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A mystery written, directed & produced by women! Starring Frankie Faison, Harris Yulin, Teddy Sears, Erin Darke and Catherine Eaton.
A mystery written, directed & produced by women: starring Frankie Faison, Harris Yulin, Teddy Sears, Erin Darke and Catherine Eaton.
A mystery written, directed & produced by women: starring Frankie Faison, Harris Yulin, Teddy Sears, Erin Darke and Catherine Eaton.
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This is a film about otherness.

The Sounding is a feature film that, after a long wild journey and a fantastic shoot, is almost ready to be released to the public.  Over the last 3 years, an inspiring team of writers, producers, directors, cast and crew have been working to bring this story to life. We're so close, with an anticipated premiere in early 2017, but there are a few things left to do:  finalize music, the color and titles, the publicity and artwork, and get ready for the festival circuit and finally distribution!  This Kickstarter campaign is to share with you a taste of what we have so far, what we need to get to the end, and to invite you to join us on this journey!

The Sounding is based on a woman's original idea.  It is co-written by a woman.  Directed by a woman.  Designed by women.  Produced by a team of women.  Stars a woman.  And tells the compelling story of an extraordinary woman who dares to live her own authentic life.  What better time to celebrate the unique, thrilling talent and unquenchable zest for life that lives in all of us?  The Sounding is part mystery, part love story, part drama, part adventure, part tragedy and 100% human story.  We are so thrilled to be able to share this original story with you, and inspire you to live your best life.  With your help, we'll be able to show this film to the world, and you'll be able to score some amazing rewards!  Thank you!

The Story.

Catherine Eaton as Olivia
Catherine Eaton as Olivia

Raised on a remote island by her grandfather Lionel, Liv has never spoken. When Lionel discovers he's dying, he calls his former protege, Michael, to the island and asks him to protect Liv's independence. That night, as Lionel is reading to Liv, his voice fails him. Liv picks up the book of Shakespeare and begins: first reading, then weaving her own language from Shakespeare's words. Michael discovers her speaking and commits her to a psychiatric hospital. She becomes a full-blown rebel in the hospital; her increasing violence threatens to keep her locked up for life. At a time when the world is at a tipping point regarding women's voices, LIV encapsulates that zeitgeist.

Teddy Sears and Key HMU Kelley Coleman
Teddy Sears and Key HMU Kelley Coleman

Why this film.

  • This is a film that is ultimately about otherness, at a time when we desperately need to connect and include the marginalized. 
  •  It is a film about mental illness at a time when in the United States alone our dependence on anti-depressants has more than doubled in the past ten years, and 42.3 million people suffer from some form of mental illness today (that's one in five!). 
  •  It's a film inspired by Oliver Sacks' humanity and curiosity about the mind, and Shakespeare's insights into the human condition. 
  • And its made by women, about a woman's journey through a male-dominated world. Which is not unlike the journey of a female director. But together we can move that needle in the right direction.
DGA study. Check out the tiny little green and yellow pieces of the pie.
DGA study. Check out the tiny little green and yellow pieces of the pie.
  •  And finally, our unyielding gratitude. "I can no other answer make but thanks and thanks and ever thanks..." - William Shakespeare
Head Prop Master Yoko Morishita
Head Prop Master Yoko Morishita

The finish line.

Every penny you generously back us with will be used for finishing the film and in preparation for the festival premiere (we are in the very final stage of post-production, having already shot and edited the film):  i.e. title design, music, final mix, final color, DCP creation, poster design, printing, hiring a publicist.  We've made every dollar we've spent so far stretch well beyond its means, and we promise to take care of yours especially. And if you'd like more specifics, please ask! You amazing people are bringing this project across the finish line, and we want you by our side in every way possible.

Our Cast.

