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Gran Canaria Attracts French Animation Company

Gran Canaria Attracts French Animation CompanyThe French production company Amuse, through its subsidiary Birland, is setting up in Gran Canaria, and will hire around 50 digital animation professionals, and the President of the Government of Gran Canaria, Antonio Morales, said “This news is transcendental!”

The Amuse Company, created in 2015, produces children’s and young people’s content on new digital video platforms, such as YouTube and Amazon, among others, and currently presents almost one hundred channels, which have more than 400 million visits per month.

For its part, Birland in now intending to hire a maximum of 50 people, including 2D and 3D animators, designers, screenwriters, sound artists, translators, singers and dubbing actors.

Arthur Lener, President of Amuse Group said “I am fully convinced of the success of the facility in Gran Canaria for Birland, which was born with the clear objective of becoming a benchmark in the animation industry.”

Morales said “Today is an important day for Gran Canaria and the Canary Islands.”

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