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Drew Sheridan is an ex-marine who is diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, he turns to underground cage fighting to pay the bills. Read more

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This project was successfully funded on January 5, 2014.

Drew Sheridan is an ex-marine who is diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, he turns to underground cage fighting to pay the bills.

Savannah, GA Shorts
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At the heart of this film is a love story. It ask's the question of, just how far you would go for the one you love. 

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What is By My Hand?

By My Hand is a short narrative film currently in development at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Production is set for the months of January and February of 2014.  

This project is a fictional narrative film.

The film is about the character DREW SHERIDAN. Who is he?

Drew is an  Ex-Marine, who was honorably discharged from the Marine Corps after being diagnosed with brain cancer. The tumor in Drew is slowly eating him away from the inside. Eroding what little sanity he has left.  
Above all, Drew loves his wife, Lilly. She is the reason he lives. The force that drives his every move.  But without proper insurance the young couple are struggling to pay their bills. They are running out of time. 

So Drew utilizes the unique skills he picked up in the Marines to remedy his situation. He turns to underground boxing as a solution. It's his means to an end. Drew Sheridan is a fictional character.

Luke Gulbranson, a NY based actor will be playing the role of Drew Sheridan
Luke Gulbranson, a NY based actor will be playing the role of Drew Sheridan

So who's on the team?

We have put together a crack team of extremely talented individuals, who have dedicated their lives to the art of Film Making. They are seasoned student filmmakers who are eager and excited to come together and perfect our craft. We have had the honor of working with this team from the beginning and watching all of our skills grow as a cohesive group. This is our biggest project yet, and we have set our expectations very high.

Christian (Director) and Tucker (DoP) shooting a scene for another film, "The Last of Us"
Christian (Director) and Tucker (DoP) shooting a scene for another film, "The Last of Us"

So why do we need your help?

It costs a lot to make a film. There is a direct relationship between what's on the screen and what's in the budget. We are extremely ambitious and organized, but we can't put what's in our heads onto the screen without some support.

  • Production Design - We have an extremely talented production design team working with us on this project. We are going to build most of our sets in a vacant warehouse. But we need funds to buy the lumber, windows, and rent the space to build.
  • Catering - There is a large team behind this film and we will be working long and hard to make it come to life. We need to keep everyone well fed so they stay happy and the work is the best we can all do.
  • Cast - Most of the cast of the film is located here in Savannah. But our lead character, Drew Sheridan, will be flown in from New York. Transportation and lodging aren't too expensive, but it's another item on the budget we need to account for.
  • Equipment - Our school provides most of the expensive equipment we will need to shoot this film. But there are a few items they don't have and we need to rent. Some of the films most pivotal moments occur underwater, so we'll be renting underwater lights and a camera housing.
A rendering of one of the films' most pivotal scenes, donate to see it come to life!
A rendering of one of the films' most pivotal scenes, donate to see it come to life!

When can I see the finished product?

If you donate, you can see it as soon as we are done with the final and polished cut! After we complete the post-production process we are then going to send the film out to festivals around the world. This is going to be a beautiful film that tells a true and honest story. We want as many people as possible to be able to see it and celebrate it with us.

Risks and challenges

When creating a film, there are always risks and challenges involved. We are confident in our abilities and organizational skills; so what when a problem does arise we will be ready to face any and all challenges that come our way. This project is the culmination of our training at the Savannah College of Art and Design. It will be our calling card. A piece that shows off our collective skills and the talents we possess as filmmakers.

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