We have assembled an amazing, award-winning cast to help us bring this story to life!  From familiar faces and veterans of the stage and screen, to exciting fresh faces and eager newcomers, every single member of our diverse cast brings something special to the film.  We can't wait for you to see the incredible work we've captured from these fine actors! Here's a sample of the talent involved:

  • Harris Yulin and Teddy Sears
    Harris Yulin and Teddy Sears
    • Harris Yulin - Training Day, Scarface, Fur, Clear and Present Danger, Place Beyond the Pines, Ghostbusters 2, Oppenheimer Strategies
    Teddy Sears
    Teddy Sears
    • Teddy Sears - 24:Legacy (upcoming), Masters of Sex, American Horror Story, Flash, Curve, Raising the Bar
    Frankie Faison and Catherine Eaton
    Frankie Faison and Catherine Eaton
    • Frankie Faison - Luke Cage, The Wire, Banshee, The Good Wife, Adam, Silence of the Lambs trilogy
    Deborah Rayne, Erin Darke and Catherine Eaton
    Deborah Rayne, Erin Darke and Catherine Eaton
    • Erin Darke - Good Girls Revolt, Love & Mercy, Kill Your Darlings, Still Alice
    • Deborah Rayne - The Book of Henry (with Naomi Watts, upcoming), The Affair, Blindspot, Nurse Jackie, Unforgettable, A Gifted Man, All My Children
    • Danny Burstein - currently starring on Broadway in Fiddler on the Roof, Boardwalk Empire, Transamerica, The Family Fang, 5-time Tony Nominee, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards Winner)
    • David Furr - TONY and drama desk nominations for Broadway's Noises Off, Odd Mom Out, Braindead, Royal Pains, Elementary
    • Lucy Owen - Miss Sloan (with Jessica Chastain, upcoming),  Billions, The Mend, Kelly & Cal, Elementary, The Good Wife

    Our Locations.

    We traveled hundreds of miles to capture the perfect locations for the film! Cast and crew braved the cold as we shot on a remote island twelve miles off the coast of Maine.  We basked in the splendor of a private estate on Long Island's North Shore.  We told ghost stories while we shot in an abandoned psych ward on Roosevelt Island. The use of these varied and authentic locations brings a raw beauty to The Sounding that will take your breath away!

    The Coast of Maine
    The Coast of Maine

     

    Long Island, NY
    Long Island, NY

     

    Roosevelt Island, NY
    Roosevelt Island, NY

     Our Rewards.

    Give rewards for the holidays!

    • ALL backers at the $30 level or higher will be emailed a groovy "Gift Certificate" for their reward by Dec 22nd for the holidays to print out or forward on if giving their reward as a gift!
    • Gift-wrapping! All reward headings marked with an asterisk (*) can be received (in whole or in part) gift-wrapped by the holidays within the United States!  This includes tote bags, Liv's gowns (image below), authentic props from the film, original sonnets, certificates for Associate Producer and Executive Producer credits, and more!

    The Authentic Gown, worn by Liv in the film:

    Each gown is individual, authentic, and was worn in the film. Designs and amount of writing will vary.
    Each gown is individual, authentic, and was worn in the film. Designs and amount of writing will vary.

     

    Assistant Karli Brea Eirich and Costume Designer Caitlin Conci designing the gowns and laying out the Shakespearean writing!
    Assistant Karli Brea Eirich and Costume Designer Caitlin Conci designing the gowns and laying out the Shakespearean writing!

    The Limited Edition Filmmaker's Tote Bag Design and images coming soon!

    Executive Producer Private Screening with champagne, wines, and upscale hors d'oeuvres and appetizers - location pictured above!
    Executive Producer Private Screening with champagne, wines, and upscale hors d'oeuvres and appetizers - location pictured above!

     

    Cinemax's "Banshee" Full Cast Autographed Poster donated by Frankie Faison, signed by Faison, Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic, Lili Simmons, Ulrich Thomsen, Hoon Lee and others!
    Cinemax's "Banshee" Full Cast Autographed Poster donated by Frankie Faison, signed by Faison, Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic, Lili Simmons, Ulrich Thomsen, Hoon Lee and others!

     

    The Flash's Jay Garrick Civilian Leather Jacket worn on the show by Teddy Sears!
    The Flash's Jay Garrick Civilian Leather Jacket worn on the show by Teddy Sears!

