Capitol Video - Feature Film

Taylor Thomas and Julia Delaluz are a producer and director team. They first collaborated together in “Shadow of a Doubt,” in which Delaluz directed and Thomas produced. They are recent graduates of Towson University ready to make their first feature film.

Julia Delaluz, recently graduated from Towson University, has honed her passion in filmmaking by working on and creating numerous film projects in various positions. She is an aspiring writer/director.

Taylor Thomas is a recent graduate of Towson University, and author of the YA book series Samhain Island. She has assisted and worked on various film projects, including her own short film Bonnie and Bonnie which is currently in post-production.


WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

“Capitol Video” is a feature film done in a “mockumentary” style about the last video store open in Washington D.C. The film follows the family that owns the video store, focusing on two sisters, Ren and Roxanne. Roxanne is attached to their video store and its customers, while Ren desires to move away and start a career in the arts. Both girls are delusional in their pursuits, and as they change as people, will their relationship – and their store – stay the same?

“Capitol Video” isn’t just a nostalgia-trip about video stores, but it’s about how people change and evolve, and sometimes relationships don’t stay the same. It’s about friendship and sisterhood as well as appreciating the past while looking forward to the future.


WHY THIS STORY

Taylor Thomas grew up in her family’s video store, surrounded by movies. Her family owned and operated various video stores in the D.C., until they closed in 2011. The video store is very dear to her heart, and through this movie, we want to take advantage of a unique setting and topic.


WHAT WE NEED

Delaluz and Thomas are working with a lot of what they have. They have equipment, various props, and many locations locked- including that of the video store. But we still need your help with fundraising for craft services, various equipment and accessories and insurance. Please see our budget breakdown. Also, depending on the amount you donate, you will earn prizes! Click Here for Prizes for Donors 


 Preferred deadline is November 4th, but hard deadline is November 8th. Thank you for your support!


BUDGET BREAKDOWN

Cam and Tech: $695

Production Accessories: $30

Craft Services: $800

Transportation: $210

Post-Production Services: $60

Insurance: $500

Props and Costumes: $150

Room and Board: $585

Prizes for Donors
  • Matthew Lingo 
    • $10 
    • 31 mos
  • Susan Getze 
    • $1,000 
    • 32 mos
  • Michael Marchetti 
    • $100 
    • 32 mos
  • Peter Grenchik 
    • $20 
    • 32 mos
  • Russell Sorbello 
    • $10 
    • 32 mos
See all

Organizer

Julia Delaluz 
Organizer
Baltimore, MD
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