Hola MyM Community!!
Just wanted to congratulate all of you for helping us make Kickstarter's Hall of Fame! We are the 3rd narrative feature film to get the most funding in Kickstarter's history! And I might add that we had no famous people attached like the others! Not that we're boasting or anything..;-)
Also, since you helped us get funded we are officially in pre-production! We're now turning our attention towards finding our cast. We're hosting our first open casting call TOMORROW, Saturday May 28th 11am-5pm, in Huntington Park (6325 Pacific Suite 300, near Gage Ave). Since we're in this together, I'm turning to all of you to help us spread the word and find our leading young Latina ladies and future superstars!! Please take a moment to read the character breakdowns so you know what we're looking for. No acting experience needed!!
abrazotes! aurora & mym team
Hi official MyM Backers!
Just wanted to kindly remind you to make sure all is okay with your KS/Amazon account. Every penny goes a long way on this film so we appreciate you making sure the funds are available for us to apply towards our fast-approaching production. If there is an issue withdrawing, Kickstarter will usually send several notifications to you through email to alert you of the problem. If you have any questions, let us know and we'll do our best to help you. Kickstarter can also be contacted with questions.
Aurora y MyM team
It is with immense gratitude and utter joy that I say, LO HICIMOS!! WE DID IT!!
This has been a crazy emotional ride for all of us...I mean, honestly, there were moments when I doubted. When I feared that we wouldn't make it. And then people around me, people like yourself, would send me a message of hope. I heard things like, "I know you're gonna make this goal! Keep pushing, mija, you have to believe in us!" And every time I heard those words I felt this surge of inspiration and my wonderful social media and marketing team (Laurie & Char) would come up with brilliant ideas and we'd push, and in the end, the donations came. And I have to say that SO MANY of you did the pushing for us...you took this on! You organized parties, went out to family and friends, took to the streets and flyered...you tweeted and retweeted the hell out of our call to action! Other filmmakers like the Bratt Brothers, Nekisa & Dee from the film Pariah, and Maryam from Circumstance reached into their communities and helped us bridge our audiences...and they did...and they will continue to grow because of this!
I am honored by all of your energies~! Now we move on to pre-production! Now we start the search for the girls who will play Mosquita & Mari so we can give this film life! So please, make sure to LIKE our MyM Facebookpage http://www.facebook.com/#!/mosquitaymari and follow us on twitter!
Your rewards will come...since we're moving on to pre-production FAST we probably won't be able to send out rewards till Fall! Unless we find some volunteers to help with that ;-) And some rewards that have to do with visiting set...well, we will be in touch with you soon!!
And finally...please make sure you have your donations in your $ accounts. Amazon will be withdrawing so we can then take that $ and go into Huntington Park, LA and make Mosquita y Mari.
ABRAZOTES! The journey has just begun!
Aurora y MyM team
It's the FINAL push!
With your help, love, support, re-posts, updates and tweets, we are exactly $7,325 away from our goal.
This is it. Now is the time to give it that final push - we have ALL come so far and so close, and we hear you and we are FIRED UP to shoot this movie and make it happen.
Please keep up this momentum, we only have 10 hours left!
Let's wake up tomorrow and look at this site and say loud and proud,
"Si Se Pudo!"
We can do this!
Peace and Love,
Aurora y Team MyM