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Our services

Acquisition of property rights

We are interested in the acquisition of properties that stood out internationally through publishing, television, movies or merchandising.

Creative development

Adaptation and conceptual development of properties in order to produce television series and/or feature film in 2D/3D animation or fiction.

TV and Merchandising Distribution

We offer a variety of programs for youth and family, including internationally successful TV series Totally Spies and Martin Mystery.

About

Created in 1990, Image Communication Conseils ltée has a mission to:

“Acquire and develop high quality multiplatform, television and cinematographic entertainment properties for children and the general public, in addition to promoting the services of Sylvain Viau as independent Producer, Director and Creator. “

Linking creativity and experience as much conceptually as administratively, Sylvain Viau is always on the lookout for original material and forms for new productions.

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Our services

Acquisition of property rights

We are interested in the acquisition of properties that stood out internationally through publishing, television, movies or merchandising.

We recently acquired the exclusive international rights for the successful AMOS DARAGON novel by author Bryan Perro.

Creative development

Adaptation and conceptual development of properties in order to produce television series and/or feature film in 2D/3D animation or fiction.

Since 2014, ICC has developed several projects of international stature. Among others, we have several projects featuring the AMOS DARAGON novel by author Bryan Perro:

  • A trilogy of fiction features with SFX;
  • An animated television series (2D-3D) of 26 episodes of 22 minutes;
  • A full-length animation 3D film.
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TV and merchandising distribution

For pre-sale (worldwide rights)

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Amos - The Mask Hunter (Season I)

Synopsis: Amos Daragon races against Black Sun to unite the most Masks of Kairos to create the ultimate power: the Mask of Chronos. The one who possesses this mask can control time and thus determine the fate of all humanity…

Inspired by the best-selling novel series of 12 books, Amos, The Mask Hunter is a 2D-3D animated series that plunges the young audiences into a medieval fantasy universe full of magic in a world where myths and legends come to life.

Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Heroic fantasy
Length: 26 x 22 minutes
Target: 6-10 years
Style: 2D-3D animation
Deliverables: HD, 2K, 4K
Planned Production: 2018-2019
Distributor: ICC and Sunset Studio (World)
Broadcasters:
– Canada: Radio-Canada, TFO

For acquisition (worldwide rights)

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Walter (Season I) – presented as interstitials

Synopsis: A light-hearted action-comedy series where environmental-themes are integrated into Walter’s adventures around the world.

Genre: Comedy / Adventure
Length: 65 x 5 minutes (non verbal)
Target: 6-9 years
Style: 2D animation
Deliverables: Betacam Digital
Production:  2006
Distributor: ICC (World)
Broadcasters:
– Canada: Radio-Canada, Vrak.tv, TV5 and BBC
– World: Cartoon Network, RTBF, Planet

Walter & Tandoori (Seasons I-II)

Synopsis:  Walter is an endearing fellow, impulsive, headstrong, funny and naive all at the same time. He travels the world over with his faithful sidekick Tandoori, a hyperactive chicken. The two partners rely on their outrageous imagination to overcome these pitfalls and their everyday lives become an obstacle course.

 
Genre: Comedy / Adventure
Length: 104 x 11 minutes
Target: 6-9 years
Style: 2D animation
Deliverables: HD
Production:  2010-2013
Awards: 12 awards, including a Gémeaux Award in 2011
Broadcasters:
– USA: Kids & Family Central (Comcast)
– Canada: Radio-Canada, TV5
– Asia : Disney
– Latin America : Canal Once, Cartoon Network, Telefe
– Europe and Middle East : MTV OY, Irib Media, MBC, RTBF

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Walter 100% (Season I)

Synopsis: Charming, funny, and irreverent, Walter bumbles his way through hilarious situations while trying to right environmental wrongs. A mix of Charlie Chaplin and Mr. Bean, this broad physical comedy series with special effects has a highly unusual star. A cartoon character comes to life while relying on “green” tricks up his sleeve to get out of complicated situations!

