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Project of the Day: Sci-Fi Short without Greenscreen, without CGI

By Indiewire | Indiewire December 12, 2011 at 10:25AM

Project of the Day: Sci-Fi Short without Greenscreen, without CGI
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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.

C 299,792 km/s

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"C 299,792 km/s"

Tweetable Logline:

A visually stunning, compelling sci-fi short film about interstellar colonization, meticulously shot with retro filmmaking techniques.
 
 
Elevator Pitch:
 
This film is the story of an idealistic flight officer who hijacks her spaceship during an interplanetary cold war, and attempts to escape our solar system in search of other habitable worlds.


We want to create a dynamic science-fiction film using classic, in-camera special effects.

No Greenscreen, no CGI.

A compelling sci-fi action/drama about one woman's vision for the next logical step in human development: the leap from interplanetary to interstellar colonization.

 
Production Team:
 
Writer/Director: Derek Van Gorder
Writer/Producer: Otto Stockmeier
 
About the Film:
 
"Science is progress. We believe that science-fiction, then, should inspire us to embrace our future with optimism and wonder and to surpass our limits. This movie is about the value of scientific progress, the importance of exploration, and the human capacity for hope. "C" is a space-age manifest destiny in the shadow of our extinction." -- Otto Stockmeier
 
Current Status:
 
Pre-production.
 
For more information and to support this film:
 
 
 

 

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