Farside Options has partnered with Unusual Matter Media Ltd. to develop and produce a slate of animated collection for the grownup market. Their first venture is Blood of Camelota darkish fantasy that reimagines King Arthur as a vampire despot ruling over a blighted realm.
In Blood of CamelotKing Arthur should make a horrible selection to guard his kingdom — a choice that splits the knights of the roundtable and corrupts the dream of Camelot. Because the realm falls prey to vicious monsters and vampiric knights, solely Guinevere and Arthur’s former champion Lancelot can save the king from himself.
A pilot is at the moment within the works, with plans to put the collection with a community someday this yr.
“We’re extremely excited to be creating Blood of Camelot with Unusual Matter Media. It is a dream venture for us, as myself and plenty of right here grew up on a strict weight loss plan of anime and comedian books,” stated Dylan Shipley, Artistic Director of Farside Options. “Since beginning out in animation, it’s been my aim to push the trade right here within the U.Ok. and begin specializing in extra grownup animated content material. Blood of Camelot is such an thrilling venture for Farside Options, our very personal animated collection constructed from the bottom up which is already shaping into one thing superb.“
Unusual Matter’s joint CEO George Mann famous, “Blood over Camelot combines our mutual love of folklore, mythology and horror. Farside Options are the best companion to deliver the present’s sweeping motion and emotional depth to life, giving acquainted characters an surprising and infrequently brutal twist.”
Joint CEO Cavan Scott added, “The early visuals are nothing wanting extraordinary. The story we’re crafting alongside Dylan and the workforce at Farside Options is really epic in scope, whereas by no means dropping sight of the very human story on the coronary heart of the Arthurian mythos.”
Unusual Matter Media is an leisure firm targeted on style storytelling in movie, TV, audio drama and transmedia, based by Sunday Instances bestselling writer Mann and New York Instances bestselling writer Scott. Collectively, they’ve labored on world properties similar to Star Wars, Star Trek, Pacific Rim and Physician Who. Individually, they’ve created the favored collection Newbury and Hobbes, Ghosts of Manhattan, Wychwood, Engineward and Shadow Servicea number of of that are in improvement for display screen. Scott is a narrative architect on Lucasfilm’s cross-platform initiative Star Wars: The Excessive Republicwhereas Mann is a lead author of a number of grownup animated collection at the moment in manufacturing.
Farside Options is a U.Ok.-based animation studio specializing in 2D. A division of Solar & Moon, an award-winning animation studio based by Dylan Shipley and Louis Jones in 2009, Farside is at the moment in manufacturing on the Hammer & Bolter anthology for Video games Workshop’s new Warhammer+ platform, along with creating Blood of Camelot and a slate of recent productions with Unusual Matter Media.
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