Amuz Distribution licenses multi award-winning ‘About Antoine’ to France Television

Amuz Distribution licenses multi award-winning ‘About Antoine’ to France Television

To premiere on in Spring 2024.


Mumbai: Amuz Distribution’s Alex Avon, VP of Global Distribution announced that France Television has acquired its multi-award-winning series About Antoine S1 for France Television. The series will air on France Television’s in Spring 2024.

About Antoine is an uplifting story of love and family triumphing over limitations. With authenticity, sensitivity, and humor the series tackles a rarely explored theme in fiction: life with a poly-handicapped child.  Inspired by True Events. The series was produced by Amuz Distribution parent company, ComediHa! Productions, and aired on Club Illico in Quebec.

Featuring Edouard-B Larocque (George in the series) earned a nomination on 8 for Canada’s 2024 Young Artists Academy Awards, winners announced 21 July.

Young Artist Academy

The series was the recipient of multiple awards in 2023. The Prix Gémeaux in Montreal bestowed the Best Supporting Role in a Comedy award for actress Micheline Bernard, while in La Rochelle at the Festival de la Fiction, About Antoine received the Best Francophone Foreign Fiction Award; winner of the MIPCOM Diversify TV Award for Representation of Disability in a Scripted Series; and About Antoine received a nomination in the Comedy Drama & Sitcom category for the prestigious Rose d’Or Awards.

Avon stated: “Amuz Distribution is thrilled that our partner will share our multi-award-winning series About Antoine with their viewers.  This heart-felt show is sure be loved by French audiences as it has been in Canada.  We’d also like to congratulate Edouard-B Larocque on his recent nomination for a Young Artists Academy Award.” International Fictions Coproductions & Acquisitions manager Catherine Gaucher said, “As every year, as part of World Autism Awareness Day, France Télévisions Group is mobilizing and is committed to highlighting this neurodevelopmental disorder, still too little known, which would affect nearly 1 in 100 people.  On this occasion, France Télévisions offers a special program to sensitize the general public to issues around autism, including the broadcast on of the multi-award-winning series “About Antoine”, which deals with this subject with sincerity, accuracy but also with humour.”