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Malmö Short
Drama, Family

A short film about family love, divorce, and fear of change - from a five-year-old's perspective.

43%

18 days left

46 followers

Ass In Assassin

Los Angeles Series
Comedy

Adulting can be murder.

6%

33 days left

15 followers

Leila's Gift

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Family

When Arab American, Leila, travels from Jordan to Los Angeles to visit her American mother, she is sporting a new accessory: a hijab.

58%

17 days left

135 followers

Good Chemistry

Portland Short
Comedy, Science

An 80s homage for the 21st Century: Two science majors left alone on campus for Thanksgiving discover a place where they belong.

44%

17 days left

164 followers

Our Colleagues

New York Short
Adventure, Comedy

A seemingly-ordinary woman sets off on a mission to encounter aliens in this dark comedy about truly getting away from it all.

54%

17 days left

113 followers

Ashes

Los Angeles Series
Crime, Western

Drifting ashes can spark a wildfire. In 1877, a fiery outlaw on the run is hunted down by a moody bounty hunter.

32%

17 days left

47 followers

Lily (Short Film)

New York Short
Comedy, Horror

When a young, vigilante serial killer finds her first love, she must protect him from the dangerous threat of them all... herself

38%

17 days left

56 followers

ROGUE

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Music

A rebellious teenager must defy her traditional Iranian father in order to be taken seriously as a drummer in the 1980s East Bay punk scene.

68%

32 days left

61 followers

Where you from?

New York Series
Comedy

What do you do as a brown guy with a birthday on 9/11?

27%

17 days left

27 followers

Let Me Do Right By You

Austin Short
Drama

A single mother raising her child by herself, must choose to accept help before she loses her mind.

59%

16 days left

85 followers

Dearest

Madison Short
Horror, Thriller

As a young woman’s pregnancy nears its end and her husband grows distant, a series of unsettling events begin to unfold around her.

86%

16 days left

27 followers

The Fire Cats

Santa Rosa Short
Documentary

After the California wildfires, hundreds of cats miraculously survived, but a few fiercely dedicated rescuers had to find them first.

22%

16 days left

43 followers

Something Like Sunshine: Season 2

Houston Series
Drama

Family secrets get uncovered after the death of Leelah's mother. Discover more about Rachel in Season 2.

3%

15 days left

45 followers

SUPERESTAR

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

A Salvadoran-American indie pop star hides out in the nightclub bathroom and encounters the attendant, who is from the same town as her fthe

56%

14 days left

52 followers

Void

New York Short
Drama, Thriller

A young woman discovers the violent consequences when her jealous fantasies begin coming to life.

37%

28 days left

46 followers

Enough Room

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Other

A first date turns complicated when a provocative remark forces two strangers to navigate the issues of passive racism and tolerance.

40%

12 days left

85 followers

Cafard

Toronto Short
Drama, Horror

A man who is unfaithful to his relationship gets the shock of his life when his lies are manifested in a horrible way.

51%

27 days left

51 followers

Truth, Incorporated

New York Short
Drama, Thriller

In a post-totalitarian takeover, a group of rebels must report the news truthfully, while confronting dark secrets of their own.

48%

12 days left

33 followers

Through A Glass, Dimly

Austin Feature
Drama

Two woman. Two different ethnicities. Two different generations. Two different problems. Just one solution.

21%

14 days left

56 followers

Make America Bake Again

New York Series
Comedy

With a little help from her cousins, Wisconsinite Mary Margaret Anderson tries her to darndest to make it on America’s favorite baking show.

48%

12 days left

136 followers

GRANNY PANTIES

Boston Short
Comedy

Lawbreakin' grannies Patty Rodwell and Jo Smith must rescue their friend, Bitsy Pike, from a nursing home before she retired for good!

46%

12 days left

30 followers

APPLE

Fort Worth Short
Drama, Family

When the last two on Earth are a 10 year old boy & girl, compromise & navigating through their differences is the only chance for humankind.

14%

12 days left

32 followers

Suckers

Denton Short
Comedy, Crime

Get Hard. Hard Candy.

0%

42 days left

9 followers

Circuit

Los Angeles Short
Drama

A young black teen's extraordinary fight to escape her captor who has forced her into sex slavery.

7%

11 days left

281 followers

A Good Wolf [working title]

Denali National Park and Preserve Feature
Documentary

Three Alaskans find diverging ways to navigate a 40-year conflict over predator hunting at the boundaries of Denali National Park.

17%

11 days left

50 followers

Vulveeta: The Music Continues

San Francisco Feature
Comedy, Music

Grrrilda Beausoleil’s turning 50, and all she wants is a reunion with her 1990s riot grrrl band—the one she abandoned 20 years ago.

76%

10 days left

114 followers

DEATHLY SILENT

Washington Short
Documentary

In an attempt to tell the story of women’s familial struggle in one of the most culturally conservative countries in the world, Misk shares

76%

10 days left

29 followers

Siberian Wanderer

Gorno-Altaysk Feature
Documentary, Foreign Film

The search for inner freedom, creativity, and the spirit of wandering turn an ordinary vagabond into an extraordinary Siberian Artist.

