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Stealing Heather is creating an intense and emotional short film centered around a young girl's tragic, domestic abuse filled, life. Read more

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Funding Canceled

Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on March 28, 2011.

Stealing Heather is creating an intense and emotional short film centered around a young girl's tragic, domestic abuse filled, life.

About this project

The Film - Can't See You: The Loss and Preservation of Innocence

Although technically considered a music video, this project is more of an intense and emotional short film for Stealing Heather's second single, "Can't See You". Centered around a young girl's tragic life filled with domestic abuse, we watch her grow up in a world that tries to destroy her innocence, while her mental state begins to spiral out of control.

We're lucky to have some major talent involved, but we need your help to make this film a reality.

* There has been some confusion as to whether the video above is the film or whether the film has already been shot. We have not yet begun shooting. Believe it or not the video above is just a concept trailer that was done exclusively for this Kickstarter campaign. The reason we are here is because we need your contributions in order to get this film made.

Who is Stealing Heather?

"There are bands who exist solely on their vibe and then there are bands whose lyrics and musical energy change a part of you," says Stealing Heather's Joshua Aaron. "To us, music is about pushing boundaries and trying to make a difference in someone's life with your art."

The band's name has a deep meaning regarding the loss of innocence in today's youth due to the violence and negativity surrounding our children. Over the years we've watched as our society has taken a turn for the worse. When we were growing up we'd watch the Smurfs or Garfield on Saturday mornings. Today, everything presented to our children deals with violence and negativity. We are only creatures of our environment and the more we keep presenting our children with these images and sounds the more we will be forced to watch the outcome unfold. We are essentially stealing the innocence of our children.

What do we have and what do we need?

Throughout our career as artists we've been fortunate enough to make some amazing connections with people, and those connections have proven themselves once again by the incredible talent we have been able to bring on board this project. All of the actors, each of them with a great history of major performances on and off screen, have agreed to provide their talent pro bono as they believe so deeply in what Stealing Heather is trying to achieve. We have an incredible Director/DP (Charles Papert) who has been a part of countless feature films, as well as commitments from major distribution networks like ScreenPlay, HDNet, and BMN, and are working with many more. We plan to release this film both on- and offline around the world. That's why we need your help.

We are here on Kickstarter trying to raise funds for the many hard costs involved with this production, above and beyond the personnel mentioned above. From visual FX and post production editing suites, to editors, colorists, grips, electric, food for the cast and crew, and the costs involved in promoting and distributing the film, your generous contributions are desperately needed. Please help us to realize this amazing vision.

Thank you in advance for even considering contributing, and our most sincere gratitude to all who have already become involved.

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* PLEASE NOTE: All rewards include ground and/or USPS shipping within the USA. All international reward shipments are at the recipient's expense.

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    $10 reward

    2 backers

    Your name on a special thank you page on the band website

  • You selected
    $15 reward

    3 backers

    MP3 download of the single, "Can't See You" AND Your name on a special thank you page on the band website

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    $25 reward

    6 backers

    Physical CD of the latest album, "Your Mistake" AND Your name on a special thank you page on the band website

  • You selected
    $50 reward

    3 backers

    Stealing Heather T-Shirt, Autographed "Your Mistake" CD, Your name on a special thank you page on the band website

  • You selected
    $100 reward

    5 backers

    Autographed 8x10 glossy Promo Photo, Stealing Heather T-Shirt, Autographed "Your Mistake" CD, and Your name on a special thank you page on the band website

  • You selected
    $250 reward

    0 backers

    Personal thank you letter from Stealing Heather, Autographed 8x10 glossy Promo Photo, Stealing Heather T-Shirt, Autographed "Your Mistake" CD, Your name on a special thank you page on the band website

  • You selected
    $500 reward

    0 backers

    IMDB Associate Producer credit, Personal thank you letter from Stealing Heather, Autographed 8x10 glossy Stealing Heather Promo Photo, Stealing Heather T-Shirt, Autographed "Your Mistake" CD, Your name on a special thank you page on the band website

  • You selected
    $750 reward

    0 backers Limited (15 left of 15)

    A phone call from the band to personally thank you for your contribution and answer any of your questions (up to 1 hour), IMDB Associate Producer Credit, Personal thank you letter from Stealing Heather, Autographed 8x10 glossy Stealing Heather Promo Photo, Stealing Heather T-Shirt, Autographed "Your Mistake" CD, Your name on a special thank you page on the band website

  • You selected
    $1,000 reward

    0 backers Limited (10 left of 10)

    Dinner w/ the band in LA at a famous Hollywood hotspot (travel not included), IMDB Associate Producer Credit, Personal thank you letter from Stealing Heather, Autographed 8x10 glossy Stealing Heather Promo Photo, Stealing Heather T-Shirt, Autographed "Your Mistake" CD, Your name on a special thank you page on the band website

  • You selected
    $2,500 reward

    0 backers Limited (2 left of 2)

    OPTION 2: BE A ROCK STAR FOR A NIGHT including joining the band for their before the show rehearsal, accompanying them to a show as a VIP guest AND hanging out with them at their after hours ritual dinner (travel not included), IMDB Associate Producer Credit, Personal thank you letter from Stealing Heather, Autographed 8x10 glossy Stealing Heather Promo Photo, Stealing Heather T-Shirt, Autographed "Your Mistake" CD, Your name on a special thank you page on the band website

  • You selected
    $2,500 reward

    0 backers Limited (2 left of 2)

    OPTION 1: One day of recording at AudioLot Studios in Hollywood with the band performing YOUR music (leave with CD quality mix, travel not included), IMDB Associate Producer Credit, Personal thank you letter from Stealing Heather, Autographed 8x10 glossy Stealing Heather Promo Photo, Stealing Heather T-Shirt, Autographed "Your Mistake" CD, Your name on a special thank you page on the band website

  • You selected
    $10,000 reward

    0 backers Limited (1 left of 1)

    OPTION 1: One week of recording at AudioLot Studios in Hollywood with Joshua Aaron producing and arranging your music AND the band performing all the parts (leave with a CD quality mix, travel not included), IMDB Associate Producer Credit, personal thank you letter from Stealing Heather, Autographed 8x10 glossy Stealing Heather Promo Photo, Stealing Heather T-Shirt, Autographed "Your Mistake" CD, Your name on a special thank you page on the band website

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    $10,000 reward

    0 backers Limited (1 left of 1)

    OPTION 2: An up close and personal private show for you and 15 of your closest friends, featuring Stealing Heather, at a famous and intimate Hollywood club, including a meet and greet with the band. All drinks and food included (travel not included). IMDB Executive Producer credit, personal thank you letter from Stealing Heather, Your name on a special thank you page on the band website, AND FOR YOU AND YOUR 15 FRIENDS you'll receive an Autographed 8x10 glossy Stealing Heather Signed Promo Photo, Stealing Heather T-Shirt, and an Autographed "Your Mistake" CD

Funding period

- (45 days)