Funded! This project was successfully funded on April 24, 2012.

Update #13 - For backers only

Mailing List / Rewards

Comment

For backers only. If you're a backer of this project, please log in to read this post.


Update #12

Press and Theatrical Debut

Comment

Hi everybody,

Hope everything is going well. A few announcements:

After the New Orleans screening on 2/9, I had an interview with Natasha Angelety, Editor of Reel NOLA Magazine (a New Orleans indie film publication), and she included a nice write-up about me and Birdbath in the Spring Edition of the magazine! It's available online and in print at http://reelnola.com.

This Saturday at 1pm Pacific, I'll be on Callywood Radio talking about Birdbath with host Cosandra Calloway! You can tune in at http://blogtalkradio.com/callywood or call in to listen at 347-637-3016.

Also, exciting news: Birdbath will have its official THEATRICAL DEBUT JULY 12! It will play July 12-14 at Laemmle's Royal Theatre in West L.A., show times TBA. If you're in town or thinking about coming in town, I hope you can make it! There will be Q&As after selected screenings. More details soon.

The film will be available to watch online shortly after the theatrical release, but I encourage you to attend the theater screenings if it's possible, because the experience of watching it in a theater is much better! :)

Have a great week!

Lila


Update #11 - For backers only

Screenings and Social Media

Comment

For backers only. If you're a backer of this project, please log in to read this post.


Update #10

Latest News

Comment

Hey Everybody and Happy Holidays!

Just wanted to send a quick update to let you know that, unfortunately, Birdbath did not make it into Sundance, however, I completely stand by it, and I have no doubt it will find its right home! I've submitted it to several other festivals which would also be great to get into and will be submitting to more in 2013.

During the past month, I met with the Composer and we finalized the score for the film. He did such an amazing job. And I met with the Editor to create a very nearly finished cut of the film. I hope to have screenings in January or February, so stay tuned!

I'm also in the process of updating the web site and putting together Facebook and Twitter accounts for the film. A great PR person has just come on board, so we will be putting together a great Press Kit for the film, which will include bios, photo stills, production notes, and other cool information.

Thanks again for making the film possible! Wishing you all a great holiday!

Lila


Update #9

Submitted to Sundance!

6 comments

Hi everyone,

Just wanted to update you and let you know that BIRDBATH was submitted to the Sundance Film Festival last week! The deadline to submit was last Monday at midnight, and I was at the office delivering the DVD at 11:55pm. :)

After many long hours working with the Editor, Composer, and Sound Mixers, doing as much as possible on the film in a short amount of time, I submitted it as a "work in progress", which they allow you to do. I'd say it's about 90% complete, with temporary score, color, and sound mix. And a few sections need tightening up and minor effects. The current run time is 45 minutes. I'm very happy with how the film is shaping up, and I'm excited to finish and screen it!

Sundance is very competitive, so it's a long shot to make it in, but who knows... I'm just glad to have made my first film festival submission with something meaningful, and I'm thankful to have had support in making it happen. 

I'm going to take a couple of weeks to recharge and catch up with work, and then I'll come back to it with fresh eyes to finish up the last of the post-production tasks. We find out about Sundance in early December. I will keep you updated on that and other progress!

Lila


168
Backers
$12,117
pledged of $10,000 goal
0
seconds to go
  • Pledge $1 or more
    You selected

    8 backers

    HOORAY! You're a film financier! You get a "Thank You" on the web site and a Facebook thank you.

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $10 or more
    You selected

    22 backers

    YAY! You like us, you really like us! You get a Birdbath postcard + above

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $25 or more
    You selected

    47 backers

    WOW! You want this film to happen! You get a digital download of the film + above

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $50 or more
    You selected

    19 backers

    AMAZING! You are really supporting the project! You get a signed photo still from the film + above

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $100 or more
    You selected

    36 backers

    FANTASTIC!! You are a true Birdbath fan! You get SPECIAL THANKS in the film credits + Invitations to screenings + A few extra exclamation points!! + above

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $200 or more
    You selected

    0 backers

    OUTSTANDING!! You are a fan of the film and the poster associated with it (even though it hasn't even been created yet, amazing!)! You get a signed Birdbath film poster + "Faith Merit" for believing in the future poster + above

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $250 or more
    You selected

    2 backers Limited (13 left of 15)

    ART-STANDING!! You are a fan of the film and artwork associated with it! You get a limited edition signed and numbered Birdbath artwork print (see Artwork section to the left) + above (<=$100 rewards)

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $500 or more
    You selected

    1 backer

    EXCELLENT!!! You are a mover and shaker! You get VERY SPECIAL THANKS in the credits + Bragging rights + Coffee with me (I buy) + A signed film poster or art print + above (<=$100 non-credit rewards)

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $1,000 or more
    You selected

    3 backers

    JIMINY CHRISTMAS!!!! You are a Christmas-like gift to this film! You get an ASSOCIATE PRODUCER credit + An enormous sense of pride + Lunch with me (I buy) + A signed film poster or art print + above (<=$100 non-credit rewards)

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $5,000 or more
    You selected

    0 backers Limited (3 left of 3)

    BOO-YA!!!!!!! You get EXECUTIVE PRODUCER credit + Glory + People will smile at you more + Lunch with me (I buy) + A signed, matted and framed film poster or art print + !*10^100 + above (<=$100 non-credit rewards)

    Estimated delivery:
Funding period

- (21 days)