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'New Eden' - Web series pilot premieres May 29, 2012

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'New Eden' - Web series pilot premieres May 29, 2012

Postby Charles » Thu May 24, 2012 10:05 am

We heard from the creators of a new animated Web series pilot that's about to debut. Here's the press release...

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THE NEW EDEN PILOT DEBUTS ONLINE MAY 29, 2012

Sci-fi web cartoon ‘New Eden’ on a mission for a series

Indie creators rally fans and court sponsors with their animated web pilot in the hope of turning it into an online series

After several weeks of building an online following, the New Eden pilot debuts on the web on May 29, 2012.

New Eden follows the adventures of bickering odd couple Murray and Hamilton, two starship crewmen marooned and fighting for their lives on a primordial world after their starship crash lands on the wrong planet!

A labour of love for independent creative duo Brett Snelgrove and Freek van Haagen, the New Eden pilot is inspired by their love of off-kilter comedy and a childhood of watching of science-fiction cartoons.

New Eden’s Dutch animator and co-creator Freek describes New Eden as “what would happen if two nobodies from the Starship Enterprise got themselves marooned on an alien planet all because one of them pressed the wrong button while the other was off taking a leak.”

Working with branded content agency Krempelwood, Brett and Freek hope to align a sponsor with New Eden to turn it into web series.

London-based Australian and fellow co-creator Brett says “we’ve got ten episodes scripted, budgeted and ready to go into production.”

To celebrate the launch of the New Eden pilot the creative duo will be releasing a series of New Eden Short Films as well as a New Eden Facebook Game.

Freek says “we wanted to come up with a way to reward our fans for their support but knew we couldn’t produce more episodes. That’s when we hit upon the idea of the animated shorts and the Facebook game.”

Brett says “we’ve got some other cool ideas in the pipeline as well and over the next couple of months we’ll be working our butts off to win over as many people as possible.”

Freek adds “fan support is the number one thing that will help us attract a sponsor. So all people need to do if they want to see a New Eden series is watch, like and share the pilot."

Fans can connect with New Eden on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ and watch the pilot on the New Eden website as well as YouTube and Vimeo.

Fans can also follow the New Eden blog for all the latest news and updates.

The New Eden Shorts and Facebook Game are planned for release in late June, 2012.


http://www.NewEdenseries.com
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Re: 'New Eden' - Web series pilot premieres May 29, 2012

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Re: 'New Eden' - Web series pilot premieres May 29, 2012

Postby SandSquid » Mon Jul 09, 2012 12:53 am

Hey folks.

If you've checked out the New Eden pilot and dug it I wanted to let you know that we now have a series of shorts we've released as well, which you can find right here:
http://www.newedenseries.com/watch-the-shorts/

Take a gander and let us know what you think.

We've got a simple but fun Facebook Game in the works and "exploring a couple of opportunities" as they say as well as assessing what our next step will be once everything is rolled out.

Enjoy!
Brett Snelgrove
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New Eden - co-creator
www.NewEdenseries.com
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