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By: Containment Field | August 15, 2013
Steampunk Partners, LLC and Containment Field Studio are pleased to announce the launch of the crowd funding campaign on Kickstarter.com for TINKER The Steampunk Series (www.TinkerSteampunkSeries.com). There are only 16 days to go and we have reached 17% of our goal. Releasing a flurry of behind-the-scenes content and updates, TINKER continues its crowd funding campaign as guests on Krypton Radio's "The Event Horizon Show." The air date of this broadcast is scheduled for Saturday, August 17th at 9pm PST. The link is:
The Steampunk Web Series: Prepare for a high-flying steampunk adventure in this all-new sci-fi/fantasy series about a pair of talented inventors called, the TINKERS. Set in an alternate history in the late 19th century, TINKER takes place in a smoggy, overpopulated San Francisco where the TINKERS ply their trade to the wealthy and famous. When a wealthy and eccentric noblewoman from British Hong Kong named, Lady Cushing, hires the father/daughter duo, they are instantly thrust into a world of intrigue, lies, danger and excitement in which the balance of worldly power rests unaware, alternately in both the calloused hands of Sho Tinker and the gloved hands of Lady Cushing.
Featuring stylish steampunk wardrobe, props, sets, digital environments not limited to reality, and an original score and soundtrack of steampunk inspired music TINKER aims to expand the boundaries of Steampunk science fiction by further transforming it from what many know as just an aesthetic to evolving it into a multi-ethnic, culture- exploring, collection of stories that does for Steampunk what Star Trek did for science fiction back in the sixties. This includes: mature themes, exotic locations, sub-plots, drama and action, always making the effort to keep true to the 'punk' in Steampunk by going outside currently established 'rules' of the genre, and fusing the diverse talents of several industries into a new kind of steam-powered animal. Even if you don't actively follow the subculture of Steampunk, there is still something here for you.
Steampunk Partners will distribute the show initially on the Web. The episodes will be available on both the TINKER Web site: www.TinkerSteampunkSeries.com as well as on Vimeo. Regardless of the different outlets that will eventually carry the episodes, the individual, first-run programs will always be free to view on the Web site. Collections of episodes or seasons will be available on Blu-Ray for purchase at a later date.
Confirmed notable talent involved: David R. Hardberger (VFX for: Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Blade Runner); Award-winning F/X studio, McCune Design, founded by Oscar-winner Grant McCune (Models, Miniatures, Specialty Props for: Cabin in the Woods, Iron Man 2, Serenity); Johnnie Saiko (Syfy Channel's Monster Man); Julienne Davis (Stanley Kubrick's final film Eyes Wide Shut); and Katarina Leigh Waters (WWE).
Soundtrack Artists: The Anix, Birdeatsbaby, Good Co, Violet, Savi0r, Chamber of Echoes, Arcane Dimension, Psyche Corporation, Marquis of Vaudeville, Shovelman, Arthur A. Belekonov.
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The TINKER Web Series is currently under development by Steampunk Partners in association with Containment Field, and Harbinger Media Group.
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The Web Series will consist of a pilot and 14 additional first-season 'Webisodes'. The pilot will have a running time of approximately a half hour, while each regular Webisode will have a running time of between approximately 12 and 20 minutes.
TINKER videos will be available at http://Tinkersteampunkseries.com, YouTube, and other aggressive aggregator sites. Viewed on a computer with a broadband connection or downloaded and watched on most mobile devices including, Android, Tablet, iPod, iPhone, and iPad.
Please follow this link and support our Kickstarter fundraising campaign: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/containmentfield/tinker-steampunk-web-series-pilot?ref=live
You will be rewarded for your pledges with many fun products that our creative team and collaborators have created for our supporters.
The TINKER Web Series is currently under development by Steampunk Partners, a Las Vegas based licensing company and the aforementioned, Los Angeles based production company, Containment Field Studio, a division of Containment Field, LLC, in conjunction with Harbinger Media Group, the rights-holder of the intellectual property.
For more information, please contact:
Lucid Luminos, Director of Social Media & PR
CONTAINMENT FIELD STUDIO
A division of Containment Field, LLC
5353 Denny Avenue, 2nd floor
North Hollywood, CA 91601
Office - (818) 753-5000
Business cell - (818) 336-2285
e-mail - TinkerWebSeries@gmail.com