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Face Value: A Film Production

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Project ended on April 30, at 11:59 PM PDT
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Face Value: A Film Production


Hello everybody! This is Akhila, Carson, Diane, and Regina speaking to you on behalf of the Face Value team. All people working on this film are in Delta Kappa Alpha, UC Berkeley’s professional cinema fraternity.

Everyone in DKA is extremely passionate about film - some want to go into the film industry as a career, while some love film as a hobby (like Diane, who's pre-med!). In all, the crew will consist of about 25 students doing jobs such as sound, script supervising, lighting, and much more.

In addition to making narrative films, we also make commercials for clients, raise money for SeriousFun Children's network, run an annual film festival, and host industry education panels. 

Feel free to check out our website and find out more about who we are and what we do! 



Face Value paints a society where people can tell how “good” or “bad” a person is simply by looking at them. If a person has a good character, they have flawless skin, whereas if a person has a flawed character, they develop character scars on various parts of their bodies. The catch, however, is that people can also get physical scars from getting cut, or being burned, so naturally, the ambiguity of the scars creates discrimination in the society.

The story follows Mason, a morally ambiguous woman with half her face raked in scars, as she witnesses first hand accounts of discrimination, but also commits acts of violence.



This project is important for 2 major reasons. 

First, it gives UC Berkeley students the opportunity to work and gain experience on a film set. Contributions will help us run the set professionally, and make the film look realistic as possible, through equipment, props, location rentals, etc.

Secondly, the film alludes to problems faced in today’s society, such as racial profiling and gender inequality. A metaphorical piece, this dystopia hopes to portray these issues in a unique light to urge people to question appearances and judgments.




April 9 - Filming locations confirmed; April 10 - Actors cast; April 14 - Shot list due; April 15 - All props ordered; April 22 - All props tested, all stunts practiced; April 23 - Acting rehearsal; May 13 - Camera tests, rehearsal


Filming dates: May 15-22 (4 days within that window)


August 1 - Rough cut  Sept 1 - Picture lock  October 1 - Final cut, with original score  October 15 - Film sent out to donors January 1 - Submissions to film festivals (on a rolling basis)


We would love you all to be part of this project! Please consider making a contribution, and giving us a share :) 

If you have any questions, feel free to email

Also be sure to like and follow our facebook page! It'll be a fun experience :)

Our way
of Thanking You


Name in Credits

Thank you for your support! Your name will appear on the big screen in our credit sequence :)

7 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: October 2017


Personal Thank You Video

In addition to adding your name to the credits, we will email you a CREATIVE, personalized thank you video!

15 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: October 2017


Digital Film Package

In addition to the above perks, you will receive a digital copy of the film, the director's cut of the film, and EXCLUSIVE behind the scenes footage (including bloopers)!

8 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: October 2017


Reserved Seat at Premiere

In addition to the perks above, we will reserve the BEST seats in the house at the film's premiere for our donors (and their plus ones)! At the premiere, you will also get to meet many of the cast and crew members.

5 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: October 2017


Be an extra on set!

Have your dreams of being in a movie come true! Come hang out with us on set and see the behind the scenes of how a movie is made! *must be available during the filming date (TBA) *responsible for own transportation to set

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Estimated Delivery: May 2017


Name a character!

In addition to all the perks above, YOU will have a hand at screenwriting and will get to name a character!

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Estimated Delivery: October 2017


Executive Producer Credit

Thank you for your enormous support! In addition to all the perks above, your name will be credited as an EXECUTIVE PRODUCER! You can check producing a movie off your bucket list!

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Estimated Delivery: October 2017
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