TV show concept & pilot episode
12-ти минутный пилот сериала
"Spacebadminton" — adventure TV show for kids, that combines entertainment, sport theme and detective plot. Story takes place at galactic badminton championship. I am co-author of show concept and it`s visual design. First pilot episode (11 minutes length) was created in 2017.
Animation of the pilot episode was produced in Flash CC, backgrounds were drawn in Photoshop.
Season of the show is been preparing for production on Souzmultfilm studio.
Dmitry Nekrasov — creator, concept-artist, director.
Roman Safarov — creator, concept-artist, director.
Fedor Popov and "VGIK debut" studio — executive producer.
Dmitry Privalov— lead animator.
Tony Laubinger— composer.
Pilot episode is 11 minutes length and was made in the end of 2017.
Pilot episode is just a test of the concept. Complete season of the show could be different in structure, but will keep same characters.
Max is the son of the best badminton player of planet Earth. Max tries to find any evidences of his father`s disappearance. Max is stubborn, absent-minded but perspective sportsman.
Sonya is Max`s neighbour, she occasionally got to Badminturn together with him. She is self-confident and cheeky, often getting in to troubles because of her impatience.
Volant — professional badminton couch. He is some bit shrewish and tiresome, but always does his best. Racket —Volant`s fellow worker, she is joyful, good-natured and some bit naive.
Victor Sorokin — best badminton player of planet Earth, author of the most rapid badminton hit in the Galaxy.
To-Ho — clumsy and naive sportsman from Urup planet. He dreams to defend his planet`s honour on the championship.
Zit — mysterious champion with very bad reputation. He is often suspected in cheating but nobody has proven anything yet.
Show take place on sport-planet Badminturn, where championiship is held. There are a lot of different courtes, hideouts, deserts, sport-buildings.
Sorokin`s court in his yard.
Planet Badminturn has sport complexes.
Court on Badminturn planet.
Backstage of the stadium.
Project was started in 2013 as a bible for further developing. The main idea was to put common sport in unusual conditions. First drafts of characters and locations were created to find resources for the pilot episode.
Early sketches of characters.
Final line of characters for the pilot episode.
Run, turns, walk cycles.
Court inside the tunnel.