Dragon in Me (Desire for Need)

June 20, 2012

You should have ordered your copy of Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker and watched it by now. In case you didn't know, the song featured in the end credits of the movie is performed by the band Seether and brought to you by our exclusive new music initiative, FUNimusic! The song, “Dragon in Me (Desire for Need)” remixed by Roger Sanchez, is now available for download on http://funimusic.com.

We and the FUNimusic crew had the chance to sit down with Seether during a stop on their recent U.S. tour to talk to them about the movie and what it was like to create music for an animated film. Stay tuned for more exclusive clips from that interview.

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Own Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker TODAY for $12.99

May 30, 2012

Own the new movie — Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker on Blu-ray — TODAY for less than $13 — That’s a limited time offer of a staggering 63% off! Buy it today. Watch it today. Make the magic happen in four easy steps! How?

  1. Go to BestBuy.com and drop Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker into your cart
  2. Choose “Store Pickup” and then select your local store
  3. Pay online
  4. Um, go to that store and, you know, pick it up

That’s it. You’re done. You’re now the proud owner of the new movie based on the award-winning BioWare game, Dragon Age.

You can also download the song featured in the end credits of the movie, “Desire for Need: Dragon in Me Remix” performed by Seether and Remixed by Roger Sanchez. Buy this song and additional music inspired by the film from artists Shanice and The Drug in the iTunes store today!

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Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker on Xbox Live and PS3

May 23, 2012

We’re getting close to the release of Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker. It’s out next week on May 29th! For all of you digital media consumers, you can now pre-order the movie through Xbox Live and the Zune marketplace. You’ll be able to watch the movie on your Xbox and on the go with your Zune! Xbox is also featuring an exclusive clip from the movie, check it out!

If you have a PS3, for a limited time you can download the Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker theme for FREE. Just look for it in the PlayStation store. Better hurry, it won’t be free for long.

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Production Update Two

May 17, 2012

Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker will be screening for one night only in select theaters next week! Have you purchased your tickets yet for this exclusive event?

Here are a couple of special clips to help get you pumped up for the release of the movie. In this Production Update video, the BioWare team sits down to talk about Cassandra and Galyan from Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker. Get the lowdown on our main protagonists straight from the people who’ve worked so hard to bring you the Dragon Age games you all love so much.

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More Video from the Movie

May 9, 2012

The release date for Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker is less than a month away! Some of you have been lucky enough to catch a screening of the full movie at conventions or film festivals. If you haven’t had a chance to see it yet, don’t worry, we’re bringing more of the movie to you.

Don’t forget about the screenings on May 24th in select cities. And definitely go out there and support the movie by pre-ordering today!

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A Questionable Query

May 2, 2012

The wonderful people over on the Dragon Age Wiki are helping to promote the upcoming release of Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker with a Questionable Query. Questionable Queries is a series of Q&As with developers, animators and other notable folks who work to bring you Dragon Age.

This promotion offered the editors and readers of the Dragon Age Wiki a chance to find out more about the movie by submitting questions. Three lucky entrants will win a Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker T-shirt, dog tag, and movie poster. Check back on the Dragon Age Wiki later this week for the answers to the submitted questions.

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Twitter Contest, Free Movie Tickets

April 25, 2012

We’re giving fans an opportunity to win a pair of tickets to the exclusive one night only screening of Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker. That’s right, a pair of tickets (that’s two tickets) to each of the four U.S. screenings on May 24th, 2012. Just tweet us and tell us how much you want to go to one of these screenings, be sure to indicate which city. Make sure you tag @DragonAgeMovie, @FUNimation and @BioWare and include this link: http://bit.ly/IISyzD.

The contest will run from now until Sunday, April 29th at 11:59 pm CT. We will choose 4 random winners. Click here for complete contest rules.

This contest is for U.S. residents only.

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Limited Screening Event

April 20, 2012

On May 24th, there will be a one night only, exclusive screening event for Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker. Click here for a list of theaters. Screenings will all begin at 7pm for each respective showing.

Here’s your chance to finally see Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker on the big screen! If you’re in one of these cities you should take advantage of this opportunity since this is a VERY limited engagement. Better RSVP now if you’re planning on going.

As an extra special bonus, the first 100 people who attend the screenings will receive a FREE Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker T-shirt.

