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Layers will be a 4 minute animated film. It will feature a strong female protagonist: a massive, weary traveler, who has to climb a steep mountain cove to find food. To climb, she has only her failing strength and her magical layers, which store her life’s most vivid memories.    

You don't want to miss her journey filled with beauty, drama, tension, and comedy. This will strike a cord with viewers of all ages!

 

                  

 

 

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What happens after we make this film?

Well, besides entertaining people, the film will tour festivals and open doors to making more, consistently better, high quality content. That may be animated commercials for companies. The will hopefully someday be one of the animated feature films I've been developing. This short film is the key to more opportunity! You get to be part of that journey!

 

 

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Are You: Anxious? Depressed? Struggling to solve life problems? As promised in the main video, here is a walk-through of that approach that helped so much:

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Risks and challenges

In Hollywood, animated feature films cost around a million dollars a minute.

$70K will give us a shoestring budget, but we've developed the project up until now are we are passionate about making it great!

Our director and other teammates have completed several comparable ambitious undertakings.

We've teamed up with Nimble Collective, an amazing online studio pipeline built by former Dreamworks Heads of Animation to make sure we keep assets organized and hit our deadlines.

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    "Layers" - Digital Download

    The completed film, viewable on your favorite device!

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    "Layers" - DVD

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    "Layers" DVD + Digital Download

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    "Layers" Storybook + Digital Download

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    THE WORKS : Storybook + DVD + Download

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    Your Name In The Credits!

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    3 Month Access to the Nimble Platform

    Get 3 months of access to the Nimble Collective online animation platform. Work on an animation project, expand your skills, or just practice with our built in characters. Includes 1,000 hours of rendering time.

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    2D Animation Workshop

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    Fly In For The Bay Area Premiere

    You and one guest will be flown to the Bay Area, California and put up for a night so you can attend the Layers premiere. Join a select crowd for an event filled with mingling, beverages, light snacks, and a Q&A session with the director. This perk is only available in the continental U.S.

    (Travel and accommodations not to exceed $750 USD. This perk is only available to residents of the continental United States.)

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