     

    "The Flash" Autographed Memorabilia Set, available in time for the holidays, shipped by Teddy Sears himself!
    "The Flash" Autographed Memorabilia Set, available in time for the holidays, shipped by Teddy Sears himself!

    Who we are.

    Creative Team behind The Sounding
    Creative Team behind The Sounding

     CATHERINE EATON (director / writer) Catherine is an award-winning director, writer, actor and producer. Watch for her upcoming projects: the half-hour edgy comedy ON THE OUTS (recipient of the Tribeca Channel Women’s Filmmaker program award THROUGH HER LENS) and the hour-long dramatic series HUNTING GROUND (a finalist for the Sundance Episodic Labs). She shares an Emmy Award with the team behind Bloomberg Television’s investigative report, “Deadly Brew: The Human Toll of Ethanol.” As an actor, Catherine has performed on Broadway (MTC, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center), across the country and on screen (Person of Interest, All My Children, Training Day, various indie films). Catherine studied at Cornell University and the University of MN/Guthrie. She is a member of Film Fatales (a global collective of women-identifying film directors) where she is on the Leadership Team, as well as NYWIFT, SAG/AFTRA and AEA. 

    Catherine is also a regular Kickstarter backer. Find her here and here.

    Catherine Eaton directing Frankie Faison
    Catherine Eaton directing Frankie Faison

    CAITLIN GOLD (producer) Caitlin is the Co-Founder of the independent film production company, Nine Lives Pictures, as well as the Manager of Sales and Distribution at Lionsgate after two years as the Head of Acquisitions with the distribution company, Candy Factory Films. She has produced numerous features, including the award-winning IMAGINE I'M BEAUTIFUL, 79 PARTS with Eric Roberts and Sandra Bernhard, INDIGO, starring Nicholas Brendon of Buffy the Vampire Slayer fame, and JUVIE. On the distribution side, she worked directly alongside Candy Factory’s CEO to develop the company’s brand as well as its pioneering release strategies, and is excited to be bringing those to Lionsgate on the home entertainment front. She is also one of the founders of The 51 Fund, an equity investment fund for films written, produced and directed by women. More on her here.

    JESSICA VALE (producer) Jessica is an accomplished television producer, post-supervisor and editor, working freelance for over 12 years. Originally from New Hope, Pennsylvania, Jess graduated from the film program at Temple University and moved to NYC. Her long-term clients over the past dozen years include work for NBC News, CBS News, The Weinstein Co., and more. Jessica is also a member of the NYC chapter of Film Fatales. Her feature directorial debut was the documentary Small Small Thing: The Olivia Zinnah Story about a young Liberian rape victim. The film won over 12 festival awards and Jessica received substantial media attention including appearances on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris Perry Show, Huffington Post Live and WABC NY’s Weekend Morning Show. The film was recently nominated for a One World Media Award. Find her here.

    DEBORAH RAYNE (associate producer) Founder of Rainy Day Productions, Deborah and her company love to champion original works. Rainy Day has developed several world premiere stage plays (Spirits of Exit Eleven, Chasing the River, Reparation) and is now committed to bringing exciting, original cinematic projects to life. Find her here.

    BRYAN DELANEY (co-writer / producer) Bryan is a screenwriter and playwright. The pilot script for his original TV drama series Jordan (co-created with Daniel Dowling) was selected as a BAFTA TV Drama Forum List winner and was a finalist for the Sundance Episodic Labs. Bryan is a winner of the BBC Writersroom Competition to develop new TV scripts for the BBC. Previously, Bryan ran the New Playwrights Program at The Abbey Theatre, Ireland’s national theatre. His plays have been performed across Ireland, the U.K. and the U.S.A. Works include The Seedbed (winner Aspen Institute/Theater Masters Visionary Playwright Award); The Onion Game (New York Stage and Film); The Cobbler (Katherine Cornell Award) and The Bohemians (Carnegie Hall). Bryan teaches scriptwriting at Harvard University and U.Penn. Learn more about him here.

