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A short film about a group of homeless people and the contesting ideals of their new leader and a wise old man. Read more

Roswell, GA Film & Video
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A short film about a group of homeless people and the contesting ideals of their new leader and a wise old man.

Roswell, GA Film & Video
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About this project

  Hi, I'm Robert McKenzie, and this is the Kickstarter page for my newest short film, LEADER.

Synopsis:

  A group of homeless people lives together at the local park. One day, a newcomer, Adlin, decides that he wants to make a change for the better for these people. His charisma wins him the support of every man in the group. A wise old man only known to the group as "Bench", however, decides that he is content with his way of life. Throughout the rest of the story we see a growing struggle between Bench and Adlin as Adlin's plan goes into effect within the group- instilling hope within the men but ultimately doing nothing but harm. The true question is, is hope all that the men needed in the first place?

This is based on a true (yet unrelated) story that is very important to me, and I believe that I can tell it in a way that everyone will understand.

What you're funding:

  As mentioned in the video above, I will use this money to buy a camera, lights, power sources (There is no electricity at the location), camera equipment, and a license to film in the area. 

Click on the "Updates" tab for a photo album of the location!

Risks and challenges

In the foreseeable future there are only a few things that could slow down the production of this film. None of them, I assure you, are enough to cancel production. The first is that I am working to get actors to fill the positions in the film, and that may take longer than expected. I plan to start filming as soon as I have all the positions filled. The second is that, of course, I am still in high school. This means that filming can only be done on the weekends. I pledge to spend any available time during the week to get any editing, planning and script blocking necessary to help with a smooth production and completion of the film.

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    All of the above, and the DVD will include a special bonus short.

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    All of the above, and the two main actors and I will personally sign your DVD with a thank you!

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    All of the above, and you and four people of your choice will be invited to the premiere! (You may need to live in Georgia for this one)

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    If you own a business or anything that needs advertising, I will produce, film, and edit an ad or promotional video for you.

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    Wow, thanks! You funded one-tenth of the project! You will receive all of the above, be listed as a producer in the credits, and receive IMDB (Internet Movie Database) credit. Also, I will stand up before the premiere and personally thank you for your contribution.

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    All of the above, and I will create a five to ten minute short film about whatever you want, then put it on your DVD.

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Funding period

- (25 days)