AKIS - (means 'eyes' in Lithuanian)
His most acclaimed project to date is Scarygirl. The brand since its creation in 2001 has developed an underground following of fans throughout the globe through it's online comic, numerous limited edition vinyl toys, designer products and travelling shows.
In 2004 Oscar winning producer Sophie Byrne of Passion Pictures Australia optioned Scarygirl . The property is now in active script and visual development for an animated feature film. Nathan also completed his first graphic novel based on Scarygirl released by Australia's leading Independent publisher, Allen and Unwin and distributed in North America by Last Gasp. The graphic novel has since garnered various accolades including winning the 2009 Aurealis Award for Best Illustrated Book/Graphic Novel.
In 2009 Nathan released the Scarygirl online game produced with Passion Pictures Australia and developed with the assistance of the Film Victoria Digital Media Fund. Players have surpassed 1 million.
Nathan is currently developing a series of tv shorts and a game based on his new property 'Peleda' with the ABC.
Upcoming nathan j info etc...
- Currently in production on a new Xbox live/PSN Scarygirl game to be launched early 2012.
- Developing a series of tv shorts/game based on his Peleda owls (AKIS will appear in the game).
- Currently working on part 2 of Scarygirl graphic novel to be launched late 2012
- Vannen watch to be launched late 2011
Purchase at LULUBELL TOYS - Also Check out CHERRY VINYL.com