    Bryan Delaney & Harris Yulin
    Bryan Delaney & Harris Yulin

    ALIKI PARASCHIS (producer / line-producer) An award-winning producer originally from Athens, Greece, Aliki is also a line producer and founder of the production company Adiuvo Productions. Since receiving her Masters Degree in Media Studies from NYU, she has produced numerous independent films, commercials, and music videos for broadcast television around the world. Many of these films, such as The Birthday Party, The Revolution Of Silence, Violet Tendencies, Thicker Than Water and Dagger have won awards at prestigious international film festivals such as the Festival De Cannes, the Thessaloniki International Film Festival (Greece), Berlin and the Black International Film Festival, as well as receiving theatrical release. Find her here.

    DP David Kruta on Monhegan Island, ME
    DP David Kruta on Monhegan Island, ME

    DAVID KRUTA (director of photography) An award-winning Director of Photography and the son of Czech political refugees, David has worked internationally shooting narrative and documentary feature films, short films, commercials, fashion and music videos. Credits include 2013 Sundance Competing feature film Concussion starring Robin Weigert (Deadwood) and Maggie Siff (Sons of Anarchy), 2014 Lower East Side Film Festival Audience Award Winner Sidewalk Traffic, starring Samm Levine (Inglorious Basterds) and Heather Matarazzo (The Devil's Advocate), and most recently was an International Cinematographer's Guild Emerging Cinematographer Award Winner two years in a row for Lullaby (2015) and Wallace (2014), starring Dallas Roberts (The Walking Dead) and Paul Sparks (House of Cards). David has shot for an extensive list of clients including Porsche, Mizuno, Canon, Gillette, Starbucks, Sony, Amtrak, Bose and Saturday Night Live. Find him here.

    Production Designer Rocio Gimenez
    Production Designer Rocio Gimenez

    ROCIO GIMENEZ (production designer) Born and raised in Argentina, Rocio is an Art Director and Production Designer based in NYC. With an intense passion for film and the fine arts, Rocio has worked in different mediums including paint, photography and, most recently, animation. After attending filmmaking at the National Institute of Art in Buenos Aires, she has studied cinematography and worked extensively with music videos, commercials, short and feature films. Find her here.

    MARCO PEREZ (editor) Marco began his career in his native Rome and has since cut all over the world. Marco studied film at Rome's Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, then began work as a commercial editor for directors Wim Wenders, Spike Lee, Joel Schumacher, and Ellen Kuras, among others. He is now a partner at the bi-coastal post-production house Union Editorial, known for its editors’ heavy involvement in feature film. In features, Marco cut X/Y (America Ferrera) nominated for a TFF Best Narrative Feature Award, and released nationally, You Can’t Win starring Michael Pitt and Jeremy Alan White (Shameless), and the documentary Uncertain which won the Maysles Documentary Award at TFF 2015. Find him here.

    SIDDHARTHA KHOSLA (composer) Sidd is a film and television composer and frontman, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter for critically acclaimed band Goldspot. Goldspot has released three albums and has been featured on TV shows ( most notably 'How I Met Your Mother', 'The OC', 'The Neighbors'), major brand advertising campaigns (Google, Target, Apple), and films (Basmati Blues w/ Donald Sutherland and Brie Larson, Today's Special w/ Aasif Mandvi). Sidd's songs have also appeared in trailers for How Do You Know (Reese Witherspoon), The Dilemma (Vince Vaughn), and Something Borrowed (Kate Hudson). Sidd's recent composing credits include Lionsgate drama "The Royals," (Elizabeth Hurley), the ABC show "The Neighbors" (Dan Fogelman, EP), and the new “Grandfathered” on Fox. Sidd is managed by Steve Nice (Nice Management & Consulting) and represented by WME. Find him here.

