Guardians of Fire

The Illuminant Midnight Project: A Series Of Short Films

A project in by Andrew Rainnie

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The ILLUMINANT MIDNIGHT PROJECT is a collection of three distinct short films, linked by the universal themes of life, love, and death.
Backers: 23
Average Pledge Per Backer: £38

Funded: £874 of £15,000
Dates: Apr 19th -> May 19th (30 days)
Project By: Andrew Rainnie
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Latest News

Why are we making these films, and why now?

May 10th - via:
Writer / Director Andrew Rainnie briefly addresses why Rain Fire Films is seeking to make these films now and how the themes of each of the three films taps into causes or fears that are currently at the forefront of our society.  Please help bring... (Read More)

Location Hunting

May 5th - via:
Here is writer/director roaming the wilds of Scotland, looking for suitable locations for the Illuminant Midnight Project. Since this was shot, we have found some additional locations further north in Glencoe, but have not yet had a chance to do a... (Read More)

The Illuminant Midnight Project - Chair on the Stair storyboards

April 30th - via:
The third and final short film in The Illuminant Midnight Project is a very personal drama about a bitter old woman with a lot of rage and anger pent up inside. When her stair lift breaks down, she is forced to wait for help, haunted by ghosts of her... (Read More)

The Insincerity of Trolls

April 27th - via:
We wanted to offer a new update on the project. Unfortunately, we woke up this morning and found a nasty little troll going by the name of Kaz Kimble had left an unhelpful comment on the Illuminant Midnight Facebook page. Andrew has addressed it in... (Read More)

The Illuminant Midnight Project - The Deer storyboards

April 23rd - via:
Here is the second film that forms The Illuminant Midnight Project, The Deer. This one holds a special place in our heart, pulling on the heart strings as we see the world through the eyes of a young boy, who sees animals as equal to humans, and... (Read More)

The Illuminant Midnight Project - Gas Station at the End of the Universe storyboards

April 20th - via:
Here is the first of the three films, created here as a series of storyboards drawn by UK artist Andrew Dodd. He really managed to capture the vast sense of space that the film conveys, about a lone traveller through a desolate world, an allegory for... (Read More)

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