The First Sci-Fi to Star Indigenous Australians

Sydney, Australia (PressExposure) August 18, 2014 -- Kindred, the 9-minute indie short - and the first sci-fi to star indigenous Australians - is set to hit the short film festival circuit from mid-August.

The film follows a cynical young Indigenous man (Damion Hunter) and his family, who are abducted by aliens. Leading them on a breathtaking escape, he discovers the aliens' origins, shattering his worldview forever.

On July 18, a private screening of Kindred took place at Chauvel Cinema in Paddington, Sydney for its crowdsourced funders, cast, crew and friends.

Kindred was written by Producer, VFX & Post Supervising Director Josh Bryer, the founder of Red Centre Films. It was produced in association with Altaire Productions; the main executive producer was Marie Slaight; it was co-produced by Annie Kinnane; and the live action was directed by Oscar Nicholson.

Kindred's budget was raised by a combination of crowdsourcing and investments. While the all-important VFX were sourced from all over the world - as far afield as Brazil, USA, Italy and India - and put together first by Digital Pulse then taken to the finish line by leading Sydney VFX house Heckler who also hosted the online edit.

Kindred was written by Producer, VFX & Post Supervising Director Josh Bryer, the founder of Red Centre Films. It was produced in association with Altaire Productions; the main executive producer was Marie Slaight; it was co-produced by Annie Kinnane; and the live action was directed by Oscar Nicholson.

Kindred's budget was raised by a combination of crowdsourcing and investments. While the all-important VFX were sourced from all over the world - as far afield as Brazil, USA, Italy and India - and put together first by Digital Pulse then taken to the finish line by leading Sydney VFX house Heckler who also hosted the online edit.

A key alien effect was added by ZSpace, FSM did the grade, and the sound and music was made and mixed by Smith & Western.

About Red Centre Films

Contact:
Josh Bryer
Red Centre Films
512/105 Campbell St
Sydney, New South Wales
+61.405314744
joshbryer@me.com
http://www.redcentrefilms.com

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Press Release Submitted On: August 18, 2014 at 3:46 am
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