Have you ever dreamed of being a Movie Producer? Here’s your chance!

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GOAL: $15,000

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Have you ever dreamed of producing a movie that could make a real change in how people define success and meaning in their lives? A film that could help shift the way the world relates to Judaism, highlight the struggle for self-understanding, and explore what it means to fight for what you believe in?   By joining our team, YOU will be doing just that.  You will become a producer on our film, MASTER OF RETURN.
By joining our team, you will help share a resonant, meaningful story with the potential to reach audiences across the globe, challenging people to think about their identity, purpose in life, and Judaism as a whole. You will help audiences step outside themselves and open the doors to exciting dialogue about the Jewish approach to the search for meaning in the world today.

THE STORY: MASTER OF RETURN — A short film

Based on a true story, MASTER OF RETURN explores one millennial’s struggle for success and search for meaning. This short film is set between two starkly contrasting worlds: an Orthodox Rabbinical Court of Law and a drug deal gone awry. In the present, Avi is in a psychological battle with three ultra-orthodox rabbis who hold the key to his uncertain Jewish future. In the not-so-distant past, Avi is revealed as a major drug dealer caught in the middle when his crew loses hundreds of thousands of dollars by betraying his strict rules of the trade.
A dialogue-heavy world of the present battles against the silent, action-driven world of the past, allowing audiences to peer into the mystifying process of an Orthodox Jewish conversion while exploring the dark reality of a contradictory millennial world.

MASTER OF RETURN is a story of power, identity, and redemption in our postmodern millennial world.

MEET YOUR NEW TEAM!

Jeff Handel & Drew Feldman (Co-Writers, Producers, Actor, Director & Director of Photography):
Jeff and Drew are international filmmakers based in both the U.S. and Israel. They have collectively worked on more than 50 productions, ranging from narrative films, documentaries, and commercials to music videos.  Their films have won numerous awards at film festivals across the country, from the Hollywood Film Festival to the Boston International Film Festival. They are the co-founders of Cinemad Productions.
The Actors:
William Youmans (Rabbi Stern), Philip Hoffman (Rabbi Schechter), Daniel Neiden (Rabbi Berkovitz) & Drew Feldman (Avi)
Our incredible actors have almost 100 years of collective acting experience.  You’ve seen them in films opposite talents such as Susan Sarandon, Ben Stiller, and Jeff Bridges; in TV shows ranging from Orange is the New Black, Gossip Girl, Law & Order, and 666 Park Avenue to Billions; and on Broadway in shows such as Wicked, Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, Titanic, Baz Luhrmann’s La Boheme, and Billy Elliot.

 

FUNDING

We believe that great short films can be made on magically low budgets. That said, we still need a few things to create the caliber of film you will be helping to produce. These include:

  • Equipment — Lighting packages, a high-end cinema camera, sound equipment, and a grip truck to carry everything
  • Publicity & Distribution — Film festival submissions, social media marketing, etc.
  • Props & Wardrobe
  • Cast & Crew — We strongly believe that all of our cast and crew should be paid for their talent, time, and energy. Our team is passionate about joining this project and is offering their services at a significantly reduced cost.
  • Post production — Soundtrack/music, sound design, color correction, and editing. As they say — “films are made in post!”
  • Travel expenses, food, etc.

All proceeds of this film and fund-raising will go directly into production-related expenses.

OTHER WAYS YOU CAN HELP!!!

You are helping to build a team of collaborative, like-minded visionaries, communicators, and artists. There are many ways you can help spread the word about this film and get other people interested. Let’s use social media the way it was intended! Please share this link on all of your pages – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

 

THANK YOU!!!

 

Join our community of supporters and we can make a difference

Your donation is tax deductible!

