In a darkly surreal city scape, a young man named Stan has a found new assistant job at a bizarre, underground business that caters to miserable city dwellers in need of escape. For a sizeable fee, Stan and his boss, Rooney, will transform their clients into any animal of their choice, using a painful and illegal procedure. But Stan is growing increasingly disillusioned by the many dark and unsettling realities of his new line of work. His life is further complicated by unwanted sexual advances from his middle-aged psychiatrist, Dana, and the unshakeable feeling that he is always being followed.
Filled with surreal imagery, the film stars David Wontner of Guy Maddin's Keyhole (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3637096/) and is written and directed by Nick Butler (reel: https://vimeo.com/49487368 ).
We are excited to welcome accomplished Cinematographer Carl Elster to our team (check out his website at www.foreverepicfilms.com), along with talented Art Director Harold Gay (http://imdb.to/17AwxTT) whose recent credits include Art Department Assistant on Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim.
This is a fun, fantasy project filled with prosthetics, live animals and surreal imagery and we are extremely passionate about bringing our imaginary world to life.
The perks we are offering include original art work inspired by the film as well as a chance for you to become directly involved and even visit the set on the day when we're filming with live animals.
100% of funds raised will go directly into the production costs:
-Location rental. -
Feeding the crew!
In the event that we do not reach our fundraising goal, we will put all money raised toward 8 O'Clock Films' NEXT project.
-The entire Every Escape Imaginable team.
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For more on Carl Elster, please visit: www.foreverepicfilms.com For more on Liz Emerzian, please visit: www.lizemirzian.com