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Summary: The Garden by Natalia Iyudin | The Grace Hopper Movie: 2015 Production Fund by Melissa Pierce | Shevenge by Amber Benson | The Repass by Rae Shaw | The Stylist by Jill Sixx

The Garden by Natalia Iyudin


In 2089, Artificial Intelligence constructs called Integratons become the ruling class on earth. Analog humans are going extinct. The only way to survive is to integrate.
But Luc – a rebellious ballerina – would rather die than conform.

The Garden
Short Film
Director: Natalia Iyudin
Writer: Dmitry Iyudin
Producers: Marta Harasymowicz, Heather Hollingsworth, Zoe Couacaud & Hypatia Porter
Cinematography by Kamil Plocki & Autumn Eakin
Production Design by Javiera Varas (Dallas Buyers Club, The Dawn of The Planet of the Apes)
Music by Benjamin Horn & Dmitry Iyudin
Director of Special Effects: Bartek Kulas
Campaign goal & duration: $11,760January 15
Shooting in March

The Grace Hopper Movie: 2015 Production Fund
by Melissa Pierce

US math professor Grace Hopper joins the US Navy during World War II and finds herself at the forefront of the birth of computing.

Born With Curiosity: The Grace Hopper Movie
Documentary – Feature Film
Directed by Melissa Pierce
Written by Marian Kelly & Melissa Pierce
Producers: Marian Kelly & Melissa Pierce
Cinematography by Roger Kean
Researcher: Gina Handsberry
Campaign goal & duration: $75,000January 2

Shevenge by Amber Benson

Ever fantasized about killing that special someone? Us too!
Shevenge is a dark comedy that follows 3 best friends as they embark on a journey of revenge

Short Film
Directed by Amber Benson (Tara in Buffy, The Vampire Slayer)
Writen by David Greenman, Megan Lee Joy & Jessica Courtemanche
Created by Jessica Courtemanche and Megan Lee Joy
Produced by Megan Lee Joy, Jessica Courtemanche, Emme Rylan, David Blue for Beauregard Entertainment & Pixie Propaganda
Starring Emme Rylan, Eugene Byrd, David Blue, Dove Meir, Jessica Courtemanche & Megan Lee Joy
Cinematography by E. Gustavo Petersen
Production design by Tara Walker
Unit Production Manager: Hillary Jones
Costume Design by Lauren Bregman
Assistant Director: Valeria Maldonado
Special FX Makeup Artist: Tayler Berez
Edited by Don Money
Music by Chantal Claret
Campaign goal & duration: $10,000January 13

The Repass by Rae Shaw

Sometimes secrets hide in the light. A surreal fairy tale about a young girl in Hurricane Katrina.

The Repass
Feature Film
Director by Rae Shaw
Produced by Kim Xiong, Beverlee Gale, Ashunda Norris & Rae Shaw
Choreography by Anindo Marshall
Starring Marie Francoise Theodore, Donzaleigh Abernathy & Ray Auxais
Campaign goal & duration: $35,000January 1

The Stylist by Jill Sixx Gevargizian


A horror short about a hairstylist, written & directed by a hairstylist.

The Stylist
Short Film
Directed by Jill Sixx Gevargizian
Written by Eric Havens
Starring Najarra Townsend, Jennifer Plas and Angela Dupuie
Production Design Sarah Sharp
Cinematography by Robert Patrick Stern
Special Effects Makeup by Colleen May
Music by Colin Lacativa
Campaign goal & duration: $5,000January 5


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