About this project
We are seeking post production funds to complete the movie. Funds will be used for musical score, sound design, color correction, ADR, mixing, film festival promotion and marketing.
One man is held captive in a futuristic, automated prison, kept alive by a computerized jailer. His only means of psychological escape is to live in an imaginary world with the woman he loves. He suspects a catastrophic event has occurred to the outside world and he is forced to outsmart a security computer in order to escape back to a world and a woman that may already be gone.
'Somnio' began filming in June 2014 inside an industrial space in Canoga Park, CA. We shot our exterior sequences in the Mojave Desert, California City, Granada Hills, San Fernando, downtown Los Angeles, Denver and the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
SOMNIO - TRAILER
Cast & Crew
Travis Milloy has worked in film and television as a writer, director and editor for twenty years. He wrote and executive produced the sci-fi thriller Pandorum. His script Exit 147 is being directed by Mike Figgis and will star Nicholas Cage, production begins January 2016.
Christopher Soren Kelly is a critically-acclaimed actor and director who has appeared on stage and screen, starring in the independent films, The Frame, Ink, Chasseur, August Falls and Monkeys.
Cassandra Clark is a rising star, writer and director in Hollywood, new to the industry with numerous films and commercials already under her belt including Discarnate, Steps and Tell.
Tom Eberts is a producer who has worked more than twenty years in film, television and music videos in the United States and Europe.
Laurie Sheldon is a producer who has worked more than twenty years in feature film and television production in casting and development with Belisarius Productions, Northern Lights Entertainment and The Montecito Picture Company.
Michael Dwyer - Executive Producer and lifelong science fiction fan.
Jason Nolte is a cinematographer who has worked in film and television, including National Geographic and the TLC Network for over ten years.
Marty Mullin is an award winning cinematographer who has worked in the industry for over thirty years in television, film and commercials.
Jacob Yoffee is a rising star in the Hollywood music industry, having scored for television and feature films. He is the resident composer for the American Studio Orchestra.
Olivia Millerschin is a rising star and recording artist who is providing her song "Carry Me" for the film's soundtrack. Below is a video for her song "We Know Not."
Construction of the futuristic prison set was completed under the guidance of art director Tom Duffield, inspired by concept art by artist Jake Hollander.
The extremely unique set was built in an industrial space in Canoga Park, CA. With low budget restraints, the set was designed to be self contained, able to support the special effects needs.
The Somnio crew includes an incredibly talented group of filmmakers who dedicated their time and experience to the project. This included sound recordist Matthew Kendrick, camera assistant's Rachel Lippert, Ben Molyneux, Omar Cruz, Vincent Patin, grips Ian Lancaster and Mike Sullivan and legendary stuntman Diamond Farnsworth.
During production, actor of stage and screen, Jesse Arrow provided the voice of the security system computer.
Risks and challenges
Our challenges have been immense but with support of talented individuals who share the same passion, we are in the final stages of completing an indie feature film on a micro-budget. We know with your support and donations, we will be able to complete something special and unique. Thank you for visiting our project and we hope to see you join our production and have your name in our credits!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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