~Who I am?~
I'm Nyan Kyal Say, a Burmese freelance animation artist, as well as a house surgeon, makes animations, draw cartoons and illustrations for edutainment for people especially in Myanmar, besides the medical career.
~Why I need your fund support?~
I need your fund support to cover the cost to keep distributing the non-profit short animated film, named "My Life I Don't Want", through more film festivals in many countries to more people to raise awareness on human rights, women rights and child rights, and to motivate people to help them in any possible way we can do at least.
~What film is it?~
In May 2016, I successfully made a new short animated film, named "My Life I Don't Want".
It's a short animated film about the life of a Myanmar girl inspired by the true stories in Myanmar.
In the film, it points out many hurdles and difficulities what the Myanmar girls usually have been facing nowadys, including the losing rights of them, discrimination, violence, poor family management, poor educational system, poor political system, sexual abuse and human trafficking, to raise awareness of the people on human rights, women rights and child rights, and to motivate people to help such people in any possible way we can do at least.
The total duration of the animated film including credit is only 12 minutes. The animation is very simple, creative and artistic. The storytelling is very nice that can attract the audience eyes and attention, and can give the message directly to their hearts and brains. Moreover, wonderfully, it always get many positive feedbacks and comments from the audience, as well as, it takes out a common question from the audience, "what will we do next, what should we do for them?". In other words, it motivates the audience to think about them and start to discuss.
~Acheievements of the film~
The very first screening of the film is in Yangon, Myanmar, at June 17, 2016, in Human Rights Human Dignity International Film Festival 2016. There, the film has won the "March 13 Award" (The Best Animation Award).
Then, with my very-low budget of distribution, I submitted to some international film festivals around the world.
There, it also won "The Best Animation Award" in UK Monthly Film Fest in June, 2016 edition.
Within May and June, it's also officially selected in Largo Film Awards (Swtizerland), Move Me Production (Belgium), Indiearth Animation Festival (India), Constantine's Gold Coin Film Festival (Serbia), Karakoy Short Film Days (Turkey).
In other words, the film has got two winners laurels and five official selection laurels, only within two months, with the budget of round about 50 USD only.
~What is the fund for?~
The short animated film is non-profit and just to be watched by people as many as possible. So, I need to distribute it to many international film festivals as much as I can, for about one and half year.
Unfortunately, I do not have enough funds to submit the film to more festivals. That's why I ask for your help to help me distributing the film.
With the funding of 4950 USD, I can submit to more than 1000 film festivals around the world. So, that we can show the film to many people around the world more and more. If possible, I need the funding within two weeks to start distribution as early and fast as possible.
This cost is absolutely not for me, not for my profit and not even for the shipping or traveling costs. Purely only for distribution.
Although I don't have enough budget for shipping and traveling or filmmaker attending to film festivals, I'll be satisfied only if we can share the film via film festivals.
When the festivals circuits is over after about one and half year, and if I got some more budgets enough to pay for my debts in making the film (filmmaking costs), I will publish the film online to be able to watch by more people who missed to watch at the festivals.
~What this means to us?~
This means not only to me, but also for you, for them, for us, and for all of us, because it's a human rights awareness raising short animated film for the children, women and humans around the world. It's one of our hands to help such poor people via this short animated film, "My Life I Don't Want".
~Can we make it?~
The amount 4950 USD is not an impossible amount, if we all participate to support it one by one in any amount we can afford, whether more or less. I believe we can make it.
Will you be one of the support for the distribution of the film?
Thank you so much for your supports... really really. Hope your helps will affect to improve the lives of the people around the world via the film. Wish you have blessing days.
If you want to watch the trailer, you can watch it here >>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=isjbNwO5-wk
Please also share this link for your great support for more funding
Nyan Kyal Say
(Director and Animator of "My Life I Don't Want" short animated film)