Hermione Series - PBS Shoot Day

A once in a lifetime opportunity. Hermione Granger and the Quarter Life Crisis. On television.

(and not your chromecast streaming youtube to your TV, actual Television for your DVR)

We are The Chosen One(s)! PBS searched high and low for the best fan made Harry Potter content out there, and they chose us!! We've been picked to be featured in a new tv show about the power of reading! We need rushed funding for a single day of shooting so they can come and film us doing what we do!

Just over a year ago, we filmed the very first episode of Hermione Granger and the Quarter Life Crisis and it's been an amazing experience every step of the way. "We" is the tremendous group of creative professionals and Harry Potter fans who pooled their talents and created a little magic of their own.

Check out our trailer!

With 5 episodes on YouTube, appearances at conventions around the globe, and a bevy of press from Shadow & Act to Elle UK, it's time for the next adventure!

Production for Season 2 of HGQLC is slated to begin in late January 2018, but PBS needs to come and shoot us in December. We don't have funds ready to start filming yet, but being featured on a network like PBS is a huge opportunity to grow our community and to reach Harry Potter fans all across the country, so we can't miss out!

That's where you come in!

Where's your money going?
We've got lots of expenses to cover, and the full breakdown of our budget is below.

Our first priorities are paying for our shooting location and for equipment rentals, but we want to be able to pay all of our amazing cast and crew!

Every dollar past $1700 will go toward giving our talented team wages for their work!

IF we manage to surpass our goal, ALL of our funding will go toward paying cast and crew the best rate we can give them.


This is the kind of opportunity that you hope for when you work this hard on something you believe in, everyone who has put their time and energy into our show deserves this!

Please help us take this huge step for our show, help us show the world Women of Color are talented artists and filmmakers, and help us share what our love of reading has brought to the world!


Since you're on this fundraising page hopefully we're your loved ones, friends, and co-workers, but beyond that we are working professionals with a track record you can trust!

Eliyannah Amirah Yisrael | Creator, Director
She's a Black girl from Chicago who was supposed to stay inside her box. Instead, she decided to dream big, live bigger and change the world through visual storytelling. Since 2010, she has written and directed across mediums to tell stories about the objects of her obsession: women of color.

Megan Grogan | Producer
She has worked simultaneously in network television and independent filmmaking for 10 years, and has brought 3 short films to festivals around the country. Bringing HGQLC to life has been one of her greatest rewards as a woman in this business.

Marigrace Angelo | Producer
MG’s producing credits run the gamut, from broadcast advertising for Fortune 500 companies, live events for non-profit organizations, independent films, and the occasional podcast or two. A lifelong nerd and Potter fan, she is thrilled to have found a production family as wonderful as the HGQLC cast and crew. She is a Ravenclaw with strong Slytherin tendencies.

Alice Pearce  | Producer
When she isn't a PA for network TV, she's an AD for independent projects from features to music videos and produces short films for festivals and this webseries for YOU! She's a proud Slytherin and an enormous nerd who'd happily make wizarding tv shows for the rest of her life.
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    • $28 
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    • $31 
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    • $50 
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    • $15 
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Eliyannah Amirah Yisrael 
Los Angeles, CA
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