The Gloaming - A tale of ghosts, quantum theory and love

A project in Redwood City, CA by Helen Stringer

Cancelled by Creator

No one is supposed to wake up after 30 years, but Alex does. Only now there are two of him...and a lot of ghosts. Inspired by tragedy.
Backers: 51
Average Pledge Per Backer: $320

Funded: $16,332 of $40,000
Dates: May 19th -> Jul 18th (60 days)
Project By: Helen Stringer
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Latest News

Difficult Decision - Ending Campaign

July 3rd - via:
As you know, being supporters of The Gloaming, the story was originally inspired by my father's battle with dementia. What you may not know is that the disease is very advanced and that he has been receiving hospice care for some time at a wonderful... (Read More)

Hawking's Theory of Everything...In 164 Seconds

June 27th - via:
I spent ages reading books on quantum theory, string theory, and wormholes while researching The Gloaming. Silly me! I could have just watched this wonderful animation from The Guardian's "Big Ideas Made Simple" series and spent the rest of the time... (Read More)

Radio Show "A Kind Voice" To Feature The Gloaming!

June 18th - via:
A Kind Voice On Movies is going to feature an interview with me this afternoon (or evening, depending where you are). Host William Battle saw the page for The Gloaming campaign and contacted me about the series. A Kind Voice focuses on stories that... (Read More)

Gloaming Title Sequence

June 14th - via:
Sometimes it can be difficult to visualize what the end result of film projects might look like. This is even more true when a production combines elements of different genres. To give you an idea of the tone and feel of The Gloaming, we've put... (Read More)

Quantum Cats For Everyone!!!

June 9th - via:
As the Quantum Theory Explained By Cats postcards have proven to be very popular (I've received some special requests for them), we've decided that EVERYONE who pledges $10 or more with get  a set of ALL FIVE! People who pledge $45 or more will get... (Read More)

Gloaming Creator Wins Book Award!

June 3rd - via:
As some of you know, my latest book, PARADIGM, was nominated for the IBPA's 2014 Benjamin Franklin award. The award ceremony was held in New York last week and...(drum roll please) won a silver medal! So pleased. Not least because I encountered... (Read More)

The Gloaming - Chapter One

May 29th - via:
Originally, The Gloaming was going to be a novel and I wrote the first couple of chapters before realizing that it was much better suited to a visual medium. But I thought you might like to hear that first chapter anyway, so we recorded Gloaming... (Read More)

Got Gloaming questions? Ask away!

May 26th - via:
If you have questions about The Gloaming Kickstarter campaign, or would just like to discuss the story or anything else to do with the project. Just go to The Gloaming thread at See you there!  (Read More)

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