SOUTHPARKSTUDIOS.COM REVEALS "MAJOR BOOBAGE"
"SOUTH PARK" CREATORS TREY PARKER AND MATT STONE GIVE COMMENTARY
AND AN EXCLUSIVE BEHIND-THE-SCENES TOUR INTO THE MAKING OF "MAJOR BOOBAGE"
Users Get A First-Time-Ever Look At Raw Footage, Storyboards And Production Art
NEW YORK, June 26, 2008 -- South Park Digital Studios LLC, the joint venture between "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and COMEDY CENTRAL, a division of MTVN Entertainment Group, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), announced today that southparkstudios.com opens up its vault to give fans an all-access look in at the making of the episode "Major Boobage." Users will be treated to a behind-the scenes tour of "Major Boobage" with commentary by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and other "South Park" artists as well as the first glimpse at raw footage, storyboard and production art.
From Wednesday, June 25 through Wednesday, July 2, southparkstudios.com is giving users an exclusive behind-the-scenes feature of the popular "Major Boobage" episode from Season 12. The creators have taken their raw footage, storyboards and production art and broken down four special animation segments known as the “Cheesing” sequences. The first sequence, which was available on Wednesday, June 25, is entitled "Kenny’s Trip" and has commentary provided by South Park’s Animation Director and Producer, Eric Stough. Each sequence is presented with and without commentary, giving fans the options of enjoying the awesome soundtrack or listening to the commentary as all the elements come together.
Wednesday, June 25: "Kenny’s Trip" - Commentary by Eric Stough, Animation Director/Producer
Friday, June 27: "Gerald’s Flight" - Commentary by Eric Stough, Animation Director/Producer
Monday, June 30: "Kenny’s Rescue" - Commentary by Adrien Beard, Art Director/Producer
Wednesday, July 2: "Kenny’s Hot Chick" - Commentary by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, creators and executive producers
Southparkstudios.com is also launching a new kick-ass Kenny game called, "Major Boobage K-Type." The game is a retro 1980’s side-scrolling space shooter, where users can jump into Kenny’s sweet ride from "Major Boobage" and help him rescue the Hot Chick from hoards of Boob Monsters.
In addition, one of "South Park's" exceptionally talented Technical Directors, Jeff Delgado created exclusive desktop wallpaper just for this special feature. To view Delgado's art click on www.southparkstudios.com/fans/behind/staffart/.
Another special feature celebrating "Major Boobage" is release of new Boobage mobile ringtones, including the staff favorite, “Boob Goblin.”
Southparkstudios.com will offers fans an all new "South Park" digital experience. The new site, which was designed by a creative team from "South Park" in conjunction with Schematic, a WWP Digital Company, invites fans to watch full episodes and clips of every "South Park" episode. Southparkstudios.com also features behind-the-scenes information from all 12 seasons allowing users to see all their favorite "South Park" moments, comment on them and share them with friends.
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