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Exclusive: SundanceTV Launches Animated 'The Red Road' Companion Web Series

Photo of Alison Willmore By Alison Willmore | Indiewire February 26, 2014 at 9:47AM

SundanceTV's original series "The Red Road" premieres on February 27th at 9pm, and today the network announced that to accompany the scripted drama, it's launching "The Red Road: So it Begins," a series of online animated shorts.
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SundanceTV's original series "The Red Road" premieres on February 27th at 9pm, and today the network announced that to accompany the scripted drama, it's launching "The Red Road: So it Begins," a series of online animated shorts.

Every Thursday, Sundance.tv will post a new short narrated by series creator and writer Aaron Guzikowski ("Prisoners") elaborating on the title of the week's episode of "The Red Road" -- such as "The Wolf and The Dog" and "The Woman Who Fell from The Sky." Guzikowski's explanations are visualized by animation from Adam Gault Studio.

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Each of the six "The Red Road: So it Begins" shorts will be available on SundanceTV's website, social platform and here at Indiewire. "The Red Road" stars Martin Henderson and Jason Momoa as a local sheriff and an ex-con who form an uneasy alliance in a place consisting of two clashing communities -- a small New Jersey town and a neighboring Native American tribe.

Take a look at the first episode of "The Red Road: So it Begins," which explains the title of the series premiere, below.


This article is related to: Television, TV News, The Red Road, SundanceTV, web series, Aaron Guzikowski