2013-08-20 07:53:05 - New developments in the pre-production steampunk science fiction series
Tinker the Web Series continues it's crowdfunding campaign.
After weeks of releasing a flurry of behind the scenes photos & video, conceptual artwork, commentary, and press interviews about it's pre-production web series, Tinker wants to ask you “What if the Future Came Early, and would you want to see it made? Utilizing Kickstarter, social media, and featuring an Oscar winning Visual FX crew, Tinker is hoping you say “Yes
About Tinker the 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 & 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
Confirmed notable talent involved
David R. Hardberger - Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. (VFX for: Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Blade Runner).
McCune Design - Founded by Oscar Winning Grant McCune. (Models, Miniatures, Specialty Props for: Cabin in the Woods, Iron Man 2, Serenity).
Johnnie Saiko (costar of Syfy Channel's Monster Man) who plays as Sho Tinker.
Julienne Davis (Mandy from Stanley Kubrick's final film Eyes Wide Shut) who plays as secret agent Elmira Perkins.
Katarina Leigh Waters ( ex star of WWE) who plays as wife of the Tinker's inventor rival Eldine Herzhaft.
Soundtrack Artists: The Anix, Birdeatsbaby, Good Co, Violet, Savi0r, Chamber of Echoes, Arcane Dimension, Psyche Corporation, Marquis of Vaudeville, Shovelman, Arthur A. Belekonov.
Tinker Social Networks:
The Tinker Web Series is currently under development by Steampunk Partners in association
with Containment Field, and Harbinger Media Group.