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Women-led Crowdfunding Projects

Female filmmakers on Seed&Spark are empowered to charge forth and make their movies and shows. No permission necessary.

CUDDLE

Seattle Series
Comedy

Dina wants to change the world with the power of touch, but the hardest person to hug is herself.

100%

This project got the green light!

The Pet Peeve Police

Los Angeles Series
Adventure, Comedy

Ridding the world of inconsiderate douches one pet peeve at a time.

90%

This project got the green light!

Nanay Ko

Los Angeles Feature
Musical, Comedy

A Filipino-American Musical. After her father's passing, Christine must save the family restaurant from failing, putting her dreams on hold.

130%

This project got the green light!

Human Telegraphs

New York Series
Comedy

Three women form a ‘human messaging’ business in NYC and get tangled in the intimate, unexpected, and hilarious lives of strangers.

91%

This project got the green light!

The Alluring Frontier

Phoenix Short
Sci-Fi, Western

A small town in the old west gets consumed by a dark force that uses the power of temptation to try and turn everyone into demonic minions.

100%

This project got the green light!

Quality Problems

Burbank Feature
Comedy

Poster Family To-Do-list: Throw perfect eight-year-old's birthday party, find wandering Grandpa and deal with cancer in the left boob.

102%

This project got the green light!

Split

New York Series
Drama, LGBTQ

An early decision in a young girl’s life creates a split in her world, sending her off on two parallel paths into alternate futures.

126%

This project got the green light!

Mama Drama

Fairfield Short
Comedy, Drama

A suburban mom has a falling out with her friends via text messages. It takes her 10-year-old daughter to remind of what really matters.

102%

This project got the green light!

Soiled Doves

Los Angeles Series
Drama, Western

1887: A female saloon owner, a troubled prostitute and a newcomer with a secret must unite to save their frontier town from an ancient evil.

87%

This project got the green light!

Rich Kids

Houston Feature
Drama

A group of Latino teens in a poor community break into Los Ricos, a local mansion, to forget their difficult lives and live a different one.

101%

This project got the green light!

Curl Up & Dye

Atlanta Short
Animation, Comedy

With wildly supernatural hair, an awkward and clumsy teen girl is on a mission to save her clueless best friend from an evil hairdresser.

106%

This project got the green light!

Ben & Lucy

New York Series
Comedy, Drama

A lonely vampire gets a human roommate only to be confronted by his past.

81%

This project got the green light!

Recovering Community

Cornwall Feature
Documentary

Personal Stories of Addiction and the Transformative Power of Recovery.

85%

This project got the green light!

Believe Her

New York Short
Drama

Why can't we just Believe Her?

102%

This project got the green light!

Bloody Maria

Los Angeles Series
Horror, Comedy

Rival catholic school cholas must join together with supernatural powers in order to stop Lupe Velez, an evil chola spirit released in East

86%

This project got the green light!

Latter-Day Glory Documentary

Los Angeles Feature
Documentary, LGBTQ

Two gay ex-Mormons explore their past and discuss the growing number of LGBT Mormon suicides.

87%

This project got the green light!

The Extraordinary World of Cecily Blinkstop

Boston Short
Drama, Family

After the death of her baby sister, a 7-year-old girl, with the help of an imaginary friend, creates an extraordinary world to save her fami

100%

This project got the green light!

Again

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

A man watches Groundhog Day again, and again, and again, as a strange woman fixes him lunch. Will the heart recover what the mind has lost?

107%

This project got the green light!

Presley Dent

Los Angeles Short
Animation, Comedy

When Betty lands a job campaigning for populist Presley Dent, she discovers her favorite candidate isn't as honest as she hoped.

80%

This project got the green light!

Paper Birds, Film Production Fund

Oakland Short
Action, Drama

A desperate TV starlet with a rocky career makes an attempt at getting back in the spotlight by joining the circus

135%

This project got the green light!

Sylphvania Grove

New York Short
Adventure, Fantasy

A troubled girl follows a magical being into the woods where her fears take on fantastical forms.

210%

This project got the green light!

e.ro.sion, noun

Jersey City Short
Romance, Sci-Fi

Following the ending of a relationship, a girl slips into a parallel reality where her heart and soul slowly disappear before her eyes.

103%

This project got the green light!

Aloha

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Family

Aloha follows one new mom's quest to find the perfect birth announcement after the delivery of her baby doesn't go quite as planned.

81%

This project got the green light!

Cowboy Poetry

Elko Short
Documentary, Western

A short film about the 2017 National Cowboy Poetry gathering that observes cowboy musicians and poets both on and off the stage

114%

This project got the green light!

