Learning Expedition Los Angeles Magnetic Bordeaux

Learning Expedition Los Angeles – January 2020

Going on an adventure in LA.

Bordeaux Métropole and its partners, CCI Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine, French Tech Bordeaux, Digital Aquitaine and CATS will be in Los Angeles from January 12th to 15 th right after the CES 2020 in Las Vegas.
Learning Expedition Los Angeles’ main objective is help generate business opportunities and create economic partnerships for Bordeaux Metropole and its partners, while also using the Magnetic Bordeaux’ brand to promote the Bordeaux region’s potential as a business hub.

LEARNING EXPEDITION From Bordeaux to Los Angeles


Amazon Studios, Hulu, Netflix, Walt Disney, 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, Dreamworks Animation, Sony, NBC Universal, Warner Bros Pictures, Lionsgate, etc.

Known as the “Entertainment Capital of the World”, Los Angeles is not just home to the most prestigious entertainment and recording studios in the world, but also hosts the headquarters of many digital media, game design, virtual reality, and entertainment companies, including YouTube, Riot, and Activision Blizzard.

The Bordeaux French region, coming in second in the entertainment field after Ile-de France, has forty video game production studios, including major brands like Ubisoft and Asobo, as well as many publicly known local products such as Dead Cells, Northgard, Seers Isle, A Plague Tale (Asobo), The Council (Big Bad Wolf), Night Call (Black Muffin Studio), Fluffy Fall and Seers Isle (Nova-Box) – winner of Best Game Audio 2019 at Casual Connect London…


Success stories examples :

  • Official announced in October 2019, Bordeaux-based studio Asobo is the designer for the newest version of Microsoft’s Flight Simulator, scheduled for release in 2020.
  • In 2019, the Umanimation-produced animated web series, “Globozone”, debuted on siteofart.tv. The project’s goal is to break down the barriers between animation and video games.

As sister cities since 1964, Learning Expedition Los Angeles will be an opportunity to strengthen the ecosystem bonds between Bordeaux Métropole and Los Angeles even more, especially when it comes to each locations creative and cultural industries.

Some key numbers about the Bordeaux’s metropolitan region :

  • 3,600 Gironde companies belong to the creative sector
  • Second city in France, after Paris, for hosting comic book professionals
  • Third city in France, after Paris and Lyon, for video game development
  • Third region for the feature film production.

Bordeaux, a promising land for ICCs :

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