A Lot Less Gray

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A Lot Less Gray

  1. 1. A Lot Less Gray Information And Business Plan Outside Looking In Pictures 323-872-4414
  2. 2. Synopsis <ul><li>A Lot Less Gray is a story about how a man deals with loneliness and rejection. Aidan is a romantic idealist who has never had a real relationship, but is desperate to find his true love. He thinks he has found it when a new girl, Eva, arrives in his acting class. He is intoxicated by her beauty and existentialist approach to life. She gives him the great gift of sex, which he mistakes for the start of the loving relationship he has been longing for. She chooses to get back together with her first love instead. Aidan is convinced that he and Eva are meant to be together and through the help of his music video directing roommate Jay, he makes attempt after attempt to win her back. Through this journey, culminating in death and discovery, Aidan sees that no one should have that much control over another person. She ruined their fairytale, and that very heartbreak catapults him into the rest of his life. He won’t waste anymore time worrying about being alone. Aidan knows that love still awaits him, he just wont let that yearning paralyze him from enjoying his life. </li></ul>
  3. 3. CAST <ul><li>Sean Patrick Flanery </li></ul>Powder Body Shots Boondock Saints Suicide Kings Dead Zone Adventures of Young Indiana Jones
  4. 4. CAST <ul><li>Amy Ferguson </li></ul>Garden State Weapons An American Crime Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Scrubs
  5. 5. CAST <ul><li>Amy Dockery </li></ul>Nip/Tuck Lincoln Heights Hollywood Vice
  6. 6. CAST <ul><li>Wesley Stiller </li></ul>The Conrad Boys Doesn’t Texas Ever End Finding Rin Tin Tin Hannah’s Gift
  7. 7. Director of Photography <ul><li>CJ Roy shooting on the RED ONE Digital Cinema Camera. </li></ul><ul><li>Films Shot on RED </li></ul><ul><li>Che Benicio Del Toro </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing Nicholas Cage </li></ul><ul><li>Jumper Hayden Christiansen </li></ul><ul><li>Game Gerard Butler </li></ul><ul><li>Angels and Demons </li></ul><ul><li>Tom Hanks </li></ul><ul><li>Cjroy.net </li></ul>
  8. 8. Audio Engineer <ul><li>Russ Castillo </li></ul><ul><li>Has engineered for: </li></ul><ul><li>Pink Floyd </li></ul><ul><li>Ray Charles </li></ul><ul><li>The Doors </li></ul><ul><li>John Mellencamp </li></ul><ul><li>Big Bad Voodoo Daddy </li></ul>www.toofunproductions.com
  9. 9. Original Music by <ul><li>WARPAINT </li></ul><ul><li>Myspace.com/worldwartour </li></ul>
  10. 10. Original Music by <ul><li>AL GALVEZ </li></ul><ul><li>www.akiav.com </li></ul>“ Upon first listen, we felt it would be a travesty to not promote this sweeping music in any way possible . Some of the most majestic and significant acoustic songs to come my way. I was captured immediately by the emotional vocals of Al Galvez and the beautiful harmony of the music.” -raw42-
  11. 11. Film Festivals <ul><li>SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL </li></ul><ul><li>January 2010. Park City Utah. </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Dramatic Competition . </li></ul><ul><li>SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST </li></ul><ul><li>March 2010. Austin, Texas. </li></ul><ul><li>Narrative Feature Competition </li></ul><ul><li>HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL </li></ul><ul><li>October 2010. East Hampton Village, New York. </li></ul><ul><li>Golden Starfish Narrative Competition. </li></ul>Festivals may be omitted or added due to certain requirements of being a North American Premier or a World Premier. Sundance remains the number one priority for A Lot Less Gray due to its focus on exposing new and emerging talent.
  12. 12. Business Plan <ul><li>This film will look like it cost one million dollars to make, but we will do it for fifty thousand. Our cinematographer will make this picture look like it was shot on the most expensive 35mm film. CJ Roy also brings with him many connections to help with distribution, including his cousin being the VP of Warner Bros. We have Sean Patrick Flanery who brings a big notoriety, and would normally be paid more than the entire budget of our film. Our audio engineer has worked with some of the greatest musicians of all time. We have top emerging musicians who are at the cusp, and ready to break through. We will be shooting in Bloomington, IN where our producer Ole Brereton has cut down production costs to nearly zero through his contacts. All these talents have a following of their own. Together they represent an incredible chance to make something extremely special and rare. </li></ul>
  13. 13. $$$MONEY$$$ <ul><li>There are multiple ways to make money from an independent feature film. </li></ul><ul><li>Get distribution from an AE who sees our film at a film festival. </li></ul><ul><li>Sell the film to other countries at a Foreign Market. </li></ul><ul><li>Sell directly to Blockbuster, Netflix, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Sell to cable channels. </li></ul>With Sean Patrick Flanery involved the likelihood of making our money back from the Foreign Market is very high. He is extremely popular overseas. With such a low budget the recouping of funds, while not guaranteed, will be extremely likely with immense possibility for major profit.
  14. 14. Box-Office Chart <ul><li>FILM BUDGET GROSS </li></ul><ul><li>Once $150,000 $19 million </li></ul><ul><li>Swingers $200,000 $6.5 million </li></ul><ul><li>Before Sunrise $2 million $22.5 million </li></ul><ul><li>Garden State $2.5 million $32.4 million </li></ul><ul><li>The Blair Witch Project $20,000 $150 million </li></ul><ul><li>In the Company of Men $25,000 $5 million </li></ul><ul><li>The Brothers McMullen $24,000 $10 million </li></ul><ul><li>Clerks $22,000 $15 million </li></ul><ul><li>Sex, lies, and videotape $1 million $50 million </li></ul><ul><li>The Full Monty $2 million $70 million </li></ul><ul><li>El Mariachi $7,000 $2 million </li></ul><ul><li>My Big Fat Greek Wedding $1 million $220 million </li></ul>
  15. 15. Profit Payout <ul><li>50-50 profit split. </li></ul><ul><li>You are guaranteed 50 percent of profits with First Position to recoup investment. </li></ul><ul><li>All deferred payments to cast and crew will be taken from my production companies half, and not added to the production cost. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Celebration <ul><li>Get ready for the red carpets! </li></ul><ul><li>You are now a Film Producer with the most well received picture at Sundance! </li></ul><ul><li>Everybody is waiting to see what film you will do next. </li></ul>

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