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Visionary creators from the world of designer toys (Circus Posterus’ toy designers Kathie Olivas and Brandt Peters), stop-motion innovator and Annie Awards Special Achievement recipient Martin Meunier (Coraline), and filmmaker Jon Schnepp (The Death of 'Superman Lives; What Happened?) unite for an all new stop-motion short film, Calliope, and to offer exclusive Kickstarter rewards.

Calliope film print, DVD cover and giclee art print example.
Calliope film print, DVD cover and giclee art print example.

SMALL DESCRIPTION: Based on Kathie Olivas’ classic toy character Calliope Jackalope, Calliope is a post-apocalyptic, fantasy adventure stop-motion animated short film about an other-worldly girl who’s unaware that she’s actually Pestilence, one of the four horseman of the apocalypse. If funded, Calliope will be written and co-directed by Olivas, Peters and Meunier (Coraline, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou), executive produced by Schnepp (Metalocalypse and The Death of 'Superman Lives; What Happened?), and will feature artisans, animators, and fabricators that have worked on stop-motion features like The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Digital background matte painting (WIP) by Stan Manoukian.
Digital background matte painting (WIP) by Stan Manoukian.

In addition to the ambitious 8-10 minute animated stop-motion Calliope short, we will offer a Kickstarter exclusive graphic novel, a handmade Kickstarter exclusive Talking/ Spirit board and a Kickstarter exclusive oracle deck. Additional incentives include the production of new vinyl and resin characters and props to be featured in the film.

Calliope tree house set: concept/idea through finished production.
Calliope tree house set: concept/idea through finished production.

THE STORY: Calliope is a little girl who’s unaware that she is actually one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. She sets up up an oracle stand at the end of the world to give readings to the world’s remaining inhabitants, who are all children. Each card Calliope pulls conjures up an alternate universe based on one Brandt Peters’ vintage-style underworlds. And then Slap-Happy, Stingy Jack, and the Skelves -- characters based on Peters’ popular toys--are unleashed on what remains of the world.

Calliope: Initial sketches and ideas for short film.
Calliope: Initial sketches and ideas for short film.

THE PROJECT: For the past 15 years, Olivas and Peters have been developing Calliope. Two years ago they met award winning filmmaker and visual effect/stop-motion artist, Martin Meunier and since then the three of them have tirelessly rewritten, sketched, developed characters, sculpted puppetry and environments, and done animation tests, in preparation to make the film.

Calliope: More sketches and concepts for short film.
Calliope: More sketches and concepts for short film.
(from left to right) The Bride puppet skate cycle test / Martin and Brandt assembling a set / hand painting props
(from left to right) The Bride puppet skate cycle test / Martin and Brandt assembling a set / hand painting props

Making a stop-motion film is a very slow process. Remember that it takes 24 frames or in this case 24 photographs to complete 1 second of film. With an 8 minute film and simple math, that's over 11,000 photos to complete this short. A long process. This film will also be worked on after hours and weekends so Martin, Kathie, and Brandt can fit it into their normal pre-existing schedule. It will be a labor of love for the three of them and the small dedicated crew coming aboard.

(from left to right) More set assembly / The studio / Martin wiring a set for lighting
(from left to right) More set assembly / The studio / Martin wiring a set for lighting

 **** Brandt Peters and Kathie Olivas will be providing and steering the visual concept & development, including: story-boards, character designs, environmental designs, graphics, props, costuming, production art, sculpting, painting and co-directing. All of the budget of this film will go to the Calliope short and its production team.

Assorted character designs for Calliope from Brandt Peters and Kathie Olivas.
Assorted character designs for Calliope from Brandt Peters and Kathie Olivas.

Prominent contemporary writers, artists, and stylists have also signed aboard on Calliope, including famed director/writer/producer Jon Schnepp; internationally recognized visual artist and creature designer Stan Manoukian (Paris); soft sculpture contemporary artist, Lana Crooks (Chicago); 3D modeler/Illustrator Dennis Cornetta (New England) who has worked with entertainment studios from Hasbro to Disney; and The Peculiar Pretzelmen, who will provide the short's sound effects and score.

