The completion of a dark comedy, seven years in the making, of letters, loves, and how soul mates make the strangest of bedfellows.
Thank you one and all for helping us hit our goal at the 54th hour.
We will still be live and rolling until January 15th at midnight. So if there are more who would love to be part of this tribe then join in. All are welcome.
Kirsten and Camila
Rabbit Stories is a feature length dark comedy that is comprised of three short films that happen simultaneously and are connected by a bad poem about a rabbit.
~ the chicken or the egg ~ Meet Ted and Kate, a miserable suburban couple who's marriage implodes whilst battling for the affections of a secondhand motorcycle.
~ the story of mac ~ Meet Mac and Lila who fall in love through plexiglas as Mac counts his days on death row.
~ in the backyard of his holi vrindavin ~ Now meet Nadine, who endures a torturous and ridiculous spiritual purification process by ashram cult members in hopes of settling an old score with her long lost father...the cult leader.
Love is painful, beautiful, heart-wrenching, life-altering but mostly…love is weird.
the plot thickens
The making of Rabbit Stories is practically a film within itself. It took a year to develop the script, four years to shoot and two years to edit. There were three cinematographers (one per section), two production designers, one awesome costume designer who lives on the opposite coast, four editors, and one choreographer. We had ten lead characters, over a hundred extras and supporting roles including a biker gang, death row inmates, and loyal devotees and used close to 40 locations from NYC to North Haven, Connecticut. When you have little money you make up for it with time. And in the end, it will have taken seven years to complete this film.
Being that Rabbit Stories is almost totally self-financed, the well has finally run dry and the cupboards are bare. And we need to finish the last of post-productions that is mainly...SOUND. Sound design, editing, mixing, foley, ADR, score, music rights, musicians for score...you get the picture. Studio time is expensive, sound designer's time and expertise is expensive and musicians need to be paid for a job well done.
By now you know how Kickstarter works. But if not, I'll reiterate: This is an all or nothing deal. We need $10,000.00 to complete this little engine that could. And we either hit that goal or get nothing. Just look to your right on the screen and scroll down to see the list of gifts that we offer.
Our own Susanna Raeven, who embodied the role of Nadine Weinstein, has a full organic skin care line. She will be making a limited edition of "Rabbit Stories" lip balm that everyone needs for the coming cold months.
Leo Gibran, the amazing Brazillian illustrator and cartoonist has designed a "Rabbit Stories" t-shirt and canvas tote bag. Check out this artist's brilliant work by clicking below.
Recording artist Scott Matthew is offering a personally autographed CD which contains the song "Amputee" from the film. You can hear his song "Ornament" in our Kickstarter video as well.
And EVERYONE, no matter what size of your contribution, will have their name listed in the credits.
And now you get to be part of this...the story of Rabbit Stories.
We thank you so much
And because there is no one who doesn't love a good bloopers and out-takes reel...we made one! After 4 years of filming a comedy, you are BOUND to get a few great laughs.
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
pledged of $10,000 goal
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Dec 7, 2011 - Jan 15, 2012
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Your name in the credits. And our supreme gratitude.Estimated delivery: Jan 2012
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Limited edition organic "Rabbit Stories" lip balm with the " made by our lead actress's company, Raven Crest Botanicals. AND your name in the credits.Estimated delivery: Mar 2012
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Limited edition organic "Rabbit Stories" lip balm by Raven Crest Botanicals. A personalized love poem written for you from our beloved heroine, Kate Humble. AND your name in the credits.Estimated delivery: Mar 2012
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A "Rabbit Stories" T shirt with illustration by Brazillian cartoonist Leo Gibran. Check out his link provided in the blub. His work is amazing! AND your name in the credits.Estimated delivery: Mar 2012
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A DVD of "Rabbit Stories". And limited edition "Rabbit Stories" lip balm by Raven Crest Botanicals... AND your name in the credits.Estimated delivery: Apr 2012
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A "Rabbit Stories" canvas tote bag with illustration by Brazillian cartoonist Leo Gibran. And a DVD of "Rabbit Stories". AND your name in the credits.Estimated delivery: Apr 2012
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We call this...THE FULL BAG. It contains: The canvas "Rabbit Stories" Tote bag, Raven Crest Botanicals limited edition "Rabbit Stories" lip balm, A personalized love poem by Kate Humble, A "Rabbit Stories" T-shirt with illustration by Leo Gibran, A DVD of the film. AND your name in the credits.Estimated delivery: Apr 2012
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THE FULL BAG! Containing: The canvas "Rabbit Stories" tote bag, Raven Crest Botanicals limited edition lip balm, A personalized love poem by Kate Humble, A "Rabbit Stories" T-shirt by Leo Gibran, A DVD of the film, AND an autographed copy of the recording artist Scott Matthew's CD that contains the song "Amputee" as seen in the film. AND your name in the creditsEstimated delivery: Apr 2012
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You will be listed as Associative Producer for "Rabbit Stories" as well as all the gifts that have been listed above.Estimated delivery: Apr 2012
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You will be given an Executive producer credit for "Rabbit Stories". This means that you will now be listed on IMDB. And of course, all the gifts that have been listed above.Estimated delivery: Apr 2012