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A young woman returns home to deal with her father's disappearance. However along the way its a homeless woman who helps her find what she truly seeks.
Evan Kidd
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Greenville, North Carolina
United States
1 Team Member

A Story Worth Telling

Displacement Welcomed is a short 16 minute independent film dealing with the relationship between two unlikely people. The film follows a young woman who returns home to deal with her father's disappearance. However along the way its a homeless woman named Norma who shows her that life is truly what you make of it.

  • Hello! My name is Evan Kidd and I'm a 21 year old independent filmmaker from North Carolina. At the age of 18 I founded RockSet Productions and have gone of to create numerous award winning narrative and documentary films including Spazz Out! and numerous short films & music videos for a variety of artists. I always strive to create unique and innovative content with my films, and challenge concepts which have yet to be touched. I'm also the writer/director of Displacement Welcomed and I truly can't wait to share this story with you.
  • Displacement Welcomed is a project that I am extremely passionate about for a variety of reasons. At the surface it sparks a dialogue about the state of the homeless population in our own communities and challenges audiences to be diffrent. I wrote this film due to always seeming to notice the homeless population as far back as I can remember both in my North Carolina community and outside as well. It is extremely easy to pass this population by without a second thought, but what is not so easy is to get to know them. Learn their story. Every individual has something to say, and a story that is uniquely theirs. The interaction between our two main characters is one that is both unique and unlikely. Our film sets out to change that. And hopefully make it so that in the future it could be something far more commonplace.
  • Any contributions made to this campaign will bring our collective forces together one step closer to our goal of reaching a wider audience with this story. We want to be able to get into as many audience's heads as possible, and ask questions. In order to get people talking, we've got to get our film out to them and with your help we can do just that.

What We Need & What You Get

  • Plain and simple we need to raise or surpass our festival and promotional budget of $1000.
  • Everyone who makes a contribution to our film walks away with a perk! We have perks ranging from a $1 shout-out on our official Twitter or Facebook page, to the $400 level of an executive producer credit & lunch out with the Displacement Welcomed cast and crew in Greenville, NC! 
  • We also have a wide variety of perks in between, from limited edition autographed 18x24 posters, to early copies of the film on DVD (with BONUS FEATURES you won't see anywhere else) with signed scripts, behind the scenes photographs, and much more! Not to mention all perks stack, so buying a "higher tier" perk nets you all the perks cheaper than yours as well! There is truly something for everyone.
  • Our primary use with all funds collected will first and foremost go towards film festival entry fee's that are collected upon applying to any festival across the globe. These can add up fast especially considering we are planning on entering 15 plus festivals both here in the US and beyond! Festivals are the best way to get your film seen by the right people to help you distribute and take you film to the next level. The festivals will help us distribute Displacement Welcomed in a way that we currently cannot, and help it reach the audience with our story. Additionally upon acceptance into any festivals, travel, gas, airfare, food, lodging, and more come into play along with marketing materials to distribute once you have arrived. It is truly a full time gig to travel and promote a film, but this message is worth it. We want it to be seen, and will work as hard as we can to ensure the film's message is heard.

Meet Us!

Displacement Welcomed is truly a team effort and a family. Meet the people who've made this project happen!


Evan Kidd - Writer/Director/Producer


Avery Hobbs - Lead - "Skylar"

April Vickery - Lead - "Norma"

Christopher Bullock - Supporting - "Tom"

Gregory Whitfield - Supporting - "Dave"

Leila Arafat - Supporting - "Sofia"

Keith Kelt - Director of Photography

Garrett Poulos - Audio Technician

Alex Kolls - Gaffer

The Impact

Any contribution that you can make to our cause is beneficial. Big or small we'd love to welcome you into the Displacement Welcomed family, because the support benefits everyone. We want to give back to our fan base with this IndieGoGo campaign's perks as well as giving back to the greater good by getting the message of this film out and seen by as many people as possible along the film festival circuit & beyond. Whether you can donate or not, simply sharing this page with a friend can make all the difference. We're extremely excited to begin this journey and we can't wait to bring you along for the ride! Lets get started.

Stay tuned with the film online! Twitter | Facebook 

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This campaign ended on May 22, 2014
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  • $1USD
    Your Name Shall Be Heard!

    Special thanks to all of our awesome contributors! In addition to shouting your name from the rooftops (yes we do that) we will also give you a shout-out on our official Displacement Welcomed Twitter or Facebook page for your contribution. Simply because you rock. (Be sure to let us know which you'd like and your social media handle!)

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  • $5USD
    You're On The Silver Screen!

    Your name will be immortalized in the special thanks section of the film's credits! See your name on the silver screen! (Includes Twitter/Facebook shout-out as well!)

    5 out of 50 claimed
  • $20USD
    Early Access Autographed DVD!

    As a special thank you for being an early supporter of the film you will receive a personalized autographed copy of Displacement Welcomed on DVD by some of our cast and crew! Included in a fold out origami DVD case, with exclusive behind the scenes BONUS FEATURES you won't see anywhere else. DVDs ship before the film is available to watch by the general public! (Also includes Special Thanks in Credits and Twitter/Facebook shout-out!) (Add $10 USD to ship outside the US.)

    3 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014
  • $40USD

    Get your own copy of the literature that is the Displacement Welcomed script. Limited edition, and signed by Evan Kidd and main cast. (Also includes DVD, Special Thanks in Credits and Twitter/Facebook shout-out!) (Add $10 USD to ship outside the US.)

    1 out of 18 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014
  • $65USD

    Super limited edition high quality 18x24 poster print of the official Displacement Welcomed cover art. Signed by director Evan Kidd and select cast. Once these are gone, they're gone! (Also includes Signed Script, DVD, Special Thanks in Credits and Twitter/Facebook shout-out!) (Add $20 USD to ship outside the US.)

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    Estimated delivery: August 2014
  • $80USD
    Quadruple Threat!

    The best value with an added bonus. Limited edition signed poster, signed script, DVD, AND exclusive to this perk TWO 8.5x11 glossy photo prints of behind the scenes action during filming and production stills. Signed by cast and crew. (Also includes Special Thanks in Credits and Twitter/Facebook shout-out!) (Add $20 USD to ship outside the US.)

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    Estimated delivery: August 2014

    Associate Producer!

    Ever wanted to be a filmmaker? Here is your chance. Boost that resume, and sign on as an official producer of Displacement Welcomed! You will be the first to know about all events and festivals our film attends as well as getting your name in the end credits of the film and on IMDB. Unleash your inner filmmaker. (Also includes Signed Script, DVD, Special Thanks in Credits and Twitter/Facebook shout-out!)

    5 out of 5 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014
  • $150USD
    Executive Producer!

    Everything mentioned with the associate producer level, EXCEPT you will appear among the first in the closing credits of the film and receive a 20 minute phone call from filmmaker Evan Kidd at a TBD later date. This session will be used to brainstorm ideas on how to further promote the film, and to thank you for your assistance with this project! (Also includes Signed Script, DVD, Special Thanks in Credits and Twitter/Facebook shout-out!) (Add $20 USD to ship outside the US.)

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    Estimated delivery: August 2014
  • $400USD
    MEGA WINNER. (Plus food.)

    This is it. Its as good as it gets over here. In addition to receiving an EXECUTIVE PRODUCER credit, and ALL above mentioned perks (including a poster just for you) you will also be able to eat lunch in your honor with the cast and crew at The Scullery in Greenville, North Carolina. It will be a joyous occasion! (Theres also a rumor that April Vickery will give you the jacket that she left on set.) (Travel to and from Greenville not provided.)

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