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Sony Confirms Sonic Live-Action Hybrid Flick

Interesting news for fans of iconic videogame star Sonic the Hedgehog: Sega president & CEO Hajime Satomi has confirmed in an interview with The Worldfolio that “Sega Sammy Group ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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CN Adds 3 New Series, Events, Returning Shows for 2015-16

Cartoon Network unveiled its 2015-16 programming lineup, adding three new animated series as well as several special events and acquired series. New original programs include: We Bare ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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PGS Takes on OuiDO’s ‘Monchhichi’

France’s OuiDO Productions (ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks, Sonic Boom) is gearing up to go into development on a new animated series based on the classic Japanese toy brand Monchhichi, ... Continue Reading →
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SEGA Reveals ‘Sonic Boom’ Characters

SEGA’s smash hit videogame character Sonic the Hedgehog is lining up a whole new universe of adventures. Announced earlier this year, the new franchise spin Sonic Boom includes ... Continue Reading →
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OuiDO Goes Ape for ‘Monchhichi’

In honor of the popular little monkey toy’s 40th birthday, OuiDO! Productions has signed a co-production agreement with Japan’s Sekiguchi to co-produce an all new, CG animated ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Evolves with Kids: “Always On”

Cartoon Network announced its original programming slate for 2014-2015, featuring experiments such as the network’s first miniseries and comfortable old favorites like a new take ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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Kidscreen Summit Offers Panel on New Narrative Rules

If you’ve been thinking about the evolving nature of narrative rules in children’s media and how and if the brave, new multiplatform universe is shaking up the old standards, ... Continue Reading →