We are shooting a 24 minute short film inspired by the moral simplicity and authoritative certainty of our paren- I mean, mid-century educational films.
My name is Kirk Dilley and I have brilliant, talented, and good-looking friends who are helping me make this movie.
This story is about GUS, a work-a-day office everyman, who has recently become fixated with finding his "dream girl", an ever-changing, but persistent presence in his dreams of late.
We will be shooting 1920x1080p and in color.
We already own most of the expensive equipment we need to shoot this movie. We will be using Canon DSLR cameras (7D mostly), using offline Tascam audio recorders and Rode mics, and have a set of soft boxes and LEDs for lighting.
We are are asking for your help in order to pay our SAG actors (listed below), the care and keeping of our small crew, location rentals, set design/props, traveling expenses, and catering.
WEB IMDB Caroline Macey was born and raised in Lakeland, Florida where she
discovered her life-long passion for acting through the Pied Piper
Player's community theatre at the age of 12 taking on her first acting
challenge as a singing owl in the chorus of "Hansel & Gretel". She
attended the Lois Cowles Performing Arts Center, and attended at
Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio on a full musical theatre
scholarship. Having the opportunity to work with Wright State's film
students, she discovered her appreciation for the subtle medium of
film. Her most notable television credits include roles on "Party
Down", "Grey's Anatomy", and "Medium". She has starred with Danny
Trejo and George Katt in indie crime drama "Valley of Angels", and
played many supporting roles in indie films such as "Pickin' &
Grinnin" directed by Jon Gries, and "Weapons" (2007 Sundance
Selection) written and directed by Adam Bhala Lough. She is one of
the 4 gang girls (ala "Switchblade Sisters"-style) in the 3s & 7s
"Queens of the Stone Age" music video. She has recently appeared
alongside Paul Williams & Creed Bratton in the retro sci-fi musical
"The Ghastly Love of Johnny X" (2012 Cinequest premiere and Dances
with Films selection). She can currently be seen performing improv at
Improv Olympic West in Hollywood with THE CREEPS. Look out for her
starring heroine role in the tongue-in-cheek, horror film "Slumber
Party Slaughter" with Tom Sizemore, Ryan O'Neal, Robert Carradine, &
Rebekah Chaney rumored to be out Halloween 2012.
REEL IMDB CV Joe Willand is thrilled to be working with Kirk and Matt again. Their
first project "Anesidora" is one of his most beloved. Joe is a
transplant from Minnesota and has been acting in LA for over 6 years.
He has been fortunate enough to work on dozens of projects since landing
in early 06' and looks forward to that number becoming hundreds.
WEB BLOG IMDB Ted Fisher produced and
edited 32 episodes of the “Frugal Traveler” series for The New York
Times, winning the Webby Award in the Travel Category for Online Film
& Video in both 2008 and 2009.
He has also directed nine
short documentaries, with screenings at All Sports Los Angeles Film
Festival, Antimatter Underground Film Festival, Arizona
State University Art Museum Short Film and Video Festival, Artsfest
Film Festival, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Brooklyn Film &
Arts Festival, Coney Island Film Festival, Detroit Docs International
Film Festival, Dokufest International Documentary and Short Film
Festival, Downstream International Film Festival, Georgetown Independent
Film Festival, Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival,
Melbourne Underground Film Festival, NY Short Docs, Olympia Film
Festival, and the Rooftop Films Summer Series.
PAUL STEPHEN EDWARDS
VIMEO TUMBLR Paul Stephen Edwards is an amateur filmmaker who lives in the San
Gabriel Valley. He began creating super 8mm monster movie extravaganzas
at the age of 8. He has acted in films such as Solitaire and Reynard the Fox for Portland’s Freeman Brothers. He is the writer and director of several short films such as Gain, Pershing Square, Chemistry, and most recently RePair.
WEB IMDB Matt Conway lives in Santa Monica and works as a matte painter in the
film industry. You might have seen his work in movies such as 'Shutter
Island, 'Avatar', and 'The Avengers'. Matt moved to Juneau, Alaska
while in middle school, where he met a young Kirk Dilley. They found
each other quite amusing, and remain friends to this day.
*Update!* Digital download of the entire soundtrack! Composed and written by Kirk Dilley. Digital copy of 'Know the Difference' FunTime booklet! (pdf format) You are also invited to appear as an extra in the film! (location is in Southern California, travel expenses not included).
Plus you receive the preceding reward!
Your name in the film and IMDB credits as "Executive Producer", a signed hardcover bound copy of the script, all preceding swag, and best of all, you will receive the highly coveted, one-of-a-kind framed Certificate of Accomplishment, acknowledging that you do indeed ... Know the Difference.