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A 15 year-old boy wants to be a disc golf professional and must learn that it's all about the follow-through in both disc golf and life
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Disc golf is one of the world’s fastest growing sports, yet enthusiasts find themselves with an on-going need to explain the purpose of the sport’s baskets seen in parks across America. Although disc golf is a fast-growing sport, it has not yet reached "main-stream" America.

Charles Belvin has written a script for a full-length feature film entitled, OVER STABLE, about a 15-year-old boy who wants to be a professional disc golf player and play on the Pro Tour. This screenplay has all the classic elements that make for great cinema. The story includes believable characters, romantic interludes, lust, greed, tragedy, injustice, humor, surprise twists, irony, and heroic efforts. OVER STABLE will be the explanation and excitement that finally takes disc golf “main stream”. The film will engage the audience and their emotions. They will laugh in the beginning, cry in the middle and stand up and cheer at the end.

The challenge is how to raise the money to produce the film. Although several disc manufacturers are interested in discussing product placement in exchange for support, the concern is the fact that this will be Charles Belvin's first feature film. 

To address this concern, Charles has written the script for a short-film entitled, THE ONLY DECISION THAT COUNTS which is the "prequel" to the full-length film, OVER STABLE. 



The short film takes place in one day and is essentially the story of a traumatic event that sets up the story for the longer film.

Charles Belvin has been producing award-winning video productions for more than 30 years and has received four, Sun Coast Regional Emmy Awards. In addition, the Director of Photography, Bryan Ricke, has just completed his second feature film and his wife, Melissa currently has her third feature film in pre-production.

The cast and crew are ready to prove themselves and show that they can deliver a great story with excellent production value. This short film will be the "proof" that the cast and crew are ready to produce and deliver the larger project which will follow the completion of this short film.

Your contribution for this short film will go towards the following budgetary items...

  • Complimentary compensation for the cast
  • Camera rental for 2 high-end production cameras (we already have cinematic lenses)
  • Rental of additional lighting equipment 
  • Advanced camera stabilization devices
  • Craft services and catering for one day for cast and crew
  • The Producer/Director will receive no compensation
  • Director of Photography
  • Unit Production Manager
  • Two camera operators
  • Several grips and production assistants (total crew of 7)
  • Sound recordist and boom operator

Stretch Goal...

Funds in excess of the targeted goal will be applied directly to production costs in the following order...

  • Camera upgrade
  • Extending shooting period from one day to two or three
  • Special effects by Tom Mikota (animation instructor at Florida State University Film School)
  • Upgrading lighting equipment
  • Adding additional shooting locations

Risks and challenges

The purpose and mission of this project is to showcase the abilities of the cast and crew in preparation for the full-length feature film, OVER STABLE.

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    CAST YOUR VOTE

    By pledging $1, you are casting a "vote" to say that you think it's time a feature film was produced that takes place in the world of disc golf. You are also casting a vote to say that the cast and crew of this project deserve a chance to "prove" themselves in preparation for the larger project, OVER STABLE.

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    DIGITAL COPY OF THE SHORT FILM

    Thank you so much for your pledge of $10 which will include a link to the digital version of THE ONLY DECISION THAT COUNTS. This short film will be used to raise funds for the larger project, OVER STABLE which will be a full-length feature film.

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    BASIC SUPPORT LEVEL

    At this level, you are truly supporting the effort by saying that you are willing to give a little bit more to see this production funded. We can't thank you enough for your contribution and as an added bonus, we will include a digital copy of the movie poster for download (suitable for framing) along with a digital copy of the short film, THE ONLY DECISION THAT COUNTS.

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    PLUS SUPPORT LEVEL

    We really appreciate your support... and as an added incentive for pledging $50, we will include all the items listed in the levels mentioned previously, as well as a personalized autographed photo of the cast.

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    TRUE BELIEVER

    This is a significant pledge... and your extra contribution means more to us than you know. As mentioned previously, this short film will be used to showcase the talents and abilities of the cast and crew and we would like to include your name in the credits of the short film as a "supporter" for the project.

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    MAJOR DONOR

    There is a saying that "What goes around, comes around". Everyone needs to start somewhere and with your pledge of $250, you are giving our cast and crew the opportunity to show what they can do. It may very well be the "break-out" opportunity that launches someone's career. In appreciation for helping that opportunity to arise, we would like to list you as a "MAJOR DONOR" for the project.

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    GOLD SPONSOR

    This level of support is truly significant and warrants recognition. Not only will your name be prominently listed in the credits as a "GOLD LEVEL" sponsor, but your name (or person you designate) will be placed on a list of people to contact to participate as an "extra" in the full-length feature film, OVER STABLE when that film enters production. Imagine how unique this gift would be for a young person who is interested in film. Who knows... perhaps they want to try out for a speaking part in the film?

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

    On Hollywood films, the Executive Producer is the person (or persons) that fund the film. That's why they are listed at the very beginning and there are usually only one or two. Of course, with Hollywood films, we're talking millions and millions of dollars. However, for this short film, the proportion is the same... and for your contribution of $1000, you will be listed as an EXECUTIVE PRODUCER for this project at the beginning of the film. Your contribution will help to ensure that this project has all the funding it needs to be successful. Executive Producers are the ones that make things happen!

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