My name is Ghirija Jayarraj, I am the Producer and Director of this production Youth. What we are trying to do is create a pitch package for a bilingual feature film we'd like to make in Australia. This pitch package is for potential investors and financiers for the feature film. We need your monetary support for that please.
If we reach our goal of $7000, the funds go towards to the making of the music video, the expenditure for locations, equipments, licenses, rehearsal hall hires, editing, post sound, food, marketing and promotion of this pitch package.
As any human being wishes, all migrants too want to belong. Australia to me is home now as with so many other people from different countries who have now settled here, however how much of our stories are being reflected on Australian screens? Although we are getting there, more needs to happen. And so I'd like to contribute to my home with the different flavour that I have. This flavour is what Australia has given me. My talented team members who are part of this project, from various backgrounds feel the same way. With this project we encourage more Australians from all sorts of backgrounds to share their flavours too on screen. We may have different coloured skins, white, yellow, brown, black but we are Australian and so we too should contribute. This is a cosmopolitan place and should be rightly reflected on screen. Also the Australian Film industry needs to grow. For such a big country we have such a small industry, yet I know how much talent exists here and how many different stories too. But for anyone to "make it" they need to go to a different country with a more established film industry. This needs to change. So we want to produce something different in the Australian Film industry and add to the flavour of this country we all call home.
We also have a story to share, this story is not about cultural differences, its a story about life, about choices, its about human beings, regrets.. Its a story that anyone who can make a decision can relate to. It transcends race, colour, religion and anything that separates us as humans. But there is a message which is precious in this story which everyone, young and old, male and female, whatever colour, race, creed... can gain from.
So please help us make this happen. Help us tell our story.
What We Need & What You Get
Let us break it down for you:
- What we need from you is any amount you can provide us. Our aim is to raise $7000. We are trying to fund this pitch package and market it as much as possible, world wide in order to attract financiers, distributors, producers and talent for the feature film. We don't want this story to stop with Australia, we want to share it with the world. We are creating a song and a music video to popularise this idea as much as possible.
- The perks you will receive by supporting us are as follows:
- $25 and above: Your name will appear in the special thank you section if this movie is made!
- $100 and above: Your name will appear in the special thank you section plus you will be invited to the red carpet premiere event if this movie is made. Also you will get your money back if this film is funded. Make sure you provide us with your contact details!!
- $1000 and above: You have just scored yourself a small role in this movie if it is made. Of course as part of the cast you will then be invited to all the functions and your name will be in the credits of the film. Also you will get your money back if this film is funded. Make sure you provide us with your contact details!
- $7000: Well if you are funding our pitch package to find an investor, we will credit you as an Executive Producer for this film. This means this becomes your project as well! You'll be there throughout our journey in the making of this film and every party and function we hold.
- If we reach our goal, the funds go towards to the making of the music video, the expenditure for locations, equipments, licenses, rehearsal hall hires, editing, post sound, food, marketing and promotion of this pitch package.
Other Ways You Can Help
You can contribute in other ways!
- If you think you can help us in anyway to make this movie into a reality please contact us through our facebook page. www.facebook.com/ilameithemovie
- Also please like our facebook page www.facebook.com/ilameithemovie we need as many supporters as possible to prove that this idea can sell. SO please click LIKE :)
- And please spread the word about this campaign. There are lots of share tools on indigogo website. We also have a vimeo link http://vimeo.com/73127823 and a youtube link http://youtu.be/-Y9Lgi3diMY