Music Industry News Network [03-08-2014]
Kounterclockwise In Forever-Land, A Jim Lujan Movie
The KOUNTERCLOCKWISE in FOREVER-LAND Movie is Cleveland's first sci-fi animated single hand drawn film based on the location of Cleveland created by Jim Lujan starring Kounterclockwise.
FOREVER-LAND is a hidden dimension where strange characters, creatures, and lands exist under the iron harsh rule of Infinitus…destroyer of all things funky. Kounterclockwise has been transported to this dimension to retrieve "the glove", an item of cosmic importance, from the clutches of Infinitus. "Who shall wear the glove shall rule the funk of 40 thousand years". Can Kounterclockwise save the universe from the reign of Infinitus, restoring the order of the funk, and rock the crowd in the process?
This positive, inspirational movie is produced by Jim Lujan who is known as an underground animated filmmaker for the following pieces of work: "Freakdaddy", "Spike and Mike" and Creator of "Sanjourno Must Die" on Rugburn" by Titmouse/Six Point Harness and is now working on a new feature film; Revengeance with music by Kounterclockwise along side Oscar nominated independent animator Bill Plympton. Jim is also the winner of the Bill Plympton Indie Animation Award. Jim really believes that this film is something special as "the film was an organic creation that just took off. It just happened because there was so much love for it. We've been having fun every step of the way and challenge each other (Deacon Burns) creatively. While I did have a road map, it's been a lot of fun to just go crazy and let it go where it goes. This film will do a lot of good. I truly believe that." Starring role Deacon Burns of Kounterclockwise wants the world to watch this film because "Kounterclockwise in Forever-Land is the first ever disabled hip hop inter-galactic animated hero that saves the day in a wheelchair! Now that's some gangsta s!@# right there". Jim and Deacon have never personally met but have worked together for a straight year, and through the magic of technology completed this masterpiece.
Kounterclockwise was born out of Cleveland Heights as an alternative punk-hop act over a decade ago. Lead, Deacon Burns is known for has worked with artists such as including DJ Swamp, Source, Yela Wolf plus many more. Kounterclockwise has also scored the music for full-length feature film; Love Rome by Carter B. Smith and their beats were featured on the television show "Skate Maps."__They have an album out named "Daylight Savings Time".__In 2007, as the group was courted by several indie & major labels; fate took a wrong turn when Deacon had a tragic accident - breaking 5 vertebrae, several ribs, collapsed both lungs and had a hairline neck fracture. He suffered a severe spinal cord injury that resulted in paralysis of both legs. As a true entertainer, Deacon decided that the show must go on no matter what. Their concerts have been labeled as "visual art" and now turned actor and moviemaker, they premiere their first film - Kounterclockwise in the Forever-land Movie. Jim & Deacon also produced the soundtrack for the movie, which includes 17 tracks.
The movie will be available March 11th on https://www.youtube.com/user/jimlujan. Additionally, there are plans to premiere the movie in Cleveland after this date. They are currently looking for distribution strategies for the movie.
For more information go to http://www.forever-land.com
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