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Join the new film from a female-led team, starring Anthony Rapp ("Rent")

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Invested $5,000 this round
I am very excited to support this project.  I've been investing in crowdfunding since the start, frequently through WeFunder, including in a variety of films.  I don't take investing my money lightly, so I've done a ton of research and reflection over the years.  I've come to realize what the films that would eventually be the most successful had in common.  Most were centered around a script that was strong and somehow graded or proven.  There were actors who were experienced, had seen some success, and had incredible talent - yes, I do go and watch at least a little of their past work to be sure (a social media following is a plus too).  In most cases there is a short, or some other proof of concept that was compelling.  And finally there was a team that not only had the experience to truly know their way around the industry, but also gave off a sense of genuine dedication for and excitement about the project. SCRAP quite clearly checks all of these boxes, and more!  I encourage you to do your own research - look at the prestige of the awards the script has won, and of the festivals where the short was accepted to and did well.  Look at clips from these incredible actors' previous work and you'll see the amazing talent and range of Ms. Kerr and Mr. Rapp (who really do look related!).  Read the pitch carefully, and the knowledge, excitement, and dedication of this team becomes clear. In this case I got to take my research a little further.  Before committing to me, and I to them, we needed to meet.  And wow, was I struck by how incredibly motivated and excited they are, how much thought and planning they've put in, and most of all how much they respect investors and want this to work out for everyone. There are never any guarantees with this type of investing, so make sure to be aware of the risks, but to me this opportunity has a lot in common with the most successful crowdfunding campaigns.

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In the news

'Star Trek: Discovery's Anthony Rapp Joins Vivian Kerr In 'Scrap'
July 21, 2020
EXCLUSIVE: The production company Elegant Grotesque announced today that Star Trek: Discovery star Anthony Rapp has signed on to star alongside Vivian Kerr in which she also wrote and produced. An adaptation of the short film by the same name written by Kerr, SCRAP follows a young single-mom, Beth (Kerr), who is newly homeless.
Finalists | Final Draft® - SCRAP by Vivian Kerr - Top 10 - Drama Competition
July 20, 2020
The full list of 2019 Finalists is below. We look forward to adding all 2019 finalists to our growing list of success stories! To contact these winners or any of our finalists, please email us here. To view previous years' winners and finalists, click here.
IndyRed - Review of "Scrap"
July 20, 2020
REVIEW: "So often we're told to take pride in everything we say or do. Fake it until you make it, and never let them see you sweat. We're told if you really want it... really need it and work for it, life will sort it all out and make it happen."
Short Film Review: 'Scrap' Magnifies The Plight Of The Homeless... - Indie Shorts Mag
July 20, 2020
'Scrap' is a 20:46 minutes long film on a homeless woman. Beth (Vivian Kerr) who is living out of her car, moving places whenever required, worse, when suspected is the central character of this film. She has if uncomfortably, settled for a life, as hapless as it may seem, unlike others, resorting to gym showers [...]
Scrap (2019) short film review
December 5, 2019
"4.5/5 stars...Kerr as a writer is a skilled storyteller..."
Sherman Oaks Film Festival 2019 - Scrap - We Are Moving Stories
November 19, 2019
Interview with Writer/Producer/Actor Vivian Kerr and Producer Rachel Stander
Interview: Vivian Kerr on Looking at the Bigger Picture of Homelessness with "Scrap"
April 3, 2019
After Vivian Kerr had finished up a few drafts of "Scrap," she took it to a writing workshop in Los Angeles put on by the local filmmaking collective We Make Movies to test it out on an audience and hearing it for the first time herself with other actors playing the roles.
Scrap | Film Threat
March 26, 2019
I probably don't have to tell you that life is hard; I think it's a fact that most of us adults are acutely aware on a consistent basis. However, sometimes people think that they are worse off than the rest of their peer group, that something is wrong with them because they're not keeping up the pace with the best and the brightest.
Actress and Writer Vivian Kerr's Film SCRAP Will Premiere at the 2019 FirstGlance Film Festival
February 27, 2019
We had the awesome opportunity to interview filmmaker Vivian Kerr on her short film, SCRAP, that will premiere at the 2019 FirstGlance Film Festival in Los Angeles on March 14-17th. The film explores the idea of middle-class homelessness and how the shame of being housing insecure impacts the relati...
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