That Christmas Movie offering is now closed and is no longer accepting investments.

We're a team that has won 4 Emmys® and an Oscar®, worked on hundreds of hours of TV and movies, and now we're going to make an independent film -- a family Christmas movie called "I'll Be Next Door For Christmas."


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That Christmas Movie



PO Box 50201
Studio City, CA 91614


Jay Kogen
Jay Kogen
Executive Producer

Winner of four Primetime Emmy® Awards (nominated for 14), he wrote/produced "Frasier," "The Simpsons," "Everybody Loves Raymond," and many more. He's currently Executive Producer on the hit Nickelodeon show "School of Rock."

David Willis
David Willis
Director / Writer / Producer

Writer for network TV shows like "Cybill" and "Caroline in the City," Mr. Willis has written & directed numerous award-winning short films, videos, and plays. President of United States Motion Picture Company LLC for the last 3 years. Writer, producer, director .

Geralyn Flood

Geralyn Flood

Casting Director / Producer

Winner of Outstanding Achievement in Casting from the Casting Society of America, Ms. Flood has cast studio films, as well as for all the major networks. Her industry contacts ensure access to the best talent possible.

Donald Markowitz

Donald Markowitz


Winner of an Oscar® and Golden Globe® for the smash hit song "I've Had the Time of My Life" from "Dirty Dancing," he will contribute his musical talents to the soundtrack of the film.

Tom Shell

Tom Shell

Line Producer

His resume lists over 30 feature films, and Tom has worked on many budget levels. He brings creative as well as hands-on production skills to the film to bring it in on time and under budget.

Jenna Park

Jenna Park

Associate Producer

A Development Coordinator for two years at NBCUniversal International Studios, she's currently a creative consultant on a new studio pilot and an MFA candidate at Loyola Marymount University.


That Christmas Movie
Jul 12, 2017

Maximum Number of Shares Offered subject to adjustment for bonus shares

Maximum $100,000 of Revenue Participation Rights  ($100,000)

Minimum $10,000  of Revenue Participation Rights ($10,000)

That Christmas Movie LLC

Corporate Address
P.O. Box 50201, Studio City, CA 91614

Description of Business
Produce and market a motion picture.

Type of Security Offered
Revenue Participation Rights
Purchase Price of Security Offered

Minimum Investment Amount (per investor) 

Company Valuation

Valuation Methodology
We have not undertaken any efforts to produce a valuation of the Company. The price of the shares merely reflects the opinion of the board as to what would be fair market value. It is based on the cost of producing and marketing the motion picture.

Irregular Use of Proceeds

"The Company might incur Irregular Use of Proceeds that may include but are not limited to the following over $10,000: Vendor payments and salary made to one's self, a friend or relative; Any expense labeled "Administration Expenses" that is not strictly for administrative purposes; Any expense labeled "Travel and Entertainment"; Any expense that is for the purposes of inter-company debt or back payments."



Update for That Christmas Movie!

Dear Investors in That Christmas Movie — 

Again, thank you for your investment and for helping us reach $226,100. We’re going to put your dollars to good use to get you the movie you deserve.

We have some good news and some slightly disappointing news.

The not-as-good news is that we are not going to be able to release the film in the 2017 holiday season as we’d hoped we could. Our hoped-for release date was aggressively ambitious, but in the end we just didn’t get quite enough investment dollars to make it in time.  We’re bummed about this, but that’s (quite literally) show business, so we must pivot and adapt.  Not to worry, there are many holiday seasons to come, and many chances to profit from the film. If we let little delays like this get us down, well, we wouldn’t have made it this far in the business!

The good news is twofold:

  1. We still plan to film this year — the target start date is November. That means we don’t have to rush now, we will have plenty of time for postproduction and to ramp up publicity for a 2018 holiday release. But you won’t have to wait for the holiday season of 2018 for revenue because when the film is finished in the spring, we will sell off the foreign rights for a cash infusion. 
  2. We have launched a new Equity Crowdfunding campaign on another site with a whole new group of investors to draw from. Our StartEngine experience was very satisfactory and we have fond memories of our campaign here, but we feel that moving to another site is the right strategy for us now, in order to gain exposure to more investors. 