    MOONDRUNK (band) Comprised of Andrew Bancroft (Vocals, Guitar, Freestyle), Ashley Pérez Flanagan (Vocals, Beatbox, Ukulele) and  Yair Evnine (Cello, Production),  New York band MOONDRUNK may be the only "indie folk hop" group on Earth. Their music combines intimate songwriting, theatrical performance, and freestyle rap. The group has collaborated with Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda and Daveed Diggs, and John Medeski (Medeski, Martin, and Wood). Moondrunk has performed at Carnegie Hall, Joe’s Pub, and other venues from NY to California. Moondrunk's debut album Lunacy dropped in August 2016, and both Evnine and Flanagan also make their Broadway debuts this year. “Seriously funny dialogue and beautiful music… smart, young, and creative.” (Stage Buddy) Find them here: www.moondrunk.com

    From all of us, so much gratitude!

     

Risks and challenges

Every creative venture is a risky one - that's what makes them life-affirming and valuable! So we deeply appreciate your taking this leap with us. Great news! At this point, we can assure you, this film will be finished. But where it goes and what its journey is beyond that is a mystery.

What we do know for certain is that creative forces are the single strongest antidote to destructive forces, and we need them now more than ever. We're so grateful to you for adding to the power of ours, in the form of THE SOUNDING.

With buckets of gratitude,
Catherine, Deborah & the entire SOUNDING team!

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    The Sounding Cheerleader.

    For better or worse! A personalized meme or GIF of Shakespeare expressing his gratitude will be created just for you! We'll post it on social media - feel free to share it on all your platforms, so your friends know how much you've pleased the Bard!

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    The Sounding Film.

    Thanks sir; all the rest is mute! You will receive a digital download of the final theatrical version of the film, available after the commercial release (est. delivery TBD)! And in the meantime, we'll be sending you the Collector's Edition package of Film Extras to download. This package includes behind the scenes footage, outtakes, interviews, unreleased additional footage and the full original soundtrack from the film!

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    The Sounding Groupie.

    Follow along on our adventure! You will receive a personal, hand written postcard from The Sounding on every stop the filmmakers make on the film's festival circuit!

    As we unveil the film around the world, we could be sipping wine in the sun in California, or relaxing in the shade of the Pyramids in Egypt... and you'll get to hear all about it!

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    The Sounding Poster - Vote on Design.

    Hear my soul speak! You will receive a copy of the official signed poster from the film! This limited edition item will not be available for retail sale, so this is the only opportunity for you to own this piece of the film's history.

    AND, you will be invited to weigh-in on the design of the poster before it's finalized!

    Each one will include a personalized inscription from the director.

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    The Sounding Swag Tote Bag*

    Perfect holiday gift! Exclusive filmmakers tote bag! This durable cotton canvas bag will feature Shakespeare's quotes about otherness and activism and voice, embroidered in Liv's hand-writing. (Images coming soon in the "Rewards" section to the left.) Not available anywhere else! It can arrive in time for the holidays (in the U.S.), and can be gift wrapped upon request.

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    “Banshee” Poster Signed by Full Cast*

    Autographed poster signed by the full cast from Cinemax’s acclaimed series “Banshee” starring Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic, Lili Simmons, Ulrich Thomsen, Hoon Lee and THE SOUNDING’s own Frankie Faison.

    Image at left under rewards. Guaranteed authentic (Frankie promised)! Available in time for the holidays if requested!

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    "The Flash" Memorabilia Set*

    Only one available! The Sounding's own Teddy Sears - who has starred on Showtime's Masters of Sex, the CW's The Flash as Jay Garrick, and will be starring in the new 24 spinoff 24:Legacy which is premiering in February on Fox! - is donating a trio set of "The Flash" memorabilia including: two autographed "The Flash" ZOOM Funko Pop figurines ... and a mint-condition 1992 Jay Garrick trading card!

    Can be sent in time from the holidays, directly from the lovely Teddy Sears himself, with a little note for you The Flash fan!

    Image of items (pre-signing) at left.

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    The Sounding Sonnet*

    Bryan Delaney, co-writer of the film and acclaimed Irish playwright, will write an original sonnet for you! You will receive a fun, personalized, unique sonnet on the topic of your choice... just in time for the holidays! Keep this one-of-a-kind gift for yourself, or give it to the object of your affection!

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    Script Analysis - Find Your Voice.

