Sony Pictures Networks India Dives into 'Animation For All' with a Fresh Lineup of 7 Diverse Shows
Sony Pictures Networks India introduces a collection of 7 new global shows suitable for all age groups. Produced by YAY! Animations. By: Wee Yan Ling
MUMBAI - The series produced by YAY! Animations, entails a wide spectrum of genres, ranging from action and adventure to sci-fi, drama, fantasy and horror, appealing to adults, teens, and kids.
The studio’s maiden foray into animation content production made waves with Sudha Murty’s Tales of Wit and Magic, a 2D-animated series that exclusively premiered on Netflix earlier this year and held the spot in the children’s category charts for several weeks straight.
Some animation titles for adults include, Karna - The Guardian that blends the rich story material hailing from India with the creative prowess by Ascension, a Japanese studio. Uncanny Short Stories is an animated adaptation of a selection of 13 short stories written by the acclaimed Academy Award Winner – Satyajit Ray. The series delves into supernatural, psychological and macabre elements and explores dark secrets. The original works written in Bengali will be re- produced under the creative supervision of Sandip Ray with background music rendered by the National Award Winner Shantanu Moitra.
For children’s series, W.H.A.T & the Dog is a chase comedy series following the adventures of a resourceful stray dog as he navigates risky encounters while searching for food, water, shelter, and affection around a house. Inhabited by a human family and their four pets, the house becomes a hilarious battleground where the dog's determination clashes with the pets' efforts to keep him at bay.
Young Achievers is a thrilling blend of entertainment and adventure brought to life in collaboration with PowerKids Entertainment. This captivating series is designed for children aged 6 years and older, featuring extraordinary young talents excelling in diverse fields, from aviation and skydiving to underwater exploration, spy training, martial arts, and advanced combat operations.
Leena Lele Dutta, Business Head, Kids and Animation said, "At Sony Pictures Networks India, we're dedicated to pushing creative boundaries, and our animation slate embodies that commitment. We see animation as a universal medium of storytelling that transcends borders resonating across all age groups. All shows are a celebration of captivating narratives, where every frame is an imaginative canvas and every character a vessel of emotion. With this creative venture, we aim to redefine storytelling through animation and inspire hearts globally.”
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