2011 was supposed to be Annabel’s year. So why is she here, sitting in a restaurant, being told by a thirteen-year-old that her boyfriend, Thomas, doesn’t want to see her anymore.
The small messenger is Wilbur. He has agreed to break the news as payment for borrowing Thomas’s tent. But dispensing with Annabel proves a bigger challenge than Wilbur had anticipated.
‘Lunch Date’ will be a ten minute short film shot on HD on location in London. We have an amazing young actor who is going to play the part of Wilbur (For those of you who were concerned that it was going to be played by Sasha – Do not worry!)
We are scheduled to shoot at the end of April, but we are $2162 short of the budget. So we really need your help!
The money you donate will go directly to the film: equipment rental (lights, lenses, dolly), transportation, production insurance, location fees, costumes, props, set dressing, post production (sound design and grading) and much more!
THE ANSWERS TO THE QUESTIONS IN YOUR HEAD
What will happen with the film afterwards?
It will be sent to international film festivals, and will be used as part of a pitch package for Sasha’s feature film project, 'Another Anna'. Anyone who donates to the short will receive updates on the feature.
What happens if the money isn’t raised in time?
If we don't make $2162 before the deadline (the 20th of April), then we won't be able to make the film. That's the way Kickstarter works - it's all or nothing. So if we don't reach our goal in time, then we don't receive any money at all. No payment is taken from anyone. Our film won't get made. And lots of tears will be shed (mainly ours).
What if you'd like to contact us?
Please feel free! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PEOPLE – OUR LIFE STORIES IN A PARAGRAPH
Sasha Collington – Writer/Director/Actress
Sasha graduated in 2009 from the MA in Filmmaking at the London Film School. She won a Skillset Bursary, a Postgraduate Bursary from South West Screen and a John Brabourne Award to attend the two-year MA. She was selected for the Berlinale Talent Campus as a Director at this years Berlin Film Festival, and recently completed the five month Writers Lab at the Binger Filmlab in Amsterdam, where she was developing her feature film script, ‘Another Anna’.
For more information about Sasha, please check out:
Harry Dodd-Noble - Producer
Harry recently graduated from the National Film and Television School with a diploma in Production Management. Before this he gained experience at Curtis Brown, Independent Talent and Working Title. At the NFTS he production managed a number of shorts and documentaries and produced Sin E which screened at the Cork Film Festival. Since graduating he has assisted on a number of films including the two latest Film London Microwave Projects, the latest being directed by Ben Drew (aka Plan B). He has also recently started up a production company with two of his fellow colleagues with a view to develop their first feature this year.
Emma Lamont - Producer
Emma has a background in film distribution and has recently gradauted from the Producing MA at the National Film and Television School. She produced many short films that have screened at numerous International festivals including Remnants, which screened at the London Film Festival in 2010, Senior Living, a personal project made in conjunction with major charities and My Amersham which was broadcast on Channel 4. Emma is currently developing a feature screenplay with writer Laura Poliakoff and reading scripts for companies like Paramount and Ealing Studios. Emma was also selected for the 2011 Berlinale Talent Campus.
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