Happy Anniversary Short Film

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Intro
Hi, my name is Andres Sarmiento and I am the founder and producer of D'Vision Indie Films . We are a small South Florida film production company with a lot of hunger for storytelling.  Our goal is not to only help ourselves, but other people's visions come to life.  

The Story
"Happy Anniversary" is a drama about two individuals, Mark and Stacy,  who are reunited after given circumstances and remind themselves as to where fate has brought them. This is a story about the decisions and sacrifices that we all have to make in the persue of our dreams. Although it may not seem apparent at the time, everything always happens for a reason.

The Campaign
With every great story told, there has been some sort of financial support to back it up. Working from the Indie level, we rely heavily on contributions and sponsorships to help pay for expenses such as crew, location, and etc. By simply taking a few minutes of your time, we'd appreciate any financial support to help this vision come to life.  Another way to contribute is by simply Liking and Sharing this campaign to build more buzz through our community. In the Film Industry, you're only as strong as the team around you.

Perks
Every contribution is worth something!
$10+ : Social Media Shout Out
$20+ : Special Thanks Credit ON SCREEN!
$50+ : DVIF Goodie Bag
(Keychain, Pens, Bands, Private Premiere Pass)
$100+ : DVD copy of Film and a personal invitation to set to meet the team
$350+: Associate Producer Credit!!
$300+ : DVIF Collector's Pack w/BTS footage and signed poster of Cast&Crew, plus an album from our composer Shy Monster.
$500+ : Executive Producer Credit!!
*FAQs about the perks will be in the bottom.


Cast
Alex Lugo is portraying the role of Mark, an aspiring actor that is finally achieving his dreams but with great sacrifices.  Alex Lugo is a young Puerto Rican Actor and Musician residing in Miami, Florida. Raised in a family of actors, Alex has been immersed in the craft since an early age. His father, Daniel Lugo, is a prominent film/television actor in Latin America with a career that has spanned over 50 years. 

Mariana Catarcione will be portraying the role of Stacy, a you woman who simply just did what was necessary for love.

The Team
Andres Sarmiento(Writer & Director) is a South Florida filmmaker who gravitates in the genre of drama and character driven pieces. His style of story telling is that of grasping personal experiences and translating it into a story that will impact the audience.  His most recent project, Bad Beat, is a story about learning how to cope with a personal loss and not allow anger to clowd our judgement. 

Luis Paez(Producer) is a South Florida composer who founded the music group Shy Monster along with his partner Hayden Blades. He is also head of the audio department at Omni Advertising and lead audio engineer. With this project being his Producing debut, he hopes to continue to tell stories that not only inspire him, but people's lives as well. 

Amard Miller(Executive Producer) is a South Florida actor and filmmaker. After many years of being infront of the camera, Amard is jumping behind the camera and starting to create content of his own. With the creation of his company "Miller Boy Productions" he hopes to create and showcase high quality content.

Alexandra Bello(Executive Producer) is a proud PUCMM & Art Institutes alumni that comes from the Caribbean born to an eminent Ballet personality 'Miriam Bello' and the published author 'Cecilio Diaz'.  She appeared on her first musical as a leading character at the age of 9 and at the age of 14, her first job was as a co-host and singer on the television show: "Sabado Chiquito de Corporan"; transmitted from Dominican Republic to the caribbean and all South America. Alexandra started her modeling career jointly with her television ventures but she pursued the international Beauty pageants for a longer period of time until she reached the victory with the Miss Atlantic International at the age of 22 years old. She now lives in South Florida and is the founder of Film Carpet quarterly Gala screenings and Artistic Times Television. 

Michelle Esrig(Executive Producer) is from MIST Productions and also a member of Women in Film & Television Florida - South FL.

Ariel Ramon(Director of Photography) is the founder of Elevate Films with his production partner and friend, Alejandro Borjas. Constantly working, he always finds the time to collaborate with local up and coming filmmakers to help their visions come to life. Nowadays he is a popular face in the local production company at Film Heads and continues to inspire our community.

Joey Albano(Assistant Director) is not only a talented and passion driven filmmaker, but he is also a talented local South Florida comedian that can put a smile on just about anyone's face! With an experience of working at Viacom as an editor to his constant booking as a freelancer, Joey has definetely molded himself into a true filmmaker.

Angela Stein(Make Up Artist) is originaly from Atlanta, GA. Her interest in makeup, hair, and fashion was sparked at a young age while she was part of a circus and gymnastics team where she created stories through her performances. Since then, she has worked as a make up artist in various projects ranging from commercial work to weddings.

Kerry Guo(Editor) started his passion with photography at a very young age in New York city. Mostly just taking photos of his family during vacations or get togethers. After a period of growing up, he expanded his vision into video and video editing where during college in Miami, he was introduced to today's leading industry standard editing and visual effects programs. After college, he made his professional debut at one of the most hectic and fast paced advertising companies in Arizona called Arrowhead Advertising. Here, Kerry worked on Hyundai, Arizona United SC, eegee's, and other TV commercials.

Shy Monster(Score Composer) is South Florida music group that originated in early 2016 by pairing the efforts of composers Luis Paez and Hayden Blades. After scoring a film together, the duo continues to write music under the name of Shy Monster with tracks such as Bad BeatNo Mas, and Are You Afraid of the Dark?.

Budget Breakdown

FAQ
How can I obtain and secure my Perks?
Our team will take the time to contact everyone who has contributed to the project and discuss the best possible approach so every individual gets their promised perks.
When can I expect to receive the Perks?
Every perk has a different demand. But expect to receive them once the picture is Finalized. 
When will Principal Phothography begin?
We anticipate to begin Principal Photography by April, but could be sooner if we reach our financial goal and  lock a location beforehand.
How will the Contributers be kept informed during and after the campaign?
Simple! Find and follow our Facebook Page, as well as D'Vision Indie Films main site and their Instagram account.
How can I contact the production DIRECTLY?
Easy! Just send us an email at [email redacted]
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Organizer

Andres Sarmiento 
Organizer
Miami, FL
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