Forbidden Steps

Los Angeles Feature
Global Celebration, Family

A Muslim police officer stuck between his dancer daughter & orthodox father must grapple with ties to tradition & his own American dream.

101%

This project got the green light!

Corporately Challenged

Los Angeles Series
Comedy

A (somewhat) recent college graduate lands her first real job working with an eccentric group in corporate America.

104%

This project got the green light!

Abby and Tabby Alone in the Desert

Los Angeles Feature
Comedy

A modern day Thelma and Louise... with aliens... and it's a comedy.

82%

This project got the green light!

Female Friendly

Los Angeles Series
Comedy

A female-driven, buddy comedy about two women and their pursuit in female friendly porn production!

82%

This project got the green light!

The Resistance

New York Short
Action, LGBTQ

In 2020, the USA is now The Regime Republic. Galvanized by the increasing lack of freedoms, two friends start a resistance movement.

84%

This project got the green light!

Leia's Army

Silver Spring Short
Drama, LGBTQ

A family comes apart at the seams when a teenage girl attends the Women’s March without telling her Born Again Christian mom.

101%

This project got the green light!

Nonprofit Web Series

Portland Series
Comedy, Drama

A girl on a mission in America's whitest city.

106%

This project got the green light!

A Whole New World

Los Angeles Music Video
Music, Experimental

A music video for an inventive new arrangement of A Whole New World questions our use of technology.

81%

This project got the green light!

The Last Partera

Durham Feature
Documentary

A 95-year-old midwife passes on her wisdom to a new generation of Costa Rican women fighting for their right to choose how they give birth.

106%

This project got the green light!

All American Kids

New York Series
Documentary, Family

Celebrating the many ways WE ARE ALL AMERICAN, this documentary/animated kids series transports young audiences across the country.

115%

This project got the green light!

Minnesota Mean

Saint Paul Short
Documentary, Sport

The quirky and powerful women of the internationally competitive MN RollerGirls, risking life and limb for a chance to be best in the world.

105%

This project got the green light!

The Gift

San Francisco Short
Fantasy, Drama

In a parallel universe, an isolated girl who is bullied for her uncommonly large ears finds solace in an unusual friendship with a crow.

105%

This project got the green light!

We'll Never Make It

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

A young woman gets stuck on the side of the road with her autistic brother and zany Jewish grandma on the way to her mom's second wedding.

124%

This project got the green light!

Architect Blues

Atlanta Short
Drama, Other

A short film that explores the side hustle every black woman has that keeps her pockets empty.

91%

This project got the green light!

Hide and Seek

Washington Short
Drama, Sci-Fi

An indie rock musician turned stay-at-home dad makes an impulsive wish, propelling him into an alternate reality.

130%

This project got the green light!

Hutterite

Sioux Falls Short
Drama

Marigold, a young girl living in a Hutterite Colony must choose between her life in the commune and the freedom of the outside world.

90%

This project got the green light!

One Foot In Front

Akron Short
Drama

A mother and her three young daughters make a clandestine leap of faith into the uncertain night, away from their toxic home life.

100%

This project got the green light!

The Naturals

Boston Series
Crime, LGBTQ

The daughter of a Boston hitman is drawn into the family business after he dies.

80%

This project got the green light!

Consexual

Bozeman Short
Documentary

Consexual will comment on the status of rape culture at MSU Bozeman, show the resources available and that there is hope for survivors.

129%

This project got the green light!

Can't See Sh*t

Detroit Feature
Documentary

An Artist loses sight and gains vision

103%

This project got the green light!

Self Portrait

New York Short
Drama, Experimental

A young woman reflects on the authenticity of her parents marriage in a staged dinner scene revealing three individual perspectives.

112%

This project got the green light!

Rigor Samsa Series - The Bastette Group

Los Angeles Series
Music, Experimental

All female creative team launches platform for collaboration starting with an experimental video series set to original music.

101%

This project got the green light!

Amazing Grace

Los Angeles Short
Drama

A daughter and her alcoholic father are forced to confront their demons as the pain of the past threatens to destroy what little they have l

100%

This project got the green light!

I Do? Stories About Love, Marriage and The Journey of Life

Phoenix Feature
Documentary

Everyone has an opinion about marriage/relationships, watch the story unfold as two unmarried women take the time to stop and listen

104%

This project got the green light!

CRUDE

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Drama

A story about Andy Cooper and her gang of merry assholes dealing with the loss of one of their own and how life is revealed through death.

