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The Epic of Hershey

The Epic of Hershey

The Epic Of Hershey is about a young boy who lives in the homeless shelters of New York City. The film stars Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated actor Eric Roberts and is directed by NYC filmmaker Douglas McGinness. I managed the campaign remotely and together we raised $36,053 for the film, and an additional $16,557 for No Kid Hungry. This fundraising total put our project in the top 1% of short film campaigns on Kickstarter.

Featured as an Indiewire Project of the Day and in the Miami New Times.

Watch the film here: The Epic of Hershey on Vimeo

Screenings include:

  • Cannes Short Film Corner
  • Rhode Island International Film Festival *Kidseye Grand Prize
  • Tallgrass Film Festival *Best Kansas Film
  • Best Shorts Film Festival *Award of Merit
  • Toronto International Short Film Festival
  • International Film Festival Manhattan
  • Studio City International Film Festival