In 2000, Xavier Picard co-founded Pictak S.A.S. together with the Japanese born producer Takashi Masunaga. Pictak produces and co-produces animation films and series for worldwide markets. The company continuously collaborates with animation studios in Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, Canada, as well as with premier 3D and 2D studios in France. Some of Pictak’s most notable co-productions include Marcelino, Odd Family and Valerian.