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Project of the Day: 'Pretty Boy'

By Max O'Connell | Indiewire February 13, 2014 at 4:29PM

Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.
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Pretty Boy poster

Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments.

"Pretty Boy"

Tweetable Logline:
Sean is taken to a motel and is given a prostitute for his 18th birthday by his father. He must sleep with her to "fix" his homosexuality.

Elevator Pitch: Pretty Boy is a coming of age story of a young bullied teen, Sean, struggling with his sexuality and the hardships of high school. After his father finds some questionable magazines in his room, this devout Christian will go to any lengths to get his son to find the light and “perform” the way a man should. Sean is introduced to Katie, a prostitute that understands the stigmas of modern society and helps him see the true light that is within him. "Pretty Boy" is about confidence, finding an inner strength, and being who you are meant to be.

Production Team:
Starring Nick Eversman & Rebekah Tripp
Cameron Thrower- (Dir/ Writer/ Prod)
Production Manager- Anne Montavon
UPM- Justin Kornman
Jeremy Rodriguez (AD)
Gustavo Ramos (Production Designer)
Brooke Darwin (Key-Make-up)
Taylor J. Casteen (Art Department Lead)
Sonny Nicholas (Story Board Artist)
Mike Shill (PA)

About the Production:

About 2 years ago I wanted to write a story that would help one kid that was being bullied, didn't fit in, and trying to find themselves. Today, 2 years later, I am confident that "Pretty Boy" will not only help that one kid, but so many more. We are excited to make this film. Create a movement. A MOVIE-MENT!

Current Status: Fundraising

For more information and to support this project: Indiegogo Page

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