a sincere debt of gratitude to all those who backed us on kickstarter -- the response has been overwhelming and was a thrill to get over the finish line so swiftly. so, first and foremost: THANK YOU. we needed the support and we got it.
we will be able to utilize all continuing pledges as we know that film is not an inexpensive endeavor and the more resources we accrue the more things we will be able to do. bret, paul and myself are not taking any money for fees (in fact just the opposite, like you we are personally contributing) and everyone involved has cut their rate, which means that this is going on the screen.
thanks to all, keep it coming and continue checking for updates, casting announcements and other canyons news as we move toward our start date.
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Help us cast the film! You will be given access to a private link on www.LetItCast.com that will allow you to vote on our casting finalists. Plus BOTH poster downloads!Estimated delivery:
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"The Canyons" DVD when it is released -- and we will send you a PRINTED copy of both posters, plus you get to help us cast "The Canyons", and the digital poster downloads.Estimated delivery:
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Everything mentioned above, but a Blu-Ray of "The Canyons" instead of a DVD. And one of your posters gets autographed by Bret Easton Ellis another by Paul Schrader.Estimated delivery:
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Two tickets to attend a private cast & crew screening and Q&A of "The Canyons" in Los Angeles or New York. (transportation and lodging not provided) -- Your choice of Blu-Ray or DVD copy upon release. -- Plus all the aforementioned perks.Estimated delivery:
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"The Canyons" SCRIPT PACKAGE: Personalized autographed copy of "The Canyons" script. (Ellis and Schrader) Binded and complete with artwork cover, your script will be one of a kind and durable. Plus all the perks from above.Estimated delivery:
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SCHRADER FAN PACKAGE: Same as "The Canyons" script package, but add any one autographed script from the Schrader canon. (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001707/)Estimated delivery:
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BRET EASTON ELLIS FAN PACKAGE: Same as "The Canyons" script package , but add a personalized autographed copy of Imperial Bedrooms (paperback)Estimated delivery:
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B.E.E. HARD PACKAGE: Same as above, plus Vintage personalized autographed copy of American Psycho, and Hardcover Imperial Bedrooms copy.Estimated delivery:
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B.E.E. Paper Package: Receive everything in the Canyons Script Package, plus personalized autographed copies of Less Than Zero and American Psycho! (paperback)Estimated delivery:
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20 Minute SKYPE SESSION with Bret or Paul - Questions about The Canyons, American Psycho, Raging Bull? Now is your chance. Plus your choice of The Schrader Fan Package or the Bret Easton Ellis Fan Package.Estimated delivery:
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TWEET YOUR SHORT FILM! Bret Easton Ellis and Braxton Pope will watch your short film, tweet their honest thoughts AND the link to their combined 390,000 followers/fans! (Facebook too) -- Special Thanks in the closing credits -- Plus everything from "The Canyons" script package and above!Estimated delivery:
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PRODUCER'S COFFEE: We're not gonna call it a pitch meeting, but...Braxton Pope will meet you in LA and bring you an exclusive autographed script with a 1 of 1 cover created from an on set photograph nobody else in the world will have. -- Special Thanks in the closing credits -- You and a guest get to attend the cast and crew wrap party! (transportation and lodging not provided) -- Plus everything else in "The Canyons" script package.Estimated delivery:
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CINEPHILE PACKAGE: Everything in the Schrader Fan Package in addition to one more autographed script (Taxi Driver and Raging Bull?) -- Plus you'll have a choice of one framed autographed photo of a legendary Film director from Paul's personal collection. (Truffaut, Kazan, Coppola, Lucas, Wilder, Bergman, Woody Allen, Oliver Stone, Polanski, Cassavettes, Capra, Forman, Huston and more to choose from) First Pledge, First Serve! http://flickr.com/gp/thecanyonsfilm/M4z12o (please list a top 5 choices) -- Special Thanks in the closing creditsEstimated delivery:
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LIVE TWEET YOUR FEATURE FILM: Festival or TV premiere? -- Bret Easton Ellis and Braxton Pope will Livetweet (approx 20 tweets) their honest thoughts on your film at the time of your choosing to their 390,000 followers/fans, hopefully helping you trend worldwide! They will also post about your film on their Facebook pages. -- And everything in "The Canyons" script package. -- Special Thanks in the closing creditsEstimated delivery:
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TRAIN WITH BRET: Train alongside Bret Easton Ellis and his personal celebrity trainer Christian Graham for a week. Package includes three hour long workouts, access to supplements and consultation. -- Associate Producer credit on the film -- B.E.E Paper Package.Estimated delivery:
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LAST TEMPTATION LUNCH: Special Framed commemorative photos from Last Temptation of Christ signed by Martin Scorsese, (to Paul) given to you at a personal lunch with Paul (NY or LA) http://flickr.com/gp/thecanyonsfilm/c683H7 -- Associate Producer credit on the film -- Two tickets to the cast and crew wrap party (LA) -- Canyons set visit in Los Angeles (appear as extra if desired) -- Transportation and Lodging not provided -- -- Everything from the Cinephile package (sans photo) -- Handwritten thank you letter and on set photo from Bret and Paul, along with a shout out in the Making of the Canyons video.Estimated delivery:
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Bret Easton Ellis will read and review your novel and have that review appear on an international blog or website. (TBD) -- Associate Producer credit on the film -- You will also receive an autographed hardcover of every novel in Bret's canon. -- Two tickets to Wrap party -- Handwritten thank you letter and on set photo from Bret and Paul, along with a shout out in the Making of the Canyons video. -- Everything in "The Canyons" script packageEstimated delivery:
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Have your script covered by Paul Schrader: -- Notes to be delivered in person (NY or LA) or skype -- Associate Producer credit on the film -- You will also receive 5 autographed copies of any script Paul has written plus everything in "The Canyons" script package. -- Handwritten thank you letter and on set photo from Bret and Paul, along with a shout out in the Making of the Canyons video. -- Two tickets to Wrap partyEstimated delivery:
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PRIVATE SCREENING PACKAGE - Host a private screening of The Canyons with Bret Easton Ellis and Braxton Pope -- Bret and Braxton will attend a private screening in your hometown. (within 500 mile radius of Los Angeles) They will also bring you a one of one version of the script and both film posters signed by Paul, Bret and available cast members. -- B.E.E. Paper package -- Associate Producer credit -- Two tickets to the wrap party.Estimated delivery:
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DE NIRO'S MONEY PACKAGE: -- Receive a moneyclip that was autographed by Robert De Niro and given to Paul on the set of Taxi Driver. http://flickr.com/gp/thecanyonsfilm/8cjH6U -- Paul Schrader's shooting script at the end of filming. -- Dinner with Paul -- Canyons set visit in Los Angeles (appear as extra if desired) -- Handwritten thank you letter and on set photo from Bret and Paul, along with a shout out in the Making of the Canyons video. -- You will also receive everything in the above Paul Schrader package.Estimated delivery:
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