Fundraiser for Indie Film and Series

We are now fundraising for No Virtue season 2 and feature film The Ripple Effect!!!  Donate and become a co-executive producer of one of these projects.

Anyone donating $100 or more will get a link to a private online screening of No Virtue season 1.

No Virtue -- web series

No Virtue is a new media series with 6 episodes in season 1. Each episode follows drifters, Natasha and Vern, who invade a home of two drug dealers. Far from being angels themselves, Natasha and Vern decide to take over the business. However, things get tricky when the drug kingpin's son, Pedro, arrives to keep an eye on things and a nosy neighbor sees more than he should...

No Virtue Season 1 was filmed in June 2020 and will be released to a limited audience August-September 2020. 

A big thank you to our amazing cast and crew for helping us make this possible!

No Virtue season 2  cast
Emily Sweet (Natasha) – Emily is an American actress, model, and producer. She began her acting career by appearing in plays, musicals, and short films before being cast in a variety of full-length independent films. She is best known for feature films Castle Freak, Cry Havoc, and Palace.
Nick Josten (Vern) – Nick is an actor, producer and  standup comedian. He is best known for No Virtue, Film Something, and Three Clicks.
Lukas Silva (Pedro) – Lukas is an actor best known for No Virtue, Wellhollow, and Stripped.
Christopher Blumen (Cole T Baxter) – Christopher is an actor and producer best known for No Virtue, Cut (2018) and 10 Syllables (2019).

Others TBD

The Ripple Effect -- feature film

Tragic events connect the lives of five strangers in the warp of time.

The Ripple Effect is a drama feature film written by Spencer Stephens and MJ Palo. Auditions in are in Fall 2020.

MJ Palo (director, screenwriter, executive producer) – MJ is an award-winning screenwriter, director and producer. After earning a PhD from the University of Reno, MJ has worked as a screenwriter for 10+ years. MJ is best known for her feature film Baby Money and her short film Mommy's Pickles available on Amazon Prime.

Andrew Arguello  (director, cinematographer, editor) - Andrew started his career by working for the Walt Disney Company in Florida and then in California. After three years, Andrew moved back to Reno to marry his high school sweetheart. Andrew discovered his passion for live-action films and cinematography and started a production company. Andrew's goal is to create the highest quality narrative stories and has been involved with projects from local indie projects to world-famous projects. He has worked with Gary Baum (Will & Grace), James Burrows (Will & Grace) and John Ealer (Netflix’s Roman Empire) and on features like Desert Shadows and shorts like 10 Syllables. 

Kelli Bincoe  (producer) – Kelli has been working in the film industry for more than 20 years on a variety of projects, from film to music videos to live events. She is best known for the feature film Desert Shadows and short films 10 Syllables and Sotto Voce and web series No Virtue and No tomorrow.

Use of donations
All donations will be used 100% to pay production expenses (cast, crew, equipment, insurance, etc).

Anyone donating $1000 will become a co-executive producer of No Virtue or The Ripple Effect.

Interested in becoming a co-producer and return of investment opportunities? Please contact for more details: [email redacted]

BTS photos from No Virtue season 1 shoot

Our amazing cast and crew

MJ and Andrew hard at work49454106_1594956065285333_r.jpeg

The famous RED49454106_1594956076784542_r.jpeg

Natasha and Vern planning something... And if you look closely, you see no reflection in CARP-E DIEM. 

Somehow Steve got the best seat?

Hard at work again! 


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