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Oct 23, 2015 7:30 PM ET

Archived: 37 Problems: a story very close to my heart – a struggling 37 year-old screenwriter who isn’t married and doesn’t have kids

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 23, 2015

37 Problems

About The Project




37 PROBLEMS Episodes 1, 2, 3 were just accepted to The Austin Film Festival and Brooklyn Web Fest.  We’ve filmed 3 episodes and have 7 more to go. Digital content buyers are reading the script and we want to be able to show them a complete series as soon as possible!  To that end, we’re launching a crowd-funding campaign to raise funds for the remaining episodes.  We hope you’ll join our team!


37 PROBLEMS is a story very close to my heart – a struggling 37 year-old screenwriter who isn’t married and doesn’t have kids, is all about her career, until she finds out she has one egg left. Suddenly she has to find a guy to fertilize the egg, freeze the egg, or do nothing and live a different life than she imagined. (It’s a comedy!)

A couple years ago, a couple of friends froze their eggs and I wondered if I needed to max out my credit card and do that too?  When I asked my gynecologist, she said, “You’re never as young as you are today.” Thanks.  And yet, she’s right.  I always assumed I’d want kids “some day,” but some day is now.  And I’m not doing anything about it.  Except making a web series about it.

I wonder if that means I don’t really want kids? I wonder if I could have one on my own even if I did? I wonder if I’m going to run out of time while I’m wondering all of these things?

I know that if I’m asking these questions, other women are too.  I want to put our story on screen. To make something real, that’s also really funny. I want to help anyone working to figure this stuff out.  To say, you’re not alone, and we can get through this together.  It’s important to have a new point of view on motherhood, fertility, and the decisions around bringing new life into the world.  Be that a baby or a web series.  

When you contribute to 37 PROBLEMS you help bring our “baby” into the world. Thank you.  We can do this!


Contact Information:

Lisa Ebersole

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