Nickelodeon and CBS Tv Studios right now introduced that award-winning director and producer Ben Hibon (Codehunters) will direct, co-executive produce and function the inventive lead of Nickelodeon’s all-new animated sequence Star Trek: Prodigy. The CG-animated sequence, which expands the Star Trek Universe, follows a bunch of lawless teenagers who uncover a derelict Starfleet ship and use it to seek for journey, which means and salvation. Star Trek: Prodigy will debut completely on Nickelodeon in 2021 for a brand new era of followers.
“Ben’s contributions to the world of animation are immeasurable, and we are so lucky to have his vision and creative genius on Star Trek: Prodigy. As an incredible storyteller and a world builder with a distinct vision, his original approach paired with this beloved property will bring the characters to life in a whole new way,” stated Ramsey Naito, Govt Vice President, Animation Manufacturing and Improvement, Nickelodeon Group.
Stated Hibon, “Getting the chance to work on an IP like Star Trek has been an incredible opportunity, particularly when partnered with the talented teams at Nickelodeon, CBS and Secret Hideout – who have been pushing the boundaries of what animation and serialized storytelling for younger audiences can deliver.”
Hibon’s unbelievable reward as a storyteller parlayed him into directing the animated “Tale of Three Brothers” sequence in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Half I, which was nominated as a part of Warner Bros.’ VFX submission to the Academy Awards. Hibon together with David Yates additionally received the British Animation Award for this sequence.
Star Trek: Prodigy can be from CBS’ Eye Animation Productions, CBS Tv Studios’ new animation arm; Secret Hideout; and Roddenberry Leisure. Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin, Katie Krentz, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth will function government producers alongside Kevin and Dan Hageman. Mac Middleton will function a producer with Aaron Baiers as co-executive producer.