Initial Calliope character 3D modeling by Dennis Cornetta (WIP).
Initial Calliope character 3D modeling by Dennis Cornetta (WIP).

Peters' and Olivas’ exclusive, limited edition, designer toys -- which are so in demand that their latest run of limited edition toys sold out across the nation in a couple of days -- play a big role in this campaign’s rewards. Available exclusively through this Kickstarter store are:

  • A 4-figure mini toy set, fabricated by Cardboard Spaceship Toys, based on the second installment from next year’s Olivas-Peters imagined Wandering Misfits mini series II
  • A brand new vinyl toy figure, also from Cardboard Spaceship, based on Peters’ Night King; an exclusive color design of the ‘Bat with a Secret Past’ from Peters’ Stingy Jack’s universe
  • Olivas and soft sculpture/fine artist Lana Crooks’ micro-edition Calliope resin sculptures with fabric costuming
  • Peters-designed toys manufactured in Japan by their toy partnership Tomenosuke + CP, hand airbrushed by Peters 
  • A handmade talking Spirit Board which allows you to play an interactive role in the Calliope story through Divination
  • and a new Oracle Deck, like the one Calliope uses in the story's haunting nod to American Spiritualism

We need your help in accomplishing this epic project.

Calliope oracle card deck design by Kathie Olivas. Note: Mock-up may not exactly reflect final product.
Calliope oracle card deck design by Kathie Olivas. Note: Mock-up may not exactly reflect final product.

THE GOAL & WHY KICKSTARTER: The goal of the project is to raise enough capital to help produce and finance Calliope as an 8-10 minute stop-frame short film and to produce it by May 2017 (starting after the conclusion of this successful campaign) including its incentives.

Hand painted Calliope Jackalope Figure "sofubi". Note: Figure mock-up may not exactly reflect final product. (ULTIMATE TOY PACK & EXECUTIVE PRODUCER PACK)
Hand painted Calliope Jackalope Figure "sofubi". Note: Figure mock-up may not exactly reflect final product. (ULTIMATE TOY PACK & EXECUTIVE PRODUCER PACK)

Calliope is an Independent film, not backed by a major studio. The cost of stop-motion is not cheap. Even though it is animation, the process is very similar to live-action productions and just like many of those productions we have months ahead of us in building, renting, and operating. Money raised will be used to cover the practical costs of materials, fabrication and molds, camera and rig rental, armatures, building sets, lighting, puppets and animating characters frame by frame, costuming, editing and post effects, as well as studio rental space, etc. Your direct backing will finance the supplies needed to get this first chapter (as short film) completed.

Night King toy by Brandt Peters, produced by Cardboard Spaceship Toys in an exclusive colorway for Kickstarter. Note: Mock-up may not exactly reflect final product.
Night King toy by Brandt Peters, produced by Cardboard Spaceship Toys in an exclusive colorway for Kickstarter. Note: Mock-up may not exactly reflect final product.
Amber Kuma Bear 9" resin figure reward for Calliope. Note: Mock-up may not exactly reflect final product.
Amber Kuma Bear 9" resin figure reward for Calliope. Note: Mock-up may not exactly reflect final product.

This is the second time we are looking to the public to help fund a project, in an effort to help start connecting our fans directly to Circus Posterus's creative process. Kickstarter will allow us to all make this film together and have you directly join in on the process of filmmaking that is in danger of fading away. You as our backers are part of our crew and team. Your direct help will allow us to deliver our vision 100%.

Original development art from Calliope as Kickstarter rewards from the creators of the short film.
Original development art from Calliope as Kickstarter rewards from the creators of the short film.