0%

10 days left

5 followers

From the River

Hesperia Short
Horror, Thriller

Two characters looking for a weekend away, get caught up in relationship troubles, supernatural occurrences, and a fight for their lives.

33%

37 days left

19 followers

The Dream Eater

New York Short
Horror, Fantasy

In a popular tale, a monster devours nightmares to survive, somehow a frightened Grand-father is about to discover the scary reality.

25%

7 days left

55 followers

Our House By The Water

Philadelphia Short
Drama

After Emma and Caleb both dream of an incident at a remote lake house, they can't shake the feeling that their vision may have come true.

32%

7 days left

32 followers

Vanilla Milkshake

Atlanta Short
LGBTQ, Romantic Comedy

With the help of a “true love" token a hopeless romantic will meet a skeptical waitress who will make her question her faith in the device.

74%

6 days left

77 followers

Thick As Thieves

Los Angeles Short
Action, Comedy

A new couples’ first dinner party together goes awry when Gary realizes Rose just might be a professional thief.

89%

5 days left

53 followers

PLEASE HOLD

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Sci-Fi

In the near future, a young Latino man is thrust into a fully automated and privatized jail after he is arrested by mistake.

88%

4 days left

159 followers

ALL THE WAY TO THE TOP

Los Angeles Series
Comedy

The absurd tales of four striving actresses and their attempts at surviving the fickle world of show business.

120%

3 days left

208 followers

Marble Man

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Teen

A story about, Ivy, a delusional teenage girl who falls in love with a statue and is determined to turn him back into a human.

85%

2 days left

82 followers

Everything is Wonderful

New York Short
Drama, Family

A young woman must become a caretaker while helping her grandmother accept the reality of life alongside a man with late-stage dementia.

26%

17 days left

31 followers

The Coloring Man

Salt Lake City Short
Shorts Program, Teen

Burnt-out artist Ron is given the task of bringing color into the world after the birth of his new granddaughter.

61%

13 days left

13 followers

Comic Relief

Savannah Feature
Comedy, Drama

Determined to succeed as a stand up comedian a kid's party clown chases her dreams while struggling with increasing alcoholism & depression.

102%

This project got the green light!

Where The Roots Lie - A Story of Women Empowerment Through Art

Los Angeles Short
Documentary, Drama

Medha, an all female drum troupe strive to pave a new path for women and artists in Cambodia.

102%

This project got the green light!

Entitled

New York Series
Comedy, Drama

Three unhinged children are left an inheritance far beyond their expectations, only to uncover their late father's most scandalous secrets.

114%

27 days left

103 followers

Corri and Sara Are Famous

Chicago Series
Comedy

Corri and Sara tell stories. Now they're in the story. Now here's a cartoon about it with a celebrity voiceover. And a song. Boom: Famous.

101%

This project got the green light!

WOMENstruate

New York Short
Documentary

A documentary on menstruation filmed in 4-7 days.

9%

27 days left

13 followers

Arrival Code

Los Angeles Short
Romance, Sci-Fi

2034: Arrival Code follows a couple in borderlands Mexico, who flees a dangerous cartel using the transportation of the day… teleportation!

80%

This project got the green light!

Dancers

Austin Short
Comedy, Drama

A female comedian becomes so obsessed with the idea of being a dancer that she overlooks her own unique talents and abilities.

104%

This project got the green light!

Expanding Sanctuary

Philadelphia Short
Documentary

The documentary follows the historic campaign to end the sharing of police database information with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

100%

This project got the green light!

Here Comes Frieda

New York Short
Sci-Fi

Here Comes Freida is an eye-opening short addressing the potential short-term consequences of climate change.

88%

This project got the green light!

Sybaritic

New York Short
Drama, LGBTQ

SYBARITIC - "fond of sensuous luxury or pleasure; self-indulgent"; Willie and Camille are just that...and they're dying for it.

85%

This project got the green light!

The Moth

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Fantasy

A cautious man's perspective is confronted during his conversation with a Moth.

78%

11 days left

36 followers

Shiny New Things

Fort Lauderdale Series
Drama, Sci-Fi

They didn't expect the world to end...twice.

54%

2 days left

99 followers

Banks of Our Lives

New York Short
Comedy, Crime

A bank robber must adjust to the presence of a provocative new crew member who she worries is taking her spot.

58%

10 days left

87 followers

Mason & Jay Save The World!

Fairway Short
Sci-Fi

Two young brothers steal their father’s drone, and discover a horrifying secret in the process

113%

This project got the green light!

Black Gold

Austin Series
Comedy, Drama

A recent Howard law graduate unexpectedly inherits her family's pawn shop set in a community she hoped to outgrow.

100%

This project got the green light!

Undateable: a Webseries

Chicago Series
Comedy, Romantic Comedy

Undateable is a live action comic book about a woman who CANNOT pick a winner but remains super optimistic about finding love.

88%

This project got the green light!

