Deceit - The Short Film


Deceit is a stylish and sexy, short film noir that is being produced by three really fantastic and talented people.  Elizabeth Ai, Donna Pedraza (producers) and me, Phil Abatecola, writer/director.  We\'re set to shoot November 5, 6, and 7 of 2010 and this is our money blast!

QUICK SYNOPSIS:  \"Set somewhere in the hills of Hollywood, a hard boiled Detective pressures a jewel thief to admit that she stole a priceless diamond, all the while our hero falls deeper into her web of seduction.\"

What we love about film is it\'s capacity to take us to other universes, with characters and settings that excite us, challenge us, all the while allowing us to escape for just a few moments. 

Our singular goal is to take our audience on a ride, allow them to have fun... to turn the off their worry, sit back and enjoy.  Deceit is going to be 10 minutes of mystery, danger, seduction... and a really fun twist.

Find out a whole lot more on our website including the latest updates, other ways you can contribute to the film, biographies on our key team members and cast.

At this point, we\'re working on gaining Non-Profit status to provide tax deductions to those who donate and will alert those who do to a possible, retroactive deduction.

TIER: \"A Friend of the Web\"
If you donate $5.00, you\'ll gain membership access to \"Making of...\" and all of the behind the scenes video content we can produce for you to enjoy.

TIER: \"A Friend of the Producer\"
If you donate $20.00, you\'ll not only gain access to our membership only content portion of the film\'s site, but you\'ll also receive a copy of the film on DVD.

TIER: \"A Friend of the Director\"
If you donate $50.00, you\'ll not only get everything
from above, but also personalized autographs from our really gorgeous stars, a video chat with the director and/or producers along with a copy of the score.

TIER: \"A Friend of the Star\"
Who doesn\'t want to be a friend of the star?  If you donate $100.00, you\'ll get everything from above, plus a personalized copy of the DVD.  By that we mean that we\'ll place a video at the head of the DVD with a personalized thanks to you from our stars as proof that you were a part of this production along with a \"Special Thanks\" credit on the film itself, a production booklet that includes a copy of the script with notes and production photos.

TIER: \"Executive Producer\"
Being an executive producer is a really big deal.  They usually raise all of the money, a step that\'s hard to skip when making a quality film.  If you donate $500.00, you\'ll get everything above, plus an Executive Producer credit and an invitation to participate as one of our producers at the festival premier of the film.  You will be responsible for travel and accommodations, but you will get a festival pass, which gives you access to all of the events, various other film screenings and parties! 
  • Scott & Melodee Bridges 
    • $100 
    • 128 mos
  • Paul LaPorte 
    • $100 
    • 128 mos
  • Alan Eisner 
    • $100 
    • 128 mos
  • Sir David Lean 
    • $20 
    • 128 mos
  • Brett Jones 
    • $50 
    • 128 mos
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Phil Abatecola 
Los Angeles, CA
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