Thursday, April 01, 2010

End Of An Era...

We didn't know it at the time of making these, but these 2 episodes (an "epic" 2-parter) might be the last Sparkle Friends episodes in this format... EVER!
The original plan with these was to run a competition where kids would draw themselves as a Sparkle Friend and the 2 winning entries would appear in the episode which was going to be in 3D and kids would grab their glasses from a local shopping center. Well like a lot of things down here in little ol' New Zealand, it proved a little to ambitious, and the 3D elements were dropped because of time constraints... but, good gracious, that would've been cool!
However the comp still ran though and we got to see a bunch of really cool entries and the 2 kids, Olivia and Wallice, do appear in the episode, just in case you were wondering who those randoms were! Episode 40 also features the return of one of our favorite "elements" from Series 1 (that's a long time ago, if you're counting).


Here's the 2 winning entries...

As for the future of Sparkle Friends, it's a little uncertain at this stage but we are making some short skits involving Gungi at the moment. They've have been a bunch of fun to make and will be hitting the net very soon!

7 comments:

Chris Kennett said...

No more Sparkle Friends? GASP! That's a real shame guys, I hope Gungi lives on and on.

RAWLS said...

What a great ending episode!! Nice work my friends!!! Hugs to you all.

Dayna said...

but..... i LOVE sparkle friends! Pleasssse dont die! Pwweeaaassseeee????

xander said...

They shall forever live on in our hearts and our external usb drives!

Chris said...

Love this blog

Dayna said...

hahah yes, yes they will! :D


*sparkle friends...sparkle frieeends... blegh blegh bleghbleghblegh*

Colin Jack said...

great episode fellas !