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A dramedy about the first year of marriage.
A dramedy about the first year of marriage.
265 backers pledged $31,577 to help bring this project to life.

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WE MADE IT! OUR CAMPAIGN HAS REACHED OVER 100% OF ITS GOAL THANKS TO YOU!!! IF YOU MISS OUR DEADLINE BUT WOULD STILL LIKE TO JOIN US, YOU CAN ALWAYS MAKE A CONTRIBUTION HERE (ALL DONORS WHO PLEDGE VIA PAYPAL WILL GET THE MOJITO PACKAGE.) YOU CAN ALSO FIND US HERE FOR OUR LATEST NEWS: OUR OFFICIAL WEBSITE, FACEBOOK + TWITTER. THANK YOU!!! GO INDIE CINEMA!!!

LATEST VIDEO UPDATE - A DIRECTOR'S JOURNEY

OUR VIDEO - IN SPANISH! SI SE PUEDE. :) 

LATEST NEWS

Check out our latest SUMMER MIX made just for you! And our latest blog series, "My First Time," where we interview prolific directors on their first feature films, and the advice they share to first-time filmmakers. For more information on "After the Wedding" including our blog, press, gallery, and more please feel free to visit us at: www.aftertheweddingmiami.com. You may also find us on Twitter or Facebook. Thank you! 

SYNOPSIS

AFTER THE WEDDING is a dramedy that follows newlywed Diego Diaz (Nick Puga) as he heads down to Miami Beach for a few weeks to finish his latest novel, but when he becomes emotionally intimate with a sexy bartender, he and his wife are left to examine the true state of their young marriage. 

Funny, romantic, and honest, AFTER THE WEDDING is an intimate portrait of a young couple navigating their new roles as husband and wife, and contemplates traditional love in a modern age.

A Pink Forest Films Production. Starring Nick Puga, Edy Ganem and Krizia Bajos. Also featuring Carol Coronado Crisafi, David-Nicholas Wichner and Nicholas Machado. Written and Directed by Claudia Cifuentes. Produced by Lisa Cifuentes and Karina Cifuentes.

OUR TEASER

Starring: Nick Puga (Diego), Natasha Dominguez (The Girl). Credits: Claudia Cifuentes (Director), Lisa Cifuentes (Producer), Karina Cifuentes (Producer), Juan Barriga (Cinematography), Tim Quackenbush (Editor), The Electric Pickle and the City of Miami (Special Thanks)

Please note: "After the Wedding" has not yet been filmed! This teaser is just to give our potential backers a visual idea of what the film will look like. For more visual #ATWFilm imagery, feel free to visit us on Pinterest

WHAT WE ARE DOING

We are trying to raise enough money to begin production on our film AFTER THE WEDDING this upcoming summer in Miami. Our minimum goal to begin principal photography is $30,000, but we are hoping to surpass our goal because the more money we raise, the better movie we can make!  

We have a great cast and crew ready to head down to Miami Beach to make this movie. Now we just need YOUR support to get us to the finish line! We truly hope you will join us on our filmmaking journey! It's gonna be a fun one!

TESTIMONIALS

See more testimonials here

PRESS FOR #ATWFILM

Indiewire http://www.indiewire.com/article/project-of-the-day-after-the-wedding-in-miami

The Cultist, Miami New Times' Culture Blog - http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/cultist/2012/05/miami_indie_film_after_the_wed.php

3rd Ward - http://www.3rdward.com/blog/2012/5/7/kickstarter-pick-lisa-cifuentes-teams-up-with-her-sisters-fo.html

See all press here

SECRETS TO OUR HAPPY MARRIAGE SERIES 

Read all interviews here

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs):

1) How does Kickstarter work? Kickstarter is an ALL-OR-NOTHING fundraising platform meaning if we don't reach our fundraising goal in time, then no money is exchanged and no movie is made! We know this is incredibly RISKY but we have FAITH in our community (that means you! :) to help us reach our goal in time so we may begin shooting this August. 

2) Where can I learn more about your project? You may visit our official website at www.aftertheweddingmiami.com. There you can learn more about the story, read crew bios, cast diaries (juicy!), and even check out our cool blog series called "Our Secrets to a Happy Marriage" where we've interviewed cute couples on their secrets, including our parents, Otto and Miriam Cifuentes, who recently celebrated their 36th year of marriage! 

