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Three Friends, Two lives, One night that changed everything

About this project

                                    A story about the lives of 3 young people.

     Friends that stuck together, no matter what happened.

                                      One night that changed everything..Forever.

                     An exhilarating conclusion that you won’t want to miss.

3Roads - A film that will draw you into the character’s emotions and tribulations, as they try to deal with situations that are current to the youth of this generation. A South Auckland story of three best friends forced into carrying out a crime that has an unexpected turn of events. The boys escape the scene and confide that they will never speak of the incident again. Their secret remains quiet, but with the boys being torn into different emotional directions and new details of the crime emerging they decide to take matters into their own hands.

We will donate 70% of the profit that this Film makes to a Charities of Our choice, the charity group will be mentioned on our Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/3roads when Our KickStarter Campaign Finishes. 

Promo Poster

3Roads | Poster 1
3Roads | Poster 1

Teaser Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01Xvq6mKFoU

3Roads Teaser Trailer

The key aspect of film making is gathering the right cast and crew members to fulfill the vision of the film.  We have searched and found the actors that fit the characters of the script.  We have also done test shots to ensure that our actors are suitable to carry the roles they have been cast. Each role has turned out to be perfect for the actors, due to their training and the experiences from their own lives which they bring to the story.

3Roads | Teaser Trailer | Still footage | Iliesa Ravudi
3Roads | Teaser Trailer | Still footage | Iliesa Ravudi

Accompanied by the narrative visual, the scores we have chosen for this film contains a range of orchestral, rock and electronic elements as well as modern / new age music, which will help create a dramatic mood.

3Roads | Teaser Trailer | Still footage | Niccola and Fiti
3Roads | Teaser Trailer | Still footage | Niccola and Fiti

The equipment we want to use is industry standard.  Why do we want to use this? Because we want to ensure that we get the best possible quality of image / visuals, allowing us the ability to recreate everything that we have envisioned this film to be.  We will need rig equipment, lighting and most of all a high resolution camera to hire for 2-3 months for the making of this film. 

List of Equipments we want to use for this projects are:  

RED MX Cinema Camera rig set
Dolly
Steadicam
Jib
Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe After Effects
Tascam Professional Field Recorder
Fresnel Lighting
HMI Par Light w/ballast
Kino Diva
and much more.

3Roads | Teaser Trailer | Still footage | Deseret Farao
3Roads | Teaser Trailer | Still footage | Deseret Farao

The main role of the Director of Photography for "3 Roads", is to make the project visually appealing to the viewer. To capture the audience through the visuals presented. Cinematography is not just looking through a camera and shooting a picture. It requires a keen eye and a creative imagination. It requires knowledge of chemistry and physics, precise sensory perception and a strict focus on details. 

3Roads | Teaser Trailer | behind the scene photo
3Roads | Teaser Trailer | behind the scene photo

To achieve the look we are wanting for the film, we will require the right equipment for the specific shots needed.  Framing, composition, lighting and camera movement etc is key to telling the story on screen. 

3Roads | Teaser Trailer | Still footage | Raphael Karnuth
3Roads | Teaser Trailer | Still footage | Raphael Karnuth
3Roads | Teaser Trailer | Still footage | Deseret Farao
3Roads | Teaser Trailer | Still footage | Deseret Farao
3Roads | Teaser Trailer | Still footage | Iliesa and Deseret
3Roads | Teaser Trailer | Still footage | Iliesa and Deseret

The funds we get from you will go towards equipment hireage, sound mixing, censorship, private screenings, Backers rewards, permits/location hire, festival promotions and festival circuit fees.

Our experience as films makers comes from making music videos, commercials, and short films.  Corey and Richard have been making videos since 2008 and now want to deliver a much bigger project to audiences.  Corey and Richard were both filming a long time before 2008 and between them have worked on TVC’s and various film/TV productions, gaining experience and knowledge in the industry.  Corey's influences include Michael Gondry and David Lynch, whilst Richard's influences include Stanley Kubrick and Federico Fellini.This gives Corey and Richard a widely diverse storytelling ability which they bring to this film. 