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Trip to BioWare Sneak Peek

April 18, 2012

You’ve seen some concept art, sketches, and screenshots from Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker. Today, we’re super excited to share a sneak peek of the footage from when we took a tour of the BioWare office. You’ll be able to see the full tour as an exclusive extra when you get your copy of the film, available on May 29th, 2012 on BD/DVD Combo and DVD. Don’t miss it!

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Scenes from the Movie

April 11, 2012

We had an exciting time at PAX East and Anime Boston this past weekend where we premiered Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker. Special thanks to everyone who attended. Luckily we had time to catch up with some of the Dragon Age fans and get their opinions on the movie. Here are screenshots from some of their favorite scenes.

See the whole movie when Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker releases on Blu-ray and DVD May 29, 2012. Pre-order your copy now on Amazon.com for just $15.99!

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The Blood Mage, Frenic

March 21, 2012

Antagonists make stories more interesting and allow for the hero’s character growth (or heroine in our case.)  So, today we will be introducing the blood mage, Frenic — the antagonist in Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker.

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Her Holiness, the Divine, Justinia V

March 15, 2012

We’ve got a very special post for you today. Introducing Her Holiness, the Divine, Justinia V! The Divine is the leader of the Chantry, which is based out of the Grand Cathedral in Val Royeaux. The Divine carries a heavy burden of responsibility as the leader of the Chantry. Below her are the grand clerics, each one representing a different nation in the Dragon Age world, making the Chantry the largest unified organization in the known world.

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Seeker Byron

March 7, 2012

We’re rolling right along with our character introductions. Today we’re spending a little time with Byron, a member of the Seekers of Truth and Cassandra’s mentor. Although he’s harsh with his training, Byron treats and cares for Cassandra like she was his own daughter.

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Extended Movie Teaser

March 1, 2012

KDAF-TV CW33 News in Dallas-Fort Worth recently ran a story on FUNimation and the production of Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker. As part of their coverage, we gave them an exclusive 30 second clip that gives viewers a first look at a Pride Demon and High Dragon from the film. You can read and watch the full news story on www.the33tv.com.

We figured we’d give our die-hard fans a bit more than just 30 seconds. How about an extended movie teaser with more dragons, more ogres, more swordplay, more blood mages, and more action? We thought you might like that. Enough talk. Watch the clip.

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Regalyan d’Marcall

February 29, 2012

This week we feature the main male protagonist of Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker. Drumroll please… Introducing the dashing Circle Mage, Regalyan d’Marcall! Or just simply Galyan to his friends.

Galyan plays an integral role in the film and acts as a catalyst for Cassandra’s character development. In this set of images, you can see how we’ve developed Galyan’s character design.

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Cassandra Pentaghast

February 22, 2012

We’ve covered ogres, demons, and dragons (oh my!) along with some key scenery pieces for Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker. Now let’s spend a little time getting to know the characters. First up, the star of the movie herself — Cassandra Pentaghast!

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Setting the Stage

February 15, 2012

Before we dive into the characters of Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker, let’s set the stage a bit. The artworks depicted in this set of images lay down the groundwork for various locations in the movie. To create a believable scene, a good understanding of the space that characters have to work within must be established.

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Ogres, Demons, and Dragons

February 8, 2012

This week, we feature early sketches of some of the creatures that make appearances in Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker. Like many action/adventure games, a good chunk of time is spent engaged in battle with your enemies. These sketches will give you a first look at some of the creatures that Cassandra might brandish a sword at in the film.

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Sketches and Storyboards

February 1, 2012

Each week until the release of Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker, we will be showing you additional content from the production of the film. We’ve compiled sketches, concept art, storyboards, and more to give you a glimpse of what’s happened behind the scenes of the movie. FUNimation’s Supervising Producer of Original Entertainment, April Bennett, also shares some of her insight about working on the film in conjunction with our partners at BioWare, Director Fumihiko Sori, and the team at T.O. Entertainment.

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Production Update

January 27, 2012

2012 is the Year of the Dragon, which is perfect timing for the release of Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker. To kick things off, we’re unveiling our brand new website and a behind-the-scenes Production Update video.

Here at FUNimation, we’re so excited to be working with BioWare and Electronic Arts on this film. Site updates and behind-the-scenes info will be posted frequently, so check back often to learn more about Cassandra, the Seekers, and the rest of the Dragon Age world.

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