Technicolor Acquires Paris-Based OuiDo

Technicolor has acquired French independent animation producer OuiDo Productions. Headed by Sandrine Nguyen and Boris Hertzog, OuiDo Productions has produced such globally popular animation ... Continue Reading →

News Bytes: Merged Animafest, ‘Belladonna’ Restored and More

Wrapping up the week with the following desk-clearing news items: • After years of alternating its focus, The World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb has merged features ... Continue Reading →

Dion Draws 2014 Poster for Annecy

The Annecy International Animation Film Festival has unveiled the poster for its 2014 edition, featuring artwork from filmmaker, illustrator and producer Franck Dion. “I wanted ... Continue Reading →

Sega Revitalizes Game Franchise with ‘Sonic Boom’

Sonic Boom, a new CG-animated series starring video-game icon Sonic the Hedgehog, is being coproduced by Sega of America and OuiDO! Productions as part of broad initiative to revitalize ... Continue Reading →

New Sonic Show to Debut on Cartoon Network

Sega’s popular character Sonic the Hedgehog will return to TV in 2014, via a new CG-animated series to be co-produced by Sega and Genao Productions. The new series, which is tentatively ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

+ Technicolor, ABC Television Australia and Australian producer Avrill Stark’s A Stark Production have finalized a partnership for the development of the Gestalt Comics’ ... Continue Reading →

Saban/MarVista Send ‘Power Rangers’ to the U.K.

Saban Brands and MarVista Entertainment have licensed the latest installment of the Power Rangers franchise, Saban’s Power Rangers: Megaforce, to the United Kingdom’s Channel ... Continue Reading →

Canal J Launches ‘Redakai’ Holiday Contest

Paris-based Canal J has launched an online holiday competition to give away 100 Redakai TCG box sets to fans of Marathon’s action-packed boys’ series. The promotion will culminate ... Continue Reading →

Marathon’s ‘Redakai’ Hits High Numbers in France & U.K.

Marathon Media and Spin Master’s Redakai: Conquer the Kairu (52 x 26’) is hitting some high notes on French youth and family broadcaster Gulli and the U.K.’s CITV, while TV and ... Continue Reading →

‘Redakai’ Conquers New Broadcasters

The magical battling adventure toon from Zodiak Kids, Redakai: Conquer the Kairu, has claimed three more European broadcasters: Germany’s Kabel 1, VT4 in Flemish-speaking Belgium ... Continue Reading →