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A closeted boy runs the risk of being outed by his own heart after it pops out of his chest to chase down the boy of his dreams.
A closeted boy runs the risk of being outed by his own heart after it pops out of his chest to chase down the boy of his dreams.
416 backers pledged $14,191 to help bring this project to life.

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We're a team of two senior Computer Animation majors at Ringling College of Art + Design, and we're mid-production on our thesis film, "In a Heartbeat!" This film is not only a culmination of our four years of education and hard work at the college, but also an expression of a subject that has not been explored in computer animation. It’s a film that deals with a real and personal topic in a very sweet and lighthearted way and we are so excited to be able to share it with you!

3D Character Renders
3D Character Renders

 

Character Concept Painting
Character Concept Painting

 

Color Beats
Color Beats

 

Sherwin
Sherwin

 

Jonathan
Jonathan

 Working on this film has been a true labor of love for us both, and we need your help to make it the best it can be. Your donation will enable us to hire an extremely talented composer and sound designer to create a unique, original soundtrack for our film.  

COMPOSER FEE: $2200  

SOUND DESIGNER FEE: $800  

TOTAL: $3000  

STRETCH GOAL: an additional $2000 that will help us cover the cost of a live studio ensemble!  

We are so grateful for any contribution you can make, be it a donation or simply sharing the project and spreading the word! As tokens of our gratitude, we've assembled exciting packages of rewards including stickers, t-shirts, custom Heart plushies by SquishyHappies, artwork by the film's creators, and more!  

Thank you so much! This project is very dear to our hearts, and we can't wait to share it with you!  

All our love,  

Beth + Esteban

 

Risks and challenges

Once the project is funded, we will continue our hard work to complete the film by Spring 2017. Regardless of whether the project is successfully funded, music or no music, this film will be completed.

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    - A PDF of official "In a Heartbeat" film posters

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    - A digital copy of the film!

    - Official "In a Heartbeat" T-Shirt!

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    All the previous perks, plus:

    - A PDF of The Art of In a Heartbeat featuring all the concept art and preliminary sketches for the film!

    - A hand-made plushie of the Heart by SquishyHappies

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    - A custom digital drawing of your choice (can be unrelated to "In a Heartbeat") drawn by Beth or Esteban

    - A digital copy of the film, with the original animatic!

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    - DVD hard copy of the film, with the original animatic!

    - 1 original pencil sketch based on the film, drawn by Beth or Esteban

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    - A Special Thanks with your name in the credits!

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