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"Trophy Games" was the title of the project during the Kickstarter campaign. In the early stages of production, the project evolved into 2 separate films: "When Lambs Become Lions" & "Sudan: The Last Male Standing"
"Trophy Games" was the title of the project during the Kickstarter campaign. In the early stages of production, the project evolved into 2 separate films: "When Lambs Become Lions" & "Sudan: The Last Male Standing"
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TROPHY GAMES: A Documentary About Wildlife Conservation

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*A special thanks to Big Life Foundation (www.biglife.org) & Nick Brandt for the additional footage and support. A portion of all proceeds generated from this film will go directly to Big Life so they are able to employ more wildlife rangers in rural Kenya.

"WHY DOES TROPHY GAMES MATTER?"

Wildlife game are going extinct at an alarming rate all throughout Africa. At our current rate, wild lions will be extinct within 15 years. Elephants will be gone by 2025. Rhinos will be gone by 2020.

"Trophy Games" will follow the wildlife rangers that protect the last three wild Northern White Rhinos, we will embed with anti-poaching units at the feet of Mount Kilimanjaro and we will take you into the communities that are living in the middle of it all to see how wildlife conservation effects them. Trophy Games will introduce you to a Kenyan wildlife ranger as he balances fighting the illegal poaching trade and being a father to his children.

A HUGE THANK YOU FROM THE CREATORS

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*NOTICE:  AS A KICKSTARTER BACKER OF THIS PROJECT, YOUR DONATION IS NOT CHARGED UNLESS THIS PROJECT REACHES 100% OF THE MINIMUM GOAL.

**OUR FILM BUDGET WILL BE TRANSPARENT & AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING OUR SUCCESSFUL KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN

MEET THE CREW BEHIND THE FILM

David Hambridge (director & editor)

Filmmaking has taken David around the globe - working for organizations like PBS' Beat Making Lab, UNC Chapel Hill, Red Hat and others.  His editing work has been on display by Discovery Channel.

Jon Kasbe (director of cinematography & editor)

Fresh out of UNC Chapel Hill's School of Journalism, Jon has already been nominated for an Emmy, been named the 2014 White House News Student Videographer of the Year, won a Webby (Documentary Series) along with a handful of other prestigious awards.

Andrew Harrison Brown (writer & producer)

Currently enrolled at Duke University's Nonprofit Management program, Andrew has spent time working in impoverished communities in North America, South America, India, Asia & East Africa.  Andrew created the idea of Trophy Games while camping in Kenya's Maasai Mara.

David Shaw (music & soundtrack)

David is the lead singer of the hottest band out of New Orleans, The Revivalists.  He will be traveling with the crew to record original music for the film. 

Tierney Farrell (director of portrait photography)

Relatively new to photography, Tierney has already made a name for herself having her work selected "Editor's Pick" by National Geographic.  Tierney will be creating a high end professional portraits book throughout the filming of Trophy Games - which you can pre-order as a reward (along with other goods) at the $250 level.

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Where is your investment going?

With your support, we will be able to finish this film with plans to distribute via Netflix, iTunes & a number of film various film festivals.  Members of our team have a proven track record of doing exactly that.  Most importantly, we are in the works of getting the film approved to show one of Kenya's major TV stations to make sure the general Kenya public are able to see this film.  We feel like the greatest impact this film could have would result from Kenya's seeing their fellow countrymen risking their lives to protect their country's heritage.

Risks and challenges

We have signed agreements of participation with some of the world's most respected organizations and experts in the wildlife conservation industry. This took talent & drive to accomplish. You can find added assurance in knowing that this production will be done right as they have already vetted our production plans, goals & our professionalism.

Please follow our Facebook (facebook.com/trophygamesfilm) and Twitter (@trophygamesfilm) accounts, where we will be proactively providing you with updates to make sure you know exactly where we are in our production.

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    "SAMBURU WARRIOR" SIGNED PRINT by Tierney Farrell. Size of print is a standard 12x16, with a print area of 8.5"x13". You will also receive the DIGITAL DOWNLOAD PACKAGE that includes the full film + bonus features as soon as the film is finished! We will also list you on the film's official website (trophygamesfilm.com) after the conclusion of the success Kickstarter campaign.

