|Quibi Greenlights Stop-Motion Animation Series "Micro Mayhem" from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and eOne|
Inspired by the original viral short created by Towner and John Harvatine IV, the cars set the stage with an immense amount of attitude and personality in this dialogue-free grindhouse action series.
|[via press release from Quibi]|
| QUIBI GREENLIGHTS STOP-MOTION ANIMATION SERIES "MICRO MAYHEM" FROM STOOPID BUDDY STOODIOS AND eONE|
Los Angeles, CA - February 28, 2020 - Today, Quibi announced the greenlight of 'MICRO MAYHEM', an epic, stop-motion animation series by Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and eOne. Created and executive produced by Eric Towner ("Robot Chicken"), 'MICRO MAYHEM' is a series of over-the-top shorts where the cars are the characters. Executive producers for the series are Jon Favreau's Golem Creations, Seth Green, John Harvatine IV, Matthew Senreich and Chris Waters.
Inspired by the original Micro Mayhem viral short created by Towner and John Harvatine IV, the cars set the stage with an immense amount of attitude and personality in this dialogue-free grindhouse action series. Each of the short-form episodes will be self-contained.
"Micro Mayhem brings to life the car chases I imagined as a kid, and combines my love of technology and stop-motion artistry," said Towner. We're thrilled to be teaming with Golem Creations to bring this dream project to life."
"Quibi's focus on micro storytelling provides the perfect platform for Micro Mayhem. We are excited to work with Eric and his team at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, to bring this wild ride to audiences one turn at a time," added Greg Clayman, Senior Vice President, New Platforms and Strategic Partnerships, Film and Television at eOne.
Logline: Micro Mayhem is a series of over-the-top shorts that showcase a host of original iconic cars with as much personality as they have power. The series combines miniature filmmaking and stop-motion artistry in a wild (and comically violent) ride like no other!
Created by: Eric Towner
Executive Producers: Eric Towner, Jon Favreau's Golem Creations, Seth Green, John Harvatine IV, Matthew Senreich and Chris Waters
Produced by: Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and eOne
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About Stoopid Buddy Stoodios
Stoopid Buddy Stoodios is an artist-friendly collective that houses some of the finest talent in all of animation and live-action, showcasing a knack for creating unique visuals and telling character driven stories with an uncanny sensibility. Stoopid Buddy Stoodios is home to the longest running stop-motion show on television, the Emmy Award-winning Robot Chicken, as well as the Emmy Award-nominated SuperMansion with Bryan Cranston. Stoopid Buddy Stoodios is currently in production on Crossing Swords, which is set to premiere as part of the Hulu Originals slate in 2020. The company's multiple-building campus and state-of-the-art facility located in Burbank, makes it one of the largest studios specializing in live-action, puppetry, stop-motion, 2D and CG animation in California. The company's work covers the entertainment gamut, ranging from charming hand-crafted animation all the way to high-end live-action feature films.
Golem Creations, founded by Jon Favreau, specializes in the nexus of technology and storytelling. The company's projects will encompass many media including television, film, and digital content. Disney+'s critically successful, "The Mandalorian" is the inaugural project for the Golem Creations banner.
Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE: ETO) is a global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company's diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales; family programming, merchandising and licensing; digital content; and live entertainment. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.
Entertainment One's robust network includes international feature film distribution company Sierra/Affinity; Amblin Partners with DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; Makeready with Brad Weston; unscripted television production companies Whizz Kid Entertainment, Renegade 83, Daisybeck and Blackfin; live entertainment leaders Round Room Live; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; innovative music platform Audio Network; and award-winning emerging content and technology studio Secret Location.
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