Hey, I'm Emily!

Los Angeles, California

I'm the founder and CEO of Seed&Spark, which I started with a group of independent creators after the challenges and lessons of producing my first feature film, Like the Water

 

I make a webseries about sexual consent called Fck Yes! which was funded and is streaming on Seed&Spark. 

 

 

My Projects

My Films

The best way to deal with the worst in life is to do it with friends.

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Like the Water

2012

 • Feature

by Caroline von Kuhn

Projects I'm Supporting

A Song for Myself

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Music

A homesick Filipino lounge singer confronts her cover band in order to play her original song in front of their uncaring Vegas audience.

31%

23 days left

76 followers

DOWN the MIDDLE

Los Angeles Series
Comedy

The owner of an ad agency retires unexpectedly, making his uptight business manager and his trust-fund bohemian daughter polarized partners.

62%

2 days left

270 followers

Interrobang

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Romance

Love, sex, and anxiety collide in 6 stories that explore awkward, irreverent, emotionally raw, and relationship defining moments after sex.

84%

This project got the green light!

CNT Productions

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Film-related Business

CNT flips the script on stereotypes one story at a time.

105%

This project got the green light!

CLARKSTON: Mother of Exiles

Atlanta Feature
Documentary

Three refugees & a former Klansman seek to reestablish their identities in a nation struggling with an identity crisis of its own.

252%

This project got the green light!

The Boxers of Brule

Lower Brule Short
Documentary, Sport

Devastated by her friend's suicide, a young Lakota woman forms a girls boxing team with the urgent hope of leading them down a safer path.

84%

This project got the green light!

Adulting Web Series

Los Angeles Series
Comedy

Adulting is a comedic web series about an unlikely duo, Katie and Charlie, who take their first stab at the real world together and attempt

102%

This project got the green light!

The Great Divide

Denver Feature
Thriller, Western

In 1879 on the Colorado frontier, a destitute woman seeks the money she's owed by joining forces with the outlaws who murdered her father.

91%

This project got the green light!

Winning

Los Angeles Feature
Comedy

Four people and a talking cat think they’re the lone survivors of a nuclear apocalypse, until Ivanka Pump shows up...

80%

This project got the green light!

GOALS N' SHIT

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Drama

GNS is a comedy centered around a newly unemployed businesswoman forced to rebuild her life based on process instead of perceived "success."

100%

This project got the green light!

The Bachelorette Party

Orcas Feature
Comedy, Horror

Six girlfriends go to a remote island for a bachelorette party, where they go from fighting off bad hangovers to fighting for their lives.

127%

This project got the green light!

I Don't Live Today

New York Feature
Drama, Experimental

On his last night in NYC, a struggling Black painter wanders the streets cutting off all ties he has to the morally hypocritical art world.

81%

This project got the green light!

Brown Town

McAllen Feature
Musical, Romantic Comedy

A loner beat boxer finds family in her college's South Asian acapella team.

80%

This project got the green light!

Matt and Dan Season 2

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

"Matt and Dan Season 2" is the hilarious and absurd continuation of the gay sketch comedy YouTube series "Matt and Dan".

101%

This project got the green light!

I Friggin Love you

Los Angeles Series
Drama, Romantic Comedy

Love can make you or break you.

91%

This project got the green light!

Street Cred Season 1: When It All Changed

Detroit Series
Sci-Fi, Teen

We're building inclusive leadership of the future by co-creating technology of the future, today!

101%

This project got the green light!

Rent Controlled

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Shorts Program

The three Torres siblings are priced out of their hometown until an opportunity to achieve the unthinkable - rent control - presents itself.

103%

This project got the green light!

The Last Stop

New York Series
Drama, Comedy

What happens to those weird and wonderful New York City subway characters after they leave the train?

102%

This project got the green light!

Reflection

Los Angeles Short
Drama

When the murders of unarmed African American men seem never-ending, the women in their community must search for strength.

100%

This project got the green light!

Gaining & Losing

New York Short
Drama

On the road to eating disorder recovery, Nina’s past threatens her success. Will the pressure be too much?

109%

This project got the green light!

The New Frontier

Seattle Short
Western, Experimental

This isn't your classic TLC Western. A Western Film reclaiming People of Color's Forgotten History and Contributions to the United States

102%

This project got the green light!

No More Comics in L.A.

Los Angeles Series
Comedy

STRUGGLE. SISTERHOOD. STAND-UP

104%

This project got the green light!

Fight Forward

Los Angeles Feature
Comedy, Documentary

Fight Forward follows multiple student activists across California advocating for a return to free tuition in public universities.

83%

This project got the green light!

Shedding - a feature film

Los Angeles Feature
Drama, Fantasy

A cat who longs to explore the outside world transforms into a human and helps heal a broken family.

102%

This project got the green light!

Desolation Center

Los Angeles Feature
Documentary, Music

The untold story of influential Reagan-era guerrilla punk and industrial desert happenings that still reverberate throughout our culture.

104%

This project got the green light!

FOR GINA

Los Angeles Short
Drama

When 3 year old Sofia is diagnosed with cancer, the people who's lives she's touched must come to terms with love and loss.

81%

This project got the green light!

You Are Going To Explode

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

A depressed man searches for meaning to stave off his own spontaneous combustion.

91%

This project got the green light!