127%

This project got the green light!

Bite Me

New York Feature
Comedy, Romance

A subversive romantic comedy about a real-life vampire and the IRS agent who audits her

101%

This project got the green light!

Murder at the Theatre

Lynchburg Short
Mystery, Film-Noir

While investigating a murder, a detective is confronted with the moral dilemma of choosing between what is right and what is almost right.

80%

This project got the green light!

Quare Life

Chicago Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

After a failed marriage proposal, a 30-something, Black lesbian finds herself unengaged, unemployed and relies on friends for support.

103%

This project got the green light!

An Act of Terror

Charlotte Short
Drama, History

The true story of Virginia Christian, a 16-year-old African American girl accused of murder in the Jim Crow South.

150%

This project got the green light!

Dude, You're a Fag

Tuscaloosa Short
Drama, LGBTQ

True story of how a Berkley graduate discovers homophobia, toxic masculinity, and sexual harassment in a Southern California high school.

106%

This project got the green light!

Seed of the Free

Baton Rouge Short
History

This is a story about Sojourner Truth's love for her son. A love that transcended racial and social boundaries.

82%

This project got the green light!

Grab This

Jacksonville Short
Drama

Set against the backdrop of the 2016 Presidential Campaign, a woman is sexually assaulted by a co-worker, and tries to regain her sanity.

110%

This project got the green light!

Streetlights

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Fantasy

A runaway 10-year-old kid meets a troubled teenager and street performer who teaches him some truths about life and survival in the streets.

89%

This project got the green light!

Pay to Stay

New York Short
Horror, LGBTQ

A couple take a mini-vacation to repair their relationship, unaware the AirBNB they rented may lead to their untimely end.

82%

This project got the green light!

Petit Rat

New York Feature
Documentary, Family

A girl's dream to be a dancer is cut short when the Nazis invade Paris. Her daughters carry on her legacy, honoring their unbreakable bond.

133%

This project got the green light!

Solstice Ranch

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Romance

Set in the late 90s at a whimsical retreat, this lighthearted short film tests the boundaries of friendships, relationships and family.

81%

This project got the green light!

Danielle's Boat

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Family

Lonely and missing friends after moving, 14yr old Danielle builds a boat and takes on the neighbor bully who seeks to thwart her plans.

113%

This project got the green light!

Commercial for the Queen of Meatloaf

Baltimore Short
Experimental

In a surrealist take on a 1950s commercial, a housewife attempts to spice up her marriage by preparing a delicious meatloaf for dinner.

84%

This project got the green light!

Going Mental

Orange Short
Drama, Musical

Two students find the right way to fit in while dealing with social anxiety and depression, connecting through a band they both listen to.

100%

This project got the green light!

Jump The Fence

Portland Series
Documentary

Around the world in 7 films - Three best friends travel the world to star in 7 films, in 7 countries, in 7 months.

80%

This project got the green light!

Sell Your Body

New York Short
Comedy, Horror

A millennial horror story about dating apps.

139%

This project got the green light!

Little Cousin

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Family

Isaac, a young boy obsessed with superheroes and adventure, learns the important consequences and responsibility of being a role model.

81%

This project got the green light!

What Lies West

Santa Rosa Feature
Drama, Teen

Just out of college, Nicolette takes a job babysitting an anti-social teen with a desperate desire for adventure.

92%

This project got the green light!

Bench

Boston Series
Drama

A family is tested by issues ranging from homelessness to infertility. Moving from one generation to the next, can Love conquer all?

85%

This project got the green light!

GET LOST! With Sanjellica

West Hollywood Series
Comedy

GET LOST! With Sanjellica is a sketch comedy "luxury travel show" in the vain of "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous".

83%

This project got the green light!

SHORT FILM: Blacktop Road "LULU"

Los Angeles Short
Crime, Thriller

Two fugitive siblings with a philosophical bent find themselves in a complex love triangle after the brutal slaying of their father.

100%

This project got the green light!

Cranes, Mafiosos and a Polaroid Camera

Kearney Short
Drama, Experimental

A paranoid late night phone call becomes a reflection on nature and death, in the calm expanse of a crane sanctuary.

82%

This project got the green light!

CUT

Middletown Short
Action, Sci-Fi

The story of two best friends trapped in an unwed mothers home who fight to hold onto their memories, and ultimately their friendship.

103%

This project got the green light!

SWAN

Hartford Short
Documentary

Celebrating a decade of SWAN Day Connecticut performances - the scandalous, the beautiful, the uplifting; Support Women Artists Now.

104%

This project got the green light!

