THE CALL – a new dramatic short film with an anti-smoking message

Today, more than 600,000 middle school students and 3 million high school students smoke cigarettes. 
Tobacco companies target youth by their clever ads, knowing full well that the earlier a person starts, the more difficult it is to quit.
Attempts to counter these attacks on youth hardly stand a chance: Big Tobacco spends $1 million an hour to market their products. In one day they outspend what tobacco control agencies spend in a year.
Clearly, more needs to be done to stop kids from smoking!
THE CALL is a film with a unique anti-smoking message.
“This film has the potential to open kids’ minds to the emotional costs of smoking at a stage when they can still hear this lifesaving message.” — Michael Thun, MD, American Cancer Society.
THE CALL is based on an award-winning screenplay. Our exceptionally talented cast includes Ryan Newman, Jonathan Morgan Heit, and Menahem Zilberman. Our fabulous Director, Stephen Messer, is a 25-year member of the Directors’ Guild of America, with credits on many features, television series, PSAs, etc.

Jonathan Morgan Heit (left) and Ryan Newman (right)

Our film has been shot, but we need your help to complete the editing and all the finishing touches, develop a curriculum to be used in schools, and market and distribute the film.
Check out our REWARDS PACKAGE below, and please donate at whatever level you can.
(Each successive donation includes the previous rewards.)
$10.00 – Our undying gratitude and a shoutout on our Facebook Page wall.
$25.00 – Digital download of the finished film
$50.00 – DVD of the movie; coupon booklet for Stonyfield Organic products
$75.00 – 8 x 10 – Autographed photo of the cast
$100.00 – Your name in the rolling film credits (Special Thanks)
$500.00 – A day on the set (transportation not provided)
$750.00 – Walk-on role as an extra and spend the day on the set – on a beautiful California beach! (Transportation not provided)
$1,000.00 – Your choice of one of the following: a free surfing lesson, a free coaching session for actors, a free nutritional consultation with a nationally recognized nutritionist, or a free hypnotherapy session for smokers who want to quit (either in-person or on Skype)
$1200.00 – Tickets for you and a guest to attend the premiere of the movie (transportation not provided)
$1500.00 – Associate Producer credit
$3000.00 – Dinner with Director and Producer (or Skype meeting if out-of-town)
$5000.00 or more – Executive Producer credit
Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Our tax ID# is: 95-4445418.

To donate by check, please make payable to “From the Heart Productions” and mail to:
From the Heart Productions Inc.
1455 Mandalay Beach Road
Oxnard, California 93035-2845

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Thank you!
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