ABRUPTIO

Los Angeles Feature
Horror, Thriller

A loner must uncover a sinister race of beings before the explosive they've implanted in his neck detonates.

81%

This project got the green light!

The NEW FREEDOM

Denver Feature
Horror, Thriller

It's not just about survival. It's about a community.

124%

This project got the green light!

What Daphne Saw

Los Angeles Feature
Sci-Fi, Thriller

In the future, criminals are reprogrammed into silent, unquestioning servants.

94%

This project got the green light!

Agent of Change

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

A secret agent is on a mission to save the future of food, and as a transgender man, save humanity... one gender stereotype at a time.

100%

This project got the green light!

In the Blue Hour

New York Company
Drama, Experimental

What are we supposed to make of a life? A perfect hostess invites her friends to attend one last party - and you are invited!

101%

This project got the green light!

Passive Aggressive Dads

Blue Hill Short
Comedy

Two dads try to spend a nice day at the park with their daughters and end up avenging their life's failures upon a group of obnoxious teens.

137%

This project got the green light!

Birth of Pleasure

Atlanta Short
Drama, Experimental

Narrative dance-film which explores sensuality and modern issues around the female body, through a retelling of the Psyche and Cupid myth.

106%

This project got the green light!

Shield

New York Short
Drama, Family

Zoe overcomes her unusual attachment to a blanket with her foster mom's creative use of comic books.

104%

This project got the green light!

Hello World: The Film

Atlanta Feature
Documentary, Other

Software is everywhere. But who makes it? This film will uncover this hidden army of coders who make our lives work.

115%

This project got the green light!

Smoked

Los Angeles Short
Comedy

A Postmates courrier's world is turned upside when she has to deliver bagels and lox to her old high school.

102%

This project got the green light!

Dom na Marse

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Sci-Fi

A bipolar woman must choose: follow her wife to an unfamiliar planet led by a cold-blooded regime, or endure alone on a deteriorating Earth.

107%

This project got the green light!

On Story Project

Austin Series
Film-related Business, Filmmaker Resource

On Story shares passionate discussions about the creative process of storytelling to audiences worldwide for free.

81%

This project got the green light!

The Unknown Country

Dallas Feature
Adventure, Experimental

The discovery of a forgotten family photograph sends Isabella on a journey through the belly of America. In her solitary quest, she navigate

100%

This project got the green light!

DYKES, CAMERA, ACTION!

New York Feature
Documentary, LGBTQ

A history of queer cinema from the women who made it happen.

100%

This project got the green light!

Ring is now STALLED

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Romantic Comedy

Two strangers on dates from hell bond in the women's bathroom over their issues with love.

124%

This project got the green light!

Scab Vendor - The Life and Times of Jonathan Shaw

Los Angeles Feature
Biography, Documentary

A deep scrutiny into the life of one of America's last outlaws, Scab Vendor is the story of tattooist, writer, and pirate, Jonathan Shaw.

109%

This project got the green light!

"Too Many Bodies: Place Called Us" A Music Video about Gun Reform

Los Angeles Music Video
Drama, Experimental

A girl walks through a high school magically resurrecting those hurt by gunfire in a dance.

85%

This project got the green light!

Queen of the Capital

Washington Feature
Documentary, LGBTQ

Daniel, a government bureaucrat in Washington D.C., dreams of becoming Queen of the Capital.

85%

This project got the green light!

Comedic Timing

Los Angeles Series
Comedy

An improv teacher helps her all-women class sort out their personal lives as hers careens out of control.

106%

This project got the green light!

Pozole

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

Maia prolly killed her Nana.

112%

This project got the green light!

Becoming Incurable

Sacramento Feature
Documentary

A filmmaker captures the struggles, triumphs, and every day lives of three individuals living with severe chronic illnesses.

111%

This project got the green light!

GRIT

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

Frankie, a single woman in her late 30’s, discovers that due to an infertility issue, motherhood is suddenly a matter of now or never.

105%

This project got the green light!

Choke

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Action

A rising MMA star hides her refugee status from her small American town, and the world.

159%

This project got the green light!

LIFE AT ALL COSTS - A Documentary Series Going Beyond Pro Choice Vs. Pro Life

Los Angeles Series
Documentary, News

Follow Asha Dahya, a former conservative Christian on her attempt to find common ground between pro choice and pro life.

114%

This project got the green light!

Michael And Michael Are Gay

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

A satirical look at gay marriage through the eyes of two neurotic married misfits named Michael.

100%

This project got the green light!

Made Public

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Shorts Program

A fast-paced, poignant comedy about a groom whose reservations about marriage go viral on the eve of his wedding. *2017 Emergence Winner*

87%

This project got the green light!

2BR02B

Philadelphia Short
Sci-Fi

Everything was perfectly swell...

86%

This project got the green light!

We Are Gathered Here

Los Angeles Feature
Comedy, Drama

On the eve of his wedding a declaration of love from an ex forces Ben to decide if gaining a steady future is worth losing an exciting past.

82%

This project got the green light!

Showtime

New York Short
Action, Drama

Showtime follows Darius & his brother who dance on NYC trains to earn honest money, when an opportunity comes, Darius's loyalty is tested.

98%

This project got the green light!

