Grammy-nominated artist and NFT creator Steve Aoki has joined forces with Seth Inexperienced’s Stoopid Buddy Stoodios (Robotic Rooster), to current Dominion X, the primary episodic sequence to launch on blockchain. It arrives on August 2 through Nifty Gateway, the unique NFT market owned by Gemini founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, and on DominionXshow.
Directed by Emmy Award winner Eric Towner (Marvel’s M.O.D.O.Ok.) and produced by Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, Dominion X is a twenty first century animated quick primarily based on Character X, a personality who first appeared in Aoki’s debut NFT drop Dream Catcher (with Antonti Tudisco). Stoopid Buddy Stoodios handcrafted the bodily characters and units, whereas filming the animation body by body, which was then set to unique music scored by Aoki. Now, with the advantages of blockchain and NFT know-how, followers are being provided an opportunity to personal a chunk of a present, each bodily and digital, earlier than it premieres on conventional tv or streaming.
“I first met Seth and the group at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios once I was invited to do a cameo on Robotic Rooster again in 2015,” Aoki remembers. “Ever since then we have been looking for one other likelihood to work collectively. The thought of launching the primary ever ‘TV’ sequence on the blockchain actually excited me. We realized that by way of NFT’s we will mix the standard stop-motion animation that Stoopid Buddy Stoodios is thought for with revolutionary fan pushed ideas that I am enthusiastic about: collectibles, group constructing, and gaming. And I like the truth that we have been capable of deliver Character X, a creature that actually personifies me, to life in a totally new world with new characters and new adventures.”
Minted from a customized sensible contract with distinctive interactive traits constructed straight into the NFT through Ether Playing cards, Dominion X is Aoki’s third main NFT undertaking in 2021, following his Dream Catcher and Neon Future drops. Dominion X’s debut quick Degree 1 introduces the world of Character X, a personality personified with Aoki’s signature fang face emblem, and his obliviously contentious relationship with the diminutive Chonk and Swole.
Watch their worlds collide on this “1 of 1” animated NFT debut quick:
“Collaborating with an artist like Steve Aoki ensures you’ll make one thing distinctive, accessible, and out of this world,” commented Inexperienced. “We love pushing the boundaries of leisure by way of know-how and are past excited to deliver this expertise to an viewers.”
Dominion X and the limited-edition vignettes might be minted on the blockchain one time solely and accessible to buy by way of Nifty Gateway, permitting followers to take part within the creation of latest IP in a revolutionary method. Because of a partnership with Ether Playing cards, every particular person NFT may have a built-in layer of performance that may reveal itself within the weeks and months after the sale. This added layer of utility will enable collectors to be rewarded with each NFTs and bodily items used within the making of the present.
By minting these shorts on the blockchain first, Aoki and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios are permitting the general public to personal a chunk of the present, each digitally and bodily, earlier than it airs wherever else. Furthermore, the episode and finally the complete sequence will dwell on the blockchain eternally, guaranteeing the general public’s means to view it no matter distribution and exclusivity rights seen in conventional TV and streaming codecs.
“2021 has been an unimaginable yr of progress and creativity within the crypto area and it evokes me to see artists and groups pushing the boundaries of what’s doable,” added Tyler Winklevoss. “Launching the primary episodic sequence on the blockchain that followers can now personal is the type of novel use-case that solely the NFT medium can present. I’m thrilled that that is launching on Nifty Gateway.”
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