LIMINAL

New York Short
Thriller, Experimental

“Liminal” is a visual analogy of the media-induced Agoraphobia that we all deal with every day as we get ready to face the world.

82%

This project got the green light!

Above the Branches

Boston Short
Sci-Fi, LGBTQ

An outsider finally feels like he belongs in society by getting engaged, but after a genealogy test he learns he may not belong anywhere.

124%

This project got the green light!

The Black Experiment

New York Feature
Comedy, Thriller

A various group of Black NYC students are selected to participate in an experiment. What would they kill first? Their ego, or each other?

90%

This project got the green light!

Narrow

Los Angeles Short
Horror, Thriller

A woman must confront her demons in a post-apocalyptic world where survival means never stepping off the narrow path across the land.

134%

This project got the green light!

Loveseat

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Horror

Loveseat is the story of an awkward, obsessive furniture salesman who is deeply in love with a couch in his store

85%

This project got the green light!

Lily's Mirror

Atlanta Short
Comedy, Drama

A woman’s hand gets chopped off on a date, leading her on a journey of self realization, female empowerment, and justice - with ghosts!

166%

This project got the green light!

Feeling Sexual

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

An eccentric high school senior embarks on a mission to seduce her narcissistic family friend while visiting him at college.

33%

3 days left

75 followers

Wings

New York Short
Drama

What if the one person who changed your life was the person who was only there for a moment?

20%

3 days left

29 followers

Asta's Journey

New York Short
Animation, Fantasy

A young Norwegian girl discovers that fairytale creatures are real as she embarks on an adventure in order to help a new friend.

21%

3 days left

47 followers

Leylines Podcast

Chicago Series
Drama, Fantasy

An urban fantasy podcast spanning three American cities, three stories, and one search for the truth.

101%

This project got the green light!

I'm Not Nice

New York Short
Comedy

Nice spies finish last.

108%

This project got the green light!

Mark of the Rougarou

Los Angeles Short
Horror, Thriller

How much do you really want to know about your real family?

80%

This project got the green light!

THE MENTOR Feature Film

Oakland Feature
Comedy, Crime

A wanna-be filmmaker persuades a reluctant film director to mentor her for a day when suddenly they are both kidnapped by an enigmatic gang.

111%

This project got the green light!

Long Haulers

New York Feature
Documentary, Experimental

Driving thousands of miles, Long Haulers weaves together stories of courage, tenacity, and humor from three women in the trucking industry.

107%

This project got the green light!

It's Okay

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Sci-Fi

Reality isn't what it seems. Something strange is happening to Cam and Alex. Will they lose each other before they figure it out?

133%

This project got the green light!

Rizo

New York Short
Comedy, Drama

An Afro-Latina actress struggles with her identity as she navigates the Hollywood machine.

82%

This project got the green light!

Monica & Me

Austin Short
Comedy

A young woman grapples with self-esteem in the wake of a questionable life decision.

132%

This project got the green light!

The Hosts: A New Webseries

New York Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

After his relationship fails, Jason embarks on a series of dysfunctional sexual escapades on the gay hook-up app all the gays loves to hate

82%

This project got the green light!

FOR HER (PARA ELLA)

Los Angeles Feature
Drama, Foreign Film

Based on a true story in El Salvador, 2004: A rookie, underdog lawyer fights for the release of a young woman incarcerated for miscarriage.

100%

This project got the green light!

Peony Park

Los Angeles Feature
Drama, Family

One of 17 children, Niecey is a Black girl growing up in Nebraska with Hollywood Dreams, struggling to find love & acceptance.

100%

This project got the green light!

Triple Threat

New York Feature
Drama, Musical

Close friendships are slowly pulled apart as a once shared Broadway dream is abandoned by one in favor of a new dream: fatherhood.

101%

This project got the green light!

Azulesturquesas

Quito Feature
Drama

Hospitalized in rehabilitation centers because of a behavior not socially accepted, Isabella tries to survive.

92%

This project got the green light!

The Tinderbox

Portland Feature
Thriller, Horror

A woman is suddenly cured of a severe case of schizophrenia yet still cant escape the feeling of being hunted and stalked; or is she?

80%

This project got the green light!

A Guy Walks Into a Bar

New York Short
Action, Thriller

On the day after the election in 2016, a man with dwarfism is assaulted at a bar.

101%

This project got the green light!

AWAY

Los Angeles Short
Crime, Drama

AWAY is a haunting crime drama that delivers an unflinching look at the cycle of violence annihilating black families across America

84%

This project got the green light!

Unnerving the series

Madison Series
Horror, Thriller

Childhood fears are everything to cry about as they slowly start to take over lives.

80%

This project got the green light!

Nice Tan

San Francisco Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

Nice Tan is a WOC / QPOC-led sketch comedy series that tackles life and identity in a world that's not as woke as it wants to be.

107%

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!

The Karate Tortoise Series

New York Series
Comedy, Sci-Fi

A Damsel goes on a quest to protect the clumsy superhero, Karate Tortoise, from becoming the lunch of the evil chef, Fatty Bonati.

103%

This project got the green light!

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