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HISTORY AWAITS! Archeologist Gary Stickel The REAL LIFE INDIANA JONES and I are looking for Odysseus' home in Greece!

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Flights, food and lodging for 12 crew members for a 10 day shoot.  We land in Athens with Dr Stickel and Professor Irini Vallera-Rickerson (a Greek National) and interview leading Greek Homeric scholars in locations around the Acropolis.  We will be shooting two hi-definition cameras as we travel by sea to the Island of Kefalonia and the sites previously surveyed in an area known as Paliki.

THE TECHNOLOGY

There are significant costs to employ an essential instrument for our endeavor;  Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR). This technology will help Dr Stickel look for features, such as foundations, cooking areas and tools - consistent with a bronze age structure utilizing Homers detailed descriptions.

THE RESULTS

If the Goddess Athena is with us and we find Odysseus' Palace, you will have been part of a MAJOR HISTORY MAKING ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIND!

PRODUCER / DIRECTOR, TOM BARTLETT - HeartRocket Entertainment

I have produced and or directed Indie films, commercials, music videos, corporate industrials and epk's over a 20 year period and have founded three production companies.  As an Art Director, Propmaster, Leadman and set dresser I have worked on over 300 commercials, 20 tv shows and 5 feature films.  I have thousands of production days under my belt.  I built my home in Eagle Rock (LA) California and I love to make beautiful lasting pieces of art.  My wife and partner, Darby and I are a consistent team (married for 15 years). Our son Sky, is occasionally our boom man and body guard (holds an orange belt in Karate!).  Our daughter Abby is a young mom and studying on the East Coast.  

We look forward to this ambitious project and are sure to come away with a fantastic film, who's ultimate discoveries are yet to be revealed!

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    A digital download of our film (1 hour). A chronical of Archaeologist Gary Stickel and our crew as we SEARCH FOR THE LOST PALACE OF ODYSSEUS. The locations and characters are sure to be memorable.

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    A DVD, T-Shirt and your name in the credits and an invitation to a Gourmet Dinner at the Los Angeles, Project Headquarters (featured in the video). Enjoy an evening at my home. Meet Dr Stickel and the key members of the team. View a slide show and selected scenes from the expedition. Out of towners, 'You fly - we feed!'

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