"Overdrawn" is a live-action short film about a frustrated
artist who literally battles the demons of his daily life in an epic,
This ambitious 10-15 minute film will take the viewer into an
artist's vivid subconscious. He struggles against the
security of a steady but unfulfilling day job in the form of
cable tentacles that trap him at his desk. He is constantly
beset by "buts," countless doubts and insecurities in the form
of, well, butts. He confronts a faceless suit who hounds him
about looming foreclosure on his home. And ultimately he finds
the ruined temple of his own ego where he has a chance to
reclaim his dwindling self.
"Overdrawn" features a cast of imaginative actors:
Eli Sibley and
Principal photography has been completed except for a few pickup shots,
and footage will shortly be handed over to our sister company
Effective Immediately for post-production.
We are still raising funds to cover expenses for costume, prop, and set construction.
If you would like to become a part of this production, get a screen credit or
earn special awards like signed DVDs, posters, and original production artwork,
Alex Bradley and/or contribute through PayPal.
This short film is intended to showcase Cyclopean Pictures'
talents to the fullest and to be submitted to accredited
Meanwhile, enjoy these production stills from the shoot.
As you can probably tell, most of the monsters are missing
as they will be added later with CGI and other optical effects.
If you want an idea how much work is left in post-production
of an effects-heavy film, roll your mouse over the last
image in the sequence to see how much needs to be removed
from many shots before we can even add a new background.