The Campaign

Atlanta, Georgia | Series

Comedy, Fantasy

Matt Metzger

1 Campaigns | Georgia, United States

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This campaign raised $10,050 for production phase 2. Follow the filmmaker to receive future updates on this project.

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Your support goes toward this independent, fantasy comedy which is being produced by aspiring independent film makers local to Atlanta, Georgia. Help us create and grow an independent film community here in Atlanta so that we no longer need to rely on Hollywood for our city's film industry!

About The Project

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Mission Statement

Our project aims to increase representation and inclusion by utilizing the talents of ALL individuals, regardless of age, race, gender, sexuality, religion, ability or otherwise. Our goal is to create opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, beliefs, and lifestyles in the film industry.

The Story

The Campaign is about a tight-knit group of high school friends reuniting ten years after graduation and deciding to pick-up where they left off with their long dormant role-playing game.  The game takes an unexpected turn and transports the group to a fantasy world of magic, wizards, and orcs.  The sort of thing which happens everyday - right?  In order to find their way out of this unknown world, these 7 friends must find a way to work together after being out of each others' lives for a decade.  All while trying not to panic and maintain their sense of humor.

 

 

This web series combines fantasy, action, and humor to tell a story about friendship, growth, and change.   It's Lord of the Rings meets American Reunion meets that Dungeons & Dragons cartoon from the 1980s.  We hope to create a quality web series which is funny and entertaining to both gamers and non-gamers.

 

 

The Campaign began as an idea by creator and long-time Game Master, Matt Metzger.

 

 

He pitched his idea of a live-action, fantasy web series to head writer of Sketchworks Comedy, Bill Szabrak. The two then enlisted the help of writers Cathy Poley and John D. Babcock III.

 

 

Then came one simple post: ‘Casting Call: High Quality Comedic Fantasy Web Series’ which resulted in an amazing group of actors joining the cast. That post also lead to a call from Josh Warren, one of the founding members and owners of Action Show Studios in Atlanta, Ga. Loving the pitch, Josh's partner, Sean Bokelmann, and Action Show Studios agreed to join the team to make this happen.

 

 

Add into the mix other geniuses found along the way, including Alex Breijak and Bethany Michel (amazing make-up artists and Creator of Orcs!), Lisa Duncan (costuming, makeup, and all-around awesome), and Ottlie Murray (all-star crafty prop/set designer) and The Campaign came to life.

 

 

With a full party filled with passion, talent and ambition, the team that IS The Campaign, along with your help, looks forward to an adventurous journey ahead.

Wishlist

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Special Effects

Costs $1,250

Our series involves the magic of the game Dungeons and Dragons.

Makeup and Wardrobe

Costs $1,250

Our story takes place in a fantasy world with orcs, wizards, and warriors.

Crew Wages

Costs $2,500

We want to pay our crew, and not rely on their volunteerism.

Editing and Post-Production

Costs $2,500

We want to pay our editors and other post-production collaborators.

Talent Wages

Costs $2,500

We'd like to pay our talent for their time and hard work.

Cash Pledge

Costs $0

About This Team

Our team is a collaboration between a group of comedic writers who came together through Sketchworks Comedy, and two business partners with a vision for a new and vibrant independent film scene and their venture Action Show Studios.

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