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A failed relationship, a wonder tonic, a curse, a howling man, a compulsive need for approval, a funeral...and then the punchline.
A failed relationship, a wonder tonic, a curse, a howling man, a compulsive need for approval, a funeral...and then the punchline.
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    A very special thank you video from the DimeStore boys emailed to you, our eternal and most sincere thanks, and a long distance secret handshake.

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    DIGITAL FUN PACK! What's in it? Secrets? Love? Both? Files?
    In the pack you'll get:
    Photoshop-able images of the DimeStore gents. Put yourself in the action with them! Great for alibis!
    In addition to that, you get selected musical works from our very talented composer and an exclusive Origins of Wit & Humor desktop wallpaper.
    ALSO: Thank You vid.

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    A MOVING PICTURE IN YOUR HOME!: You receive a digital download of the completed film, download of the teaser, and score from the teaser. And you'll receive curated videos sent to you every week for a month. We'll send links to the videos that make us laugh, inspire us, or do both. ALSO: Thank You vid, Fun Pack.

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    POWER LEVEL! A PEEK BEHIND THE CURTAIN! You'll get a digital download of the film, a supporter link on the Origins website (we'll link your band, blog, youtube channel, etc.), and access to exclusive production diaries - see behind the scenes videos from the set! The highs, the lows, the dances, the secret handshakes. It's an honest look at us making the film.

    You'll also get a handmade Origins of Wit & Humor supporter magnet for the fridge. Show off to people that you're a big time movie producer. [See examples of the magnet to the left]. ALSO Thank You Vid, Digital Fun Pack, Curated videos.

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    POWER LEVEL! YOU'RE A COLLABORATOR AND THE SHIRT ON YOUR BACK SAYS SO!
    An Origins of Wit & Humor limited edition Kickstarter Backer shirt [example to the left]. Creative consulting access: vote on creative decisions for the film. Help pick wardrobe, props, designs, soundtrack vibes, etc. Film is a collaborative art and we want you as our collaborator! ALSO Handmade Supporter Magnet, Thank You Vid, Digital Fun Pack, Curated videos.

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    NOW ON HOME VIDEO! Ultimate, Limited Edition DVD! Limited edition cover art and bonus features like...commentary tracks, behind the scenes production diaries and photos, deleted scenes, and more. In addition to that, you'll get the Limited Edition Backer Shirt and Homemade Supporter Magnet. ALSO: Creative Decision Voting, Production Diaries, Digital Download of Completed Film, Thank You Video, Curated Vids, Fun Pack.

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    SOMETHING FOR YOUR WALL! A limited edition, hand numbered print of the tonic ad from the film by Chicago artist Steve Salgado. 2 Options, you vote on the final one given away. [example to the left]
    ALSO: DVD, T-Shirt, Creative Decision Voting, Production Diaries, Digital Download of Completed Film. Thank You Video, Curated Videos.

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    YOUR ART ON SCREEN! Send us your sculpture, painting or photograph and it'll appear in the film. You're an art director now! Use your best judgement regarding content. We will send you a release form. You'll provide the shipping. You'll receive credit in the film for your contribution.
    ALSO: Print, DVD, T-Shirt, Creative Decision Voting, Production Diaries, Thank You Video, Digital Download of Completed Film. Curated Videos.

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    WALKING THE RED-ISH CARPET! Two tickets to the premier and the shindig to celebrate afterward. Must provide own travel and lodging to Chicagoland.
    ALSO: Print, DVD, T-Shirt, Creative Decision Voting, Production Diaries, Thank You Video, Digital Download of Completed Film. Curated Videos.

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    PRIVATE SCREENING IN YOUR HOME -- MIDWEST EDITION! We'll come to screen the film for you and whoever you choose at your Midwest residence, do a q & a afterward, and bring some libations to share.
    ALSO: Print, DVD, T-Shirt, Creative Decision Voting, Production Diaries, Thank You Video, Digital Download of Completed Film. Curated Videos.

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    HOLLYWOOD PONYTAIL LEVEL! Visit the set and see some movie magic. Chew on a cigar, yell at us to work faster, wear a clip-on ponytail to feel like a hollywood hot shot. Must provide own travel to set and be flexible with dates. You'll also receive a PRODUCER CREDIT in the film. ALSO: Print, DVD, T-Shirt, Magnet, Creative Decision Voting, Production Diaries, Thank You Video, Digital Download of Completed Film. Curated Vids.

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    HEY THAT'S ME! Walk on extra role in the film! Must provide own travel to set and be flexible with dates. Be like that Hitchcock guy everyone talks about. Is that you behind the newspaper? Could Be. ALSO: PRODUCER CREDIT, Print, DVD, T-Shirt, Magnet, Creative Decision Voting, Production Diaries, Thank You Video, Digital Download of Completed Film. Curated Videos.

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    PRIVATE SCREENING -- ANYTOWN, USA EDITION! We'll travel anywhere in the United States to hold a private screening for you and your friends, do a q and a, and we won't even sleep on your floor.
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    HEY THAT'S ME, AND MY VOICE! -- Walk-on speaking role in the film! You're famous now! Must provide own travel to set and be flexible with dates. ALSO: PRODUCER CREDIT, Print, DVD, T-Shirt, Magnet, Creative Decision Voting, Production Diaries, Thank You Video, Digital Download of Completed Film. Curated Videos.

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    A MOVING PICTURE IN YOUR HOME: EARLY BIRD SPECIAL! You receive a digital download of the completed film, a download of the teaser, and score from the teaser. And you'll receive curated videos sent to you every week for a month. We'll send links to the videos that make us laugh, inspire us, or do both.

    The first 30 donors will also receive the first 60 pages of the script. See what all the laughing's about. ALSO: Thank You vid. Fun Pack.

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    SAY MY NAME! Name a character in the film! Submit a name [within reason, nothing vulgar, etc] and you'll hear our characters utter it on screen. ALSO: DVD, T-Shirt, Magnet, Creative Decision Voting, Production Diaries, Digital Download of Completed Film. Thank You Video, Curated Videos.

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