Fizzle

New York Short
Drama, Comedy

Fizzle, a play by Gilbert Girion, is now being adapted into a short film! It's a cocktail party with a twist! Won’t you join us?!

88%

This project got the green light!

TOPLESS

Seattle Short
Drama, LGBTQ

TOPLESS is a narrative short film that follows two strangers as they undergo breast removal operations for very different reasons.

80%

This project got the green light!

The Vigilante Chronicles (Campaign)

Philadelphia Series
Action, Drama

A teenage girl is faced to crime, police brutality, sexual identity, after she gains enhanced human abilities.

92%

This project got the green light!

10-56

Providence Feature
Drama

A group of friends go to an island to detox together, not aware of the struggles they will face once there.

115%

This project got the green light!

Brujos

Chicago Series
Drama, LGBTQ

Brujos is a queer-of-color web series that follows four gay Latino grad students... who are also witches!

81%

This project got the green light!

The F Word: A Foster-to-Adopt Story

Oakland Series
Comedy, Documentary

The F Word: A Foster-to-Adopt Story

109%

This project got the green light!

Am I Out There?

Austin Short
Drama, Documentary

Before getting abducted by aliens for the last time, Josh makes a documentary to prove his story to the world...and say goodbye.

100%

This project got the green light!

Malabar

Miami Short
Drama, Thriller

An undocumented mother risks everything to save her child from a human trafficking White Nationalist.

107%

This project got the green light!

Second Assault

Los Angeles Short
Documentary

Twelve years after being sexually assaulted on her college campus, Jillian embarks on a journey to confront the past.

113%

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!

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!

Nanay Ko 2

Silver Spring Feature
Comedy, Musical

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

101%

This project got the green light!

The Inner Edge

Old Bridge Township Feature
Drama, Fantasy

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

122%

This project got the green light!

Lost Bayou

Lafayette Feature
Drama, Family

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

118%

This project got the green light!

Little Evil Bookshop

Seattle Feature
Comedy, Satire

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

83%

This project got the green light!

Stormie

Santa Maria Feature
Biography, Drama

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

151%

This project got the green light!

Palace

Upland Feature
Drama

The family-fractured lives of a stubborn mechanic, a retired widower, and a repressed college student intertwine at a bar in rural Indiana.

104%

This project got the green light!

White Death

Needham Feature
Drama

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

160%

This project got the green light!

Fantastic Santa Monaco

Los Angeles Feature
Drama, Satire

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

80%

This project got the green light!

Pulling Wool

New York Feature
Action, Comedy

A two hander about a platonic best-friendship that culminates in a city wide search for $7,000 to pay off gambling debt and save their lives

92%

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!

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!

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!

Cinematcher - Lights.Camera.Connect.

New York Company
Film-related Business, Filmmaker Resource

Hire and Get Hired for Film, TV and Digital Projects Instantly - globally

83%

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!

The Ring Thing

New York Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

Saying yes to the future means letting go of the past.

129%

This project got the green light!

Wed-Locked

Los Angeles Series
Comedy

Robert and Denise, a recently married couple, do their best to put differences aside and navigate the beautiful minefield called marriage.

103%

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!

Nia On Vacation

Patras Feature
Drama, Comedy

Escape is relative.

100%

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!

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!

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!

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!

Exposure

Pepin Feature
Romance, LGBTQ

Two women set off on separate journeys of self-reflection and contemplation. What happened between them? How did the relationship die?

100%

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!

Keep Sidewalk Strong

Birmingham Festival
Film-related Business

After 19 years running, help us keep Sidewalk Strong in Birmingham's historic Theatre District!

106%

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!

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!

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!

Bertoia

Philadelphia Feature
Documentary

Enter the metal forest and journey through the soundscape left behind by iconic artist Harry Bertoia.

92%

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!

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!

Golden Sands

Los Angeles Short
Film-Noir, Music

Set in 1946, a young Mexican American musician, must establish herself in a male dominated world to earn equality and achieve her dreams.

106%

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!

11/9: The Short Film

Orange Short
Drama, Shorts Program

A beat-by-beat depiction of a college party during the night of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election.

125%

This project got the green light!

At The End Of The Day

Lakeland Feature
Comedy, LGBTQ

A conservative Christian professor finds himself in a gay support group to stop their launch of an LGBT homeless teen shelter.

96%

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!

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!

The After Party

Los Angeles Short
Mystery, Thriller

A well-known party girl stops in a dive bar for a nightcap and discovers she shares a horrific secret with four mysterious women.

110%

This project got the green light!

Hard-ish Bodies

Austin Short
Comedy, Shorts Program

An ensemble comedy featuring the men and women of Stoney’s Rock Hard Palace - a male strip club with dancers of all shapes and sizes.

150%

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!

SOBER OCTAVES

Providence Short
Music, Experimental

An extended visual album following the journey of three young black men as they battle with societal conformity.

99%

This project got the green light!

EN MACHINA

Los Angeles VR Experience
Comedy, Sci-Fi

Two inventors, Steve and Steve, create the world's first true artificial intelligence in their garage.

102%

This project got the green light!

The Benefits of Gusbandry

Portland Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

Love is so gay. One Woman, One Man, a lot of weed, a little crying and NO sexual attraction whatsoever. "Hilarious, irreverent.." - OUT.com

103%

This project got the green light!

