A short film loosely inspired by French New-Wave films. The story follows Sophia, a melancholy young lady looking for happiness.
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"Jeune Fille" is inspired by French New-Wave films, and follows Sophia, a melancholy young lady working as a costume designer at a local theater. When unforeseen events transpire, Sophia begins to question the decisions of her past that have led her to this lonely place.
"What is French New-Wave?" you may ask. Well, "The New Wave" was a term used by critics to describe a film movement in France durning the late 50s and 60s. This was a groundbreaking time for cinema, pioneered by brave and innovative filmmakers such as François Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard. Many techniques developed during this time are still used in film today.
Although we were inspired by these masters of cinema, New Wave isn't the only inspiration for this passion project. "Jeune Fille" is also a very personal film. It's an expression of feelings and emotions that anyone can relate to. That's why we are now asking for your help.
WHAT WILL YOUR PLEDGE GO TOWARD?
A picture is worth a thousand words, so it only makes since that in film, every image is an important part of the storytelling. It's all about the details. Costuming, make-up, set design, lighting--it all works together to make every shot memorable. Each character is defined by the way they dress, while the set design creates the illusion that every environment is lived in by those characters. It's these subtle details that make a film beautiful, that make it stand out.
We have already funded some of this project on our own, but we need additional funds to create the subtle details that will make "Jeune Fille" look exceptional and festival-worthy. We can do this with your generous support.
WHAT IF WE RAISE MORE THAN WE ASK?
Once our film is finished, the next step is to submit it to film festivals. Being accepted in festivals is the best way for a short film like ours to be seen. It can also be a great source of prestige and exposure for all the talent involved.
If you don't already know, it can be quite expensive to submit to film festivals. When independent filmmakers like ourselves are spending every dime and dollar making the film, it can be difficult to get the finished product shown. So any extra money we receive will go directly to our film festival fund. It's as simple as that.
This project is being produced through Advent Creative, a brand-new production company in Denver, CO. We are a group of passionate filmmakers dedicated to creating professional, expressive, unique and innovative films and videos.
In addition to our production team, we'll be bringing on an exceptional cast and crew. Every one of these talented individuals is dedicated to making this project the best that it can be.
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
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Jun 12, 2012 - Jul 3, 2012
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Thank you! For your donation, you will have our undying gratitude! Your name will be celebrated in our hearts forever, and we will raise a toast to you at our next production meeting.Estimated delivery: Jul 2012
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Ever wanted your name to appear on the big screen? For your $10 gift, your name will be seen under the "Supporters" credit. Thank you so much! We couldn't have done it without you.Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
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Do you like music? Of course you do! In addition to all of the above, you will also receive a Digital Download of the "Jeune Fille" Soundtrack EP, composed by Jeff McQuilkin! Enjoy!Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
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Awesome! Your pledge is going to go a long way for us! In addition to all of the above, we'll give you a copy of the Special Edition "Jeune Fille" DVD, autographed by the director himself.Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
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Wow! This really means a lot to us. Well, of course you'll get all of the above, PLUS you'll receive an official printed copy of the screenplay--and yes, it will be autographed by the writer/director.Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
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For this amount, you'll receive all of the above PLUS a signed special edition "Jeune Fille" poster that you can hang on your wall! And because you're so awesome, we'll include your name in the credits under "Special Thanks"!Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
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Unbelievable! You're obviously a great person. We want you to be our guests at the private premiere of "Jeune Fille". That includes four tickets, and of course all the rewards above. We'll see you there! (Travel expenses not included)Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
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Congratulations, you've just been made an Associate Producer. That's not just a title--it's the real thing. In addition to all of the above, your name will be listed on IMDB.com; you'll also receive a special "Jeune Fille" T-shirt, and a visit to the set during shooting. (Travel expenses not included)Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
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You're the best! You'll get all of the above, plus six tickets to the private premiere. In addition, we'll include an autographed photo of the stars of "Jeune Fille". Better hold on to that--these people might be famous someday.Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
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We're speechless. Thank you, this means the world to us. You'll get all of the above AND an exclusive photo book including beautiful still shots from the set--a great keepsake! And one more thing: the director called. He wants to take you out to dinner. (Travel expenses not included.)Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
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Welcome to the team! You are now an Executive Producer of "Jeune Fille." Feels good doesn't it? This is the whole package: all of the above, plus the credit, the prestige, open access to the set... and the best part: your very own producer chair. You can now sit behind the scenes and watch as the magic happens. Yes, your name will be printed on the back, and the chair is yours to keep. You can also invite up to ten people to the premiere.Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
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You are a saint. A living legend! If we could build a statue in your honor, we would. Unfortunately, we don't know the first thing about statues... but we could throw you a pretty awesome party. You'll get ALL of the above, AND we'll have a private party in your honor. We'll spend the evening having fun, while celebrating how awesome you are. There really is no way to thank you enough, but we'll definitely try.Estimated delivery: Oct 2012