Event Details

A Mars Story

Time: May 31, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
Location: Clwb Y Bont
Street: Taff st (behind Boots)
City/Town: Pontypridd
Website or Map: http://www.facebook.com/Posit…
Event Type: cgi, film., free, showing, and, disscussion
Organized By: Positively Ponty
Latest Activity: May 28, 2014

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Event Description

On Saturday 31st May the film ‘A Mars Story’ will be shown at Clwb y Bont in Pontypridd. An animated film, featuring the voice of the late Dorien Thomas (Twin Town, Judas and the Gimp, Pobol y Cwm, etc) it is a grim, yet humorous take on corporate greed, set on Mars in the future.

The showing is promoted by Positively Ponty and will include a question and answer session between the two screenings of the film. Talking about the film will be Nic Thomas (writer and director), Gary Waghorn (composer and sound engineer), and Roger Plater (assistant director).

On show will be written and illustrated material to show how the film was constructed, including character designs, story-board and production books.

This is a great opportunity for people to have a preview of the film, and the process of making it, before it is put forward to festivals and competitions.

Starts 2:00 pm at Clwb y Bont (behind Boots on Taff Street, Pontypridd)


For more information or interviews please contact:

Nic Thomas: 07508 193 095 or

Roger Plater: 07568 071 673

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Comment by terry chinn on May 28, 2014 at 8:57

This short film is the last work the actor Dorien Thomas recorded before he died.The film has been made by Nic Thomas and his small team who work from their base in The Cynon valley.If you are interested in meeting the production team and getting the low down on how to make a CGI film, see the shooting scripts, artwork, and technical info come to Clwb Y Bont on Saturday 2pm, part of Positively Ponty  FREE Saturday events  Science + Art. 

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