3) Is my contribution amount publicly displayed? No. Only you and our producers will be able to see your contribution amount.

4) If I donate, when can I redeem the incentive? All incentives, big and small, will happen after our goal is met. Once we meet our goal, the fulfillment of the incentive will depend on various factors. The easiest way to tell is to check out the "Estimated Delivery" under each incentive. For DVD, screenings and the premiere parties, you will be contacted after we complete the film (September 2013). But if you would like to check the status of your incentive at any time, please feel free to contact us at info@pinkforestfilms.com with INCENTIVE STATUS in the subject line.

5) What if I just want to support without the incentive? No problem! You will have the option to opt out when you make your pledge.

6) Can we exceed the goal? YES PLEASE! The goal we have set of $30,000 is the absolute bare-bones amount required to begin this project. A lot goes into making a movie so exceeding our goal would only allow us to make a better movie (and not have to solely rely on interns and relatives for crew!).

7) Can I increase my contribution once it’s been made or change my reward to a different one? Absolutely! Once you make your contribution to our campaign, you may want to change your incentive reward to a different one, or increase your contribution amount. To do so, log unto our page and click on MANAGE MY PLEDGE. From there you will see the various options.

8) Can I Gift an incentive? Yes! Some of our incentives make terrific gifts! Simply make your contribution as usual, then email info@pinkforestfilms.com with the subject line GIFT INCENTIVE, and the recipient’s name in the body of the email. We will then email you a lovely gift certificate (PDF) so you may present to the person receiving the reward.

9) Who does the money go to? Every penny (minus the fees for Kickstarter) will go directly to AFTER THE WEDDING, LLC for the making of this production. 

10) I’m not in the U.S. Can I still contribute to your film? Yes! You may contribute from any part of the world.

11) Have any other questions or want to say hello? We’d love to hear from you! Our email is info@pinkforestfilms.com

Thanks for checking out our Kickstarter! 

Project location: New York, NY

Special Thanks & Credits: Maria Builes, TigerMilk Films (Camera Operator & Editor), Ben McIntire (Camera), Tim Quackenbush (Editor), Romance Photos by Max Wanger, Original Poster by Ryan Adair  

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    COCONUT PACKAGE - A thank you card from director Claudia Cifuentes and producers Lisa Cifuentes and Karina Cifuentes, plus thank you on our website.

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    PALM TREE PACKAGE - See your name scroll by on the big screen! Your name will be listed alphabetically in the "Thank You" section of the film's end credits, on IMDB and on our website. You will also receive our special edition DVD including our behind-the-scenes featurette, a digital download of the film's soundtrack, thank you card and thank you on our website. U.S. shipping included. (Canada shipping please add $8.00; Int'l shipping $10.00)

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    BEACH BODY PACKAGE - Get a 1-hour Muay Thai personal training session with our producer Alejandro "El Gaucho" (in NYC) or "After the Wedding" actor David "Beast" (in Miami). Known as the "Science of the 8 Limbs," this ancient Thai martial art will teach you lethal self-defense while providing you with a workout that will leave you Bootcampers gasping for that ocean breeze! (Transportation not included.) Includes the Mojito package. (NEW YORK & MIAMI ONLY.)

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    CAFE CON LECHE PACKAGE - Turn heads with our limited edition “After the Wedding” cotton beach tote. This stylish tote also includes coffee, delicious Latin sweets baked by our producer Lisa Cifuentes, our special edition DVD, plus the Mojito package. U.S. shipping included. (Canada shipping please add $10; Int'l shipping $12)

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    PAVON DRESS PACKAGE - PavonNYC has generously donated 4 SEXY tube dresses towards our campaign. The dresses are smoking hot and will be worn by "Mariana" in our film. Only 4 available! Select pattern and size. Preview them here: http://aftertheweddingmiami.com/gallery. This level also includes the Mojito package. (Canada shipping please add $10; Int'l shipping $12)

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    EMPANADA DELIGHT PACKAGE - Impress your friends at your next dinner party by learning to make the most mouth-watering empanadas with famous Latin cooking teacher (and our Mom!) Miriam Cifuentes (www.cookingwithmiriam.com) in Miami, Florida. (Transportation not included.) Includes the Mojito package. Trust us - your next dinner guests will thank you for this one! (MIAMI ONLY.)

