- F 719-20
Part of Minds Eye Entertainment fonds
This series consists of records pertaining to MythQuest, a family and youth drama television series co-produced by Minds Eye Pictures and VIP Pictures in association with TiMe Film Produktion and David Braun Productions. The thirteen-episode series focuses on Alex and Cleo Bellows, siblings who have discovered a portal to a world of mythology created by their father who has disappeared. They undertake mythic adventures in the altered dimension in search of their father. MythQuest was broadcast on the Public Broadcasting Service in the United States, and on Showcase and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Canada. The production received 2002 Saskatchewan Motion Picture Industry Association Showcase Awards for best art direction, costume design, makeup and an open category award; a 2002 Golden Sheaf Award at the Yorkton Short Film and Video Festival for best children's production; and a Platinum Award for best family/children's television series at the 2002 Houston International Film Festival.
The executive producers of MythQuest were Wolfram Tichy (TiMe), Kevin DeWalt (Minds Eye) and David Braun. Producers were Josh Miller, Ray Sager, Knut Winkler and Tom Szolossi. It was directed by Stefan Scaini, Manfred Guthe, Nicholas Kendall, Rob King and Paul Schneider. Writers were Ian Barr, Lienhard Wawrzyn, Jeffrey Cohen, Tracey Forbes, Jeanne Heal, Gillian Horvath, Peter Mohan, Morrie Ruvinsky, Barbara Sapergia and Tom Szolossi. The cast of MythQuest included Christopher Jacot, Meredith Henderson, Joseph Kell, Wendy Anderson, Matthew Walker, Bill Switzer, Leslie Malton and Shaun Johnston.
Moving image records consist of: film to video transfers and elements tapes (MI-7950 to MI-8154); screeners, Rob King versions of episodes, and dubs of international and not-for-broadcast masters (MI-8155 to MI-8172); closed captioned masters and clones for PBS, Showcase and CBC (MI-8173 to MI-8212); edited drop frame masters (MI-8212 to MI-8228); international masters and a sub master (MI-8229 to MI-8242); colour-corrected masters and clones (MI-8243 to MI-8274); and VHS screeners of most episodes (MI-8275 to MI-8286). Accompanying certain master tapes were disks containing data relating to the post-production process.
Sound recordings consist of digital audio tape masters for international and Canadian versions of the production's episodes.
Textual records include episode binders; daily production files; scripts; shooting schedules; and publicity materials.