HERE NOW

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Family

HERE NOW is a magical reality about the power of a parent’s love.

142%

This project got the green light!

Girl Code

Los Angeles Short
Drama

When girls talk, there's what they say, and what they're REALLY saying.

101%

This project got the green light!

Half the Picture

Los Angeles Feature
Documentary

HALF THE PICTURE is a feature documentary about working women directors in Hollywood.

82%

This project got the green light!

For Flint

Flint Short
Documentary

"For Flint" is the inspiring story of neighbors banding together to rebuild a community torn apart by lead poisoning in the water supply.

83%

This project got the green light!

Twentyfiveish

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Drama

Rosie travels with her best friend Tucker for a long weekend, and faces former high school friends as they all face uncertain futures.

100%

This project got the green light!

F*ck Yes Series

Los Angeles Series
Romance, Comedy

F*ck Yes! is what affirmative consent sounds like. Sex made hotter. SoSFW (sort of Safe For Work.)

133%

This project got the green light!

Cleaner Daze

Santa Cruz Series
Drama, Transmedia

Jasmine, the new counselor at a Juvenile Drug Treatment Center, struggles to mentor a colorful crew of teenage drug addicts.

106%

This project got the green light!

10 Days in December - Proof of Concept

San Francisco Short
Drama, Romance

One day you'll fall in love.

124%

This project got the green light!

B.U.T.S

New York Series
Comedy

Bilingual, Underrepresented, Titless, Sallies. We are spoofing Latino stereotypes on TV!

100%

This project got the green light!

Third Candidates

Washington Series
Documentary

Why is it rare, and not the norm, to have more than two major candidates? We interview experts and follow candidates learn why.

83%

This project got the green light!

Vida

Los Angeles Short
LGBTQ, Horror

A closeted musical prodigy turned baby vamp must stifle her cravings, risk having sex with her roommate or suck her small-town campus dry.

81%

This project got the green light!

LUMPIA 2

Los Angeles Feature
Action, Comedy

15 years after the original, the Filipino egg-roll-armed avenger reappears in Fogtown to stop a mysterious drug syndicate...

80%

This project got the green light!

Mrs. Drake

Denver Short
Drama

It takes courage and strength to raise a child but it's constant doubt that consumes a parent.

84%

This project got the green light!

Custodian

Los Angeles Short
Animation, Fantasy

The macabre account of a man whose inner demons drive him to seek redemption in the aftermath of bloodshed.

101%

This project got the green light!

Devoti Tutti

Catania Feature
Documentary

Saint Agatha of Catania was killed for resisting the advances of a Roman governor. Her story has always been told by men — until now.

135%

This project got the green light!

A punk Daydream

Los Angeles Feature
Documentary

Indonesia has one of the biggest punk scenes in the world, amidst poverty, pollution and oppression.

101%

This project got the green light!

Risking Light

Saint Paul Feature
Documentary

A mother embraces her child’s killer. A torture survivor ponders revenge. What is harder, or more crucial, than forgiving the unforgivable?

100%

This project got the green light!

Black Kungfu Chick

Los Angeles Series
Action, Drama

Just an ordinary girl from South LA learns kungfu from her premed teacher to protect her community from local menaces in more ways than one.

90%

This project got the green light!

Behind Closed Doors: Dana's Story

Dallas Short
Drama

Based on a true story, a 12 year old is thrust into the world of domestic human trafficking. Incredibly, her mother brokers the deal.

94%

This project got the green light!

Love, Hate, Church & State

Nashville Feature
Documentary, LGBTQ

Evangelicals rise against LGBT in TN, where politics are preached from the pulpit & both sides fight to define "liberty & justice for all."

133%

This project got the green light!

Please Be Love

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

Nelly, a washed up dancer, falls head over heels in love and gets caught in the middle of a sticky family feud and a national disaster.

84%

This project got the green light!

Acute Failure

Los Angeles Feature
Drama

A young, sick Los Angeles actress visits her small hometown for a weekend to get evaluated for a kidney transplant.

102%

This project got the green light!

Ordinary Women

San Francisco Series
Animation, History

Feminist Frequency's new video series about defying stereotypes, challenging the status quo, and being extraordinary.

103%

This project got the green light!

Electric Bleau

Atlanta Feature
Thriller

In 1980’s New Orleans, a biracial punk rocker must destroy a cursed heirloom before she repeats the same deadly cycle as her ancestors.

101%

This project got the green light!

The Ladies Almanack

Chicago Feature
LGBTQ, Experimental

Hélène Cixous, Eileen Myles, Guinevere Turner, & more star in the epic tribute to women's writing.

114%

This project got the green light!

Tangerine Juice Fund

New York Company
Film-related Business

The Tangerine Juice Fund is crowd sourced fund supporting 1st and 2nd time women feature film directors. Donations are tax deductible.

107%

This project got the green light!

13 Chambers

Seattle Feature
Horror, Experimental

13 Seattle-area female artists explore the uncanny, the supernatural, & the sublime within an abandonded building slated for demolition.

100%

This project got the green light!

The Stone & The Stars

Bloomington Short
Drama

The Stone & The Stars is a short film that explores friendship, fear, and how the people we love lead us home.

103%

This project got the green light!

