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    BACKER ONLY UPDATES / PERSONAL SHOUTOUT

    We'll send you exclusive updates on the making of the film. You'll be in the loop from pre-production to distribution, and we'll also give you a social media shout out to show our gratitude!

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    THE MOVIE (HD DOWNLOAD)

    PREVIOUS LEVEL + download the animatic, and also the entire movie in full HD when it is completed!

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    THE MOVIE PACKAGE

    ALL PREVIOUS LEVELS + additional media that complements the film, including:

    • An in depth commentary track from the writer/director

    • Another in depth commentary track from the head producers

    • Eight of the director's previous works, ranging from comedy to drama to action to horror, from the beginning of his career to now. These films include ones that screened at the Chicago International REEL Shorts Film Festival, Atlantic City Cinefest, and Columbia Gorge International Film Festival.

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    THE DELUXE MOVIE PACKAGE

    ALL PREVIOUS LEVELS + get access to all the behind the scenes documents related to the making of this film. With this perk, you'll get to:

    • Read our script and storyboard

    • See all the characters and character designs considered for our film. This includes early versions of characters in the film, and also character designs we did not use.

    • Enjoy concept art from the award-winning and super-talented Cathleen Abalos

    • Enjoy our soundtrack, composed and performed by another award-winning, super-talented member of our crew: Conor Jones

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    PERSONALIZED CHARACTER SKETCH AND BIO

    ALL PREVIOUS LEVELS + send us a picture of yourself and our concept artist will draw you in the style of our film!

    Ever wondered what you'd look like animated? Ever wanted to be drawn by one of the best concept artists in Los Angeles? Well, this is your chance, because the same artist who drew our concepts has agreed to draw you, if you get this perk.

    Not only that, but once your drawing is finished, our writer/director will write a bio for the character, so you'll know how he/she fits into the world of WHAT WE'RE MEANT FOR.

    And if all this isn't enough, we'll also give you a Special Thanks credit at the end of our film.

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    CROWDFUNDING 101: THE KICKSTARTER GUY

    SPECIALIZED PERK! LIMITED AMOUNT!

    ALL PREVIOUS NON-LIMITED LEVELS + up your crowdfunding knowledge and GREEN-LIGHT YOURSELF!

    You'll receive a 30 Minute Private Coaching Session with The Kickstarter Guy, the personal consultant for this campaign.

    Justin Giddings is the owner of The Kickstarter Guy and is the top crowdfunding coach in Los Angeles, helping raise over $4 million for independent artists and creators, with a 97% success rate.

    This reward is a step that can help you fund your passion and change the course of your life, just like we did with this project. So get on a call with Justin and learn the system that enables you to use crowdfunding to earn $10,000 to $100,000 or more.

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    CHOOSE A 'MOVIES UNDER THE SURFACE' FILM

    SPECIALIZED PERK! LIMITED AMOUNT!

    ALL PREVIOUS NON-LIMITED LEVELS + choose a topic for Movies Under The Surface!

    Movies Under The Surface is a YouTube channel created by our writer/director Gabriel Bruskoff, where he discusses great films and what makes them great. His channel has 16,000+ followers and all of his videos are very highly praised, often called some of the best content on YouTube.

    And if you grab this perk, Gabriel will let you to choose his next video! Choose from a list of movies he's considering or you and him can chat about a movie not on the list to see what that video could be.

    Gabriel is very particular about the films he covers on his channel; he considers all recommendations but this is the only time he's ever offered to let someone choose the subject for him. So if you want your favorite movie covered and he hasn't done it yet, this is your chance to make it happen!

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    EXCLUSIVE PAINTING MADE BY OUR PRODUCER

    SPECIALIZED PERK! LIMITED AMOUNT!

    ALL PREVIOUS NON-LIMITED LEVELS + have a personally made painting from producer Stephanie Eisenberg painted and delivered to your home.

    Stephanie loves painting, and she also loves quotes. Over the last several years, she has painted canvases with inspirational quotes on colorful backgrounds, both for herself and as gifts for family and friends. And if you select this perk, she'll also create one for you.

    These paintings will be on an 8x10 canvas, incorporate your favorite color (if you choose), and feature a quote of your choice from our film.

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    PRINTED STILL SIGNED BY THE FILMMAKERS

    ALL PREVIOUS NON-LIMITED LEVELS + have a piece of our film in your home!

