A Web Series inspired by the Multiple Award winning Short-Room 32. Every episode is based on a virtue.
To bring great stories to life one episode at a time. Basing the subject matter on virtues and shooting in one room - Room 32. Please help us expand from the successful short Room 32 to Room 32 the Web Series.
Room 32 debuts to critical acclaim and won multiple awards, including the Cinequest Maverick Filmmaker Award, Imaginite Award and Yardfest's Best of Best Award.
Our main goal is to raise $4000 per episode. All of the funds collected will go to filming the episodes for our first season- Starting with Suite 32 (see below).
With your help, even one dollar- you can be part of the Hitchcock meets Twilight Zone Anthology Series Room 32. THANK YOU. Please help us spread the word.
The following are the titles and main themes for each episode we are planning for to shoot this season:
- POD 32: (Theme: Passion is Power)
- SUITE 32: (Theme: Pride)
- DEATH ROW, CELL # 32: (Theme: Lust)
- BUNGALOW 32: (Theme: Vanity)
- THE 32ND STATE OF THE UNION: 1836. (Theme: Envy)
- FLIGHT 32: (Theme: Violence)
- HOSPITAL ROOM 32: (Theme: Greed)
Some of the Talent that will work in this series:
Thank you Ken Reynolds, Tim Beal and Susan Johnston Casting for the above.
Creator/Co-Producer Susan Johnston (produced Room 32, Marvel Graphic Novel Prey: Origin of the Species & Dreams Awake Susan continues to judge for Machinima, New Media Institute & Daytime Emmys as well as speak globally on New Media, Social Media and Incremental Monetization in the Digital Space. In addition, Susan founded the critically acclaimed New Media Film Festival in 2010.
Writer/ Xaque Gruber. GXaque’s short story "Hand Jobs" won an award at Sundance's Slamdance in 2011. Xaque's first TV writing credit came with
reuniting the cast of his favorite 80s soap “Dynasty” for the 2006 CBS
special “Dynasty Reunion: Catfights & Caviar.” Since then, he’s
written “The Scream Awards (Spike),” “The World Music Awards
(ABC),” “The Producer’s Guild of America Awards,” and Ryan
Seacrest’s questions to the stars on E!’s “Live From The Red Carpet”
Golden Globe, Grammy, and Academy Award specials.
His co-written screenplay, “The Burning Blue,” the true story of a
Vietnam War widow, is in pre-production. For this project, Sharon
Stone is attached to star. Another recent feature he co-wrote,
“Broken Roads,” is nearing release, and stars Oscar nominee, Sally
Kirkland. His first film, a documentary about a troubled cabaret
singer, “Laurel Casey: The Hurting Truth,” was a hit on the U.S.
Director/ Carl Hansen is an award - winning filmmaker and freelance producer originally from Beverly, Massachusetts, who has been involved with many successful television and web series in various capacities. Carl recently directed the Mark Cuban episode for the Emmy Nominated Shark Tanks which aris on ABC on Friday Nights. In Addition Carl has directed many short films which have won best director and top ten film awards in Los Angeles.
For continuing episodes, we would like to be able to invite the tcrew back from the multiple award winning short Room 32 for various episodes. Cinematographer and Academy Award-nominee Dan Stoloff, David Barkley (Charming Billy, The Retreat) created the original score on Room 32 to name a few
- Winner: Maverick Filmmaker Award - Cinequest
- Winner: Imaginite Award-to filmmakers who make films that ignite the mind.
- Winner: Best of the Best Award (Yardfest)
- Nominated for Best Actor Award (Method Fest)
- Spiderman 3 requested Room 32 to use as inspiration for their production design team.
BROADCAST AND THEATRICAL SCREENINGS:
- Arclight Cinemas LA -New Filmmakers Series
- Telemundo (The M2 Show)
- Comedy Central
- “Shortalk” (half-hour cable program showcasing new directors)
- The Laemmle Theatre (Beverly Hills/Los Angeles)
- AMC 14 Theatre (Media City/Burbank)
- Anthology Film Archives (New York City)
- The Falcon Club (Hollywood)
- PMPCO (interview on international radio program)
- Mind Ignite Series (International)
- MethodFest (nominated for Best Actor Award)
- Boston Underground Film Festival
- Northampton Film Festival
- Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival
- Yardfest (“Best of the Best” Award)
- Toronto Italian Film Festival
- F4 Film Festival
- NewFilmmakers Series-Anthology Film Archives-NY
- Chimizal Film Festival
- Sex on Screen Film Festival (Seattle)
- The Valley Film Festival
- Reel Night (Film Artists Network)
- Nosotros Film Festival
- Anthology Film Archives NY – New Filmmakers Series
- St. Pelagia Film Festival
- Nalip short film night 2004 CA
We are looking for amazing people like YOU that are looking for a new kind of entertainment, inspired by the great Alfred Hitchcock, and the popular TV Show The Twilight Zone. Please help us spread the word, and contribute on making this new webseries happen!!!
