It’s time to choose January’s Project of the Month. The project
that receives the most votes for Project of the Month will receive a
consultation from our Project of the Month partner, Tribeca Film
Voting will be open until Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at 5 PM Eastern.
Elevator Pitch: “My Beautiful Broken Brain” is about life changing in the blink of an eye and a personal voyage
into the complexity, fragility and wonder of the last biological
frontier, the human brain. It’s something that could happen to any of us
– a film born out of necessity to help a young woman make sense of
having to start her life again when she was only half way through it,
following a brain haemorrhage – with discoveries and outcomes that no
one could have predicted.
“Kiss of Mint”
Elevator Pitch: “Kiss of Mint” follows two teenage brothers
through their weekly routine of finding their wandering mother and
taking her to the hospital to detox from a prescription drug addiction.
When it becomes clear that their mom may never get better, both brothers
have to decide whether to remain in the cycle, or move on.
“Tears of God”
TEARS OF GOD is the first feature film by writer/director Robert Hillyer Barnett, co-written by Diamando Proimos.
her father’s death, a young woman, Ida, confronts the source of the
demonic scourge plaguing those around her. Longing for reunion with the
dead and seduced by the chaotic allure of possession, Ida struggles to
find meaning in a barren, apocalyptic landscape, while those around her
succumb to despair and madness.
To be filmed in Asheville, N.C.,
Tears of God tells a story about people who exist in a world barely
understood, and the throes of drama, control, and cathartic belief
“I’ll See You In My Dreams”
I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS tells the story of Carol (Blythe Danner), a
widow in her 70s, struggling to find purpose and make sense of life in
the “twilight” years. After the death of her dog rattles her routine,
she decides to start dating again, and falls into relationships with two
different men – the senior, exuberant Bill, who embraces life, and her
younger pool cleaner, Lloyd (Martin Starr), who is struggling to find
his purpose. Through these relationships, Carol confronts her fears
about love, aging, and death and adopts a new outlook on this phase of
Loving Vincent will be the world’s first feature-length painted
animation, produced by Oscar winning film companies Breakthru Films and
Loving Vincent is an investigation delving into
the life and controversial death of Vincent Van Gogh, one of the
world’s most beloved painters, told by his paintings and by the
characters that inhabit them.
To make this film possible, we
have developed our own proprietary painting animation technology, PAWS
(Painted Animation Work Stations). Thanks to PAWS, we will be able to
create around 56,000 keyframes in just over a year to make the film.
“Dandi Chiapetta” is an alternative teen who is into everything anime
and the band Slipknot. Bullied for her love of this art form, she still
has a dream. To get to a convention halfway across the country where her
favorite anime Director, Shinichiro Watanabe, is going to turn one
amateur manga comic into an anime. When all else fails, she “kidnaps”
her estranged grandfather, in a nursing home, and races to get to the
convention in time. Judging by our FB page, which has over 228,000
“likes” already, worldwide, this film and subject matter has huge