Genre: Non verbal comedy
Length: 13 x 22 minutes or shorter capsules (2 to 9 minutes)
Target: Family
Style: Live action with special effects
Shooting and deliverables: HD
Production: 2013
Distribution: ICC (World)
Broadcasters:
– Canada: Nuevo Mundo (Canadian Hispanic rights)
– USA and Latin America: Kids & Family Central (Comcast),
– Europe: GBC

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Walter&Tandoori's Xmas (Feature Film)

Synopsis: Walter and Tandoori the inseparable duo is about to test the bonds of friendship while trying to save their rural village from an ecological disaster… It is just before Christmas in the village of Hart’s Landing and an ominous shadow threatens the tiny town. That’s right, Bill Counter, a wealthy businessman without scruples, has a project to install a huge manufacture and retail box store right in the middle of the town. With a thousand tricks up his sleeve, nothing appears to be able to stop him. Buy, buy and always buy seem to be his favorite refrain. But after he makes friends with Walter and Tandoori, they are quick to realize the dishonest nature of this dear Bill Counter! A major challenge awaits our hero Walter. He must save the village whose quality of life is being severely tested with the help, of course, of his faithful sidekick Tandoori.

Genre: Comedy / Adventure
Length: 81 minutes
Target:  6-9 years
Style: 2D animation with 3D effects
Deliverables: HD and DCP
Production:  2012
Distributor: ICC and House of Film (World)
Broadcasters:
– Canada: Radio-Canada
– World: Cartoon Network, RTBF, Disney, Nelonen Media

For acquisition (Canadian rights)

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Totally Spies (Seasons III-IV-V)

Synopsis: The series centers around the adventures of three teenage girls from Beverly Hills – Sam, Alex and Clover – who live a double life as spies working for the World Organization of Human Protection (WOOHP). The girls are recruited by the organization’s leader, Jerry, to solve worsening crime conditions that arise across the globe. Many of their missions involve dealing with disgruntled villains who have been wronged in some form during their past. Several have exacted revenge on the spies by invading their personal lives.

Genre: Action / Comedy / Adventure
Length: 78 x 26 minutes (episodes 53 to 130)
Target: 8-12 years
Style: 2D animation
Deliverables: Betacam Digital
Production: 2004, 2005, 2007 (100% Canadian Content via a French coproduction)
Distributor: ICC (Canada)
Broadcasters:
– Canada: Teletoon
– USA: Cartoon Network
– Europe: TF1, Fox Family channel, Fox kids Europe
Available territories: English and French Canada after February 28, 2018

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Amazing Spiez! (Seasons I-II)

Synopsis: Four young brothers and sisters, Lee, Megan, Marc and Tony, were chosen by the World Office of Human Protection (WOOHP) to become international spies. Together, these young spies will learn to juggle between everyday life and espionage.

This series is derived from the series Totally Spies! where many of the characters also meet.

Genre: Action / Comedy / Adventure
Length: 52 x 26 minutes
Target: 8-12 years
Style: 2D animation
Deliverables: Betacam Digital
Production: 2010 (100% Canadian Content via a French coproduction)
Distributor: ICC (Canada)
Broadcasters:
– Canada: Teletoon
– Europe: TF1, Canal J
Available territories for Season 1 (episodes 1 to 26): English and French
Available territories for Season 2 (episodes 27 to 39) : English and French Canada after August 31st, 2018
Available territories for Season 2 (episodes 40 to 52) : English and French Canada after August 31st, 2020

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Team Galaxy (Seasons I-II)

Synopsis: A series about a trio of young students who try to balance their regular teenage lives and their training to become Space Marshals. Their school called “Galaxy High”, a galactic justice authority, defends the galaxy against criminals.