Please check back on this page, for exclusive updates regarding the Production process of Room 32 the Web Series.
Please check back for NEW Rewards. We would be adding NEW Rewards frequently.
Pledge $3000 for an Executive Producer credit and get YOUR OWN TITLE CARD, and LISTING IN THE ONLINE MOVIE DATABASE IMDB.COM. PLUS signed postcard and this poster signed.
Pledge $5000: Receive a walk on role & get an invite to a Private Red Carpet Screening & dinner with the multiple award winning team at the VIP Member Only House of Blues Foundation Room in Los Angeles (Not including travel or accommodations) Executive Producer Front End title card for our 4th Episode, you will get to choose from a list of themes for our 4th episode!!!!!
PLEASE PLEDGE. PLEASE SHARE. FOR AS LITTLE AS $1. YOU CAN HAVE A SHOUT OUT ON OUR SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS. THANKS.
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Our biggest challenge in developing this web series is finding the right
cast, and crew for each of our episodes. With all the great talent in Los Angeles, and New York, it's going to take time, and money to hire a team that will take our vision to life. In order to make this work, we need the best cast to take on this journey.
Another difficulty that comes to mind is having the funding in place for hard costs from Pre to Post Production. Items include Locations, Talent, Camera, Lighting, Sound, Electric, Production Design, Hair/Makeup, Wardrobe, Music, Insurance, Food and more. We have filed our paperwork to be a SAG New Media contract and are excited to bring these fabulous stories to life with your help.
We need your help to collect $4000 per episode, and finally begin shooting this Hitchcock meets The Twilight Zone web series from the Creator of Room 32 short. Every contribution helps, and please help us spread the word.
As soon as we meet our pledge, we will ship your rewards (& mention your name in our social media networks), and will update you where we are in this project.
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
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Funding Unsuccessful This project reached the deadline without achieving its funding goal on November 12, 2012.
Oct 27, 2012 - Nov 12, 2012 (16 days)
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Special thanks on our Facebook and Twitter page. Get a shout out about you, your company, your pet, your loved one over our social media platforms. Like our Facebook page: New Media Film Festival, and Susan Johnston Casting AND Follow us on Twitter: @NewMediaFF and @JohnstonSusanEstimated delivery: Nov 2012
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Receive a card stock copy of 8 black and white photos from the set of the short Room 32. Also, a social network shout-outEstimated delivery: Dec 2012Add $5 to ship outside the US
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Color postcard size picture of the door with the numbers 32 on it. This will be signed by the Series Creator and Lead Actress/Producer of Room 32: Susan JohnstonEstimated delivery: Nov 2012Add $5 to ship outside the US
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Special signed 8.5 x 11 color poster, and a special "Thank You" note from the Series Creator and Lead actress/producer of Room 32: Susan Johnston.Estimated delivery: Nov 2012Ships within the US only
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A copy of the original script, and signed poster, signed postcard and shout out on our social media platforms.Estimated delivery: Nov 2012Ships within the US only
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Receive the actual shirt that the lead male actor, Dominic Comperatore wore in the Award Winning Short Film, Room 32Estimated delivery: Nov 2012Add $5 to ship outside the US
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Have you ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes? If so, spend the day on the set with all of us, and experience what is like to work behind the scenes.Estimated delivery: Dec 2012
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Associate Producer credit and get YOUR OWN TITLE CARD, and LISTING IN THE ONLINE MOVIE DATABASE IMDB.COM. PLUS a mention in our social media networks.Estimated delivery: Dec 2012
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Executive Producer credit and get YOUR OWN TITLE CARD, and LISTING IN THE ONLINE MOVIE DATABASE IMDB.COM. PLUS signed postcard, signed poster.Estimated delivery: Dec 2012Add $5 to ship outside the US
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Receive a walk on role, invite to a Private Red Carpet Screening and dinner at the VIP Members Only House of Blues Foundation Room in Los Angeles with the multiple award winning filmmakers.(not including travel or accommodations) Executive Producer Front End title card for our 4th Episode, you will get to choose from a list of themes for our 4th episode!!!!!Estimated delivery: Mar 2013Add $5 to ship outside the US