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$7,550 pledged of $100,000 goal
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By Clark Schaffer
$7,550 pledged of $100,000 goal
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About

What We’re About

We are about making independent films. Films that strive to excite, surprise, and even make you think. But most of all, we are about making films with YOU. Kickstarter is just the source we need to get (for lack of a better word) a kick start. Clark Schaffer, the brain-child behind this project, has created special effects in Hollywood for decades. He is now in pre-production on his own creation, Cleverer. To keep the budget low, Schaffer is reverting to his days of traditional model making rather than relying on CG effects. His ability to recreate reality in model form has earned him much respect in the industry. He has also recruited the talents of other professionals that are either donating or assisting with their time at a much-reduced cost because of their belief in this project.

What About the Project?

Cleverer is the story of a man that discovers a world-changing, technological advancement through an accident spurred by the deceit of a former employer. Through a testing phase he brings an unwitting participant into the fray. Along with his friends, they race against time to keep the rights to the invention while at the same time putting things back in order. Did you hear the one about the Irishman, the Hillbilly and the Clown? You’ll soon learn the answer to this question.

What About the Rewards?

In return for your generous donations various “rewards” are being given. We are offering some really unique rewards that cannot be found anywhere else. In a giant game of Eeny-Meany-Miney-Mo, we are giving away an X-Wing Fighter model pulled from the original molds used in the Star Wars Episode IV film. There is also a studio-quality Star Destroyer up for grabs. All of this in an attempt to raise the $100,000 we need to finish the film. There are also some incredible rewards even for the smallest donation.

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    Your name credited on the official ClevererTheMovie.com website and a Private Access code to view special updates during production.

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    Previous reward plus a reproduction storyboard panel, suitable for framing.

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    Previous reward plus a signed DVD copy of the movie when it is released, and your name on the Special Features DVD end credits.

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    Previous rewards plus an Associate Producer credit on the end scroll and a production art print embossed and signed, suitable for framing.

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    Previous rewards plus a signed film script of the movie and your name placed on the Plaque of Thanks at Schaffer Studios. In addition, your name will be placed in a special drawing to receive a 4’ studio quality model of a Star Wars Star Destroyer built and designed by professional special effects artist Randy Cooper.

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    Previous rewards plus a stitched production crew baseball cap. Not only will your name be in the drawing to win the Star Destroyer, but you will also have your name placed into a drawing to win a model of an X-Wing Fighter pulled from the original mold used for Star Wars.

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    Previous rewards plus a limited edition model of the LumleyPort. Names will also be entered into the two drawings for the $250 and $500 rewards.

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    Previous rewards plus a limited edition Memory Book (hardbound edition) of behind-the-scene photos and commentary. Names will also be entered into the two drawings for the $250 and $500 rewards.

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    Previous rewards plus a reproduced special effects collectable model from the actual production (of eBay sellable quality). Names will also be entered into the two drawings for the $250 and $500 rewards.

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    The Grand-Daddy of all prizes. Previous rewards PLUS Producer credit at the beginning of the film. We will also fly you, or a person of your choice (within the Continental US), out for an appearance in the film, and an all-access pass to the set in Utah. Package includes airfare, hotel stay for one-night, two-day set access and meals. Hard to pass up a deal like this! (For those outside the Continental US, you can pay your way to any International airport within the Continental US and we will pick up the tab from there) Names will also be entered into the two drawings for the $250 and $500 rewards.

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Funding period

- (90 days)