Mama's Boy

Downingtown Short
Drama, Horror

A young man's life spirals into depravity and madness when he confronts the trauma of his childhood.

100%

This project got the green light!

To Life

Austin Short
Comedy, Fantasy

When grief and laughter meet, the worst advice may be the best.

100%

This project got the green light!

Millennial Renaissance Media

New York Company
Film-related Business, Filmmaker Resource

Join us in illuminating the voices of millennial women and people of color through high-quality multi-media production services.

99%

This project got the green light!

Lady Parts Justice in The New World Order

Chicago Feature
Comedy, Documentary

Lizz Winstead's band of Merry Pranksters defends reproductive rights in this documentary by award-winning filmmaker Ruth Leitman.

105%

This project got the green light!

LULU

Los Angeles Short
Drama, LGBTQ

"I'm often silent when I'm screaming inside."

111%

This project got the green light!

Escaping Freedom

Portland Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

A doubting pastor must question everything he believes when his free-spirited sister challenges his view of what being free truly means.

101%

This project got the green light!

Butterflies

New York Short
Drama

Butterflies is a dark look at the psychological affects of bullying on Melanie as she navigates her way through high school.

102%

This project got the green light!

Stunt Mom

New York Short
Comedy, Family

She's an ordinary mom that cooks and cleans but as a professional stunt woman she also flips, falls and fights!

100%

This project got the green light!

FRUIT.

Orange Short
Horror, Thriller

In a desperate attempt to revitalize her dying vineyard, an elderly widow sets out to sacrifice a young couple in a pagan blood ritual.

112%

This project got the green light!

Biophilia

Petaluma Short
Thriller, Shorts Program

When an animal dies under her watch, an isolated new farmer is pushed to prove her worth.

103%

This project got the green light!

The Last Clinics

McAllen Series
Documentary

"The Last Clinics" follows abortion clinics and communities at the center of the battle against reproductive rights.

100%

This project got the green light!

Monstr Web Series

Seattle Series
Horror, LGBTQ

Mixing horror, comedy, and LGBT themes, Monstr is about a young gay man who downloads the wrong dating app and meets literal monsters!

90%

This project got the green light!

Seekers of the Lost Worlds

Wesley Chapel Feature
Adventure, Fantasy

After receiving a mysterious ancient tablet, two unlikely adventurers are set on quest to find the lost continent of Atlantis.

106%

This project got the green light!

Forever Red

Baltimore Short
Drama, Mystery

Two former intelligence operatives from the cold war reunite 40 years later and are forced to confront a dark secret from their past.

80%

This project got the green light!

The Moth and the Light

Orange Short
Romantic Comedy

A recent college graduate moves into her first apartment and brings a past relationship back into her life.

154%

This project got the green light!

Carbon

Metuchen Feature
Drama, Science

Unable to accept her daughter's sudden death, Dr. Lauren Atwood, attempts to clone her deceased daughter and carry the clone to term.

106%

This project got the green light!

Lily 'N' Rose

Denver Short
Drama

Lily and Rose are best friends. When Rose abandons her, Lily flees into the wilderness, confronting something even more profound.

115%

This project got the green light!

Panthera Leo

Minneapolis Feature
Thriller, Drama

When her older brother is murdered, a young girl sets out on her own to find his killer.

82%

This project got the green light!

Found in Eagle Rock

Los Angeles Feature
Drama, Experimental

In NorthEast Los Angeles, a group of young local residents deal with finding themselves and being part of the neighborhood gentrification.

81%

This project got the green light!

Higher Methods

Providence Feature
Mystery, Thriller

Searching for his missing sister, an actor enters a nightmare world he can't escape and confronts how far he will go to pursue his passion.

80%

This project got the green light!

Interference

New York Short
Drama, Thriller

A violent altercation between a police officer and a black man left one person dead. A couple passing by must decide what they believe.

85%

This project got the green light!

I'm Having an Affair With My Wife!

Cleveland Feature
Romantic Comedy

Married couple get fed up, seek out affairs online--and accidentally end up starting an affair WITH each other!

90%

This project got the green light!

And Breathe

Austin Short
Drama, Nature

Maya is devastated, lost, and doesn't know who she is... Can she let go of the past and her ego to find healing and inner peace?

106%

This project got the green light!

ONE TRUE LOVES: A Web Series

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Romance

Between her tweenhood and early twenties, Lydia meets eight different loves of her life.

114%

This project got the green light!

Clementine

Portland Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

A heartbroken woman stows away to her estranged lover's lake house where she becomes entangled with a teenage girl.

