Hey! - A Queer Romance

One man's trek through the murky waters of gay dating.

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This project received pledges on Mon 06 Mar 2017

What is this?

"Hey! - A Queer Romance" is a short Romantic comedy but it's not your typical boy meets girl. In fact it's more like: boy meets boy, meets boy, meets boy?

Who are  you?

I'm Alex B. McGarry (Writer/Producer), a Queer filmmaker who is sick of seeing the same story told over and over by the same people. So I want to tell the stories of people outside the mainstream.

Other people are also working on the film, It's not all about me.

Fi Nicholson - Director.

Georgia Wilde - Co-Producer

Jose Carlos Rueda - DOP

Corinne Thomas - Art Director

Petra Lewis & Holly Isherwood - Camera Team

Pete Lomas - Sound Recordist

Hattie Williams - Editor

Stuart Hole - colourist

As well as others working behind the scenes to bring Hey! to you lovely people.

Well, What's it about then?

Think of the last Rom-Com you saw, it probably had a very nice looking lady and a classically handsome man in it, right? They got together then fell out but realised they loved each other in the end, we've all seen this movie. A lot.

I want to make the complete opposite of that: It's going to be rude; it's going to be crude and it's going to be gay.

Frank is a 20 something gay man who has had his heart broken by his ex boyfriend and current flatmate Phil. Seeing Phil going on a date drives Frank to meet Nathan - a handsome and charming man - but little does the pair know that they are both exes of Phil. Can they overcome this awkward connection and find true love? Or at the very least a decent shag? Give us money and find out!

Here's What's going to happen:

  • If we hit our minimum we can pay actors and get a basic location (with a little left over to reward your generosity).
  • If we reach our full goal: then we can pay our actors, get a cool location, reward you lot, pay all our fee's, get awesome props and send the film to festivals - where hopefully important people will like it.

Stuff for you

We have racked our brains and come up with some pretty cool rewards for you right up there!From fashionable tote bags, to items that will help you get down and dirty with that someone special. What are you waiting for? Spend spend spend!

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Our Facebook - here you will find most of the meaty communication, why do work when you can look at our stuff?

Our Twitter - for those among you who just do not have the time to read any more than 140 characters

please help us

This is just one last plea for you to help us. If you can't afford to give us any money then you can always share our content on social media.

Though in saying that please give me money.

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THANK YOU! you have done an amazing thing! please accept this good karma as a reward. you can be a terrible person for the rest of the day. It's cool, we got you.

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Estimated delivery: 1 March 2017

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Your very own digital copy of Hey! A Queer Romance. Have a movie night, invite some friends round, have a couple of drinks! Maybe a cheese board? Go crazy!

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Estimated delivery: 1 July 2017

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An illustrated postcard with a hand drawn image of the film on it. On the reverse a bespoke message just for you from the whole Hey! Crew, just to show how much we love you. Oh you also get a digital copy of the film.

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Estimated delivery: 1 August 2017

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A trendy Hey! branded Tote bag. To prove that you live on the front lines of fashion, everyone who's anyone is getting one of these so don't get left behind. Inside you also get all the above rewards! Gosh aren't we nice!

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Estimated delivery: 1 August 2017

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The "Frank's Guide to Flirting" zine will help all you hapless romantics get the tools you need to find yourself a lover. All previous rewards too!

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Estimated delivery: 1 August 2017

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The Hey! A Queer Romance "Safe sex bundle". We want you guys to have a good time, but we want you to do it safely. With condoms, lube and safe sex tips from some of our characters - all contained within some Hey! branded containers - you can have the sexy times you have always wanted. Remember we can all have fun: but it's more fun, if it's safe fun. As usual you get all the above rewards too! What's not to love!

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Estimated delivery: 1 August 2017

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OMG! you get some EXCLUSIVE ass stuff! Like a signed copy of our script, a storyboard drawn by our very talented director as well as a blooper reel from the film. AND as if that was not enough, you get all of the other things too!

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Estimated delivery: 1 August 2017