A short film about living with depression and the effects it can have on the lives of the people, those around them.
Have you ever wondered what it's like to live in a dream?
Sometimes the things we think are helping us are actually hurting us. Follow along as we explore how the things we do to escape, sometimes trap us.
Meet Carly, a young girl with a beautiful life ahead of her.... as long as she can escape the cloud that has become her life.
This Film will also incorporate dance, which will be choreographed by some of the students in the California State University Long Beach, Graduate Dance program.
The Goal (how we'll use the money)
We are done with pre-production and have worked out numerous deals to produce this film on a very tight budget. The money we raise will be used as follows:
- Deeply discounted rental of the Sony Epic Red Cam.
- Extra hands on set
- Food for these lovely people below.
- Any additional funds will be used in submitting the film in festivals across the country.
The Crew (who will be on camera and behind it)
Chris Brown: Director of Photography
Pictured in the middle with our production consultant Jeff Helton. (photo by Marsha Feinberg)
Chris Brown cinematographer and editor, is from Dayton OH, and graduated with a degree in film from Wright University. He is credited as the DP on over 20 titles and is working on the upcoming Feature "Ask Me No Questions." His favorite quote is, "I'm a filmmaker. I believe that with audio plus video I can say more that I can with words..."
Johnna Wickstrom: Choreographer
(photo by Rachel Hancock)
Johnna Wickstrom, currently a second-year M.F.A. candidate at California State University Long Beach, was born in Oklahoma where she found a love of dance at an early age. After receiving her B.A. at Emory University in Atlanta, GA with a double-major in dance and Russian language and culture, she went on to perform with David Neumann, StaibDance, Ground Delivery and other regional and national artists.
Mary Fegreus: Carly
Playing our lead role of Carly, Mary Fegreus is a transplant to Los Angeles via Boston. Her work can be seen on the TV shows "Hung", "Body of Proof" as well as several feature films and shorts.
Allison Williams: Susan
A graduate from University of California Irvine, Allison is a self proclaimed theatre nerd, whose work can be seen in commercials and the TV series "The Omegas."
Jason Weary: Daryl
(photo by Leah Perry)
Jason Weary was born and raised in Memphis, TN where he graduated with a BFA in Theatre from University of Memphis. After a stint as a host on Ion's "411 the show" in Atlanta, he moved to Los Angeles. He can be seen in the feature films "Six Days in the Life of Mims" and the upcoming feature "Ask Me No Questions."
The not so fine print...
Kickstarter projects will not be funded unless the entire goal is reached, so feel free to share this with anybody you would like.
All rewards will be given out in the most timely matter as possible, make sure we have the most updated email address so we can contact you.
The DVD will be sent out after the first festival showing of the project.
Thank you for taking the time to visit our project page.
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
pledged of $700 goal
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Apr 9, 2012 - May 9, 2012 (30 days)
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A special thanks credit in the film.Estimated delivery: Jun 2012
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A special thanks credit in the film as well as a signed copy of the film from the cast and crew.Estimated delivery: Jun 2012
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All the above rewards plus an Associate Producer Credit in the Film.Estimated delivery: Jun 2012
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All before mentioned rewards, a Producer credit, two tickets to the opening screening of the film (you will be responsible for getting to LA) and a personal phone call from the director to thank you for your support.Estimated delivery: Jun 2012