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A cross-country journey to experience and define the New American Dream. This is not a web-series, it's a movement.
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    BELIEVERS: Every dollar counts. You have our eternal gratitude and the opportunity to tell your grandchildren "I was a part of it..."

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    CITIZENS: Become an official citizen of Wayward Nation - which gives you e-mail updates and citizens-only content from the road.

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    PROUD CITIZENS: Become an official citizen of Wayward Nation, PLUS get two wristbands with our credo, "THE ROADS WE TRAVEL"
    *Our only requirement is you give the second one to someone else* (See sample in the description)

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    DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: Get everything in the Proud Citizens package, PLUS all episodes in digital HD format (1 version for computer and 1 for ipod/handheld) AND a special featurette for backers only with unreleased behind the scenes footage.
    ***THIS GIFT WILL BE GIVEN TO ALL DONATIONS $15 AND ABOVE***

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    ROMANTICS: Get everything in the Proud Citizens package, PLUS a personal, handwritten postcard from the road, featuring actual photography from the roads we travel (See sample in the description)

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    PIONEERS: Get everything in the Romantics package, PLUS you get your name, photo, and bio displayed forever with the pioneers at waywardnation.com

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    STREET TEAM: Get everything in the Pioneers package, PLUS you get your choice of Wayward Nation swag: either a T-SHIRT or HAT (See samples in the description)

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    SPECIAL GIFT FROM THE FILMMAKERS - SPENCER: Spencer is the guy who does all of our awesome graphics/effects. For this prize, Spencer will custom-make a short (10 seconds or less) animation for your company, project, youtube video, etc. Anything you want, Spencer can make a professional-quality animation for it.

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    SPECIAL GIFT FROM THE FILMMAKERS - ETHAN: A video of Ethan serenading you sweetly with his guitar and beard. Ethan reads your facebook profile, and writes a love song specifically for you, and then posts the video of him playing the song on your facebook wall, along with a message about how great the experience was for him. (See sample in the description)

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    SPECIAL GIFT FROM THE FILMMAKERS - ERIC: In addition to being a director, Eric is also a published, and talented cartoonist. During the journey, he is creating a comic strip inspired by life on the road. For this gift, you will receive a one-of-a-kind original print of one of the comic strips, autographed by Eric as well as the rest of the team. (See a sample of his work in the description)

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    SPECIAL GIFT FROM THE FILMMAKERS - MIKEY: Get an authentic autographed headshot from the handsomer of the hosts, from his days as a failed Hollywood Actor... Complete with a hand-written Haiku based on things I learned about you from your facebook (See sample in the description)

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    DREAMERS: Get everything in the Street Team package, PLUS a Wayward Nation ART PRINT of your choice - designed by our director Eric (See sample in the description)

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    COLLECTORS: Take home a limited, one-of-a-kind trinket from the road - a memento of our journey. Each is hand-selected and obtained by Ethan or Mikey, and comes with a note describing its origin and significance (See sample in the description)

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    TRAILBLAZERS: Get everything in the Street Team package, PLUS a Wayward Nation all-seasons COACH JACKET (See sample in the description)

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    BALLERS: Look like a true baller with everything in the Street Team package, PLUS an ART PRINT and the COACH JACKET.

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    VISIONARIES: Do you have an idea that you want to pursue, but need a little more help getting off of the couch? All five of us, including our advisor HARRIS FISHMAN, (an award-winning director/producer) will review your project and have an hour-long workshop with you to help on your way to changing the world.

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    HUMORISTS: You pick the topic, we produce a 30-second film about it. We post it on your facebook wall along with a message about how awesome you are. #jealousfacebookfriends

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    GROUND FLOOR: Hit the ground running with us. Join us at our official KICKOFF PARTY in January, to celebrate the beginning of a new chapter in the story of our generation (Los Angeles only, transportation not included)

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    PRIVATE PARTY: Join us when we return from the road for a PRIVATE SCREENING and PARTY. The screening will include never-before-seen footage from the journey, and the party will include us... (Los Angeles only, transportation not included)

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    BIPARTISAN: The New American Dream is not a partisan issue. Come celebrate at both parties: The LAUNCH and the PRIVATE SCREENING (Los Angeles only, transportation not included)

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    VIP TREATMENT: Want to meet us? Well, we want to meet you! Wherever you are (Continental U.S. & Alaska only) we will come bring the bus to your town to see you!

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS: Get everything in the Baller Package, Bipartisan Package, PLUS an Associate Producer credit on the project (and IMDB listing accordingly) and a bio as a member of the production team on waywardnation.com

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    ON THE ROAD: Want to see what goes into producing an episode? Awesome! We're coming to pick you up! You join us during the production of a film and be an actual part of the team. Get ready to learn all of our secrets, watch us yell and scream at each other, and most of all, be ready to hold a microphone! (Field Producer credit and IMDB listing accordingly)

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    STORYTELLERS: Do you have a story to tell that would be an amazing episode of Wayward Nation? We're in! We come to you (or travel with you) and make a film together, with you serving as Guest Director/Producer (Producer credit and IMDB listing accordingly)... PLUS it's YOUR STORY!

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    CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: You're a hero. Get everything in the Baller Package, Bipartisan Package, PLUS a CO-Executive Producer credit on the project (and IMDB listing accordingly) and a bio as a member of the production team on waywardnation.com and the open invite to present to project with us wherever we go (travel not included)

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: You've changed the world today. Get everything in the Baller Package, Bipartisan Package, PLUS an Executive Producer credit on the project (and IMDB listing accordingly) and a bio as a member of the production team on waywardnation.com and the open invite to present the project with us wherever we go (travel not included) and we will pick you up and bring you with us to present at every major screening.

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