SHOUT! FACTORY, SCREENVISION AND NERD CORPS TEAM UP TO BRING SLUGTERRA: RETURN OF THE ELEMENTALS TO CINEMAS NATIONWIDE BEGINNING AUGUST 2, 2014
Ticket information and participating theatres at SlugterraOnScreen.com
June 30, 2014 (Los Angeles, New York and Vancouver) – Shout! Factory, Screenvision and Nerd Corps Entertainment have teamed up to bring a new feature-length original movie Slugterra: Return of the Elementals to cinemas across the U.S beginning August 2, 2014. Information on listings and links to book tickets can be found at SlugterraOnScreen.com.
“We’re very excited that fans of this action-packed series will have a chance to see their favorite characters on the big screen. This theatrical opportunity underscores our long-term commitment to the Slugterra brand. We’re pleased to work closely with Nerd Corps and partner with Screenvision once again to bring this fun family movie to theatre audiences,” said Melissa Boag, Vice President of Kids & Family Entertainment, Shout! Factory.
“By partnering with Shout! Factory and Nerd Corps, we are pleased to expand our children’s programming offerings to our exhibitor partners, and bring the exciting world of Slugterra to the big screen,” said Darryl Schaffer, Executive Vice President, Operations and Exhibitor Relations for Screenvision.
“We’re very excited to be slugslinging on the big screen!” said Asaph Fipke, CEO of Nerd Corps and creator of the property. “The movie features new slugs, new characters, and some cool twists. It will be a great experience for fans and for anyone who’s new to Slugterra as well.”
In Slugterra: Return of the Elementals, a new member joins the Shane Gang. Junjie is a master of the mysterious slugslinging art of Slug Fu. But even with the power of five slugslingers working together, the Shane Gang find themselves in over their heads as they race to protect the ancient Elemental Slugs from an evil alliance set on using them to destroy the 99 caverns.
Run Time: 70 minutes, Not Rated.
“SLUGTERRA: RETURN OF THE ELEMENTALS”
NERD CORPS ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS “SLUGTERRA: RETURN OF THE ELEMENTALS”
A NERD CORPS ENTERTAINMENT ORIGINAL PRODUCTION CREATED BY ASAPH FIPKE
STARRING SAM VINCENT, LEE TOCKAR, SHANNON CHAN-KENT, ANDREW FRANCIS, VINCENT TONG,
BRIAN DOBSON AND MARK OLIVER
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS ASAPH FIPKE, CHUCK JOHNSON AND KEN FAIER
PRODUCER ASAPH FIPKE CO-PRODUCER NANCY LEES
COMPOSER BRIAN CARSON ART DIRECTOR ANDY POON VOICE DIRECTOR JAMES CORRIGALL
SUPERVISING STORYBOARD DIRECTOR ALEX BASIO STORY EDITOR SCOTT SONNEBORN
SERIES DIRECTOR JOHNNY DARRELL
Slugterra: Return of the Elementals
Cinema Information: SlugterraOnScreen.com
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About Slugterra Choose your ammo… Slug it out! Slugterra is an epic sci‐fi comedy adventure set deep underground, where the ammo’s alive and only the quick survive! In this luminous, high‐tech, underground world every cavern holds a new adventure, new battle and weird little slugs to be discovered. Eli Shane is determined to be the greatest slugslinging hero of them all. To do it, he’ll need to collect and train an army of little critters called slugs. When these magical creatures are fired at 100 MPH out of a high‐powered blaster, they transform into powerful battle beasts! The adventure follows Eli and his team of friends as they explore the caverns, challenge rivals and each other to duels, upgrade their cool gear, and generally have a blast in this never‐before imagined underground world. But there is a very real threat to Slugterra; Dr. Blakk is seeking to “ghoul” the slugs, transforming them into feral mindless weapons! No one has been able to stand up to Blakk’s powerful ghouls and army of henchmen…until now!
About Nerd Corps Entertainment Inc. Nerd Corps Entertainment is a privately held IP creation, development, production, and distribution company based out of Vancouver, Canada, with offices in Toronto, Canada. The company’s mandate is to produce stylistically innovative animated projects for television, online, and mobile based on a solid foundation of creative and exceptional storytelling. Working in a state‐of‐the‐art studio with highly skilled artists and production staff, Nerd Corps’ expertise in creative development and execution covers all aspects of property generation and management, from development and production to distribution, marketing, interactive and licensing. The studio’s award‐winning stable of productions includes original series Kate and Mim-Mim, Endangered Species, Slugterra, Storm Hawks, League of Super Evil and Rated A for Awesome, as well as Dragon Booster for Alliance Atlantis and Hot Wheels: Battle Force 5, Max Steel and Monster High for Mattel, Inc. Visit www.nerdcorps.com.
About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s DVD and Blu-Ray™ offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials in lavish packages crammed with extras. Shout’s audio division boasts GRAMMY®-nominated box sets, Broadway cast albums, new releases from storied artists, lovingly assembled album reissues and indispensable “best of” compilations. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast digital distribution network which delivers video and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America. Shout! Factory also owns and operates Timeless Media Group, Biograph Records, Majordomo Records, HighTone Records and Video Time Machine. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Santa Monica, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com
Headquartered in New York, N.Y., Screenvision is a national leader in cinema advertising, offering on-screen advertising, in-lobby promotions and integrated marketing programs to national, regional and local advertisers. Screenvision provides comprehensive cinema advertising representation services to top tier theatrical exhibitors presenting the highest quality moviegoing experience. The Screenvision cinema advertising network is comprised of over 14,300 screens in 2,300+ theater locations across all 50 states and 94% of DMAs nationwide; delivering through more than 150 theatrical circuits, including six of the top 10 exhibitor companies. For more information: http://www.screenvision.com
Sarah J. De Bruin, Shout! Factory 310-442-5013 firstname.lastname@example.org
Kristen Mueller, Screenvision 646-568-1356 email@example.com
Sara Bearchell, Nerd Corps Entertainment 604‐484‐0266 firstname.lastname@example.org