SPIRIT Animation's “Celeste” Receives Epic MegaGrant Award
Brazilian global creative studio SPIRIT Animation received an Epic MegaGrant from Epic Games for its animated series Celeste's . This follows the project's success on the international stage as one of the 10 most viewed content at MIPJunior (Cannes), winner of the competitive Petrobras Production Fund in Brazil and recent selection for RIO2022C's International Market Pitch 2.
The MegaGrant will be used to produce the show's first episode, with all voices recorded at Audioworks in New York. SPIRIT is speaking to potential co-producers to join the 10 x 22 'animated series, which follows Celeste and her dragon's journey from her father figure, as they help a diverse kingdom look at life from a different and more perspective. bright.
"This episode will also function as a standalone TV special, leaving audiences curious to explore the other stories of this beautiful couple," notes Fernando Macedo, creator, screenwriter, director and executive producer of Celeste and founder and CCO of SPIRIT Animation.
Series Co-Director Cleber Coutinho, SPIRIT Animation Production Partner, adds, “Epic's Unreal Engine for real-time rendering and animation production is the way of the future, as quality increases day by day, while it [accelerates] production pipelines and workflows. We are paving the way for an upcoming feature that will be fully manufactured with Epic technology. ”
Future releases of SPIRIT include the animated series It's Gonna Be Alright '(2022), produced with Brazil's Children's Hospital for Cancer; Erastinho ; KARL Season 3, KARL BABIES Season 2 and the spooky direct-to-TV movie Mysterious Tales of Ketchup Jack , are all part of its franchise KARL which boasts over 2 billion views worldwide (Disney XD, Amazon Prime Video, WildBrain Spark, Youku).
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