Inspired by true stories,CAMP is about a reluctant counselor who learns about unconditional love when paired with an abused foster kid.
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Inspired by true stories from Royal Family Kids Camps, CAMP is a feature film about learning to love kids who have been abused and neglected.
In the United States there are over 150,000 kids ages 6 - 12 in the foster care system.
Many are victims of terrible abuse and severe neglect leaving them scarred physically, emotionally and spiritually.
All are in need of unconditional love.
These kids live in our cities and towns and we don't know it.
It is our hope our film CAMP will:
1. Inspire adults to get involved in foster kids lives.
2. Support camps for foster kids by providing a tool to raise volunteers for their camps.
3. Inspire churches and other organizations to begin a camp for their community.
4. Show how camp is an effective tool for changing lives.
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CAMP is being produced and distributed to theaters by our little film company, Roebuck Media. We are currently raising money to shoot the film in September and have a limited release in spring 2012 to approximately 100 theaters.
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Eli's life is nightmare. His mother is a drug addict who neglects his care, and his transient father floats into and out of their lives. Eli is filled with rage from the physical abuse he has received from his father but he longs for his love and approval. On his Eli’s 10th birthday Eli is taken to the hospital by police who respond to a domestic disturbance call. Eli is removed from his home and is placed in Locustwood, a facility little better than a youth prison. In this environment Eli spirals downward, becoming an angry and scared creature.
In the same town lives Ken. A yuppie investment banker, Ken has fine taste in automobiles, wine and women. When the company he works for is wiped out and his job is lost, Ken is forced to move in with his mom. In spite of providing a loving home, he despises her because of her penny-pinching ways.
Ken is lured by his beautiful and resourceful high school acquaintance Tammie to sign up to be Eli’s counselor at a summer camp for abused and neglected kids. Eli is determined to ruin camp for everyone, especially Ken. Ken hasn’t spent time with a ten-year old since he was ten and, after the first day at camp, realizes he is in over his head and plans to give up. But ex-marine and veteran counselor Samuel challenges Ken to let go of his selfish ways for just one week so an ungrateful Eli can stay at camp.
Over the course of the next couple days, Ken’s heart is broken as he learns of the terrible abuse Eli has suffered. Eli slowly opens up to Ken as Ken starts to love Eli unconditionally. Eli begins to have hope.
An unauthorized visit from Eli’s father to camp threatens to send everything spiraling out of control. Now Ken must decide if he is willing to sacrifice his future so Eli will understand the meaning of unconditional love.
The Team (so far)
Director: Sean Womack
Writers: Jacob Roebuck/Johnstone Moore/Sean Womack/Kristin Wolven
Producers: Jacob Roebuck, Charles Atkinson, Emily Shubin, Jim Farmer, Mike Kenyon
Director of Photography: Mark Jackson
• Shoot the film at camp in New Mexico (Final location TDB) in the Fall.
• Finish Post-Production (editing, sound, music) in January 2012.
• Premiere the film in LA and New Mexico in March 2012.
• March through May, run the film in 100+ markets where there is a Royal Family Kids Camp like the one that inspired the film.
• Release to video Fall 2012
Your pledge through KICKSTARTER will help fund the production, with other parts (post-production, marketing etc) coming from investors and other supporters. Production expenses include things like:
• Camera and light equipment
• Light, sound and other crew
• Set design
Thanks for your generous support! Together we can make a entertaining film that inspires us all to personally get involved in the lives of the kids who need us desperately.
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