Christophe Erbes was born in 1963 in Paris and studied mathematics, telecommunication science and economics (MBA). After some scientific research in Montreal (Canada), he worked for Canal+ International in Paris. He was then responsible for the kids and short films department at PREMIERE in Hamburg before becoming Head of Programs at S-RTL/Disney in Cologne. After being Head of Programs and Deputy Managing Director of NICKELODEON Germany, he was Managing Director at Fox Kids / Jetix in Madrid, London and Munich.
Since 2006, Christophe has been an international children's media consultant, e.g. for Orange, Ubisoft, EBU, MFG Baden-Württemberg, Magélis, and host of many festivals and conferences like MIP/MIPCOM, Annecy, APD/ITFS, Cartoon, GKMC... He is a member of the board of the German Kids Films Support Association and studied at the German Kids Media Academy in 2008/09.
Under the pseudonym Theo de Marcousin, Christophe is a published kids books author (e.g. the international bestseller Oscar and Hoo picture books, together with Oscar Winner Michael Dudok de Wit, see on FaceBook Oscar & Hoo and the release in 2017 of the 52x11’ animated TV series Ella, Oscar & Hoo), a script writer and a free lance project developer (e.g. for Technicolor, Mago, Kool, Gaumont, Studio100, E1, CopenhagenBombay, NORMAAL…).