NEOMAD Interactive Comic for iPad
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NEOMAD is an epic 3 episode sci fi adventure series, a futuristic fantasy based on real characters, places and stories. This groundbreaking interactive comic combines animation, live action film, music and voice overs.
NEOMAD was named as one of the best book apps of 2013 by Kirkus Reviews, who called it 'dazzling'. See their full review here: https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/sutu/neomad-interactive-comic/
NEOMAD was also awarded Best Game/Multimedia Production at the 2013 ATOM Awards, and was a finalist in the 2013 New Media Festival in Los Angeles.
Set in the Pilbara Desert of Western Australia, Episode 1: Space Junk, follows the Love Punks on a high speed chase through a digitised desert with spy bots, pranks, magical crystals and a crashed rocket booster branded with a mysterious petroglyph.
Episode 2: 'The Last Crystal', introduces the Satellite Sisters, a young group of gravity defying girls whose job it is to watch over earth from space. We also meet a mysterious god, the Murujuga Rangers and Nana Tootie, who are all helping to steer the Love Punks out of more trouble.
Episode 3: 'Porkchop Plots' is the final chapter of the NEOMAD adventure, and the Love Punks and Satellite Sisters must join forces to save a gigantic tourist shuttle from intergalactic catastrophe!
The app includes:
- over 100 pages of illustrations with sound and animation
- 4 x live action films
- extras including a music video and a behind-the-scenes look at how the comic was created by artist Sutu in collaboration with 30 young Indigenous people from Ieramugadu (Roebourne) through Big hART's Yijala Yala Project
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This app is optimised for iPad mini, iPad 2 and iPad 3.
What's New in Version 3.0
The grand finale is here! Episode 3: Porkchop Plots. When a gigantic tourist spaceship called 'The Mena Ironheart’ sets course for a sacred constellation, little do they know they’re flying towards imminent danger. Can the Love Punks and the Satellite Sisters steer them away from intergalactic catastrophe and save the day?
This version also features a bonus 'Satellite Sisters: Behind-the-scenes' documentary.
As an educator and a parent this is a great app. My 9 year old son loves it. Wish there was more than just the three episodes. Great combination of todays kids and Aboriginal culture. Love it.
Awesome. Groundbreaking. 11 year old kids from a remote town in the Pilbara telling a ripping yarn in a brand new medium.