Space Riders: Division Earth

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2014 / Digital Series / 23 episodes / CTV.ca / Funny or Die

Inspired by utterly fictional events, Space Riders: Division Earth is the story of two out-of-shape nobodies who accidentally become Earth’s heroes.

When intergalactic supervillain Orson Ooze escapes from space jail, the Galactic Ministry looks for Earth’s two finest heroes to protect their planet. Unfortunately, an outdated home address leads them to the apartment of Ken and Philip – two very un-heroic guys. The Ministry officials attempt to undo their mistake, but it’s too late. Orson Ooze assumes Ken and Philip are the ones he must defeat to destroy Earth.

After they successfully (and miraculously) defeat Ooze in their first encounter, the Galactic Ministry officially names Ken and Philip Space Riders: Division Earth. The job is unpaid. In their new roles, Ken and Philip fight to foil Ooze’s nefarious schemes, battling moon monsters, portal cats, and dark technologies that pit friend against friend, all while maintaining day jobs and complicated love triangles. Nothing a pair of best friend heroes can’t handle.

Watch Season 1 + 2 on Funny Or Die HERE

Featuring Mark Little, Dan Beirne, Kayla Lorette, Kyle Dooley, Amy Matisio, Mark McKinney, Eugene Clark
Written by Dan Beirne & Mark Little
Produced by IThentic
Directed by Jordan Canning
Cinematography by Colin Akoon
Edited by Dan Beirne, Jordan Canning, Andrew McIntyre
Original Music by Alex Khaskin

SCREENINGS:
2015 Rio WebFest
2015 WebFest Montreal
2015 Miami Web Fest
2015 TO WebFest
2016 SJWFF Scene & Heard

AWARDS:
2015 Canadian Screen Award – Best Web Series
2015 IAWTV Award – Best Writing (Comedy) [Mark Little & Dan Beirne]
2015 Canadian Comedy Awards:
– Best Web Series
– Best Direction in a Web Series (Jordan Canning)
– Best Male Performance in a Web Series (Mark Little)
– Best Female Performance in a Web Series (Kayla Lorette)
2015 HollyWeb Festival – Best Series
2015 Rome Web Awards:
– Comedy SciFi/Fantasy, Best Director (Jordan Canning)
– Comedy SciFi/Fantasy, Best Actress (Kayla Lorette)
– Comedy SciFi/Fantasy, Best Supporting Actress (Amy Matysio)

 

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