    Get insight on your own screenplay, TV pilot or stage play with a personal 60 minute script consultation from award-winning script-writer and playwright Bryan Delaney. Bryan teaches classes and workshops in screenwriting, writing for television, and playwriting at Harvard University, U Penn, and University of Iowa's celebrated MFA writing program, as well as having his own projects in development. Consultations can be done via Video-call or phone, and are valuable for writers and writer/directors at any stage.

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    The Sounding Speaks - Original Art*

    Receive one of 5 authentic hospital gowns worn by Liv during the psychiatric hospital scenes in the film: the gowns are scrawled with the lines of Shakespeare spoken by Liv during the film (see photo in "Rewards" section to the left). Each one is a unique, hand made piece of art, meticulously designed and created by The Sounding's amazing Costume Design team, and worn by our heroine as she searches to create her own unique voice, using the greatest words ever written. These collector's items can arrive in time to be given as a gift for the holidays (in the U.S.), and can be gift wrapped upon request.

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    HBO’s “The Wire” Original Signed Script*

    Frankie Faison, who plays Roland in THE SOUNDING and is currently starring in the Netflix series "Luke Cage," has donated three original scripts of HBO’s “The Wire” which can be personally autographed by Frankie and made out to you or the writer in your life!

    Very limited number, get these rare collector’s items from what Rolling Stone considered one of the two best television shows of all time!! Guaranteed authentic. Available gift-wrapped (by request) in time for the holidays.

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    Give Otherness a Voice.

    *FEATURED REWARD* For each pledge at this amount, Catherine will create a two to five minute profile film about someone in a marginalized community (be it mental illness, gender, people of color, disability, LGBTQ, religion, etc), giving them a voice and a chance to speak for themselves.

    These original short films will feature one subject each and be unique, artistic, and socially relevant. Each will go up on The Sounding's website, be promoted in the media, and be sent to you in a downloadable form.

    Your name will appear prominently at the end of the film if you wish, and so will the recipient's name if you give this reward as a gift. (And if given as a gift, a detailed certificate will be emailed to you by December 22nd of this year which you can print or forward on to the recipient describing the important and timely act you are sponsoring in their honor.)

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    The Sounding Sips.

    You will enjoy an in-store private wine class and pairing at Wine Geeks Armonk! This will be a private, guided tasting of 8 different wines, with a discussion led by Sommelier Derek Todd and Carol Todd (one of the cast!). Cheese and charcuterie will also be served, to demonstrate how the wines pair with food. This amazing afternoon of wine, knowledge, food and fun is available for up to 10 people in one group. (travel to Armonk, NY not included).

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    Lunch with star Frankie Faison

    A little known fact about Frankie Faison? He is the answer to a Trivial Pursuit question: Which actor has been in all FOUR Silence of the Lambs movies? He also has been a series regular on HBO’s The Wire, Banshee, and currently Netflix’ Luke Cage. He has also been in over one hundred films and was a TONY Nominee for his work in “Fences” on Broadway. And we guarantee he will be the most entertaining lunch companion you’ve ever had!

    For you and a guest, if you like! Location in New York City (travel not provided: however, if you are not in NY but want this reward, we will happily arrange a Skype session between you and Frankie, and order you both lunch to be delivered wherever you are!)

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    The Sounding on Set - Walk-On Role.

    Oh! Had I but followed the arts! You will receive a featured walk-on role in one of director Catherine Eaton's next projects! Whether you're already an actor, or have always wanted to see what happens behind the scenes.... this is your opportunity! She will cast you in the perfect part, and you'll get to spend the day on set, learning all about the business! (travel not included)

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    • Collector's Edition Package of Film Extras
    • Digital Download of Film
    • Limited Edition Filmmaker's Tote Bag
    • Personalized Film Poster
    • Featured Walk-On Role
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    The Flash's Jay Garrick Leather Jacket*

    The Flash fans!! This is Jay Garrick's actual one-and-only civilian leather jacket, as worn by The Sounding's own dashing Teddy Sears (who plays Jay Garrick on "The Flash") many times on the TV show!  

