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What would you do in the last 5 minutes of your life? A young man scrambles within minutes to set his life straight before the end.
What would you do in the last 5 minutes of your life? A young man scrambles within minutes to set his life straight before the end.
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Please see my past work: http://www.youtube.com/ienthekorean

"Tick Tock" is an idea I have for a 5 minute short film. It is a film that juxtaposes life and death to reveal one young man's willpower to set his life straight before he dies. Knowing he has only minutes to live, the main character defies his past life and frantically races to, for once, live up to his full potential as a human being. But in those few essential minutes, there is also something he doesn't know...something to be revealed in the final part of the film.
Steve Jobs once said "almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important." This film is an exploration of that idea - the idea that in life, the most meaningful things aren't the ones we seem to be living by in today's society. But when we are reminded of our limited time on Earth, we can be able to bring out our greater potential.

With your financial support, I will be able to initiate the process of getting necessary equipment (buying and renting), renting cars for transportation purposes, and finding the best cast and crew possible. In addition, after the film's completion, I will enter as many film festivals as I can.
I am at a tentative stage in starting the film-making, as I need to know if I can have the financial ability to carry out this project towards my vision. The more support I get, the more awesome I can make the final film.

I hope you can join me in making this project a reality!
Thanks for your time.

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