New York, NY [February 10, 2012] – Toronto’s Smiley Guy Studios has joined forces with UK-based Whole Hog Creations to develop 26 half-hours of the crime-solving game show, What a Croc! Combining live action and animation, Croc follows three real life kids on a comical adventure where they seek out the “whodunit” while concealed inside the world-famous detective, Croc Monsieur.
”Whole Hog Creations are absolutely thrilled to be working with Smiley Guy Studios on What a Croc!,” says co-creator, James Fox. “The project is a perfect fit for our collective passions and expertise. Smiley Guy Studios brings their outstanding animation portfolio, fantastic production experience and passion as standard. They also bring fabulous ideas and oodles of fun, too. We are very much looking forward to the adventure to come.”
Mike Valiquette, Smiley Guy’s Director of Development added, “We’ve been working with the guys at Whole Hog for some time now on Skatoony, so this is an obvious and organic next step. James and Rich are hilarious, with a really distinct creative voice and such a clear understanding of what makes this kind of show work. We really can’t wait to move this into production.”