Sparx Animation Studios
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Sparx Animation Studios is a visual effects/animation company that creates feature films, TV shows and game cinematics. Sparx is owned by Virtuos, and has production teams in Shanghai, Chengdu and Saigon, and offices in Paris, Vancouver and Tokyo.
Sparx was founded in 1995 by Jean-Christophe Bernard, Guillaume Hellouin and Fabrice Giger, and became well known for co-producing Rolie Polie Olie with Nelvana and Disney Channel. The company produced the fully computer-animated movie Igor, starring John Cusack and Molly Shannon which was released on September 19, 2008.
Sparx had temporarily closed its French office in 2008, and American and Vietnamese offices in 2010. In September 2011, Sparx' assets and core team were acquired and reopened by Virtuos, a digital entertainment production company. Virtuos has more than 1000 employees under the Virtuos and Sparx* brands.
- Feature Animation
- Igor (2008)
- TV Series
- Zorro The Chronicles (2014)
- Gazoon (2009)
- Zoé Kezako (2004)
- Rolie Polie Olie: The Great Defender of Fun (2002)
- Les filles, l'âne et les boeufs (2002)
- Molly, Star-Racer (2001)
- R. Mertonensis (2001)
- Purgatoire (2001)
- À deux sur la comète (2000)
- Rolie Polie Olie (1998)
- Bob & Scott (1996)
- DTV Productions
- The Lion King 1½ (2004)
- Care Bears: Journey to Joke-a-lot (2004)
- Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas (2004)
- Special effects
- Cdd/i (2005)
- Photograbber (2004)
- Summer in the Golden Valley (2003)
- Bella ciao (2001)
- Le nouveau big bang (2001)
- Grégoire Moulin contre l'humanité (2001)
- Changing Faces: The Best of Louise (2001)
- Thomas in Love (2000)
- My Life in Pink (1997)
- "Virtuos buys Sparx". Variety.
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- Sparx Animation Studios at the Internet Movie Database
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