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RISE is a film about a robot revolution in the future, told from the perspective of the robots.
RISE is a film about a robot revolution in the future, told from the perspective of the robots.
544 backers pledged $38,412 to help bring this project to life.
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    Help get an original science fiction film off the ground!

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    Welcome to the uprising! You'll receive access to the post-production diary to follow our progress on the film.

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    All of the above plus you'll receive a digital copy of the original score created for RISE.

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    All of the above plus a digital copy of the script and access to visual effects tutorials on how we're bringing these robot characters to life.

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    You'll be able to download a full HD 1080p resolution copy of the short film. This version of the short film will also include a commentary by the director and the writers, exclusive to Kickstarter backers! Plus your name will be included under Special Thanks in the credits.

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    All of the above plus a Blu-ray copy of the film. The Blu-ray will also include my previous short film THE CANDIDATE.

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    A glimpse into the future! All of the above plus a copy of the finished RISE virtual reality experience for the Oculus DK2 that we premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival! The build created for Kickstarter backers will be a special and exclusive build.

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    All of the above, plus an invitation to a private Virtual Reality event in Los Angeles where you will be able to experience the RISE VR demo on the DK2 without having to actually own one. Exist inside the world of RISE, where you will transport into a scene from the film. This demo and model was used at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. The event will take place in Los Angeles. You will need to provide your own travel and accommodation.

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    Includes all of lower-tiered rewards plus a custom embroidered military patch from the film. The patch is the insignia of the military unit responsible for exterminating the robot population in RISE, known as R.P.F., the Robot Peacekeeping Force.

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    All of the above plus the official RISE poster.

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    All of the above plus a breakdown on how I pitched RISE and tips on how to put together a successful sizzle trailer.

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    All of the above plus a printed copy of the production book that includes the script, concept art, sketches, storyboards, and behind-the-scenes photos. Signed by the cast and crew.

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    All of the above plus you get your name or nickname in the movie, either in the form of robot graffiti or signage. Be a permanent part of movie history!

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    All of the above plus invitation to an advanced screening of RISE in Los Angeles and your name listed in the credits under "Very Special Thanks". You will have to provide your own travel and accommodation.

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    All of the above plus be invited to an intensive whole day master class on animatronic robot effects in Los Angeles.

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    All of the above plus the film's central prop, designed and fabricated by WETA Workshop.

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    All of the above and Executive Producer credit on the short film. (1) Your name will be included in the end credits of this film; (2) Your name will be listed (under the title “Executive Producer”) on IMDB.

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    All of the above plus Associate Producer credit on the short film and access to rough cuts and deleted scenes. (1) Your name will be included in the end credits of this film; (2) Your name will be listed (under the title “Associate Producer”) on IMDB.

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