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Why does she have to be this or that? She is ALWAYS this AND that. Female characters in films are so often confined to boxes and our goal is to shatter the walls of those boxes.

Not Another Pretty Face follows Donna, a beautiful model, aspiring actress, and recent college grad on the hunt for positive female roles in film. Disregarding the pressures from her family to pursue a secure career, she flounders between casting calls and rejections in roles that either objectify her or don't suit her "type". Donna becomes a vehicle to examine gender inequality in front and behind the camera. Through her we confront misogyny during production and in private affairs. This is a feminist film for everyone. Eventually, Donna accidentally auditions for a psychologically complex male role and leaves such an impression on the producers that they change the role to a woman and cast her.

Through visual imagery, dialogue, and character we will create a film that empowers women and men and serves as an example to production companies on the proper way to think. Satire is the perfect method of examining and making fun of the current traditions in Hollywood. From satirically objectifying men, to fantasy scenes breaking various gender roles, to exploring the modeling and acting industries; Not Another Pretty Face will make you think and entertain you. 

Our ethos in the creation of this film is that we will not stand idly by as women are oppressed in any fashion, as filmmakers we will offer everything we have and know to push for equality.

Risks and challenges

We want to make a film that leaves a real impression and catches people's eyes without it being shoved down their throats. We will do this by making an ambitious production. From casting high level talent, to using professional cameras, crew, and packages; everything will be top quality. Risks include losing sleep, providing everything talent asks for at a whim, and making a film with real heart in a sometimes cynical world.

We are qualified to overcome these or any problems because of our experience in production, the great minds we will have around us, and the support of the CSUN entertainment alumni network.

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