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This project's funding goal was not reached on June 20, 2012.

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                    SHAKE THE LAKE

Logline - In a new town, a wakeboarder's pursuit of the endless summer with his best friends, brings him face to face with his own shortcomings and sets him on a mission to find love and  his direction.

Pitch – It’s “Out Cold” on water. 

Short Synopsis – Callun and his friends enjoy easy summers of fun on the lakes of Michigan. When Callun gets kicked out of his lake house he convinces his friends to join him on an adventure to a new lake in Arizona. But things are much different in Arizona and the guys must adapt to their new surroundings. The beautiful Nika helps them get settled in and together they attempt to bring the loose based wake community together by throwing a huge end-of-summer wakeboard competition.

Tentpole – This being the first and only wakeboard movie you can guarantee an industry-wide following and supportive and loyal fans. 


Donations will go towards the marketing and promotion of the film. We need to print our executive summaries, travel and communicate to the wake companies and spread all of our materials around Hollywood. We're asking for $12,500 which will allow us to cover our concept artists and pre-visual designer fees so we can get the film production ready. Any extra that is raised will go toward the inclusion of the action sports communities involvement in the project and hiring key people to help put in the leg work while the film is in development and pre-production. Cheers and thank you for your contribution and support. SHAKE THE LAKE - ZB, MB - ELEVATED


  • Most definitely NOT!!! We came up with a solid storyline and loveable fun characters. The plot of the film could stand on it's own. It's a bonus (a REALLY BIG BONUS) that we can set all of the above into the extreme sports community and wakeboard sport and culture.

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  • Shake The Lake was inspired by actual wakeboarding culture and Wake events/competitions. First and foremost we wanted to capture an accurate depiction of the lifestyle and feel of the riders, fans, events and companies involved. We didn't set out to make an R or a PG movie, we just wrote down the best story we could and in our opinion it sits right in the middle at PG-13. It has enough edge to keep the street credit high but there's nothing that would keep the youngsters from having a good time watching the film. We want this film to do to wakeboarding what "The Fast and The Furious" did to import cars.

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    Pledge $5 or more
    About $5 USD

    3 backers

    Sunbather - Every donation is important to the project, just as every donor is important to us. A five dollar pledge gets you a shout out on the films facebook page and we'll email you some exclusive behind the scenes work from the movie.

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    Pledge $10 or more
    About $10 USD

    4 backers Limited (96 left of 100)

    Spectator - The first 100 spectators will get the privilege of seeing the official Shake The Lake website before it goes live to the community. *hint - they're be goodies (interviews with pro-riders and such) AND we have a limited amount (100) of secret prizes we'll be getting to you.

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    About $25 USD

    0 backers

    Grom - You will receive a personalized thank you on an Official SHAKE THE LAKE postcard from the production team and we will personally email you some of our behind the scenes and work-in-progress pictures.

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    Pledge $50 or more
    About $50 USD

    1 backer

    Land Shark - A personalized thank you on an official SHAKE THE LAKE postcard and an Elevated Sticker. We'll also email you our executive summary. You'll have access to the tools and tricks we'll be using to convince the studio heads to fund a big budget Wakeboard Movie. You'll also get a SHAKE THE LAKE t-shirt from El3vated Clothing Company.

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    Pledge $100 or more
    About $100 USD

    8 backers

    Marina Worker - You get everything from the Land Shark package plus a SHAKE THE LAKE Hoodie from El3vated Clothing Company.

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    Pledge $500 or more
    About $500 USD

    0 backers Limited (100 left of 100)

    Wake Skater - Everything from the Marina Worker package plus a limited edition fine-print, autographed copy of the screenplay. We'll also include some amazing artwork custom made for the movie.

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    Pledge $1,000 or more
    About $1,000 USD

    1 backer

    Wakeboarder - Everything from the Wake Skater package plus an hour long skype meeting with the production team to talk about the film. We recommend this package for industry people or water sports companies who might have some input for the movie.

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    Pledge $5,000 or more
    About $5,000 USD

    0 backers

    Lake Shaker - You are a bonafide, legit, sicky gnar, dub-steppin fiend. And we want to talk shop with you. You'll get everything from the Wakeboarder package plus a special look at our pre-production and development process. We'd recommend this package for people or companies who have a strong desire to influence the way the Wake Community is portraited in the film.

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Funding period

- (60 days)