Start your free trial of the only crowdfunding + streaming subscription!

X

Hometown Heroes Rally

presented by The Duplass Brothers and Seed&Spark

Great stories happen everywhere. And great film can be created anywhere. The Hometown Heroes Crowdfunding Rally champions the next generation of filmmakers making movies with their local community and resources: talent, locations, production houses and partners.

Follow the films YOU want to see, and contribute to the campaigns that speak to you. The top 10 projects that reach the green light and have the most followers by October 13, 2017 will qualify for the finals and get to pitch The Duplass Brothers. 

View details on the prizes, eligibility and full terms/conditions.

Sorry, we couldn't find any matches!

The Atavist

Pittsfield • Adventure, Sci-Fi

A young woman travels to the past, but when the things she leaves alter history, she must get them back to save the future.


23 days left

611 followers

Mini Lights

Saint Petersburg • Horror

A group of skaters roams the haunted nooks of St. Petersburg Fl. where an unquenchable tragedy watches from the darkness waiting for a host.


23 days left

773 followers

Bedsheet Man

Bradenton • Comedy, Drama

A middle aged man looses his son to suicide only to find a strange way to cope with his grief. He becomes the superhero that his son always


23 days left

452 followers

The Inner Edge

Old Bridge Township • Drama, Fantasy

A NJ cop struggling with changes in her life, has to save a suicidal stranger to find out what powers lie within her.


23 days left

624 followers

Epiphany

Tarpon Springs • Drama, Family

A young girl struggles to create a relationship with her father after the death of her aunt who raised her.


23 days left

575 followers

Lost Bayou

Lafayette • Drama, Family

A struggling addict ventures out into the Louisiana swamp to discover that her estranged faith healer father is hiding a troubling secret.


23 days left

600 followers

WILLIE, JAMALEY & THE CACACOON

Phoenixville • Adventure, Comedy

Two misfits adventure out to prove the existence of a local mythological creature.


23 days left

529 followers

Miles Underwater

San Antonio • Drama, Family

A coming of age story about a thirteen year old who is pathologically afraid of water and must confront the mysteries of his past to save hi


23 days left

624 followers

AUGGIE

Fairfield • Drama, Sci-Fi

Forced into early retirement, a man falls in love with his new augmented reality companion, driving away his wife and daughter.


24 days left

523 followers

A Room Full of Nothing

Austin • Adventure, Romance

In this Swiss Army Man meets Eternal Sunshine adventure an artistic couple's life takes a bizarre turn into a surreal new reality.


23 days left

541 followers

Test: A Classic American Story....On Steroids

Tuscarawas • Sport, LGBT

A young Ohio Bodybuilder's life changes when he meets a new coach that takes him down a dark path


23 days left

515 followers

Bring Me an Avocado

San Francisco • Drama

When a violent encounter leaves Robin in a coma, her family ventures to maintain normalcy for her children while managing their own grief.


23 days left

448 followers

Drought

Wilmington • Comedy, Drama

The summer after high school, Sam searches for a better life for herself and younger brother with Autism.


23 days left

453 followers

This Is Our Home

Media • Drama, Horror

After her father’s death, pregnant Hannah and her commitment-phobic boyfriend spend a surreal and horrifying weekend in her childhood home.


23 days left

408 followers

Stormie

Santa Maria • Biography, Drama

An adopted Hispanic teenager looks for his birth family in an attempt to find his place of belonging.


23 days left

424 followers

Minneapolis (the movie)

Minneapolis • Comedy, Family

A cocky news anchor team gets stuck "mentoring" an at-risk teen. Shenanigans and dastardly weather conditions ensue…


23 days left

349 followers

Indiana

Upland • Drama, Family

Three interrelated outsiders seek connection and reunion in rural Indiana.


23 days left

377 followers

What Lies West

Santa Rosa • Adventure, Drama

Two girls desperate to create their own adventure set out into the wilderness of California on a daring hike to the coast.


23 days left

319 followers

D.I.Y.

Philadelphia • Comedy, LGBT

A queer couple is determined to tie the knot their own way.


23 days left

381 followers

Ward Ball

Provo • Comedy, Sport

A returning Mormon missionary joins the church basketball league only to discover a hidden world of cheating and espionage.


23 days left

275 followers

The Blue Whale

Catoosa • Teen, Drama

In 1980's rural Oklahoma a teenage boy meets a girl from California who helps him break out of his shell and learn the truth of his heritage


23 days left

290 followers

The MisEducation of Bindu

Indianapolis • Comedy, Drama

Thrust into American public school by her mother’s new marriage, a wide-eyed Indian teen teams up with a band geek to survive.


23 days left

402 followers

White Death

Needham • Drama

A construction worker tries to leave the family business to pursue his life long dream of making a documentary about great white sharks.