Visit: www.Arcpitchfilms.co.nz

  Corey Fleming
  (Director/Editor)

Coreys interest in film started at a very young age.  In his younger days he was interested in documenting the life and antics of his family, friends and the world around him.  He picked up the family camera and started making short films using family and friends with a particular interest in skateboarding and stunts.  Since then he has followed his love for directing and editing, moving into genres that have influenced and affected him.  He progressed into working on various TV productions, music videos and has filmed many other forms of media.  Corey went on to win audience favorite at the Big Mountain shorts in 2008, and has worked with artists such as Blindspott, Laybaq, Watercolors and many other established and up and coming New Zealand bands / artists.  With influences from Michel Gondry to David lynch he creates the most unique videos he can within the available budget, and strives to make his own personal mark in the film industry and to stand out from the rest.

Richard Allan Litt
(Producer/Director)

Richard got hold of a camera at the early age of ten, his enthusiasm from then on began to expand.  He experimented with angles, lights and colours to determine the boundaries of exposure and composition. After finishing film school and completing a photography course he devoted himself to his passion.  His goal is to express the aesthetic visual into a story.  He also enjoys the writing and editing aspects of film, and has worked on various music videos alongside Corey as well as working in short films and different TV series such as Spartacus and Power Rangers. His experience within the film industry, both in front of and behind the camera have given a unique insight into all aspects of film.  With his devotion to his passion for film he has become increasingly driven and become more dedicated to his goal. 

Visit:  http://www.arcpitchfilms.co.nz/about

                                                                   Lead

Iliesa Ravudi

(Mike)
Iliesa Ravudi grew up in Onehunga, Auckland and was the eldest boy in a family with 6 siblings.  This helped to shape his competitive nature and his drive to excel above the rest.  His hobbies are acting, Sports, Music, and Dance, with Acting being his biggest passion in life.  His love for sports lead to his career getting cut short, Junior had an injury that left him with 9 screws and a plate in his ankle and fibula bone, he was advised to not take part in any further sports. 

After a long recovery and a lot of patience, Junior was propelled to pursue his other passion, acting.  Junior took part in his school production and found he had a natural flare, his love for performance art grew and now he wishes to develop his skills further. 


Deseret Farao

(Peter)
Deseret Farao was raised in a family of seven, at the early age of 5 he already had a strong interest in singing and dancing in front of audiences, it was from then that an interest was sparked and he decided to pursue and develop his talent in the performance arts industry. 

At the age of 16 he worked for Visage Models featuring in Farmers promotions and went on to work as a touring hip hop dancer for a year in Australia.  After touring finished he decided it was time for him to return home.  He pursued his love for acting and enrolled in the study of performance art.

 Fiti Junior Leota
(Matt)
Born and raised in South Auckland, Fiti was a student at TWOA institute and graduated in On Screen and Stage Performance Arts.  Before his studies Fiti was represented by a talent agency called ‘Background Talent’.  He was listed there for three years and has appeared as an extra in both Sione’s Wedding 2 and Shortland Street. 

“The reason why I love acting is because the rewards outweigh the hardships. You work with great people and there is something thrilling about the work itself.  You get to observe peoples feeling and shortcoming which is really what makes us interesting”. 

                                                           Supporting

Muskell Hotene
(Lea)

Raphael Karnuth
(Everard)

Niccola Ngarui West
(Tiana)

Visit:  www.3roads.co.nz

The project is ready for production as soon as our Kick Starter Campaign is successful and we can get the resources needed to make the film.  Our estimated time of shooting will be over the next 3 months and then straight into post production.  After that it will be entered into the Film Festivals we have chosen for this film.  Then a private screening will be held sometime next year after the festival, which of course you will be updated.  All information will also be on the ‘3Roads’ Official Page www.facebook.com/3roads Stay tuned for the updates and production stills. 

For more info please email us

Risks and challenges

There is always a risk of making a feature film. Its all about meeting deadlines. With excellent production plan we will make sure that our project pulls through, no matter what happens.

