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Ava - The Lucky Girl With Two Dads is a 2D animated cartoon based on the book Stork M.I.A., published in 2010. The book tells the story of Dad and Dad, who get tired of waiting for the stork and decide to find the stork and ask for a baby. But, where does the stork live? Dad and Dad go on this adventure that takes them around the world, looking for the stork. Mom and Mom jump in to help them, and… Dad and Dad eventually meet the stork and are graced with beautiful little Ava.

 

We now have Ava - The Lucky Girl With Two Dads. Ava's now in second grade, and this fun, smart and determined little girl has decided that she's going to be the first woman president of The United States of America. Or likely second, or third, depending on how history writes itself in the next few weeks. But first, she has to figure out how to become president of Second Grade. Although exciting and fun, it may not be as easy as one may think. She has some competition - some competition that doesn't always play fair. But, she also has help and a lot of friends. She has the stork, who decided to retire, and is now Ava's campaign manager and sidekick. By the way, she likes to be called Dolores, not Stork. There's Paco, her BFF, and Mom and Mom's son, and the twins, Joe and June, Mr and Mrs McBrolic's kids.

 

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The universe of kid's cartoons is varied and amazing. Yet, too many children of same-gender couples are watching cartoons from a borrowed universe, or a universe that doesn't fully embrace their reality. I think it's time to introduce kids to a cartoon that features same gender couples and their kids as a natural part of life. Not as something special or different. That's why this cartoon is mostly about Ava, a cool little girl, who just happens to have two awesome dads. Like her BFF, Paco, happens to have two awesome moms. And no, not all kid characters in this cartoon have same-gender parents.

It's very important to me that little girls see and understand that they can be anything they want to be. From princesses and ballerinas, to astronauts and presidents. And more important, it's necessary that little boys understand and accept that because little boys and little girls are the men and women of tomorrow.

 

 

 

My goal is to raise enough money to produce the best animated pilot I can. Or, if possibility, financial possibility, presents itself, the best animated series.

But making a cartoon is VERY expensive and complicated, and I need your help to make it happen with quality. If you can donate, any amount is welcome. If you can't, you can still help by spreading the word. Please post on Facebook, twitter, email, tell your friends…

Let's make this happen! Vote Ava!

 

 

 

 

 

Creation, Concept and Character Design - Sandro Isaack

Animation, Background and Awesome Ideas - Kate Sullivan

 

Risks and challenges

While we don't anticipate any major challenges to our project, we do recognize that unforeseen circumstances can arise. Probably the biggest risks are production delays for the manufactured goods. We are working with some excellent manufacturers that have proven themselves for other Kickstarter projects in times past, and most of the items we are producing have a comparatively short production time. As for the animated series, we have back-up animation teams in place to ensure that however much animation we are able to produce will be done within a very reasonable amount of time!

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    Ava 4 Class Representative

    You'll get a thank you on Ava's website + ringtones + desktop, tablet and phone wallpaper with original art from the cartoon

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    Ava 4 County Clerk

    You'll get a thank you on Ava's website + ringtones + desktop, tablet and phone wallpaper with original art from the cartoon + "Thank you" Postcard + "Vote Ava" mini-poster + Ava stickers or bumper sticker

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    Early Vote Gets The Worm

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    And because you're early you get a DVD (pilot and any other episodes backed by campaign) + Storyboard PDF + "Vote Ava" Cap

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    Ava 4 City Council

    You'll get a thank you on Ava's website + ringtones + desktop, tablet and phone wallpaper with original art from the cartoon + "Thank you" Postcard + "Vote Ava" mini-poster + Ava stickers or bumper sticker + Stork M.I.A. Book + DVD (pilot and any other episodes backed by campaign) + "Vote Ava" Tee Shirt

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    Ava 4 District Attorney

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    Ava 4 Mayor

    Red Carpet invitation to the NY Series Pilot Premiere Viewing (travel and lodging not included) and a signed 1 in 100 original print of the series.

    You'll also get all the awards from the "Ava 4 District Attorney" Level

    Welcome to NYC!

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    Ava 4 Senator

    Red Carpet Vip invitation to the NY Series Pilot Premiere Viewing for you and a plus one (travel and lodging not included) and a signed 1 in 50 original print of the series.

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    Ava 4 Governor

    On top of all the the rewards from the "Ava 4 Senator" level and below, you'll also get an exclusive tee for you, and one for a friend, of a series' character of your choice. Plus an oversized poster of Ava's bedroom (limited series)

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    Ava 4 Majority Leader

    On top of all the the rewards from the "Ava 4 Senator" level and below, you'll also get an exclusive tee, and one for a friend, and a sweatshirt of a series' character of your choice and one Ava pillow. Plus an oversized poster of Ava's bedroom (limited series).

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    Ava 4 Speaker Of The House

    Ever had a cartoon character record your personal ringtone. Well, this is your chance. One of the series' characters will record you a personal ringtone.

    On top of all the rewards from the "Ava 4 Majority Leader" level and below, you'll also get to attend to a group lunch meeting with the creators of the series and premiere party with plus one (travel and lodging not included)

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    Ava 4 Vice President

    Ever had a producer credit? This could be your first. You'll get a producer credit on top of all the rewards from the "Ava 4 Speaker of the House" level and below and a plus one to attend the creators' lunch and premiere party (travel and lodging not included)

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    Ava 4 President

    Yes, you get a producer credit. And since you're a producer, you and a plus one get invited to our premiere party, pre- viewing cocktail party and a visit to the sound studio to watch a voice over session. Yes, you'll get to witness, first hand, the magic of actors voicing the series' characters (travel and lodging not included)

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    Ava 4 More Years!

    You definitely get a producer credit. There'll also be brunch for you and a plus one, in NYC, with the show creators before we take you to watch a voice over session. Yes, you'll get to witness, first hand, the magic of actors voicing the series' characters (travel and lodging not included)
    And I hope you're creative because you'll also name an original character in the series - kid friendly name, please.

    Did I mention that you'll also get an original illustration signed by the artist, of a character of your choice.

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