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More episodes of the award winning online comedy series MY GIMPY LIFE!
More episodes of the award winning online comedy series MY GIMPY LIFE!
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STRETCH GOAL $55,000

$55,000 - A My Gimpy Life animated short. We had so much fun making the "My Gimpy Christmas" special and would love to create another animated short for you all.

What is My Gimpy Life?

My Gimpy Life is an online comedy series created by and starring Teal Sherer, who is best known as “Venom” from Felicia Day’s The Guild. Loosely based on her real life, the show centers around Sherer’s awkward adventures as a disabled actress trying to navigate Hollywood in a wheelchair.

Season One

Season one, which was sponsored by Steven Dengler's Dracogen Inc., premiered on YouTube in the summer of 2012. There are five episodes that each range from six to nine minutes, and our guest stars included: Felicia Day (The Guild, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, Supernatural), Gary Anthony Williams (Malcolm in the Middle, Boston Legal, The Boondocks), Patricia Tallman (Babylon 5, Night of the Living Dead), Amy Okuda (The Guild), Marissa Cuevas (Supah Ninjas), and Brent Bradshaw (Enlightened).  Season one was written by Gabe Uhr and directed by Sean Becker.

Link to Season One Episode Playlist 

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8DFDC12B1B8CFC85

About the Team

Teal Sherer (Creator/Star)

Teal is an actress, producer and advocate for the inclusion of people with disabilities in the entertainment industry.  Some of her career highlights include playing "Venom" in Felicia Day's The Guild, performing alongside Dustin Hoffman and Annette Bening in American Voices at The Broad Stage, and singing and dancing in an antique wheelchair in HBO’s Emmy Award winning film Warm Springs, where she also served as an advisor to Kenneth Branagh.  Teal became a rolling person at the age of fourteen after she sustained a spinal cord injury due to a car accident aka sex swing.  www.TealSherer.com

Gabe Uhr (Writer)

Gabe is a freelance comedy writer/producer in Los Angeles, Ca. Gabe frequently writes on award shows, which he finds very awarding. His recent credits include the 2013 People's Choice Awards and 2013 MTV Movie Awards. @UHR

Rewards

A closer look....

Pledge $10 or more My Gimpy Life Desktop Wallpaper download designed by Adam Levermore (adamlevermore.com)

Pledge $500 or more (1 of these avail) Personal/Professional custom logo designed and animated for you by Jacob Drake (@JacobDrake), creator of the Rolling Person Productions Logo. (Animation is 2D and is 5 seconds max. You will also receive a still version of your custom logo)

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Pledge $350 or more (5 of these avail) Ash Vickers (megacynics.com) will draw you (after you provide us pics) into a My Gimpy Life digital comic book cover she created.

Why should you support Season Two?

- It's tax deductible. (Probably. Check with your accountant first).

- It's important. Teal and MGL are creating dialog around disability and the show has been part of college curriculums at the University of Arizona and Xavier University, as well as screening at Queens College, Loyola Marymount University, the Writers Guild of America West, and the Texas Statewide Independent Living Conference. 

- Because, duh, you liked Season One and you want MORE!

- REWARDS!!!  If there’s a reward you want and you don’t see it, just ask. Everything is for sale.

In closing, Teal's doggy and kitty spooning:

Credits

My Gimpy Life Season One sponsored by Dracogen Inc.

Video Filmed and Edited by Tommy Byrd and Clay Tapp of dTb Media www.dtbmedia.com

Closed Captioning by Alex Lotz

Hair/Makeup by Leah Elmquist http://nashvillemakeup.com

Project image photography by The Bui Brothers http://thebuibrothers.com

Project image Graphic Design by Jacob Drake (@JacobDrake)

Risks and challenges

Television/Film production is not without risk. Rolling Person Productions (LLC) will obtain production insurance to cover loss and damage of property. RPP will also budget a 10% contingency fund to complete production. However, all productions are subject to potential acts of God and nature that cannot always be anticipated. In the event that production cannot be completed, remaining funds will be prorated and refunded to donors based on their contributions.

