My Breast Choice Documentary

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Raised by 42 people in 18 months
Aniela Tuchband  HOLLYWOOD, FL
Thank you so much for taking the time to look at my GoFundMe. 

My name is Aniela and I need your help to make an hour long honest and inspirational documentary based on my one woman show, "I Don't Have Cancer"

At the end of 2014 I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer, less than a year after my mother passed away from Ovarian Cancer, and three days prior to scheduling a preventative double mastectomy. 

Being an actress, I dealt with it the best way I knew how, by being open, using laughter, and sharing the experience from the inside using social media #MyBreastChoice  . 
While recovering from the double mastectomy and during chemo, the phenomenally talented sketch writer, Tony Rivera, and I co-wrote a one-woman show for the Miami Improv Festival at the request of David Christopher. The audience's reaction was so outrageously positive that Tony and I expanded it and I preformed the show three more times during my last week of chemotherapy in April. 

Four months later, I am still running into audience members who tell me the show changed their lives, made them comfortable with their scars, and inspired them to get checked. 

Now, I want to share this show to all of you. I am going to be preforming "I Don't Have Cancer" one last time for a small free audience. After, we are going to compile all of the footage from each show and during my journey  to make an hour long documentary that can help inspire others. 

Already, so many people have donated their time filming, giving me space to preform, printing materials, doing voice over, and much more. But to move to the next step EDITING!!  I need your help: 

Editing
Sound Design
Music Licensing
Music Composer
Color Correction
Submission Fees for Festivals 

Any help you can give will be greatly appreciated, whether it be financial or through services. 

Gratefully Yours,

Aniela
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Update 9
Posted by Aniela McGuinness
11 months ago
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Yes, that was me.

In the beginning of January I filmed an Autonation commercial as a Breast Cancer Survivor which just started airing last week.

It was a wonderful experience that really helped me get in shape. Plus, I put my entire check towards my documentary but more is still needed.

Your donation will help us cover the cost of submitting to festivals, hiring a publicist and lawyer, and paying for marketing and deliverables.

Each step puts this film that much closer to being in the hands of the cancer patients and caregivers who need it.

Anything helps, so please donate and share this GoFundMe with your friends and family ...or if you are friends with Angelina Jolie or Ellen, hook a sister up!

Gratefully Yours,

Aniela
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Update 8
Posted by Aniela McGuinness
11 months ago
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Good News... CBS 12 News' Michelle Wright interviewed me (link below) for their Extraordinary People segment.

We talked about cancer-obviously- and we explored how joy can exist at the same time. We also mentioned GoFundMe.com/MyBreastChoice

You can be a part of bringing honesty and humor to cancer patients and their families by helping us make this film. Please donate.

We are almost done with the rough edit and then it is off to our amazing sound man for music.

After that, we will be submitting it to film festivals, hospitals, and support groups.

Your donates will help us acquire a publicist, lawyer, creating the deliverables, etc.

Any donation will help or if you are an entertainment attorney, publicist, or know Angelina Jolie, LET'S TALK. ;-)

Gratefully Yours,

Aniela


http://cbs12.com/news/extraordinary-people/breast-cancer-survivor-goes-viral-for-creative-way-to-help-patients-cope-laugh-love
CBS 12- Extraordinary People
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Update 7
Posted by Aniela McGuinness
13 months ago
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Editing!!!

It is magical watching the pieces snap together perfectly to create a film even more powerful than its individual parts.

When you are working on art there are three options: Fast, Good, and Cheap; but you can only pick two of the three. We want it GOOD and with your donations we can do it Fast(er).

Thank you all so much for your support. We are almost done with the rough cut and then off to sound! :-)
There is Love all around us. Just keep your eyes open.
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Update 6
Posted by Aniela McGuinness
15 months ago
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Editing is starting on the documentary and music is being composed.

We have been very lucky to have a team that is willing to put their time and love into this project without being paid...YET.

Your donations will help us pay these wonderful technicians and artists so that we can get this film into the world.

This current step is going to cost around $5,000 (only because the team has taken a huge pay cut) and any donation amount will help!

Gratefully Yours,

Aniela

P.S.- As an gift to you, here is some Halloween Fun.
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$2,765 of $35k goal

Raised by 42 people in 18 months
Created August 17, 2015
LH
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Leanna Lynne House
26 days ago
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Anonymous
6 months ago
ML
$35
Michelle Lachman
6 months ago

Surgery is coming up in October 2016. You are the one resource I've found that has made me feel like I CAN DO THIS!!! Stay strong, stay beautiful, stay healthy!!!!!

MA
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michelle koleth arbel
8 months ago
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11 months ago
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LM
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11 months ago
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