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$2,205 of $1,800 goal

Raised by 53 people in 46 months

"Don't wait around for someone else to tell your story. Do it yourself by whatever means necessary." - Lena Dunham

Everyone has a story but not everyone is willing to tell it. When I finally decided to tell my story, I outlined it, wrote the script, storyboarded it, and cast it all in the same day. This is what I call my Passion project. Passion with a capital "P." After fixing the script, gathering my crew, filming the story, and making the edits, it is now it's time to share the story. 

When I first thought of it, my mindset was that there was nothing I could do about it. It's just a dream and doesn't exist. However, I felt that this dream was worth it so I turned it into a goal, which comes with a plan of action. I would like to submit this short film into as many film festivals around the world as possible. Unfortunately, I'm discovering it is quite costly to share your Passion. Therefore, I am asking if you are willing to help me share.

Each festival ranges from $0 - $80+ and I'm afraid I cannot afford  all the submission fees, DVD costs, and press kit printouts it requires. I am hoping with your help, that this short film will act as a catalyst that will launch me into the right direction. If by some miracle, I am able to raise more than my goal, then I can enter even more festivals! Someday, I'd like to tell a bigger story, more stories. There aren't very many women in filmmaking and I would like to change the game. And who knows? Maybe one day, I'll end up telling YOUR story. Thank you for your time. 

This film is presented by Granny Cart Gangstas.

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Hello lovely supporters!

If you haven't heard, "Accident" is currently in a contest for The Audience Awards! We are the only Asian entry too! If you can take a moment to vote today and tomorrow for "Accident," it would be greatly appreciated! Thank you for supporting Asians and women in filmmaking!

http://theaudienceawards.com/films/accident18988
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We are an official selection for the I Hella Love Shorts Film Festival happening on 3/29 in Oakland, CA! Tickets are only $8 if you are interested in attending. Hope to see you there! Thank you for your help in making this happen!
I Hella Love Shorts Official Selection
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Oh my goodness! And we are funded! Thank you to everyone who donated, shared my link or even thought about trying to help me out, I am astounded by your generosity. I cannot wait to submit this film. And for anyone still wanting to donate and get a DVD, it's not too late! Thank you everyone!
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$2,205 of $1,800 goal

Raised by 53 people in 46 months
Created April 13, 2014
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DG
$5
daniel garcia
44 months ago

You guys are Hilarious, keep doing your thing. Much love from LA

RP
$40
Rosemarie Prado-Tse
45 months ago (Offline Donation)
$50
Bo! Campbell
46 months ago

Hot potato! :D

OS
$65
Oliver Saria
46 months ago

let's make it an even 2Gs! best of luck!

MD
$50
Michael Dorado
46 months ago

Congrats on reaching your fundraising goal!!

$25
Anonymous
46 months ago
$25
Anonymous
46 months ago
KM
$35
Kelley Moran
46 months ago

Good Luck Ava! I can't wait to see it!

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