What happens to human consciousness after death?
UPDATE---- 10/31/11 ----- WE DID IT! But remember, we are still accepting pledges. More pledges means greater production value. We only want the best quality camera and the best props and costumes and set pieces for this film and We Need You! Thanks to all current and future backers!
"Anima" is written and directed by Michael J. Stabile
REMEMBER: We can exceed our goal without limit. :)
THE ANIMA KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN!!
WHAT IS THE MOVIE ABOUT?
Neuroscientist Dr. Daniel Elcott is determined to discover what happens to human consciousness after death. His latest experiment goes horribly wrong when his subject dies. The institute responsible for his work plans to shut him down, leaving only one option: to perform the experiment on himself.
WHERE ARE WE NOW?
We are currently in the early stages of pre-production. We are building a schedule and locking down locations, cast, and crew. We expect to begin creating shot lists and storyboards by December.
PRODUCTION & TIMEFRAME
Most, if not all, of the photography will be done in or around Montclair, NJ. We will likely be looking at 12 to 14 days of production. Principal photography begins in February and we plan to wrap in early April. Post-production will likely finalize in June, allowing us to premiere the film in July.
THE MONEY GOES WHERE?
All Kickstarter funds will go toward props, costumes, set design, travel expenses, and feeding the cast and crew.
YOU GET REWARDS!
We wouldn't dare leave you empty handed. Check out the exciting rewards listed on the right side of this page.
If you can't help us financially, consider sharing this page with your friends and family on facebook and twitter. We hope to have as many eyes on this kickstarter campaign as possible.
We can't thank you enough for your time and support. Your help means making our dreams come true. :)
See what it is like on the set of a Michael J. Stabile production: http://vimeo.com/17747302
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pledged of $2,000 goal
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Oct 27, 2011 - Nov 26, 2011 (30 days)
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A heart felt thank you and a special thanks in the film's credits. (You can anonymously give your name, if you're shy.) ;)Estimated delivery: Jul 2012
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The above plus free access to the premiere showing of "Anima".Estimated delivery: Jul 2012
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The above plus free access to the premiere showing of “Anima” for two, and a virtual hug from the director in the form of email. The email will include a private web-link to view the extended trailer for "Anima" edited for backers only. Plus, an "Anima" movie poster.Estimated delivery: Jul 2012
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All of the above plus an "Anima" t-shirt.Estimated delivery: Jul 2012
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All of the above plus a Kickstarter Edition of "Anima" on DVD, content tailored and available only for backers.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
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All of the above plus a made-to-order "Anima" Special Edition DVD in a professionally designed Amaray case loaded with behind-the-scene extras, an early release private web-link to view a scene from "Anima" before completion.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
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4 backers Limited (26 of 30 left)
All of the above plus the director's last film, "Stranger Dinner" on DVD, an Associate Producer credit, a digital download of "Anima" before the DVD release, and an invite to the cast and crew after-party.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $200 or more
0 backers Limited (10 of 10 left)
All of the above plus a collector's edition BluRay disc of the film with bonus content, a professionally bound screenplay autographed by the director and selected crew, an embroidered prop from the film, and an invite to visit the set to appear as an extra in the film.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $350 or more
1 backer Limited (4 of 5 left)
All of the above plus a professionally bound production booklet to include Hi-Res behind-the-scene production photos, storyboard art, director notes, and final frames from the film. Plus, an Executive Producer credit in the film, a medical scrub costume worn in the film, the opportunity to pitch your movie idea to the producers at WDK Films, and a one-on-two video Q&A session with the director and assistant director. We can do a critique of your work, a screenplay reading, or just have a friendly chat. :)Estimated delivery: Sep 2012