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Animated 'Wingfeather Saga' Series Opens Crowdfunding Campaign

Distributed by Angel Studios, the Epic Fantasy Animated Series from VeggieTales and Dreamworks Veteran J. Chris Wall—Based on the Bestselling Wingfeather Saga Kids Book Series from Andrew Peterson—Seeks to Raise $5 million in 28 Days to Fund Season 1




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NEWS SOURCE: Hoganson Media
May 17, 2021

PROVO, Utah, May 14, 2021 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Wingfeather Saga, an animated TV show based on the bestselling kids epic fantasy book series by Andrew Peterson, is announcing a crowdfunding campaign today to fund the creation of the show. Wingfeather will be distributed by Angel Studios, a new movie and TV studio platform putting the power of Hollywood into the hands of everyday Americans. The creators are looking to raise $5 million USD in 28 days to create Season 1.

"Families love shared experiences and we're excited to deliver a multi-season animated TV series that the whole family will enjoy. We're so thrilled to partner with Angel Studios, where we have the freedom to adapt these beloved novels with full creative control and deliver an epic and redemptive experience that is equally whimsical and full of truth" said J. Chris Wall, EP and Showrunner of The Wingfeather Saga.

The Wingfeather Saga animated series is based on the award-winning, bestselling novels from Andrew Peterson. The story features redemptive fantasy, deep magic, loveable characters, family values, and a whimsical sense of humor. The production team has enlisted help from veteran artists of studios like Pixar, Dreamworks Animation, Disney, Blue Sky and Nickelodeon. They've delivered an innovative and proprietary "hand-painted" CGI animation rendering technique through a wildly successful crowd-funded pilot episode.

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Wingfeather Campaign Facts

  • To date, Wingfeather has received over $550,000 in expressed interest from over 1,200 investors
     
  • Two previous crowd-funding campaigns set records in 2013 and 2016 demonstrating a rabid fan base for the distinct story
     
  • The Wingfeather Saga is a best-selling, award-winning book series with more than 6,000 five-star reviews
     
  • During the 2020 re-launch with Penguin Random House, The Wingfeather Saga Book Sales grew by 600%

About Angel Studios
Angel Studios is the home of stories that amplify light. Through its platform, thousands of "Angel" investors choose which titles will be created, funded, and distributed. Angel Studios allows creators and audiences to form passionate communities around their creative projects, making the story behind the story as important as the final project itself. The studios' first projects—The Chosen and Dry Bar Comedy—have earned billions of views around the world. Learn more at 
Angel.com.

SOURCE Angel Studios

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