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OC FILMSBy OC FILMS
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OC FILMSBy OC FILMS
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About

Journey is the story of a young college student who was born in Mexico and brought over illegally to the United States as an infant.

For all intents and purposes, he grew up as an American.

He has a loving relationship with his college girlfriend, Samantha. They fall in love and she ends up pregnant.

Roberto takes the risk as an illegal immigrant to get a job to support his very young family, when he gets swept up in a raid and sent back to Mexico. A place he has no memory of. A foreign country.

Wanting to be with Samantha when their baby enters the world, Roberto finds himself struggling to survive the journey home.

NEWS from LAREDO http://www.kgns.tv/news/entertainment/headlines/A-Journey-is-coming-to-Laredo-305310881.html

http://m.lmtonline.com/arts_and_entertainment/article_6ce07822-0572-11e5-8c0d-5344665a1664.html?mode=jqm

This is a true to life story about many kids who are brought across the border at a young age, too young to know anything different than their American life.

About 5 years ago I got to shoot a tough documentary that told these stories. As surprising as it might be, these stories happen still today, and this is the story we want to tell.

We'll pull back the curtain and give you a glimpse into the real life struggles of so many Mexican-Americans.

 OC FILMS is a Creative Production company in Houston, Texas. It is made up of 2 Co-Owners. Orlando Briones is the cinematographer on Journey, and Cristopher Rodriguez is the Director of Journey.

Scoot Productions - Producing Crew

Lamarcus Tinker brings an amazing talent to our project. As one of our Executive Producers, he brings years of knowledge and skill to our project.

Droneworks Studios - Drone Crew

DWS is an amazing company that brings Aerial Videography to a Cinematic level. They understand the look and feel that OC FILMS is going for in the film, and they are essential to the huge car chase scene. We want to make it as comfortable for them as possible, and the reality is the UAV insurance alone will take up most of our budget.

Huzu Productions - Camera Crew

HP is amazing production house from Houston Texas that believes in acquiring the best tools to deliver the best job in visual production. They have many features, short films, music videos to their names. We welcome Jeff Fountain and Ray Kahn’s enthusiasm and partnership to the table.

Global Audio Works - Sound Crew

GAW has built an amazing resume, helping commercial and independent projects have the best On Set Audio and Post Production Audio possible. We thank Sammy Huen for his contribution to our film, and what he will bring to the table.


If you are filming now, do you need the cash?

Yes, more would help! We have been lucky enough to raise funds to shoot our film. We have special actors, a great crew, and an amazing locations. We are thankful for all of our investors, but the truth is that we have enough to get through principal photography. We have strict deadlines and we want to meet them. We have amazing companies working with us at extremely discounted rates and favors. We are using amazing equipment that we have accumulated over the past couple of years, and we will just get by. We are asking for 20K to help us get this project finalized. 

So Why $20K?

$3K goes to Kickstarter Fees and Rewards Including awesome shirts, posters and digital content for all the backers. 

$7K will go into our Editing Offsite while we are filming to reach our Aug. 15th Deadline. We are using a system that allows us to edit almost instantly offsite after we shoot each day. We will be filming on Red Dragon 6K. We will also need a lot of bandwidth to upload dailies to our editor offsite. 

$10K will go into our Biggest scene. This will pay for Cops, Stunt Cars, Stuntmen, UAV insurance for our Drone Sequences, Stunt Insurance, ballistics and SUVS. We are looking to buy two identical cars and install a roll cage on one of them. 

$6K will go to our Editing and VFX budget that we will need to keep our production moving after Production. We are fortunate to have raised enough funds to shoot principal, but we are working on the edit with out a budget. We need believe this will help us during the month of editing and sound design to keep us with our head to the film. 

Risks and challenges

We have many risks in challenges that come with making a film.
We will be on location in Laredo Texas, and many things can happen when your away from your comfort of home. We hope for a smooth sailing in Laredo so we can shoot and finalize Principal Photography by June 30th.

Editing is Key for us. We have to have the film finalized by Aug. 15, 2015 per our distribution avenue. We have a super strict deadline, and it's imperative to use the fastest and most effecient equipment to meet that deadline.

BTS will start as soon as you sign up for the perk. We are set to start filming Jun 15th so first BTS video will be released on the 17th. The final compilation of BTS will be on a website and released for the public in August.

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