Girqik Project, The Adventure Begins.
Puppets Movie, directed by Juan Pablo Diaz
Duration 90 min. Approx.
Adventure - Comedy Written by Robert Braham and Susana Guzman. As an initiative to protect the environment.
Three scientists try to save the future of their species. In the search they will meet an alien who shares the same goal. They need to find a new place to habit; and the alien guides them to the right place.
How the adventure begins:
"Girqik" is a film that is born in the city of Quetzaltenango Guatemala, in 2012, after launching a TV show in which the characters were puppets ( ** Kukara Macara**). The idea became a script of 70 pages, gradually the 60 characters involved in the film came to life. The film is a family adventure and comedy genre, where the main characters are designed to raise awareness of the importance of protecting the planet.
Since inception in 2014, the producers team have worked in the preproduction, having planned to start shooting in November of the same year. The sets will be built in a place where the public can access and be part of the shooting.
Girqik is an innovative project in the Guatemalan audiovisual production, mainly for being the first film in which the characters are puppets and the target audience includes children. The team that makes up production hopes to launch the project in the early months of 2015.
This production involves national and local artists: musicians, puppeteers, visual Filmmakers Audio, Speakers, managers, etc... valuing and celebrating the talent of the region.
These artists include: Juan Pablo Diaz / Director, Robert Braham / Handling Address Andres Duarte / Dir Sound, Edwin Colop / puppet designer, Gabriela Morje / puppet designer, Hugo Escobar / Stock trailer, Alba Joanna Prado / Director art, José Fernando Cum / Director of Photography, Alfonso Ralda / Aeronautical Designer, Alvaro Armas / Assit. Production, José de León / Still Photography, Jose Mario Masella / Voice Girkiq, Brenda Lara Markus / Voice Donna, Manuel Morales / Voice Setting, Alfonso Ralda / Voice Antu, Carlos Manuel Morales / Voice Petromoney, Flor de Maria Murga / Voice Presenter TTN news, Omar Mendez / Voice Chaman, Delmy Felipe / Voice Reporter, Mariajose Longo / Voice Reporter, Raul Izas / Voice Pope, Fernando Sanchez / counselor Voice Chaman, CezarLemus / Voice control Tower, Director of Casting Guatemala / Tuco Cardenas , casting Director xela / Pedro Luis Martinez, Image Design / CNP agency, Juan Diego Arrivillaga / Sketches, among others who will continue adding.
Some of the rewards:
Is an independent production company dedicated to the development of audiovisual: fiction, documentary, corporate and advertising. Its main objective is to combine the use of innovative and cutting edge digital technology with human values, trying to convey and remember us that we all can bring positively to life. Juan Pablo Díaz is a visual developer who has worked on several national and international projects.
Canicula Theater and Puppet:
Is a company dedicated to producing puppet shows. It also has developed festivals, workshops and audiovisual production in Latin American countries such as: Dominican Republic, Mexico, Argentina, El Salvador, Costa Rica. Its Director, Puppeteer Robert Braham, has several years of experience in this type of production.
Who is responsible:
The Media Director Juan Pablo Diaz, director of Canelita Films and Roberto Braham Puppeteer, director Canicula Theater and Puppet. Have worked in different developments mostly puppet projects. They are the responsible for giving life to this new work.
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• July: voice recorders, Home Verkami the campaign and Plans sets.
• August: Publishing of voices, Plans Construction of sets and puppets.
• September: Construction of puppets, construction of sets and Final Campaign in Verkami
• October: construction of sets.
• November: Construction of sets and Running
• December: Shooting
• January: Delivery of rewards and Edit.
• February: Edit
• March: Promotion
• April: Presentation
The funds will proceed to:
The contributions will be used to create sets, rental of equipment and the construction of 70 puppets. In addition, conducting a campaign of environmental awareness with middle school students, which will consist of planting 10,000 trees.
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