Tiny Island launches stereoscopic-3D animated series 'Dream Defenders'| Classic Media manages worldwide distribution

By AMRITA VALECHA | 4 October, 2010 - 16:28

Singapore's leading Stereoscopic-3D CG animation production company, Tiny Island and Classic Media, the global media company with a portfolio of some of the world's top family entertainment brands, today announced the launch of "Dream Defenders" a new CG-animated action-comedy series for 6-9 year olds at this year's MIPCOM market. Tiny Island will distribute the series in North America and Asia whilst Classic Media will manage distribution across all media including consumer products in all other territories Worldwide.

Zane and Zoey, twins and rivals are the "Dream Defenders" (26x30min eps) - the last line of defence between the Real World and the nightmare creatures of the Dreamworlds. Controlled by the evil Icela, ruler of Dreamworld, the nightmares have come to life and are threatening to break through and take control. Only Zane and Zoey, and their supercomputer Zeus, stand in Icela's way... Only Zane and Zoey are the Dream Defenders. What if you could kick your nightmare's butt's?…

Talking to Animation Xpress Asia Pacific, David Kwok, Managing Director, Tiny Island shared, "I am excited to work with Classic Media to launch this Stereoscopic 3d CGI series "Dream Defenders". This marks the beginning of the release of a slate of Stereoscopic 3d productions by our studio with other international partners, including 2 Stereoscopic 3d films to be released end of 2011 and 2012.

Based on original concepts by Tiny Island Productions, this production with Classic Media will be produced at the Singapore-based studio, with a writing team based out of Los Angeles. Due for delivery in late 2011, the series will be available in both nonstereo 3D and stereo-3D formats.

Visitors to the Singapore Pavilion at MIPCOM 2010 will experience a Stereoscopic- 3D market preview of the show.

He added, "We are very excited to announce the launch of our new series as part of the line up for this MIP. Audiences can look forward to spectacular action and adventures set in fantasy or hyper-reality dream worlds. It's going to be very different visually from other shows out there right now on the TV screens with cool and sleek gadgets and interesting character designs. Characters are smart and funny, with situational comedy weaved into the more intense parts of the stories".

Chloe Van den Berg, Executive Vice President - International, Classic Media, commented; "We are thrilled to unveil Dream Defenders to buyers at MIPCOM and to be working with such premium production partners as Tiny Island. Dream Defenders is an innovative new show, bringing state of the art animation to the small screen in a new action-comedy series for kids worldwide".

The show is co-financed by Tiny Island Productions and the Media Development
Authority of Singapore, at a total production budget of US$5.2 million and is available for worldwide acquisition and licensing.