Ernest Hummingbird is the heartwarming story of a young hummingbird who wants to sing and not just hum. Pursuing this dream takes Ernest and his two best friends on a journey of anticipation, wonder, and occasionally, disappointment.
Throughout, it’s the music that guides them along their way. Through plenty of persistence, Ernest and his friends get their break and find themselves on the big stage.
To his parents' delight, Ernest lives his dream of singing on TV, proving that if there’s a will, there’s a way. It’s a beautiful story of art imitating life...or maybe it’s the other way around!
About the Author
He worked on the 1980s revival of The Jetsons, was a key animator on the Jetsons movie, co-animated the Ren and Stimpy pilot "Big House Blues", was an animation director on The Ren & Stimpy Show during its first season and created the Cartoon Network original series "Cow and Chicken" and its spin-off, "I Am Weasel." On his shows, David directed every episode and also worked as a writer, his writing credits usually collaborated with Michael Ryan.
Feiss co-directed the animated segments of "The Adventures of Hyperman," a computer game released in 1995 by IBM.
In 2006, he was the head of story for Sony's first CG animated film, "Open Season."
American singer and songwriter who started as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the Grammy Award-winning American rock band Hootie & the Blowfish. He released a solo R&B album, "Back to Then." Six years later, Rucker signed to Capitol Nashville as a country music singer, releasing the album, "Learn to Live." Its first single, "Don't Think I Don't Think About It", made him the first black artist to reach number one on the Hot Country Songs charts since Charley Pride in 1983. In 2009, he became the first black American to win the New Artist Award from the Country Music Association, and only the second black person to win any award from the association.
As the lead guitarist for the legendary rock band KISS, Tommy Thayer's 30-year career in music is legendary. Born in Portland, Oregon, Tommy grew up listening to the Beatles and other classic '60s pop music. Tommy's passion for early 70s hard rock bands drove his desire to pick up electric guitar at age 13. In addition to playing guitar and contributing musically at KISS rehearsals, sound checks and in the recording studio, Tommy took over as producer and editor of KISS's film and video productions including; KISS, the Second Coming (1998), New Line Cinema's feature Detroit Rock City (1998), and Showtime Television's pay-per-view, The Last KISS (2000).