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Amidst roaring engines, smoking tires and passionate people, Mason Dixon Dragway is a Mecca for an incredibly vivid popular culture. Read more

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Amidst roaring engines, smoking tires and passionate people, Mason Dixon Dragway is a Mecca for an incredibly vivid popular culture.

About this project

A DRAGSTER'S DREAM

A ONE-HOUR DOCUMENTARY
PRODUCED & DIRECTED BY
JEAN-DANIEL BLOESCH

What it's all about

A DRAGSTER'S DREAM is about drag racing in the United States. The film will describe the many facets of this iconic American national sport:the spectacular races - burning tires and deafening roars of engines - which bring together hundreds of participants and fans at the Mason Dixon Dragway, where the film has been shot.

A DRAGSTER'S DREAM is also about the quest for challenge and the passion of victory.It is also about risks, solidarity, friendship and other issues that characterize this compelling piece of Americana: money, rivalry and a moderate environmental impact.

Through personal stories of exploits and successes - but also of disappointments and failures - A DRAGSTER'S DREAM will present a behind the scene gallery of portraits of the heroes of this mechanical circus.It will reveal the thrill experienced by the racers and how it affects their private lives.

Dale Hamilton - World Champion 2010 & 2012
Dale Hamilton - World Champion 2010 & 2012

Our endeavor is to succeed in subtly combining entertainment, emotion and information.

A 'wheelie' at the starting line
A 'wheelie' at the starting line

Neither eulogy nor satire, "A Dragster's Dream" will recreate the spectacular side of racing and impart the enthusiasm and disappointments of the racers, the team spirit, the family commitment, the resourcefulness and perseverance

This is the last step!

A DRAGSTER'S DREAM's shooting started in April 2011 and it was completed in December 2012. Today, we are seeking support for the last phase in the production of the film, in co-operation with editor Jean-Pascal Azais.

Become a partner in the production of our exciting one-hour documentary!

Thank you!

Jean-Daniel Bloesch
Independent Producer-Director

Filming at the Mason Dixon Dragway
Filming at the Mason Dixon Dragway
Steve Dickey, Event Director at Mason Dixon Dragway
Steve Dickey, Event Director at Mason Dixon Dragway

Risks and challenges

We are now seeking support for the completion of this documentary. Post-production includes video and sound editing, color grading, music scoring and recording, 5.1 surround sound mixing and promotion.

The finished one-hour film will be available for distribution in the summer of 2013.

You are the ones who can make it possible!

And it's a win-win opportunity:
As a compensation for your support – depending on the amount you pledge - you will receive valuable rewards, like your name in the special thanks in the film credits, a poster of the movie, a DVD or a Blu-ray disc, a "Dragster's Dream" T-shirt, a personal invitation for two to the premiere in Maryland, a full-season free entry pass for a family of four for spectators, or even full-season free entry passes to Mason Dixon Dragway for racers.

Many of the rewards also may be used as awesome gifts to your beloved ones!

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    Pledge $15 or more
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    Thank you!
    You will receive: a personal Thank You message via Twitter @ADragstersDream or e-mail, and an exclusive link where you can download the A DRAGSTER'S DREAM poster for free!

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    In addition to the above, you will receive follow-ups about post-production of the movie in the form of digital postcards!

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    Pledge $30 or more
    About $30 USD

    10 backers

    In addition to the above, you will receive – once the film has been distributed – an exclusive link where you can download a full version of A DRAGSTER'S DREAM in HD 720p which you can play on your favorite HDTV screen!

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    9 backers

    In addition to the above, you will receive – once the film has been distributed - a DVD copy of the full movie which you can play on any DVD player or any computer!

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    Pledge $75 or more
    About $75 USD

    2 backers

    Get all of the above, plus receive – once the film has been distributed – a Blu-ray disc of the full movie, in a breathtaking 1080 HD quality! Plus all of the above!

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    About $100 USD

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    In addition to all of the above, you will have the pleasure of wearing a personalized and signed "A Dragster's Dream / Mason Dixon Dragway" T-shirt. Size is your choice.

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    Pledge $150 or more
    About $150 USD

    1 backer

    In addition to all of the above, you will receive a 2nd T-shirt. Your beloved one will be grateful!
    Plus a 1-month free entry pass to the Mason Dixon Dragway (Boonsboro, MD) for a family of four spectators!

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    You will see your name on screen! We will acknowledge your effort by displaying your name in the credits of the movie.
    Plus all of the above.

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    About $250 USD

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    You will receive all of the above, plus an invitation to a live chat with the Editors, and a virtual presence in the editing suite via Skype.(Apr-May 2013), plus two tickets for the premiere of the film in Maryland (Sep 2013). A unique opportunity to shake hands with the film crew and the racers!
    (Travel & accommodation not included.)
    Plus a special for drag racers: a 1-month free entry pass to Mason Dixon Dragway!

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    Pledge $500 or more
    About $500 USD

    0 backers

    All of the above will be yours!
    Plus a full-season free entry pass to the Mason Dixon Dragway (Boonsboro, MD) for a family of four spectators!

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    Pledge $1,000 or more
    About $1,000 USD

    3 backers

    A special for drag racers: a full-season free entry pass to Mason Dixon Dragway! Yeah!
    We wish you a great season 2013 at Mason Dixon Dragway!
    Plus all of the above!

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Funding period

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