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LITTLE WINGSTERS

Little Wingsters: putting the ‘mess’ into messengers!
RESCUE ADVENTURES  |  3D ANIMATED TV SERIES  |  26 X 11 MIN  |  AGES 6 – 8

 

 

Little Wingsters

LITTLE WINGSTERS: PUTTING
THE ‘MESS’ INTO ‘MESSENGERS’!

RESCUE ADVENTURES  |  3D ANIMATED TV SERIES 
  26 X 11 MIN  |  AGES 6 – 8
 
Little Wingsters is a courier company on the tiny planet Winghaven, from where the mighty Moya sends four angels to help children everywhere, But when they mess up, who will un-mess the messengers?
Little Wingsters is a courier company on the tiny planet Winghaven, from where the mighty Moya sends four angels to help children everywhere. But when they mess up, who will un-mess the messengers?

Premise

Genre: Rescue adventures  |  3D & 2D animated series  |  26 x 11 min  |  Age 6 – 8  

For many reasons, children sometimes want to give up. The Little Wingsters remind them:
1) they can choose their reaction to any event.
2) They are never alone.

The main reason for this story is to show children their own power; to let them pause and imagine their favourite angel(s)… 

When they ‘hand it over’, their own minds can relax and find a solution.

Winghaven up close

Winghaven up close


Overview


At the core of the tiny planet Winghaven is Moya, a playful swarm of lights who listens via the planet’s earphones to children everywhere. Feathers on the Skynaps tree catch star seeds, forming cocoons to hatch new angels.

In Episode 1, Coco hatches, meets Moya, learns the Rules, finds her apartment in the Keep, and goes on her first project.

In each episode, Moya assigns our heroes a project. The post-box screen shows the latest situation involving mainly two siblings, Trevor and Casey – this family being the human component. The Wingsters are there instantaneously with their specific gifts, communicating with each other by thought too, all grasping a situation instantly. Or so they think…

Chaos ensues: Punki brings creativity, but Inga supplies patience so the child can complete. Xuki jumps in with logic but only Coco brings joy. Soon they’re all busy.

Then Moya must rescue the rescuers with coincidences, odd events and sparkles here and there. So they never disappoint her…
 

Four children in the garden

Above, L – R: Snap, (friend of) CaseyTrevor and (his friend) Chris.
This pic is a placeholder showing the children who feature in the show. The style may well change quite a lot. But I like the idea of the ‘normal world’ in 2D animation, while the Wingsters’ world is in 3D.
Not shown: Parents of Casey and Trevor.


 

Moya's office

Above: Winghaven inside and out, showing Moya at the core, meeting with the Little Wingsters after a gig.

 

Ignatius the flying sheep
Ignatius the flying sheep
 
Cocoon, Little Wingsters world
Detail from Little Wingsters. This is Coco’s cocoon.

Moya’s Singing Planet

As you’ll hear in their song: ‘Sometimes we may get it wrong, but our Moya makes us strong!’

I first heard Stuart Ziegler’s music live at an exhibition by Katherine Glenday. Two musicians performed with stones, shells and various other objects from nature. Stuart then mixed these with music he supplied.

I hope to collaborate with him to supply the track for Moya’s mashups which will probably include many more everyday sounds. Here is an example. I imagine the planet floating through space emitting music that Moya puts together from the sounds of Earth. Another inspiration is the work of Felix Labandwho also incorporates everyday sounds, like a bath draining, bits of conversation etc.

Here’s the ‘Song of Wings’ which plays out each episode, can be used as the base for general theme music and as part of Moya’s mashups. Scorecloud is a great tool for non-musicians, like a speech-to-text app for music. 

The music awaits an expert’s touch!

For many reasons, children sometimes want to give up. The Little Wingsters remind them, that:
1) they can choose their reaction to any event.
2) They are never alone.

The main reason for this story is to show children their own power; to let them pause and imagine their favourite angel(s)… 

When they ‘hand it over’, their own minds can relax and find a solution.


Overview

At the core of the tiny planet Winghaven, is Moya, a playful swarm of lights who listens via the planet’s earphones to children everywhere. Feathers on the Skynaps tree catch star seeds, forming cocoons to hatch new angels.

In Episode 1, Coco hatches, meets Moya, learns the Rules, finds her apartment in the Keep and goes on her first project.

In each episode, Moya assigns our heroes a project. The post-box screen shows the latest situation involving mainly two siblings, Trevor and Casey – this family being the human component. The Wingsters are always there instantaneously with their specific gifts, communicating with each other by thought too, all grasping a situation instantly. Or so they think…

Chaos often ensues: Punki brings creativity, but Inga supplies patience so the child can complete. Xuki jumps in with logic but only Coco brings joy. Soon they’re all busy.

As the song goes: ‘Sometimes we may get it wrong, but our Moya makes us strong!’

Moya's office

Winghaven inside and out, showing Moya at the core, meeting with the Little Wingsters after a gig.


Ignatius the flying sheep
Ignatius the flying sheep

Cocoon, Little Wingsters world
Detail from Winghaven:
Coco’s cocoon.
Winghaven up close

Winghaven up close

Moya’s Singing Planet

I first heard Stuart Ziegler’s music live at an exhibition by Katherine Glenday, where two musicians performed with stones, shells and various other objects from nature. Stuart then mixed these with music he supplied. Sadly, it’s no longer online.

I hope to collaborate with him to supply the track for Moya’s mashups which will probably include many more everyday sounds. Here is an example, also by Stuart. I imagine the planet floating through space emitting music that Moya puts together from the sounds of Earth. Another inspiration is the work of Felix Labandwho also incorporates everyday sounds, like a bath draining, bits of conversation etc.

Here’s the ‘Song of Wings’ which plays out each episode, can be used as the base for general theme music and as part of Moya’s mashups. I’m doing this with ScoreCloud. This is a great tool for non-musicians, it’s like a speech-to-text app for music. 

So that’s why the music awaits an expert’s touch…