Family Restaurant, film for kids with gay / lesbian parents

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Andrea James

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"Family Restaurant" is a short children's film celebrating children of gay and lesbian parents. It's a mix of live action and puppetry.
Backers: 199
Average Pledge Per Backer: $56

Funded: $11,239 of $3,000
Dates: Mar 15th -> Dec 31st (15415 days)
Project By: Andrea James
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Latest News

Exciting Family Restaurant updates!

May 27th - via:
Hello Family Restaurant backers!  We wanted to give you updates on some exciting developments with "Family Restaurant"!  Firstly, "Family Restaurant" will be screening at two major LGBT film festivals. The first will be at the Honolulu Rainbow Film... (Read More)

Our next project, Alec Mapa's "Baby Daddy"

April 25th - via:
Dear Family Restaurant supporters:  We at Thought Moment Media wanted to share our exciting next project with you: Alec Mapa’s Baby Daddy. Like Family Restaurant, Baby Daddy is about LGBT families. Unlike Family Restaurant, Baby Daddy is a filmed... (Read More)

Family Restaurant now available to the public!

October 22nd - via:
Dear friends, family, and supporters: Thanks to our Kickstarter backers, this project is underway! Our backers have received their exclusive rewards (if you didn't, please let us know). Now we are making the film available to the public. We are proud... (Read More)

Adding final Family Restaurant touches!

August 8th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Big News! Please spread the word!

May 21st - via:
(short version: to support or pre-order, click here!) Hi friends! It's been a whirlwind of activity since you showed your support! Here's a summary: 1. We've set our filming date for Tuesday 29 May at a charming local family-owned restaurant! 2. We... (Read More)

You can still help!

April 1st - via:
11,239 thanks to everyone who made this fundraiser a success! We are now preparing to make a film that's at least 374% better than originally planned! Those who missed the Kickstarter can still help, so let your friends know! We have information on... (Read More)

Wow! $10K on paper - let's push for $10K in hand!

March 29th - via:
We just reached our revised funding goal thanks to you! Zion has set the budget for $10,000:    $100 for cookies and pizza on set for the shoot $9,900 for puppets and other cool stuff We will be using as many volunteers and donated materials as... (Read More)

New $1 reward!

March 28th - via:
We want to try a fun experiment as we enter our final few days. It allows anyone with $1 to spare to get a reward right away! Starting today, anyone who pledges a dollar or more will get a personalized e-card from our ketchup stars! These will be... (Read More)

Video update - please share!

March 23rd - via:
Thanks to the overwhelming response, we added a video update about our plans and new budget goal! Please share with your friends - we are on track to raise $10,000!  (Read More)

We're expanding our goal and scope!

March 16th - via:
Due to the amazing response to our project in our first 24 hours, we are looking past our bare minimum goal to a new fundraising goal of $10,000! If we make that, we will be able to film in a larger space and have more families and kids in the... (Read More)

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