As part of the film’s 40th anniversary celebration
NEW YORK – June 8, 2022 – (Newswire.com)
The Jim Henson Company, an established leader in family entertainment, has teamed up with Quidd, the original digital collectibles and NFT marketplace and studio, owned by Animoca Brands, to launch an NFT initiative based on Jim’s fantasy classic. Henson from 1982. black crystal, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the film’s release.
Quidd, founded in 2016, is the premier marketplace designed for buying and selling limited edition, individually serialized digital collectibles and NFTs. With its unique mintables technology and easy-to-use platform, Quidd offers digital and NFT mining accessible to a mass audience, regardless of their crypto experience.
These new collections will bring The dark crystal universes and characters brought to life in digital and blockchain collectibles. Using Quidd’s unique Mintables technology, they’re also an opportunity for millions of Henson fans to easily collect their first NFT by seamlessly minting items purchased with a credit card, with no crypto knowledge required.
“It’s amazing to be able to build collections around a film as impactful and deeply rooted in its lore as The Dark Crystal,” said Sam Barberie, Vice President of Content at Quidd. “The most important things for us are making sure we’re true to what everyone loves about this movie, and that there are lots of accessible and awesome ways to get involved in this collaboration.”
“Jim Henson The dark crystal was groundbreaking entertainment, and now Quidd offers our fans a whole new way to engage in the world of Thra with an innovative digital product experience in the form of NFT collectibles,” said Melissa Segal, Head of global consumer products for The Jim Henson Company. .
The first drop includes a limited set of cards and collectibles showcasing the film and Jen’s journey that will serve as a gateway to the entire Dark Crystal digital collectible universe and unlock unique events and coveted merchandise. Subsequent collections will include The Quidd Collectibles series, a collectible card game with unique and unlockable Dark Crystal rewards, an archival art series with behind-the-scenes concept art, and a hyper-limited 3D NFT series. Each collection offers fans the opportunity to receive unique Black Crystal gifts, prizes, and experiences. The first collection is coming out soon.
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Quidd, a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, is the premier marketplace for digital collectibles and NFTs. For more than five years, Quidd has worked with the world’s most important brands, including Disney, HBO, Funko and over 300 others, to bring fan collection to digital and blockchain platforms. Quidd Marketplace is the most innovative, robust, and accessible platform for digital and NFT collection experiences. Visit https://market.onquidd.com and find the apps here.
ABOUT THE JIM HENSON COMPANY
The Jim Henson Company has remained an established leader in family entertainment for over 60 years and is recognized as an innovator in puppetry, animatronics and digital animation. Henson’s most recent TV credits include Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock, Harriet the Spy and Fraggle Rock: Rock On! everything for Apple TV+, Word Party presents: Math! for Netflix, Duff’s Happy Fun Bake Time for discovery+, Earth to Ned for Disney+ and the Emmy®-winning Netflix Original series The Black Crystal: Age of Resistance. Other television productions include word party (Netflix), dinosaur train (PBS), Splashes and bubbles (PBS), Sid the little scientist (PBS), and Julie’s living room (Netflix), as well as Fraggle Rock, the storyteller, and the science fiction series Farscape. Feature film credits include The star (Sony Pictures Animation), Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, Not a good, very bad day (Disney) and groundbreaking fantasy classics The dark crystaland Labyrinth. The company is currently in production on Guillermo Del Toro Pinocchio for Netflix and the feature film The portable door.
With additional locations in New York and London, The Jim Henson Company is headquartered in Los Angeles on Charlie Chaplin’s historic grounds, complete with sound stage and post-production facilities. The company is home to Jim Henson’s Creature Shop™, a preeminent character creation and visual effects group with international clients in film, television, theme parks and advertising, as well as Henson Recording Studios, one of the best recording facilities in the music industry known for its world-class mix of state-of-the-art and vintage equipment. The company’s Henson Alternative credits include The curious creations of Christine McConnell (Netflix), the feature film happy murders, and the popular live improv puppet show Puppet! – Uncensored. www.henson.com
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Jim Henson Company Partners with Quidd to Release Dark Crystal NFTs