UNTHANK PRODUCTION WINTER 2018

by unthankproductions in Norwich

This project will help fund 2 short fictions written, directed and produced by members of the UEA Filmmaking Society.

by unthankproductions in Norwich

We did it
On 27th February 2018 we successfully raised £715 with 24 supporters in 21 days

What Are The Films About?

An Understanding is a fantastic story that echoes the reality of obsession. The story follows Tony who is waiting in a cafe for a date, all the while talking to his childhood crush Jenny who is actually a figment of his imagination. The story focuses on Tony and shows the way he projects numerous ideals onto this imagined Jenny and in turn sacrifices his hold with reality. The story draws a powerful parallel between the unhealthy idealisation of Jenny in Tony's mind and the objectification of women in film through the male gaze. This project is an opportunity for experienced students to gain professionalism and meet industry's standards.


Eat Your Heart Out is a surrealist horror with great potential for a compelling visual piece. The chef of small restaurant sees his hopes crushed when discovering scathing reviews online. The evening takes a terrible turn when he decides to to deliver anything that is asked of him. The story focuses on how people can take criticism at heart, literally. This is a fantastic metaphor of how comments on social media can lead to severe psychological wounds. This fiction is for first time filmmakers only and will allow them to make a film, develop their creativity and build their portfolio in a stress-free environment.

Who We Are

Unthank Productions is the name of the University of East Anglia's filmmaking society. It is home to  a group of ambitious students who have come together based on our passion for film. This is an independent production and every aspect is being managed and handled internally. 

Between us, we have several years of experience making short films and music videos. Using this experience and incredible enthusiasm, we feel we will be able to make a truly captivating and thought-provoking short film. 

Finances

Because we are a student society we need financial backing to get the project off the ground. Our main goal for An Understanding is to enter festival in order to secure attention and recognition for our film and hopefully lead to awards for our hard work. This is why most of the budget is devoted to distribution. For Eat Your Heart, we will mostly be paying for props and actors. The budget was also made to leave space for errors as the crew will be for the most part inexperienced. 

Both budgets also take into account lunch for the crew and travel expenses to and from the different locations.


With your help, we can make a great film and support the large community of budding filmmakers at UEA find their feet and get some experience. Thank you!

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£2 or more

Social Media Shout out

You will receive special thanks on all our social media pages

£5 or more

Digital Poster

You will receive a digital copy of our posters and a shout out on all our social media pages

£10 or more

Signed Poster

You will receive a digital copy of both posters, signed by the cast and crew, and a thank you on all our social media!

£20 or more

Exclusive Footage

You will receive a link to download exclusive behind the scenes footage with interviews with our cast and crew, a digital copy of both posters and a shoutout on social media!

£30 or more

Digital Copy of 1 Film

You will receive a copy of one of the films, a digital copy of both posters, behind the scenes footage, and a thank you on all our social media!

£35 or more

Digital Copy of Both Films

You will receive a copy of both films, a digital copy of both posters, behind the scenes footage, and a thank you on all our social media!

£40 or more

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Props inspired by the Films

You will receive exclusive polaroid photos from the characters' childhood or a coffee mug from An Understanding and Meg’s Mez Lounge's menu or the chef's recipe book from Eat Your Heart Out, an exclusively designed t-shirt, a digital copy of both films before their release, access to behind-the-scenes footage and a digital copy of the film poster! PLUS a thank you on social media !

£50 or more

Limited Edition T-Shirt

You will receive an exclusively designed t-shirt, a digital copy of both films before their release, access to behind-the-scenes footage and a digital copy of the film poster! PLUS a thank you on social media !

£70 or more

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Exclusive Prop from the Set

You will receive the Bloody Apron from Eat Your Heart Out, an exclusively designed t-shirt, a digital copy of both films before their release, access to behind-the-scenes footage and a digital copy of the film poster! PLUS a thank you on social media !

£100 or more

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Executive Producer

You will be credited as Executive Producer of one of the films, and you will receive a digital copy of both films before their release, access to behind-the-scenes footage, an exclusively designed t-shirt and digital copies of the films' posters! PLUS a thank you on social media


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