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Help us complete this beautiful and haunting portrait of life after land. The suspense, mystery, and struggle unfolds in FATHOMS!

Thank you so much for all the support everyone...here's a recap of all the extra swag you are getting!

NEW REWARDS!

  • SD download copy of the movie ( $10 backers )
  • Download of the soundtrack  ( $25+ backers )
  • When the project is complete, Access to the original project files ( $25+ backers )
  • Original, unique, signed, storyboard frame! ( $50+ backers, limited to 200 )

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THE STORY SO FAR

The ice caps have melted. The air is filled with a poisonous smog. No land. No safety. Sam and Evan, along with their rescued cat, Hippo, pilot the scavenger Arken, a salvaging submarine. Together, they search the endless seas for organic life and raw materials to help rebuild their world.

Sam is still holding onto her past, trying to stay ever hopeful in the face of a ever darker reality. Evan, like a father, is trying to keep them safe and ever moving forward. Hippo has no idea what's going on...he's just a cat!

The suspense, mystery, and struggle unfolds in FATHOMS!


 
OUR CAST

 
 

THE SCAVENGER ARKEN

  WHAT'S THE TIMELINE?

Based on the animated storyboard sequence I have created, FATHOMS will be around 20 minutes long...so there is a lot to animate! I am starting full-on production as soon as Kickstarter wraps up. I will be animating through the summer and fall, then rendering, fixing things, and doing compositing in the winter. The goal is to complete the film by the end quarter one, 2012...sooner if possible! Part of the time will be involved in rendering...and a lot of the time will be involved in animating...it just takes time!

    
THIS IS WHAT FATHOMS WILL LOOK LIKE (FOR REALS)

WHO AM I?

I'm not sure who you are (yet), but I hope to get to know you better!


As for myself, I am an artist by trade, nerd by choice.

You can see more stuff here:

MORE ABOUT FATHOMS
MY OTHER WORK

Other people who are involved and awesome:

Ben Tillet - Doing amazing work as the voice of Evan

Mike Dosher - Crazy awesome mechanical design/concept artist

Dan Fine - Incredible 3D modeler

Borja Pena - Super talented all-around

Humbucking Coil courtesy of B. Fleischmann 

WHAT ABOUT THE COOKIES?

Exclusive rewards abound! Limited edition posters, online Q&A sessions, printed art book, signed dvd, arken mini statue, star in fathoms, producer credits, etc etc!

WHEN WE HIT THE CRAZY GOAL OF $15,000

 You get access to the original project files!

WHERE DOES ALL THE CANDY GO?

  • Uninterrupted production time
  • Physical and Online Distribution
  • Render Farm rental
  • Software and hardware
  • Post-production - music, sound design, mixing, mastering
  • Film Festival Entry Fees
  • Any excess funding goes towards the next project...completion of FATHOMS is the gateway to an animated feature film!

Donate if you can (every little bit helps, even $1). Spread the word. Share the video. Like it on Facebook.

A little bit of love goes a long way!

I humbly thank you in advance for your invaluable support!

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    14 backers

    1 FATHOM DEEP = Thank you on Fathoms official website

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    54 backers

    2 FATHOMS DEEP = Exclusive Fathoms HD download + Art Book PDF + Access to original project files (when we reach $15K)

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    27 backers

    3 FATHOMS DEEP = Signed Fathoms DVD + Thank you credit in film + Exclusive online Q&A sessions with the director + All of the above

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    9 backers

    4 FATHOMS DEEP = Signed limited edition Fathoms poster + Limited edition Arken mini statue + All of the above

  • Pledge $200 or more
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    17 backers

    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER = Associate producer credit + All three signed limited edition Fathoms posters + Printed, Signed FATHOMS Art Book (your name listed as a backer) + All of the above

  • Pledge $400 or more
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    PRODUCER = Producer credit + Original signed, one-of-a-kind drawing of your likeness (or someone you know) in a FATHOMS scenario + All of the above

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    1 backer Limited (5 left of 6)

    STAR POWER = Your illustrated likeness represented in film + Portion of art book dedicated solely to YOU! + All of the above

  • Pledge $1,600 or more
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    4 backers

    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER = Executive producer credit in the film ( including credit in opening titles ) + Exclusive work in progress viewings + access to all original project files + Private Dinner with industry professional Joe Russ (NYC only) + All of the above (exception of the STAR POWER)

Funding period

- (30 days)