Fans of Jim Hensen’s underappreciated The Dark Crystal can now show their deep love of the film by participating in an all new online contest where the winner gets to see their creation be a part of the new upcoming Netflix series The Dark Crystal: The Age Of Resistance.
Everyone is invited to design, drawn by hand or digitally, a new original concept for the world of The Dark Crystal. The winner will receive $500 and their concept design will be crafted and built by Jim Henson’s Creature Shop™ to make a possible cameo appearance in the upcoming Netflix original series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. Judges will include the Froud family — Brian, Wendy, and Toby Froud. Brian and Wendy were key designers and artists in the original film and their son Toby joins them in their work on the upcoming series.
All entries must be received no later than November 22nd, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST.
“This is such an exciting time for fans of The Dark Crystal across the world.” said Lisa Henson, CEO of The Jim Henson Company. “This contest gives a lucky fan the opportunity to have their creature added to the incredible universe of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance and we welcome fans of all ages to submit their best work.”
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance returns to the world of Thra with an all new adventure. When three Gelfling discovers the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis’ power, they set out on an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world.
Louis Leterrier (The Incredible Hulk, Now You See Me) will executive produce and direct. Lisa Henson, and Halle Stanford. Longtime Henson collaborator Rita Peruggi will serve as producer and Henson’s Blanca Lista will serve as a co-executive producer. Leading the writing are co-executive producers Jeffrey Addiss and Will Matthews (Life in a Year), and Javier Grillo-Marxuach (Lost, The 100).