Funded! This project was successfully funded on May 1, 2011.

Update #3

Finally, your chance to get a producer credit.

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That’s right. As an official backer of the 2011 festival, you’re part of the action. One of the VIPs who makes it all happen.

It’s pretty simple, really. You back the festival, and in addition to our unending gratitude, we’ll gift you with all kinds of festival deals. With the dollars we raise, we can allocate much-needed resources to host workshops, program special events and bring in filmmakers from all over to create the one-of-a-kind experiences we’re known to provide for film lovers all over the region. Dollar for dollar, here are some examples of how we put your backing to good use:

what you give: $10

where it goes: To covering an hour of a professional projectionist’s expertise, ensuring that every festival film screens masterfully.

what you give: $25

where it goes: To cover one summer month's utility bill at the Festival offices, in order to keep us working on the nitty-gritty details.

what you give: $50

where it goes: To the daily rental fee for an HDCam deck, so we can screen the best independent films around on the best format in the industry.

what you give: $100

where it goes: To our estimated theater rental costs for a single screening. And we have a lot of those.

what you give: $250

where it goes: To secure special (read: experienced) guests and presentation materials for a filmmaking panel. We’d like to have as many as 10 different panels to offer you this year. All free and open to the public.

And there you have it - your backing, accounted for. Thanks for making it all happen.

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    Just for chipping in your support with your weekly latte budget, we'll send two (2) regular festival screening tickets your way. Enjoy a festival movie on us.

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    Supporting us at this level, backers will be rewarded with four 2011 Indy Film Fest individual screening tickets, redeemable for any regular festival screening (excludes Opening/Closing Night). With over 100 films to choose from, you're sure to see something you love! ($40 value)

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    FILM BUFF At this level, backers will be rewarded with a 10-pack of 2011 Indy Film Fest individual screening tickets, redeemable for any regular festival screening (excludes Opening/Closing Night). Come to a movie every day, or bring friends to a few over the course of the week. You'll also receive a limited edition Indy Film Fest T-shirt, invitations to periodic advanced screenings and an invitation to our post-festival Bigger Picture fan extravaganza.

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    SPOTLIGHT At this level, backers will be rewarded with all of the FILM BUFF rewards, as well as an All Access Pass for the 2011 Festival. This festival credential grants the bearers access to every aspect of the festival — screenings, parties, events, panels and a VIP lounge (where the filmmakers hang out!).

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    MARQUEE At this level, backers will be rewarded with all of the FILM BUFF rewards — screening tickets, party invites, festival t-shirt! — as well as two (2) All Access Passes to the 2011 Indy Film Fest. This festival credential grants the bearers access to every aspect of the festival - screenings, parties, events, panels and a VIP lounge (where the filmmakers hang out!). You'll also receive public thanks and recognition for your support during the festival — online and onscreen.

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    PREMIERE At this level, backers will be rewarded with all of the MARQUEE rewards — screening tickets, All Access Passes, party invites, festival t-shirt, festival recognition! — as well as two (2) VIP Swag bags including all the kitsch and freebies our filmmakers and special guests go home with. Finally, we'll reserve 2 seats in your name for the duration of the festival. Any movie you want to see, you know you'll have the best seat in the house! Go ahead, wave to the crowd.

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    GRAND POOBAH At this level, backers will be rewarded with all of the PREMIERE rewards — screening tickets, All Access Passes, party invites, festival t-shirt, festival recognition, Swag bags and reserved festival seating! PLUS, you'll be the exclusive sponsor of a festival feature. Imagine that!

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