Docket 32357

New York Series
Drama

A high profile case gives Alex, a gifted lawyer, the rare opportunity to ascend to the elite in his profession and he is willing to achieve

80%

This project got the green light!

Love & Vodka

Ypsilanti Charter Township Feature
Drama, Teen

102%

This project got the green light!

Not Phillip And I

Los Angeles Short
Shorts Program

Dealing with loss, Sylvia returns home to her family to heal, instead she finds herself losing her grip, and embracing her eccentricities.

83%

This project got the green light!

Changa and the Jade Obelisk

Santa Monica Series
Animation

An African Game of Thrones meets Harryhausen Sinbad

85%

This project got the green light!

3000 Cups of Tea

Feature
Documentary

Investigating the Rise and Ruin of Greg Mortenson

80%

This project got the green light!

OMA

New York Short
Drama

To complete her thesis, a PhD candidate must get the Holocaust testimony of her estranged grandmother.

105%

This project got the green light!

Film Festival Secrets 2.0

Atlanta
Film-related Business, Filmmaker Resource

Join the community that will shape the next edition of this practical guide to film festivals.

119%

This project got the green light!

This Is Happening

Feature
Comedy

YES! WE'VE HIT OUR INITIAL TARGET. BUT EVERY DOLLAR BEYOND 100% MEANS MORE CITIES AND MORE AWARENESS FOR THIS IS HAPPENING. PLEASE CONTINUE

135%

This project got the green light!

BRIDES TO BE

Seattle Feature
LGBTQ, Thriller

The night before their wedding, two women battle sinister forces to save themselves, and each other.

112%

This project got the green light!

Ghost Light

New York Series
Comedy

Those that work backstage should never be seen or heard. . . until now.

40%

This project got the green light!

CHARGER

Chicago Short
Action

A short action film: 5 minutes, one shot.

83%

This project got the green light!

Money & Violence Season 2

Brooklyn Series
Crime, Drama

Money & Violence is an in-depth look at the line where survival meets responsibility.

90%

This project got the green light!

Girl Trip

Sacramento Series
Comedy, Horror

A fun road trip ends in murder and mayhem when hidden resentments between best friends surface and everyone learns the hard way never to get

106%

This project got the green light!

The New Orleans Sazerac

Atlanta Short
Documentary

To make the perfect Sazerac combine one part technique, one part interpretation, and a dash of folklore.

102%

This project got the green light!

Normal Valid Lives

Minneapolis Feature
Documentary

One community's fight to accept and protect all kids.

81%

This project got the green light!

The Openers

Los Angeles Short
Comedy

3 aspiring stand up comediennes are chronicled by an inexperienced film student as they try to pull off the biggest show of their lives.

100%

This project got the green light!

Radical Roots: The Story of a Food Revolution

Feature
Documentary

In the 70s radical youth created an explosion of food co-ops, only to be torn apart in a war over what- and who- their revolution was for.

83%

This project got the green light!

ONE DAY AS A PROSTITUTE

Los Angeles Short
Documentary

A slice of life documentary exploring sex work in 2015.

101%

This project got the green light!

Last Caller

Seattle Short
Horror, Thriller

It was all bullshit...until the conspiracies started coming true.

104%

This project got the green light!

See You On the Other Side

Seattle Short
Romance, Sci-Fi

Love is a superpower.

111%

This project got the green light!

After Ever After

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Experimental

When is it too late to save a marriage that's been slowly bleeding to death for years?

28%

This project got the green light!

Of Dust and Bones

Santa Monica Feature
Drama

A desert recluse is visited by her dead husband's best friend, who arrives with an unsettling agenda.

88%

This project got the green light!

The Last Glimmer

Concord Short
Drama

An unlikely friendship unfolds between two socially marginalized suburbanites who struggle to connect and survive on their own terms.

82%

This project got the green light!

The wHOLE

Los Angeles Series
Drama

“The wHOLE” is a gritty drama illuminating solitary confinement made in collaboration with those closest to the issue.

81%

This project got the green light!

Wedlocked

Los Angeles Short
LGBTQ, Satire

Not one to be held back by unfair legislation, Sydney outsmarts the web of laws keeping her tied down and unable to get divorced.

90%

This project got the green light!

Bottle Fed

Saint Louis Feature
Comedy, Romantic Comedy

Post break-up, a young mother chases after her "pre-baby" dreams by forming a stand-up comedy mom band with her best friend.

87%

This project got the green light!

The Sibling Code

Short
Comedy

A hilarious comedy about a sister and brother who must come to consensus as they plan a funeral.

81%

This project got the green light!

First Girl I Loved

Los Angeles Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

A lesbian high-schooler in Los Angeles falls in love with a young woman even more conflicted about her sexuality than she is.

80%

This project got the green light!

The Average Girl's Guide to Suicide

Los Angeles Feature
Comedy

After a failed suicide attempt Sarah joins a group of fellow survivors trying to help each other succeed…at suicide.

84%

This project got the green light!

Downward Hiro

Short
Drama

LIFE IS TORTURE

184%

This project got the green light!

Auld Lang Syne

Los Angeles Feature
Comedy, Drama

An annual New Year’s Eve party becomes occasion for disaster as three couples' lives unravel spectacularly over the course of the evening.

80%

This project got the green light!

I Wanna Fuck You Up

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Music

It's a Hoe-down and Missi wants revenge. Help her help you fuck shit up in "I Wanna Fuck You Up".

