Sonic Boom

Versailles scoops French export award

Versailles has won the drama award at the TV France International 2017 Export Awards. Industry group TVFI annually awards the best-performing French-originated TV exports with this year’s winners crowned at producers’ association Procirep’s award ceremony for the French Producer of the Year in Paris last night. Banijay Rights and Versailles beat 100% Distribution with Spin […]

Sonic animated series booms in new territories

France’s LE Rights has shopped the new Sonic the Hedgehog animated series to a raft of international broadcasters. Sonic Boom, which is produced by by Sega and Ouido! Productions, has been picked up by broadcasters including RTVE in Spain, RTBF in Belgium, SIC in Portugal and Noga in Israel. In the US the 52x11mins series […]

Technicolor buys French prodco OuiDo

US technology and content company Technicolor has acquired OuiDo Productions, the French kids prodco that counts Alvinnn!!! & The Chipmunks (pictured) and Sonic Boom among its credits. OuiDo was created out of Lagardere’s Genao Productions. Former Lagardère executives Boris Hertzog, Sandrine Nguyen and Billy Frédéric Richard launched OuiDo after Lagardere moved out of kids animation in […]

Sonic toon speeds to Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network and two French broadcasters are on board the first ever Sonic the Hedgehog CG-animated TV series. Sonic Boom will first launch in the US on Cartoon and France on Canal J and Gulli in the autumn of 2014 before rolling out internationally. France’s Genao Productions is coproducing the 52x11mins series with Sega’s American […]