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Our doc follows the rise of arguably the largest blackjack team in America-and they are all Christians. Need funds to finish strong! Read more

Seattle, WA Documentary
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This project was successfully funded on May 16, 2011.

Our doc follows the rise of arguably the largest blackjack team in America-and they are all Christians. Need funds to finish strong!

Seattle, WA Documentary
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Over $4000 of $8000 already raised!! Thank You!

Let's go for the FULL $8,000 GOAL! A lot of other costs are coming up in preparation for the release, and every dollar pledged will help make it better!

ABOUT THE FILM

HOLY ROLLERS follows the rise of arguably the largest and most well-funded blackjack team in America—made up entirely of churchgoing Christians. While they succeed in taking millions from casinos, how will they manage to find a place for faith and God in the arena of high stakes gambling?

WHY DO I NEED YOUR HELP?

I just found out that my film got accepted into one of the largest film festivals in the country (Seattle International Film Festival) based on a rough cut I sent them a few months ago! I sent it to them on a whim (not expecting to get in with an uncompleted film) but they loved it! Now, there is a world premiere date set for June and I'm not even finished. This means I have to finish the film completely in the next month.  But to do that, I have to raise $8,000.

I have put a lot of time and money in to this project - in fact, $13,000 came out of my own bank account in spite of the fact that I don't have a real job and my wife is about to deliver our second baby :).  The rest of the funding for the film so far has come from a couple of investors. But now - in this final phase of an almost 4 year project - I need one last wave of contributions to get to the finish line (with flare!) and get the film to its world premiere in Seattle.

Here is a breakdown of what I need to spend money on to make this film complete as well as get everything ready for bringing the film to audiences around the world.

  • $1500-Composer
  • $750-Color Correction
  • $500-Audio Mixing
  • $1250-Website and Poster Design
  • $2000-Fliers, Posters and other Marketing Materials Printed
  • $1500-Film Festival Submissions
  • $500-Mastering to tape

TOTAL = $8000

Any money raised over $8,000 will go to additional costs like hiring publicists and other distribution expenses to help get the film sold!

SO HOW DOES THIS KICKSTARTER THING WORK?

Take a look at the rewards listed to the right, including DVDs and tickets to the world premiere in Seattle, and see what category you like best. We'll be in contact with you to get your shipping address and make sure you get your reward. Also, keep in mind,...If we don't raise our target amount by the deadline we won't get anything, so please help us out!

HOW CAN YOU HELP FURTHER?

Spread the word by linking to our Kickstarter campaign on your Facebook profile and Twitter feed, and tell your friends and family.

STAY INFORMED

Like us on Facebook to see updates on the film:

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Follow us on Twitter:

http://twitter.com/#!/HolyRollers21

THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

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    9 backers

    Special thanks in the credits of the film and a hug (redeemable in person or online).

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    39 backers

    The "21" blackjack special-
    Digital download of the official Holy Rollers documentary and special thanks in the credits.

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    7 backers

    Download of the finished movie, a customized deck of Holy Rollers playing cards and special thanks in the credits.

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    16 backers

    You'll be the first to receive a DVD of the finished movie and special thanks in the credits.

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    4 backers Limited (16 left of 20)

    TWO tickets to the World Premiere in Seattle this June, and of course, special thanks in the credits.

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    2 backers Limited (3 left of 5)

    FOUR tickets to the World Premiere in Seattle PLUS invites to the VIP after party, a DVD of the film, a customized deck of Holy Rollers playing cards, and special thanks in the credits.

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    Help us meet our goal and get an Associate Producer credit in the film credits and on IMDB! Plus all of the above!

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    1 backer Limited (4 left of 5)

    All of the above plus a private blackjack lesson for you and 3 friends in the Seattle area. Beer included.

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    1 backer Limited (1 left of 2)

    If you pledge $5,000 or more I will give you an Executive Producer Credit on the film!

Funding period

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