Kickstarter: Aurora – A Twisted Robot Love StoryMay 16th, 2013
Aurora is a full-length film by director, writer and producer, Robert Kouba, and director of photography and producer, Sebastian Cepeda. Kouba has over two dozen short films to his name along with commercials and music videos. At the age of 12, his science fiction short film Xenopia won major awards. Cepeda is a graduate of the SAE Film Institute and has worked on many different music videos, national commercials, TV shows, a feature film.
Aurora is a post-apocalyptic sci-fi film, set in 2080 – 60 years after machines have taken over the world. The story follows Andrew (Julian Schaffner), who encounters a car accident on the day of the uprising, in 2020. He wakes up 60 years later, in a world where the human race is almost extinct. On his path, he comes across a girl named Calia (Jeannine Wacker), who ventures north to reach a long-rumored stronghold called Aurora, the last human reserve. While on constant watch for the machines, they develop feelings for each other until a horrendous discovery tears their relationship apart. Andrew is not human.
The team already has raised almost $40,000 of their $50,000 goal. For just $10, you’ll receive a digital download of the finished film plus access to behind the scenes footage as it’s put together. For $75 you get a signed Blu-ray edition of the film and a limited edition poster. For $2,000 you get a walk-on role in the film!