Olivier Dumont is the Managing Director of Entertainment One Family and Entertainment One Licensing. He oversees all the commercial and creative activities of Entertainment One’s combined kid, family and licensing operations including development, production, sales, licensing and merchandising and is responsible for developing properties into global TV, Home Entertainment, New Media and Licensing & Merchandising brands. Key brands include hit properties “Peppa Pig”, “PJ Masks” and “Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom”.
Dumont supervises all Entertainment One Family and Entertainment One Licensing teams currently based in Canada, UK, USA, Australia, Brazil and Hong Kong.
Prior to joining Entertainment One, Olivier Dumont served as MD of TV Loonland overseeing all creative and commercial activities including sourcing and development of kids and family entertainment properties. He had previously been MD of SIP Animation where he was responsible for development, financing, production and distribution of animated series.
His career in the television and kids programming began in 1993 when he joined Europe Images International – a major distributor of live action, documentary and animation programming. He also worked at French broadcaster Canal J where he was responsible for acquisitions and co-productions and oversaw the complete revamping of the broadcaster’s line-up in terms of programming genre and programming scheduling.
Dumontstudied French and Anglo American law at the Université Paris X Nanterre and intellectual property law at Université Panthéon Assas (Paris II).