The Atlas Chronicles

Creator: Michael Oldham
Age rating: Everyone
A globetrotting action adventure comedy following the exploits of 13 year old Atticus Atlas and his family as they're sucked into a plot by smugglers to incite the end of the world in Norse mythology: Ragnarok.

Indiana Jones meets MacGyver, but with a kid friendly flavor.
Project collaboration: Closed

Latest Work

  • Short Video 2 - 1 Minute Promo...
    06/14/12
    Creative Notes:
    This is the same as before, but with a second cut out so it can be eligible for the June contest...
  • Mini-bible 1 - The Atlas Chronicles
    05/28/12
    Creative Notes:
    I had originally planned that all the episodes deal with the overall arc of series, but when I changed that mentality, it really freed me up to come up with some more creative and interesting standalone episodes to be interspersed with the serialized ones.
    Concept:
    A globetrotting action adventure comedy following the exploits of 13 year old Atticus Atlas and his family as they're sucked into a plot by smugglers to incite the end of the world in Norse mythology: Ragnarok.

    Indiana Jones meets MacGyver, but with a kid friendly flavor.
  • Pilot Script 2 - Fixed Typos...
    06/03/12
    Creative Notes:
    This is the same script with 2 fixed typos.
    Logline:
    On one of their father’s routine business trips to San Francisco, Atticus Atlas, a sharp 13 year old, and his sister Aubrie encounter a pair of smugglers and are unknowingly pulled into a plot that could mean the end of the world.

All Work

  • Short Video 1 - 1 Minute Promo
    06/14/12
    Creative Notes:
    This is essentially the teaser from the pilot episode, but done with a shoestring budget and formatted for the constraints of the promo video contest.
  • Pilot Script 1 - Pilot
    05/28/12
    Creative Notes:
    This is the first version of the script. I envision it as a live action series, but that might be a little too expensive to produce with all the changes of location.
    Logline:
    On one of their father’s routine business trips to San Francisco, Atticus Atlas, a sharp 13 year old, and his sister Aubrie encounter a pair of smugglers and are unknowingly pulled into a plot that could mean the end of the world.