Project of the Day: ‘Auroras’

Project of the Day: 'Auroras'

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Help crowdfund #AURORAS on #Kickstarter. A live action anime space elevator love story by @jnheckman

Elevator Pitch:
In a metropolis at the north pole a female cyborg is called on a mandatory long term mission to travel along a space elevator through the aurora borealis. Forced to leave her pregnant partner, another female cyborg to depart on a life changing journey.

Production Team:

Writer / Director: Niles Heckman
Occupant / Loved One: Jess Dela Merced
Loved One Voice: Samantha Cutaran
2nd Unit Director: Bastiaan Koch
Director of Photography: – Niles Heckman
Original Score: Dan Haigh & Alex Westaway (GUNSHIP)
Sound Design: Andrew Duncan
Art Director: Bastiaan Koch

About the Production: 
Set in a technologically advanced future, the film has a feminine theme of two women in love promoting marriage equality and equal rights for all sexual orientations. This is extended into an overarching feature storyline which is a embrace of the divine feminine over male dominance.

Current Status: Raising money to finish test short and continue development of feature script

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