Many of you entered our contest to act in a role in the movie, and that is ongoing. We are planning to launch more exciting contests, giving away Christmas trees, ornaments, wreaths, Christmas sweaters, etc. Prizes worth thousands of dollars.  And we’re also going to have more opportunities for you to get involved in the film. Do you like to sing or know someone who does? Well, we’re planning to have a contest for some talented person to sing on the soundtrack of the movie!  And there’s even more to come. Not only are we crowdfunding the money to make the movie, but we want to come to the crowd for some talent to be in the movie.

Thank you again for all your support. We were raising $10,000 a day for the last ten days of the campaign, so clearly the enthusiasm for our plucky indie Christmas movie is out there! If we reach that pace again, then our campaign will end in a month and we can start getting into preproduction.

Please spread the word about the wonderful Christmas movie you’re all making with us, and remember — only 153 days to Christmas!

— David Willis

The continuing Equity Crowdfunding campaign for That Christmas Movie is now live if you CLICK HERE


Don't Miss Out -- Final Hours To Invest In That Christmas Movie!

Hello all. That Christmas Movie fundraising campaign ends tonight, July 11th, at midnight PST!

This is your last chance to get in on an amazing opportunity to join more than 470 people just like you who've invested over $187,000 so far.

How often do you get to be part of filmmaking history? We are the VERY FIRST feature length film in the United States to be made this way.  The first one to allow you to become part of an Oscar and Emmy award-winning team, and to give you the chance to make money every holiday season, year after year, decade after decade from the movie's profits.

Movie distribution experts estimate $3.2 million in sales for our film over two holiday seasons. And with only an $850,000 budget, you can see how profitable it could be. With those sales, investors would more than double their money in less than two years.*  

If you've already invested, please let your friends and colleagues know about this timely opportunity, or consider increasing your investment.

Only hours to go before this investment opportunity closes!

*(Note: although these estimates are based on industry-standard projections, we cannot guarantee those returns. Please read all disclaimers and investment documents carefully before investing. Use only risk capital.)


Only two days left to invest in That Christmas Movie! The round is closing.

If you've been thinking about investing in That Christmas Movie, the window of opportunity -- and the the round -- is closing.

Come join us on this grand Christmas adventure, and have the chance to make money every Christmas season for decades to come!

Click here to invest. 

Time is running out!


Only 6 days left to invest in this round!

Better scoot on over and invest before this round is over!

Don't miss out -- only 6 days left to get in on this round!

Remember, early investors get an extra 15% on their return.

Visit our campaign now!



We are so grateful to our early investors, that we want to reward them with… more returns! We've just added a new perk, the Early Investor Bonus: 

Everyone who has invested so far in this round will now get an additional 15% return on their investment before the producers begin to get their share.

And this will also apply to anyone who decides to invest during the rest of this round — which closes on July 11th.  This perk applies to anyone who invests $100 or more. (Hey, that's every investor!) 

Yes, you heard right — all investors this round now get 115% return on their money first.  

So if you’ve been thinking about investing, or increasing your current investment, you now have 15% more reasons to do it.  We want to thank you for being an early investor and believing in our family Christmas movie.

This is just our way of celebrating a little Christmas in July!

"That's right, little boy, this paper says all investors now get 15% more return!"


Perks Are Now More Affordable!


Perks have been updated as of June 29, 2017. There is now no limit to the number of investors who can claim a particular perk, and some perks have had their requirements reduced and so are easier to claim -- especially tickets to the premiere. (If you qualified for a perk before, you still get that perk.)  If you did not qualify before, you may now qualify based on the investment you already made -- it's completely retroactive. 

Of course, your investment may be increased should you desire to claim a higher perk. Your investment total is cumulative.

We made this change to reward all our early investors. We greatly appreciate your investment, and look forward to making this journey with you all!

