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West Beach FilmsBy West Beach Films
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West Beach FilmsBy West Beach Films
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$3,240
pledged of $95,000pledged of $95,000 goal
29
backers
0seconds to go
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Sun, June 7 2015 6:59 AM UTC +00:00

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If you've already watched our video above, then YOU have what it takes to join our WINNING TEAM! 

By contributing to Man On Top, you're getting EXCLUSIVE distributor-level access to the film. But more importantly, you're providing the foundation for this ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY! 

Basically, you're helping us live our dream of creating the MOST AMAZING DOCUMENTARY FILM OF ALL TIME!!! You just have to BELIEVE. (Seriously, don't question us on this, watch the concept trailer below.)

Man On Top is the story of Multi-Level Marketing and the economic cults that have swindled participants out of billions of dollars while lining the pockets of their manipulative founders.

Whether you've participated in "network marketing", know someone that has, or have just been solicited for that "opportunity of a lifetime", we need your help to complete this compelling documentary film!

Man On Top is the story of multi-level marketing, the world’s most notorious business model. 

A product of the post-war 1950’s economic boom, the proliferation of these thinly veiled pyramid schemes has enabled companies such as Amway and Herbalife to prey upon the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of unsuspecting citizens, both in the U.S. and worldwide. 

These economic cults, disguised as legitimate business opportunities, use coercive psychological tactics to trap the unsuspecting participants into a culture of deceit that promises a false American Dream. The results: empty bank accounts, shattered friendships, and billions of dollars of annual profit for the founders of MLM’s. 

The film will feature whistleblowers, industry experts, government regulators, and MLM participants who detail their experiences within the tumultuous, dog-eat-dog business of multi-level marketing.

Paul Mathieu - Director/Producer 

“Man On Top” is Paul’s 2nd feature-length documentary following “MatchMakers”, an engaging look at the history and modern reality of professional matchmaking. An accomplished commercial director and producer with over 15 years of industry experience, Paul’s interests are rooted in the social and economic history of the United States. He is a graduate of the Penn State School of Communications and the Santa Barbara College of Law.

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Man On Top is currently in production and is 20% complete. A quality, festival-worthy film takes money. Help us make a film that investigates the timely issue of network marketing and the widespread social and economic effects it has on society today.

By helping us reach our goal, you are providing the critical funds to complete filming and editing, compose original music, and cover the legal costs associated with a film that deals with such a controversial topic.

With your help, we'll be able to have Man On Top ready for the upcoming festival season and distribution in 2016.

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