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CarlSamNoDukeFay6-11  -  26 x Half Hours  -  3D Computer animation  

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MOONRIDGE 5
Totally Solar Adventures from the 22nd Century!

An independent CGI animation pilot production

3-D Revolution Productions in association with Bejuba! Entertainment
© 2006  3-D Revolution Productions

www.MOONRIDGE5.com


Created by Alexander Lentjes and Elmer Kaan

26 x Half Hours / 52 x 11'
3D Computer Animation
Action/Comedy for Boys & Girls 6-11


Synopsis:

In the 22nd Century five regular 14 year olds attend Moonridge Academy, a boarding school on the Moon where Space Specialists are trained.   For homework they capture dangerous and diverse Terrators on different planets using cool gadgets, turbo charged vehicles and radical moves which give rise to action-packed sequences with comic undertones.

Brief:

It is the late 22nd century.  Duke, Sam, Carl, Fay and No attend Moonridge Academy, a boarding school that has been set up on the Moon to train children in the complex art of Terrator capture.  Terrators are the unstable and unpredictable destructive creatures who are the mutations of an exploded Space DNA Lab. An explosion so fierce that it hurtled their genetically engineered DNA throughout space.  Our 5 heroes are regular 14 year olds who have gained a reputation for being the school's top team.  To achieve their weekly Terrator-capturing homework they only have their Exoskels, their vehicles and their wits.  But trouble lurks everywhere.  They soon learn that only experience and teamwork can help them overcome the obstacles they face both inside and outside school.  It's not easy to deal with the demands of Terrator hunting when you're also struggling with 0-Gravity Sports, having regular face-offs with evil Professor Asimov and being pressured by your parents to get better grades in Stellar Geography.

About 3-D Revolution Productions:

3-D Revolution Productions is a Bristol, U.K. based animation production company specialized in 3-D Stereoscopic animation.
Founded in 2005, 3-D Revolution Productions works with an international base of animators, film- and video experts and production crew.
3-D Revolution Productions works from a strong base in Animated Television Series and Tailor Made Animation production, producing in Stereoscopic 3-D and regular 2-D CGI. This means thinking out of the box is daily routine and all Animation production needs are met with fresh and original results.

About Alexander Lentjes:

Alexander Lentjes founded 3-D Revolution Productions in 2005 to produce television animation with his own, unique vision. Alexander is one of the very few individuals in the animation industry to be specialised in stereoscopic animation production, from both a creative and a technical perspective. Trained in animation and Television Science at the Utrecht School of Arts, the Netherlands, Alexander graduated with the very first 3-D Stereoscopic Stop-Motion/CGI animation short in film history, ‘The Incredible Invasion of the 20,000 Giant Robots from Outer Space’, which has played at all major 3-D film and animation festivals around the world.

He started his professional career by setting up his own animation production company ‘Sledgeham Film’ in 2000 and produced and directed animated commercials, trailers and stingers for Dutch television. After moving to London, England, in 2001, Alexander joined Collingwood O’Hare Entertainment to work as Studio Manager on multiple award winning ‘Yoko Jakamoko Toto’, ‘Gordon the Garden Gnome’ and the setup of 'Harry & His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs' and ‘The Secret Show’.
In 2005, Alexander decided it was time to try his hands on his own animated television series pilot and set up 3-D Revolution Productions to facilitate this production. He co-created, produced and directed ‘Moonridge 5’, employing a large creative production team to realise this long living dream.

Alexander speaks four languages - Dutch, English, German and French. He's currently learning Lunan, but it's a touch one to crack since the grammar book is still 178 years from being published.

About Bejuba! Entertainment:

Bejuba! Entertainment Provides End-to-End Marketing Solutions For The Exploitation Of Family Entertainment Properties Globally.

Former Egmont Imagination UK Managing Director, Tatiana Kober, formed Bejuba! Entertainment, a firm specializing in the financing, distribution and exploitation of intellectual property rights across all key markets and platforms, in late 2003. Based in Canada, with offices in LA, and the UK, the company works with a diversity of clients and entertainment properties in the areas of creative development, financing, marketing, production, distribution, consulting and packaging services.

Bejuba! represents unique and high quality projects with strong international and commercial potential. The company has approximately 8 different projects, which are in various stages of development, plus a number of series, which it distributes. In the three years since its inception, Bejuba! has already greenlit three series, with others close behind.

Bejuba!’s mission is to work with talented creative partners, to get their series seen by the international broadcast community and to get them into production. It is Bejuba!’s goal to award the creators with as much ownership as possible. Too often the creator is not properly recognized nor rewarded for their work.

Bejuba! counts top Academy Award winning producers Tandem Films and Snowden Fine amongst its client base, as well as internationally recognized companies National Geographic Kids Programming, and Production, Klasky Csupo and German national broadcaster’s ZDF Enterprises.

In May 2006, Bejuba! opened a sales office in the UK, recruiting industry veteran Karen Hunter, to head the division

About Tatiana Kober:

Tatiana specializes in both the production and business aspects of children's broadcasting globally. She has strong relationships with broadcasters and production companies around the world. Often a speaker at international events, she was asked to be a jury member at the Annecy Animation Festival, 2003.

Before starting Bejuba!, Tatiana Kober was the Managing Director of Egmont Imagination UK. She set up the London division of the Danish-based company, planned the strategy and ran the international children's distribution division. She played an integral role in securing the financing of new properties, finding partners for projects and possible co-ventures. She was a member of the creative board, which decided on the direction the company would take and the projects it would invest in. Tatiana also looked at third party productions in order to build the Egmont Imagination catalogue.

Tatiana joined Egmont Imagination in 2000, from her position as Children's Manager for GEM - ENDEMOL UK. There she distributed and co-developed Initial Kids' productions. In addition, her role included, assessing and acquiring programmes to build the children's catalogue.

Prior to working with GEM, Tatiana spent two years at BBC Worldwide in London, as a Sales Executive for children's drama and light entertainment programming. As a Children's Genre Specialist she reported on trends and news to CBBC Production and Global Brand Development.

Before joining BBC Worldwide, Tatiana lived in Tokyo, where she concentrated on securing co-productions for the Japanese national broadcaster, NHK.

Tatiana began her extensive media career in Canada working for TV Ontario. Over her six-years with the channel, Tatiana worked as director and associate producer on a variety of award-winning films and series.

Tatiana graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Arts (B.A.A.) degree, in Radio and Television Arts, from Canada's highest-rated journalism - and media program, Ryerson University, in Toronto, Canada. She speaks three languages - English, German, and French.


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