St. Vierja Academy

A project in Panama City, Panama by Jose A. Stoute

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A feature film.
Backers: 19
Average Pledge Per Backer: $636

Funded: $12,081 of $30,000
Dates: Dec 15th -> Feb 13th (60 days)
Project By: Jose A. Stoute
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Latest News

We are only a few days away from the end

February 7th - via:
I want to once again thank you all for believing in this project. We are a few days away from finishing production. It seems unlikely that we will reach our funding goal. However, I want to tell you that it was worth the effort and that I thank every... (Read More)

Filming Around Panama City

January 27th - via:
At the Airport2 In the City  (Read More)

More than Halfway through production

January 27th - via:
Dear backers,  We have come such a long way. We are almost 75% done with production. I appreciate very much your support. The images that we are making are heart-warming and powerful. I cannot wait to have the final product. I know you will not be... (Read More)

More than Halway Through the Second Week of Production

January 21st - via:
Wao. Time is flying by. We are more than halfway through the second week of production. The images continue to come out fantastic. Here are a few shots from the in front and behind the camera.  (Read More)

A few images from the behind the scenes

January 17th - via:
That is me talking to main actor A view behind the camera  (Read More)

Here are more images from the past few days

January 17th - via:
Toño outside Sancho's office  (Read More)

One week Down, Three weeks to Go

January 17th - via:
We have successfully concluded our first week of production. We are only a little bit behind. Here are a few images from behind the scenes. Sancho Talks to Toño in his Office  (Read More)

The Magic Has Begun

January 13th - via:
We are in the second day of full production. The images are absolutely stunning.  Here are some scenes from behind the camera. You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Giving... (Read More)

Dear All,

January 9th - via:
Dear Friends,  We have come a long way. Just in the past week we have made so much progress. We are set to start shooting on 11 January. I am not going to say that everything has gone smoothly, far from it. There are many challenges we have to deal... (Read More)

A little Video Interview with Marjorie Silva our Assistant Director and Our Script Supervisor Rodrigo Quintero

January 5th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 We are very fortunate to have extremely talented people as part of the crew. Here are two of them, Marjorie Silva our Assistant Director and... (Read More)

Day -5

January 5th - via:
Dear Friends, Five days to go before we can say "lights, camera, action". The talent started coming yesterday for costume fittings and hairstyling. I met with our great makeup and styling artist Marilyn and we reviewed the look of every one of the... (Read More)

Last Week of Pre-production

January 2nd - via:
The pieces of clothing shown above are from this wonderful vintage store in Miami called "Miami Twice". Regards, Jose  (Read More)

The countodown is on

January 2nd - via:
Dear Friends, I hope you had terrific holidays. We are St. Vierja Academy are reenergized to get the show on the road. We are entering the last week of pre-production and looking forward to saying "lights, camera, action". I have put the final... (Read More)

Work continues

December 28th - via:
Hi all, My team has resumed their arduous work in Panama. Our Producer, Daniel is working on identifyng vintage vehicles for the movie. Here are a few examples of cars that he has identified. These cars will be used to set the era on the streets and... (Read More)

Christmas Eve Update

December 24th - via:
Dear All, I am tremendously grateful for all your support. We are slowly but surely getting traction. Please share our links with others who might be interested. (Read More)

Another Great Day

December 22nd - via:
Yesterday I traveled back to the US to secure some equipment and bring it back to Panama on 3 January. My team remained on-site and has remained incredibly active. Looking for locations in San Felipe More activity at the school.  (Read More)


December 21st - via:
Thanks to all of you for your generosity. I am humbled. Please continue to share with family, friends, and colleagues who may be interested in contributing. Jose  (Read More)

Things are coming together.

December 20th - via:
We had a great day. Things are slowly but surely falling into place for our start in January. I am soooo excited.  (Read More)

Another Great Day Looking for Locations

December 20th - via:
We found some great locations in the school. We also toured one hospital. On site looking at locations in the school. Marjorie, our first AD evaluating a hallway. I am on the left behind her. Evaluating an emergency room in the city. Inside the... (Read More)

I am humbled by your support

December 18th - via:
Dear All, I am humbled by your support and trust. I have met so many great people in the process of making this movie. So many actors during the trials have told me that they identify with this story and they know a school just like St. Vierja.... (Read More)

We are continuing the pre-production phase.

December 18th - via:
The team The team yesterday looking for additional locations in a Boutique Motel in the area of San Felipe, Casco Antiguo.  (Read More)

We are in full pre-production mode

December 16th - via:
The production group for St. Vierja Academy Thank you to all who have contributed. We are so excited to begin pre-production of this movie.  We are scheduled to start shooting on 11 January. Please keep your contributions coming.  (Read More)

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