91%

This project got the green light!

COLOURING BOOK PRODUCTIONS

Rochester Company
Documentary

Colouring Book Productions uses storytelling to make diversity normal. Help us "colour" outside of the lines.

80%

This project got the green light!

Neither Shadow of Turning

New York Short
Drama

Trapped in snowy isolation, husband and wife descend into torment as their lives are threatened by illness.

105%

This project got the green light!

Sea of Fog

San Francisco Short
Drama, Romance

Strangers pass each other every day, unaware of what exists between them.

117%

This project got the green light!

"Slut: A Documentary Film"


Documentary

Sharing personal stories to explore how we can work toward a world that embraces female sexuality and supports victims of sexual assault.

103%

This project got the green light!

Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

Atlanta Feature
Documentary

In 1936 when 18 Black athletes participated in the Berlin Olympic Games, history forgot all except one. This is the story of the other 17.

80%

This project got the green light!

Hysterical Historical Hillary

Brooklyn Series
Comedy, Drama

Hillary in another breakup...breakdown to have a breakthrough

100%

This project got the green light!

The 12th Step

Los Angeles Short
Drama

Tim must deal with the hole left in his life after the sudden death of his wife in a horrific car crash.

85%

This project got the green light!

Carbon Fiber

New York Short
Documentary, Sport

Four drivers battle fatigue and mechanical failures in a 24-hour race around the clock.

92%

This project got the green light!

Between Colors

Fullerton Short
Drama

A young artist unexpectedly falls in love, losing sight of her dreams of becoming a painter.

116%

This project got the green light!

Five-Fingered Lucy

Los Angeles Short
Drama

A kleptomaniac on the verge of a nervous breakdown.

94%

This project got the green light!

72 Hours: A Brooklyn Love Story?

Brooklyn Feature
Drama, Teen

A teenager from BK has a ticket out of the projects and 72 hrs to decide if he’s up to the challenge

81%

This project got the green light!

I Can't With You

Los Angeles Short
Comedy

When your best friend brings out the worst in you.

82%

This project got the green light!

the Harlem Independent Theater!

New York Company
Film-related Business, Filmmaker Resource

A cinema and event space with a cafe-bar coming to West Harlem summer 2015.

89%

This project got the green light!

Sleeping With Earrings On

New York Short
Drama, LGBTQ

Maggie’s marrying the woman of her dreams but will tension between her sisters ruin the day?

166%

This project got the green light!

Assassin

Los Angeles Feature
LGBTQ, Thriller

The story of an assassin, a job gone wrong and the woman she never expected to fall in love with.

84%

This project got the green light!

Zone 2

Los Angeles Short
Horror, Thriller

Trapped in the bleak underworld of Zone 2, a mother and her disabled son fight for survival.

104%

This project got the green light!

Cleave

Boston Short
Drama

An average American husband and wife expose what they are most loyal to may be tearing them apart

83%

This project got the green light!

You Are in Bedford, Man

Los Angeles Short
Comedy

A heavy metal legend has just been fired from his own band. And there's a dead groupie in his room.

100%

This project got the green light!

Help the Texas Theatre get Digital Cinema (DCP)!

Dallas
Film-related Business

The historic Texas Theatre needs to add DCP to keep offering the best new and repertory films.

99%

This project got the green light!

The Death of a Government Clerk - an Anton Chekhov story

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Foreign Film

Clerk in 1800s Russia, falls prey to his insecurities when an error questions his meaning of life.

102%

This project got the green light!

Actress

Feature
Documentary

A film about starring in the movie of your life.

100%

This project got the green light!

Three Fingers

Nashville-Davidson Short
Drama, War

The battle continues long after the war...

101%

This project got the green light!

Settling Up

New York Series
Comedy

A comedic web series about female finances, fertility, and friendship. It's time to Settle Up.

101%

This project got the green light!

Charlie & Poppy, A Short Film by Jennifer Potts

Manchester Short
Drama

A young boy cherishes his grandfather who, from a train station platform, creates magical moments.

87%

This project got the green light!

Cheap Plastic Mask

Chicago Short
Horror

A meeting of two strangers in the bathroom of a Halloween party spirals into a waking nightmare.

105%

This project got the green light!

Son of Somerset Files

Series
Sci-Fi, Transmedia

After inheriting her grandfather’s UFO research, a young woman documents her investigation.

89%

This project got the green light!

Brazilian Wood

Phoenix Feature
Drama, Thriller

One man's relentless pursuit of justice collides with another man's bizarre course of revenge.

100%

This project got the green light!

Across The Tracks

Atlanta Short
Drama, Family

In 1960s GA, a young mixed girl decides to pass for white, a choice that follows her for many years.

102%

This project got the green light!

Policy of Truth

Short
Drama

Dwight, must travel home to his father, Walter, who is facing early-onset Alzheimer's.

106%

This project got the green light!

The Canary

Short
History, Thriller

One gold miner. One mine. One nightmare.

82%

This project got the green light!

Finding Jenn's Voice

Feature
Documentary

Homicide is the leading cause of death during pregnancy. But no one is talking about it. Until now.

100%

This project got the green light!

A New York Pair

New York Short
Romantic Comedy

What happens when Molly and Charles must decide between ambition and love in New York City?

