Client: Trailer To The Stars | Michael Sullivan Client Website:thesockkids.com
Released: March 2016 Description: (From the producer)
In this multi-colored illustrated and animated children’s video and book series, The SockKids, readers and viewers follow the Socker family through many exciting adventures. The SockKids teach about how bullying hurts everyone to understanding why some children are sometimes afraid to go to school to showing our differences are what make us each special. The uniqueness of The SockKids is displayed through their many colors and wonderful personalities as they sometimes time travel through the spin cycle of a washer. It is during these journeys the SockKids champion all children and all cultures.
Perhaps you’ll wonder where your missing sock has gone. You’ll have to look no where else but here — as your socks could be traveling with the SockKids on a cool adventure!
Children and their parents will be drawn to the diversity of the family and the universal and timeless lessons they teach: don’t be afraid of new experiences; treat others as you would like to be treated, and of course, beware of the spin cycle!
Music and sound design for “The SockKids Learn How to Prevent Bullying.”
Released: December 2013 Description: Sylvia Medina is an environmental engineer by trade. Watching kids TV shows while her children were infants, made her realize that there did not appear to be much about environmental stewardship and ecosystem management for interactions with animals and people. The idea came to her at about 1:30 am one morning while rocking her baby girl to sleep; she was going to create stories and products that teach children about the environment and the world around them. Sylvia joined forces with the Saige, Peggy, Joy, and Susan to share her knowledge and teach environmental stewardship. The rest is history…
Awards: Ranked as high as #3 on “Dr. Toy’s 10 Best” in the category of audio/video for 2014: Dr. Toy’s 10 Best
Wrote title music, co-wrote title song lyrics, and performed vocals with Jennifer Yeung.
Episode #1 – “The Green Spring” – Composed underscore and foley
Episode #2 – “Gorilla’s Roar” – Composed underscore and foley
Episode #3 – “Wolf Howls” – Composed underscore and foley
Episode #4 – “Coral Reef” – Composed underscore and foley