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Award-winning film about Ryan & Amy Green, who created an unusual and poetic video game about their son with cancer.
Award-winning film about Ryan & Amy Green, who created an unusual and poetic video game about their son with cancer.
875 backers pledged $40,017 to help bring this project to life.

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    VIRTUAL HIGH FIVE! We'll send you a personal e-note thanking you for your contribution.

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    LOTS OF THANK YOUS!

    + 1 special extra scene from the film
    + a personal e-note
    + Thank you on our film's website AND on social media platforms.

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    SEE THE FILM IN NEW YORK

    + 1 NYC opening week ticket to Thank You For Playing (March 18-24, transportation not included) 

    + 1 special extra scene from the film
    
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    EXCLUSIVELY FOR "THAT DRAGON, CANCER" KICKSTARTER BACKERS

    + Digital download of the film for personal 
use
    + 1 special extra scene from the film 

    + "Thank you" on social media and website

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    PRE-ORDER THE FILM

    + Digital download of the film for personal use
    + Film's original soundtrack as digital download
    + 1 special extra scene from the film
    + "Thank you" on social media and website

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    DELUXE FILM DOWNLOAD

    + Digital download of the film for personal use
    + Film's original soundtrack as digital download
    + 11x17 poster signed by the filmmakers!
    + Exclusive film button
    + 1 special extra scene from the film
    + "Thank you" on social media and website

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    GET A SIGNED DVD/BLU-RAY

    + Blu-Ray or DVD of the film for personal use, signed by the directors!
    + 1 special extra scene from the film
    + "Thank you" on social media and website

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    INVITATION TO VIRTUAL PREMIERE

    + Invitation to a private online screening event of the film during theatrical opening week
    + Exclusive access to a private online extended Q&A with directors and game team following the online screening
    + Everything at the DELUXE DOWNLOAD level!

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    DELUXE DVD/BLU-RAY EDITION

    + Blu-Ray or DVD of the film for personal use, signed by the directors!
    + a personal thank you note from the directors
    + original film soundtrack as digital download
    + 11x17 poster signed by the filmmakers
    + exclusive film button
    + 1 special extra scene from the film
    + "Thank you" on social media and website

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    THE FILMMAKER EDITION

    + Digital downloads for personal use of the filmmakers' back catalogue, made up of THREE (!) feature-length films: Thank You For Playing + Call Me Kuchu (Directed by Malika) + Building Babel (Directed by David)
    + A "Thanks" credit on IMDB.com
    + original soundtrack as digital download
    + 11x17 poster signed by the filmmakers
    + exclusive film button
    + 1 special extra scene from the film
    + "Thank you" on social media and website

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    PLAY THE GAME! THE GAMER EDITION

    + Digital download for personal use of Thank You For Playing
    + Digital download of the That Dragon, Cancer video game
    + Exclusive access to a behind-the-scenes website that features unique extras from the game and the film, including extra scenes, Lost Levels: scripts, notes, and Twine prototypes from game scenes that didn’t make the cut; Absent Art: a collection of 3D concept art images depicting scenes not in the game; and Team Talk: a curated collection of team conversations throughout development
    + A "Thanks" credit on IMDB.com
    + Original film soundtrack as digital download
    + "Thank you" on social media and website

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    PLAY THE GAME! + GET THE BLU RAY
    + Digital download of film for personal use
    + Signed DVD/Blu-Ray of Thank You For Playing
    + Digital download of the That Dragon, Cancer video game
    + Exclusive access to a behind-the-scenes website that features unique extras from the game and the film, including extra scenes, Lost Levels: scripts, notes, and Twine prototypes from game scenes that didn’t make the cut; Absent Art: a collection of 3D concept art images depicting scenes not in the game; and Team Talk: a curated collection of team conversations throughout development
    + A "Thanks" credit on IMDB.com
    + Original film soundtrack as digital download
    + "Thank you" on social media and website

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    YOUR OWN PERSONAL Q&A WITH THE FILMMAKERS

    + Private 20 minute Skype Q&A with the filmmakers
    + Digital download of the film for personal use
    + Original film soundtrack as digital download
    + 11x17 poster signed by the filmmakers!
    + Exclusive film button
    + 1 special extra scene from the film
    + A "Thanks" credit on IMDB.com
    + "Thank you" on social media and website

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    YOUR OWN PERSONAL Q&A WITH THE GAME TEAM:

    + Private 20 min Skype Q&A with the That Dragon, Cancer team (+ the filmmakers too if you'd like!)
    + Digital download of the film for personal use
    + Original film soundtrack as digital download
    + 11x17 poster signed by the filmmakers!
    + Exclusive film button
    + 1 special extra scene from the film
    + A "Thanks" credit on IMDB.com
    + "Thank you" on social media and website

