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The lovable Jewish prophet is pulled over on DUI charges during Passover. Stars Brian Markinson & Melanie Nicholls-King.
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    Disciple!
    The warm, fuzzy feeling that comes with knowing you're helping a passionate group of filmmakers create a high quality film. We'll also include your name under "Kickstarter Supporters" on the film's website.

    As well, your support will be acknowledged on the film’s page located on the Canadian Short Screenplay Competition’s website: www.screenplay-contest.com.

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    Bubbeleh!
    Includes the above incentive and a PDF of "The Art of Elijah the Prophet" featuring concept art, character designs and storyboards by indie comic illustrator Dave Franciosa. You will also get complimentary PDF eBooks of Volume’s I, II & III of the CSSC’s top three winning scripts since 2008, including 2010/11’s 1st place winner, ELIJAH THE PROPHET.

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    Zeiskeit!
    Includes the above incentives and access to an exclusive behind-the-scenes blog that will feature updates, production photos, etc. from the cast and crew before, during and after principle photography. Also, get a mp3 download of the film's soundtrack including the hit song “Lazy Man” by soundtrack contributor and recording artist Olds Sleeper.

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    Limited Edition: Get a complimentary entry to the Canadian Short Screenplay Competition. That's cheaper than entering directly, and as a bonus, you're helping support independent Canadian film. What's not to love?

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    BLACK FRIDAY SALE! - To celebrate Black Friday and the success of the campaign, we're offering up a special pledge level that gets you a digital download of the film and a PDF of the script!

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    Mishpacha!
    Includes the above incentives and a Digital Download of ELIJAH THE PROPHET, a Special Edition PDF digital download of all copies and drafts of the ELIJAH THE PROPHET screenplay, a limited edition ELIJAH THE PROPHET postcard with a personalized thank you note from the filmmakers and your name in the Special Thanks portion of our credits.

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    Landsman!

    Includes the above incentives, plus a Special Edition DVD (includes the film ELIJAH THE PROPHET, as well as behind-the-scene docs, interviews and commentaries not available elsewhere), plus an exclusive signed and numbered one-of-a-kind on-set production polaroid/still capturing the hilarity and antics of the cast and crew, in addition to a digital download of the entire ELIJAH THE PROPHET scrapbook collection featuring ALL of the on-set stills!

    Also, a hard copy of the screenplay, signed by the writers: Zach & Jesse Herrmann, and if you email us a picture of yourself, concept artist Dave Franciosa will draw a picture of you as a Prophet!

    Plus, one (1) complimentary entry to the 2011/12 CSSC (valued at up to $75.00 and must be used before January 31st, 2012). (CSSC entry is transferable to another family member or friend that is a screenwriter).

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    Mensch!
    Includes the above incentives, plus access to the invitation-only cast & crew, family & friends screening in Toronto, ON. Popcorn included. (Travel and accommodation not included).

    Also receive a DVD containing all 3 previously produced CSSC award winning short films and festival darlings: “Rusted Pyre”, “Minus Lara” and “Seeing in the Dark”.

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    Limited Edition Incentive! - Get an original commissioned portrait painting (12x16 canvas) from our talented concept artist, Dave Franciosa. You pick the subject, he does the rest! Only two available, so get 'em while they're hot.

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    Gadol Hador!
    All the above incentives, plus Two (2) tickets to the official world premiere of ELIJAH THE PROPHET, after which the filmmakers will happily buy you a celebratory drink. Maybe two. Mazel Tov! (Travel and accommodation not included).

    In addition, David Cormican will personally read and provide coverage for any one (1) screenplay (short or feature film script up to 120 pages). (Transferable to other family members or friends that may be budding screenwriters).

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    All the above incentives, plus get a limited edition ELIJAH THE PROPHET bobble head AND become an Associate Producer! IMDb credit, access to festival screenings as an official part of the crew (including parties - fancy!), and the ability to see the film before the public in a private $1000+ pledger screening. (Travel and accommodation not included).

    Also, in addition to the script coverage provided in the previous pledge level, David Cormican will provide a 45-minute phone (or Skype) consultation to discuss further development/next steps on your film project/script or just to kvetch. (Transferable to other family members or friends that may be budding filmmakers).

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    Prophet!
    All the above incentives, plus at this pledge level, you become a Co-Producer on the film, which means IMDb credit, access to festival screenings as an official part of the crew (including parties - fancy!), on-set visitation privileges (Travel and accommodation not included).

    You will also get a special edition flask engraved with a line of dialogue from the film (your choice between the following Elijah spewed classics):
    “Only in between every other breath.”
    “Quiet please. I’m conjuring lightning.”
    “You are messing with some serious Old Testament shit.”

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    Messiah! - You're now an Executive Producer!
    Corporate sponsorship/client level includes all the above incentives, plus: Have your product (supplied by you) prominently featured in the film! (Must fit within the context of the script and not detract from the story).

    In addition, you (or your company) will receive "Produced in Association With" in the film’s credits section along with up to maximum Two (2) Executive Producer credits on a shared card in the credits, plus all the above incentives.

    You will also be included in viewing in-progress rough cuts of the film via FTP or secure online screening, your company logo featured in the tail credits of the film and on all print material related to the release of the film, including The Art of Elijah the Prophet.

    You will be mentioned in all press releases associated with the film, and we will happily mention you in all filmmaker talkbacks or Q&As where permissible.

    We will also list your graphic logo and hyperlink to your company’s website under the sponsorship and partners page on the official CSSC website for 1 year minimum and permanently on the ELIJAH THE PROPHET dedicated page.

    You will also be entitled to a walk-on role for you or one member of your family (Travel and accommodation not included).

    Last but not least, you will be eligible for a market badge at both the Cannes Film Festival (Cannes France, May) and Worldwide Short Film Festival (Toronto, June). (Travel and accommodation not included)

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    The Answer to Our Prayers!
    All the above incentives, plus become a Producer! We’ll schlepp you to Toronto for the filming of ELIJAH THE PROPHET. This includes One (1) round trip economy airfare from anywhere in North America to Toronto, ON plus 2-3 nights accommodation in downtown Toronto, ON in the historic and charming Distillery District to attend the filming of ELIJAH THE PROPHET.

    Plus, you will get to attend dinner with the filmmakers in Toronto’s Distillery District the night before filming. It is not wise to go filming on an empty stomach, you know... L’Chaim!

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