FUTURE STRETCH GOALS: The campaign amount you see here is the absolute bare bones we need to get this production going and the full pitch. We already have stretch goals in mind to take this short from an 8 minute to a 10 minute short or more, allowing us to pull you further into our universe by revealing more of Brandt's universe and the world of Stingy Jack, which is already being developed. Please keep in mind that after fees, taxes and fulfillment, we will have significantly less than what will be shown as this campaign closes and why we need to push beyond what we are asking for.

Many exciting stretch goals in store for our backers!
Many exciting stretch goals in store for our backers!

Stretch goals will allow us to also push production values to rival or compete with major studios who rarely green light stop-motion productions. The more money we raise, the more quality and care we can put back into the short film, it's that simple.

Calliope resin collectible from Kathie Olivas and Lana Crooks. Note: Mock-up may not exactly reflect final product.
Calliope resin collectible from Kathie Olivas and Lana Crooks. Note: Mock-up may not exactly reflect final product.
The bride resin collectible by Brandt Peters and Martin Meunier. Note: Mock-up may not exactly reflect final product.
The bride resin collectible by Brandt Peters and Martin Meunier. Note: Mock-up may not exactly reflect final product.
Japanese import "sofubi" hand-painted by Brandt Peters. Otto chibi and Stingy Jack exclusive vinyl toy set. Note: Mock-up may not exactly reflect final product.
Japanese import "sofubi" hand-painted by Brandt Peters. Otto chibi and Stingy Jack exclusive vinyl toy set. Note: Mock-up may not exactly reflect final product.
Example: Large size Scavenger crystal skull. Note: Mock-up may not exactly reflect final product.
Example: Large size Scavenger crystal skull. Note: Mock-up may not exactly reflect final product.
Talking board designed by Kathie Olivas in an exclusive colorway for Kickstarter. Note: Mock-up may not exactly reflect final product.
Talking board designed by Kathie Olivas in an exclusive colorway for Kickstarter. Note: Mock-up may not exactly reflect final product.
Exclusive resin Lucky Skull reward by Brandt Peters. Note: Mock-up may not exactly reflect final product.
Exclusive resin Lucky Skull reward by Brandt Peters. Note: Mock-up may not exactly reflect final product.
ART BOOK PACK COMBO BOOKS: Safe From Tomorrow + VIXEN
ART BOOK PACK COMBO BOOKS: Safe From Tomorrow + VIXEN
Calliope graphic novel, featuring The Brides: Layout by Dennis Cornetta, Written and developed by Olivas, Peters and Schnepp. Final comic book designed and penciled by Brandt Peters, Kathie Olivas and Dennis Cornetta (written by Jon Schnepp).
Calliope graphic novel, featuring The Brides: Layout by Dennis Cornetta, Written and developed by Olivas, Peters and Schnepp. Final comic book designed and penciled by Brandt Peters, Kathie Olivas and Dennis Cornetta (written by Jon Schnepp).

IN CONCLUSION We cannot thank you enough, in advance, for supporting this project. Please continue to support Calliope by Tweeting and sharing this project on social media. Join our conversation on Twitter and Facebook.  

Without you, none of this would be possible!

Risks and challenges

RISKS AND CHALLENGES: Based on the creative team’s collective history in film making, production, and commercial art, the risks and challenges of Calliope are minimal. The largest risk is completing the Calliope film within 16 months of this campaign’s completion -- timing which is also subject to hitting stretch goals. Stretch goal funding will enable the creators to increase the film’s length, push production values, and make a better film.

Circus Posterus Studios already fills international orders daily for vinyl toys, resin figures, limited edition prints, postcard sets, and more, so incentives will be swiftly and easily dispatched to backers via the following carriers: USPS (for small packages and International) / UPS "ground" for larger domestic packages.

The studio to shoot Calliope has been secured, some sets and puppets are ready to go, and, with bated breath, the crew awaits the outcome of this Kickstarter...