Possible Risks:

Equipment failure?
This will be covered by the insurance from the equipment hire company.

Cast and Crew Accident or Sickness?
Our cast and crew are highly professional. They know how follow production protocols and health and safety is of utmost importance to us.

Concern on whether the Film will make it to the festival?
There are hundreds of Film festivals around the world and we cant guarantee that our film can make it to all of them. However, there are online mediums that our project can make it into, and we can update you on which these will be upon completion of the film. To get updates on the finished project you can 'Like' us on www.facebook.com/3roads . This will ensure you receive updates on the feature films progress, venues, premieres, private screenings, etc.

We have put a large amount of work into preparing the production of this film and with your help we can and will make this happen. Our goal is to make this film within the budget pledged, and to make this film the best it can be. We are not here to make a "Lord of the Rings" or "The Hobbit" but we are absolutely certain that we will make this film stand up against its counterparts and be festival / cinema ready upon completion. We will push our creativity and our own boundaries to get the best out of not only ourselves, but all cast and crew working on this project. That to us, is what the spirit of film making is all about.

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    $5 reward

    3 backers

    An Official “Thank You” ‘shout out’ on either “3 Roads” Official Facebook Page, Arcpitch Film Facebook Page or Twitter Page.

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    $10 reward

    9 backers

    Receive a ‘Thank You’ postcard with stills from the 3 Roads autographed by the Film Makers.

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    $25 reward

    9 backers

    Receive an Official “Thank You” Letter from the Director and Producer, including a signed 6x9 photo print of the cast. You choose whether you want to receive this via either e-mail or standard post.

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    2 backers

    You will receive a “Thank You” at the end of the final movie credits and receive a signed photo album and a DVD from the cast and Crew.

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    1 backer

    Your will receive a "Thank You" at the end of the final movie credits. And receive an A1 or A3 official ‘3Roads’ Poster (You choose which size) signed by the cast. You will also receive a Blu-ray or DVD (You choose) signed by the cast.

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    $250 reward

    1 backer

    Ticket to “Private Screening” with food and drinks. Meet the actors and crew, You will also get a ‘Thank You’ shout out to either ‘3 Roads’ Official Facebook Page, Arcpitch Films Facebook or Twitter Page. (Transport and accommodation not included)

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    0 backers

    Tickets to the “Private Screening” with food and drinks, including a personal “Thank You” letter from the Director and Producer, as well as a signed A1 official poster and a signed photo album from the cast and Crew. We will also include a 3 Roads T-shirt (please specify your size). (Transport and accommodation not included)

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    $1,000 reward

    0 backers

    • “The Essentials” You will receive a “Thank you letter” form the cast and crew, a shout out from the 3 Roads Facebook page, plus Arcpitch Films Facebook and Twitter Page, a signed A1 or A3 Poster (you choose the size), the CD soundtrack from the film, DVD or Blu-Ray, including a signed cast and crew photo album and a private screening ticket. We will also include the Directors notes and storyboards and the film production planning from start to finish. (Transport and accommodation not included)

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    “ASSOCIATE PRODUCER”. You will be credited as the Associate Producer at the beginning and end credits of the film. This includes your name on the poster, DVD, Blu-ray, Official ‘3 Roads’ Website and iMDB website. You will also receive a signed copy of the official poster (size A1), either a DVD or Blu-ray, plus a ticket to the private screening sitting next to the Director, Produce and the cast, with food and drinks provided. (Transport and accommodation not included)

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    “EXECUTIVE PRODUCER”. You will be credited as the Executive Producer at the beginning and end credits of the film. This includes your name on the poster, DVD, Blu-ray, Official ‘3 Roads’ Website and iMDB website. You will also receive a copy of the script and a copy of the Directors notes. We will also include a copy of the DVD or Blu-ray plus a signed A1 Poster. You also receive a ticket to the private screening, sitting next to the Director, Producer and cast, with food and drinks provided. We will keep you in the loop for updates and changes of the production, including private premiere dates. (Transport and accommodation not included)

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Funding period

- (40 days)