    We'll mail you a professionally printed concept still signed by our writer/director, head producer, and concept artist. Each of us will personally sign each print, making them not just beautiful works of art, but collector's items as well.

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    PROFESSIONAL SCRIPT COVERAGE

    SPECIALIZED PERK! LIMITED AMOUNT!

    ALL PREVIOUS NON-LIMITED LEVELS + take your own script to the next level!

    Send us your screenplay (up to 130 pages) and we'll provide comprehensive, in-depth coverage on its strengths and weaknesses, what works and what doesn't, and where it is original and what has been done before.

    After that, our writer/director will provide a 60 minute one-on-one consultation where we'll go over your script and anything else you'd like to know regarding screenwriting in Hollywood.

    No one writes a great script alone, and every writer can use great feedback (we had our script covered three times, and not once did we regret it). So if you want to learn what it'll take to make your script great, grab this perk and we'll make it happen!

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    LUNCH/COFFEE WITH THE FILMMAKERS

    SPECIALIZED PERK LIMITED AMOUNT

    ALL PREVIOUS NON-LIMITED PERKS + do lunch/grab coffee with the filmmakers (on us)!

    Want to discuss animation, filmmaking, this project and our experiences behind it, or anything else related to film/movies? Then grab this perk and lets spend some time together!

    With this perk, our writer/director and head producer will meet you at a place of our mutual choosing, anywhere in Los Angeles or at any film festival we are attending. Not only that, we'll also reach out to our own contacts (animators, artists, filmmakers, etc, depending on what you're interested in) and see if we can't get them to join.

    We'd love to grab lunch with all our supporters but unfortunately there's only so much time in the day. That's why we've limited the availability of this perk, so that we can spend real quality time with whoever gets it. So if you're interested, grab this perk; we'd love to meet you and have a great time discussing whatever you're interested in.

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    VIP INVITATION TO THE PREMIERE

    ALL PREVIOUS NON-LIMITED LEVELS + not only are you invited to our premiere, but you'll get the VIP treatment! This includes:

    • Reserved seats in a prime viewing area for you and one guest. Yes, your name will literally be on the seat!

    • A personal introduction to the director and producers

    • The director and head producer will introduce and thank you when introducing the film

    • Opportunities to rub shoulders with the cast, crew, and other donors in attendance

    All this on top of being part of the first audience to see the film!

    Travel and lodging not provided.

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

    You are now an Associate Producer! You'll receive:

    • All previous non-limited levels

    • Credit on IMDb

    • Personal invitations to all festival screenings

    • You, the director, and the head producer can do lunch together, either in LA or at any festival we are mutually attending

    Ever wanted your name featured in film credits, or to be on IMDb? Ever wanted to show and tell people that you helped produce an amazing movie? Then come in at this level and be an Associate Producer on our movie!

    Travel, lodging, and festival tickets not provided

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    CO-PRODUCER

    You're rising up the ranks! As Co-Producer, you'll receive:

    • All rewards at the Associate Producer level

    • All previous levels, including limited levels

    • Early access to different cuts of the film, with opportunities to give feedback!

    • A private walking tour of Hollywood with our writer/director

    • Two tickets to the first festival screening of our film that you attend

    Want to enter the producing ranks of Hollywood? Want to work with the director and producers, and the rest of our team? Want the chance to influence this film, and the decisions we are making? Then become a Co-Producer, and lets make movie history!

    Travel, lodging, and additional festival tickets not provided. And while we will consider all feedback sent to us, we cannot guarantee that any of it will be incorporated into the movie.

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

    It doesn't get any bigger than this! As Executive Producer, you'll receive:

    • All rewards at the Co-Producer level, all previous and limited levels, everything!

    • Credit on our press material in addition to IMDb

    • The best seats and first introduction at the premiere

    • Opportunity to help design a supporting character (maybe we'll even model him/her after you!)

    • Two extra tickets (four total) to the first festival screening of our film that you attend

    • Transportation (within 30 miles) to the first screening of our film that you attend

    Want the biggest, best experience? The Hollywood experience? Prestige, honor, creative input, VIP treatment? At this level, we'll do everything we can to make you feel like Hollywood royalty.

    Lodging, additional travel, and additional festival tickets not provided. And while we will consider all feedback and creative input sent to us, we cannot guarantee any of it will be incorporated into the movie.

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