SciFi-Short: C 299,792 km/s

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Toller und sehr schick aussehender Kurzfilm von Derek Van Gorder und Otto Stockmeier, die den Film vor einem Jahr über Kickstarter finanzierten. Das Teil kommt komplett ohne CGI und Greenscreen aus, verwendet ausschließlich handgebaute Sets, Modelle und ein paar Kamera-Tricks. Auf ihrem Facebook gibt’s jede Menge Behind-The-Scenes-Fotos, den Soundtrack kann man hier kaufen. Schick, alles!

C is the story of Lieutenant Commander Malleck, and her radical act of mutiny aboard the
KESTROS IV. With the help of her co-conspirators, she attempts to harness this weapon of mass destruction for a grand new purpose. But when a contingent of ground crew led by Second Lieutenant Kai threatens her master plan, Malleck must use the ship against them in order to succeed.

To build the future, we looked to the past. No CGI or greenscreen was used in the making of the film; all our sets and props were built by hand and filmed in-camera. Combining new advances in digital camera technology with traditional special effects, we sought to create a unique look through lighting design, camera tricks, miniature photography, split-screen, and stop-animation. We believe that this approach allowed us greater creative possibilities on a low-budget science-fiction film.

C – The Movie (via Short Of The Week)