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This is a story that’s never been told, about tackling climate change one penguin at a time…
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    Pledge $5 or more About $5

    Thank you for joining our campaign! You get a penguin hug & HUGE THANKS for supporting a film that shows what penguins-on-the-move can tell us about adapting to climate change. Plus you will get regular email updates about the film & Ron’s work. Every email includes a new ANTARCTIC DESKTOP WALLPAPER DOWNLOAD. Great stuff!

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    NEW!! If you donate $10 you get 3 specially made PENGUIN COUNTERS campaign postcards, with our COUNT ME IN! penguin on the front, and a wildlife image on the back. Plus you get everything in the $5 tier reward.

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    Pledge $15 or more About $15

    You get a Penguin Class THANK YOU IN THE FILM’S CREDITS, in addition to the email updates with desktop wallpaper.

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    NEW!! If you donate $20 you receive a special COUNT ME IN! fridge magnet, in addition to what's offered in the $15 tier reward.

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    Pledge $25 or more About $25

    You get a DIGITAL LINK TO THE FESTIVAL COPY OF OUR FILM when it's ready plus 2 SUPER COOL PENGUIN RINGTONES from a special field recording made by Ron in the Antarctic. Friends, family and work mates will love being interrupted by your incoming calls! Plus the email updates with desktop wallpaper & the THANK YOU film credit.

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    Pledge $35 or more About $35

    You get a set of 4 COUNT ME IN! PENGUIN COASTERS to keep your Polar drinks steady; plus A SUITE OF 3 FANTABULOUS RINGTONES! Included are digital link to the film when ready, the email updates with the desktop wallpaper & a THANK YOU film credit.

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    NEW!! If you donate $40, you can count penguins in your dreams with a desktop calculator that has an image of our COUNT ME IN! penguin on top. In addition you get everything in the $35 reward tier.

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    Pledge $50 or more About $50

    You get a SIGNED DVD OF OUR FINISHED FILM when it’s ready, plus special access to an ORIGINAL ESSAY ABOUT RON'S MAD OBSESSION WITH PENGUINS written for us by award-winning British author & journalist Bella Bathurst. Bella is famed for The Bicycle Book, The Lighthouse Stevensons (Ron’s favorite book) and the Wreckers. Plus you get 4 COUNT ME IN! PENGUIN COASTERS, a suite of 4 RINGTONES, the emails & the THANK YOU film credit. Go Penguins!

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    Pledge $70 or more About $70

    NEW!! If you donate $70 you get a beautiful, tote bag made of cotton with our COUNT ME IN! penguin logo, in addition to everything offered in the $50 tier.

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    Pledge $75 or more About $75

    You get a VERY COOL T-SHIRT, featuring our penguin with attitude that says, 'COUNT ME IN;' Plus the 4 COASTERS, SIGNED DVD, Bella’s essay, 5 ringtones including one of RON IMITATING A PENGUIN; the emails with desktop wallpaper and a THANK YOU credit on the film.

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    You get to JOIN RON BIRDING IN THE MID-ATLANTIC area. For anyone new to bird watching, this is a revelation, including when Ron imitates their calls! You also get the dazzling COUNT ME IN! PENGUIN T-SHIRT; the 4 COUNT ME IN! COASTERS, the signed DVD, Bella’s essay, 6 wild ringtones, the emails with the desktop wallpaper & a THANK YOU credit.

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    Pledge $125 or more About $125

    You get to INVITE RON TO YOUR DINNER PARTY VIA SKYPE where he will talk with you & your friends about penguins and working in the Antarctic. OR for your children & grandchildren, Ron will arrange his much-loved classroom SKYPE TALK ABOUT PENGUINS. You also get the COUNT ME IN! T-SHIRT; Bella’s essay, the signed DVD, the 4 COASTERS, the emails, 7 ringtones including a GROSS SNORT BY AN ELEPHANT SEAL & a THANK YOU film credit.

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    Pledge $150 or more About $150

    You get a SIGNED COPY OF OCEANITES' SITE GUIDE TO THE ANTARCTIC PENINSULA, which charts the welfare of seabirds, penguins and wildlife across the Antarctic Peninsula. YOU WILL ALSO BE INVITED TO A DINNER PARTY WITH RON, PETER & HARRIET to talk about and view images of – what else – penguins! Included are the 4 COASTERS, signed DVD, Bella’s essay, 8 ringtones, the emails with desktop wallpaper, & the THANK YOU film credit.