Genre: Action / Comedy / Adventure
Length: 52 x 26 minutes
Target: 6 – 9 years
Style: 2D animation
Deliverables: Betacam Digital
Production: 2006, 2007 (100% Canadian Content via a French coproduction)
Distributor: ICC (Canada)
Broadcasters:
– Canada: YTV, Vrak.TV and TV5
– USA: Cartoon Network
– Europe: Jetix, France 3. RAI
– Merchandising: MGM
Available territories: English Canada (now), French Canada (after August 31st, 2019)

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Martin Mystery (Seasons I-II-III)

Synopsis: MARTIN MYSTERY is a dripping goo-fest of slime, thrills and comedy, starring Martin and Diana: two mismatched teenagers with hilariously opposite personalities on a mission to investigate the weirdest paranormal enigmas and the slimiest creatures from beyond. Commissioned by “THE CENTER” – an undercover bureau specializing in mysterious phenomena – and with the help of Java, a massive caveman lost in time, they leap from their average school duties to eerie slime-dripping caves and lairs.

Genre: Action / Comedy / Adventure
Length: 66 x 26 minutes
Target: 8-12 years
Style: 2D animation
Deliverables: Betacam Digital
Production: 2003, 2004, 2005 (100% Canadian Content via a French coproduction)
Distributor: ICC (Canada)
Broadcasters:
– Canada: YTV, Vrak.TV, TV5
– USA: Nickelodeon, 4kids TV, Nicktoons Networks
– Europe: M6, RAI, Canal J
Available territories: English & French Canada

Monster Buster Club (Seasons I-II)

Synopsis: This show is about three kids and an alien girl, who are all charged with saving their town from alien invasions. They reform a secret organization that was founded centuries ago called the Monster Buster Club, often abbreviated to MBC. The goal of the MBC is to locate alien criminals seeking refuge in Single Town, capture them, and send them to galactic authorities.

Genre: Action / Comedy / Adventure
Length: 52 x 26 minutes
Target: 6-9 years
Style: 3D animation
Deliverables: Betacam Digital
Production: 2007, 2008, 2009 (100% Canadian Content via a French coproduction)
Distributor: ICC (Canada)
Broadcasters:
– Canada: YTV, Radio Canada
– USA: Toon Disney
– Europe: Jetix, TF1
Available territories: English Canada

COME MEET US!

Calendar

MIP Junior

14~15 oct.

Cannes, France.
International TV market for children.
www.mipjunior.com

MIPCOM

16~19 oct.

Cannes, France.
International
TV market.
www.mipcom.com

 AFM

1~8 nov.

Santa Monica, USA.
American
film market.
www.americanfilmmarket.com

MIP Cancun

15~17 nov.

Cancun, Mexique.
TV market for
Latin America.
www.mipcancun.com

CEO

Sylvain Viau

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With more than 15 years in management and the creation of audiovisual productions, Sylvain Viau offers his expertise as Producer, Director and Creator. In addition, Sylvain Viau offers a solid background in the management of film tax credits (cinematographic service and production) for all fiction or animation projects.

For all film projects aimed at the international markets, Sylvain Viau is now in a position to offer his services as either a producer or coproducer under the “Iceworks Group” banner.

A graduate in business from the Université de Sherbrooke in Quebec (BAA), Sylvain Viau has been involved in audiovisual work for over 15 years. Whether behind the camera as director or in front of it in an acting capacity, he has developed a very diversified track record in this activity sector. His passage at the department of youth and animation at Motion International (now TVA International), gave him valuable experience in planning and budget tracking for Canada/Europe television coproductions in 2D animation, highlighted by such work as the Adventures of a Fly and Fantômette. Since 2002, he has acted as executive producer for such series as Martin Mystery, Totally Spies, Team Galaxy, Monster Buster Club, Amazing Spiez, Walter & Tandoori and Walter 100%. Mr. Viau was awarded the Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year – Media and Entertainment” in 2010 and won a Gemeau Award for “Best Animated Series” in 2012 with Watler & Tandoori. He also was a laureate for the Mérite STIQ 2005 awards for having set a standard for integrating the best business practices in Quebec.

Mr. Viau was also the animation representative on the Quebec Cinema/Television cluster (Bureau du Cinéma et de la Télévision du Québec (BCTQ)) and is occasionally invited as a speaker at international events. In this regard, he represented Canada at the Forum Blanc in France to discuss the new multiplatform avenues in Canada in January 2011, and in 2009, he represented Canada at Cannes and his topic was how Quebec/Canada coproductions work in the animation sector.

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