Hysterical Historical Hillary

Brooklyn, New York | Series

Comedy, Drama

Esther Friedman

1 Campaigns | New York, United States

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Hillary is a self help junkie, trying to figure out why her life is not working. Hillary's attachment to her personal history...her past, blocks the love around her. Subplot - Lucas, teenage neighbor, abandoned by his mom at age 4 obsessed about photographing homeless people in NYC.

About The Project

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The Story

This journey of filmmaking is about not giving up.  


I share with you that I have been down this road before filming a web series in 2008 with my dear friend Jeana Rhinerson. We started to get some accolades and movement.  Jeana died by suicide.  When that happened I gave up.  I went into a cubicle to hide and gave up on pursuing the creative arts.  I was terrified to try again.


Along comes my kid brother Sam, who is already an award winning filmmaker at 15 years of age,  inspires me and encouraged me to get back in the game.  


Here we are doing just that.  Collaborating as a sister and brother team.  We have invited many amazing fellow artist to join us to bring this series alive.  We are grateful for our supporters who believe in us to keep going.

We invite you to join us.


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G-Technology® Hard Drive

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Cash Pledge

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Big Vision Empty Wallet Membership

Costs $100

A discount on BVEW gives us amazing access to filmmaker resources!

Craft services

Costs $500

27 cast and crew working for meals. 3 shoot days. 2 meals per day

Recorders - Zoom H4n 2 Channel Recorder

Costs $1,000

This is for 2 week rental that includes Wired Microphones - Rode NTG-3 Shotgun with Wind Screen Kit

Make Up Artist

Costs $400


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Music Licensing

Costs $500

Sigma 24-70mm f2.8,Tokina 11-16mm f2.8

Costs $375

The lens cost $899 and $1,799 to purchase,so we are doing a 2 week rental for both lens to cut cost.

About This Team

Esther Friedman - Creator, Lead Actress

Sam Friedman - Director, Cinematogpher, Co-star

Melissa Kelly - Producer, Director of Photography

Christina Zorich - Executive Producer

Alexandria Collins - Co-Director

Olu Patrick Poisson - Sound

Riccardo Valsecchi - Editor

Current Team