Animism: The Gods' Lake is something of a "First Nations' Narnia" - a youth-focused fantasy epic but one that is deeply rooted in Aboriginal legends and beliefs rather than Christian mythology. The pilot episode begins the adventures of Mel Ravensfall as she discovers what lies beneath the sacred site at the Gods' Lake. As she uncovers the roots of a timeless conflict between the natural forces of the Mother and those beings that would rend the world asunder, Mel will come to realize that the world around her is dangerously out of joint. And only she has the power to bring it back to balance. Told in the splashy visual story of a high-definition motion comic, Animism: The Gods' Lake, is a strikingly different television series. Combining highly stylized cinematic effects with vector-based animation, this is a fantasy world that will ensnare and excite Aboriginal children from across the country by updating the traditional stories, figures and belief with which they have been raised. ... Written by
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