Nickelodeon has simply launched their Intergalactic Shorts Program, a worldwide seek for new animation storytellers. New management at Nick Animation, and a newly put in staff, is driving the expertise search — the Intergalactic Shorts Program is designed to determine unique, comedy-driven content material and nurture the voices and passionate storytellers behind them in a creative-led surroundings.
Ramsey Naito, Nickelodeon’s government vice chairman, animation manufacturing and improvement, will oversee this system. Newly employed Conrad Vernon (Sausage Celebration) has joined Nickelodeon as this system’s government producer, with Derek Evanick (Harvey Beaks) and Diana Lafyatis (Journey Time) serving as a part of this system’s artistic mind belief. Worldwide pitches and concepts shall be welcomed by Nina Hahn, senior vice chairman worldwide manufacturing and improvement, Nickelodeon.
In response to Naito, “Our shorts program is intergalactic as a result of we wish to create a universe of latest stars able to make the subsequent massive animated hits of the longer term. Our doorways are open to the very best concepts on the market and world wide, and we are able to’t wait to get began constructing this new house for visionary expertise.”
In step with Nickelodeon’s co-viewing technique to supply content material interesting to all family members, the goal demo for content material submitted to the Intergalactic Shorts Program is Children 6-11, with a secondary give attention to content material interesting to Adults 18-49, as properly. Concepts shall be accepted from a broad pool of artistic expertise from all quarters, together with artists, designers, writers, administrators and comedians. Creators shall be supplied with the mandatory inventive and manufacturing help groups to assist them full their absolutely animated quick. These shorts may have alternatives to air on totally different platforms and be developed for potential long-form animated sequence. Particulars surrounding submissions shall be accessible this summer time.