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November 13, 2013 9:42 AM
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Project of the Day: Animated CGI Short Tells the Story of a Flame Whose Days are Numbered

Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

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"Essence"

Tweetable Logline: 

Essence is a CG animated short that tells the story of a candle flame who realizes he only has moments to live.

Elevator Pitch:

Essence is about a sick, lonely man who is reincarnated into a candle flame. Realizing once more he has a terminal fate, he must make his last few moments count.

Production Team:

director - Sari Rodrig
producers - Tom Szenher and Euna Kho
composer - Jerome Leroy

About the Production:

"I absolutely love short animated films. To captivate an audience, your story must be spot on. Animation gives me the chance to create a unique believable world in a medium I am extremely passionate about. My MO is giving a voice to creatures that don't normally have them, and that is what "Essence" is about." -- Sari Rodrig

Current Status:

Pre-production.

For more information and to support this project:

Kickstarter Page



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1 Comment

  • Lori Rodrig | November 15, 2013 4:37 PMReply

    This film looks awesome...can't wait to see it when its complete!