The Quest is a new reality adventure that takes 12 lucky contestants on the journey of a lifetime when they enter the world of "Everealm." For The Quest, the Executive Producer of the blockbuster movie franchise The Lord of the Rings has joined forces with the creators and producers of The Amazing Raceto conjure a land of magic and malevolence, where mythical creatures lurk in the woods, agents of darkness stir in the shadows, and mystical beings infiltrate the keep. For 12 lucky souls, a fantastic world will come alive in a unique competition series where players will engage in epic challenges. Fantasy meets reality when one player emerges as a real-life hero.
The Quest is from executive producers Bertram van Munster and Elise Doganieri (The Amazing Race, Profiles Television), executive producers Mark Ordesky and Jane Fleming (Court Five), and executive producers Rob Eric and Michael Williams (Green Harbor Productions).
About the Creators
Profiles Television Productions
Profiles Television Productions is responsible for the ground breaking TV series The Amazing Race, airing on the CBS network as well as some 80 countries worldwide. Owned and operated by 9 time Emmy® Award winning Producers Bertram van Munster and Elise Doganieri, Profiles began in 2003 and has since produced hundreds of hours of broadcast television for CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX as well as A&E, History, MTV Networks, Spike and others.
Court Five was founded by former New Line Cinema executives Jane Fleming and Mark Ordesky, and is a multi-platform media company that develops and converts diverse intellectual properties and brands into bold filmed entertainment. The studio output of the Court Five partners includes The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Oscar, Golden Globe and Palme D’Or winners like Shine and Dancer in the Dark and the upcoming feature film, Exists (Lionsgate).
Green Harbor is a television and film production company that creates groundbreaking entertainment. The company was founded by Emmy and Academy Award winning producers Michael Williams and Rob Eric, who have produced for networks such as ABC, CBS, MTV, OWN, HBO, ABC Family, and Bravo. Their work has been recognized with several Emmy awards, including one for the iconic Queer Eye for the Straight Guy and an Academy Award for Michael Williams for the film The Fog of War. In 2008, Williams also produced the Brad Anderson thriller Transsiberian, starring Woody Harrelson, Emily Mortimer, and Sir Ben Kingsley, which was one of the most critically acclaimed thrillers of the year.
The Quest creates a seamless and surprising experience for these 12 fans of fantasy, featuring an elaborate and full mythology (developed by Haxan Films), animatronic creatures (created by the award-winning team at Spectral Motion), and real-time 3D projections (developed by NuFormer).
Haxan Films is the 18-year creative partnership of Gregg Hale and Eduardo Sanchez. They create feature films, television series and transmedia experiences. They made their most recent films, the supernatural thriller Lovely Molly and the Bigfoot monster movie, Exists, in collaboration with The Quest co-creators, Court Five.
Spectral Motion is recognized as one of the leading diversified design studios in the entertainment industry focusing on cinematic creature and makeup effect. We have a deep passion for creation, innovation, and excellence in our work. We put everything we have into delivering the most hyper-realistic effects, using the latest artistic techniques and creative technologies available. Our 80 feature films credits, including X-Men: The Last Stand, Hellboy II: The Golden Armyand Looper.
NuFormer is an innovative multimedia agency with many years of experience in the design and realization of diverse multimedia solutions. The company, founded in 2000, is based in the Netherlands. After a certain period of hi-end film and video productions, combined with 2D and 3D motion graphic design, NuFormer’s focus in 2009 shifted to the production of 3D video mapping projection, being one of the pioneers in this field.
Since its inception in 1985, Encore has earned a reputation for providing high-quality service while remaining at the forefront of technological advances. Our combination of award-winning engineering, cutting-edge technology, end-to-end file-based workflows and skilled artists is what makes Encore the facility of choice for color management, editing and visual effects needs. In addition, our on-set services, including color management and instant dailies, drive seamless integration between production and post, bringing greater flexibility, cost efficiency and creative control to sets and locations.