Burbank, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/03/2014 -- I Ride Alone is a film project with a unique democratic process allowing the public to have a say in several essential elements of this endearing movie. I Ride Alone tells the dramatic true story of of veteran Kevin Benedec who returns to his civilian life and struggles to reacquaint himself with the life he left behind for the battlefield. As he grapples with his personal demons, Kevin begins a journey of personal discovery with help from expected and unexpected sources that puts his feet on a new path then leads him to find his calling in life.
True to its title, I Ride Alone starts with Kevin's world being shaken to its core; his mother dies as he wrestles with feelings of loss, betrayal and confusion. Not knowing where to turn, Kevin hops on his bike and starts riding to find his answers. Riding his motorcycle is one of very few pleasures he has left in his world. Once on the open road Kevin's next adventure begins with the film audience along for the ride across the country where many surprises await him.
Noted director and producer Joe Eckardt was instantly drawn to the script. Known for his work on such films as Champion, High Hopes and Pizza Man with two more films scheduled for release this year, Mr. Eckardt found the human elements of the characters and the challenges they face had easy appeal for movie audiences to relate to.
Rock On! Films has implemented a unique opportunity for moviegoers to have a vote in the film's production which is a groundbreaking event in crowdfunding history. Backers to this crowdfunding campaign will have a say in I Ride Alone's film production themselves.
Within 24 hours of backing this crowdfunding project, donors will receive their personalized ballot where they could be voting in some or all of the following categories:
- the soundtrack music
- the type/make of bike ridden by the supporting actor
- the type/make of bike ridden by the lead actor
- the lead actress
- the supporting actor
- the lead actor
Rock On! Films estimates the budget for the film to be $1.2 Million. However, the campaign will receive all funds raised even if it does not reach its goal. Funding duration: January 21, 2014 - March 02, 2014 (11:59pm PT).
Indiegogo Page: http://bit.ly/1mHCx1P