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    STARFISH PACKAGE: DIANE KEATON - Diane Keaton has generously signed 2 "Annie Hall" DVDs to help our campaign. Only 2! You're gonna lurve this! ;) Includes the Mojito package. U.S. Shipping included. (Canada shipping please add $6.00; Int'l shipping $8.00 USD)

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    ITSY BITSY TEENY WEENY PACKAGE - Right in time for summer, this one's for the ladies! Pledge $175 or more and get a sexy bikini, in size small, by our favorite swimwear line, L*Space Swimwear. Their sexy bathing suits will be worn by "Mariana" and "Vanessa" in our film! L*Space truly is one of a kind! Only 5 available! (Size small only). This level also includes the Mojito package.

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    STARFISH PACKAGE: ROBERT DE NIRO - Robert De Niro has generously signed 5 black & white "Taxi Driver" 8 X 10 photos to help our campaign. This one makes a great, original gift! Only 5 available! Includes the Mojito package. U.S. Shipping included. (Canada shipping please add $6.00; Int'l shipping $8.00 USD)

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    ACTORS' PLAYHOUSE PACKAGE - Actor, comedian + the star of "After the Wedding," Nick Puga, will record a personalized message on your outgoing voicemail. Pick an impression, and he'll do it. He does some amazing ones! Don't believe us? Check out his compilation of characters in our video! And no, you won't need to send us your phone. This level also includes the Mojito package.

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    SAY I DO PACKAGE - Thinking about popping the question to your someone special but stuck on how or where to do it? Then this package is for you! Get a 2-hour consultation with "After the Wedding" adviser and expert proposal planner, Jenifour Jones, of Go Get It! Events (www.gogetit.org). Since 2003, Jenifour Jones has been helping people "Wow" their lovers on their big day. Your love story is unique. The proposal should reflect your relationship. So before you propose on the baseball field jumbotron, consult with Jenifour to give your loved one a truly once in a lifetime proposal. Not proposing but still want to plan something spectacular for a loved one? Go Get It is a romance concierge and can help you plan any romantic event. This level also includes the Mojito package.

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    OCEAN DRIVE PACKAGE - Two tickets for a Miami sightseeing tour. Producer and Miami native Lisa Cifuentes will pick you & a friend up and give you a 4-hour driving tour of Miami, and some of her favorite spots including the best art galleries, landmarks and hip boutique shops. The tour ends with complimentary lunch at one of Lisa's favorite spots. (Air transportation not included). (Tour will take place on Friday, June 15th, 2012.) Plus the Mojito package.

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    ART DECO PACKAGE - Art lovers, this one's got it all! A first-edition “After the Wedding” poster signed by the director and cast, a copy of design book, Miami Style (Taschen), a copy of the exclusive DVD, plus the Mojito package.

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    MAX WANGER PRINT PACKAGE - Our favorite romance photographer, Max Wanger, is offering a limited edition, 30 X 45 print. We love Max's photos and know you will too! Select the print from www.maxwanger.com/shop. (Print does not include frame.) This level also includes the Mojito package.

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    THAT'S A WRAP! PACKAGE - 2 tickets to the "After the Wedding" wrap party, hosted by Sebastian Puga, on South Beach! Come join us on this very special night as we celebrate the end of filming! (Air + ground transportation not included.) Includes the Mojito package.

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    DESIGN DISTRICT PACKAGE - Lights, Camera, Action! Be a featured extra in the film in Miami, and have your experience documented by our set photographer (Transportation not included). We will then provide a CD of all your images and frame the best one for you (8x10). This one makes a great gift! Just send us the name of the recipient. Includes the Mojito package.

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    HOLLYWOOD MAKEUP PACKAGE - Have an important day coming up and want to look like the stars? Have your makeup done by Celebrity Face Designer, Tim Quinn. Tim has been featured as one of the "25 Beauty Stars" in W Magazine and has made a presence backstage at several award shows including the Academy Awards, the Golden Globes and the ESPYs. In addition, Tim has been featured numerous times on television programs such as the Today Show, Extra and E! Entertainment. Tim has worked with celebrities such as Glenn Close, Debra Messing, Kim Cattrall, Tara Reid, Gwen Stefani, Jordana Brewster, Kate Bosworth. We love Tim and know you will too! (NYC AND MIAMI ONLY; Until August 31, 2012.) Also includes the Mojito package.

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