Our project is a sword & sorcery feature film, set in the fictional world of Elebros, from the Greek fantasy comic book series "The Dragonphoenix Chronicles", an award winning comic book series by Yannis Roumboulias, and the first fantasy comic series that has ever been published in Greece (first published in 2005).
It has won several Comicdom Awards, including Best Ongoing Series and Best Artist.
The movie directed by Thanos Kermitsis is actually the first Greek fantasy feature comic based and crowd funded.
Ιn an Age of Darkness,the mighty Dragonphoenix Empire rules the World of Elebros with an iron fist.
Dragar,a mighty warrior from the North,is a slave,taking part in brutal pit fights for the pleasure of the Empire's noblemen.His body is there,but his mind is back at his homeland and his wife Brenna he left behind.
Dragar manages to escape captivity and takes hostage the daughter of the General Akilonius, the spoiled Valeria.The General sets up a manhunt to bring back his daughter.
The way back home will be filled with dangers and difficulties for Dragar who will have to face the past,the present and the dark future which lies ahead but he shall be..Indomitable giving the two major messages of the film which are : the 'Indomitable Will' and 'Bow to None'.
The voluntary participation of cast, technical and the rest of the crew in the film, which exceeded the two-figure number in total, with their team based collaboration, contributed signigicantly to a decent low cost and dignified effort to produce a new genre in the Greek Cinema, not so familiar though till now as Greek Production to our country.
Crew : THANOS KERMITSIS(Director,Script Writer,Editing), YIANNIS ROUMBOULIAS(Script Writer,Concept Art), HARIS GIOULATOS(Assistant Director, Editing), ANTONIS APOSTOLOU(Director of Photography), HELEN PAPASTAVROU(DP Assistant), ANTONIS KOUTELIAS(Sound), DIMITRIS PAPAVASILIOU(Music), MEI KARAMANIDI(Set Design), LOUIZA KARAMOUZI(Costumes), COSTAS ANTONINIS(Special Effects-Prosthetics), MARIA ILIAKI(Make up Artist), GEORGIA ANTONOPOULOU (Make up Assistant), ADRIANA LAZARI(Make up Assistant), VANGELIS PAPAEVANGELIOU(Visual Effects) and many others who contributed to make this film a reality.
Cast : YIANNIS ROUMBOULIAS(Dragar), MELETIS GEORGIADIS(Akilonius), CONSTANTINA GEORGANTA(Valeria), KIRIAKOS KOROGIANNIS(Oktavius), GEORGIA GIANNAKOUDI(Brenna), GIORGOS BOUGOS(Flavius), CONSTANTINA TATSI(Ilsarel), THANOS KERMITSIS (Falco), ARIS KAPLANIDIS(Fulgrim), VASILIS LOGIOS(Otto), THANOS LIAKOS(Volf) and many others who played with love and passion for the genre.
The film having started its production in January 2012 by 'AVALON' Audiovisual Digital Productions finished in September 2013. The total production cost, with their free and voluntary participation of all team members, reached around 10000 Euros all of which spent in sets, costumes, props, make-up effects, catering and transportation expenses.
Shooting was done in various places in Greece such as in Parnitha, Penteli, Varimbobi, Corinthian Mountains and lake Doxa and Desfina. There was a long period before and during the shooting period that the cast was prepared with special training by ARMA HELLAS for the martial scenes of the film.
Funds gathered from the 3 campaigns in Indiegogo, the International Internet Crowd Funding platform, were mainly used to cover expenses for costumes, props and make-up effects. Apart from crowd-funding, contributions in kind, services and places for shooting were also offered from various supporters and sponsors.
The movie has done its premiere screening in September 2013 at 19th Athens International Film Festival (PREMIERE NIGHTS) and it had a great success after 2 sold outs at both cinemas in Athens : IDEAL and TAINIOTHIKI.
FESTIVALS & THE FIRST AWARD
It's got its first award for Best Sets & Costumes at the 8th Cyprus International Film Festival which took place 18-27 October 2013 in Nicosia.
The award was given to Set Designer Mei Karamanidi and Costumes Designer Louiza Karamouzi.
Among strong competition of 18 international feature films it was also nominated for the award of Best Cinematography for DP Antonis Apostolou.
The film will soon take also the route of various festivals in Greece and abroad.
DISTRIBUTION & SCREENINGS AT THE CINEMAS
It is now on the way to its distribution by 'FILMBOY Pictures' and the first screenings will start from 14th of November 2013 at Cine IDEAL in Athens. Screening dates for the rest of the regions in Greece will soon be announced.
For the film's screenings at Cine IDEAL you can find our special Event in Facebook
Here below you will find our latest official trailer and the two previous teaser-trailers : Dim lights Embed Embed this video on your site Dim lights Embed Embed this video on your site Dim lights Embed Embed this video on your site
More info about the film at our movie's official website : http://www.indomitablemovie.com/
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