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A series of short films based on poems. 
Inspired by legend & loss. Rooted in magic, strength & the stories we tell our children.
A series of short films based on poems. Inspired by legend & loss. Rooted in magic, strength & the stories we tell our children.
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    Access to Backer Updates & Screening Info—Thanks so much for keeping us on your radar! Hugs! Faery dust! Poof!

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    The Film—You’re helping it get made and you’ll be the first to see it! We’ll send you a time-sensitive link to see the film online before it is screened to the public or goes out to festivals. In thanks, we’ll also list your name in our acknowledgements during the film’s closing credits.

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    The Poems—Illustrated PDFs of the 4 poems used in the films, "scrap booked" with photos, sketches, backstory, and author notes. + The Film & Thank You in credits

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    Wren Ringtone—Especially for the JourneyQuest fans: A Bard’s Calling. Or Texting. Or Waking You Up. You choose! Emilie will record 3 downloadable ring tones as Wren, in all her colorfully cursing, extemporaneous extravagance. + The Film & Thank You in credits

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    Faery Tale Nails— A specially curated collection of 3 high-quality nail wrap designs from our good friends (and part of our magical make-up team for the film), the glittery nerd-pixies at Espionage Cosmetics. We picked the most legendary combination of designs for the Warrior/Siren—mermaid scales, silver chain mail, and a starry sky to lead you home. +The Film & Thank you in the credits

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    Tell me a story—Emilie will read you your favorite poem (or up to the first 8 stanzas if you’re an epic/classics fan) and send you the audio file with a giant kiss and a thank you (specify your poem in backer kit survey). + The Poems, The Film & Thank You in credits

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    The Mini-Art, Color Print—A frame-worthy, 5x7” print of our beautiful Tell Your Children poster on quality paper, created with love by Tacoma artist, Tina McGregor at Ponderosa Press. + The Poems, The Film & Thank You in credits

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    The Soundtrack—Link to a download of the beautiful soundtrack plus bonus tracks, featuring various artists with roots in Tacoma and the South Puget Sound. + The Poems, The Film & Thank You in credits

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    More Poems—Tell me your favorite faery tale or legend, and I’ll write a new poem about it, record a reading and send it to you, and post it on the website. + The Soundtrack, The Poems, The Film & Thank You in credits

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    The Art, 2-color Letterpress—A frame-worthy, illustrated 11x17” broadside of our beautiful Threadbare poster, created and hand-printed with love by NW artist Tina McGregor at Ponderosa Press. + The Soundtrack, The Poems, The Film & Thank You in credits

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    Associate Producer credit, including VIP treatment and public recognition (optional) at the screening (travel not included). AND The Photobook—Poetry and photo book, with production stills, behind the scenes photos, key art drafts and drawings, poetry scribbles, artifacts from on-set, mood boards for each short, and other ephemera of this undertaking. + The Art, The Soundtrack, The Poems, The Film & Thank You in credits

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    Co-Producer credit, including a day on set* and VIP treatment and public recognition (optional) at the screening* (*travel not included). + Personalized Photobook commemorating your visit and celebrating your participation in new art, The Art, The Soundtrack, The Poems, The Film

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    Executive Producer credit, including a day on set in a walk-on role* and VIP treatment and public recognition (optional) at the screening* (*travel not included, housing to be discussed). + Personalized Photobook commemorating your visit and celebrating your participation in new art, The Art, The Soundtrack, The Poems, The Film

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