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    Special Thanks on My Gimpy Life website (www.mygimpylife.com)

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    Access to Production Diaries Website, where Teal will be posting videos, pictures, and blog posts updating you you on the entire Season Two production process.
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    My Gimpy Life Season Two Shooting Script (PDF) signed by Teal emailed to you the day Season Two premieres, plus Production Diaries Access, Desktop Wallpaper, Special Thanks on the MGL website.

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    A personal “Thank You” Video from Teal emailed to you, plus Production Diaries Access, Shooting Script (PDF), Desktop Wallpaper, Special Thanks on the MGL website.

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    10 Minute Skype/Google+ Hangout with Teal, plus Production Diaries Access, Shooting Script (PDF), Desktop Wallpaper, Special Thanks on the MGL website.

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    15 Minute Skype/Google+ Hangout with Teal AND a CAST MEMBER FROM SEASON ONE (potentially: Amy Okuda, Teale Sperling, Patricia Tallman, Daryl Crittenden, Yuri Lowenthal, Marissa Cuevas, Brent Bradshaw) plus Production Diaries Access, Shooting Script (PDF), Desktop Wallpaper, Special Thanks on the MGL website.

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    15 Minute Skype/Google+ Hangout with Teal AND a cast member from Season One (potentially: Amy Okuda, Teale Sperling, Patricia Tallman, Daryl Crittenden, Yuri Lowenthal, Marissa Cuevas, Brent Bradshaw) plus Production Diaries Access, Shooting Script (PDF), Desktop Wallpaper, Special Thanks on the MGL website.

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    You will be drawn (after providing us pics of yourself) alongside Teal onto a My Gimpy Life digital Comic Book cover that will be emailed to you. Artist is Ash Vickers of MegaCynics (www.megacynics.com). Plus 10 Minute Skype/Google+ Hangout with Teal, Production Diaries Access, Shooting Script (PDF), Desktop Wallpaper, Special Thanks on the MGL website.

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    Gabe Uhr (MGL writer/producer) and Teal (MGL creator/producer) will read your web series pilot script or watch your pilot (must be 15 pages/minutes or under) and will give you feedback, tips on getting the project off the ground, and answer any questions you have in a 25 minute Google+ Hangout. Plus Production Diaries Access, Shooting Script (PDF), Desktop Wallpaper, Special Thanks on the MGL website.

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    Personal/Professional Custom Logo Designed and Animated by Jacob Drake (@JacobDrake), creator of the Rolling Person Productions logo. (Animation will be 2D and 5 seconds max. You will also receive a still version of the logo) Plus 10 Minute Skype/Google+ Hangout with Teal, Production Diaries Access, Shooting Script (PDF), Desktop Wallpaper, Special Thanks on the MGL website.

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    Take part in a One Hour Google+ Hangout with FELICIA DAY and TEAL - only 5 guest spots available for this hangout. Plus Production Diaries Access, Shooting Script (PDF), Desktop Wallpaper, Special Thanks on the MGL website.

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    A character will be named after you in Season Two, plus a 10 Minute Skype/Google+ Hangout with Teal, Production Diaries Access, Shooting Script (PDF), Desktop Wallpaper, Special Thanks on the MGL website.

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER credit. Plus a Walk-on (or Roll-on) Role in My Gimpy Life Season Two (travel and lodging not included). Plus 10 Minute Skype/Google+ Hangout with Teal, Production Diaries Access, Shooting Script (PDF), Desktop Wallpaper, Special Thanks on the MGL website.

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER credit. Plus a Walk-on (or Roll-on) Role in My Gimpy Life Season Two (travel and lodging not included) and you are invited to be a guest on set everyday we film. Your personal/professional logo (we can design that for you) will also be displayed at the end of each episode. Plus 10 Minute Skype/Google+ Hangout with Teal, Production Diaries Access, Shooting Script (PDF), Desktop Wallpaper, Special Thanks on the MGL website.

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