We are proud to bring to life this gripping new project from award-winning film director, Andrè Joseph of AJ Epyx Productions , writer/producers Christopher Stewart and Minoj of Source Life Entertainment , and associate producer Sonia Ruiz. Every contribution will matter in bringing our vision to life.
For the full background of the project, please check out our official website .
CALCULATED EGOS follows a struggling Brooklyn warehouse worker named Melvin Mac, Jr. who is offered an important job opportunity by reputed Italian mob boss, Don Cesare Pachino. The wealth that the job provides for Mac’s wife and son also makes him a target for enemies working in the shadows. This results in a series of tragic events that will change both the Mac and Pachino family lives forever. The web series will be a 10-episode arc spanning three generations from the mid-1970s to the present day.
What makes this project stand out is the diversity of the tale. Two families who could not be any different from one another both racially and economically. But they share equal amounts of inner drama as well as a desire for power no matter who they have to hurt in the process. Every move that each character makes to achieve success is a calculated one.
To get our pilot episode produced, we are looking to raise $30,000 to go towards production on locations in the five boroughs of New York City in the summer of 2021. Funds will contribute to all production costs, including but not limited to travel costs, locations and equipment rentals, meeting COVID-19 safety protocols, and postproduction.
THE REWARD TIERS
Below you will find the GoFundMe Incentive Tiers:
• $5.00 gets you a special thank you on the website. Also a Social media badge indicating your donation that can be shared.
• $25.00 gets you a special thank you in the credits and website. Also a Social media badge indicating your donation that can be shared.
• $50.00 gets you a signed letter from the Director and Crew and all lower tier items.
• $75.00 gets you a signed photograph of any cast member of your choosing and all lower tier items.
• $100.00 gets you a limited edition Calculated Egos T-Shirt and all lower tier items.
• $150.00 gets you 1 ticket to the Calculated Egos fundraising party in Brooklyn this summer featuring cast and crew and all lower tier items.
• $250.00 gets you a limited edition Calculated Egos poster signed by the entire cast and crew and all lower tier items.
• $300.00 gets you 2 tickets to the Calculated Egos fundraising party in Brooklyn this summer featuring cast and crew and all lower tier items.
• $500.00 gets you an Associate Producer credit and a walk-on role in the series as well as all lower tier items.
• $1000.00 gets you a Co-Executive Producer credit and a speaking role in the series as well as all lower tier items.
• $5000.00 gets you a single Producer credit with VIP access to all Calculated Egos-related promotional events and all lower tier items.
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We would be honored to have you be a part of this journey. There’s a lot of work to be done, but we truly believe this is the way to start.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
- mallory haratz
- antoni Diazz
- Lennox Blake
- Robert Oliver
Fundraising team: Calculated Egos Fundraising Team (2)
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