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Sincerely Camp Starlight – a Kickstarter Movie Project with a Summer Camp Theme

March 14th, 2012 · No Comments · Humor and Fun, Video

Got an email today about a project on Kickstarter called Sincerely Camp Starlight being produced by David Shapiro for his NYU Tisch Thesis film.

Here is a log line for the film:

Inspired by L. Frank Baum’s “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”

“After the sharp fragment of a fallen star descends into the picturesque Camp Starlight and transforms it into a world of wonder, delinquent camper Jonah must rescue his first love from the infamous Wicked Witch of Camp Starlight.”

This is going to be a really fun project to work on. The premise oft he story really lends itself to going wild with the art, wardrobe and makeup design. The writer/director David Shapiro’s inspiration for the project are classic kid’s on a journey films like E.T., The Goonies, and Stand By Me and that spirit is sure to carry over to production where we will shoot and live at a summer camp, most likely at the end of May, or early June. Our team is a mix of extremely talented Tisch alumni and students.


Since they are looking for funding – check out their pitch on Kickstarter here and let them know what you think.

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