  • $100 - $499. Exclusive behind-the-scenes peek via newsletter and super secret videos during production. 
  • $500 - $749. Exclusive online live Q&A with the director, producers, and cast (cast subject to availability). Includes the exclusive behind-the-scenes peek during production.
  • $750 - $999. A personalized Christmas card to you signed by the cast, director, and producer. Includes the exclusive behind-the-scenes peek during production, and online Q&A.
  • $1,000 - $1,999. One ticket to the premiere and afterparty in Los Angeles.  You get to walk down the red carpet with the stars!  Time and date TBD.  You’ll have to provide your own travel and accommodations.  Includes the exclusive behind-the-scenes peek during production, online Q&A and signed Christmas card.
  • $2,000 - $9,999. Two tickets to the premiere and afterparty in Los Angeles.  You get to walk down the red carpet with the stars!  Time and date TBD.  You’ll have to provide your own travel and accommodations.  Includes the exclusive behind-the-scenes peek during production, online Q&A and signed Christmas card.  
  • $10,000-$24,999. "Affiliate Producer" credit on IMDB and/or our website, and since you're an Affiliate Producer, you get to visit the set while we're filming! You and a guest get to meet the cast and crew and hang out.  (Filming date/location TBD.) Four tickets to the premiere and the afterparty in Los Angeles, where you can walk down the red carpet with the stars. (Time and date TBD.) Includes the exclusive behind-the-scenes peek during production, online Q&A, and Christmas card. You will have to provide your own travel and accommodations. 
  • $25,000+ "Co-Executive Producer" credit onscreen and on IMDB. And you get to visit the set while we're filming! You and a guest get to meet the cast and crew and hang out. (Filming date/location TBD.) Four tickets to the premiere and afterparty in Los Angeles, and you get to walk down the red carpet with the stars! (Time and date TBD.) Includes the exclusive behind-the-scenes peek during production, online Q&A, and Christmas card. You will have to provide your own travel and accommodations.

Here's a random Christmas cat picture. I guess they got a scooter for Christmas.


Only 2 Weeks Left To Invest In That Christmas Movie!

Hello investors, and those following That Christmas Movie on StartEngine.  We hope you're having a good summer so far, like this snowman family. (Now you know where snowmen and their families go in the summer.)

Just wanted to let you know that our campaign ends on July 11, so there are only 2 weeks left to invest!

If you're still on the fence about investing, or thinking of increasing your investment, here are four good reasons to become part of our filmmaking family:

  1. You’ll be working with a team has an Oscar, a Golden Globe, and 4 Emmys for "The Simpsons" and "Frasier" (and nominated for ten more besides).
  2. You’re supporting independent and family films.
  3. Potential for high return in just one Christmas season.
  4. This 23-second video clip from producers David Willis and Jenna Park will remind you who comes first on this movie:

If the video doesn't play for you, you can watch it here instead.


Celebrity Cat Has Joined the Cast!

Hello, everyone.

A cat (by the name of Parsley) plays a small but crucial role in the plot of the film, and we are delighted to announce that we have signed one of the most adorable cats on the internet to play the part of Parsley: Lil Bub!

Because Lil Bub is (a) adorable, and (b) has 5 million social media followers -- so we're not the only one who like her.

We're so excited that we made a special Lil Bub page to highlight her involvement in the movie. If you or someone you know is a cat lover -- then please send them here for more info.

Lil Bub is a special needs pet (you can find more about her here). So we're donating a portion of the producer's profits from the film to Lil Bub's Big Fund to the ASPCA. (BTW, this does not affect the investor's share at all.) 


That Christmas Movie is Conducting a Close on Their Offering

That Christmas Movie has exceeded their minimum funding goal and are continuing to accept investments through 7/11/2017.

Per their offering terms, and because their equity crowdfunding campaign has now exceeded the minimum funding goal by over 986%, they have decided to conduct a closing on 6/29/2017. If your funds have cleared you will have up until 48 hours prior to this closing to cancel your investment. If your funds have not yet cleared by this date, then you will be part of the next closing if and when your funds do clear.


Reached 100% of first goal!

We are very pleased to announce that we have reached $100,000 in investments. We are well on our way to making "I'll Be Next Door For Christmas!"

We have begun the process of raising the limit to $1,070,000.  Until that process is final, the investment page will show that "$100,000+" has been raised, even though more investor money is being added all the time, and the total continues to grow.  We continue to accept investments, and all new investor money will go into escrow as usual. 

So please continue to spread the word about our movie.

Our sincere thanks to all our investors.

-- David Willis

p.s. More exciting news to come soon!




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