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After watching Back to the Future II, a young girl and her stuffed teddy bear try to build a real, working hoverboard.
After watching Back to the Future II, a young girl and her stuffed teddy bear try to build a real, working hoverboard.
54 backers pledged $2,375 to help bring this project to life.

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* Watch a brief clip from the film beginning at 1:34 in the video ^above^! *

What is Hoverboard?

Hoverboardis a 5 minute short film about a young girl who, after watching Back to the Future II, tries to create a real, working hoverboard. With the help of her stuffed teddy bear and her imagination, she tries to make her very own hoverboard.

What is the status of the project? 

The film has already been shot and edited but we are still seeking finishing funds for post-production. Basically, we've come 90% of the way but we need your help to get us across the finish line! 

How will my donation be used?

What is included in that final 10%? Quite a bit, actually. Your donation will help to cover costs of the following:

  • Color Correction
  • Audio Mixing 
  • Music Composition
  • Visual Effects
  • Licensing Fees for use of Back to the Future property
  • Film Festival Submission Fees

Our goal is to get this film into film festivals, and out into the world. With your help, we can make it a reality!

What kind of incentives are you offering?

We've come up with some pretty cool hoverboard-themed incentives, including refrigerator magnets all the way up to an actual Hoverboard prop custom-built and mailed to your doorstep (see picture below, available $300 level and above)!  For the complete list, check out the options in the column to the right -->

About the Production

The film was shot in November, 2011 in Albuquerque, NM and stars a very talented young actress named Magdalena Begay. Below are some photos taken during the shoot (some of which will be included in our photo album), and should give you an idea of the look and feel of the film. We had a great time making this movie, and your contribution can help us get it out into the world.

Enjoy!

Sydney Freeland, and team.

Want to see more production stills? click on the link below:

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.2648671931003.2128059.1081844239&type=3

Credits

Starring:
Magdalena Begay as Max
Ryan Begay as Dad
Produced by:
Charlene Agabao
Blackhorse Lowe
Sydney Freeland
UPM:
Blackhorse Lowe
Written and Directed by:
Sydney Freeland
Edited by: 
R.Charles Stuart
Cinematographer:
Kahlil Hudson
First AC:
Jonathan Ray
Second AC:
Jason Asenap
Media Manager:
Ryle Yazzie
Grip:
Ramona Emerson
Cody Lewis
Script Supervisor:
Kiira Arai
Jason Asenap
Audio Mixer:
Bart Hood
Boom Operator:
Bart Hood
Still Photographer:
Ryle Yazzie
Production Assistants:
Nicole Lefthand
Brian Young
Catering:
Alfredo Perez
Casting Director:
Kiira Arai
Visual Effects:
R.Charles Stuart
Special Thanks:

  • Jason Haven
  • Bernadette Freeland-Hyde
  • Ron Hyde
  • Field and Frame. Albuquerque
  • A&M Casting, Jody Black
  • I-25 Studios, Rick Clemente, Rick, Andrew 

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    1950's status- Rock and Roll!
    You get a super neat postcard featuring a graphic/still from the film mailed directly to your doorstep.

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    1960's status- Groovy, baby!
    You get a cool postcard, along with a custom-made refrigerator magnet in the shape of a Hoverboard!

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    1970's status- Far out, man!
    You get a cool postcard, a Hoverboard refrigerator magnet, and a DVD of the film in custom designed packaging.

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    1980's status- Totally rad!
    You get a cool postcard, Hoverboard refrigerator magnet, an autographed copy of the DVD in custom packaging, AND a high quality mini movie poster (11"x17").

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    1990's status- Cowabunga, dude!
    You get a cool postcard, Hoverboard refrigerator magnet, autographed DVD in custom packaging, mini movie poster, and a photo album including stills from the shoot.
    On top of all that, you will also receive a "Special Thanks" credit at the end of the movie!

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    2010's status- #OMG!
    You get the one and only Hoverboard prop used in the filming of our movie! We'll ship it directly to your doorstep (Limit 1, shipping worldwide), along with an autographed DVD! PLUS, you will receive a "Producer" credit in the end credits of the movie.

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    Pledge $300 or more About $300

    2000's status- Epic!
    You get an autographed DVD, along with a full-size, custom-built Hoverboard prop shipped to your doorstep (Limit 4, shipping in US only)! PLUS, you will receive an "Associate Producer" credit in the end credits of the movie. (*Please Note*, Due to constuction costs of building the Hoverboard, only the prop and DVD are available at this level.)

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    Pledge $2,200 or more About $2,200

    Executive Producer status- You get a single title card in the end credits listing you as Executive Producer. Along with that, you will receive everything listed above (except $300 and $500 level), including a custom-built Hoverboard prop autographed by the cast and crew. (BONUS- If you're located in California, Arizona, or New Mexico, we'll also host you for a dinner, private screening, and Q&A).

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Funding period

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