Boxing Chicks Documentary
Boxing Chicks Documentary
Sit ringside with Terri "The Boss" Moss, Strawweight Champion in 2007, and the next inductee into the Women's Boxing Hall of Fame.
Sit ringside with Terri "The Boss" Moss, Strawweight Champion in 2007, and the next inductee into the Women's Boxing Hall of Fame. Read more
About this project
After two years of documenting world champion boxer Terri “The Boss” Moss and infiltrating women's boxing, we have completed all the production, gathered music for an amazing soundtrack and finalized the editing for our film Boxing Chicks. We just need you in our corner to get us to the end. And the end is all about getting the film out to you.
Now is the time to get this remarkable story out into the world. We need your backing to finish the project in style and get it distributed. We are asking you to be part of the Boxing Chicks fan club we joined a long time ago.
Why does this story matter?
Boxing Chicks is the story of Terri “The Boss” Moss, strawweight champion of the world and a trailblazer in women’s boxing. After reaching the absolute height of success for a boxer – a world championship belt, she is facing an even more difficult challenge. Terri wants to be a world famous trainer. She founded a gym, The Buckhead Fight Club to pursue her dream and help others follow theirs.
We love this story. Why women box, the backstory of women in the sport and the constant battle Terri wages to do anything people tell her she cannot do. She is a fighter in every way. She has spent her life achieving in a sport thought of as "men only". She has taken some hits in the past, but she always gets up before the count ends. She is one of a kind.
This isn't Million Dollar Baby. Terri and her fighters do it for themselves. Not the money, glory, or fame. Women who box prove to the world that they're warriors too.
So – as we mentioned above we need $30,000 to complete the film and send it off with a bang. In the modern world, after all, for a film to be successful, it’s not enough to have a great idea…you need a polished product and a solid plan to get it out there and share it with YOU. Your donations are going to a few key places.
Musicians have a hard enough time getting paid as it is. We need your help to give these amazing talents what they deserve. We promise you will love them as much as we do when you hear them in the film, or if you back high enough to get the download!
2. Sound Design
Boxing is a hard hitting sport. We need that big time cinematic sound that grabs you and puts you in the moment. Terri and her girls pack a punch, and, we want you to feel it.
3.Marketing & Distribution
This powerful film, that has only been loved by us so far, needs to spread its wings and fly. And flights are expensive these days. From the festival fees to the grassroots social media campaign we will be thrifty, but we need a little extra coin to take care of the social media guru and marketing/PR maven who will be leading this charge. We make movies after all. We need to call in the cavalry to let everyone in on the action and get a ringside seat to Terri’s world of women’s boxing.
We'll get surveys out to everyone who comes in at a backer level with a t-shirt to figure out your size, type, preferred color, the whole works. Until then, check 'em out! Original in-house artwork by our super talented designer!
Show your support for women's boxing in style!
As a music supervisor, Fr3deR1cK has a real knack for finding talented musicians, songwriters, composers, producers and singers that elevate a project and literally make it sing.
Boxing Chicks is no exception and features a huge range of talented artists from across the country.
Las Vegas producer/hip hop artist No Clue and pop diva sensation Manika collaborated to create our theme song "The Big Boss."
Belle Rousse is a singer-songwriter from the South, with a captivating style rooted in Americana. Her song "IDKU" graces our film.
Things That Crawl contributed "Red" to the soundtrack. The Nashville based band, discovered by Robert Plant, is taking the city by storm. Who knows where they'll be next?
ESEMAE is the current project that stems from the creative mind of Sarah Agajanian a San Diego native that currently lives in Los Angeles. Sarah has been playing around Los Angeles since 2009 and she continues to evolve into this current place and time. Having already release a single and a two music videos, she is in the process of recording fresh new material and collaborating with some of California's well regarded artists.
There are so many more talented artists, rounding out an incredibly diverse album.
- World renowned LA DJ unieQ
- Singer-songwriter Julie Gribble
- Singer-songwriter Esemae
- Charleston based jazz phenom Charlton Singleton
- Nashville based band Pony Club
- West African hand drummer Curtis Byrd
- Composer Gavin Ross
- Electric mandolin musician Scarlett Darren
- Soulful DJ Salah Ananse
- Genius spinner DJ Swivel aka Ceasar Ramirez
- Beats by Kryztofer
- Nashville Country, Blues and Folk Artist Kurt Ozan
Meet Director fR3deR1ck Taylor:
I'm a Southside Chicago native with a passion for documenting amazing stories. I’ve been around the world, telling the stories about people and the challenges they face. I love the idea of inspiring audiences through true stories of people doing extraordinary things. I endeavor to make films that ask thought provoking questions, teach us something and entertain us in the process.
Three years ago, I fell in love with the world of women's boxing, and the drive that these women have, not just to fight, but to spit in the face of a world that tells them not to box. Anyone who has been put down for wanting to excel and be who they are can relate to this story. That’s what drives me to bring this untold bout to the screen.
Meet Executive Producer, Ellen Barnard:
I’ve been working with Fr3der1ck for many years now at Tomorrow Pictures, and share his passion for bringing real, unique stories to documentary audiences. My first foray into documentary was a project about Civil Rights in the South that garnered a Peabody Award. Since then, I have been fortunate to be a part of Fr3deR1cK’s many award-winning documentary projects. My educational background as a social and cultural historian has served us well in our journey as documentary filmmakers. But really, I think getting a glimpse into universes that we don’t understand and finding out that we can relate to them in some way – often in an unexpected way, enriches us. And the contacts, resources and friends in the business that we have built relationships with over the years mean that we have super talented professionals on board to help us finish Boxing Chicks in way that does justice to the exceptional content.
Risks and challenges
The biggest risk in any film is that no one sees it. We call that tragedy. There is no chance of that happening here. This film will get finished. Terri has no quit in her and neither do we.
We are not looking to get rich with this project. We want to make sure the story reaches as many people as possible. We've had great responses to screenings both private and at festivals. It's made us hopeful the film can go far.
There's festival season on the horizon – we have a great plan of action that has built in back up plans to get the film to programmers at festivals big and small. We will also be presenting the film to international distributors who have expressed interest in repping the film – but only once it is completed. And we feel confident that there is a global audience for this film at educational institutions, organizations and boxing associations. Terri goes all over the world speaking to groups, doing demos – and that will be a part of getting the film in front of people, creating buzz and continuing the conversation about women in sports.
We hope you will jump in the ring for the last round with us – become part of the Boxing Chicks Fan Club and part of the indie film scene. Thanks!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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