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We spend time with a second generation oyster farming family as they deal with the changes happening within their local environment.
We spend time with a second generation oyster farming family as they deal with the changes happening within their local environment.
201 backers pledged AU$ 25,392 to help bring this project to life.
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    Daily Oyster Shots

    Each day we will update with a new virtual oyster shot recipe. You can have as many of these shots as you like. Every dollar counts so thank you for being part of the project.

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    A big HIGH FIVE us.

    We'll give you a big HIGH FIVE and a HUGE welcome to the 'Oyster' community. Thank you so much for your support.

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    Your name on the big screen

    Your name up on the big screen showing that you are a part of our 'Oyster' community and that you have supported our film 'Oyster'.

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    Your own copy of the film

    We'll email you a downloadable copy of 'Oyster' once it is completed with your name in the credits and add you as part of our 'Oyster' community.

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    Adopt an oyster

    We will name a baby oyster after you and email you a photo of your adopted youngster as well as a downloadable copy of 'Oyster' once it is complete, add you to the credits and make you a part of the "Oyster' community.

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    Pledge AU$ 75 or more About US$ 52

    DIY home oyster kit (Australia)

    We will send you a voucher for a half a dozen Sydney Rock Oysters from Merimbula Gourmet Oysters, a hand turned oyster shucker by Mackay woodworker John Danvers, a downloadable link to the film 'Oyster' once it is complete, a big thank you in the credits and make you a part of our 'Oyster' community.

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    DIY home oyster kit (USA)

    We will send you a voucher for a half dozen oysters from Bluff Hill Cove Oysters, Rhode Island, USA, a New Haven shucker from R. Murphy Knives in MA, USA, a downloadable link to the film 'Oyster' once it is complete, a big thank you in the credits and make you a part of our 'Oyster' community.

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    Pledge AU$ 250 or more About US$ 172

    Oyster Tour (USA)

    An 'Oyster Tour for Two' with Sebastian of 'Humboldt Bay Oyster Farm' looking and learning about oyster and clam nursery operations on Humboldt Bay in California, USA.

    You'll also get a downloadable link to the film once it is completed along with your name in the credits and will become a part of our 'Oyster' community.

    * Tour to take place April 22, 2017 5:30 - 7:30pm
    ** Transport to Humboldt Bay not included.

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    A Day on the Farm

    A 'Day for Two' on the farm with the Boytons and filmmaker Kim Beamish.

    You'll go out on the lake, turn some bags, take in the scenary and learn a little about oyster farming all before lunch. Then have lunch with Kim Beamish at the local.

    You'll also get a downloadable link to 'Oyster' once it is complete along with a big thank you in the credits. And having spent time on the lake you'll have become a very special part of our 'Oyster' community.

    ** Transport to Merimbula not included
    *** Date to be confirmed

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    Oyster Dinner

    Dinner for two hosted and cooked by filmmaker Kim Beamish, a former chef, on the balcony with the above view.
    Enjoy an oyster appreciation course from Merimbula Gourmet Oysters farmers, Dom and Pip, while touring the oyster lease as the sun goes down before dinner.

    You'll also get a downloadable link to the film once it is completed along with big thank you in the credits. And probably get deck duties within our 'Oyster' community having spent time on the lake and eaten with us all.

    *Location in Merimbula to be confirmed 
    ** Transport to Merimbula not included 
    *** Date 12 November 2016

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    Oyster Dinner and a Night

    A weekend for two at 'Sea la Vie Merimbula' along with an oyster appreciation course from Merimbula Gourmet Oyster farmers, Dom and Pip.

    Followed by dinner looking out over Pambula Beach cooked by former chef and now filmmaker Kim Beamish.

    You'll also get a downloadable link to 'Oyster' once it is complete along with big thank you in the credits and we'll probably have to give you Captain's status within our 'Oyster' community having spent so much time with us all.

    *Location in Merimbula to be confirmed 
    ** Transport to Merimbula not included 
    *** Date 12 November 2016

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    Pledge AU$ 100 or more About US$ 69

    Oyster on the wall - Cindy Johnson

    Australian artist Cindy Johnson has been hand drawing and painting oysters on her houseboat on the Hawkesbury River in NSW since seeing disease wipe out many oyster farms in her area.

    Cindy has kindly donated several of her pieces which can all be found on the updates page.

    You will also get a downloadable link to 'Oyster' once it is completed, a big thank you in the credits and will become a big part of our 'Oyster' community.

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    Oyster on the wall - Nadine Robbins

    A limited edition signed 15x15 inch print of one of US artist Nadine Robbins amazing oyster paintings that you can hang on your wall and salivate for oysters each time you look at it.

    A high quality image of Nadine's amazing 'Oyster Pearl' painting can be found on the updates page.

    You will also get a downloadable link to the film once it is completed, a big thank you in the credits and will become a big part of our 'Oyster' community.

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    Oyster on the wall - Mervyn Beamish

    Australian artist Mervyn Beamish is the father of Kim Beamish, director of 'Oyster', and he has kindly donated prints of his piece 'Jurien Bay'. Painted while travelling through Western Australia.

    A high-quality image of 'Jurien Bay' can be found on the updates page.

    You will also get a downloadable link to the film once it is completed, a big thank you in the credits and will become a big part of our 'Oyster' community.

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    Oyster Tour (Australia)

    An 'Oyster Tour for Two' cruising the picturesque natural wonder of the beautiful Pambula river estuary in NSW eating oysters and learning all about them aboard Captain Sponge's oversized oyster punt.

    You'll also get a downloadable link to the film once it is completed along with your name in the credits and will become a part of our 'Oyster' community.

    * Dates and time to be set. 
    ** Transport to Pambula not included.

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