About this project
In the live action Moot Movie, a childhood tragedy drives Mattox Durant to launch his own magazine to expose a supernatural underworld.
While Moot Movie has been shot and edited, it still needs many post production elements, such as numerous visual effects, original music composition, audio mixing, film festival promotion, and the creation of all the cool rewards for this campaign.
We are looking to you Kickstarters to help finish the film and continue to develop the Moot sci-fi story-world. Many stretch rewards are planned for backers.
Please know that your pledge will not be processed until after our end date and only if we reach our goal. We get nothing if our goal is not met. Your support means the world to us.
Do you believe there will be some sort of Apocalypse on our Kickstarter end date: 12-21-2012? Perhaps a doomsday brought on by alien beings set on mutating the human race?
Let us assure you, no matter what you may have heard, you have nothing to fear. You can pledge now, because the MOOT Monster will protect you.
Within the fictional world of the Moot Movie, Mattox Durant has conceived of the MOOT Monster as his magazine’s mascot.
As the creators of the Moot World, we have brought both the Moot Magazine and the Moot Monster into reality for you to enjoy as rewards during this Kickstarter campaign.
Ryan Nellis is a life-long fan of the sci-fi genre, but with MOOT he kills all of its sacred cows, presenting his fantasy world across multi-platforms, through a mixture of tabloid absurdity, comic book creativity, and comedic irreverence. With over 20 years of freelancing in the entertainment and game industries, he is an award winning digital media director, designer and college instructor. Check out his WORK and don't miss the Moot facebook page.
Cindera Che is a dance diva turned actor and choreographer. She has appeared in numerous music videos, television, film and theater shows, with recent gigs on The Big Bang Theory, and... going back in the day, she was the madame in Michael Jackson’s Smooth Criminal video. Cindera is also a dance instructor for both adults and children at Edge Performing Arts in Los Angeles. Her goal is to entertain and empower people through movement and performance. Learn more about Cindera at TheCheWay.com. and her facebook page.
As a married couple and creative team, Ryan and Cindera have been together for over 18 years. They share life with their daughter Dyllen, who loves to dance, play with her dog Butter and create magic on the computer.
A Digital Download of the finished Moot Movie to enjoy on your computer or mobile device.
"M" IS FOR MUNCHING is an illustrated comic book coming to you digitally as a pdf. The story chronicles the mystical genesis of the MOOT Monster as instinct propels it to hunt UFO's across the universe. This becomes a dangerous pursuit when the Moot Monster confronts one alien being who won't easily be caught between those rows of teeth.
Follow Mattox Durant as he tracks his next big story to a club of Asian witches who are hiding a dragon girl. Mattox is in for an unexpected show and so are you. The DVD/Blu-ray Set will include a behind the scenes featurette and other surprises.
11x17 poster will be signed by cast and crew members.
Get your MOOT Monster 4 GB Flash Drive and on it you will find...
Animation: An Exclusive Moot Monster Episode as he continues the ferocious battle to munch his latest catch.
Video: Unique behind the scenes video messages from the cast and crew of Moot Movie, who reveal clues to the following pdf game.
PDF Game: This game is a unique creation of Ryan’s. It is a photo illustrated, question and answer, picture hunt, and puzzle adventure through the world of Moot.
* First stretch goal at $35K will be to increase the memory capacity of the flash drive to 8 GB.
MOOT MAGAZINE extends the supernatural world of the movie with digitally illustrated sci-fi, mystery, and adventure stories that are told with the humor of “The Onion” and the escapism of a 1950’s pulp magazine. Every page is a visually immersive experience allowing the reader to escape into a universe of mind-bending entertainment. Moot Magazine was received with tremendous enthusiasm at Wondercon in San Francisco and at the Anaheim ComicCon.
Stories by Cat Rambo, Jason Allen, Michael Theobald and more.
MOOT T-SHIRTS use high quality Direct-to-Garment printing.
Men's Premium Short-Sleeve Cotton Crew, sizes S-2XL.
Women’s preshrunk 100% Combed Cotton Jersey, sizes S-2XL.
You will select size from a survey we will send you after the Kickstarter campaign is over.
MOOT HOODIES use high quality Direct-to-Garment printing. Unisex Triblend Lightweight Full-Zip Hoodie, sizes XS-2XL. You will select size from a survey we will send you after the Kickstarter campaign is over.
The MOOT Monster 5 x 1.5 x 1.5 inch 3D Print, in red strong and flexible plastic , will be hand painted in a collabroative effort between Ryan and his father, master artist, Scott Nellis. These collectable figures will be Limited Editions, signed and numbered by Ryan and Scott. In the image above there are two styles. There may be more. At the end of the Kickstarter campaign you will be sent a survey that will allow you to pick one.
Special thanks to the creators of the music for the video above...
Nicholas Holiday – music for Birth of the Moot Monster Episode
Why Do Words Fly From Our Mouthes?
Because we are mooters. Join us in our mooting. See the video below where Captain Mooter (aka Ryan Nellis) is advocating his case for Moot. If you like to make videos or any kind of animation, you can submit your own mooting video to our Moot Contest at MootMagMovie.com. Check out the details.
Risks and challenges
While there is nothing easy about a project like MOOT, everything is possible. For years we have dedicated ourselves to MOOT’s success. With massive man-hours needed to complete the detailed frame-by-frame work, we are absolutely committed to delivering what we’ve promised in this Kickstarter campaign.
A current challenge has been for manufacturers of custom flash drives to meet our design specifications for the teeth of the Moot Monster. Although the MOOT shape is easy to fabricate around the USB Drive, we are still working with manufacturers on prototypes that meet our high design standards. While we are not sure how many teeth the monster will have, we can promise a reliable flash drive like no other, with all of its exclusive content.
We thank Kickstarter for providing this platform and we thank you backers for making this dream a reality for all involved. As you saw in the video we are poised with a talented crew of young digital media artists, ready to execute the work needed on the Moot Movie. We also have key industry professionals that will be joining our team. Your support will provide a paid opportunity for them all.
Join us for endless hours of mooterific fun. And please SHARE with your family and friends. There is much more planned for this campaign and beyond, as MOOT continues to tell its amazing stories well into the future.
And don't forget, your support will also free Dyllen from her computer and… help the MOOT Monster save the human race. So pledge now, before all ends on 12-21-2012.
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