Guardians of Fire

Three Seasons -- A Short Fantasy Film

A project in Philadelphia, PA by Althea Rao

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Backers: 81
Average Pledge Per Backer: $75

Funded: $6,104 of $5,786
Dates: Apr 10th -> May 20th (40 days)
Project By: Althea Rao
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Latest News

Ending! 2 Hours Only!

May 20th - via:
This is your last chance to support or share this project! Why should you do that, you may ask? If you're already a donor, we are grateful until the end of time, and request you share this project once more with all the gusto you can manage. If... (Read More)

Lights out, eyes closed!

May 19th - via:
  Photo credit to Joseph Labolito  Photo credit to Joseph Labolito Last night was a success!  We filmed the scene where Elliot (Guillermo Alonso) took Freya (Vanita Kalra) with him as he was doing his everyday duty -- lamp lighting. In order to... (Read More)

Elliot is home!

May 16th - via:
Tomorrow is our big day! Production starts May 17th. Yes, we miscalculated the time and now production is about to start and the Kickstarter yet has 3 days to go. We will be posting pictures from the set, so stay tuned! Today, our two talents visited... (Read More)


May 15th - via:
We are funded! Thank you all for being part of this. You are amazing. I want to give you a hug. I was on the street for two hours watching the lamps this evening (to find out when exactly they will turn on). It felt nice to actually be able to leave... (Read More)

Elliot's mother was a lady when she's young!

May 12th - via:
In the story, the protagonist Elliot has a piano in his room. On top of the piano is a picture of his mother Laura's. Yesterday during rehearsal and fitting, we made this picture to print out as that prop. I'd like to share this with you before... (Read More)

M Restaurant at The Morris House Hotel Reward Added!

May 11th - via:
Hey everyone, we had real Clouds added yesterday and today we have some good eats. M Restaurant at the Morris House Hotel has donated a tasting dinner and wine pairing for 2 as a reward. You can check out their website here, but we'll post some... (Read More)

A Memento From Cloudville Reward Info

May 11th - via:
Hey everyone!!!!We have just launched a new reward that is sort of hard to describe, so we wanted to share some pictures of examples of what the reward is going to be. So, without further ado here you are!  ------------------------------- Reward... (Read More)

5/12 online premiere, and that microwave is here!

May 10th - via:
Did I tell you that is doing a double feature of my previous works this Friday, May 12th? This includes the online premiere of my short White Mushrooms, Black Earth. Artist and curator Kirby Mages saw Agnès... (Read More)

Final Week Count Down: Power, more Power!!!

May 8th - via:
 First day into the final week before our production -- we are 64% funded by the time I'm writing this update. We have a week to raise the rest 36%. This is not a test. Kickstarter is an all-or-nothing platform. That means if we don't meet our... (Read More)

"The greatest cooking discovery since fire"

May 6th - via:
Yesterday I was in quite a few production meetings with different department heads. The DP Adam and production designer Enrica both tried to convince me that having a microwave oven in the world of Cloudville -- more specifically in Elliot's kitchen... (Read More)

The Unveiling!!!!!

May 5th - via:
Hello everyone!Thank you for waiting patiently, as we work through the finishing touches of pre-production this week. The emails haven't stopped for a second. However, we have some exciting news to confirm for you! The props that are going to be... (Read More)

Three Seasons in Your Hands!!!!

May 2nd - via:
Three Seasons is in your hands now, or at least on your computer! We have made a digital download of Three Seasons available as a reward for a $35 donation. It will also include everything from the "From the Good Old Days" level and below.  What... (Read More)

End of week 3! Exclusive footage!

April 30th - via:
Hey everyone! TMZ got ahold of some exclusive impromptu footage from Friday's rehearsal. We decided to leak it before them. Everyone wants a piece of this. Catch our stars Guillermo Alonso (Elliot) and Vanita Kalra (Freya) having some fun while... (Read More)

Vote for the best look!

April 29th - via:
Wow! It's 80 degree today in Philadelphia. It's do different from Cloudville -- did I ever tell you the seasons in Cloudville? Well, just a recap, to most regular Cloudville people, Cloudville only has two seasons -- rain season and cloud season --... (Read More)

It's time to grab your reading glasses!!!...

April 28th - via:
We would like to share a very serious article from Agnès Films, featuring an interview with our incredible director Althea. Just to warn you ahead of time, it is long. No spoilers though! Althea answers questions on topics ranging from the... (Read More)

Last year, today

April 27th - via:
This is Althea -- Lately I've been introducing myself this way: I'm a filmmaker, but I also work with media installations and live performance. Last year, I would have introduce myself in the reverse order. You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see... (Read More)

Limited Original Artwork Promotion!!!!

April 22nd - via:
Hey everyone! We've been doing really well as of recent. We're 3 days away from 2 weeks in and we're at 46%! It's time to kick it up a notch. We want to hit 50% by our two week mark! So, until Midnight on Monday the 24th, we are running a special... (Read More)

We are featured! And more support from local Philly business!

April 17th - via:
Three Seasons' Kickstarter campaign is featured by FilmPulse on their Kickstart Sunday! Check out this page and share it with you friends and family: Also, we just heard back from Philly Style... (Read More)

Assistant Director Sam Heth Wearing ThreeSeasons Wristband!

April 14th - via:
Yesterday was a busy production meeting day! So is today, and tomorrow! Production designer Enrica and Director Althea went through some detailed design ideas, color palettes and sample item purchase details. The costume department will meet today to... (Read More)

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