23 days left

259 followers

worst.christmas.ever.

Youngstown • Comedy, Teen

A dark comedy about a 15-year-old girl whose entire world falls apart after she discovers that she's pregnant on Christmas Eve.


23 days left

243 followers

WRETCH

Kansas City • Horror, LGBT

Bigots, hucksters and cancer demons. It's an amazing disgrace.


24 days left

243 followers

Project Gaslight

Rochester • Horror, Thriller

New tenants harbor a secret that jeopardizes a young family as the pregnant wife descends into paranoia and delusion.


23 days left

234 followers

The Way It Goes

Shawnee • Comedy, Romantic Comedy

Sometimes life just doesn't go as planned.


23 days left

242 followers

Other Almosts

Sycamore • Drama

After learning she is going blind, an ambitious college student returns to her small town and old friends to navigate her illness.


23 days left

202 followers

Fantastic Santa Monaco

Los Angeles • Drama, Satire

A film about a group of performance artists who are looking for love, connection and significance in Los Angeles.


23 days left

180 followers

Parallel Chords

St. Louis • Drama, Music

A young violinist struggles to break free from her pianist father to find her own voice.


23 days left

185 followers

A Stray Ember

Lancaster • Drama, Thriller

The agoraphobic victim of a home invasion takes to the road in a motor home, but a figure from her past threatens her new found freedom.


23 days left

159 followers

Between Heaven and Hell

Riverside • Drama, Fantasy

On 11/22/63, John F. Kennedy, CS Lewis and Aldous Huxley all died within moments of each other and meet in a place “somewhere beyond death”


23 days left

154 followers

Little Evil Bookshop

Seattle • Comedy, Satire

When the world's most powerful occult leader visits a modest mystic bookshop, its owner must impress him at all costs.


23 days left

149 followers

LION KILLER

Houston • Drama

Fighting Solves Everything


23 days left

126 followers

nēar

Stockton • Crime, Drama

"nēar" follows 17-year-old Julian upon his escape from the hospital on Christmas Eve, the day which is literally the last day of his life.


23 days left

126 followers

Emma Was Here

Medford • Drama

A terminally-ill woman goes on a trip with friends before deciding whether she will go through with her choice of physician-assisted dying.


24 days left

130 followers

High

Tabernash • Drama, Experimental

An unnerved young mother, her overworked husband, and a footloose ski bum unearth suppressed desires in a hazardous twist of encounters.


23 days left

119 followers

Just Like The Men

Bellingham • Comedy, History

Two failing artists find a lost screenplay and decide to give history the middle finger.


23 days left

134 followers

Mow

Boston • Comedy, Drama

After a low-income Mom is fired from her job, her 18-year old son starts mowing lawns to save them from eviction - and finds deeper trouble.


23 days left

118 followers

The Cold Days of Summer

Utica • Crime, Drama

A boxer battles injury, criminals, and an authoritarian school board to save his scholarship and learn the true cost of the American dream


24 days left

115 followers

Nick & Ophelia Feature Film- Scranton, PA Films

Scranton • Drama, Romance

A desperate man uses a ritual prayer to bring the love of his life back from the dead. He quickly finds out it has supernatural consequences


23 days left

113 followers

ACID TEST (feature film)

Houston • Comedy, Drama

The absurdly dramatic coming-of-age story of a teenage girl who launches a rebellion when she drops acid and goes home to her parents.


23 days left

126 followers

I'll Be Around

Los Angeles • Drama, Comedy

Against the backdrop of a post-punk music festival, a handful of 30-somethings deal with a wide variety of social and philosophical issues


23 days left

108 followers

"SURE-FIRE" - Development Funding Phase II

New York • Comedy, Crime

SURE-FIRE is a comedy about a NYC con man having a mid-life crisis who stumbles into becoming a movie producer to pay off gangsters.


23 days left

109 followers

Neil

Spokane • Comedy, Fantasy

A film everyone can relate to, 'Neil' is about the struggle of finding yourself when the whole world seems to be against you


24 days left

109 followers

High Note

Friday Harbor • Crime, Musical

Just your everyday druggie, dramedy, indie musical filled to the brim with Germans, Jesus, banjos, bongos, beers, and backstabbings.


23 days left

102 followers

The Place in Between

Austin • Comedy, Drama

An estranged mother is roped into driving her daughter across Texas in order to fulfill her late father's dying wish.


23 days left

87 followers

Xerxes

Jersey City • Sci-Fi, Thriller

While recovering at his estranged childhood home from cochlear implant surgery, Xerxes, spirals down the rabbit while looking for piecing to


23 days left

98 followers

Bedbugs

New York • Comedy, Horror

A middle-class couple gets a bed bug infestation in their Brooklyn apartment that leads to discovering a deeper secret about their Landlord.


