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By Kristina Michelle
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About

About the Film: Paleontologist Bridget Drake (Kristina Michelle) is devoted to her work. In her search to find a new dinosaur species, she uncovers something nobody knew existed... the remains of a dragon.

The Mother of All Dragons
The Mother of All Dragons

But this isn't just any Dragon - this was the Mother of All Dragons. With the remains, she finds a crystallized heart - the spirit of the dragon herself - and is visited by the dragon.

Bridget and the Dragon
Bridget and the Dragon

Bridget is transformed into Lady Dragon, and her mission is to put a stop to the evils in this world.

Lady Dragon
Lady Dragon

In her search for Evil, Lady Dragon uncovers the biggest source: Poppa Joe (Vernard Adams), a powerful Voodoo Priest; his army of the un-dead; and his princess Pandora (Annette Lawless).

Poppa Joe and Pandora
Poppa Joe and Pandora
Poppa Joe and his Henchmen
Poppa Joe and his Henchmen

Lady Dragon must put this evil to rest, while keeping the truth about who she really is a secret. 

What We Need: We are raising funds for the basic needs of the production. We need at least $7,000. We'd like to pay our main actors and key crew members. There's also the cost of feeding everyone on set, gas expenses to the locations, etc. We're doing all of this in a limited budget, but with enough pledges on Kickstarter, we can make this project a reality.


What happens if we don't get our funding?: 
If we don't reach our set goal on Kickstarter, we won't have all of the necessary funds needed to make this film. That doesn't mean we'll never shoot it. However, our key people that require money to work on such a project, they won't work on it. The project will be shelved until we can meet our funding through other means.

Lady Dragon and Pandora square off.
Lady Dragon and Pandora square off.


"What Do I Get For Pledging?": 
If you decide to pledge to our project - THANK YOU! Not only will you receive the perks listed there on the right, but we will make it our goal to keep everyone as involved as possible. This means regular updates and more. This will be a very fun project, for all of those who choose to be a part of it. We feel there is something in the film/story to be enjoyed by almost anyone. And if that's you, thank you, we couldn't do it without people like you.

Our Goals for the Film: With Lady Dragon, we aren't just stopping with the short film. Of course, the short film will be sent out to festivals. But from there, all of our storyboard art will be expanded and turned into a limited-edition Lady Dragon comic book. Those two things will be paired up and used to promote the story, and we'll use them to find investors for our Lady Dragon feature. Our Kickstarter backers can also receive updates on these projects.

Who We Are

Ray Szuch, Executive Producer / Co-Creator / Stunt Coordinator

Ray Szuch is a three-time Emmy-winning producer and stunt coordinator for the CBS/NBC show Crime Stoppers: Case Files. He is also a Grand Master in both Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido. He has worked in the industry since the 1970s, from local independent films and commercials to Hollywood ventures, as a producer, stunt coordinator, acting coach, casting director and more.

Kristina Michelle, Producer / Co-Creator / Lady Dragon

Kristina Michelle is an award-winning actress who has been working in film and television for the past 8 years. She also works as a producer, host, writer and stuntwoman, trained in Tae Kwon Do. She will be working on the production team, as well playing the title character.

Rick Colon, Lead Artist / Animator

Rick Colon has decades of drawing and illustration experience. He possesses the ability to draw from both reference materials and his own imagination. He will be the lead storyboard artist, as well as animator for the dream sequence with Bridget and the Dragon.

Vernard Adams, Poppa Joe

Vernard Adams is an award-winning actor and lover of all things movie-related. He has worked on several independent films and hosts "The Big Review" on The Reel TV Network. He will be playing Poppa Joe in the film.

Annette Lawless, Pandora

Annette Lawless has been acting for the last year. In that time, she has worked on 13 films. The role of Pandora is her first co-starring role to date, but it surely won't be her last.

GD Effects, Special Effects Makeup Team

GD Effects was started in summer '11. After working on a few indie horror flicks, artists Daniel Blain Click and Greg Lanning paired up with Jim Danko and Tony Sperry of No Tolerance Productions. They'll be doing the SFX makeup on the film, including the zombies and the actors' unique body art.

Zach Shildwachter, Prosthetic/Mechanical Artist

Zach Shildwachter is an artist and filmmaker. He has worked on a variety of series and movies in both the Art Dept. and Production, from TV shows like LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT, to films such as Glenn McQuaid’s I SELL THE DEAD to John Cameron Mitchell’s RABBIT HOLE and more. He will be working on the film as the prosthetic and mechanical artist.

Ramin Bidar, Film Scorer

Ramin Bidar is a music producer, DJ, Audio Engineer, Film Scorer, Guitarist and Orchestrator born and raised in Dubai, U.A.E. His career started officially in 2009 as the music producer for the program Persian Wave on Dubai EYE 103.8 radio station. He will be the film scorer for Lady Dragon.

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