When I Was A Human: The Movie

When I Was A Human: The Movie

Invest in the feel-good fur-mily comedy w/built-in audience

Security Type
Revenue Sharing
Min Investment
Sherman Oaks, CA
Offering Date
February 03, 2021
Expected Close Date
May 11, 2021
Target Raise
Deal Notes

125% of Principal + 50% of Net Profits

Company Description

We are gearing up to produce a new movie that is guaranteed to soothe your soul.; "When I Was a Human: the Movie," which is about empathy and compassion, the very emotions we all need to have, especially now. 

Our team is film industry professionals with decades of film/TV production experience, and, foremost, we believe in films’ healing power and make a difference in people's lives. We have all the tools that successful filmmaking requires, and we invite you to join us for the ride from the start to the grand finale.

Key Deal Facts

Our experience includes hit films including Kill Bill, Blade, HBO Doc "MacMillions," and more.
A study shows 63.4 million U.S. households alone own a dog. They are our potential customers.
Based on a successful short film with a worldwide licensing agreement by Shorts International.
Shorts International is the official distributor of the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences.
Our team created hundreds of hours of TV/movies here and overseas and has vast experience.
You will own a piece of the motion picture that people can enjoy for years to come.

Use of Proceeds


  • 20%: Marketing (digital ads campaign)
  • 12.5%:  Casting Director
  • 60%: Packaging (= securing a lead talent)
  • 7.5%: Wefunder intermediary fee


  • 21%: Above the Line items (Lead talents, producers, directors, casting director)
  • 36%: Production
  • 9%: Post Production
  • 7.5%: Wefunder intermediary fee
  • 8%: Marketing
  • 9%: Other Expenses (Insurance, Legal, General Expense)
  • 8% Contingency
  • 1.5% Accounting

Management Team / Advisory Board Bios

Akemi Tosto
Executive Producer/Writer/Director
Born and raised in Tokyo, Japan, Akemi followed her dream of becoming a filmmaker by moving to LA soon after graduating high school. She learned ins and outs of the industry by working on film sets over 20 years. She started her own company in 2018.

John Hermann Producer (U.S.)
John is a member of DGA and a film producer. He most recently produced the HBO’s acclaimed new documentary series “McMillions” as well as “Standing Up, Falling Down,” starring Billy Crystal that premiered at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival.

Jorge Agraz Associate Producer
Jorge grew up in the United States and Europe, holds degrees in Film Studies and History from Yale University. He has worked in production on commercials, feature films, and well-versed in computer science and technology.

Maho Morita Producer (Japan)
Growing up as a niece of world-renowned film director, Nagisa Oshima, Maho worked on film sets but later became a film journalist. In recent years, she is a film critic of TV network shows and the programming director at the local movie theater.

Deal Notes

125% of Principal + 50% of Net Profits

Amount Raised : $0
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Revenue Sharing is a form of lending that involves sharing revenue from the business with investors as return on their investment. It is often a fixed percentage of revenue and you are paid until you earn a total return on your investment.

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