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Christopher MorabitoBy Christopher Morabito
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Christopher MorabitoBy Christopher Morabito
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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Mon, April 15 2019 3:59 AM UTC +00:00.

About

TO LIVE

Our story addresses troubling ideas: ones that too many of us have dealt with. Mental health. Attempted Suicide. People who see themselves as outcasts who don't belong in the world are far too many. In this psychological thriller, we'll explore not only the complex emotions behind these thoughts, but also what happens when there's an innocent kid in the equation.

To Live is about a babysitter named Lisa who is taking care of a young boy named Colby. Throughout the night, Colby transforms into a demonic figure who attempts to kill Lisa. By the end, there's a twist that ties everything together. We aim to create an honest portrayal of someone balancing life, death, and the way they compose themselves in front of a child.

Our goal is to create a dialogue about mental health in the film community and in the world as a whole. To do this, we'll be going to film festivals across the globe. We are serious about this message, and are dedicating to reaching as large an audience as we can.

Also, at the end of the film we will include names of outlets and organizations. These resources will be aimed at spreading awareness, helping silent sufferers who may be watching, or otherwise continuing the dialogue beyond the context of the film.

CHARACTERS

● LISA (18, Female) — Babysitter. Loving and caring to a fault. Grapples with depression and schizophrenia for which she takes medication.

● COLBY (6–8, Male) — Lisa’s Nephew. Innocent and full of energy. Contrasted by how, at times, he appears as an evil spirit through Lisa’s eyes.

WHY SUPPORT US?

IT WILL BE FUN. If you donate to us, you are literally making this film possible. Be able to watch a piece of art knowing you are responsible for its creation. We're serious filmmakers, looking to make something professional and most importantly: powerful. Help us move people.

WE ARE DEDICATED. Award-winning filmmakers who LIVE and BREATHE film. We're all bound for Los Angeles after graduation and have interned in the industry extensively. Making a film is difficult, but we love it and we're not going to stop. 

THE PLAN

Every single dollar helps this dream come true. We are looking to create an environment with no boundaries so we can really give our best work. With the right materials, we can make something absolutely incredible.

Below is the list of things we need money for. It is listed in order from what we anticipate will be most costly to least.

  • Film Festivals (Domestic and International)
  • Campaign (Raising Awareness)
  • Lighting Equipment
  • Camera Equipment
  • Props
  • Talent Compensation
  • Stunts and Effects Compensation
  • Catering
  • Outfits / Wardrobe
  • Set Decoration
  • Backer Fulfillment (Postage)
  • Transportation

Risks and challenges

We're confident that with the right resources we can make something great. If our goal is reached, this project will be fully funded, be festival-ready, and be the best it can be!

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