Canadian animated internet sequence, My Satisfaction: The Collection, surpassed two million views final week on its pilot episode launched on to YouTube earlier this 12 months. Created by Toronto-based screenwriter and animator, Madeleine Patton, the LGBTQ+ dramatic fantasy has discovered a robust foothold amongst the web competitors, demonstrating the success of for-women, by-women serial animation.
My Satisfaction follows the journey of a queer, disabled lioness struggling to heal her damaged world. Based mostly on a narrative written in Patton’s youth and additional developed in her grownup years, the sequence was made doable with help from each the Impartial Manufacturing Fund (IPF) and Interactive Digital Media Fund. Grateful for the exterior funding, Patton is thrilled to have the persevering with alternative to dive into complicated but genuine narratives that resonate with an underserved digital viewers.
“It’s so vital to inform various tales throughout all types of media,” says Patton. “Our present offers with ableism, queerness, feminism, womanhood and likewise, after all, lions. We’re so excited to have this chance to inform this sort of story in a medium and style the place these concepts have but to be explored considerably.”
Although created in Toronto, My Satisfaction is in world demand, having been translated into over 15 languages. Patton’s YouTube channel, launched in 2008, has grown to a file channel excessive in views on account of the sequence, with all My Satisfaction content material surpassing 13.7 million YouTube views mixed. This has pushed the channel’s viewership to over 33 million and launched subscribership from 75,000 to over 243,000.
“We’re so grateful for the massive swell of help from our followers, outdated and new, for what we’re making,” Patton feedback. “With every new launch our viewers continues to develop, and it’s wonderful to see our content material resonate so effectively, particularly with ladies.”
My Satisfaction: The Collection is a Canadian manufacturing, with a proficient crew based mostly solely in Ontario, Canada. The sequence is written, directed, and produced by Patton, with skilled internet sequence creator Davin Lengel on as govt producer. It stars the voice of Canadian influencer Mo Mo O’Brien and options sound design and mixing by Emmy-nominated duo Noah Siegel and Blag Ahilov. Authentic rating and finish credit score music As soon as in a Dream are created by Toronto-based band Within the Metropolis, who lately undertook a songwriting residency with the Slaight Household Music Lab at Norman Jewison’s Canadian Movie Centre. Their music has additionally been featured on notable Canadian sequence resembling Heartland, Kim’s Comfort, and Workin’ Mothers.
The extremely anticipated ultimate installment of the 10-part sequence is scheduled to launch early in 2021 on the tribbleofdoom YouTube channel.