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Project of the Day: ‘One: The First Myth’

Project of the Day: 'One: The First Myth'

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“One: The First Myth” 

Tweetable Logline: A film about the birth of Mankind, a narrative allegorical tale shot by 2 friends across 20,000 miles of America’s natural parks and roads.

Elevator Pitch: ONE is a fiction, and the viewer will be guided by the voice of a narrator. It’s about the birth of ego. A mythological tale, a reinterpretation of the history of Mankind, told through the journey of a man and his relationship to Nature. It is the allegorical story of Man, living in perfect harmony with his surroundings, until the day this fragile balance is broken by his becoming self-aware for the first time. This event will bring about profound consequences, such as the invention of art, the advent of worship and idolatry, and set the foundation of future civilization. 
Production Team:

Emmanuel Solotareff – Writer / Director / Actor / Co-producer
Alexander Ayer – Cinematographer / Co-producer
Stéphanie De Latour – Actress

About the Production: Shooting an entire film with a two-person crew presented its challenges, and it certainly was one of the aspects that appealed to us in the script. 
ONE is a story of filmmaking stripped to its very core: personal, free, demanding and above all, different. A skeleton crew of two, using only natural light, making the best use of what Nature has to offer — sometimes waiting hours on end for just the right feel to convey the story, the aesthetic beauty and the urgency created and challenge inherent to get things right in a limited amount of time.

Current Status: Project is shot. Now fundraising for post production.

For more information and to support this project: Kickstarter Page

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