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A recent college grad devises to shoot a doc about the NYC nightlife scene in order to meet the go-go guy he’s cyber-obsessed with.

NEW NEW NEW GOAL! (unofficially) $10k!

THREE MORE DAYS!!! To celebrate our approaching finish line, we're sharing some fun... A few stills and a montage of Fire Island from the first 2 weeks of shooting. ENJOY!

Hard at work.
Hard at work.
Pushing boundaries.
Pushing boundaries.
Sleep.
Sleep.

ps: be sure to choose HD quality on YouTube

WE'RE SO EXCITED we reached our goal in ONLY 9 days! And our second (unofficial) goal 3 days later. HOWEVER, know that EVERY penny beyond that goal will be put to good use. Making a low-budget film means a lot of favor asking - but it's always better to not have to beg. We'd also love to expand our vision of the film with all the toys possible - color correction, music clearance, title design, score, dubs... We're capable of handling it all on our own - we've certainly done it before... BUT we also know some experts who'd appreciate the work.

THE GO DOC PROJECT

A recent college grad devises to shoot a doc about the NYC nightlife scene in order to meet the go-go guy he’s cyber-obsessed with.

AND award-winning SPEAKproductions (ALONG WITH YOU) is going to help!

THE GO DOC PROJECT is a feature film - conceived as a hybrid of documentary & narrative forms - charting the evolution of a relationship between two young men. Our nearly no budget approach - minimal equipment & a crew of two - will give us ultimate freedom as we explore every aspect of the story & the relationship between the young men as it develops in front of us. 

For three weeks in September and October, we'll follow the guys all over New York City with a camera - into cafes & bars, onto rooftops & dance floors & ultimately into their living rooms, kitchens, bathrooms & bedrooms. The excitement of not knowing exactly what we'll end up with is what it's all about. Following that, we'll shoot a series of interviews with them as well as with NYC nightlife luminaries. 

In the fall, we'll dive into the next phase: post-production, with an early 2013 film festival premiere in mind.

We'd love your support as we turn two guys, a camera & an idea into exciting modern storytelling!

"Like" us on FACEBOOK to help spread the word!

The guys... TANNER COHEN & MATTHEW CAMP

photos of Matthew Camp by EDWIN PABON / photos of Tanner Cohen by BRENT DUNDORE.

SPEAKproductions (Tom Gustafson & Cory Krueckeberg) has produced 5 films. Their work has screened in 200 film festivals around the world and won more than 30 awards. Stephen Holden of the New York Times chose WERE the WORLD MINE as “Critics’ Pick” calling it “Movie Musical Magic.” WTWM went on to play 175 film festivals (winning 25 awards) and opened theatrically in 30 American cities becoming a cult gay indie hit. It was distributed online for VOD by Warner Brothers as well as by Netflix and Hulu, for DVD by Wolfe Video, for television by LOGO and the soundtrack was released on PS Classics. Around the world, 15 additional territories have acquired it for distribution. MARIACHI GRINGO recently premiered as the Opening Night film at the Miami Film Festival and also won the top prize at Latin America’s premiere film festival in Guadalajara. It stars Shawn Ashmore (X-MEN), Grammy Winner Lila Downs, Mexican movie star Martha Higareda and Oscar Nominee Adriana Barraza.

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