Riftworld Chronicles is an original science fiction/fantasy series. They have produced season one and are now raising funds (via Kickstarter) for Season Two. If you like what you see… If you’d like to see more, click here and contribute to the project.
About Riftworld Chronicles
From CBC News
In the genre-crossing new web series Riftworld Chronicles, “you’ve got this kind of modern day Crocodile Dundee-meets-romantic comedy-meets-Battlestar Galactica,” says co-star Erin Karpluk. “So many genres all pushed together. It’s just a blast.” A sci-fi comedy, Riftworld Chronicles is an eight-part, web-only series debuting on Punchline, CBC’s online comedy channel.
It revolves around Alar, a powerful otherworldly wizard who’s stuck on Earth. Portrayed by Battlestar Galactica’s Tahmoh Penikett, the character’s a bit like E.T.: trying his best to fit in, when all he really wants is to go home. However, a mysterious dark force – perhaps emitted by cellphones – has interfered with his magic powers and the portal to take him back.
Opposite him is Karpluk, who plays struggling journalist Kim, a sarcastic young woman with no time for talk of magic. Nonetheless, Alar mistakes her for a royal personage with the power to help him get back home.
“That’s when the shenanigans ensue,” says Karpluk says, best know for her starring role in Being Erica. [Read More]
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