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Crowdfund This: New Comedy Web Series ‘Man of the House’

Crowdfund This: New Comedy Web Series 'Man of the House'

and screenwriter Kameishia Wooten has created a new comedy web series, “Man of
the House,” which tells the story of Victor, an eight year old energetic,
mischievous and kind hearted kid, who is
determined to interfere in any way he can with his single mom’s quest to find love.

A North
Carolina native, now based in Los Angeles, Ms. Wooten got her MFA in Film
Production from Columbia College in Chicago, and has made several short films, while also working in various film production and teaching positions, and also production positions at
Universal Pictures, Walt Disney Animation, and currently at Paramount Home Distribution.

She was
inspired to make “Man of the House” based on her own experiences growing up. As
she says “I once was a single mom’s kid before my parents reconciled when I
was in the third grade.  The series was
partially inspired by my own childhood experiences of my mother being single…Most
of my friends grew up in single family households, so it seemed ideal for me to
tell a story that I knew would be relatable to a large demographic.”

But there is another reason why she wants to see “House,” which she plans to launch this fall
because “there has been a lack of positive images of African American single
parent families in the media.  Every
single mom is not from the ghetto or considers herself a ‘baby momma’.”

So Ms.
Wooten has started an Indiegogo campaign to raise $6,000 to make the series, and for
post-production costs. But donors will get special perks as well. “My hope is that getting this campaign
funded and being able to produce more episodes will bring a fresh new
perspective to the web and that it will open the door for more diversity.”

Go to the
Indegogo page for “Man of the House” HERE, and click HERE to check out Ms. Wooten’s

Here’s the
first episode:

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