A coming of age comedy-drama feature length film.
About the film:
Funhouse Films and Dark Ronin Films are in the process of building a talented and well-seasoned team of producers, production crew and actors from NYC, DC, Baltimore, Virginia, and Pennsylvania for a new original comedy/drama film called The Summer Before to start production in May 2012. Principal production for "The Summer Before" will take place in the Baltimore metropolitan area.
It is the last summer before college and two best friends, Adam and Jared, are out of luck. All of their efforts towards a summer job have not been fruitful. Their hope seems to be the summer camp they spent most of their childhood, Camp Deer Song. Through both triumphs and heartbreaks, this final free summer will test not only their friendship, but also their outlook on life itself.
Why You Should be Involved
The Summer Before hopes to use a style mixing both comedy and drama in order to convey a realistic story that has meaning for its audience. For both experienced actors and new, young up and comers in the film industry, The Summer Before will offer the opportunity for a cast of promising, young actors, in addition to more seasoned professionals, to shine in a variety of strong leading and supporting roles. Contributors to the film's production will be able to be instrumental in bringing this both entertaining, inspiring, and meaningful story to the big screen. We are determined, prepared and ready to make The Summer Before more than just another Indie Film. It will be one that leaves its mark, launches a few careers, hopefully wins lots of awards, and gets major distribution.
How we will use your support:
We need your help to make this film a reality. We are hoping to make this film as economical as possible, and due to on location filming and support from the artistic community, we are hoping to raise a minimum of 2,000 to get principal production started this coming May. In addition to the Kickstarter campaign, we will be working with outside investors, contributors, corporate sponsors, etc. to raise additional funds to make The Summer Before as excellent a film as possible, but we definitely need your help to guarantee our success. Now, how will your contributions used to produce The Summer Before? Well, your contribution will cover our equipment rental cost, crew, hiring a talent cast of actors, travel costs, festival entry fees. Every cent will go towards making the film the best it can be. We want to make sure we show our appreciation for your generosity by rewarding you with lots of THANK YOUs, DVDs Blu Rays, Posters, credits in the film, etc. Help us tell this story and show that meaningful independent film is possible.
Other Ways You Can Help
Tell all your friends, family, co-workers, people you like, people you don't like, any of your friends on Facebook or any other social network, or anyone else you can possibly think of, to contribute to the "The Summer Before" project. Also, we need talented actors, crew members, location scouts, and other talented individuals to help with filming as well as pre/post production, etc. So any help that you can give, we will try to find a way to utilize your time, talents and efforts.
Any questions can be directed to TheSummerBeforeFilm@gmail.com
Thanks so much for your support
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