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Terminus is a film about a girl and her brother, returning to Atlanta after a cataclysmic event and recovering from a terrible loss. Read more

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This project was successfully funded on June 5, 2011.

Terminus is a film about a girl and her brother, returning to Atlanta after a cataclysmic event and recovering from a terrible loss.

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UPDATE: Principal photography is complete!

There's still a long road ahead with re-shoots, editing, score, visual effects, sound effects and mixing, as well as paying back the borrowed funds and credit cards that got us through production. Here's a short teaser video I put together:

TERMINUS is a short film about a girl and her brother, returning to Atlanta after a cataclysmic event and recovering from a terrible loss.

With a great story, talented cast and dedicated crew, we hope to bring Atlanta's creative community together and create something special.

Here's some of the rewards we've come up with for our backers:

THE CAST

April Billingsley first gained industry attention for her role in the indie horror-parody film Andre The Butcher and as a take-charge policewoman in the newly released Hellphone. She has also appeared in Mad Men, among other TV series. April is always up for a challenge and is constantly searching for projects that resonate with her.

Chandler Riggs made his professional stage debut at the age of eight with Theater of the Stars at Atlanta's Fox Theater in The Wizard of Oz. After several commercial credits, he had his feature film debut in Get Low. Most recently, he can be seen in The Walking Dead as Carl Grimes. A native of Atlanta, GA, he enjoys video games, tap dancing, and mountain biking.

Alex Van is a talented and prolific actor from the south, playing lead roles in movies such as My Super Psycho Sweet Sixteen and Dawn Anna. He just completed filming for his role as "Tizwell", a protective mennonite father, in director John Hillcoat's The Wettest County in The World

THE SCORE

The film will be scored by LYONNAIS, an Atlanta-based band composed of T.J. Blake, Lee Tesche, Farzad Moghaddam, and Farbod Kokabi. Falling somewhere within the nebulous, gray area between drone, avant-garde and indie rock, the foursome gives rise to long, sustained tones and slurred notes that tussle and fade into cinematic hues and abstract intentions.

In 2010, they were named "Best Experimental Act" by readers of Creative Loafing and "Best Experimental Band" by AOL City's Best.

SOME OF OUR CREW

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    Access to project updates, a digital HD download of the film, and a sincere thank you.

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    All of the above + ticket to an EXCLUSIVE FILM SCREENING in Atlanta

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    All of the above + A DVD of the film with behind-the-scenes features

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    All of the above + A limited 7" vinyl pressing of the film score by Lyonnais

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    All of the above + An 11 x 17 screen-printed poster signed by Chandler Riggs, April Billingsley and Alex Van

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    All of the above + A personal thank you in the film credits and a signed copy of the shooting script.

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    All of the above + Associate Producer credit and an original piece of art from the film.

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    All of the above + Executive Producer credit, your picture featured in the film and project consultation by director Solomon Chase.

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    NO YOU DIDN'T! I will give you my 2006 Honda Element, tattoo your name on my body and take you on an epic kayak expedition. This will all be filmed as a documentary for your viewing pleasure. THIS IS NOT A JOKE.

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