UPDATE: Gimme The Loot wins SXSW grand jury prize for best narrative feature
A very brief message to say that we are very excited to share the news that our film won the GRAND JURY for narrative feature prize at SXSW last night!
Your continued support has been integral to our success, thank you thank you thank you.
Much love from the GIMME THE LOOT TEAM!!!
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Thanks for the high-five! There are 1,743miles between New York and Austin. Think you can encourage more to give us high-fives for each mile of our journey?Estimated delivery: Mar 2012
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MAKE OUT! Here's your chance to hook up with the stars! You'll receive a video of Ty Hickson, Tashiana Washington, Meeko, or writer/director Adam Leon "air" making out with you, hot and sloppy style. Plus we'll thank you on the website.Estimated delivery: Mar 2012
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MUSIC! A mix tape from Nicholas Britell, our versatile and fantastic composer, which includes his own original compositions for the movie as well as other works that inspired the film.Estimated delivery: Apr 2012
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TICKET! Show NY decision-makers that this film should be seen! Pre-buy a ticket to a screening in New York and you'll receive a ticket for its theatrical run or at a private event. Thank you on the website and air make-out video.Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
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PRINTS! Photographer Grace Sidney Difford visited set and took some very special shots of our production. You will receive one of four original prints, each one in a guaranteed limited series of 5. Click here to see the photos. Thank you on the website and air make-out video. Link to photographs on offer to the left. Link to your choice of photographs: http://gimmethelootmovie.com/post/18078834759/kickstarter-in-preperation-for-our-kickstarterEstimated delivery: May 2012
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PRINTS + MUSIC! You'll get one of Grace Difford's amazing prints (limited series, see above prize) AND the mix cd plus the air make and website thank you. Quite the bundle.Estimated delivery: May 2012
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POSTER! Graphic artist and graffiti legend Greg Lemarche designed our original teaser poster. You will receive one poster, signed by the artistEstimated delivery: Apr 2012
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THANK YOU IN THE CREDITS! Your chance to be a part of Gimme the Loot immortality - get your name in the credits, a mix cd, ticket to a NY screening and an air-make out video.Estimated delivery: Jun 2012
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FUN CREDIT! Working on a movie is hard. Getting a crew credit on Gimme the Loot? Easy! All you have to do is fork over some hard earned dough and you can be either our Fight Choreographer, Stunt Coordinator, CGI Supervisor, Matte Painter, Assistant to the Traveling Secretary, or Upholsterer. - get your name in the credits, a mix cd, ticket to a NY screening and an air-make out video.Estimated delivery: Jun 2012
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ROCK SEEN BOOK: Bob Gruen has chronicled the rock world through his famous photographs (including the iconic John Lennon NYC portraits) for over forty years. Personally donated and signed by the artist. http://www.rollingstone.com/music/photos/photos-new-york-dolls-led-zeppelin-debbie-harry-green-day-and-more-20110808 “The official monograph of rock and roll’s most famous photographer, Rock Seen is a must-have for all rock fans.”—RollingStone.com “Gruen had a front-row seat to the rise of many rock legends [from] Elton John to Green Day.”—New York PostEstimated delivery: Apr 2012
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NYC TOUR! Sam Soghor is not only an actor, producer, and our location manager, he's also a licensed NYC tour guide and expert on the hidden treasures of the city. Sam will cater an outer borough tour to your interests, and you are guaranteed to uncover new discoveries, learn fascinating history, and be entertained by a funny, unique, and charming native New Yorker! Check out the video if you don't believe us - Also get a thank you in the credits, a mix cd, ticket to a NY screening and an air-make out video.Estimated delivery: May 2012
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TATTOO! The one and only Meeko, is the king of tattoos (watch our video to see). He will personally go with you to get your very own tattoo while getting one himself, and we will document the experience in a short film made by Adam Leon. An amazing once in a lifetime opportunity and a story you'll tell your grandkids as they'll sit in awe and realize they will never be as cool as you. - Also get a thank you in the credits, a mix cd, ticket to a NY screening and an air-make out video.Estimated delivery: Apr 2012
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NYC PREMIERE: Oh, we gonna do this up in style! We will pick you and a guest up and head to the NYC premiere of GIMME THE LOOT at the prestigious NEW DIRECTORS/NEW FILMS festival. In addition, that same weekend you'll join writer/director Adam Leon and at least one cast member for a world class meal. AND get your name in the credits. Fancy pants or what?!Estimated delivery: Mar 2012
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ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: Your chance at the big time! You will receive an Associate Producer credit on the credits and imdb. Power lunches, casting couches, Beverley Hills mansions, celebrity hook-ups to surely follow (but not included).Estimated delivery: Mar 2012
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THE STAR TREATMENT! We will fly you and a guest from anywhere in the U.S. to NYC, pick you up at the airport, put you up in a top hotel for two nights, take you and your guest out to a Gimme the Loot-style dinner with the director and cast, and provide two tickets to our NYC premiere. If you cannot make the premiere, we will work with your schedule and host a private screening of the movie. All other prizes valued at less than $1000 can also be yours, as well as the Meeko tattoo. An amazing trip and phenomenal experience!Estimated delivery: Apr 2012