The Refuge: Terror from the Deep


A project in Los Angeles, CA by Brandi Ford

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MUTED follows Lena Gladwell, a mother who struggles to get police & local media involved when her teenage daughter disappears.
Backers: 332
Average Pledge Per Backer: $49

Funded: $16,270 of $15,000
Dates: May 31st -> Jun 30th (30 days)
Project By: Brandi Ford
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June 27th - via:
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June 26th - via:
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$3500 to go!

June 25th - via:
Hello backers! We've crossed the $11,500 mark thanks to 24 AWESOME new backers who have joined our team. Thank you David Smith, Joyce Yuan, Amulette Ward, Adrianna Hicks, Tariq Azikiwe, MarQuetta Clayton, Kimelia Weathers, Andrew Carlberg, Julia... (Read More)

5 day countdown!

June 22nd - via:
With only 5 days to go we're happy to announce that we've passed the $10k mark! WOO-HOOO!!!!  We couldn't have gotten to this point without all of you, so many, many thanks to some of our latest backers for your support: Nance Yuan, Requiem, Sequoia... (Read More)

Meet Our Director!

June 18th - via:
Much gratitude to Ebony Smith, Taj Wilson, Adelaide Coronado, Stacy Phillips, Brianne Cano, Daryl Wang, Giovannie Espiritu, Reginald Edmund, Reeta Banerjee, Luann Brawner Smith, April Harrell, Sharon Bialy, Lauren Andrea, Vida Ghaffari, Tamiko... (Read More)

13 Days To Go!

June 16th - via:
Grazie, hvala, gracias to our new backers Jessica Adrianne Reveles, Josh Marble, Karen Engelbrecht, Jessica Hendrickson, Marilyn Cech, Bianca Redhead, Chris and Heather King, Faythe Perea, Robert Riechel Jr., Brandy Bush, Jeff Uchida, Michael Gene... (Read More)

Thank you and 1st Press!

June 11th - via:
Hello everyone! Heaps of gratitude to our new backers Bobbie Stewart, Debra-Olson Tolar, Vesna Tomicevic, Martin Tapalla, Damian Maffei, Trevor Campbell, @impalerspeaks, Nadia McIntosh, Sandra Niehaus, Robert Hammond, Claire Wasmund, Terri Lynn... (Read More)

New Film Explores the "Muted" Voices of Missing Children of Color

June 11th - via:
The Federal Bureau of Investigation found more than 225,000 African-Americans reported missing in 2012. Children of color comprise 65 percent of all the missing-person’s cases investigated in 2012. We rarely see their faces flash across our television screens during Amber Alerts, but the Jeannette Lambs, Diamond Bradleys, Nicole Yates and other kidnapped children of color deserve the love that leads police to search for them long after the leads have dissipated. The fictional film “Muted” explores the media’s erasure of missing children of color. (Read More)

Making Waves at the Mixer

June 8th - via:
Hey there wonderful backers - another update for you! First, thank you to all of our new backers: Rayshell Curtiss, Cynthia Caron, Avai d'Amico, Janet Rabinowitz, Alisa Lynn Valdes, Abigail B, Pamela Johnson, James Heath, Carol Truman and Tammy... (Read More)

6 Days In!

June 6th - via:
THANK YOU to our new backers Winna Sherie Crichlow, Rolanda Smith, Chip Croft, Longlost Pictures, David Lee, Nikki Tomlinson, Natia, Vivian Kerr, Joy Regullano, Maureen A. Edwards-Love, Myesha Calhoun-Hall, Aisha Lomax, Bryan McClure, Paula C.... (Read More)

Kickstarter Mixer - You're Invited!

June 3rd - via:
Thank you to our very first group of backers: Lenita Smith, Elizabeth N. Jones, Jillian Cook, Mark Owyang, Matthew Owyang, Christian Johnson, Carl Ford, Jeanetta Teague, Allana M. Monroe, Monet Ravenell, Paulina Logan, Ben Whitehair, Regina J. Ivery,... (Read More)

24 Hours In!

June 1st - via:
Hello lovely supporters! We are officially 24 hours into our Kickstarter and we have had an amazing running start. Loads of gratitude coming your way. We'll be keeping you updated on all of our progress: funding, press, casting, etc... Thank you for... (Read More)

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