THIRTY is a brand new drama/comedy web series about four women in Sydney, stumbling through their early thirties and trying to get their shit together.
Our writer and producer, Tricia-Lyn Morosin, wrote Season 1 after hitting the “dirty thirty” and realising what an interesting point in life it is.
In your twenties, you think “I’ll know what I’m doing by 30”, but in reality:
a) your job sucks and your boss is a dick
b) your husband/partner has morphed into a hairy behemoth with an inability to find the laundry basket
c) you’re single and wondering if you’ll ever find (or even want) someone to spend your life with
d) you’re not falling pregnant because it isn’t as easy as your high school teachers insinuated, or
e) you’ve realised you’ll never afford to buy a house. Like ever. Thank you Baby Boomers!
And, suddenly, the stakes are higher, with marriages, mortgages, children and ticking clocks all adding to the drama. THIRTY puts a lens on all of this and places women of all different ethnicities, sizes and sexualities in the foreground.
It’s been written, produced and directed by women and stars a bunch of fabulous female characters. Why is this important? Because women are drastically under-represented in Australian media. We want to start tipping that scale in the right direction and we need your help to produce Season 1.
We hope you choose to support THIRTY and thank you in advance for joining #teamthirty
How The Funds Will Be Used
We’ve gathered an impressive crew, a fabulously talented cast and are currently filming Season 1.
Our producer has invested in the show to cover pre-production and most of the production costs, so we are now raising funds for:
- Editing – cutting our web series together and, well, without an editor you ain’t got no show
- Colour grading – adding colour to the THIRTY footage and making it look schmick
- Sound recording & design – if you can’t hear the series, then that’s a problem
- Promotion and marketing – spreading the word and growing our online audience, and
- Distribution and festivals – this is how we get the show to our audience, domestically and internationally.
What if we exceed our target?
That would be incredible - all funds we recieve over our target will go in to making Season 1 bigger, brighter and better than our current shoestring budget is allowing us. We'll be able to boost the production values and up our marketing campaigns and festival submissions. We've got the vision - we just need the support to be able to take off!
We have an amazing cast and crew in place, and have self-funded our way through most of pre-production and production - thanks to countless volunteers (thank youuuuuu)!
But post-production is the most expensive bit and we really want to do it well, so we can give you the best product possible.
Having said that, this crowdfunding budget is still based on absolute mates' rates – we’ve found the best rates we can, without compromising on quality.
We are ready to roll and we think we’ve got something great here. All we need now is your help to bring Season 1 to life!