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Delivery Day, a dark comedy film that pushes the topic of sexism, follows a couple on the final hours before the birth of their child.

Hi, I'm Doug Helmick, director of my new and upcoming film "Delivery Day," and founder of Chiaro Films Productions. To get to know more about me, please see my biography at the bottom right of this page. Thanks for stopping by the Kickstarter Delivery Day Fund Drive page and supporting my independent film. I could not have gotten this far without the support of my family and friends who have been there since day one!

In a comedic, yet controversial environment, a couple struggles to keep their relationship in tact, even with the birth of their child on the way. When arrogance meets ignorance, hardship begins and each show their true colors. Steve, who is an immature and self-centered boyfriend, doesn’t comprehend the responsibilities that come with a child, nor does he care to comfort the perspective mother. Channon, who is prissy, discontent, and argumentative, just wants her boyfriend to comfort her, but he can’t get past her unappreciative attitude. The relationship was going well until the pregnancy came into the picture and their personalities collided. "Delivery Day," a short dark comedy film that pushes the topic of sexism, follows a couple during the final hours before the birth of their child. During the birth, Steve becomes great friends with the doctor and the story changes perspectives, sending the film in a completely new direction.

This Kickstarter is designed to help us raise our goal, which is $350. Of course, if we can raise more, that’d be awesome to help cover all the costs of production. The money we raise will help pay for equipment rentals (lens, camera supports and rigs, etc), locations, catering, props, makeup, building supplies, and overall production costs. Donate anything you can, even if it’s a dollar. Every penny counts! And with every donation, you will receive a free gift. Some of the gifts include a compilation DVDs, signed movie posters, a signed copy of Delivery Day on DVD, free tickets to the screening, early screening opportunities, and even a producer’s credit! For more information on the rewards please check out the right side of the page.

A little bit of information on how this all works. When you pledge a donation, you are saying that you will donate the amount that you have stated. The money will not be taken out of your account until we meet or surpass our goal. The reason this is done is because if we don’t raise the amount we have stated, we will not receive any funding at all and your money will not be touched. Kickstarter is an all or nothing website! Either we get this money and we can make this film, or we don’t and the film cannot happen. With the help of our friends and family, we can make this happen. Please find it in your heart to help out our cause. I promise you will not be let down. If you have any questions at all, please feel free to contact me at my e-mail or my Facebook page. Both links are included below. Also, below this are several questions that you may have about the Kickstarter process. Thank you so much for your time! You guys are awesome!

Sincerely,

   Doug Helmick

Doug Helmick's Contact Information:

E-mail: chiarofilms@gmail.com

Facebook: facebook.com/dougjhelmick

Chiaro Films Contact Information:

Blog: chiarofilms.blogspot.com

Twitter: twitter.com/chiarofilms

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Chiaro-Films/263419503695706

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