Part of Production Services and joining the Animation & Games team, the company will now have a boutique Technicolor animation storefront in France for European producers and others to utilize animation facility in Bangalore as well as production facilities across the globe.
The acquisition allows Technicolor to offer film, TV and OTT clients a complete end-to-end animation solution with pre-production services (pre-viz, design, storyboard), to animation production, and all the way through to post-production, while utilizing regional tax advantages. This further strengthens Technicolor as a worldwide animation production partner.
Based in Paris and headed by Sandrine Nguyen and Boris Hertzog, OuiDo Productions has produced such globally popular animation series as Alvinnn!!! & The Chipmunks, co-produced with Bagdasarian Productions for M6; Sonic Boom, a co-production with SEGA for Cartoon Network in the US and Canal J/Gulli in France; developed Les Légendaires, an animated series based on Editions Delcourt’s comic book series of the same name, with France’s TF1 and Canal J; produced season 2 of Mini-Loup for France Television; and the forthcoming launch of a pre-school series Monchhichi.
Under Animation & Games, Technicolor’s original content development efforts have been successful they are currently in production on two series, Atomic Puppet and The Deep, with high-quality brands in the development pipeline. OuiDo will further complement this team with their relationships with well-established IP holders, including Bagdasarian’s Alvin, Sega’s Sonic and Sekiguchi’s Monchhichi.