We did it
On 4th February 2020 we successfully raised £1,965 with 26 supporters in 28 days

We aim to complete telling the story of Martin and Claire, a couple whose journey is cut short by a horrible twist of fate.

by Richard Weston in London, England, United Kingdom

A story of loss, regret and estrangement, Nocturne is a fable for our times. 

WHO WE ARE

Citadel Pictures and Sine Wave Media are the filmmakers behind the Wilfred Owen biopic The Burying Partywinner of 16 awards worldwide, including Best Feature Film at the Los Angeles Movie Awards and Best Feature Film at the New Renaissance Film Festival.

Our new project is in the contemporary world, exploring the complex relationship of Martin and Claire. After she is diagnosed with a terminal illness, Claire passes away at a very young age.

On organising her things, Martin finds that she was having an affair. With only the name of the man and the place they'd meet, he goes there in the hope that he might find him.

WHAT WE'VE GOT 

This new project has been an emotional rollercoaster already. Our filming schedule was an absolute joy, filming in both Liverpool and London. We've managed to capture all of the footage and we can't wait to get into post-production.

There was a lot of research that went into production, making sure there was authenticity every step of the way.

WHAT'S NEXT

The short trailer at the beginning of our Crowdfunder is a mock-grade, and as you might be able to hear, the sound is not yet edited.

In order to make this film come to life we have various obstacles we need to overcome. We are looking forward to this challenge, but we can't do it without your support! Funds from this campaign will go to:

  • COLOUR GRADING - We will need to colour grade the picture from the raw files, to make it look as best as it can.
  • SOUND EDITING/MIXING - A good film can't exist without good sound. 
  • SOUNDTRACK - We can't wait to show you what we have in store for the soundtrack, with Matt Dwivedi creating an incredible adaptation of Chopin's Nocturne.
  • MARKETING COSTS - While submitting the film to festivals, we will need to spend money on advertising. That includes everything from Facebook ads to a press kit.
  • FESTIVAL SUBMISSIONS - We will have to pay submission fees in order to have our film seen by the right people and screened. Not only that, but we need to be insured just in case

THE GOAL

Our goal is to have this film shown at major festivals, and have it shown to as many people as possible. The cast and crew have collaborated on something really special, and we would love for it to find the right home.

Our team has worked tirelessly to bring the footage home. Now we want to breathe life into it, and we can't do it without your help! Please donate anything you can.

FOR YOU, DEAR DONOR

You are part of our team as soon as you join the campaign! We will be posting regular updates about post-production and all festival updates, as well as behind-the-scenes pictures from the set, on here and on social media – make sure to follow the project via the Instagram and Facebook accounts of Citadel Pictures! 

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£300 or more

1 of 5 claimed

Associate Producer

Get a credit as an Associate Producer of Sine Wave Team, an IMDb credit, a video thank you, the crew hoodie, a copy of the film, the poster AND a signed script from members of the cast and crew!

£5 or more

A big thank you!

We will thank you on our social media platforms!

£15 or more

Copy of the film!

With this perk you get a digital copy of the film on its release!

£50 or more

Poster of the film!

You will receive all of the above along with a poster of the film!

£80 or more

Video thank you!

A thank you from our team via a video link on Vimeo, along with a copy of the film and a poster!

£100 or more

Name in the Credits!

With this perk you will receive a copy of the film, a poster, a video thank you AND your name in the credits!

£120 or more

Signed Script

With this perk you will receive all of the above on their scheduled dates, along with a signed script from writer and director Richard Weston!

£150 or more

Crew Hoodie!

You will get all of the above perks along with a crew hoodie!

£200 or more

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Ultra Supporter

Get a video thank you, the hoodie, a copy of the film, the poster, special thanks in the credits of Nocturne AND a ticket to our private screening!

£500 or more

0 of 3 claimed

Co-Producer

Co-Producer credit in film and profile creation on IMDB. Includes all benefits of Associate Producer, but with 4 tickets to the premiere.

£1,000 or more

0 of 2 claimed

Executive Producer

Executive Producer credit in film and profile creation on IMDB. Includes all the benefits of Associate Producer, but with 8 tickets to the premiere!

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