England, 1927. Successful actress of the talkies, Gabrielle and her fiance are mysteriously struck down on their wedding day.
With the loss of her Fiance and the paparazzi on her doorstep she flees the city for the countryside. After several attempts on her life have failed her agent and three strangers try to discover why she survives.
Wrongfully committed to an Asylum the race is on to try and find her, but there may be more to Gabrielle than anyone realizes.
An original screenplay, Gabrielle is a psychological thriller punctuated with humour with scenes of noire and becomes very dark in places.
"A story of light and dark, good and evil"
WHO ARE WE?
We are a group of experienced filmmakers and actors in the UK working in Film, TV and Theatre working on this feature length psychological thriller.
We have a great momentum behind us after more than two years of work shooting test scenes, securing stunning locations, period bulidings in some incredible settings, props and vintage vehicles.
All the cast and crew have provided their time and expertise free so far in this production. They are passionate about the film.
We need to raise $55,000 dollars for the production of this film which is due to start in January 2013.
Please help us bring Gabrielle to life by contributing to our campaign and claim some of the unique perks so we can get this exciting film shot and out there for everyone to enjoy.
Sponsored by Lindsay Fleming Couture bespoke wedding gowns.
"Have you read the newspapers lately?"
We are negotiating with a rural cinema service screenings of Gabrielle in towns and villages in the UK. With over 80 screens operating every month, and more than 120 Associates, is one of the largest rural film schemes in Europe.
BBC and Channel 4 TV, Coca Cola campaign, music festival presenter, music video, LA shoot billboard campaign, independent films. Won Best Actress for performance in film "Beyond" 2010.
Joanna Watt has two feature films to her name (Sisterhood and Illusion) and a dozen short films. She is an experienced stage actor in London and Rep. Her last show was J. M. Barrie's Mary Rose at London's Riverside Studios.
Nicole Donne (Canadian)
Nicole Donne is from Toronto, Canada and living in London. Experienced in commercial, theatre, voice and film. She has studied at York University and the Acting Academy Toronto.
Tom has played a Geek, Henpecked Husband, Mad Professor, Fanatical Preacher to Prison Guard and Serial Killer. I have featured in many high profile advertising campaigns worldwide and also work as a Presenter and Voice-over Artist.
A good facility for complex English language and a natural RP accent. I am proficient at playing both the intimidating and the assured and I am a grade 2 foil fencer.
Ian will also be appearing in the feature film 'The Rochdale Pioneers' on FilmFour this November.
Midsomer Murders (ITV), Mutual Friends (BBC), The Queen, Life Of A Monarch (Channel 4), Crimewatch (BBC), Miranda (BBC), Identity (ITV), Brainiac, Science Abuse (Sky One), Independent Features for DVD release.
Jean-Paul has a wealth of experience as a freelance DOP/Cinematographer. With a history of photography and film he has great vision and an eye for detail. With over 26 years of experience, he wrote and directed his first ambitious short film in Brighton, Sussex and has Co-Directed many music videos, travel, corporate and short films. He also has worked on music videos, live performances, music festivals, corporate, short films, TV and features both on digital and film.
Toby Bennett, 1st AC
Josh Thompson, 2nd AC
Katy Osgood, Clapper/Runner/Driver, all rounder.
ANY contribution will make a difference and will go towards wardrobe, makeup, insurance, locations fees, catering, logistics, wardrobe. It requires a crew of talented people and preparation to bring Gabrielle to life.
MAKING SAVINGS TO THE BUDGET
- WE HAVE ACCESS TO ALL OF THE FILMING EQUIPMENT FREE with NO HIRING FEES.
- Locations have been sourced in close proximity of one another. We found some real gems in great settings some of which have never been used for a feature film.
- There is no set building, green screen or studio fees.
All this adds up to huge savings on the budget.
INCREASE YOU PLEDGE?
YES! You may want a different incentive reward, or just increase your funding when you can on our Indiegogo page. With your donation you can change the perk or the donation amount.
EXCEED OUR TARGET?
Absolutely! Any funding beyond our target will help fund post production and distribution and will benefit the production.
MISS OUR TARGET
It will be a huge blow if we do miss our target. We will have find other sources of funds, be unable to pay the location fees and hire the vintage cars. This will delay production by several months at least and we have worked so hard for over 2 years. LETS BRING GABRIELLE TO LIFE!
You may choose from a variety of unique Perks, as many as you like. Here's an overview
(Not the final DVD and CD artwork)
- Film Credits, eBook credits
- Livestream credits in the on line premier event broadcast worldwide.
- Insider updates and news
- Hi rez image downloads
- Hi rez Poster downloads
- Directors Cut DVD in a 'film can'
- Soundtrack CD in a 'film can'
- TWO Limited Edition multimedia eBooks 'Gabrielle The Movie' and 'Bringing Gabrielle to Life' with free updates.
- Producer credits
- One off commissioned conceptual art work by artist Vanessa Cooper
SOUND SCAPE and SOUND TRACK
The soundscape will have a fantastic dynamic range much like the Cinematography. With a classical and contemporary soundrtrack this will give the fim another dimession and make the scenes jump off the screen.
Check out the Gallery page above
eBooks - 'Gabrielle The Movie'
"Because we believe in making a film that will be available for many years, it makes sense to document the film with a unique interactve ebook."
The first of two beautifully styled interactive eBooks with plenty of unique content including videos, production stills, photoshoots, frame stills, production notes, interviews, Q&A, story boards and conceptual art, funding the film, web content, social media, interviews, and much much more. From the early days of pre-production, to production with some stunning photography.
eBook - 'Gabrielle The Movie, Bringing Gabrielle to Life'
The second eBook will describe in detail everything we did to fund, publicize and distribute this film. Tips, tools, the whole lot. A valuable eBook to anyone intending to launch a creative campaign to fund, publicize and distribute their creative projects, not just for films. This is how we did it.
A gift to share for generations and a valuable document for its owner and readers and exclusive editions for indiegogo contributors.
- Plus free updates of the content
- A credit in both eBooks
By pre-ordering a copy of the DVD, Soundtrack CD and/or the eBooks as your indiegogo perks you will be helping bring Gabrielle to life.
COMMISSIONED ARTWORK. Art and film together.
Professional artist Vanessa Cooper has joined the team to commission a one off piece artwork for one of our lucky contributors.
Every year we provide our services and equipment free of charge to film students at Universities in Hampshire for their film projects.
We have offered a placement for two lucky students for the production of Gabrielle. An invaluable opportunity for their careers.
Jamie Oliver Kemp has joined us from Southampton Solent University in his 3rd year. He will be joining the crew and is helping us in the campaign.
SPREAD THE WORD
"I feel duty bound to bring this production to life after all the incredible support and input we have received over the last two years or more. Thank you to everyone. The is going to look and sound great. This is a truly independent film, Lets bring Gabrielle to life."