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    "MAMA (OLD LADY)" SIGNED PRINT by Tierney Farrell. Size of print is a standard 12x16, with a print area of 8.5"x13". You will also receive the DIGITAL DOWNLOAD PACKAGE that includes the full film + bonus features as soon as the film is finished! We will also list you on the film's official website (trophygamesfilm.com) after the conclusion of the success Kickstarter campaign.

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    "TREE OF LIFE" SIGNED PRINT by Tierney Farrell. Size of print is a standard 12x16, with a print area of 8.5"x13". You will also receive the DIGITAL DOWNLOAD PACKAGE that includes the full film + bonus features as soon as the film is finished! We will also list you on the film's official website (trophygamesfilm.com) after the conclusion of the success Kickstarter campaign.

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    SIGNED MOVIE POSTER + NAME IN FILM CREDITS. The poster will be a standard film industry promotional size of 11x17 size signed by the crew of the film with an exclusive "Supporter Stamp" in the corner. You will also receive YOUR NAME IN THE FILM CREDITS + DIGITAL COPY OF THE FILM + BEHIND THE SCENES BONUS FEATURES DOWNLOAD once the film production is finished. We will also list you as a supporter on the film's official website (trophygamesfilm.com) after the conclusion of the success Kickstarter campaign. (Signed movie posters will be mailed in February 2015)

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    ELEPHANT WITH FLOWERS (titled "Elephant Love") signed museum-grade PRINT of Writer/Producer Andrew Brown's original painting. Size of print is a standard 11x14. To sweeten, the deal, you will also receive the DIGITAL DOWNLOAD PACKAGE that includes the full film + bonus features as soon as the film is finished! We will also list you on the film's official website (trophygamesfilm.com) after the conclusion of the success Kickstarter campaign.

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    ZEBRA (titled "Stripes & Splatters") signed museum-grade PRINT of Writer/Producer Andrew Brown's original painting. Size of print is a standard 11x14. To sweeten, the deal, you will also receive the DIGITAL DOWNLOAD PACKAGE that includes the full film + bonus features as soon as the film is finished! We will also list you on the film's official website (trophygamesfilm.com) after the conclusion of the success Kickstarter campaign.

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    BABY GIRAFFE (titled "mtoto wiga" Swahili for baby giraffe) signed museum-grade print of Writer/Producer Andrew Brown's original painting. Size of print is a standard 11x14. To sweeten, the deal, you will also receive the DIGITAL DOWNLOAD PACKAGE that includes the full film + bonus features as soon as the film is finished! We will also list you on the film's official website (trophygamesfilm.com) after the conclusion of the success Kickstarter campaign.

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    BLACK & WHITE LION (titled "The King") signed museum-grade PRINT of Writer/Producer Andrew Harrison Brown's original painting. Size of print is a standard 11x14. To sweeten, the deal, you will also receive the DIGITAL DOWNLOAD PACKAGE that includes the full film + bonus features as soon as the film is finished! We will also list you on the film's official website (trophygamesfilm.com) after the conclusion of the success Kickstarter campaign.

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    2 VIP PREMIERE NIGHT PACKAGE TICKETS + NAME IN FILM CREDITS + HD DIGITAL FILM PACKAGE: includes 2 VIP tickets to film premiere and an invite to the After Show Party (immediately following the premiere in downtown Raleigh, NC). At the end of the screening, we will also have a Q&A session for the audience. YOU WILL ALSO GET YOUR NAME IN THE FILM CREDITS AS A KEY SUPPORTER + A DIGITAL COPY OF THE FULL FILM AND BONUS FEATURES. We will also list you as a Key Supporter on the film's official website (trophygamesfilm.com) after the conclusion of the success Kickstarter campaign.

