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Collapsing in exhaustion, the dancer changes her focus when she realizes the purpose of her gift.

Collapsing in exhaustion, the dancer changes her focus when she realizes the purpose of her gift. "Shine" follows the journey of a young dancer who falls in love with movement only to struggle with impossible perfection. Discovering her true calling, she is able to freely Shine!

Filmed to the upbeat hiphop song “Something in Your Eyes” by Shonlock, the story will be performed en pointe. The funds will be used to professionally shoot and edit the video in HD.

Donating is your single chance to own the film since distribution is only online!*

I must raise $4,000 by 11:59 PM, Saturday, July 30th or there will be no film. Once you pledge, you may adjust the amount until July 30th. Every dollar is appreciated so donate today!

Follow me on Twitter (@InverseDream) for the latest updates! Thanks!

The Shine Team

  • Meg Davis: Writer, Director, Dancer
  • Jonathan Sapienza: Co-Writer & Camera
  • Dustin Godwin: Co-Director & Editing
  • Buck Brinson: Director of Photography
  • Amanda Maggs: Young Dancer

*I have permission to use the music but I do not know if I have permission to share the music as a soundtrack. I have contacted Shonlock asking what he and his label will permit. Since I will own the footage, your DVD copy will definitely have that. I'm hoping they give permission for the limited release download and DVD to be accompanied by the song so you enjoy the music so much you go buy the cd and tell your friends! It's a great album! And remember: if you didn't pay money for it, the people who created it aren't getting paid! Musicians need jobs too! And if you buy the album because you heard about it from me, please tell Shonlock! Email: Contact@Shonlock.com

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    Download the Finished Film! Receive exclusive email updates on progress and if you send me your twitter name I'll give you a thank you shout out! Thanks for joining the team!

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    See your name in the credits! Includes the download, exclusive email updates and twitter shout out!

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    DVD of the finished film mailed to you or anyone you'd like to give it to! Includes the download, credit mention, exclusive email updates and twitter shout out! (International donors please add $5 for shipping)

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    Signed Photograph with DVD of the finished film mailed to you or anyone you'd like to give it to! Includes the download, credit mention, exclusive email updates and twitter shout out! (International donors please add $5 for shipping)

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    The Gift Package: Signed Pointe Shoe along with the Signed Photograph and DVD of the finished film mailed to you or anyone you'd like to give it to! Includes the download, credit mention, exclusive email updates and twitter shout out!.

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    Request an Improv! I will dance to a song of your choosing (nothing lewd, my discretion), upload it to Youtube in your honor, and mail you a DVD in addition to the Gift Package, film download, credit mention, exclusive email updates and twitter shout out! A great way to honor a loved one! For every additional $500, I will take another song request and send a gift package to you or a lucky person of your choosing.

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