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Currently Crowdfunding: ‘Horizon’; ‘Holy Night’; ‘The Shift’

Currently Crowdfunding: From ‘Horizon’ to ‘Moonwalk With Me’, these are the films that deserve your support. Help bring them to life – it can’t happen without you.

Currently Crowdfunding: ‘Horizon’; ‘Holy Night’; ‘The Shift’

Title: Horizon

Funding goal: $20,000
Slate for filming: In the process for 2018 release. Costs go towards costume, production design, crew fees, equipment, and transportation.
Logline: “A space-based adventure that grapples with what it means to be human amidst a digital landscape, told through the story of skilled and stubborn astronaut-in-training Joan Kepler”
Why you should support it: Any film that compares itself to Interstellar and Black Mirror is probably worth it
Key team members: Nic Yulo: director, Mahak Jiwani: producer, Sasha John: co-producer, Jorge Arzac: cinematographer

Title: Holy Night

Funding goal: $20,000
Slate for filming: Still to come
Logline: “A preacher, a grandmother and a teenager all struggle to stay connected to their community during Christmas due to their destructive relationship with prescription drugs.”
Why you should support it: Holy Night will be a unique interactive film where users are able to explore the community of the film’s world and switch character perspectives at any point in time. Choose your own adventure fans: get excited.
Key team members: Casey Stein: director, Chris Janney: producer, Ben Zeiger: writer, Nathan Podshadley: cinematographer, Joan Educate: editor

Title: 100 Days of Oceans

Funding goal: $110,000
Slate for filming: 2018
Logline: “A documentary about the problems of our oceans, taking us to places where the footprint of our modern civilization cannot be ignored anymore.”
Why you should support it: Because David Attenborough would want you to
Key team members: York Hovest: photographer, Katrin Eigendorf: journalist, Sabine Streich: digital Pioneer, Saskia Hovest: manager, Michael Schinner: cameraman

Title: The Shift

Funding goal: $9,000
Slate for filming: Still to come
Logline: “A suspense drama following a young, savvy bartender who fights to retain control while she is trapped alone with a troubled stranger during a work shift”             
Why you should support it: The space between consenting female sexuality and violation is very topical, and likely be given justice by this film’s all-female production team.
Key team members: Tara Grace Duffy: writer / director / producer, Sabine Bou-Jaoude: director of photography, Sloan Turner: executive producer

Title: Retch

Funding goal: $10,750
Slate for filming: In process; costs go towards paying cast and crew, marketing the film and submitting to multiple festivals.
Logline: “A tense horror film about how human perceptions and biases affect our responses in life and death situations”
Why you should support it: Horrors exploring the topic of ethnicities and bias in modern society are a fascinating twist on the genre.
Key team members: Monica Valenzuela: producer, Leos Ramos: producer, Tifa Tomb: director / editor, Nicole Pouchet: producer

Title: Moonwalk With Me

Funding goal: $6,000
Slate for filming: Still to come
Logline: “A story from the heart, about a Korean American girl named Juno who struggles to keep her drifting father grounded”    
Why you should support it: Films about the Korean-American immigrant experience are scarce, and Moonwalk promises an illustrative lens.
Key team members: So Young Shelly Yo: writer / director, Kate Zhu: producer, Jamil Munoz: producer, Frances Chen: DP, Daniel Leighton: line producer, Kevin Contento: AD, Natalie Falt: production designer, Sabrina Hong: storyboard artist

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Daisy Phillipson is an outspoken, opinionated writer with a passion for all things film-related, particularly when it comes to horror and cult comedy. When she’s not watching flicks, she loves to cook vegan food, listen to Billy Childish, and write short stories with unhappy endings.

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