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We're making the pilot episode for an original sci-fi series created by and starring people of color!
349 backers pledged $31,970 to help bring this project to life.

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Leslie walks through the scene with Danette
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A young priest is pulled into an adventure a thousand years in the making as he discovers he is a member of a tribe of nomadic aliens who are caught between a decision to devour our sun and doom humanity or risk their own lives to save us from an alien threat.

STAR THIEVES

Star Thieves is an original sci-fi web series created by and starring people of color. It showcases not only a unique point of view, but provides representation to the speculative genre, which holds so much rich promise for diversity. In fact, as far as we're aware, Star Thieves is the first web series of it's kind to feature minorities on such a prominent stage!

Our goal is to create a pilot Star Thieves episode, which will be the first introduction to the entire cast and will also begin to unravel a the mystery of why these aliens have infiltrated our world. Looking to the future, we have an entire season filled with amazing characters and insane twists that will leave you guessing where allegiances lie until the end! Once this pilot episode is finished, we'll be able to resume talks with with various outlets to finish shooting the rest of the season.

This is why we need your help and immediate pledges to make this project come to life! Star Thieves is proof that science fiction has made deep roots in various minority cultures, and we want to share our project that explored those themes. Every pledge, comment, and share helps us immensely, so thank you!

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BREAKDOWN OF FUNDS

The funds that we're raising will allow us to pay our amazing cast and crew, fund original music, access the equipment we need, pay for the special effects that give our characters their incredible powers, and cover other production needs. Here's a helpful infographic showcasing where your funds will be needed!

 

 

Risks and challenges

As all creatives (and backers!) know, taking a script to a film can always be a challenge, no matter how prepared we all are. We've gathered a special group of people who all have tons of experience with the entire process of making films + crowding various productions! With that said, we're not anticipating any challenges that will be unexpected. There's chances of crew/cast members' schedules changing, or locations backing out. However, we've got our production map lined out all the way to when we deliver you all the episode you've participated in making.

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    ~EARLY BACKERS' SPECIAL~

    -Special Premiere Screening Link of the episode
    -PDF of the Star Thieves Pilot Script
    -A Star Thieves Postcard of your choosing (1 of 3)

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    THE "AWAN" TIER

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    -PDF of the Star Thieves Pilot Script
    -A Star Thieves Postcard of your choosing (1 of 3)

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    THE "XIOMAYA" TIER

    -BTS "Making Of" Featurette Film
    -A SIGNED Star Thieves Pilot Script from the actors and creatives

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    THE "KHAN" TIER

    -A download of the Star Thieves ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK + An Original Performed Song that is featured in the episode

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    THE "FATHER JACOB" TIER

    -An Autographed Star Thieves Cast Photo
    -A Star Thieves SIGNED poster

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    THE "WRITER" TIER

    -Get a PERSONALIZED Thank You Video from the Director and Dennis
    -A Photo Book that includes BTS Images, Set Photography, Original Storyboards, and more!

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    THE "DIRECTOR" TIER

    -Have a Skype Interview with the Director and Dennis
    -A Special Edition Star Thieves Blu-Ray with a limited edition metal case
    -A Star Thieves Challenge Coin

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    THE "PRODUCER" TIER

    -Visit the Star Thieves set, and be a featured extra**
    -TWO invitations to our Star Thieves Wrap Party**
    -Receive a used prop from the Star Thieves Pilot Episode

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    THE "STAR EATER" TIER

    -Visit the Star Thieves set, and get a SPEAKING ROLE with one of the Lead Actors
    -TWO VIP invitations to our Star Thieves Wrap Party + A SPECIAL GIFT**
    -Receive Executive Producer credit + IMDB credit
    -A Star Thieves Variant Poster

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Funding period

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