The film that follows fire-eater Tony "Volcano" Valenci as he struggles to set his first world record. It is directed by William J. Stribling and produced by R.J. Lewis.
Phillipsburg, NJ -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/04/2013 -- This "mockumentary" short film follows legendary fire-eater, Tony "Volcano" Valenci on his quest to set his first world record. They have a handful of real World Record holders that have agreed to play themselves in the film such as Todd Robbins, Throwdini, and Richie Magic. "Down In Flames" is a hilarious tall tale that is sure to delight and intrigue audiences all over the world.
"Down in Flames" is a classic story turned on its head, but one that connects with people on a deeper level. Every person has a little bit of "Tony" in him/her; that yearning to push the boundaries and see what they're capable of achieving.
This film is packed full of amazing feats, including fire eating, fire juggling, fire blowing, lightbulb eating, sword swallowing, cigarette eating, and even sky diving. Tony's quest for greatness takes him on a wild journey, one that will both inspire and entertain audiences and artists alike.
Stribling and Lewis previously worked together on the award-winning short film, “Beyond Belief”. This dark comedy was Mr. Stribling's NYU thesis film about a down-on-his-luck magician trying to make his troubles disappear. “Beyond Belief” has been an Official Selection of over 24 film festivals across the globe, winning several awards and nominations along the way, including Mr. Lewis taking home Best Actor In A Short Film at the Los Angeles Comedy Festival.
The duo are thrilled for the chance work together again. Mr. Stribling is directing “Down In Flames” while Mr. Lewis is the Executive Producer through his nonprofit company Arjay Entertainment, Inc., a 501(c)3 charity in the state of New Jersey. Cinematographer Alex Gallitano, who shot “Beyond Belief,” will join the crew as Director of Photography.
Any small donation will help this creative team create this hilarious tall tale to the delight and intrigue audiences all over the world. All donations are tax deductible.
This campaign will receive all funds raised even if it does not reach its goal. Funding duration: July 29, 2013 - September 27, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
Indiegogo Page: http://bit.ly/19UaDc1
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