Oh, my… It’s been almost two months since I wrote my last post! I should stop saying things such as ‘Next week, I’ll write about this…’ or ‘In the next few days, I’ll tell you about that…’.
My projects and, especially, my mood are too unpredictable.
But let’s not talk about that! Let’s talk about Agalmatophilia: A Tragedy In Three Acts.
First of all, as you might have noticed, I changed the title. I did it because another film called ‘Agalmatophilia’ (a comedy directed by Jared Masters) has just been released, and I thought it would be polite to do so.
Anyway, apart from that, nothing much has changed: I have the script, I have the will to make the film and... I don’t have a producer!
But let me explain the situation:
Last year, I sent a long series of emails to an equally long series of producers interested in arthouse films. Frankly, I thought nobody would reply, and I was wrong. Some of them did, and that alone made me pathetically happy (it also made me realise that a producer is not a ferocious mythological creature we’re bound to fear and/or despise, but a human being like you and me… Although, there are some exceptions, obviously…). Unfortunately, at the same time, no one seemed willing to produce my film.
Now, I consider myself to be a pretty rational person (now that I think about it… am I?). When something like this happens, I always try to find the reason behind it, and that’s why I asked myself: why was my film rejected?
I could write an entirely new post talking about the most exhaustive answer I could find, which is relatively complex, so I’ll just say:
Because of the same reason Jan Svankmajer and Alejandro Jodorowsky, two of the greatest living filmmakers, decided to launch a crowdfunding campaign to produce their own films.
I think you’ve already understood what I’m about to say.
In two weeks from now, I will launch the official crowdfunding campaign for Agalmatophilia: A Tragedy In Three Acts (damn, I’ve just given myself another deadline… I promise I will do everything I can to meet it, though!).
For now, you’re very welcome to go to the Indiegogo pre-launch page:
I and my team have prepared some very interesting perks, so I suggest you sign up and share with everyone you know!
Thanks for reading!