All donations to this charitable cause are collected by Jewcer, and donations exceeding the fair-market value of goods/services received are qualified under Section 501(c)(3) as tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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2018-09-25
Leah Filley
$18
2018-09-17
Hannah Schneiderman
$18
"Can't wait to see what you guys come up with!"
2018-09-13
Judy & Mark Teitelbaum
$36
"Following dreams!"
2018-09-05
Daniel Silverstein
2018-09-03
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2018-09-03
Tzvi Silverstone
$18
"So excited to support these amazing artists!"
2018-09-02
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2018-08-31
Linda
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2018-08-30
Wesleigh Bryant
$36
"Let this be the first of many incredibly successful works filled with passion, excitement, and good vibes all around. Best regards, Wesleigh Bryant"
2018-08-30
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"You guys rock!!!!"
2018-08-30
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2018-08-29
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2018-08-29
Pillards
"Good luck, Jeffrey! Rooting for you!"
2018-08-29
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"So inspiring!!! Im totally tearing up, I love that your doing this. Hatzlacha Raba! Love, Moriah and Joel"
2018-08-29
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Shira Abramowitz
"Believe in you guys! Here to help however I can :)"
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The Salem family (Roee, Marissa, and Tal)
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"what a shidduch you two are BH way to go! keel hustling excited for this biopic"
2018-08-29
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2018-08-28
Brittnee Garza
"It’s going to be beautiful. Can’t wait to see you guys tell this story!"
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Adam Duncan
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"Shkoyach Jeff!"
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Sruli
$36
2018-08-27
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Liora Chaya Levich
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"Hatzlacha! Can't wait to see it come to life."
2018-08-27
Zachary Wolfson
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Zac and Yocheved Blau
$36
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Ilana Jaffe
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"Sounds awesome!"
2018-08-27
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2018-08-26
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"Hope this gets you closer to your goal! Love, Mom"
2018-08-26
Drew's kindergarten teacher
"L'chaim, Drew!"
2018-08-26
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Norman J. Hoppenstein
$1800
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Wilkin Santana
$36
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"You will make this happen! Love, Mom"
2018-08-25
Steve & Jodi Mucha
$50
"Good luck!"
2018-08-24
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Arielle Gross
$18
2018-08-23
David Chernyavsky
$18
2018-08-23
Amanda B Real Estate
$252
"This is going to be amazing. I can't wait to see it. Good Luck!!!!"
2018-08-23
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2018-08-23
Ted Handel Marsha Brilliant
"We are excited to support Jeff and Drew in the first of their many creative endeavors."
2018-08-23
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2018-08-23
Lindsay and Jonathan
$100
"Let’s do this!"
2018-08-23
Roman Sandler
$36
2018-08-23
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$5
2018-08-23
Luzhi & Buzo
$18
"You better win an Oscar"
2018-08-21
Joseph Shamash
$18
2018-08-21
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2018-08-20
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"Awesome!"
2018-08-20
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2018-08-20
Yoseff Shachor
$18
"I think this is amazing and I fully support you. Please let me know if there's any other way that I can help out."
2018-08-20
Yonah Shapiro
$25
"Love to my man Jeff for following his dreams wholeheartedly. Hopefully I can contribute more in the future."
2018-08-19
Batsheva
$24
"Good luck !"
2018-08-19
Anonymous donor
"Love to Jeffrey"
2018-08-19
Shuki and Lemor Greer
2018-08-19
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$40
2018-08-19
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2018-08-18
Laurian Pope
$50
2018-08-18
Jonathan Deutsch
$26
"Really looking forward to seeing this movie!"
2018-08-18
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2018-08-18
Avigail Kaufman
$100
"Good luck guys. If your still short let me know (:"
2018-08-17
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2018-08-17
Cheryl Handel
"This is in honor of the wonderful man and filmmaker my son has become."
2018-08-17
Cecilie Pope
$36
"Can't wait to see it!"
2018-08-17
Anonymous donor
"very proud to support this team. thank you for doing this. hollywood/netflix is NOT creating good content these days"
2018-08-17
Anonymous donor
"Yalla!"

This campaign deals with:

Education & Youth | Film & Music | Judaism & Holidays

Have you ever dreamed of being a Movie Producer? Here’s your chance!

$12,483   raised
GOAL: $15,000

95

 Donors

Campaign by
Jeff Handel & Drew Feldman

Drew Feldman & Jeff Handel have a combined 20+ years of film making experience - from commercials and documentaries to web series and film, and from producing and editing to writing and directing, they've done it all. The both recently opened a film production company based in the Mahane Yehuda Market of Jerusalem, Israel where they produce commercials, music videos, documentaries, and narrative films working with clients ranging from Forbes to Google and Taglit Birthright Israel to Freightos.

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    You are on your way up the ranks of Hollywood! Your contribution is incredible and greatly appreciated! You will receive a credit in our film for your support!

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