Help Fund The Production For Upcoming DC Fan Short

Hello!

My name is Christopher Leong. I am a recent graduate from San Francisco State University with a Bachelors Degree in Cinema, and an up-and-coming Freelance Filmmaker living in The Bay Area.

I am looking to create a short film let alone a respectable one to submit to the biggest film festivals across the globe; such as The Cannes Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, The Sundance Film Festival, and much more!

However, I need the money to assemble the payroll big enough to pay my Cast and Crew what they are rightfully owed for the amount of work I will be asking out of them and for the amount of time for which they are needed.

I have previously submitted a short film shot entirely on a smart phone (Poker) and submitted to various festivals. However, I am looking to aim higher and meet the level of my competition I've faced if not exceed it. By doing so, I will need to recruit more people and acquire more equipment however but for a reasonable price.

Unlike this upcoming piece, my last film Poker was a much smaller production, a much shorter film and was an unpaid gig for everyone on that set.

Being the Writer, Director, and Producer once again and learning from what did and didn't go well with my last film, I know that this next project could be the one that can give us the recognition that we, as aspiring filmmakers, are actively searching for.

Aside from myself, we are all a Cast and Crew of recent college graduates and students longing for a career in Motion Pictures and Entertainment.

We are well aware how much of a long shot it is and will be as we are also knowledgeable about how subjective and inconsistent the business can be in terms of who exactly is granted the privilege when new people try to showcase themselves for a chance to bask in the limelight.

On behalf of the entire cast and crew, I do not only believe but I am certain that this next film could be our biggest of chances to prove ourselves, our capabilities, and our qualifications to earn a more permanent career in Motion Pictures and Filmmaking.

As of now, some of us either work the jobs that pay the bills or the lower paying jobs that we hope, in the long run, will bring us to where we want to be as filmmakers.

We are as passionate as we are hungry, both in a figurative and in a literal sense.

Though I personally work two jobs, money still remains tight thus I cannot afford to pay off my current nor future debts while paying my cast and crew at the same time.

With your donation, I can not only pay off my cast and crew but bring the absolute best out of every aspect of this upcoming piece thus making the absolute most out of the payroll; putting on all of the money's worth on the festival screens!

Even the smallest of donations you can make would sincerely mean the biggest and kindest of gestures not only for me but for my Cast and Crew.

THE BIG CATCH: Each and every member who donates will be listed under "Special Thanks" in the ending credits of the film.

That's right! If you donate, your name will be screened at every festival we'd be accepted into along with a potential opportunity to receive a private link to the final cut, watch the film early and see where all of your contributions went into!

This is your chance to help the next wave of filmmakers let alone an opportunity to have your name potentially be screened at festivals as big if not larger than The Sundance Film Festival or even The Cannes Film Festival!

We would ever be so humble and grateful for every donation going towards a cause that we hope will punch our tickets and bring some much needed new blood into business of Motion Pictures & Entertainment!

Thank you so much for your time and consideration!

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    • $250 
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    • $35 
    • 6 mos
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    • $25 
    • 7 mos
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Fundraising team: JFC Productions (14)

Chris Leong 
Organizer
Raised $2,915 from 13 donations
Redwood City, CA
J-kai Hsu 
Team member
Raised $50 from 1 donation
Amy Wan 
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