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High-level animation supports cutting-edge thought with the debut of PostModernTimes, a series of shorts, or "info- snacks," premiering on the iClips Network,www.iclips.net, produced in association with Curious Pictures.PostModernTimes promotes a new understanding of our world, highlightingpractical tools and visionary techniques for a sustainable future -- think "TheSimpsons" meets Buckminster Fuller and Aldous Huxley. The first release, "Consciousness is the Key," features four underground hiphopartists -- Naada, Propaganda Anonymous, 2HL, and iLL SpoKKinN -- andproducer euphAmism in an animated music video packing lyrical and graphicalpunch in a call for global awakening. "Consciousness is the Key" isaccompanied by the re-release of "Toward 2012," PostModernTimes' initialepisode,a hit on YouTube and CurrentTV. "Toward 2012" dramatizes the controversialideas of PostModernTimes co-founder Daniel Pinchbeck, bestselling author of"2012:The Return of Quetzalcoatl" (Tarcher/Penguin, 2006). New releases every twenty days will cover topics from sustainability toalternative energy, psychic research to ayahuasca shamanism. Upcoming webisodeswill feature: Kevin Danaher (co-founder of Global Exchange, executive producerofwww.Greenfestivals.org), James O'Dea (President of The Institute of NoeticScience), Rick Strassman (author of "DMT the spirit molecule"), Rick Doblin(president of MAPS), Maria Alice Campos (member of the Thirteen GrandmotherCouncil, representative of the Santo Daime church of Brazil) and many others.Using a signature style, PostModern Times combines expert commentary withfast-paced cartoons in an inspiring and entertaining call to action. PostModernTimes' team is uniquely suited for this project. Director JoaoAmorim's credits include animation for the just-released documentary "Chicago10,"which opened Sundance, and Ferrets for Freedom, a viral video with over 160,000hits on YouTube. Emmy award winner Nikos Katsaounis produced and co-directed thehitunderground feature, "Entheogen: Awakening the Divine within," on non-ordinarystates of consciousness and trance culture. Editor Felipe Barbosa's short, "SaltKiss," was an official Sundance selection and has won awards at over tenfestivalsworldwide.Author Daniel Pinchbeck appeared on "The Colbert Report," was profiledin"Rolling Stone," and is recognized as a leading thinker in counterculturecircles.PostModern Times is produced in association with Curious Pictures, the largestanimation studio in New York and a leader in the field for the past fifteenyears. The iClips Network, www.iclips.net, has quickly become one of the world'spremierinternet destinations for unique, original content and live music. iClipscreates, produces, and works with content producers in providing unique andoriginal world class content. iClips.net has continued to add to its base ofcontent and continually expand its offerings into webisodic series, independentfilms, documentaries, shorts, world-class events as well as originalprogramming with musicians, authors, sports stars and pop culture icons. Incombining some of the most popular activities on the internet into onedestination website -- www.iclips.net/pmt.php -- the source for great content on thenet.
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