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By Ryan Beene
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About

This project, In the Dark, is my attempt to start making LGBTQ+ centered films and normalizing the community and same sex relationships. Many LGBTQ+ stories bring these characters in only to be a punchline, or given a sad ending. I want to tell stories where these people can flourish and be happy and show young people who are struggling with their sexuality that it's possible to be LGBTQ and happy. Seeing yourself represented on screen can be lifesaving. This story is of a young college athlete, Austin, who is struggling with his sexuality. He meets Eric, who is very comfortable in his sexuality and it instantly attracts him. The money being raised will be for the equipment needed to make this film, along with paying the cast and crew. We are trying to do a lot with a little. But I hope enough people want to see positive LGBTQ+ representation to help us out and make this film come true. We also want to tell a story of diverse LGBTQ+ representation with this story, including the supporting characters. 

In order to film this project and make it what we want, we need to have a budget in order to use better equipment, have more hands on the project, and of course pay our actors and crew. 

Risks and challenges

Making a feature film on a very small budget is always difficult, but our experience in making multiple short films on no budget gives me the confidence that with a budget, even a small one, we will be able to accomplish what we want to do.

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