24 days left

79 followers

The Mile Ground

Morgantown • Drama, Mystery

The contents of a strange safety deposit box send an opioid addict down a risky road that will lead to her redemption or final destruction


24 days left

85 followers

Nanay Ko 2

Silver Spring • Comedy, Musical

An Asian-American Musical. After her father's sudden passing, Christine must save her parents' restaurant from eviction.


24 days left

79 followers

Big Dog City

San Francisco • Drama, Other

Set within Bay Area art/slacker culture, we follow two characters as they weave across a place and identity which doesn't fit them anymore.


23 days left

74 followers

Doug

Nashville • Comedy, Family

The ugly tree that nobody wanted embarks on a journey to find a home on Christmas Eve while evading a relentless wood chipper.


23 days left

83 followers

Like Wonderland

Richmond • LGBT, Romantic Comedy

Alice wants to follow the girl of her dreams down the rabbit hole, but her baggage might not fit.


23 days left

71 followers

Pavees

Indianapolis • Drama, Thriller

A boy running from life and into love finds a real home among the Pavees, where, unfortunately, the number one rule is: No Outsiders!


23 days left

68 followers

Heist School

Chicago • Comedy, Crime

College tuition is a crime, so is getting there.


23 days left

71 followers

Gleahan and the Knaves of Industry

Duluth • Adventure, Comedy

An opportunistic asshole joins the quest of a delusional man who thinks he’s in a fantasy world.


24 days left

66 followers

That Bar On Adams

Toledo • Comedy, LGBT

It takes a village... idiot.


23 days left

64 followers

Give And Take

Asheville • Comedy, Documentary

In this sincere comedy about parenting, a father who's lost custody of his rebellious daughter kidnaps her in a plan to save her future.


23 days left

66 followers

Late

San Antonio • Comedy, Drama

A young man’s life is thrown into chaos when his best friend since childhood, asks him to pose as the father of her unborn child.


23 days left

65 followers

Crocktus Octagon

Bethlehem • Comedy, Film-Noir

If Bruiser McGill doesn't solve this case, it just might drive him mad...


23 days left

62 followers

FERACITY

Pittsburgh • Crime

Special Agents on a camping expedition rescue a feral woman and expose a series of coverups for an omnipotent secret society.


23 days left

50 followers

Kids With Guns

Waterbury • Comedy, Horror

A group of local kids unite with a powerful witch who was burned at the stake 350 years ago to stave off the coming apocalypse.


23 days left

53 followers

Dvrker

New Orleans • Drama, Thriller

A young African American lawyer is chosen and kidnapped by a radical revolutionary group named Dvrker (Darker).


23 days left

46 followers

Eat Lead

Pemberville • Action, Horror

Al Capone's best gangsters, on the run from the law, stumble across an isolated farm community inhabited by cannibals.


23 days left

54 followers

The Amazing Grace of Pain

Northampton • Drama

A stark character study of a young women as she begins the process of healing in the months surrounding the 5 year anniversary of her abuse.


24 days left

47 followers

THE ILLS

Tampa • Drama, Thriller

As a cult seeks absolution, and a lab conducts unethical experiments, a group of individuals fall victim to and must survive these pursuits.


24 days left

41 followers

Before the Storm

New Orleans • Mystery, Thriller

As hurricane Katrina approaches New Orleans, three friends hunt a serial killer who uses religion as his motive.


24 days left

38 followers

Obsidian

Urbana Township • Horror, Thriller

Four friends set out for adventure only to find themselves in a nightmare.


24 days left

34 followers

Two Red Eyes

Kewaskum • Horror, Mystery

A horror film comprised of disturbing footage which encompass the demise of a young man and his obsession with a demonic winged entity.


23 days left

33 followers

THIS WORLD WON'T BREAK

Dallas • Drama, Musical

A broken down country singer who wanted fame, realizes the dream has faded and turns to the only thing he has. The music.


23 days left

31 followers

The Weeki Wachee Road Trip

Orlando • Drama, Other

a brother and sister, both recently divorced with respective spouses go on a road trip to their 78 year old mother's wedding in Weeki Wachee


24 days left

25 followers

Terms

>

Basic Info

Before we get started, please confirm the following:

By starting a project you agree to Seed&Spark’s Site Guidelines.

Terms

>

Basic Info

Learn more.

Cancel

GOT IT

Saved to Watchlist

Way to go, you just added something to your watchlist for the first time! You can find and view your watchlist at anytime from your profile.

Subscribe for $6.99 a month.

Each month, pick a new project to receive funding and get unlimited access to watch all our bold new movies and shows.

Get a free month

Watch

Fund

Seed&Spark is now available to watch on your TV!
Now available on:
Apple TV Roku
Watch free for 1 month.
Watch free for 1 month!
Sign up