Filmmakers Hope To Shoot Trayvon Martin Drama

Akil DuPont is not your average millennium generation wannabe. The 34-year-old Tallahassee native is an award-winning producer/director who has yet to be discovered by the mainstream feature film audience. His next project is compelling: producing “Stand Your Ground“, a short-film drama based on documented facts of the night Trayvon Martin was killed.

Dupont is trying to seed $13,000 of funds through crowdfunding on Indiegogo. The deadline is less than a month away.

Not satisfied with a B.A. in economics from Florida A & M, Dupont went on to graduate from Florida State University’s renowned film school in 2010 as a Master of Fine Arts in motion pictures.

Since then, the world has been opening up to his visions. In 2010, Dupont produced “Underground“, a gripping short about a runaway slave, which has landed over 20 awards from film festivals around the world. He followed that up with “Silhouettes“, a romantic fairy tale about a painter who can only see the world through silhouettes.

Stand Your Ground” would be shot over 3-4 days in Florida. All contributors to the project get film credits, and contributions of $30 or more also get a signed DVD copy. Watch Dupont tell you about the project himself:

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