FilmFetish reports that U.K.-based band One Eskimo and Warner Premiere have created an innovative new musical experience that brings a musical album together with groundbreaking animation and story to offer music fans a fully immersive musical and visual storytelling experience. The brainchild of lead singer Kristian Leontiou, The Adventures of One Eskimo is a visual album comprised of a series of animated musical story episodes jointly developed and produced by the band & Warner Premiere. Warner Premiere envisions The Adventures of One Eskimo to be the first in a slate of visual album projects that offer musicians and consumers a new and compelling way to experience musical albums through animation and the digital medium. The Adventures of One eskimO will debut August 31, 2009 on iTunes and other digital channels.
Produced by Passion Pictures, well known for their award-winning Gorillaz animation, The Adventures of One eskimO takes viewers on an animated journey through an epic love story starring our hero One eskimO and his band of animal friends that include Monkey, Giraffe and Penguin. The story begins with One eskimO and the love of his life Little Feather living peacefully in their igloo home, enjoying life as it passes by. One evening, Little Feather and One eskimO are torn apart by a dark force known as Mr. Top Hat who controls the world through his crystal ball. Our forlorn eskimO mopes around, pining for his lost love, imagining that she has left him for Mr. Top Hat. Through the help of a wise and brave owl he learns that she is in great peril. With only a knapsack and an enduring love, One eskimO sets out with his band of animal friends on an epic quest to rescue her.
A 10 part short form animated series, The Adventures of One eskimO will debut on iTunes and other digital channels August 31. To download the One eskimO trailer and to pre-order the series CLICK HERE.
Check out the trailer below.