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    **NEW REWARD LEVEL**

    PERSONAL Q&A WITH FILM AND GAME TEAM + GET THE GAME AND FILM

    + Private 20 min Skype Q&A with the That Dragon, Cancer team + the filmmakers
    + Digital download of film for personal use
    + Signed DVD/Blu-Ray of Thank You For Playing
    + Digital download of the That Dragon, Cancer video game
    + A song made just for you by our film's composer!
    + Exclusive access to a behind-the-scenes website that features unique extras from the game and the film, including extra scenes, Lost Levels: scripts, notes, and Twine prototypes from game scenes that didn’t make the cut; Absent Art: a collection of 3D concept art images depicting scenes not in the game; and Team Talk: a curated collection of team conversations throughout development
    + Original film soundtrack as digital download
    + A "Thanks" credit on IMDB.com
    + "Thank you" on social media and website
    + 11x17 poster signed by the filmmakers!
    + Exclusive film button
    + 1 special extra scene from the film

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    BE OUR SPECIAL GUESTS AT THE NYC THEATRICAL PREMIERE

    + 2 NYC theatrical premiere tickets (any night of opening weekend, March 18-20)
    + Invitation to be the directors' special guests at the NYC opening night party
    + Digital download of the film for personal use
    + 1 special extra scene from the film
    + Original film soundtrack as digital download
    + 11x17 poster signed by the filmmakers!
    + Exclusive film button
    + "Thank you" on social media, IMDB.com and website
    (travel not included)

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    HOST A SCREENING + FILMMAKER Q&A [DISCOUNTED RATE FOR NON-PROFITS]

    + Screen the film a group at your non-profit organization with this one-time public screening license
    + Your own Q&A with the filmmakers (in-person for NYC, via Skype outside NYC). This discounted rate is for any non-profit organizations, including hospices, churches, etc
    + "Thank you" on social media, IMDB.com and website
    (More info on the public screening license can be found to the left, under "Can I host a screening at my school, gamer group, church or company?")

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    GNOMON WORKSHOP SUBSCRIPTION ($500 VALUE) + FILM + GAME

    ​+ A one-year subscription to the full Gnomon Workshop library (gnomonworkshop.com), which offers professional training for visual effects and video game artists. Generously donated by The Gnomon Workshop!
    + Digital download of the game
    + Digital download of the film for personal use
    + Film's original soundtrack as digital download
    + 1 special extra scene from the film
    + "Thank you" on social media and website

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    HOST A SCREENING + FILMMAKER Q&A:

    + Screen the film for a group at your school, company, or organization with this one-time public screening license
    + Your own Q&A with the filmmakers (in-person if in NYC, via Skype if outside NYC)
    + "Thank you" on social media, IMDB.com and website
    (More info on the public screening license can be found to the left, under "Can I host a screening at my school, gamer group, church or company?")

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    EDUCATIONAL COPY

    + Educational or institutional copy of the film that your school, company or organization can keep and screen in perpetuity for in-house group screenings
    + "Thank you" on social media, IMDB.com and website
    (More info on this reward level can be found to the left, under "Can I host a screening at my school, gamer group, church or company?")

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    EDUCATIONAL COPY + TALK WITH FILMMAKERS

    + Educational or institutional copy of the film that your school, company or organization can keep and screen in perpetuity for in-house group screenings
    + Skype/in-person post-screening chat with the filmmakers (travel not included)
    + "Thank you" on social media, IMDB.com and website
    (More info on this reward level can be found to the left, under "Can I host a screening at my school, gamer group, church or company?")

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    DOCUMENTARY WORKSHOP

    + Three-hour personal documentary workshop with the directors and/or our impact producer Laura Vigilante (about any aspect of filmmaking, incl rough cut feedback, or for organizations looking to make documentary videos about issues they cover) (in-person if in NYC area, otherwise this will be done via Skype)
    + one-time public screening license
    + "Thank you" on social media, IMDB.com and website

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    HANG OUT WITH US AND THE GAME TEAM

    + 2 NYC or LA or Denver theatrical tickets (dates TBD)
    + Be our guests for drinks with the film and/or game team in one of the above cities - this will just be between backers at this level and us!
    + 11x17 poster signed by the filmmakers!
    + Original film soundtrack as digital download
    + Exclusive film button
    + "Thank you" on social media, IMDB.com and website
    (travel not included)

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    HAVE DINNER WITH US AND THE GAME TEAM

    + 2 NYC opening week tickets (March 18-20)
    + Join us for a private dinner in New York with the film and/or game team - just between backers at this level and us!
    + Original film soundtrack as digital download
    + 11x17 poster signed by the filmmakers!
    + Exclusive film button
    + "Thank you" on social media, IMDB.com and website
    (travel not included)

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    HOST A SCREENING + FILMMAKER SEMINAR

    + Screen the film for a group at your school, company, or organization with this one-time public screening license
    + The filmmakers will be in attendance to lead a two-hour seminar or masterclass on any aspect of documentary filmmaking
    + "Thank you" on social media, IMDB.com and website
    (travel & accommodation to be provided separately by your organization)

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    THANK YOU FOR PRODUCING!

    + You'll receive an Associate Producer credit!
    + 2 tickets to NYC/LA/Denver theatrical release
    + Hang out with the filmmakers and/or game team as a special guest in any city we're in for the film's theatrical release - we'll stay in close touch with you!
    + Invitation to premiere party in NYC
    + Everything at the DELUXE DOWNLOAD level
    (travel not included)

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