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I am honored to let you all know that A Man, Buried is kicking ass and taking names on the Festival Circuit thus far. It slayed the Northwest College Film Festival, and took home best short film at Seattle True Independent Film Festival. Last week it took home the Audience Choice Award from the Film Fringe Tour, Hollywood. HOLLYWOOD!
Next up it's Edinburgh, Scotland for the second stop on the Film Fringe tour, and in September it will be playing on the third and final stop of that tour in Philly.
We have submitted the film to dozens of Film Festivals and we'll be keeping everybody updated via the Facebook page so stay tuned, and please spread the link around to all of your friends. We are working to get sponsors to travel with the film and the larger our influence, the more likely the sponsors will be to help us out!
Finally, the date has been set, and all of our "Actors Anonymous" backers will be attending the Tony Doupe one day acting intensive July 22nd! The class roster is actually stacked with some amazing local talent and it is going to be a killer day for sure!
Thank you all for your continued support and don't forget to help us get the FB page rolling.
Today, Chris Taylor and I attended the Northwest College Film Festival at Shoreline Community College where over 30 films were shown. Many of you may not know, but Chris is a student at Art Institute Seattle. (One of the eligibility requirements for NWCFF is you must be a student film maker)
I couldn't be more happy to tell you that A Man, Buried came away from the night with the BEST FILM AWARD. YES! The very first festival has been a great forsight for things to come! Thank you family for getting us here! More to come next weekend at Seattle True Independent Film Festival on May 6th at the Grand Illusion Cinema when AMB screens along side "QWERTY" and "knot". Please help us sell out the block of movies. Tickets are on sale here:
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The "6 Pack" pledge level - For backers pitching in twenty dollars or more for a beer run, (no we won't buy beer with your contribution) we will add you to our social networking shout out sections. With your pledge and you will receive a copy of the DVD! Please allow enough time for festival screening before receiving your copy, which will take up to one year.Estimated delivery:
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The "Half Rack" pledge level - Because 6 beers are never enough, a half rack gets the buzz going on the AMB pledges. In addition to the 6 Pack rewards, you will receive an original 24x16 movie poster by cinematographer/editor Chris Taylor. Also, we will publish a link to the business or artistic endeavor of your choice. As our network grows, so will yours! Don't forget to share the link with 10 of your friends!Estimated delivery:
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"The Case" pledge level - You're not just messin' around now. You're serious about your brew and thankfully, about this movie! At the case level, you've got enough to share with your new friends, Rick Walters, Producer, and Chris Taylor, cinematographer/editor. With this generous donation, you will receive all the above rewards, PLUS the invitation to see the screening with your new buddies when it premiers locally and find out what light weights the two of them truly are. Don't forget to share the link with 10 of your friends!Estimated delivery:
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"The Pony Keg level" - Saddle up, you're in for a wild ride at this level! In addition to getting all the aforementioned rewards, you'll wrangle in a special edition DVD with director commentary, as well as honorable mention at the Seattle Premiere party. Join the Adventus staff at their Kiosk at the event, where there will be a seat waiting just for you! This will be your chance to hitch your wagon (inside joke) at one of the most important events in this film's life cycle.Estimated delivery:
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"Actor's Annonamous Pledge Level" This exclusive Reward is good for a one day acting intensive with the star of "A Man, Buried" Tony Doupe (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0235417) at his house! Work on your monologue, cold reading and two-person scenes and get notes from the man on how to hone your craft. Wait! that's not all! Leave the day with an HD copy of your final performance filmed on location at the Doupe Estate. This one is going to fly of the shelf so better get it while the gettin's good! Don't forget to share the link with 10 of your friends!Estimated delivery:
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"A Moment of Clarity" pledge level - Welcome to the Associate Producer chair! Had you been on set, you would have sat behind the monitor, watching as the director and DP hashed out details of each shot and exchanged banter with our lovely makeup artist Rachael Wagoner, but instead, you will receive Associate Producer credit in the final pressing of our DVD (or Blu-ray if you so choose), which will be screened at festivals! Sit and meet with us during your VIP access to the cast and crew screening. That's not all. Producer Rick Walters and cinematographer Chris Taylor will hand sign your 36 x 24 AMB movie poster. Don't forget! Share the link already! 10 times!Estimated delivery:
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$500.00 "Sobriety" pledge level - You've come out of your haze, and clearly see that pledging is the best thing you can do for all involved. You've worked the twelve steps, and landed on the big commitment. With it comes big rewards. Not only do you collect all the booty from the previous levels, we'll also treat you to the red carpet package! In your new life, you'll be known as an Executive Producer of AMB! You're rewarded with a chance to help shape the distribution route of the film. Have an idea? Pitch it to the staff and help AMB go the distance. On top of that, we will submit to ANY film festival in the world of your choice, provided AMB meets its requirements. You happen to be from the small town of Locust Grove, Arkansas? Guess what, they got themselves a film festival too, and so do thousands of towns around the world. Get your new film "A Man, Buried" represented!Estimated delivery:
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