TORONTO, May 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Emmy-winning screenwriter for the Netflix series ‘Love, Death + Robots’ Phil Gelatt joined the development of the first animated series produced by Spice DAO, a collective of more than 800 pop culture enthusiasts who funded $12 million to win the Dune Bible auction at Christie’s Paris in November 2021 for $3 million.
Spice DAO is a Web3 production studio publishing sci-fi animations and NFTs from established writers and artists. Operating as a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) on the Ethereum blockchain, members craft proposals and build consensus by voting on projects with the $SPICE governance token.
In January, Spice DAO held a writing contest open to any contributor to create a series bible for our animated series. Members voted for the top 3 entries in February. Phil Gelatt will adapt the underlying material to create the official series bible for an as yet untitled sci-fi story to be produced as an animated series of six twenty-two minute episodes. Spice DAO will serve as the series’ executive producer.
“We are thrilled to partner with Phil, who brings bold vision and industry experience to our group of dreamers. run and owned by the community itself,” said core team member Kortelin.
On Phil Gelatt
Philippe Gelatt is an American screenwriter, director and producer. In 2021, he received an Emmy Award for his work on an episode of the second season of the Netflix series “love death + Robots.” Also in 2021, his adult dark fantasy animated film “The Spine of Night” premiered at South by Southwest to rave reviews. It was released theatrically by RLJE and premiered in streaming on Shudder. In 2016, he won a Writers Guild of America’s Outstanding Achievement in Video Game Writing for his contributions to Square Enix’s “Rise Of The Tomb Raider.” He is represented by WME.
About Spice DAO
Spice DAO is a Web3 production studio publishing sci-fi animations and NFTs from established writers and artists. The DAO was founded by over 800 pop culture enthusiasts who crowdfunded $12 million to win the Dune Bible auction at Christie’s Paris in November 2021 for $3 million.
We are currently producing an original anime limited series for distribution through a streaming service and opening an NFT studio which provides white glove service to high-level creators to develop strategy and concepts; design and manufacture technological products; and advising on marketing campaigns to onboard the next million users to Web3.
The DAO has been featured in The Guardian, The New Yorker, Financial Times, Business Insider, Wired Magazine and other mainstream media. We have a combined 10K+ social media following.
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SOURCE Spice DAO Animation Inc.