Say It Like It Is is a feature film in-the-making about when old friendships are tried by new relationships, money, and love.
About this project
Welcome to the Say It Like It Is page!
Say It Like It Is is a film created by Maria McIndoo, a recent graduate of the University of St. Andrews school of film who recently moved back to New York to get her career as an independent filmmaker underway.
Say It Like It Is is one of those films that brings an analysis on life to light that many think but rarely speak of. As the title describes, the film’s protagonist Dylan attempts to digest a series of unwelcome changes with a bluntness that can be affective in her writing but is difficult to mirror in her relationships.
Say It Like It Is is a faltering coming of age film of sorts. Chronicling the abrupt and brief homecoming of Dylan, a 20-something year old who refuses to be jaded by idealism, Say It Like It Is tells the story of inevitable and universal change. Throughout the course of the film, Dylan finds herself navigating through her friend's decisions about life and an idealistic future while attempting to define and understand her own.
The script is written. The cast is chosen. The crew has been contracted.
But here’s the thing: it’s YOUR support that is going to bring this movie to life. Currently in its pre-production stages, Say It Like It Is needs funding to leap off the pages of the script and onto the screen.
But what does that mean?
We will be shooting Say It Like It Is in the summer of 2012. Our fundraising goal is a modest $3,500 to solely cover the cost of equipment and overhead. The rest of the film’s costs will be bore by its creators. No one working on this film is being paid, so we need your support to defray costs.
Plain and simple, to get this movie made.
This is a story and an idea that has yet to be explored in film, and with your support we can see this come to fruition if we reach our monetary goal of $3,500.
What initially started as a humble idea for a short film has grown over time to a full-length feature. All the necessary cast and crew is attached and committed to the project (all we need now is to raise this $3,500!).We are currently in pre-production and will begin shooting THIS SUMMER (2012)!
Through updates and emails you’ll be given an inside look into the making of our movie. We’ll also keep you informed as we try to get the movie screened around the world through film festivals, private and public screenings, or any other way we can get our movie to an audience.
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pledged of $3,500 goal
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Jun 12, 2012 - Jul 12, 2012 (30 days)
Pledge $10 or more
A thank you tweet from the SayItLikeItIs (@SILII_MOVIE) twitter, and a HUGE hug next time we see you!Estimated delivery: Aug 2012
Pledge $20 or more
SUPPORTER LEVEL: Listing in the sponsor newsletter and program guide at the premiere, plus a thank you Tweet from the SayItLikeItIs (@SILII_MOVIE) Twitter, and a HUGE hug next time we see you!Estimated delivery: Aug 2012
Pledge $50 or more
3 backers Limited (47 of 50 left)
MEMBER LEVEL: Listing in the sponsor newsletter and program guide at the premiere, a thank-you e-postcard, and a sneak peek clip of the film during post-production. PLUS a thank you Tweet from the SayItLikeItIs (@SILII_MOVIE) Twitter, and a HUGE hug next time we see you!Estimated delivery: Aug 2012
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2 backers Limited (18 of 20 left)
SILVER SPONSOR: All of the above AND a "Special Thanks" credit in the end titles of the film.Estimated delivery: Nov 2012
Pledge $200 or more
2 backers Limited (8 of 10 left)
GOLD SPONSOR: All of the above, a digital download of stills taken on set during production, and a personalized "Thank You" video from the cast of the movie!Estimated delivery: Nov 2012
Pledge $500 or more
0 backers Limited (5 of 5 left)
DIAMOND SPONSOR: All of the above PLUS you will receive an Associate Producer credit, a one-day visit to the set and an invitation to the wrap party. (Travel and transportation not included to either event).Estimated delivery: Dec 2012
Pledge $1,500 or more
0 backers Limited (1 of 1 left)
CHAMPION LEVEL: Thank you for supporting independent filmmakers and actors. They need support from donors like you! You will receive all of the above, an invitation to the wrap party, AND 4 tickets to the New York screening! (Travel and transportation not included to any event).Estimated delivery: Jan 2013