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Please enjoy our introduction video!

Hello Family and Friends,
We are a group of senior students at California State University, Northridge majoring in Cinema & Television Arts. Being students from one of the TOP 25 schools for Film/TV in the United States, we have to work hard to keep that reputation. In order to help our production reach its full potential, we are asking for your donations. Anything and everything is greatly appreciated.

Below is a more in depth description of our project, what exactly your donations will go towards, and incentives!


Our thesis project "Mercy"  is about Milly a nurse who has been asked by her younger brother, who suffers from ALS, to assist him in his suicide. After she helps her brother, she takes it upon herself to begin killing other suffering patients.

Meet The Team:

Director: Merlyn Avila
Producers: Anashen Navasartian & Eleni Skarpathiotis
Cinematographer: Luis Xander Ventura
2nd Cinematographer: Cesar Sanchez
Production Designer: Diana Kandela
Production Sound: Tito Aguilar
Editor: Nancy Ramos

What Your Donation Helps With:

Equipment Rentals
Crafts Services and Catering
Licensing Fees
Set Props

...and lots more!

This project means a lot to us because it’s a way of showing you and the rest of the world a piece of our creativity and what we are capable of as students and as passionate filmmakers.

Your donations mean the world to us and we would not be able to pursue our passion without you guys. Any and every donation is welcomed and will help us reach our fullest potential.

Thank you!

‘Mercy' Team

*we do not own any of the sizzle reel footage*


  • Giovana Garcia Martinez
    • $20 
    • 6 yrs


Eleni Skarpathiotis
Los Angeles, CA

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