August 24, 2022

New animated series produced for BYU

Sphere Animation provides production services on new series for BYUtv, “Saving Me”. Series is set to premiere in October 2022

Sphere Animation (formerly Oasis Animation) is happy to announce it has partnered with BYUtv to produce “Saving Me,” an animated, comedy adventure, family sitcom. This is the first collaboration between Sphere and BYU Broadcasting and a first animated series for BYUtv.

“Saving Me” will consist of 20 x 22-minute episodes released in two 10-episode seasons. Sphere Animation is responsible for providing production services from managing scripts to post-production. Over one hundred artists located in Quebec and Canada have contributed to the series. Production started in Jan. 2021 and will extend through fall 2022. The series will air on BYUtv.

“We are thrilled with the opportunity to partner with BYUtv on this great project,” said Jacques Bilodeau, President and Producer of Sphere Animation. “It’s a great mark of confidence for the entire Sphere Animation team. BYUtv is an important player in family television in the U.S., and we have the talent to support them.”

The full first season of “Saving Me” will stream for free on the BYUtv app and at beginning Saturday, Oct. 1. The first two episodes will also air on the network as a “sneak peek” on Oct. 1 at 6:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. MT/3:30 p.m. PT. The first episode will then air in its regular timeslot on Monday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. MT/4:30 p.m. PT.

“Saving Me” is the story of a grumpy old tech billionaire from the distant future who has royally screwed up his life, his relationships, and the world, and who goes back in time and teams up with his eleven-year-old self to figure out together how to be a better person and prevent their miserable future.

Principal voice actors include Ivan Sherry (“Inspector Gadget”), Adam Sanders (“Clifford the Big Red Dog”), Jonathan Tan (“My Little Pony: Tell Your Tale”), Amariah Faulkner (“Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood”), Ana Sani (“Strawberry Shortcake: Berry in the Big City”), Dan Chameroy (“Hotel Transylvania: The Series”), Cory Doran (“Total DramaRama”) and Jamie Watson (“True and the Rainbow Kingdom”).