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A narrative short about one man's journey into the love of dance, the love of friendship, and the love of self.
171 backers pledged $11,393 to help bring this project to life.

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    (Email) Grab Bag of Goodies

    REWARD #1: Receive, in your email, a whole "bag" of treats: including a curated music playlist (containing 55+ songs handpicked and arranged by the entire cast and director of Mud Water), Behind-the-Scenes photos and videos, our favorite outtakes, and more!

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    (Download) A Scene from the Film

    REWARD #2: We'll send you a link to download an HD video of one of the director's favorite scenes in the film. You'll also receive the whole "grab bag" of emailed goodies mentioned above.

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    Your Name in the End Credits

    REWARD #3: We will add your name under the "Special Thank You to..." section of the end credits of the film, which means your name will also be included on the film's IMDb. Includes all previous rewards.

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    Digital Storyboard | Director's Copy

    REWARD #4: Rather than mail you the usual signed print of a black-and-white typed script (*yawn*), we'll send you a stylized, digital copy of the combined storyboard and script that was used in the making of this film. Complete with color images and detailed notes from the director to the DP and editor, you'll feel like you were there in the whole creative process! Includes all previous rewards.

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    4 Dance Classes (delivered to your home)

    REWARD #5: We will teach not just one but FOUR closed group classes virtually and will send you a private link for each one. Learn to glide, wave, tut, and some of our favorite Bay signature moves. Each class will last approx. 60 minutes and will be taught by 1-2 cast members or the director. If you can't make the live session for whatever reason, we'll send you a recording of each one! Includes all previous rewards.

    For more info about your instructors, follow them on Instagram:

    Yung Phil @yungphil_
    Intricate @intricacito
    Dopey Fresh @_dopeyfresh_
    Shawn @shawnofthemoon
    Knex @knexofthemoon
    No Name @nonamevision
    My-Linh @mylinhie

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    Early Streaming of Mud Water

    REWARD #6: We'll send you a private link so you can stream the entire Mud Water film as soon as it is completed, in the safety and comfort of your own home! Includes all previous rewards.

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    Meet the Director and Cast (LIMITED)

    REWARD #7: Ask us anything and everything you can within the 2-hour window you'll have to hang out with us over Zoom. We'll talk about the whole creative process, the actual making of the film, and answer any questions you can think of. Bring your own drinks and snacks. We're really looking forward to meeting and chatting with you! Includes all previous rewards.

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    1-on-1 Private Dance Lesson (LIMITED)

    REWARD #8: Whatever your experience or skill level, you'll receive a 90-minute private, and therefore highly individualized, dance lesson through Zoom with the director or one of the cast members. Don't be shy! We are experienced in teaching absolute beginners with no dance experience at all to intermediate and advanced levels. Feel free to bring a friend or as many as you wish! Or gift to someone else!

    For more info about your possible instructors, follow them on Instagram at:
    Yung Phil: @yungphil_
    Intricate: @intricacito
    Dopey Fresh: @_dopeyfresh_
    Shawn: @shawnofthemoon
    Knex: @knexofthemoon
    No Name: @nonamevision
    My-Linh: @mylinhie

    Rewards #1 through #6 are included. Reward #7 is NOT included.

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    *ONLY ONE* Mud Water Collaboration

    REWARD #9: Members of Mud Water Theatre will come together to collaborate and produce a new short work/performance piece (e.g. dance, poetry, film) dedicated to you, in your name and honor (or for someone of your choosing if you'd like to gift this). You may have as much or as little creative input and/or collaborative involvement as you wish. We will present it on all of our channels and social media outlets; and if appropriately designed to be performed for a live audience, we may do so post-covid (or via live-streaming).

    You'll also receive, as mentioned above, Rewards #1-6 only:
    - the link to stream the entire Mud Water film
    - the director's storyboard
    - the 4 dance classes
    - a thank you to your name in the credits of our film
    - download link for one scene of the film
    - the "grab bag" of emailed goodies

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    A Picnic with the Director

    REWARD #10

    **Limited to locals only (those living within 150 miles of the San Francisco Bay Area) AND subject to all rules, safety guidelines, and best practices regarding social distancing and COVID-19**

    My-Linh will prepare a magnificent outdoor picnic for two, with a blanket (or two) large enough to stay a minimum of 6 feet apart the entire time (and face coverings in case you forget to bring one). Alternatively, if you prefer, My-Linh will deliver a lunch basket fully loaded with an assortment of delicious treats (according to your dietary needs) to your front door step and meet you over Zoom for lunch!

    You'll also receive, as mentioned above, Rewards #1-6 only:
    - the link to stream the entire Mud Water film
    - the director's storyboard
    - the 4 dance classes
    - a thank you to your name in the credits of our film
    - download link for one scene of the film
    - the "grab bag" of emailed goodies

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    MW Exclusives Gift Box Set

    REWARD #11: Our exclusive crew backpack, our Mud Water I art book, Mud Water enamel pins, plus more exclusives are all included in each of these Mud Water collectors items gift box sets, personalized specially for you.

    You'll also receive, as mentioned above, Rewards #1-6 only:
    - the link to stream the entire Mud Water film
    - the director's storyboard
    - the 4 dance classes
    - a thank you to your name in the credits of our film
    - download link for one scene of the film
    - the "grab bag" of emailed goodies

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    Producer Credit

    REWARD #12: Your name will be highlighted as one of the producers in the credits of this film. You'll also get a one-on-one meeting with the director.

    You'll also receive, as mentioned above, Rewards #1-7 and 11, including:
    - the limited edition gift box set
    - the link to join the Q&A
    - the link to stream the entire Mud Water film
    - the director's storyboard
    - the 4 dance classes

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    *ONLY ONE* Mud Water Custom AF1's

    REWARD #13: Besides being our favorite shoes for gliding, Nike's Air Force 1s are also just a timeless and versatile staple for everyday wear. These ONE-OF-A-KIND customs are hand painted with our signature lotuses. Comes with a handmade personalized tag, signed by the director and cast.

    You'll also receive, as mentioned above, Rewards #1-7 and #11:
    - the limited edition gift box set
    - the link to join the Q&A
    - the link to stream the entire Mud Water film
    - the director's storyboard
    - the 4 dance classes
    - a thank you to your name in the credits of our film
    - the link to download a scene from the film
    - the "grab bag" of emailed goodies

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