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"Hieroglyph of the Human Soul" is a video exploration of the art and philosophy of Leigh J. McCloskey.

LEIGH J. McCLOSKEY is a modern Renaissance Man. An artist, author, actor and philosopher, his interest, knowledge, study and learning ranges from art, music, history, religion, mythology, philo-Sophia and esotericism to string theory, quantum physics and the multidimensional nature of consciousness. He has explored Hermeticism, Alchemy and Kabbalah and has hosted twice weekly philosophical salons at his home, Olandar, for over thirty years. He has written, illustrated and published six books. He lectures both nationally and internationally and has given numerous talks and presentations of his holographic art and visual philosophy. Leigh has contributed numerous essays on topics ranging from William Blake and the Heroic Imagination, the Archetypal Tarot & the Kabbalah, to Jacob Boehme and Theosophical Thought.

Your generous pledges will allow actor, artist, inventor and comic DEAN HAGLUND (best known as one of the Lone Gunmen from "The X-Files" and their own spin-off series), his producing partner, independent filmmaker PHIL LEIRNESS (the director, cinematographer, editor and co-executive producer of The Truth Is Out There) and actress LILY HOLLEMAN (2010 Method Fest winner as both "Rising Star" and "Best Actress in a Feature Film") to create a full-length DVD and Blu-Ray documentary, Hieroglyph of the Human Soul, that will explore the art and philosophy of Leigh J. McCloskey.

Through their Rational Exuberance Productions banner, Dean Haglund and Phil Leirness are committed to telling stories that explore the mystery, that open viewers to a sense of wonder.  The philosophy of Leigh J. McCloskey is comprised of ideas that liberate and nourish.  His art expresses and explores the long arduous journey of what it is to be human and stimulates the emerging waters of imaginative renaissance and rebirth.  They sincerely hope you will join them in this creative and philosophical endeavor.

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    A card reproduction of one of Leigh McCloskey's art works and our heartfelt thanks!

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    An autographed copy of the DVD edition of the finished project, a card reproduction of one of Leigh McCloskey's art works and our heartfelt thanks!

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    An autographed copy of the Blu-Ray edition of the finished project, a card reproduction of one of Leigh McCloskey's art works and our heartfelt thanks!

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    An autographed copy of "In the Splendor" (a rare, limited-edition paperback book of Leigh McCloskey's color photos and prose), your choice of an autographed copy of either the DVD or Blu-Ray editions of the finished project, a card reproduction of one of Leigh McCloskey's art works and our heartfelt thanks!

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    A limited-edition DVD of Dean Haglund's one-man live improv show, a CD of a never-before-released 4th Anniversary Episode of Dean Haglund and Phil Leirness' weekly show (Chillpak Hollywood Hour), an autographed copy of "In the Splendor" (a rare, limited-edition paperback book of Leigh McCloskey's color photos and prose), your choice of an autographed copy of either the DVD or Blu-Ray editions of the finished project, a card reproduction of one of Leigh McCloskey's art works and our heartfelt thanks!

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    A Hieroglyph Color Note Card Set (each displaying a beautiful image, including Adam, Eve, Kwan Yin, Sophia and Splendor), A Tarot ReVISIONed set of 22 Note Cards with envelopes (each featuring a drawing by Leigh McCloskey of the one the major arcana), a limited-edition DVD of Dean Haglund's one-man live improv show, a CD of a never-before-released 4th Anniversary Episode of Dean Haglund and Phil Leirness' weekly show (Chillpak Hollywood Hour), an autographed copy of "In the Splendor" (a rare, limited-edition paperback book of Leigh McCloskey's color photos and prose), your choice of an autographed copy of either the DVD or Blu-Ray editions of the finished project, a card reproduction of one of Leigh McCloskey's art works and our heartfelt thanks!

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    Everything from the $249 pledge (including a choice of autographed DVD or Blu-Ray edition of the project), PLUS a signed, paperback edition of Leigh McCloskey's landmark book "Tarot ReVISIONed" (a must-have for lovers of art, books, philosophy and mysticism) and a complete set of Tarot ReVISIONed cards (22 cards, each 5" x 7", boasting entirely unique drawings representing the 22 Major Arcana of the Tarot).

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    Everything from the $499 pledge (including a choice of autographed DVD or Blu-Ray edition of the project), PLUS a "thank you" within the on-screen credits of the project AND a signed 11" x 17" print of one of Leigh McCloskey's major arcana of the tarot, signed by the artist!

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    Everything from the $999 pledge (including a choice of autographed DVD or Blu-Ray edition of the project), PLUS a second signed 11" x 17" print of one of Leigh McCloskey's major arcana of the tarot, signed by the artist, and signed paperback editions of three more books by Leigh McCloskey: "Adam Reborn & Eve Restored: A Romance in Two Parts" (the second part of the "In the Splendor" series, "Adam & Eve Restored" tells the beautiful story of a profound multidimensional love affair and passionate union emerging from the ancient depths), "Codex Tor: Book One - Winter Solstice" and "Codex Tor: Book Two - Equinox Mysterium Magnum" (the "Codex Tor" books are the outcome of twenty-one years of creative adventure and imaginative exploration comprising over five hundred hand drawn and painted images).

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    Available only for those who live within North America. Everything from the $2,499 pledge (including a choice of autographed DVD or Blu-Ray edition of the project), which will be delivered in June of 2013. PLUS, at some point between 26 November and 21 December, the $4,999 pledge will receive round trip air travel to Los Angeles, 3 nights accommodations, a tour of historic Los Angeles from Dean Haglund, a ticket to see Lily Holleman in the World Premiere of "Coney Island Christmas" at the world famous Geffen Playhouse in Westwood, and a private tour of Olandar and the Hieroglyph of the Human Soul conducted by Leigh McCloskey. Transportation to each of these events, as well as from and to the airport will also be provided.

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    Available only for those who live outside North America, this is identical to the $4,999 pledge package, adjusted for the additional costs of air travel and one additional night of accommodation.

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    Available only for those who live within North America, this Executive Producer Package includes everything from the $4,999 pledge package plus an Executive Producer credit in the main titles of the finished project and a set of still photos from the shooting of the project, autographed by the entire team.

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    Available only for those who live outside North America, this is identical to the $8,999 Executive Producer pledge package, adjusted for the additional costs of air travel and one additional night of accommodation.

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