Mythical beasts. A spiritual sequel to a classic 90s game. They're two Crowdfunding Friday projects we've picked for your consideration...
Warning: casually browsing through a site like Kickstarter at an early hour in the morning - particularly before a revitalising cup of coffee - can result in some bizarre misunderstandings. That's what I learned this week, as I stumbled on some things called 'Narwhal BBQ Skewers'. What kind of monster, I thought, would not only think of cooking a rare kind of whale on a barbecue, but also put the idea on Kickstarter?
As you've probably gathered already, I'd made a bit of a mistake. The project is actually the idea of artist Melissa Dowell, and the skewers are merely stainless steel, narwhal-shaped - and actually rather adorable. Anyway, this rather confusing preamble is intended to lead us gently into the first of this week's selection of crowdfunding projects,
The film is written by Miguel Ortega and Tran Ma, with Ortega directing and Ma in charge of the production design. These guys are clearly talented, with some nice CGI, live action and 2D animation, all in a nice single-serve Halloween candy package.
You can find the short film (clocks in at 2:30, or thereabouts) on Vimeo, or just watch below:
And a making-of:
This short film is the pilot episode for Stage 5's newest anthology series entitled The Continuum, which will feature a new short film each week created specifically for gamers by talented indie filmmakers from around the world.
For more visit the official Stage 5 website, where you can see more films like this in the future. Also, "like" Stage 5 on Facebook and follow Stage 5 on Twitter (@stagefivetv). Find out more about the filmmakers at Monstersculptor.com.
Visit The Evilshop @ Amazon!
Got news? Click here to submit it!
Get in the spirit of Halloween in the comments section below!
The Green Ruby Pumpkin from miguel ortega on Vimeo.
You can watch the making of the short below!
The Making of The Green Ruby Pumpkin from miguel ortega on Vimeo.
IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.