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    ORIGINAL BRANDT PETERS DRAWING COMMISSION PACK:

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    CALLIOPE PSYCHIC TOY PACK:

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    - Includes (1) One exclusive "blue and black" talking board (14" x 21”) designed by Calliope creator Kathie Olivas on wood panel
    - (1) One large life-size Scavenger resin “Crystal Skull” (Calliope Kickstarter edition)
    - Includes (1) each of the following "Calliope Kickstarter edition" vinyl toys produced by Cardboard Spaceship Toys:

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    * (1) Slap-Happy! on pull-cart mini figure
    * (1) Stingy Jack mini figure
    * (1) King Rufus mini figure
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    LIMITED EDITION RESIN CALLIOPE SCULPTURE PACK:

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    - (1) One random original concept/production watercolor drawing from Calliope development on 9"x12" paper, personally addressed by Brandt Peters or Kathie Olivas to Calliope Associate Producer.
    - "Calliope Associate Producer" credit (end roll credits)
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    CALLIOPE ULTIMATE TOY PACK:

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    * (1) Stingy Jack mini figure
    * (1) King Rufus mini figure
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    - Includes (1) one Stingy Jack figure, and (1) One Otto Chibi Skelve figure (Japanese import soft vinyl toy manufactured through Tomenosuke + CP) hand-painted by Calliope creator Brandt Peters (Limited Edition: 25 of each toy)
    - Includes (1) one Calliope Jackalope figure (Japanese import soft vinyl toy manufactured through Tomenosuke + CP) hand-painted in oils by Calliope creator Kathie Olivas (Limited Edition: 15)
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    “VIP” PACK:

    - Includes everything in [ THE FILM ART PRINT COMBO ] signed by both Calliope creators Brandt Peters & Kathie Olivas, Co-director and contributing writer: Martin Meunier, and Executive Producer: Jon Schnepp
    - (1) One Full oracle Deck (designed by Kathie Olivas and Slone)
    - Comes with (1) one bonus signed oracle card by Kathie Olivas
    - A private (4 hour) personal workshop at Kathie Olivas’ & Brandt Peters’ gallery and toy store, Stranger Factory in Albuquerque, New Mexico where you will get a personalized training experience in a multitude of art techniques and formats from character design, to toy making, to oil painting, and more. Peters and Olivas will personally be teaching this technical workshop and will be the first of its kind. (12 yrs and older only)
    * This event will also include lunch, or dinner with the creators.
    * Includes special VIP private screening with Peters and Olivas

    - Personally addressed special thanks on our social media feed

    ***** NOTE: This reward does not include transportation, flights or lodging - Those details fall on the responsibility of the backer. Details will be coordinated with the crew on Calliope.

    Rewards can be shipped or picked up at Stranger Factory in person for workshop.

    (IF SHIPPING) * SHIPPING WILL BE CALCULATED WHEN WE GO TO ACTUALLY SHIP THE INCENTIVE FOR ACCURATE POSTAGE RATES.

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    “VIP” + 1 PACK:

    - (2) Two sets of everything in [ THE FILM ART PRINT COMBO ] signed by both Calliope creators Brandt Peters & Kathie Olivas, Co-director and contributing writer: Martin Meunier, and Executive Producer: Jon Schnepp
    - (2) Two Full oracle Decks (designed by Kathie Olivas and Slone)
    - Comes with (2) two bonus signed oracle cards by Kathie Olivas
    - A private (4 hour) personal workshop for both of you at Kathie Olivas’ & Brandt Peters’ gallery and toy store, Stranger Factory in Albuquerque, New Mexico where you will get a personalized training experience in a multitude of art techniques and formats from character design, to toy making, to oil painting, and more. Peters and Olivas will personally be teaching this technical workshop and will be the first of its kind. (12 yrs and older only)
    * This event will also include lunch or dinner with the creators for both of you.
    * Includes (2) two pass for the special VIP private screening with Peters and Olivas
    - Personally addressed special thanks for both of you on our social media feed

    ***** NOTE: This reward does not include transportation, flights or lodging - Those details fall on the responsibility of the backer. Details will be coordinated with the crew on Calliope.

    Rewards can be shipped or picked up at Stranger Factory in person for workshop.

