16mm Films Digitized
We are very excited to announce that, thanks to your extra support, we have digitized the original 16mm films from the Mergenthaler Linotype Company!
These films were educational and sales films for the Linotype company and were given to us by someone we interviewed for the film. He had received the films from the person that had purchased all of the assets of the Linotype hot metal company when it went out of business.
Here a few screen shots from the films. We will be releasing more information about the films in the future.
Doug, Jess and Brandon
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Thank you postcard: Letterpressed postcard mailed to you for your support of the film.Estimated delivery:
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Digital download of the film: A download of the final film (iPhone resolution, no extras or bonus features).Estimated delivery:
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Physical copy of DVD and small poster: A pre-order of the final film (including all extras and bonus features). Along with the the DVD, you will receive a 6.5" x 10" letterpressed poster.Estimated delivery:
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"Linotype: The Film" Linotype slug: Along with the DVD & small poster, you will receive an actual "Line-o-type" metal line of type cast on the Linotype with the name of the film. Set in 14pt. Memphis Bold on a Model 5 Linotype.Estimated delivery:
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Limited-edition 11.5" x 19" poster: Along with the DVD, small poster and Linotype slug, you will receive a limited-edition two-color letterpressed poster printed, signed and numbered by the director.Estimated delivery:
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End credit "Thank You" - Along with the DVD, small & large posters, and Linotype slug, you will have your name listed in the end credits of the film as a supporter of the film. Your name on the silver-screen!Estimated delivery:
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Personalized Linotype metal slug & T-Shirt: Along with everything in the $250 package above, you will receive a customized metal slug of your choosing. It can be your name, your website, or anything that isn't too crass (limited to 45 characters including spaces). T-Shirt is printed on a high-quality, sustainable shirt in your size.Estimated delivery:
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Assistant Producer credit: Along with the above rewards, your name or company will be listed as "Assistant Producer" at the end of the film.Estimated delivery:
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Producer credit: Along with the above rewards, your name or company will be listed as "Producer" in the film.Estimated delivery:
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