A Dragon's TailA Dragon's Tail (2006) Episode 104- Jane And The Dragon Cartoon Episode Guide
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- Nelvana Limited, WETA Workshop
- Animated Characters: Jane, Dragon, Prince Cuthbert, Rake.
- Awards: Nominee, Gemini Award, Best Writing in a Children's or Youth Program or Series, Simon Racioppa and Richard Elliott, 2006.
Nominee, Gemini Award, Best Sound in a Comedy, Variety, or Performing Arts Program or Series, Ryan Araki, Simon Berry, Andy Malcolm, Stephen Muir and Peter Thillaye, 2006.
- First Aired in 2006.
- Episode Number: 104
- Running Time: 30 minutes.
Cartoon Production Information:
A combination of classic animation design and 3D animation, using combined Maya and proprietary software.
Adapted from New Zealand author Martin Baynton's "Jane and the Dragon" children's books.
Weta handled visuals and motion capture, while Nelvana supplied the Director (Mike Fallows) and producer (Pam Lehn) as well storyboarding, editing and all post production, and assisted with scripts, sales and distribution.
Weta Workshop's first venture into children's TV animation.
This was the first use of Weta's Motion Capture animation. Actors in special Lycra suits had their movements tracked, and the images were relayed to a computer.
The series is aimed at six- to 11-year-olds, especially girls.
The series was budgeted at $300,000 U.S. per episode. Nelvana invested over $10 million in the series.
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