    Authentic, being shipped from the lovely Teddy himself, with a personalized note for your fan. Any comic-con fans out there, this one is for you! Can be sent in time for the holidays! Image at left!

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    • Digital Download of Film
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    The Sounding Premiere.

    You will receive 2 tickets to a red carpet premiere of your choice! You will be the filmmakers' VIP guests! (You choose the premiere you'd like to attend - NY, LA, or Int'l. Transportation/lodging will be your responsibility). You will be among the first to see the finished film, and you'll have the chance to spend the glamorous evening mixing with the filmmakers, cast and crew!

    Includes:
    • Collector's Edition Package of Film Extras
    • Digital Download of Film
    • Limited Edition Filmmaker's Tote Bag
    • Personalized Film Poster
    • 2 Tickets to Red Carpet Premiere
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    Name in Lights + Authentic Prop*

    You will become an Associate Producer of The Sounding, and be given Associate Producer credit on screen and on IMDB!

    In addition, you will receive an authentic, original prop from the film chosen just for you! And a certificate verifying your Associate Producer credit. These collector's items can be yours to keep as a reminder of your support, or they make a unique gift for the film fan in your life. This elegant package is available gift wrapped, and delivered in time for the holidays!

    You will also be The Sounding's VIP guest at the red carpet premiere of your choice (travel not included)!

    Includes:
    • Collector's Edition Package of Film Extras
    • Digital Download of Film
    • Postcards from the Festival Circuit
    • Limited Edition Filmmaker's Tote Bag
    • Personalized Film Poster
    • 2 Tickets to Red Carpet Premiere
    • Associate Producer Credit
    • Own a Piece of the Film: an authentic prop used during production
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    The Sounding Executive Producer + Prop*

    You will become an Executive Producer of The Sounding, and be given executive producer credit in the film and on IMDB. You'll also be The Sounding's VIP guest at the red carpet premiere of your choice (travel not included)!

    In addition, you'll also get a video-call with Catherine and one of the producers to ask anything you like, and hear more about the idea behind and making of the film!

    And you'll receive a certificate verifying your status as EP, and an authentic, original prop from the film chosen just for you! These collector's items can be yours to keep as a reminder of your support, or they make a unique gift for the film fan in your life. This elegant package is available gift wrapped, and delivered in time for the holidays!

    Includes:
    • Collector's Edition Package of Film Extras
    • Digital Download of Film
    • Postcards from the Festival Circuit
    • Limited Edition Filmmaker's Tote Bag
    • Personalized Film Poster
    • 2 Tickets to Red Carpet Premiere
    • Executive Producer Credit
    • Own a Piece of the Film: an authentic prop used during production
    • Video-Call with Catherine and Producer
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    VIP Private Screening + ExecProd + Prop*

    We will create a PRIVATE, VIP only, advanced screening of the film for you and your guests! You will be able to view the full film with up to 20 of your personal guests, in a beautiful, private screening room in NYC (pictured left under "Rewards"). Relax and enjoy champagne, wines and upscale hors d'oeuvres with the director, screenwriter, producers and select members of the cast and crew, as we screen the film in NYC for the very first time!

    In addition, in your role as Executive Producer, you will have the chance to meet and get to know the creative team, learn about the history of the film, and be included in the creative discussions about its future, as we prepare to show it to the world!

    You will also be listed as EP in the film, and on IMDB. You will be invited to the public premiere of the film, and will receive the EP gift basket including a certificate verifying your status, and an original prop from the film, chosen just for you! (Travel is not included, but scheduling is flexible and the EP gift basket can arrive gift-wrapped in time for the holidays!)

    Includes:
    • Collector's Edition Package of Film Extras
    • Digital Download of Film
    • Postcards from the Festival Circuit
    • Limited Edition Filmmaker's Tote Bag
    • Personalized Film Poster
    • 2 Tickets to Red Carpet Premiere
    • Executive Producer Credit
    • Own a Piece of the Film: an authentic prop used during production
    • Private Screening of the Film (with creatives) for 20
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