#1 Largest Crowdfunded Animated Family Series, The Wingfeather Saga Announces Season One Premiere, Releases Series Featurette

Distributed by Angel Studios, the Epic Fantasy Animated Series from VeggieTales and DreamWorks Veteran J. Chris Wall—Based on the Bestselling Wingfeather Saga Book Series from Author Andrew Peterson—Premiering on Angel Studios App December 2nd.

Provo, UT—October 27, 2022—Updated February 15, 2024

The Wingfeather Saga, an animated TV show based on the bestselling fantasy book series by Andrew Peterson, is announcing the premiere of season one and releasing a featurette on the project. Distributed by Angel StudiosThe Wingfeather Saga features a renowned cast, like JODI BENSON (Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID), KEVIN MCNALLY (PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN), HENRY IAN CUSICK (Lost, The 100), and others. The new show will officially launch for free December 2nd on the Angel Studios app and has released a special featurette today.

“We set out to bring this epic and whimsical story to life in an authentic and hand-crafted way. This pursuit led to developing a unique paint-motion visual style for the series that is breathtaking and breaks new ground in CGI animation,” said J. Chris Wall, EP and Showrunner of The Wingfeather Saga.

“When I started writing these books, I wanted to make something my ten-year-old self would have loved,” said Andrew Peterson, EP and author of the book series. “Seeing this sweeping, redemptive adventure on the screen has made that inner kid even happier, and I can’t wait for families to experience it together.”

Neal Harmon, CEO and Co-Founder of Angel Studios, said, “Families everywhere yearn to experience an epic adventure together, particularly one that brings truth into clear focus.  That was obvious to us when 10k angel investors helped make The Wingfeather Saga a reality, and now Angel Studios is delighted to bring the inaugural season to your home.”

The Wingfeather Saga is an animated series based on the award-winning, bestselling novels by the same name, and remains the #1 crowdfunded animated family series. The story features rich fantasy, deep magic, whimsical characters, and was created by a team of veteran artists hailing from studios like Pixar, Dreamworks Animation, Disney, Valve and Blue Sky. Produced by Nashville, TN-based animation studio Shining Isle Productions. The Wingfeather series delivers an innovative and proprietary “paint-motion” CGI animation rendering technique using Unreal Engine.

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The Wingfeather Saga Season 1 Facts:

  • The Wingfeather Saga launches on December 02, 2022

  • Wingfeather has crowdfunded $6.7 million so far, making it the #1 crowdfunded animated family show

  • The Wingfeather Saga is a best-selling, award-winning book series from Penguin Random House with more than 8,000 five-star reviews


About Angel Studios

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