Award-winning comic, actor, author and director Jason Attar is as soon as once more heading for the large display screen along with his new challenge KevCoin: The Film. A follow-up to his earlier movie One Night time in Powder, Attar will don the guise of his notorious character Kevin Powder — a rock star “fixer” who’s continuously attempting to reinvent himself by way of wild schemes — and tackle the world of digital finance as he seeks out fame and riches.Shot over 35 days on the streets of Peckham within the U.Okay., KevCoin: The Film is filmed in a mockumentary fashion, with many actual folks enjoying themselves and being co-opted into the movie. The plot facilities round Kevin Powder as he makes an attempt to construct his personal cryptocurrency, which he can use to fund his newest film thought and increase its popularity.Attar informed Bitcoin Journal, “That is the second of three movies. We would like the subsequent movie to be shot in Detroit, the place Kevin finds actual folks to create the world’s greatest crypto-party to finish all events. We’ll solely do that if we discover appropriate money assets to movie the challenge. Ideally, the funds will come from how we develop KevCoin sooner or later, and probably doing a little sort of fundraising involving our token.”Certainly, lead actor Attar is already waiting for the subsequent film within the collection. “We do, in reality, have one very robust thought round this already, and relying on the success of this challenge, we might probably begin this subsequent part in 2019. It’s all depending on making KevCoin: The Film work and studying from it. We’re merely experimenting at this level, however we are going to begin to agency up our plans within the close to future for a platform that connects audiences to unbiased movies in a social means.”KevCoin: The MovieThe story begins when Kevin’s girlfriend, Bianca, lastly breaks it off after months of instability. Discovering himself in between houses and trying to begin contemporary, Kevin will get his arms on a small camper van and heads out to the close by metropolis of Peckham, a gritty southeast area of London full of nightclubs, bars and different seedy hangouts. Throughout this time, Kevin decides to take his love of science fiction to a brand new degree by creating his personal fantasy movie, which he’ll name The Day Peckham Stood Nonetheless. Sadly, the film trade is harder than it seems to be, and never everybody’s enthused by his thought, leaving Kevin to discover a new path to fund his challenge. It isn’t lengthy earlier than he will get the thought to construct a trillion-dollar token — a path that bears extra foul-ups than fortune. The main focus of the movie is KevCoin, an actual cryptocurrency constructed on the Ethereum blockchain as an ERC20 token. The movie’s premiere is about for Wednesday, June 27, 2018, in London, after which it is going to be launched on to the crypto group the next day. These concerned with seeing the movie can go to kevcointhemovie.com to view a stay stream. Audiences can even obtain and maintain the movie for $5. Fiat and crypto (naturally) are accepted, and every buy entitles the customer to roughly 5,000 KevCoins. Guests can even have entry to film-related merchandise that they will buy to garner extra tokens, thus theoretically boosting its enchantment and establishing it as a real-world digital asset.Making a Social Filmmaking Community by way of Crypto Attar has been performing in improvised comedy for over twenty years. His big-screen debut got here three years in the past with the discharge of his movie One Night time in Powder, although Attar has quite a few tv credit to his title together with Marshal’s Regulation and Spaced. He’s been intrigued by cryptocurrency ever since his first bitcoin buy from a hacker at a London railway, and he believes it could possibly empower the movie trade in methods conventional financing and crowdfunding can’t.“That is simply the beginning of the crypto revolution,” stated Attar. “There’s nonetheless a lot house inside this setting to attempt new issues. We all know there are already entertainment-based tokens vying for house, however we really feel we would be capable of develop a social filmmaking community by way of crypto and the blockchain.“We expect the concept you contain the viewers on the earliest alternative within the filmmaking course of results in the viewers feeling they’ve an actual stake within the challenge, and thus they turn into advocates and a part of the journey.”
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