A short film taking on the fairy tale genre with a dark twist. Read more
This project's funding goal was not reached on May 26, 2013.
About this project
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Princess Synopsis: A traditional fairy tale wherein the heroine discovers her bravery, and learns that growing up can be scary but not growing up is scarier.
“Princess is the story of a little girl not being allowed to grow up who wanders off into the woods. There her story begins. She comes across a cabin wherein an old man has imprisoned a little girl as an ageless reflection. Princess discovers that not everything is as it seems as she tries to free the young girl in the mirror."
All the money raised via Kickstarter will be used towards filming. If we raise more than our goal we are already working on great stretch goals for our supporters! It takes a lot of hard work and many hands to make a film come together and thats why we need your support! Help us reach our goal and support independent film making. We are thankful for everyones help and cant wait to share this story with you!
We are working with two amazing young actresses who will be bringing princess and Angel to Life.
We have great rewards for you! Pick a package and get swag!
- Photo books
- Behind the scenes footage
- Custom Art
- Posters (signed and unsigned)
Principal will begin in early June of this year! We look forward to a quick shoot, but need your help to get there. Like we said above All of the funds raised are going to production and editing costs and towards your rewards!
June 8-10 2013 , June 15th 2013
Music for video by: http://www.freesound.org/people/ERH/
Risks and challenges
When I tackle a project I put my everything into it. I strive for the best possible product in every endeavor. I will take any setback in stride working with my production team to overcome it. I know with the crew I have we can overcome any obstacle!
That being said, we know that we have a lot of work to do once we are funded! One of the biggest challenges we face is creating a realistic set using practical set pieces. With our plan to use low CGI will require a lot of careful building. And as any filmmaker knows, collaboration can be difficult. We are preparing the best we can now to tackle these possible scenarios before they occur.
One other area of concern is that we still tracking down the perfect cabin location. Much of the final look of the production depends on the location we secure. Currently we are pursuing several options, and have a studio-based contingency plan in place, should the perfect cabin fail to present itself to us.
Also, we are shooting in Minnesota and if you have never been here, the weather can be a bit chaotic. We have selected June to do our filming hoping for cooperative weather. With a crew of fifteen to twenty it can be difficult to reschedule any weather days.If there are delays we will keep our Kickstarter supporters up to date of the changes.
This is our first Kickstarter project but we feel confident that as a team we will handle them. The key to any creative project is a strong collaborative mindset, we feel we have brought together the right cast and crew to do this.
A saying within the film industry is hurry up and wait, we will be working diligently to make sure we do not keep you as our supporters waiting for your product! We thank you for your support and take comfort in the knowledge that you have demonstrated your faith and support of the Princess short film project.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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The Sprite: You will receive love and gratitude from the whole Cast & Crew! Plus warm fuzzies!
Your name will be listed in the credits as a "Kickstarter Sprite" supporter.Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
The Pixie: Same as above (love and warm fuzzies) ... amazing right?! Plus you will receive a physical copy of the DVD.
Your name will appear in the credits as a "Kickstarter Pixie" supporter.Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
11 backers Limited (489 left of 500)
Through the Looking Glass: All of the above, plus a custom signed Storyboard Print from the film!
And - yup, you guessed it - your name listed in the credits as a "Kickstarter Looking Glass" supporter.Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
4 backers Limited (296 left of 300)
Frog Prince: All the above! Plus a Kickstarter-exclusive Behind The Scenes photo book from the shoot. You'll also receive access to the Behind the Scenes Documentary HD download! It'll be chalk full of personal nuggets of creative pixie dust from the whole Princess team!
And, of course, your name in the credits as a "Kickstarter Frog Prince" supporter.Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
5 backers Limited (145 left of 150)
Princess Swag Bundle: All of the above, plus the exclusive Kickstarter Princess T-Shirt. Wear it to show all your friends that you supported the Princess Film Kickstarter Project (a great demonstration of your awesomeness). Also you will receive a signed Princess Movie Poster.
And your name will appear in the credits as a "Kickstarter Princess" supporter.Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
0 backers Limited (3 left of 3)
Fairy Godmother/Father: This premier package comes with The Princess Swag Bundle and a custom-made art piece from the film, signed by our artist Jack Montgomery and Director Vanessa Miles! Also a signed script of the short film!
Along with the art, you will also be listed in the credits as a "Kickstarter Executive Producer"!Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
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