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An annual New Year’s Eve party turns disastrous as the lives of six friends unravel spectacularly.

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Auld Lang Syne

2016

 • Feature

by Johanna McKeon

Projects I'm Supporting

Endless Light

Fairbanks Feature
Drama, Sci-Fi

Returning home, a bipolar woman attempts to decipher her brother's suicide through occult intervention with Alaska's wilderness.

101%

This project got the green light!

Oniphron

Portland Feature
Drama, Fantasy

A tale about a homeless immortal woman taken in by a Portlander.

85%

This project got the green light!

Someone Will Assist You Shortly

Hampton Bays Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

A gay hospice nurse climbs back into the closet to care for his abusive dad and the behaviorally challenging nephew he never knew he had.

81%

This project got the green light!

Miles Underwater

San Antonio Feature
Drama, Family

13-year-old Miles is struggling to find where he belongs when an unusual event forces him to face his biggest fear and take a leap of faith.

106%

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!

Pozole

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

Maia prolly killed her Nana.

112%

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!

The Mile Ground

Morgantown Feature
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

100%

This project got the green light!

The MisEducation of Bindu

Indianapolis Feature
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.

104%

This project got the green light!

A Room Full of Nothing

Austin Feature
Adventure, Romance

In this Swiss Army Man meets Eternal Sunshine adventure an artistic couple's life takes a bizarre turn when they wake up alone in the world.

105%

This project got the green light!

The Atavist

Pittsfield Feature
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.

292%

This project got the green light!

D.I.Y.

Philadelphia Feature
Comedy, LGBTQ

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

125%

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!

Virtually

Los Angeles Short
Romance, Sci-Fi

A woman struggling in a post-apocalyptic wasteland discovers a VR machine and finds love while repeating the same VR sunset over and over.

112%

This project got the green light!

The Invaders

New York Short
Horror, Thriller

When a girl is followed on her way home, she finds herself facing a sinister force that threatens her entire existence.

278%

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

American Trial

New York Feature
Documentary, Experimental

What if the NYPD was put on trial following the death of Eric Garner? Our Film tells the tale of the trial that never was.

102%

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!

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!

Lapsed

Los Angeles Series
Thriller, Drama

A politician who suffers from blackouts unravels the mystery behind her mother’s murder by dealing with fragmented memories & dark secrets.

100%

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!

Real Artists

San Francisco Short
Sci-Fi, Thriller

In the near future, a young animator is offered what should be her dream job; but then discovers the truth of the modern "creative" process.

112%

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!

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!

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!

Rich Kids

Houston Feature
Drama, Teen

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.

105%

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!

Thich Nhat Hanh 2016 Movie Distribution Tour

West Orange Series
Documentary, Animation

June Film Festival & Aug 2016 Theatrical Launch of (2) Thich Nhat Hanh Movies “Planting Seeds of Mindfulness” & ”The 5 Powers”

100%

This project got the green light!

The Great Flip-Off

Philadelphia Feature
Documentary, History

Facing extinction, the last extreme circus bareback riders unite for one final, death-defying performance.

128%

This project got the green light!

Signing Out

Los Angeles Short
LGBTQ

Sarah & Amy unknowingly visit the same therapist years after their romantic relationship ends, forcing them to face what actually happened.

91%

This project got the green light!

Garbage

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, LGBTQ

Jean and Jacob want to get their shit together, but Jean and Jacob need to get drunk first.

94%

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!

Camp Reel Stories

Oakland Company
Teen

Camp Reel Stories believes that when women and girls are better represented behind the scenes they will be better reflected on the screen.

101%

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!

Sure-Fire

New York Feature
Comedy, Crime

A NYC con man having a mid-life crisis stumbles into becoming a movie producer to pay off gangsters trying to kill him.

220%

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!

Ordinary

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Shorts Program

Recently diagnosed with Schizophrenia, Janie, ventures to LA where she finds freedom inspired by a friendship with the fantastical Pixie.

83%

This project got the green light!

Break

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

Sometimes a door opens where you least expect it…

102%

This project got the green light!

Things I Hate

New York Series
Comedy

A nice gal endures the indignities and humiliations of life in the big city, one episode at a time.

83%

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!

Overland: A Documentary Experience

Durham Feature
Adventure, Documentary

Enter the wild with our cast of falconers as they partner with their birds of prey to hunt in some of the world's most majestic landscapes.

102%

This project got the green light!

37 Problems

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Romantic Comedy

A single 37 year-old screenwriter is totally focused on her career until she finds out she has one egg left.

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!

Red Star

Santa Monica Feature
Documentary

Fifty years ago, one man escaped Communist Czechoslovakia by swimming the river to freedom. RED STAR will retrace his journey.

100%

This project got the green light!

PERFECTION

Feature
Drama

PERFECTION is an independent feature film about an unlikely love story that proves we are more than our scars...

89%

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!

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!

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!

Kinesthesia

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Shorts Program

Frustrated at her inability to accurately remember a particular time of happiness in her life, Minny sets out to find it again.

141%

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!

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 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!

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!

The Light of The Moon

Brooklyn Feature
Drama

After her world is irrevocably changed, a successful New York City architect struggles to regain intimacy and control in her life.

88%

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!

Conundrum

Las Vegas Short
Drama

A young woman drifts into a surreal world on the eve of her wedding.

88%

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!

That's Not Us

New York Feature
LGBTQ, Romantic Comedy

An intimate portrait of 3 couples on a beach weekend that tests the strength of their relationships

105%

This project got the green light!

Ticketed

Short
Action, Comedy

A small town cop wishes for a little more action in her life, and action is exactly what she gets when a band of thugs come to town!

82%

This project got the green light!

Ten Minutes to the New You

Birmingham Short
Drama, Sci-Fi

A 60-year-old woman gets ten-minute opportunity to revert back to her younger self to seek change.

80%

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!

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!

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!

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!

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