"Dear Tilly" Film Campaign

"Dear Tilly" is a short documentary framed as a letter to Carrie and Ron Shogan's adopted daughter, Tilly, a pig with a tragically short life that inspired the two to open a sanctuary where 40+ animals now reside. While Tilly may not be here to witness the lives saved by her legacy, others can. In an effort to create closure and inspire empathy, "Dear Tilly" blurs the lines between human and animal in a time where our definition of family needs to stretch far beyond our own reflection.

By backing this film, you will be allowing us to pay our composer, camera operator, editor and animator. Funds also cover travel and gas costs for the film as well as film festival submission fees. The current total is estimated at 10,443.40 if things go smooth sailing but to make sure we don't end up short changing anyone especially in post, we wanted to aim for a solid 11,000. We aim to be finished by February 2021 to meet festival submission dates.

Donors, if consented via email,  will be entered in a raffle to win film and Little Oink Bank merch and every donor will be sent a download link of the film. All non anonymous donours will receive a large special thanks in the film's credits.

We are so excited to make this film and can't wait for your help to tell the story of those without words.




  • Michael Hogan 
    • $20 
    • 10 mos
  • Kyla Yin 
    • $20 
    • 11 mos
  • Molly S 
    • $25 
    • 12 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $30 
    • 14 mos
  • Sharon Panneton  
    • $50 
    • 15 mos
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Robyn Wadey 
Vancouver, BC
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