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A new series about four friends who realize their survival jobs have become their entire lives. A comedy about children of all ages.
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What's the series about?

The creative team of Eric Folks, Marie Claire Roussel, Mariette Strauss and Alex J Gould brings you a new comedy series about a group of nannies tending to the spawn of New York City's elite. Together they traverse the bubble that is NYC privatized childcare, navigating neurotic parents, destructive children, food allergies, severe under-appreciation, lack of motivation, and their deep-seated fear of becoming the people they despise...all while sitting on a park bench. 

Everyone has worked a job they despise. But it's different when the next generation of high society is in your hands.

Why so much money?

We plan on filming 6 episodes this summer, penned by Sean Murphy and directed by Dolan Bloom.

To achieve the high level of quality and professionalism we desire, there are many expenses, both obvious ones and others more insidious. There are numerous essential collaborators on a film set, who must be compensated for their work and indispensable skills.

Film production is costly. Crew members who must be compensated include: 1st Assistant Director, Director of Photography, Production Manager, Hair/Makeup, Production Sound Mixer, Costume Designer/ Wardrobe, Production Designer, Art Department Assistants, and Production Assistants. Once we account for the rental of film equipment, lights, location rental fees, permits, transportation, craft services, and short-term production insurance, the bill has already exceeded $10,000.

Then comes post-production. This process involves multiple people going over the footage with a fine-tooth comb finding the select moments out of the hours of material we have and carefully cutting them together into the perfect audiovisual package. Post requires the following folks: Editor, Colorist, Graphics Designer, Music Supervisor, and Sound Designer.

Finally, let’s not forget the hidden costs of maintaining a website domain and promoting the show after its release. We must also set aside funds for festival submissions and publicity — necessary components to ensure that we can reach our audience and find our path forward beyond season one.

We plan on utilizing volunteers and cutting costs where we can, but we do believe that artists and filmmakers should be compensated fairly for their work.

**Additionally, pitching our project on this e-platform means that 5% of the funds are collected by Kickstarter as a fee.

STRETCH GOAL: $25,000 - We have discussed a NANNIES holiday special, released this December, and if we exceed this goal it can be created and brought to life!!! Additionally, any extra money raised will allow us to cut fewer corners and be able to entice the most skilled individuals to work with us. Basically, it will give us some wiggle room.

Kickstarter Video credits:

Director/Editor/Director of Photography: Dolan Bloom

1st AD: Eric Folks

Music by: Sadie Vada and Jesse Drohan

Graphics Design: Leo Martinez

Risks and challenges

Every creative project faces a certain number of risks and challenges from conception to completion and NANNIES is no exception. We are fortunate to have a solid network of friends who are creative professionals themselves. This network provides us with a safety net of sorts to offset potential hiccups along the way! While we do not foresee any major delays in production or release there is the possibility that the series may have its public release later than planned. If these do occur honesty is our policy: our backers will be the first to know both the cause and our solution.

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    Good Vibes

    A member of the NANNIES team will think of you the next time they hear a child laugh PLUS we will shout your name from on high! (On high = social media and our upcoming website.)

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    Early Access

    We will sing your praises on social media and our website AND give you early access to all episodes before they become available to the general public.

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    A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

    You will be thanked on social media and our website and given early access to all episodes....

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    ...we will send you a digital NANNIES poster to use as your background or print and hang in your room!

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    Thanks for the Laughs

    You will be thanked on social media and our website, be given early access to all episodes, receive a digital poster...

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    ...VIP access to the extended BLOOPER REEL and BEHIND THE SCENES videos from our shoot this summer!

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    Dowloadable Thanks

    You will receive our thanks on social media and our website, digital poster, early access to episodes, VIP access to our blooper/behind the scenes videos,
    PLUS a personalized thank you video from our creative team,

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    a digital download of the full season one soundtrack of original children's song covers,

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    a digital download of the complete first season and pilot episode to keep forever!

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    You're TOTES the Best

    You will receive our thanks on social media and our website, digital poster, early access to episodes, VIP access to our bloopers/behind the scenes videos, a personal thank you video, original season soundtrack, a digital download of season one...

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    ... a NANNIES tote bag so you can be a human advertisement for the show you helped make!

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    It's Party Time

    You will receive our thanks on social media and our website, early access to episodes, VIP access to our bloopers/behind the scenes videos, a NANNIES tote bag,
    PLUS 2 Tickets to the NANNIES Premier Party tentatively scheduled for Fall 2017.
    (pending availability and transportation.)

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    So You Wanna Be A Producer?

    Boom. You're an Associate Producer of NANNIES. A fact which will be proclaimed in the credits of every episode.

    (Includes thanks on social media, early access, poster, bloopers/behind the scenes videos, personal thank you video, digital download of season/soundtrack, tote bag, and 2 premiere tickets.)

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    Take the NANNIES Tour

    You are a mover and a shaker! Associate Producer credit for you in the episode credits and on our website!

    PLUS You're invited to join the NANNIES cast for an afternoon tour of the Brooklyn nanny spots that inspired the creation of NANNIES, followed by a private screening with the creative team! (Pending availability and transportation.)

    AND you will be receiving a signed copy of the script used by the cast (notes, doodles and all) from your favorite episode!

    (Includes thanks on social media, early access, poster, bloopers/behind the scenes videos, personal thank you video, digital download of season/soundtrack, tote bag, and premier tickets.)

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    Welcome Aboard

    You've graduated to FULL Producer credit in our episode credits and on our website,

    PLUS you will be receiving an invite to the aforementioned private tour and screening

    PLUS a signed copy of the script used by the creators (notes, doodles and all) from your favorite episode

    AND a VIP dinner made by and enjoyed with the creative team (pending availability and transportation)!

    (Includes thanks on social media, early access, poster, bloopers/behind the scenes videos, personal thank you video, digital download of season/soundtrack and tote bag.)

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    I'm a Star

    WELCOME TO THE CAST! You've bought yourself a line in our series, and will be welcomed on set in July to film! As a VIP guest star you will be praised and pampered. (Pending availability and transportation.)

    (Includes thanks on social media/website, early access, poster, bloopers/behind the scenes videos, personal thank you video, digital download of season/soundtrack, tote bag, and 2 premiere tickets.)

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