What Legend of Zelda taught me…
Did you know there was almost a Zelda CGI movie in 2007? The above is the pilot.
The Legend of Zelda CGI movie that never was
A pitch reel from Imagi Animation Studios for a CGI The Legend of Zelda film, proposed in early 2007 and subsequently turned down, has made its way online. It was supervised, shot and edited by animator Adam Holmes, who thankfully posted it to his online portfolio for us all to see – well, not here. Embedding has been disabled on the video.
Imagi Animation Studios, formed in 2000, is the outfit that produced TMNT, the studio’s first major feature release. Two years later, Imagis followed up TMNT with Astro Boy, which reportedly lost money on its initial $65 million production budget.
Here’s a pretty good collection of classic gaming inspired desktop wallpapers. There’s some Zelda/Mario/NES/SNES stuff in here.
Super Mario Bros. Crossover 2.0 Trailer
Cool!! In the original Super Mario Bros for NES; play as Link, Mega Man, Simon Belmont, Samus, Ryu (Ninja Gaiden), Bill (Contra), and more!
» Play the game here (it’s in Flash)
Hyrulecraft Alpha Release Trailer
Diehard Zelda fans recreate entire Ocarina of Time in Minecraft. It’s pretty cool!
I can’t wait!
Zelda 25th anniversary symphony coming to Denver, Vancouver, Atlanta and more
The Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary concert series is continuing its journey around the United States, and the show is so popular that it’s added four new dates to the proceedings. In addition to all of the dates already listed, the show is coming to Denver on April 7, Vancouver, Canada on March 14, Phoenix, AZ on April 20, and finally Atlanta, GA on May 12.
The concert features a full-length four-part symphony of Legend of Zelda music performed by a full-sized orchestra. Reviews on Ticketmaster’s site are great so far, so if you’re interested in seeing the show you’d better send that boomerang out to grab them quickly.
Btw, on FantasyAnime’s YouTube channel I’ve been maintaining a playlist of all the cool/funny/interesting videos I’ve posted on here the past year.