121%

This project got the green light!

Cross

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Film-Noir

A young Filipino backyard boxer enters a Mexican fight ring in the San Fernando Valley.

100%

This project got the green light!

The Videoblogs

Brooklyn Feature
Drama

A feature film about a lonely young woman who reaches out through The Screen.

108%

This project got the green light!

Little Cabbage

Atlanta Short
Thriller

An eccentric composer in the 1950's is given a magical instrument that distorts her relationships.

106%

This project got the green light!

Everybody Does It

Short
Comedy

A young woman searches for her own orgasm

101%

This project got the green light!

Directed by Women


Global Celebration

Inviting the world to fall madly in love with & wildly celebrate women filmmakers & their films.

88%

This project got the green light!

Pushing Out Daisy

Short
Comedy, Drama

84%

This project got the green light!

Dead Saturday

Huntsville Short
Drama, Thriller

A misled band of youths believes they found a religious loophole for releasing their inner demons.

84%

This project got the green light!

Rewind: Play

Portland Feature
Documentary

Playful exploration of adults who enjoy the simplicity of childhood revelry amidst grown-up pressure

82%

This project got the green light!

Arcadia Bay

Portland Short
Mystery, Sci-Fi

A pair of military scientists discover they are living inside a simulation and set out to learn why.

132%

This project got the green light!

The Hollies

Los Angeles Short
Film-Noir, Thriller

Everyone's plastic, but I want to be plastic.

102%

This project got the green light!

Live a Little

New York Short
Comedy

An ambitious 9yr old must complete her bucket list since she expects to die by the end of the day.

80%

This project got the green light!

CongestedCat Shorts

New York Short
Drama, LGBTQ

Character-driven, stereotype breaking short films about loss from the creators of 'Kelsey.'

120%

This project got the green light!

FOG CITY

San Francisco Short
Drama, Mystery

A solitary amateur ballplayer confronts an invisible past in plain view of a new teammate.

58%

This project got the green light!

Trent's War

Shreveport Short
Drama, War

Trent fought in Iraq. Now he wants to live a normal life. PTSD has a different opinion about that.

101%

This project got the green light!

Section II

Company
Film-related Business, LGBTQ

Netflix for Lesbians.

80%

This project got the green light!

The Dreamers

Chicago Series
Comedy, Drama

Six young artists working and creating their way post-graduation in the city of Chicago.

54%

This project got the green light!

Before the Spring

Los Angeles Feature
Drama, History

A man loses everything he holds dear before finding the strength to rise against a corrupt regime.

86%

This project got the green light!

There is a New World Somewhere

Los Angeles Feature
Drama

A troubled woman is seduced by a stranger who takes her on a road trip through America's deep south.

27%

This project got the green light!

Time Signature

Brooklyn Short
Sci-Fi

Danielle meets her favorite guitarist, Astra, who reveals that she is a time-traveler.

100%

This project got the green light!

Trichster

New York Feature
Documentary

Living with the most common disorder you've never heard of.

24%

This project got the green light!

SOAR

Portland Feature
Documentary

SOAR shows what's possible when people with differences get the love and support they need to adapt.

89%

This project got the green light!

In Honor Of

Los Angeles Short
Drama

A woman comes home to a family gathering only to discover that she has walked into her own execution

114%

This project got the green light!

Sheila Scorned

Los Angeles Short
Satire, Shorts Program

A grindhouse short starring a quick-witted stripper who's out to get even with the men in her way.

98%

This project got the green light!

Kibuki: Spirits in Zanzibar

San Francisco Short
Documentary, Experimental

An cross-cultural experiment in possession, trance, and the meaning of healing. A poem film.

100%

This project got the green light!

Charlotte

Los Angeles Short
Drama

A drama about those moments of childhood that never leave us.

106%

This project got the green light!

TurtleDove Films

Austin Company
Film-related Business

If you're here for a follow back, we'd rather you follow "A Room Full of Nothing" - that is the only campaign we actively update.

93%

This project got the green light!

DIBS - Season 2

New York Series
Comedy, Romantic Comedy

DIBS is a series about two best friends and one serious relationship. Theirs.

101%

This project got the green light!

I Am Thalente: In Theatres and on iTunes Now!

Durban Feature
Documentary

A homeless skateboarder travels from South Africa to the US and into the heart of skateboarding.

86%

This project got the green light!

CLAUDETTE

Toronto Short
Mystery

Her husband missing, a woman confronts harsh truths under the questioning eye of a police detective.

143%

This project got the green light!

Perihelion

Feature
Drama, Sci-Fi

Over Under Through The Loop And Together Again

85%

This project got the green light!

Not Abel

Short
Drama

You can never have both.

4%

This project got the green light!

Relationshipwrecked

Short
Comedy

Relationships can be hard. And people can be cruel. But that doesn't mean all hope is lost.

100%

This project got the green light!

ROAM

Lexington-Fayette Short
Action

A young boy must defend his right to live on a desolate and destroyed Earth.

111%

This project got the green light!

The Only First Time

Winston-Salem Short
Drama

High school sweethearts confront personal anxieties on the night planned to lose their virginity.

85%

This project got the green light!

Panomundo

Los Angeles Feature
Documentary

A documentary about the history of the steelpan and its influence around the world.

