'Minding Mama' - short Pitch film
'Minding Mama' is a post-apocalyptic science-fiction adventure penned by EJ Jackson,.
At an undefined time in Earth's future, humanity is on the brink of extinction. An event the remnants of humanity know as 'the burn off' has all but destroyed the ozone layer - Earth's surface is little more than a dust bowl. Humans live underground, struggling to eke out an existence using hydroponic farms to create food. In one small community, only FarmBots Cyril and Celia venture above ground. Their purpose - to breed UV-resistant plants capable of surviving on the inhospitable surface. But Cyril and Celia are old, and beginning to malfunction... A young mother, desperate to save her son and suspecting that the surface is not as deadly as they have been led to believe, embarks on a perilous journey to find other survivors, and the truth...
This short trailer was filmed and edited by Sue Turner of Elephant In Scarlet CIC (who also provided video effects); story-board by/directed by Dan V Shaefer (Film Story Boards) who also provided panel art & robot concept art; music by Matthew S Thomason (MS Thomason Music) ; Costume Design & Concept Art by Amanda Fullwood (Dark Forge Productions); with Kate Davies-Speak ('Dead Air', 'Barge People', 'Horizon' web series) as Mama and the voice of David Learner ('The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' stage/tv, 'Knightmare')