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Bun&Bunee, local CG animated

30 Nov 2009 12:23
Following its success as the overall winner of the Arts and Entertainment category of Podcast Showdown, sponsored by 5FM, Coca-Cola, Mini and Apple, Bun&Bunee animated shorts will premiere on Saturday 5 December 2009 just before the 7pm news on SABC3.
The mobile game, called Island Hop, based on its characters, is published worldwide by the award-winning distributor Player X and has become one of the top selling unknown brand games in Europe. It is also rolling out a multi-faceted merchandising program with CLM, from greeting cards, stationery and plush toys starting early in 2010, to clothing apparel and accessories later in the year.

“We wanted Bun&Bunee to reach as many South Africans as possible, while still positioning it as a premium brand, so we chose SABC3 which has roughly 9 million daily viewers,” says Paul Meyer, executive producer of Bun&Bunee. “We are thrilled to be launching this homemade series to our local audience first, before it goes out to the rest of the world.”

The series is described as a mixture of classic Saturday morning cartoons and wacky, cutesy Anime style animation, executed in slick 3D.
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local animation?-
So far local has not been lekker when it comes to animation. Lets hope this TV series does better.
Posted on 30 Nov 2009 15:08
Saturday morning cartoons...-
Yes please!
Posted on 30 Nov 2009 14:24
good news...-
Lets hope this takes the animation industry a bit needs a good kick in know...lower area.
Posted on 30 Nov 2009 13:55
We need some good local content!!
Posted on 30 Nov 2009 13:53
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