Eleanor Coleman

producer, distributor

Eleanor Coleman is an award-winning Paris based American producer and distributor, who has worked for over 25 years in the European animation community on short & feature films as well animated series.

Eleanor works in animated feature film acquisitions with Indie Sales, where she has built an innovative prestigious lineup including the Oscar nominated film My Life as A Zucchini by Claude Barras. Her cartoon television work concentrates on international business development and pre-sales Blue Spirit in France and Canada. Her clients include Netflix Adult Animation, WBA, Marvel CU, and most major International broadcasters. She recently produced Iranian director Reza Riahi’s stop motion short, The Musician which premiered in Toronto at TIFF, won Best Film at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2021 and was shortlisted for the 2022 Oscars. The film was sold to Viacom for exclusive broadcaster Paramount+. Eleanor is a founding member and vice president of the French association Les Femmes s’Animent, Animated Women, dedicated to gender parity and conscious content production.


CEE Animation is supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union and co-funded by state funds and foundations and professional organisations from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.

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