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1974 East Germany.A young couple attempts to escape to the West,seeking freedom by using a handmade rubberboat to cross the Baltic Sea.
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    Our sincerest gratitude, a pat on the back (provided by yourself) and a shoutout on social media.

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    The password... :)

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    All of the above plus a digital download of the finished film, 'Crossing Fences'. For your viewing pleasure on all devices.

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    All of the above plus a fun German (or Hollywood, depending which you'd prefer) postcard sent to you, signed by the main cast and crew.

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    All of the above plus behind the scenes pictures of a special kind. We will take a disposable camera to our set and snap some fun photos. Whatever pictures are on there, are yours and yours alone :) Even we won't know exactly what's on there.

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    -All of the above prizes that are not limited.

    -You'll be named in our Final credits under 'Thanks'. You will also receive a GDR pioneer bandana along with a signed copy of the DVD.

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    -Framed and signed copy of a piece of preproduction artwork (storyboard drawing).

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    -All of the above prizes that are not limited.

    -An East / West German care package. Nina and Annika will make and send you a baked goods package with traditional East and West German cookies... East and West cookies will of course be separated by a wall.

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    -Skype or local in person 1 hour Interview with our main cast members.
    You can ask us any questions (as long as they're appropriate of course) and we'll try to do our very best to answer you.

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    -All of the above prizes that are not limited.

    -Either 3 German lessons or 3 Acting lessons with Nina Rausch (teaches at the Anthony Meindl acting workshop and really knows what she's doing) about 45min each.
    If you're not in Los Angeles, we can Skype to anywhere else in the world.

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    -All of the above prizes that are not limited.

    -A traditional German Meal, cooked by your producer and director with cast and crew present.
    This is for you and a plus one of course:)
    *if you live in Los Angeles we will provide transportation

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    -Get your own piece of music written specifically for YOU by our film composer. You can use it for any occasion. Proposal? Christmas or Birthday present? This will be something very unique. *some restrictions may apply*

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    -You will get an Associate Producer credit on the poster, imdb and a shared title card in our credits.
    You will receive a copy of the poster (which now has your name on it).
    Since you are a producer, you will be invited to the premier, or to a film festival, you choose.
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    -All of the above prizes that are not limited.

    -A personal Berlin history tour with either Nina or Annika or both!

    This is our favorite prize. We will give you an amazing 1 Day East-West tour on foot through Berlin. We will explain landmarks and historic events, take care of your lunch and give you an unforgettable experience.

    If you've ever wanted to see the wall, Checkpoint Charlie, Unter den Linden, the Brandenburger Gate, the adjacent Jewish Memorial, the Museums Island, Friedrichsstrasse and the Checkpoint museum, this is the prize for you.

    (Travel and accommodation not included )

    We will have to figure out the timing of this prize together. That means when one of us is in Germany we'll provide dates to chose from and figure out which works best.

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    -All of the above prizes that are not limited.

    -Be a part of our film crew! You can get set experience by being a Production Assistant, Behind-The-Scenes Photographer or maybe even an Extra in the film. Lunch and parking provided. IMDB credit. (You need to arrange your own transportation).

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    -All of the above prizes that are not limited.

    -Skype or local 1 hour meet&greet with Nina, Annika, Christian and Justin.
    You can ask us any questions (as long as they're appropriate of course) and we'll do our very best to answer you.
    We will tell you secrets from set and production we otherwise wouldn't share.

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