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Last updated June 30, 2015

Kite Zhang's Kites - a documentary of Mechanical Kites

Zhang has invented and been creating Mechanical Kites, but this unique art form is fading away due to the lack of attention in society.

Kite Zhang's Kites - a documentary of Mechanical Kites

Zhang has invented and been creating Mechanical Kites, but this unique art form is fading away due to the lack of attention in society.

AU$ 2,069
pledged of AU$ 25,000pledged of AU$ 25,000 goal
35
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Thu, June 25 2015 1:13 AM UTC +00:00
Last updated June 30, 2015
 

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    THANK YOU!

    I thank you, not only on behalf of myself, but also Zhang. With your help, we are one step closer in finding an apprentice for him, and carry on his skills and art.

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    HD DIGITAL COPY OF THE FINAL FILM!

    You will be one of the first viewers. Once the documentary is completed, I will send you a private HD link of the film.

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    Q&A TRAVEL TIPS/ADVICE SESSION FOR CHINA!

    All of the above + I've traveled to China numerous times, and as an Australian born Chinese, I know so many tricks that will be very helpful if you're planning to visit China, including tips for good food, less tourist-y places, ways to save money, how to avoid frauds, etc.
    We'll arrange a long Q&A session, I'll answer all your questions and give you my best advice tailored to your plans.

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    A POST CARD!

    All of the above + a post card of Zhang's kinetic kite.
    I'll select a few classic kinetic kites made by Zhang and print them onto a postcard.
    Please let me know if you have a personal favorite kite of Zhang's after viewing the video and teaser, I may be able to select it for your postcard.

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    A POSTER!

    All of the above + a poster of Zhang's kinetic kites.
    I'll select a few classic kinetic kites made by Zhang and print them onto a poster.
    Please let me know if you have a personal favorite kite of Zhang's after viewing the video and teaser, I may be able to select it for your poster.

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    A DVD COPY!

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    A COOL T-SHIRT!

    All of the above + a high quality t-shirt with Chinese calligraphy.
    Special thanks to T-REX Melbourne, the team behind these t-shirts. They are willing to sponsor free t-shirts for this project. These t-shirts are made with very high quality cotton and prints. The Chinese characters represent the old wisdom of China, which can be found in ancient Chinese philosophy manuscripts.

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    AN INTANGIBLE HERITAGE SOUVENIR!

    All of the above + an intangible heritage souvenir from China. I will personally pick traditional souvenirs from the Xi'an Intangible Heritage Office. These original hand-made artifacts are very hard to find in shops, most of them are not even for sale.

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    YOUR NAME IN THE CREDITS!

    Thank you very much for your help, you will get everything listed above, and your name will be in the credits as "Special Thanks To…...".

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    MEET ZHANG!

    You will get everything listed above, and I will introduce you to Zhang. I will show you around the city Xi'an, and be your personal travel guide and translator. If you're lucky enough, you might be able to buy a kite or an artifact made by Zhang!
    (Zhang doesn’t usually sell his kinetic kites, any sales depend on his mood, the buyer and how much he loves that kite.)
    (Travel and accommodations not included.)

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    BACKER PRODUCER CREDIT!

    You will get everything listed above, and you will also become a part of my team. Your name will be listed as "Backer Producer" in the film credits. I will invite you to every event about this film in the future. You can preview the film before it's released and give me advice; and your input will be gratefully considered.
    (Travel and accommodations not included.)

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