Jade Films will be among the first to develop and produce a sitcom pilot featuring positive representation of Deaf Talents of Color never done before! Please help us put THE TWO ESSENCES on television and pitch it to the networks at Sundance! Video of our cast and table reading of script excerpts coming soon! The Two Essences is featured on Best Crowdfunding Website.
FROM THE SITE:
My name is Jade. I am an award winning film writer, producer and director of Jade Films and Entertainment. My company is based in New York. I am a Jamaican-American award-winning filmmaker who happen to be deaf. I have been producing films for 25 years now. I love making stuff up and turning them into reality. I consider myself to be an imaginative storyteller.
ABOUT THE TWO ESSENCES © (Genre: TV Sitcom) Logline:
A snazzy woman has two jobs: as a day trader and as a mother of three; she craves the life of her sultry 20 year-old deaf daughter.
Essence Chamberlain-Dubois is a free spirit, snazzy 38 year-old, self-taught freelance day trader and part-time housewife with three children; decides to go back to school to pursue a degree in business at a black school where her 20 years old, self-centered deaf daughter, Zoë Essence, also known as Essie, is also attending. This horrifies Essie.
This is a story about a first and second generations mixed race Deaf and Hearing family that has never been told anywhere before in mainstream television. We hope you will help us raise the funds to produce the pilot in the summer/fall of 2015.
We’re starting the first phase at $5,500. The production goal for THE TWO ESSENCES is $25,000. Don’t forget there are additional fees for kickstater, which is included after you select your perk. In addition to postage fees to send your perks, which is included after you select your perk. The sitcom TV pilot slated for production during the summer/fall 2015. This will be a groundbreaking project for us.
The purpose of producing a sitcom pilot is our goal to get a TV airtime from one of the networks. We believe it’s the best possible way to pitch our story so the networks can see the reality of a finished product because it’s never done before! We’d the first to make history!
If you’d like to support Jade and The Two Essences check out the kickstarter!