EMPIRE WAIST — Film Production (Summer 2021)


Writer/Director Claire Ayoub is turning her upcoming feature film EMPIRE WAIST into a graphic novel for teen girls everywhere. In addition to telling the story of five teen girls learning to love their bodies through fashion design, the graphic novel will include an education section dedicated to discussing body image and self-worth through the perspective of the story's beloved characters—all illustrated by the talented Vicky Leta.

To learn more about the film, visit www.empirewaistfilm.com

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    lauren | $10.66

    it isn't much, but I hope it helps :)

    Allie Diehl | $100

    I’m so proud of you Claire!!!

    Kaden | $25

    You rocked it AND your hair looked great today!

    Elizabeth Moncure | $26.19

    Go Empire Waist! :)


    Very excited to hear more about your script and filming!! Love watching the process to create your film!

    Steve | $26.19

    Take my money!

    Wendy Hilboldt | $250

    Jane Condon | $100

    Keep going, Claire! We all believe in you!


    Jane Schaffer | $50

    Philip Henson


    So proud of you Claire! Can't wait to see this gem of yours on the big screen!

    Nick Domino | $50

    For making my elementary bus school rides so much more enlightened.

    Noreen DiRocco | $259.11

    You go Claire! I knew you would!

    Jeann Gnuse | $100

    Karin Robinsantos | $52.07

    Sallome | $50

    Looking forward to all of the designers of "junior" wear to get ready for the young women ready to live this in real life!

    Jen Spindel | $52.07

    GO CLAIRE!!! You're amazing and I can't wait to see everything you do!

    Erin Raab

    ❤️ Claire you are amazing! You got this. Can’t wait to be at the premiere ;) xoxo


    So proud of you, Claire. Can't wait to see Empire Waist in theaters. - Boafoa

    Darcy Kupferschmidt | $103.83

    Claire, your commitment to a diverse and fairly paid cast is inspiring! So excited for you!

    Gloria | $10

    Love what you're doing and wish I could give more -- keep it up!

    Bridget Goodbody | $25

    Go get em, Claire!

    Kristen Fleming | $50

    Break a leg, Claire! It has been so exciting to see your success. Cannot wait to see the film!!

    Jane Condon | $500