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A concert to launch the music video collaboration of artist Santiago Uceda and guitarist Brave Julius at the historic Whiteside Theatre
A concert to launch the music video collaboration of artist Santiago Uceda and guitarist Brave Julius at the historic Whiteside Theatre
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We're putting on a concert in a landmark theater to launch our new music video, and we hope you can help make it happen.

We're raising funds to finish and launch the video, which features the cinematic composition of Brave Julius and the conceptual work of artist Santiago Uceda. The video, directed by Uceda and shot by cinematographer Justin Smith, is for the song The Wind Kept, and was filmed at the historic Whiteside Theatre in Corvallis, Oregon. It's a unique collaboration that features live motion footage combined with hand-drawn animation, and the amazing acoustic guitar of Brave Julius.

We're not only aiming to complete the video, but are hoping to debut it live on stage at the Whiteside on March 16th during a concert  featuring Brave Juilus, Kory Quinn and the Comrades and Luke Redfield for a night of Americana, indie folk and alt country.

Hand-inked animation art ($100 backer level reward)
Hand-inked animation art ($100 backer level reward)

The Whiteside is one of the last great American Vaudeville era theaters and movie palaces. It fell into disrepair and was almost demolished and gutted until it was rescued by the Whiteside Theatre Foundation. Now  is turning into a performance venue once more, and it's slowly and steadily being restored to it's former glory. This is one of the only chances to experience the theater in a state of transition. We hope you can come to the show, or at least contribute to this project and earn some great incentives.

Music video cast and crew:
Director: Santiago Uceda
Performer/Composer: Brave Julius
Director of Photography: Justin Smith
Additional Cinematography: Kegan Sims, Oliver Day
Producer/Editor: David Baker
Actors: Matthew Flood and Dominique Valdovinos
Contributing Producer (Whiteside Theatre Foundation): Jaime Williams

Event poster ($75 backer level reward)
Event poster ($75 backer level reward)

Risks and challenges

The challenges include the fact that there is no house sound or lighting system in the theatre. We also have to spread the word and market the event. We need help to pull off this concert and make it an event that does justice to this grand old venue, and the work of these two amazing artists. The biggest risk is an empty theater. The more resources we can raise, the bigger the crowd we can bring.

Only through your support can we hope to fill this amazing theater with music, art and an audience.

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    Pledge $5 or more About $5

    Receive digital download of the song "The Wind Kept, as well as an early preview link to the music video before it is made public.

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    You get a digital download of the entire Brave Julius EP, as well as the above award.

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    Receive a postcard print of a still frame from the animated video, signed by artist Santiago Uceda, as well as all the above awards.

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    Give $50 or more and receive admission for two and reserve VIP seating at the concert and video premiere on March 16, 2013. Brave Julius, Luke Redfield and Kory Quinn and the Comrades will be taking the stage at the historic Whiteside Theatre in Corvallis. This includes all the above awards as well.

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    Receive a concert poster print, designed by Santiago Uceda, and signed by the artist and all of the concert performers, as well as all the above awards.

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    Contributions of $100 or more will earn original artwork from the animation. These are 8.5x11, hand-inked drawings, and only 10 are available. This level also includes all of the above.

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    Now it's getting really cool. Brave Julius will perform live at the private gathering of your choice (travel expenses outside the Portland and the Willamette Valley area not included), and Santiago Uceda will design a custom poster for the event.

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