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The Inventor

Join the Academy Award-nominated writer of Pixar hit Ratatouille to bring Leonardo da Vinci to life in a new stop motion animated film.

The Inventor

Join the Academy Award-nominated writer of Pixar hit Ratatouille to bring Leonardo da Vinci to life in a new stop motion animated film.

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    The Inventor Digital Download

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    The Inventor Digital Download + Script!

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    Pitch Bible + Illustrated Script

    The Inventor Digital Download + Digital Download of the Illustrated Script + Digital Download of the Pitch Bible.

    The Pitch "Bible" is full of art work for the film and a window into what goes into what is called "the deck". The Illustrated Script digital download includes the entire screenplay illustrated through out with art work and designs for the film. Published in English, French and Italian.

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    Masterclasses with The Inventor Team

    Our Favorite Reward! A unique opportunity to learn from The Inventor's talented animators and storytellers.

    Masterclass Backers will gain access to Live Virtual Masterclass sessions with members of the Creative Team where you will have the chance to ask them questions. A perfect gift opportunity for budding animators!

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    Your name in the credits as a backer!

    Exclusive Kickstarter backer credit. Get all the Rewards up to this level and forever have your name in the closing credits of The Inventor as a special thanks for helping making this a reality and share Leonardo da Vinci with future generations.

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    Virtual Live Access to Animation Studio

    Access to a Live Virtual Session at The Inventor Animation Studio every quarter. Watch as the animators make the amazing animation. Accompanied by a Live Q&A event with the Production Team from The Inventor Set!!

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    Signed Illustrated Script & Pitch Bible

    Get The Inventor Illustrated Script and Pitch Bible signed by The Inventor Writer and Director Jim Capobianco.

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    Leonardo's Orchestra

    For the Music Lovers!

    World famous composer and song writer Alex Mandel will pen the music for The Inventor. Join him - LIVE - virtually at The Inventor Orchestra Recording session. See, and hear (of course) the music for the film being created for the soundtrack.

    You also receive a printed bound copy of the music sheets to all the songs signed by Jim Capobianco and Alex Mandel. That way you can preform them at home!

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    Original drawing of Leonardo by Jim

    Receive an original one of a kind ink / Watercolor sketch of Leonardo drawn and signed by writer / director Jim Capobianco.

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    Limited Edition Signed Concept Art

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    The Maestro's Whimsical Workshop Credit

    The humor of The Inventor is nutty and irreverent, so why not have fun with the credits.

    Perhaps you’d like to be Leonardo’s Chief Paintbrush Cleaner or King Francis I’s Food Taster and Fencing Double or maybe Louise’s Personal Jester and Life Coach?

    We’ll come up with a unique and curious credit for you and place it somewhere in the credit crawl. You can either be surprised or we’ll tell you what title to look out for.

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    Visit The Inventor Set

    Be part of a select group given one day access to The Inventor set in France and watch as we make The Inventor in real time with our team of stop-motion animators. Then join them at a wine tasting experience in a vineyard in the south of France.

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    A prop from the film!

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    2x Tickets to Advanced Screening!

    Receive 2 advanced tickets to the exclusive first screening of the film for our contributors and crew. Also get a photo with The Inventor Creative Team!

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    Find your name in the film!

    Want to see your name in Leonardo's writings or on signage on the streets of Renaissance Europe? Then this is the reward for you. We'll even send you a print of the moment from the film that you can frame.

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    Be an animated extra in the film!

    Want to find yourself as an animated character in the film? Become an animated extra! You may be a little puppet or a 2D hand drawn character. Who knows! We are still developing things but you'll be there for the world to see! We'll ask you for a photo and our artists will turn you into a Renaissance person and incorporate you into the film itself! We'll even send you a print of the moment.

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    Co-Executive Producer Credit

    Have your name credited in the film as "Co-Executive Producer". Also includes all previous awards even limited awards. You get everything!

    If you want to upgrade your credit to Executive Producer and investor? Contact us @ robert@siefilms.com.

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    Your name in the credits as...Apprentice

    Get your name in the credits as"Special Apprentice to the Inventor" - this will be a limited credit to 15 of our backers and appear on its own clear field in the end credits - easier for your friends and family to see!

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    Be a stop-motion character

    Ready for your close up? Unlike being an Extra in the crowd this reward will actually land you a nice little singular screen moment. Not only can you be in the film as a hand-made stop-motion character, but upon completion of production you can keep the puppet! And...You would also automatically be a co-executive producer.

    Includes all previous rewards. Except you being An Animated Extra but we'll make someone you know one!

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    Da Vinci Patron

    Where would Leonardo da Vinci have been without his patrons. They were some of the most powerful and famous people of the Renaissance.

    Are you a Renaissance Patron for the 21st century?

    Now you can be the one and only Da Vinci Patron for The Inventor. You get a unique Da Vinci Patron film credit and you will appear as an Animated Extra in the film dressed in robes befitting a Da Vinci Patron!

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