Clips from Earthdance. T-shirt art unveiled; Archive Info.
Greetings wonderful supporters!
We are thrilled with the progress in our kickstarter campaign. Now that the pledges have slowed a bit, I'm going to share with you some clips from one place where we have done a lot of filming, Earthdance -a US mecca for contact improv, located here in Western Massachusetts where our production is based. We hope these clips will inspire others to pledge who haven't yet done so, and encourage others to upgrade their pledges.
Our filming has included dozens of dances and interviews at Earthdance. Here we share a tiny sample. You'll also get a rough idea of what the T-shirt looks like for $25 or more pledge, and you'll learn what will be found in the archives for a premium membership pledge of $95 or more.
The archives online will include our extended interviews with Steve Paxton, Lani Nahele, Martin Keogh, Eckhard Müller, Mirva Makinen, Asaf Bachrach, Rythea Lee, Brando Brandes, and others. The archives will also include gorgeous, extended footage from a Moab post-jam desert encampment, behind the scenes clips for our core production, much bigger chunks of workshops than can fit in the feature film, and many other delights yet to be unveiled. If you love doing and thinking about contact, I am pretty sure you're going to want access to this trove of goodies. (If you previously pledged a lower amount, yes, of course, we will honor all upgrades.)
If you’re thinking of pledging please do it now! The sooner we are assured of meeting the baseline kickstarter goal, the sooner I can begin to hire on people and get the editing process underway. It would be AWESOME if we could meet the $7500 goal by the end of this week. As soon as we meet that goal and are assured of funds, I am going to hire on an editor. I would love to get the editor onboard in December so that we have ample time to prepare for our meetings with broadcasters at the end of January!
Please share this latest video with friends,help me launch the next wave of momentum.
I am deeply grateful for your support.
Contact Improvisation: An Intimate Dance
Kickstarter campaign address:
pledged of $7,500 goal
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Nov 29, 2011 - Dec 30, 2011
Pledge $7 or more
Our gratitude, and online access to a short, sweet and poetic video of dancers from France and Boulder, CO in the living room of Earthdance.Estimated delivery: Jan 2012
Pledge $15 or more
Our gratitude, the pleasure of knowing you are supporting our production, and online access to both the "living room" video described above, and at least twenty minutes of excerpts from interviews with some contact improv teachers and leaders from around the world.Estimated delivery: Jan 2012
Pledge $20 or more
ONLINE ACCESS TO THE FINISHED FILM. One month of online streaming access to our finished film once it's done, for home use only. You get to pick the month, beginning with completion of the film, anticipated Sept 2012.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $25 or more
T-Shirt Designed by Susan Arnsten-Russell.Estimated delivery: Jan 2012
Pledge $30 or more
DVD of the film when it is done, for household and personal use only.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $50 or more
DVD of the film when it is done, for household and personal use, and T-shirt designed by artist/dancer Susan Arnsten-Russell. (T Shirt available January 2012, DVD estimated Sept. 2012)Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $60 or more
ONLINE ONLY, PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP. You get access to the archives and behind the scenes footage as in the $95 reward, one month streaming access to the finished film once available for home use as in the $20 reward, but no tshirt or DVD.Estimated delivery: Jan 2012
Pledge $95 or more
Premium Membership. Includes all of the above, plus exclusive access to an online archive of behind the scenes videos, archival footage, and interviews.Estimated delivery: Jan 2012
Pledge $175 or more
License for a single time educational or institutional screening of our film and related archival materials. Buy it for a school, a public library, a dance studio...Estimated delivery: Feb 2013
Pledge $250 or more
Special Thanks! Your name in the credits with Special Thanks, plus all of the premium membership perks.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $350 or more
Buy a license for unlimited educational screenings and classroom and student usage of our film and related archival materials. Buy it for a school, a library, a dance studio... includes institutional access to premium membership site available January 2012 and screening rights, Feb. 2013.Estimated delivery: Feb 2013
Pledge $1,000 or more
Associate Producer - Your name in credits as Associate Producer, plus all of the gifts for premium membership.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $10,000 or more
In Association With [Your Name Here]! Participate in the creative process of the film. Your name in lights. Major karma and pride and our project.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012