111%

This project got the green light!

The Paradox

Los Angeles Short
Drama

A life of solace is suddenly subverted by a mysterious stranger in a story of relationships and redemption

91%

This project got the green light!

Last Night of Normal

Seattle Short
Drama, Family

A young woman struggles to discover what truly matters to her after receiving a terminal diagnosis.

118%

This project got the green light!

Me, My Mom & Sharmila - From Stage to Screenplay

Chicago Feature
Comedy, Drama

An intergenerational story of three South Asian women, a daughter, her mother & a Bollywood icon, whose destinies collide.

111%

This project got the green light!

Marisol

New York Short
Drama, Foreign Film

When a young mother takes a risk to provide for her daughter, a stranger turns her transgression into a nightmare.

101%

This project got the green light!

Only Strangers Sleep in my Bed

Middletown Short
Thriller

A young man cons a lonely woman into believing that he might be her long lost son only to find himself out of his depth.

102%

This project got the green light!

What Color is Blue

Philadelphia Feature
LGBTQ, Experimental

Two young queers question the difference between political action/inaction and life/death in a world that does not want them to exist.

89%

This project got the green light!

Make Out Party

Chicago Short
Comedy, LGBTQ

Make Out Party is a queer high-style, no budget comedy of errors set against the colorful backdrop of the Chicago underground.

103%

This project got the green light!

Tracing the Hairstons

New York Feature
Documentary, History

This three-part documentary series explores the journey of the Hairston’s and shows how American slavery helped propel the Hairston’s to one

100%

This project got the green light!

UnCorked - A Web Series

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Satire

Six women changing their lives one glass at a time...

112%

This project got the green light!

If Only

New York Short
Drama

On the day before she moves into hospice, Vera's three children show her the time of her life.

131%

This project got the green light!

Distance

Los Angeles Series
Romantic Comedy

a long distance love story told from two perspectives - HIS (directed by a fella) and HERS (directed by a lady)

100%

This project got the green light!

Her First Kill

New York Short
Drama, Thriller

A religious young mother abducts her best friend to find out the truth about her missing sister.

102%

This project got the green light!

Are You Glad I'm Here

New York Feature
Comedy, Drama

When a Lebanese housewife befriends the American girl who moves into her building, dark secrets in her marriage are exposed.

182%

This project got the green light!

MOMTRESS (The Series)

Montclair Series
Comedy, Drama

Libby Sandler, a frazzled suburban Mom, is on a mission to be a good parent AND get the part.

104%

This project got the green light!

42 Seconds

Atlanta Short
Drama

After two strangers share a connection; one of them questions the encounter after discovering the tragedy that brought them together.

103%

This project got the green light!

Heed the Call

Los Angeles Short
Drama, History

In 1942, Marguerite must decide if she is willing to defy social expectations, her family, and her fiancé in order to join the war effort.

81%

This project got the green light!

About a Donkey

New York Feature
Comedy, LGBTQ

A quirky ensemble comedy about growing up, about growing old, and about a donkey.

108%

This project got the green light!

RIVER

Orange Short
Drama, LGBTQ

River is a film about how gender defines our world . Our main character River must choose between conforming to society or co

92%

This project got the green light!

Stronger Than Pretty

New York Feature
Drama, Romance

A young mother's "American Dream" turns into a living nightmare, until she listens to a voice she hadn't heard before; her own!

88%

This project got the green light!

The Adventures of Penny Patterson

New York Short
Comedy, Teen

Penny faces growing obstacles to winning the science fair after her boyfriend becomes a superhero.

90%

This project got the green light!

Rachel's Pitch

Val Verde Short
Comedy

In this satirical portrayal of the entertainment industry, Rachel Jensen, a quirky but ambitious young filmmaker attempts to pitch her idea

100%

This project got the green light!

Nia On Vacation

Patras Feature
Drama, Comedy

Escape is relative.

100%

This project got the green light!

Letting go

New York Short
Drama, Nature

In the face of loss, Eloisa remembers that love will give her the strength she needs to let go.

195%

This project got the green light!

Ghost Girl

New York Series
Comedy, Musical

Ghost Girl, Jess, navigates the afterlife and helps BFFL, Emma Leigh, through the 5 Stages of Grief with songs, snacks, sleepovers & more.

126%

This project got the green light!

THOSE PEOPLE: A Love Story

Los Angeles Feature
Drama, Romance

Taylor and Mehran meet, and fall in love despite their cultural differences, but their bliss is threatened when family tensions escalate.

105%

This project got the green light!

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