“Our Universe At War,” the 3d animated web series, blasts its way into June. Island based artist, Jim MacKay is its creator and director.
The 8 part sci-fi web series is releasing new episodes weekly on vimeo and youtube. The story begins with a galaxy on the brink of war. Ultimately, the fate of an empire will rest on the choice of one man. In 2012, Jim began production on a new web series. He hopes to finance new seasons of the series through crowd funding and a pay-per-view option. Voice actors for the web series include: Michael Burns, Amy Cox, Gordon Essery, Jo-Anne Ford, Jim MacKay, David Marshall and Rachel Shaw. Sound effects were created at Jim’s foley studio in Beach Point.
Jim MacKay graduated from Humber College in 2003 with a certificate in 3D animation. He followed this up with a certificate in Interactive Multimedia from Holland College in 2006. Jim was employed as a curriculum consultant for the Holland College Video Game Art Program in 2008. He and his wife, Yanzi, reside in Beach Point, PEI.