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    Pledge $175 or more About $175

    You get either the COUNT ME IN T-SHIRT or the SITE GUIDE TO THE ANTARCTIC; plus A SKYPE CRITIQUE OF YOUR DOCUMENTARY IN PROGRESS by Peter and Harriet. They will review your film with an eye on the storytelling, your proposal, and make suggestions for reaching the finish line. Great value for the time and consideration this will take. You also get the signed DVD, the 4 coasters, Bella’s essay, 9 ringtones, the emails & the THANK YOU film credit.

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    Pledge $200 or more About $200

    You get an ELEGANT, ORIGINAL SIGNED OCEANITES POSTER plus a VIP INVITATION TO JOIN US AT AN OPENING SCREENING OF THE PENGUIN COUNTERS. You also get the signed DVD, the 4 coasters, Bella’s essay, 10 ringtones, the emails with desktop wallpaper, & the THANK YOU film credit.

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    Pledge $350 or more About $350

    You get A SIGNED COPY OF OCEANITES SITE GUIDE TO THE ANTARCTIC PENINSULA, the VIP INVITATION TO JOIN US AT AN OPENING SCREENING of THE PENGUIN COUNTERS; 4 PENGUIN COASTERS and a choice of the SKYPE PENGUIN DINNER PARTY talk by Ron OR his CLASSROOM SKYPE PENGUIN TALK. Included are the signed DVD, the 4 coasters Bella’s essay, the emails with desktop photos, 11 wild ringtones and the THANK YOU film credit.

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    You get a SPECIAL DONORS CIRCLE THANK YOU in the film's credits, go BIRDING WITH RON in the Mid-Atlantic; then attend a DINNER PARTY WITH RON, PETER & HARRIET in which all things Penguin will be seen and discussed; plus you get the signed OCEANITES SITE GUIDE & COUNT ME IN T-SHIRT. Included are also the VIP INVITATION to our opening screening, the signed DVD, the 4 coasters, the emails, Bella’s essay and 12 awesome ringtones!

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

    You get a beautiful, specially made POSTER OF OPUS THE PENGUIN MADE BY BERKELEY BREATHED, WHICH SAYS ‘WE COUNT PENGUINS SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO!’ Plus you get to go BIRDING WITH RON, come to a PENGUIN DINNER PARTY with RON, PETER & HARRIET, ATTEND A VIP OPENING SCREENING OF OUR FILM, receive our COUNT ME IN! PENGUIN T-SHIRT, and arrange for the children in your life to hear Ron do his CLASSROOM TALK ABOUT PENGUINS VIA SKYPE. Included are the signed DVD, the 4 coasters, the VIP screening, Bella’s essay, the emails with desktop wallpaper, 13 ringtones and the SPECIAL DONORS CIRCLE THANK YOU film credit.

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    Pledge $2,500 or more About $2,500

    You will receive the SITE GUIDE to the Antarctic Peninsula; the COUNT ME IN T-SHIRT, an original, signed OCEANITES poster by Ron, & THE SIGNED OPUS 'WE COUNT PENGUINS SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO' poster. You also get to go BIRDING WITH RON and attend a PENGUIN-THEMED DINNER PARTY WITH RON, PETER & HARRIET. Included are the VIP INVITATION to an opening screening, the emails, Bella’s essay, the signed DVD, the 4 coasters, 14 ringtones and the SPECIAL DONORS CIRCLE THANK YOU film credit.

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    Pledge $5,000 or more About $5,000

    You become an EXECUTIVE PRODUCER of our film - welcome to our team! In addition you get to go birding with Ron and attend the penguin themed dinner party with Ron, Peter & Harriet. You also get the OCEANITES SITE GUIDE, the COUNT ME IN! T-SHIRT, the signed OCEANITES poster by Ron, & THE OPUS 'WE COUNT PENGUINS SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO' poster; plus the signed DVD, the VIP screening, Bella’s essay, the emails with desktop wallpaper, 20 awesome ringtones and our humblest, heartfelt thanks.

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    You become a SENIOR EXECUTIVE PRODUCER and we welcome you to join us in a final stage of the edit. In addition you get to go birding with Ron and attend the penguin themed dinner party with Ron, Peter & Harriet. You also get the OCEANITES SITE GUIDE, the COUNT ME IN! T-SHIRT, the signed OCEANITES poster by Ron, & THE OPUS 'WE COUNT PENGUINS SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO' poster; plus the signed DVD, the VIP screening, Bella’s essay, the emails with desktop wallpaper, 20 awesome ringtones and our humblest, most heartfelt thanks for supporting our independent voice on a meaningful subject in a busy media world.

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