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Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on September 24, 2012.
About this project
"Through The Fire" is a romantic comedy about a couple of dazzling New York urbanites who are set-up on the worst blind date ever, only to find out they have more in common than they realize. Despite their professional differences (she is an acclaimed Broadway actress and he is the theater critic who gave her a horrible review) they cannot get each other out of their minds. "Through The Fire" shows what happens in the ultimate battle between the head and the heart.
I am making this movie, along with several of my friends from Star Trek, because we want to get back to the craft of filmmaking. Our formula is simple…. great script, great actors, great crew, and great directing, equals great profitability.
We also want to show the the people who run Hollywood that "sci-fi" fans are not only interested in science fiction, but are multidimensional and a force to be reckoned with.
Directing this movie means "Freedom" for me. All I've ever wanted from the beginning is to have the artistic freedom to choose the projects that speak to me and this is my chance. Why Kickstarter? I love the Internet. It's one of the most useful tools ever invented and we are just starting to see the potential for artists to get their projects directly out to the people. Your help will make this movie a reality and everything you pledge will go straight to toward that goal.
Like Worf, the character I have played for so many years, I have always had a strong "logical/rebellious" or "Logibellious" streak in me. From an early age people have told me what I can and can't do. It was nothing malicious, but my logical mind would look around and see examples of other individuals doing exactly what I was told couldn't be done. I had to ask my favorite question... "Why?"
My favorite answer is "Why not?" Without exception, this has led to great success.
From the film "Field of Dreams," "If you build it, they will come." Together, let's make this dream a reality.
On my first outing as a director I want to give myself, along with the rest of the cast and crew, the opportunity and the freedom to do the best we can. The goal with this project is to make a studio quality feature length film. We will be shooting on film, rather than digital, with a highly experienced and proven cast and crew. Movies have certainly been made for less, but to achieve a quality look and feel, while maintaining union standards, it costs money.
Kickstarter provides us with a wonderful and unique opportunity to make exactly the movie we want to make and one that we hope our fans will enjoy. When movies go through the studio system sacrifices are often required, which can compromise the artistic integrity of the product itself. We love this project and want the best result for ourselves as well as for our fans. As writer, director, and actor, if we succeed with this type of funding there will be no need for excuses or apologies. This will be our movie and yours.
We plan to begin filming in January with an estimated completion date sometime in April. As soon as the film is completed we will begin offering the downloads. Shirts, hoodies, and photos will ship sometime in December.
The movie will be provided to backers pledging $10 or more in a DRM free, HD quality format. For those with a slower internet connection, we will make a high quality SD version available as well.
If you live outside the U.S. and still wish to pledge and receive your incentive you should message us through Kickstarter. Different countries have different shipping rates so we will have to adjust on a case by case basis.
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