    (IF SHIPPING) * SHIPPING WILL BE CALCULATED WHEN WE GO TO ACTUALLY SHIP THE INCENTIVE FOR ACCURATE POSTAGE RATES.

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    "THE BRIDE" SUPERVISING PRODUCER PACK:

    - Includes everything in [ THE FILM ART PRINT COMBO ]
    - (1) One random 9”x12” original Bride concept pencil Sketch
    - (1) One extremely limited run HAND MADE non-articulated Bride resin Bride figure (with hand sewn costuming) “based on" the actual original Bride character puppet in Calliope with stand (ed 13)
    * Note: Resin figure will be cast from original molds from the movie and hand painted by all three directors on the short (Peters, Meunier and Olivas) and comes with a certificate of authenticity signed by the directors of the Calliope short.
    * Figure may vary slightly from each other as they will be hand-painted…
    - "Calliope Supervising Producer" credit (end roll credits)
    - "Calliope Supervising Producer" credit in The Art of Calliope (making of book)
    - "Calliope Supervising Producer" credit for Calliope on IMDB
    - Personally addressed special thanks on our social media feed

    * SHIPPING WILL BE CALCULATED WHEN WE GO TO ACTUALLY SHIP THE INCENTIVE FOR ACCURATE POSTAGE RATES.

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    "THE EVERYTHING" CALLIOPE CO-PRODUCER PACK:

    - Includes everything in [ THE FILM ART PRINT COMBO ] signed by both Calliope creators Brandt Peters & Kathie Olivas, Co-director and contributing writer: Martin Meunier, and Executive Producer: Jon Schnepp
    - (1) One full oracle Deck (designed by Kathie Olivas and Slone)
    - Comes with (1) one bonus signed oracle card by Kathie Olivas
    - Includes (1) One exclusive "blue and black" talking board (14" x 21”) designed by Calliope creator Kathie Olivas on wood panel
    - Includes (1) One editioned archival CALLIOPE Giclee Print on archival fine art watercolor paper (13” x 19”). *NOTE: Print edition will be limited to the total number of backers on campaign
    - Includes (1) one Stingy Jack figure, and (1) One Otto Chibi Skelve figure (Japanese import soft vinyl toy manufactured through Tomenosuke + CP) hand-painted by Calliope creator Brandt Peters (Limited Edition: 25 of each toy)
    - Includes (1) one Calliope Jackalope figure (Japanese import soft vinyl toy manufactured through Tomenosuke + CP) hand-painted in oils by Calliope creator Kathie Olivas (Limited Edition: 15)
    - Includes (1) each of the following "Calliope Kickstarter edition" vinyl toys produced by Cardboard Spaceship Toys:

    * (1) Calliope Jackalope mini figure
    * (1) Slap-Happy! on pull-cart mini figure
    * (1) Stingy Jack mini figure
    * (1) King Rufus mini figure
    * (1) Night King vinyl toy
    - Includes (1) One resin "Lucky Crystal Skull" / ed 50
    - (1) One Cloaked Calliope Jackalope resin sculpture with fabric hood costuming (collaborative sculpture) by artists Kathie Olivas & Lana Crooks
    - (1) One extremely limited run HAND MADE non-articulated Bride resin Bride figure (with hand sewn costuming) “based on" the actual original Bride character puppet in Calliope with stand (ed 13)
    - Includes (1) One "Calliope Kickstarter edition" Amber Kuma resin Bear Skelve figure (9” tall)
    - (1) One large life-size Scavenger resin “Crystal Skull” (Calliope Kickstarter edition)
    - "Calliope Co-Producer" credit (beginning credits)
    - "Calliope Co-Producer" credit in The Art of Calliope (making of book) / printed & digital editions
    - "Co-Producer credit" for Calliope on IMDB
    - Personally addressed special thanks on our social media feed

    * SHIPPING WILL BE CALCULATED WHEN WE GO TO ACTUALLY SHIP THE INCENTIVE FOR ACCURATE POSTAGE RATES.

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