Debut Short, 'Real Thirsty', starring Bryan Cranston, Joely Richardson, John Douglas Thompson and Jack Dee

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This project finished on Friday the 12th of October, 2018

£3,273 was raised by 59 supporters — that's teamwork!


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About the project

Bryan Cranston (Trumbo, Breaking Bad, Malcolm In The Middle), Joely Richardson (101 Dalmations, The Patriot, Nip/Tuck, The Tudors), Jack Dee (Lead Baloon, Bad Move) and John Douglas Thompson (Bourne Legacy, A Most Violent Year, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks) all star in Robert Gilbert (Ready Player 1, UNCLE, Gulliver's Travels) debut short film 'Real Thirsty'.

We're so grateful to everyone who has invested their time, expertise and money so far.

We're 75% of the way there and now we need your help to get the last 25% and finish the film.  

In the age of social media and self promotion, everyone knows the feeling of seeking for recognition. Sometimes that desire can go to far. This is how Rob felt when working with Bryan on Network at The National Theatre.

He decided to write about his dalliance with celebrity obsession and take the risk of telling Bryan about it by showing him the script. Thankfully, instead of issuing a restraining order, Bryan agreed to be in the film!

The Team

  • Bryan Cranston - Himself 
  • Robert Gilbert - Lee Pringle
  • Joely Richardson - Margaret (Mama) Pringle 
  • Jack Dee -The Dame
  • John Douglas Thompson - Leyland (Dad) 
  • We're so thankful to our contributors of locations, equipment and services. The National Theatre, ITV, The Public Theatre NY, Hornsey Town Hall, Procam and The Farm. 

What do we need?

Real Thirsty is made of 4 days, 4 celebrities, 2 major cities, hours of sweaty pacing, 1 first time writer director, countless kind hands, and 0 hours sleep 

The result: a 21 minute short film featuring a starstruck new film director and four very tolerant and extremely generous stars, this film now needs your help to get it into the world at large.

With the kind donation of services and time from so many people we have made it to 75% completion but there is only so far we can get without some cash. Money donated through this page will push the film over the finish line. We are currently in post production and need money for the offline edit, additional dialogue recording, poster, a logo, digital marketing imagery and to pay application fees for festivals.

See below for a breakdown of our production budget.

Thanks

Real Thirsty would like to start by thanking the gods of short film. Next, thanks to Bryan Cranston, Joely Richardson, John Douglas Thompson and Jack Dee and their respective representatives for working with us on this crazy meta project. Thank you to Oskar Eustis and The Public Theatre New York, Rufus Norris and The National Theatre, ITV Southbank, Procam, The Farm,

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Sharing this page and our twitter and instagram (both @RealThirstyFilm) with your friends, family and people who are interested in film is also a huge help :)

Writer/Director - Robert Gilbert 
Producer - Ali MacPhail
Consultant Producer - Dan Milne 
Associate Producers - Sheryl Trinh & Alex Spear
Line Producer - Barry Read
Director of Photography - Charles Heales
A Bally Bee Pictures Production 

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This project ended on Friday the 12th of October, 2018

This is a take what you raise project. At the end of the funding period the project owner receives all of the pledged funds.

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£35 – Gimme the movie

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Digital Download of REAL THIRSTY.
+ A credit on the film, updates and big thank you on social media

£10 – Real Thirsty for Film Reward

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A credit on the film, updates and a big thank you on social media

£20 – Real Thirsty (For Real)

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Real Thirsty Aluminium sports bottle
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£25 – Real Thirsty Tee

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Real Thirsty t-shirt (white on black) UK P+P included
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£30 – Real Thirsty Baseball Cap

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A Real Thirsty Baseball Cap (French Navy with White Embroidery) UK P+P included
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£65 – Real Thirsty 'Crew' Hoodie (limited number)

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Real Thirsty Crew Hoodie (white on black hoodie) UK P+P included
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£100 – Come to our Screening

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An exclusive Invite to our London Screening (date TBC)
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£125 – Chat, Watch and BTS pics

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Chat with Rob about the film (via online q+a)
+ A digital download of the film and 3 Behind the Scenes pics
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£5,000 – Executive Producer Credit

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An 'Executive Producer' credit in the Film's closing titles... or if you prefer a 'Special Thanks To....' credit.
Plus come to our London screening and choose a selection of three merchandise items.
A big shout out to you on our social media pages

£10,000 – The Ultimate Angel

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An Executive Producer & Special Thanks To Credit with your company logo
Special Guest at our London screening (bring your friends or colleagues and drink Champagne!)
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BTS pics and merchandise items
Framed movie poster

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