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£230raised of £500 target by 12 supporters

    Weʼve raised £230 to Help Finish our AUTISM PSA More than meets the eye project

    Lincolnshire, UK
    Funded on Friday, 28th September 2018

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    Autism: more than meets the eye, a short PSA film

    We are looking to raise funds to help us finish our short film, based on the small PSA (public service announcement) videos that used to play after episodes of The Transformers back in the 80s the ones we enjoyed in our childhood. Our short film talks about one aspect of Autism, different ways of communication. Click this link for an example of a PSA

    The story, a young Autistic boy finds himself lost looking for a play park, he stumble across two strangers and approaches them with a box full of cards, these cards are called PECS and they display images of objects and locations of very day life, the small boy holds up two the two strangers a card with an image of a play park, not understanding the small child they begin to make fun of him, but unknown to them nearby they are all being watched, by the Transformer Bumblebee! Who takes if upon himself to help the little boy out and teach the strangers a lesson in Autism as he too has some experience with different ways of communicating.

    you can see our teaser trailer bellow

    What we need, we desperately need help funding the finishing touches, the filming is done but now we need to put in Bumblebee himself a fully CGI robot to interact with our live action characters the money we raise will go towards the building of the model and the animation, obviously the more funds we raise the more impressive we can make it and have a final film we can all be proud of.

    (above) original shot (bellow) unfinished cgi test

    We have worked with the amazing team at https://www.transformerscarhire.co.uk for our live action vehicles, a dedicated team of transformers fans who have created screen accurate replicas of the cars from the live action movies.

    Message from Aaron Fixter (director)

    "You may be wondering why I wanted to make this short film PSA? The answer is simple because my son has Autism his name is Sam he is 6 years old, he cannot speak and is being trained to use PEC cards most of his communication comes from random sounds and actions, once in a shop he was playing with a dangling toy snake in his excitement he made a strange sound, a woman was close to him, she turned and looked at him, she gave a disgusted look and proceeded to move away from him with haste as if he was some how derranged and needed to be avoided at all cost as parents my wife and I fell terrible how can someone be so ignorant so we decided that as I have some experience in film making we should make a short PSA and being mad on transformers I made the choice to combine the two. As I see my son in bumblebee, they both can't talk but use other ways to communicate their needs and they both have the same character"

    Please give what you can if you can't give please share us.

    We are not a film crew, were friends but most importantly family and we want to do something for a great cause, everything we do is in support of the NAS who can be found at http://www.autism.org.uk and anyone who lives with learning difficulty's.

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    • Aaron Fixter3 months ago
      Aaron Fixter

      Aaron Fixter

      3 months ago

      not long left now I'm really thankful to all who have donated it docent look like we will hit the target so this is the time for one last push, the work by our CG team has been amazing so far but it will take a little more funding to really get Bumblebee feel alive thanks again pleas continue to share our project in the short time it has left

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    • Aaron Fixter4 months ago
      Aaron Fixter

      Aaron Fixter

      4 months ago

      Thanks to all for your continued support hear is a small update on our progress this is an erly render of the Bumblbee robot for our project from NT Digital works and Luima Morillo Still a fair bit to go so pleas continue to share and donate so we can Finnish with a photorealistic and fully animated robot again thank you . Fixter films

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    • Aaron Fixter5 months ago
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      5 months ago
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    Supporters

    12

    • Stephen Law

      Stephen Law

      Sep 27, 2018

      £10.00

    • Ultra Magnus

      Ultra Magnus

      Sep 23, 2018

      Support of a fellow autobot

      £10.00

    • Stephen Law

      Stephen Law

      Aug 15, 2018

      I kno its not much but i hope it helps .. good luck with finishing it .. i luvd it so far well done ✌

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jul 6, 2018

      £100.00

    • Alistair Greenhalgh

      Alistair Greenhalgh

      Jun 18, 2018

      £10.00

    • Simon Peters

      Simon Peters

      Jun 11, 2018

      Good luck with your funding - looking forward to seeing the results of your hard work

      £20.00

    • Joanne Holland

      Joanne Holland

      Jun 5, 2018

      Good luck 😉

      £10.00

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