London, United Kingdom – Tiny Island Productions, One of Singapore’s leading Stereoscopic-3D CG animation production companies and Classic Media, the global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s top family entertainment brands, announced the launch of “Dream Defenders” a new CG-animated action-comedy series for 6-9 year olds. 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” – the last line of defense 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 butts?
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 non-stereo 3D and stereo-3D formats.
David Kwok, managing director, Tiny Island Productions, commented: “We are very excited to announce the launch of our new series. 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 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.