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TINKER Steampunk Web Series Pilot

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Containment Field Studio

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Doctor Who + Firefly + Blade Runner + Victorian Futurism = TINKER (Action/Drama/Fantasy) Tinker by name, tinker by trade.
Backers: 144
Average Pledge Per Backer: $81

Funded: $11,710 of $20,000
Dates: Jul 25th -> Aug 31st (37 days)
Project By: Containment Field Studio
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Latest News

New Cast Interviews

August 31st - via:
The amazing Ryan Burke rushed out all these videos in one day before the end of our campaign! Let's give a huge thanks out to Ryan. :D  Actor, Producer, and stunt & stage combat choreographer, Arthur Belokonov plays Gleb Orlov, a Russian agent... (Read More)

9 Hours Remain

August 31st - via:
Good morning Tinker supporters,  Today is the last day of our Kickstarter. We are now over 55%! Whether we make it or not, we would like to go out with a bang! Please continue to share the page during these last hours, so Kickstarter will remember... (Read More)

Lady Cushing & The Stranger

August 31st - via:
Oh my, such quick developments on indie projects! It has now been decided that through the magic of film Tabitha Marsden & Julienne Davis will both be playing Lady Cushing.  Intrigued? We hope so! Let's hear it for actors that like a challenge.... (Read More)

Julienne Davis Interview

August 30th - via:
Actress Tabitha Marsden recently moved to Tennessee making it no longer possible for her to play one of the lead characters Lady Cushing, so Julienne Davis will now be playing her. Tabitha however will still be making a special appearance in Tinker.... (Read More)

Johnnie Saiko is Sho Tinker

August 30th - via:
Most know Johnnie best from the Syfy show Monster Man, however Johnnie has been in the industry for many years as a special effects artist, as well as an actor.  In Tinker, Johnnie will play a different sort of crafty creative genius getting into... (Read More)

Tinker Soundtrack

August 29th - via:
Soooo silly me just noticed it's possible to add Soundcloud tracks to the page, and I also made the realization that all the bands are on there! So I've created a nice little playlist for you if you haven't had the time to investigate their websites.... (Read More)


August 27th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Half Way Mark!

August 27th - via:
We are now approaching 50% of our goal with 4 days remaining. Thank you everyone for giving what you can and all your sharing! It all makes a difference. It really doesn't take a lot of people to make our goal. If everyone that viewed our project and... (Read More)

The Event Horizon Interview Now Online!

August 26th - via:
Listen at your leisure. :) Ep 26 - Producers and Crew of the steampunk web series 'Tinker' [ 50:35 ]  (Read More)

So who's the guy that writes these updates?

August 23rd - via:
While not as exciting as a Robot Sculpture that will be crafted by a man that worked on the film Mimic, I thought you might like to know that these updates are not made by a robot, but a tired human instead, or perhaps I'm wrong and it is more... (Read More)

New Rewards!

August 22nd - via:
Hello, everyone. Feedback from our last KS was that we had too many rewards so we cut back for this one, but now some are saying we could use some more, so here is what we have for you. :) First up for our international backers we understand that... (Read More)

A Message from Mishkin and Steam Pug.

August 20th - via:
Yesterday Mishkin Fitzgerald of Birdeatsbaby took some time out from filming the video for their upcoming single 'Ghosts' to talk about Tinker. Birdeatsbaby is one of our soundtrack bands, and a snippet of their song 'Anchor' can be heard in the... (Read More)

Introducing Actress & Producer: Tempast Wulf

August 20th - via:
Producer, actress, pirate... Tempast Wulf will be playing Lady Catherine Morgan cousin of Lady Cushing out to steal the mysterious contraption. She's put together a wonderful video for you.  (Read More)

Introducing Actress: Artemis Aesthetic

August 20th - via:
Model, performer, actress. The chameleon Artemis is all of these, so how fitting for her to play Jawbreaker's loyal but eccentric alchemist, thief, and assassin Hesperia. Partner in crime to Carnelian.  (Read More)

Psyche Corp Vlog Promo for Tinker Soundtrack

August 15th - via:
More info on Psyche Corp: Facebook Twitter Bandcamp Website  (Read More)

San Francisco Steampunks

August 15th - via:
While much effort and interest is taken in knowing San Francisco's history of events that occurred during the time period of Tinker, we have enlisted a Mr. Aaron Almanza of the SF Steampunks Works to collaborate for even greater historical fun!... (Read More)

Tinker Daily Updates

August 14th - via:
Did you know we release a steady stream of daily updates to our Facebook account?  (Read More)

Tinker on The Event Horizon

August 13th - via:
Hello, everyone. Today we completed a spectacular interview with the hosts of The Event Horizon on Krypton Radio. It will air on the 17th at 9pm PST. If you won't be able to make it, fear not it will be archived for your listening pleasure.  Joining... (Read More)

Tinker on the Radio

August 11th - via:
Last night Actress & Producer Tempast Wulf, and yours truly Lucid Luminos were interviewed for the Sounds of Steam podcast which will air August 26th. The Sounds of Steam features the latest news, music, and arts in the steampunk world. We had a... (Read More)

Cast Commentary & Reporter Elle

August 10th - via:
Johnnie Saiko, Samantha Surtida, Madison Grey, Tabitha Marsden, Natasha Benko, and Angie Gega introduce you to their characters, and some of their thoughts about the series. This includes some past content that was nearly lost from a hardware issue.... (Read More)

Reward Shipping

August 9th - via:
To further clear up any confusion. For domestic shipping in the US you will not pay extra on top of your Reward Pledge to ship. It is included into the Reward Pledge total. We simply state how much of your Reward Pledge is going into shipping, and... (Read More)

The Capture Scene

August 9th - via:
Here are some outtakes during the filming of the capture scene for the Kickstarter between Hesperia played by Artemis Aesthetic, and Lala Deak played here by Luna Romano. Lala Deak is enjoying her prey, while Hesperia plays along, but isn't quite... (Read More)

Automaton Demo 2

August 7th - via:
Presenting demo video 2 of 3 of Sho Tinker's samurai automaton vs The Herzhaft behemoth. In this demo the Herzhaft's automaton is displaying it's overwhelming force. The bots are seen here in an unfinished state. Which do you favor strong armor &... (Read More)

Automaton Demo

August 6th - via:
Presenting demo video 1 of 3 of Sho Tinker's samurai automaton vs The Herzhaft behemoth. In this demo Sho's samurai shows the quick force of his blade. The bots are seen here in an unfinished state. Which do you favor strong armour & powerful... (Read More)

Steam by the Sea

July 31st - via:
Update #2 comes at last. I was away for a 3 day weekend in the San Francisco bay area with actress Artemis Hyde for Steamstock a 2 day steampunk music & arts festival. Both Good Co, and Psyche Corporation of the TINKER soundtrack were part of the... (Read More)

A New Beginning

July 26th - via:
Our new Kickstarter is now live. This time we've lowered our goal to $20,000 to ensure success, and made numerous changes from our knowledge & experience gained. We are extremely excited to announce that McCune Design, founded by the legendary... (Read More)

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