26%

This project got the green light!

The Devil's Violinist

Los Angeles Short
Drama

A violinist walks the line between beauty and pain as he repays his debt to the Devil.

94%

This project got the green light!

Consideration

Ann Arbor Feature
Drama

Would you date a Sugar Daddy to pay off your student loans?

83%

This project got the green light!

Moving Day

Short
Drama, Romance

When a terminal illness strikes, one couple calls it quits... and for all the right reasons.

100%

This project got the green light!

Eveningstar Cinema

Brunswick
Film-related Business

Save The Eveningstar Cinema

80%

This project got the green light!

The Dog

New York Feature
Documentary

THE DOG is the story of John Wojtowicz, the real-life bank robber behind DOG DAY AFTERNOON.

80%

This project got the green light!

Victoria, Gto

Short
Drama

A friendship is tested on the last day before heading off to college when a secret is revealed.

104%

This project got the green light!

The Ritual

Feature
Documentary

Exploring the commodification of the wedding ritual and how it maps on the bonds of friendships.

100%

This project got the green light!

PRECIOUS TIME

Short
Drama, Family

A father and son play chess during the apocalypse.

104%

This project got the green light!

No Le Digas a Nadie (Don't Tell Anyone)

Brooklyn Feature
Documentary

An undocumented youth fights for herself, her mother and her community to come out of the shadows.

81%

This project got the green light!

Stoner Apocalypse: The Series

Series
Comedy, Satire

In a post-apocalyptic future, a renegade finds shelter among a group of amiable potheads.

98%

This project got the green light!

HALF LIFE

Short
Drama

A young man stumbles through spaces of uncertainty, breaking open memories & the shapes they take.

87%

This project got the green light!

Rez

Short
Drama

An Ojibwe boy searches for a safe place for he and his young sister on the Leech Lake reservation.

118%

This project got the green light!

The Master Cleanse

Brooklyn Short
Comedy

Enter Park Slope's most transformative commune...

69%

This project got the green light!

The Louise Log (Season 3)

Series
Comedy

She's got a high-maintenance husband and an over-active inner voice.

83%

This project got the green light!

A short film in 168 Hours

Dallas Short
Comedy, Drama

Given only 168 hours, a group of talented filmmakers struggle to create a quality short film.

111%

This project got the green light!

Color Thief

New York Short
Drama, Other

A true story about achieving your goals even if it is at the end of your life.

100%

This project got the green light!

Nyctophobia

Chicago Short
Horror, Thriller

Maybe you should be afraid of the dark...

102%

This project got the green light!

She Lights Up Well

Detroit Feature
Comedy

A struggling actress moves home and directs a production to try and save the community theater.

96%

This project got the green light!

Bird Call

Short
Mystery

A mysterious omen is ignored until those who experience it confront its terrifying message.

100%

This project got the green light!

ZOMPIRE VIXENS FROM PLUTO!

Brooklyn
Comedy, Horror

Foxy zombie/vampires attack Brooklyn in retaliation for the declassification of Pluto as a planet.

80%

This project got the green light!

Homemade

Atlanta
Documentary

81%

This project got the green light!

Love Land

Austin Feature
Drama

A young woman with an intellectual disability fights the label that keeps her from her community.

84%

This project got the green light!

Movement + Location

Brooklyn Feature
Sci-Fi

A woman in Brooklyn learns the hard way that you can't always leave the past behind you.

80%

This project got the green light!

Stories of the Unconscious

Brooklyn
Experimental

A short film of nine surreal landscapes where animals speak, statues bleed and people seek purpose.

94%

This project got the green light!

Movies & Shows I Recommend

A pair of newlyweds struggles for intimacy.

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The Sound of Small Things

2012

 • Feature

by Peter McLarnan

What is your time worth?

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Tick Tock Time Emporium

2011

 • Short

by Morgan Faust

If you're gonna do it, do it right.

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Cafe Regular, Cairo

2011

 • Short

by Ritesh Batra

The best way to deal with the worst in life is to do it with friends.

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Like the Water

2012

 • Feature

by Caroline von Kuhn

A ribbon dancer from the countryside arrives to Saigon and befriends a rebellious street dancer.

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Saigon Electric

2011

 • Feature

by Stephane Gauger

Hip hop and corn fields are not mutually exclusive.

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Iowa Mixtape

2010

 • Short

by Paul Lovelace & Jessica Wolfson

What is the difference between sane and insane? And is either condition contagious?

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I Send You This Place

2012

 • Feature

by Pete Ohs & Andrea Sisson

Food, music and rebuilding in NOLA. A historic quest to eat at every single restaurant in town.

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The Man Who Ate New Orleans

2013

 • Feature

by Michael Dunaway

Beware your childhood fantasies, as they might be even more dangerous in person.

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Jabberwocky

2012

 • Short

by Ted Eschweiler

The ancient biblical story of Esther helped Jewish dissidents revolt against an oppressive regime.

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Pur

2013

 • Short

by Anat Vovnoboy

Two artists. Questionable day jobs. A curious pussy cat. Many secrets. One apartment.

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Sumi

2014

 • Short

by Rachael Grace

An Ojibwe boy searches for a safe place for he and his younger sister on the Leech Lake reservation.

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Rez

2014

 • Short

by Dominique DeLeon

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