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Missoula, MT Documentary
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MONTESPAÑA is a documentary film about 2 musicians creating a song together from over 5,000 miles apart, without ever meeting in person

Missoula, MT Documentary
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The STORY

At the Montana based entertainment festival HatchFest, I (Nic Davis) was challenged to follow my dream and create a documentary film about the “power of a song to change a person's life.” I accepted this challenge, and over the past year and a half have embarked on a life-changing quest to pursue my passion and create the documentary film now titled "Montespaña."

Working on this film has been a dream come true, but it hasn’t always been easy. I went from lugging around film equipment in the 100+ degree summer sun of southern Spain, to trekking through the freezing winter weather of Montana to get some of the beautiful sunset shots you’ll see in the film. However, these difficulties pale in comparison to the last step of fundraising enough money to finish the film.

Our ultimate goal is to raise $3,500. If we can raise $3,500 we’ll have enough to do all of the initial professional work on Montespaña that we need to finish the film. Every dollar helps so make your pledge now and support independent film!

The ARTISTS

This documentary would not have been possible without the hard work and collaborative talent of two musicians: John McLellan (pictured below with his band The Clintons) and Jose Cortes (pictured below with his Flamenco Troupe).

The CREW

We have an incredible team, and they deserve some serious credit. So much thanks to John McLellan, Jose Cortes, Anne Bergman, Nico Atienza, Salo Tuns, Mark Shurey, Harold Burgon, Thayer Janes, Scott Rezvani, Zach Morgan, Ryan Day, Anna Larsen, Mack Perry, Stephen Michael, Thomas Vincent, Ana Jimenez, Malala Diaz, Erin Schermele, Ingrid McLellan, Amber Bushnell, Shawna Putnam, and the many others who have helped to make this dream a reality.

The COSTS

+Professional Mixing and Mastering: $1500

+Professional Color Correction: $1200

+Music Rights: $300

+Website Production: $500

TOTAL = $3,500

The KICKSTARTER VIDEO

This video features the song "Doorways" by the artist Radical Face. We have received the rights to use this song for our Kickstarter video through Bicycle Music.

The video also features our short, Kickstarter version of the "Montespaña" trailer. Hope you enjoy it!

The PRIZES

The estimated delivery dates provided for the packages are for everything except the DVD’s and digital downloads of the film. Since we’re hoping to take the film to a number of festivals, we’re not allowed to release it until after we run the festival circuit. But don’t worry, we know your need for good entertainment, so we’ll get those to you ASAP!

Note* We'll have to charge an additional 10$ for any international orders that require mailing, and 25$ for international shipping of The DISTRIBUTOR package. 

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    THE INDIE SUPPORTER You may not have much cash, but hey, you've got passion. With this package you'll announce your support for independent films + Get exclusive, behind the scenes access to all the Kickstarter project updates + Get our sincerest gratitude!

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    THE MOVIE BUFF We all like movies, but well, you love them! With this package you'll be able to watch Montespaña in the comfort of your own home as much as you'd like to. You'll get 1 digital download of the film + Exclusive, behind the scenes access to Kickstarter project updates + The heart warming joy of supporting indie film.

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    THE MOVIE STAR Ever wanted to see your name on the big screen? This is your chance! With this package you'll get a special thank you on the credit roll of the film + A special thank you on our website + 1 digital download of the film + Exclusive, behind the scenes access to Kickstarter project updates.

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    THE AFICIONADO You have a fine palette. Some might even call you a connoisseur. Needless to say, you deserve the best, and people need to know it! With this package you'll get 1 DVD (with behind the scenes footage) + A special thank you on the credit roll of the film + 1 digital download of the film + A special thank you on our website + 1 t-shirt + 1 movie poster (12X18in).

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    THE BEHIND THE SCENES PASS You're unique. Not in that weird, socially awkward way though. You're a trendsetter, and you deserve some exclusive, behind the scenes swag. With this package you'll get 5 limited press photographic stills from production + 1 limited edition signed film poster (signed by various cast and crew members) + 1 signed DVD + 1 t-shirt + everything at the $20 level.

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    THE AMERICAN You bleed red, white, and blue. Your best friend is a bald eagle. Heck, they play the star spangled banner when you enter a room. With this package you'll get 1 American flag (3X5ft) + A 20 minute Skype call with your choice of American musician John McLellan (or) American director Nic Davis (moustaches may or may not be trimmed for the event) + You'll get everything at the $20 level. God bless the USA!

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    THE SPANIARD ¿Habla usted español? That's right, we used the formal tense. We know you're a sophisticated, European type, and you deserve respect for it. With this package you'll get 1 spanish flag (3X5ft) + 3 backer-only dance lessons at the Patio Andaluz Flamenco Dance Studio (or) 3 private, beginner classical/flamenco guitar lessons with Sergio Gonzalez (Missoula, MT only) + everything at the $20 level. ¡Muchas gracias!

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    THE DISTRIBUTOR Let's just say it like it is, you know people. You know the person that's the life of the party? That's always passionately talking about their latest, greatest finds? That's you. And you know what, we wouldn't have you any other way. With this package you'll get 10 DVD's + 10 Movie Posters + 10 film postcards + Our sincerest gratitude for spreading the good word of Montespaña!

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    THE MUSIC LOVER. The man, the myth, the legend, Mr. John McLellan, will come and perform a private concert for you and 25 of your closest friends + everything at the $20 level. *Note, the show has to be within 250 miles of Helena. But hey, that's basically all the "major" cities in Montana anyway.

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    THE WENCH Okay, you're not really a "wench," that's actually the name of John and Josh's band when they're not playing with The Clintons. With this package you're reserving a private show with these two gentlemen. These guys are busy though so the date of this show is up to you and them to decide. *Note, the show has to be within 250 miles of Helena.

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    THE CO-PRO Do you have the potential to be a big shot producer? This is your chance! See your name in the film's credits and on IMDB as "Co-Producer" of this film + 10 invitations to our special screening of the film in Missoula, MT + everything at the $20 level

    *Note, travel and accommodations are not provided.

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    THE EXECUTIVE Let's just say what everyone already knows, you're the top dog. You make the decisions. You deserve respect. See your name in the film's credits and on IMDB as "Executive Producer" of this film + 15 invitations to our special screening of the film in Missoula, MT + everything at the $20 level

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Funding period

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