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    WARRIOR PACKAGE: AUTHENTIC MAASAI WARRIOR RUNGU (wooden club) + NAME IN CREDITS + VIP PREMIERE PASSES + HD DIGITAL COPY OF FILM. This warrior club will intimidate any intern that walks into your office & sees this on your desk. Your name will be carved into the club with a note of gratitude written in Swahili by the Maasai. We will send these clubs out immediately upon our return from filming (estimated July 2015) In addition to your new Maasai club, you will receive the DIGITAL PACKAGE + 2 VIP PREMIERE TICKETS + NAMED AS KEY SUPPORTER IN FILM CREDITS. We will also list you as a Key Supporter on the film's official website (trophygamesfilm.com) after the conclusion of the success Kickstarter campaign.

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    SIGNED LIMITED EDITION COFFEE TABLE PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK & VIP PREMIERE NIGHT PASSES: Want a sweet, professional photography book by Tierney Farrell, Tyler Shores and the crew for your coffee table? Of course you do, you're so trendy. You will receive one (1) hardback copy of the photography book with all the behind the filming shots & portraits of the people we cross paths with along the way and your name will be included in a "thank you section" in the book. Also, includes 2 VIP PREMIERE PACKAGE TICKETS + DIGITAL DOWNLOAD PACKAGE. Lastly, we will also list you as a Key Supporter on the film's official website (trophygamesfilm.com) after the conclusion of the success Kickstarter campaign.

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    PRIVATE COMMUNITY SCREENING WITH ANDREW H BROWN (PRODUCER/WRITER) AND/OR DAVID HAMBRIDGE (DIRECTOR)

    Bring the film and the producer and/or director to your community, organization or private group. Andrew and/or David will attend a local screening, discuss the making of the film and facilitate Q&A. If you'd like a screening but aren't in the Carolinas/Virginia area, we will join your group via Skype or you can pay for additional travel. Your choice.

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    *FOR ORGS, CLUBS AND COMPANIES* Become an official sponsor of this film. Your company/org logo will be added to the film posters, credits, websites, etc! We will let everybody know that this film was made possible by your organization's/company's support. Your company gets advertising and a huge load of community goodwill.

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    Grey Elephant with white background (titled "Tusker") signed museum-grade print of Writer/Producer Andrew Brown's original painting. Size of print is a standard 11x14. To sweeten, the deal, you will also receive the DIGITAL DOWNLOAD PACKAGE that includes the full film + bonus features as soon as the film is finished! We will also list you on the film's official website (trophygamesfilm.com) after the conclusion of the success Kickstarter campaign.

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    14x18 BABY GIRAFFE ORIGINAL PAINTING (titled "Mtoto Twiga") by Andrew Brown + Digital Download Package + Name in film credits + 2 premiere night tickets. We will also list you as a Key Supporter on the film's official website (trophygamesfilm.com) after the conclusion of the success Kickstarter campaign.

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    16x20 ZEBRA ORIGINAL PAINTING by Andrew Brown + Digital Download Package + Name in film credits + 2 premiere night tickets. We will also list you as a Key Supporter on the film's official website (trophygamesfilm.com) after the conclusion of the success Kickstarter campaign.

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    24x24 ELEPHANT WITH FLOWERS ORIGINAL PAINTING by Andrew Brown + Name in film credits + Digital Package + 2 VIP premiere night package tickets. We will also list you as a Key Supporter on the film's official website (trophygamesfilm.com) after the conclusion of the success Kickstarter campaign.

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    24x30 BLACK & WHITE LION ("The King") ORIGINAL PAINTING by Andrew Harrison Brown + Name in film credits + Digital Package + 2 VIP premiere night package tickets in Raleigh, NC. We will also list you as a Key Supporter on the film's official website (trophygamesfilm.com) after the conclusion of the success Kickstarter campaign.

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    *LOST RHINO BREWERY PREMIERE AND SPONSORSHIP* Become an official sponsor of this film. Your company/org logo will be added to the film posters, credits, websites, etc! We will let everybody know that this film was made possible by your organization's/company's support. Your company gets advertising and a huge load of community goodwill. To top it off, we will offer a premiere screening at your location.

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    DEDICATION RIGHTS to the film.

    We will dedicate this film to the name of your choice. On top of that, you will be named as Key Supporter in film credits + Digital Package + VIP premiere night package. We will also list you as a Key Supporter on the film's official website (trophygamesfilm.com) after the conclusion of the success Kickstarter campaign.

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