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Hanzi is a documentary exploring international design, visual culture and identity through the lens of modern Chinese typography.
Hanzi is a documentary exploring international design, visual culture and identity through the lens of modern Chinese typography.
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    Our heartfelt gratitude

    Thanks for your support and we’ll list your name on the Hanzi website. You’ll receive updates from us on the project.
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    Watch the movie

    Receive a full HD film download of Hanzi exclusively before its public launch.

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    Three docs digital bundle

    Receive full HD downloads for our three documentaries - Design & Thinking, Maker, and Hanzi.
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    • HD files of Design & Thinking and Maker
    • HD file of Hanzi
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    Hanzi DVD

    Receive a DVD of Hanzi exclusively before public launch. You’ll get the digital copy in February 2018, so you can watch the film while waiting for the DVD.
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    Includes:
    • DVD of Hanzi
    • HD file of Hanzi
    • HD files of Design & Thinking and Maker
    • Movie fan pin
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    Hanzi T-shirt

    Receive a movie T-shirt of Hanzi. You can pick the size from XS to XL. You’ll get the digital copy in February 2018, and receive the T-shirt and DVD at the same time in April.
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    Includes:
    • Movie T-shirt of Hanzi
    • DVD of Hanzi
    • HD file of Hanzi
    • HD files of Design & Thinking and Maker
    • Movie fan pin
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    Three docs DVD bundle

    Receive digital HD files and DVDs of three documentaries, plus the movie T-shirt and the movie fan pin. You’ll get the digital copy in February 2018, and receive the rest of them in April.
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    Includes:
    • DVD of Design & Thinking and Maker
    • DVD of Hanzi
    • HD files of Design & Thinking and Maker
    • HD file of Hanzi
    • Movie T-shirt of Hanzi
    • Movie fan pin
    • A Thank You credit on our website
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    Type stamp set

    We’re very excited to present this unique type stamp set to our backers! The type is from Ri Xing Type Fundry - the last traditional Chinese letterpress type foundry in the world.
    You can pick one from the four options:”Zi”, “Han Zi Dian Yin”, your name in Chinese, and other custom characters. Please see the instructions on the left.
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    Includes:
    • Type stamp set
    • DVD of Hanzi
    • DVD of Design & Thinking and Maker
    • HD file of Hanzi
    • HD files of Design & Thinking and Maker
    • Movie T-shirt of Hanzi
    • Movie fan pin
    • A Thank You credit on our website
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    For Educators

    All of the above + the Educational DVD of Hanzi, which comes with a limited public performance license that allows classroom use, on-campus screenings, creative meet-ups, and other non-commercial showings.
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    Includes:
    • Educational DVD of Hanzi
    • HD file of Hanzi
    • DVD of Design & Thinking and Maker
    • HD files of Design & Thinking and Maker
    • Type stamp set
    • Movie T-shirt of Hanzi
    • Movie fan pin
    • A Thank You credit on our website
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    Host your screening

    All of the above + host one Fundraiser Screening, which you may charge admission fees, after our premiere screening.
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    Includes:
    • Hanzi fundraiser screening license
    • HD file of Hanzi
    • DVD of Hanzi
    • HD files of Design & Thinking and Maker
    • DVD of Design & Thinking and Maker
    • Type stamp set
    • Movie T-shirt of Hanzi
    • Movie fan pin
    • A Thank You credit on our website
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    Up to 3 screenings

    You can host your own Fundraiser Screening up to 3 times after our premiere screening. You may charge admission fees for these screenings.
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    Includes:
    • Hanzi fundraiser screening license
    • HD file of Hanzi
    • DVD of Hanzi
    • HD files of Design & Thinking and Maker
    • DVD of Design & Thinking and Maker
    • Type stamp set
    • Movie T-shirt of Hanzi
    • Movie fan pin
    • A Thank You credit on our website
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    Executive Producer

    We’ll list you as an “Executive Producer" credit of Hanzi, and you can host one fundraiser screening.
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    Includes:
    • “Executive Producer" credit of Hanzi
    • Hanzi fundraiser screening license
    • HD file of Hanzi
    • DVD of Hanzi
    • HD files of Design & Thinking and Maker
    • DVD of Design & Thinking and Maker
    • Type stamp set
    • Movie T-shirt of Hanzi
    • Movie fan pin
    • A Thank You credit on our website
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