Factsheet

Developer:
Rival Schools
Based in Vancouver, BC

Platforms
iTunes App Store
Google Play
Amazon
Barnes & Noble
Fuhu

Website:
brambleberrytales.com

Press / Business Contact:

Social:
Twitter
Facebook
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Releases:

Address:
46 West 6th ave
Vancouver, BC

Phone:
1-888-748-2572

Description

Join Thomas and Lily in this lighthearted adventure as they stumble upon the great mystery of the Pacific Northwest, the reclusive Sasquatch! Stories often have a valuable message, and Thomas soon discovers the age-old lesson that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. Discover the origins of the Sasquatch (Sásq’ets), inspired by the Indigenous oral history of the Sto:lo Nation.

Children and parents alike will find much to love in this beautifully crafted story, featuring a cast of delightful characters in lush, vibrant landscapes. Characters come alive as they react to your touch, and wonderful voice narration guides you through each page. Experience the story in English, Spanish, French, or the original Halq'eméylem language. Thousands of years old, the endangered language of the Sto:lo Nation has less than a dozen fluent speakers, and revitalization efforts are underway.

The Great Sasquatch is the second standalone storybook app in the award winning Bramble Berry Tales series, from developer Rival Schools and publisher Loud Crow Interactive Inc. Each app is based on a unique story from different Indigenous tribes.

Features
- New and original story world
- Charming and humorous narration
- Inspired by traditional Indigenous languages and oral history
- Inspired by traditional Indigenous languages & histories
- Learn vocabulary and language: English, French, Spanish, and Halq'eméylem
- Educational word highlighting and definitions for young readers
- Touch, tilt & slide to bring the story to life
- Optimized for iPhone 5 & Retina Display

REVIEWS FOR THE AWARD-WINNING FIRST BOOK,
THE STORY OF KALKALILH:

“The overall quality of every aspect of this app – from the illustrations to the music and narration – is wonderfully realized and makes this app an easy one to recommend.”
– Amy Solomon, 148Apps

“Transports children into a mysterious world and reinforces valuable life lessons.”
– Best App Staff, Real Kids Apps

“A wonderful treat unlike anything you’ve seen on iOS, or on any mobile platform for that matter.”
– Aldrin Calimlim, AppAdvice

“A high-quality storybook that allows you to learn about a thousand-year-old tale and the Squamish language.“
– Eric Pramono, Geeks With Juniors

About Us
Headquartered in Vancouver, with an affiliate office in Toronto, Rival Schools is an award winning all—in-one creative agency and studio. The company was founded by individuals with diverse creative backgrounds, ranging from film to web, with one common vision—digital content is where it’s at.

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Projects

Videos

Commercial YouTube

Sneak Peak Promo YouTube

Images

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Awards & Recognition

Press Releases

  • Bramble Berry Tales: Sasquatch
    October 29, 2013
    Award winning digital agency Rival Schools is proud to announce the release of “The Story of Kalkalilh” the first mobile application in their three (3) part Bramble Berry Tales series.
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Team

Concept & Storyworld
Roy Husada
Neil McBean
David Lam
Betty Kwong
Marilyn Thomas
Corey Tracey

Director
Roy Husada
Alfredo Chu

Producers
David Lam
Corey Tracey

Head of Production
Neil McBean

Technology Partner
Loud Crow Interactive

Publisher
Loud Crow Interactive

Art Direction
Betty Kwong

Story
Marilyn Thomas

Story Editors
Cathy Moss
Tracy Yiu
Neil McBean
Crystal Lee

Indigenous Consultant
Sonny Mchalsie

Translations
Strang Burton
Elizabeth Phillips

Illustrators & 3D Artists
Betty Kwong
Malcolm Overend
Dave Cho
Yan Wu
Aksha Suri
Robert Freeman

Audio
Dany Gagnon

Character Voices
Danielle Greenfield (Lily)
Weston Snider (Thomas)
DC Goode (Mooshum)
Elinor Bell (Kookum)

Music Credits
Audio Jungle
Partners in Rhyme

Experimental Stream Funding
Canada Media Fund

Created By
Rival Schools

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