I am almost ready to begin filming the first scenes. Now I need the equipment that will make it possible. I will use the Kickstarter funds gathered to purchase a Canon 7D camera, a computer, the programs necessary to produce my film digitally in HD and the materials I need to complete the sets. This feature length film will take approximately five years to complete.
Though this film takes place in the same world, it is in a distant time and place from the land where Blood Tea and Red String took place. The creatures here are similar but of another race. Seed in the Sand opens where Blood Tea and Red String ends, in the live action world inhabited by the masked woman. She is in a burned and lifeless forest, dressed in a red coat carrying a red bag. After digging a small hole she reaches into the red bag, pulls out the large golden gem and plants it in the ground. When she has departed, small white creatures with long pointy ears and red beaks emerge from their nests to watch the spot until one day a sprout emerges.
This sprout grows into a large bush with leaves of book pages and a white cloth pod sewn up with red stitching. After dreaming of an island shrine, one of the white creatures plucks the precious pod and goes away with it across the sea of sand in a boat made of a discarded map, abandoning his mate and their egg.
On his journey, he meets a trio of gem mining island dwellers, covered in black fur with pointy ears and black beaks, who are keen to have the pod for themselves. As he makes his escape from them, his very life is in danger when he meets a ferocious blue sea monster intending to drag him down under the sand to its lair. The island dwellers remain in hot pursuit crowded into a teacup rowing with a silver spoon.
Moments filled with love and tenderness, eyes filled with dangerous greed, heroic acts and adventure all await you in this new film. I need your help to bring it to life!
A LITTLE NOTE ABOUT THE REWARDS: It turns out that each backer can only select one reward option. If you choose one of the limited rewards, but have pledged enough to add one of the other non-limited rewards just let me know in a message what you would like and I can add it to your shipment. Thanks for your support!
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