/ The Reward, Tales Of Alethrion

Published on Wednesday, 13 January 2016 in category Completed
SERIES / 2D animation / In production

/ Description

The Reward, Tales of Alethrion is a web-series streamed on Youtube and created from the graduation film "The Reward". It has since then been produced thanks to 2 successful crowdfunding campaigns and danish public funds.


Follow the characters that are exploring and adventuring the Land of Alethrion. They are all in some way or another connected to a mysterious treasure map that was created by the most epic hero of all time, Alethrion. No one knows what treasure or magical artifact Alethrion placed at the X on the map, but they do believe that it is the biggest treasure ever. What none of them know, is that the map leads to Alethrion’s greedy and dangerous spirit trapped inside of a magical chest - its prison. It has been waiting to be found and knows that it is just a matter of time before greedy adventurous will find the treasure and it. Now, generations later, new adventurers from all corners of The Land of Alethrion are in search of a mysterious treasure map to become the new mightiest heroes of all time.

// Directed by Kenneth Ladekjær & Mikkel Mainz Elkjær

Producers : Charlotte de La Gournerie & Bo Juhl Nielsen | Sun Creature Studio

Supported by Kickstarter | New Danish Screen | West Danish Film Fund | The Animation Workshop | ANIS

​/ Episode 1 - "The Reward"​

/ Synopsis

In the small village of Tohan, the young boy Wilhelm is wasting his life on everyday business. Suddenly a glorious hero rides by him. As the boy watches the knight in total admiration the hero accidentally drops a treasure map. Wilhelm picks it up, but sees that another boy, Vito, has also claimed the map. They rip the map into two pieces by accident and end up with one part each. With a half each, they are forced to travel after the treasure on an epic quest together, in hope of becoming as glorious as the hero...

// Directed by Kenneth Ladekjær & Mikkel Mainz Elkjær

/ Episode 2 - "The First Hero"​

​/ Synopsis

Alethrion meets the travelling beauty Amerath. Their journey is guided by a treasure map and jam-packed with danger and adventures, but Al’s mere love of money will overturns the romance…

// Directed by Kenneth Ladekjær & Mikkel Mainz Elkjær