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Filmmaker Katherine Brooks drove the country to meet 50 random facebook friends to discover the true meaning of friendship. Read more

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This project was successfully funded on June 2, 2012.

Filmmaker Katherine Brooks drove the country to meet 50 random facebook friends to discover the true meaning of friendship.

About this project

thank you to everyone who has made this dream a reality. You are the makers of this movie. my sincere gratitude to you all.

I'm trying to raise the funds to promote the movie at film festivals and through distribution channels. Again, it isn’t free. The more money we can raise, the wider the distribution. So why is this movie important? It has a simple message but very poignant. “So much of our time is spent tweeting each other, facebooking, instant messaging...rarely do we spend time together anymore Face 2 Face. It's important. When is the last time facebook gave you a hug?”

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    Katherine Brooks ran away from her small town home in Louisiana to pursue a career in television and film when she was just 16 years old; with only 150 dollars to her name, Katherine slept in her car in the parking lot of a Hollywood motel. Now, a decade later and with 15 years of experience in film and television, Katherine has directed some of television's hottest shows and critically acclaimed feature films.

    Her extensive list of television credits include three seasons of the Emmy-http://www.imdb.com/search/name… winning "The Osbournes" and the highly-acclaimed show "The Real World". She produced and directed MTV's "Meet the Barkers" with Blink182 drummer Travis Barker, two seasons of "The Newylweds" starring Jessica Simpson and directed "The Simple Life" with Paris Hilton and Nicole Ritchie.
    Katherine's first feature film, "Loving Annabelle",starred Erin Kelly, Diane Gaidry and Academy http://www.imdb.com/search/name… nominee Kevin McCarthy. The critically acclaimed feature made its premier at the prestigious Cinequest Film Festival where Katherine won the Emerging Filmmaker Award as well as HBO's award for best first feature. Loving Annabelle was released in 2006, and soon became the number one selling film of its genre. It was re-released in 2010 and was the top selling DVD on Amazon for six straight weeks.

    Katherine's second feature film, "Waking Madison", stars Sarah Roemer (Disturbia), Academy http://www.imdb.com/search/name… Elisabeth Shue, Taryn Manning (Hustle & Flow) and Golden Globe-winner Frances Conroy. The film was released in July of 2011.
    In addition to her impressive history in film and television, Katherine is also a member of the Directors Guild of America (DGA) in which only 4% of its members are female. She has served as a Jury Member for Samsung Fresh-Films, the largest teen filmmaking program in the USA, and was the recipient of the LACE http://www.imdb.com/search/name… for Arts and Entertainment, which honors women who have made a difference in the entertainment community.

    On November 6, 2011, Katherine was honored with the Power Up Award for being a strong voice and activist for the LGBT community. Previous honorees have been Ellen Degeneres, Gus Van Sant, Lily Tomlin and Rosie O' Donnell.

    Katherine just released the feature documentary Face 2 Face where she traveled the country to meet 50 of her 5,000 Facebook friends. The film will make its premier on June 3rd at the famous Mann's Chinese Theater.

    Katherine is in post production on the feature film Off The Record, the story of a tortured rock star and the music journalist who interviews her. She is also in pre-production for the documentary Little Monsters that takes a close and personal look at the lives of Lady Gaga's biggest fans.

    In 2010, Katherine started her own production company Big Easy Pictures LLC where she produces and directs quality content for both television and film.

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  • The Face 2 Face Movie DVD will be sent when the movie is released for distribution. That date is not set yet. If your address changes, please email http://mailto:kickstarter@face2facemovie.com

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  • All rewards have been mailed except the Face 2 Face movie DVD. Sorry for the delay but some of the rewards were on backorder. If you have not received your reward, please contact http://mailto:kickstarter@face2facemovie.com.

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  • Yes! If you would like to donate to the film but give the reward to someone as a gift, go through all the normal process of making a donation in your name. For billing purposes, this action must be in your name. After our deadline, we will send a message to you on Kickstarter. (It will be forwarded to the email address you provided) Please reply with all the person’s information that is to receive the reward. We will make sure they are the person who receives it!

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  • YES! This is what we're hoping for, as the Tour will only get bigger and better the more money we are able to raise. Rewards don't shut off once we hit the goal!

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  • Well, donating is donating. Investing is for larger amounts of money (shares start at $25,000) - the investor gets a ROI (return on investment) as well as an Executive Producer Credit. More info can be found at: www.BigEasyPictures.com

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    A heart felt thank you and virtual hug.

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    {DIGITAL DOWNLOAD} digital download of the movie...with bonus features & kickstarter only content.

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    Face 2 Face bracelet

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    A postcard from one of the cities on the tour.

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    {POSTER} A signed Face 2 Face movie poster. International, please add $4.95 for shipping costs.

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    Signed DVD, movie poster and Face 2 Face dog tag.

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    A signed DVD, Face 2 Face hat and Face 2 Face bracelet

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    Access to the behind the scenes premier in Los Angeles as well as never before seen footage.

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    Official Face 2 Face CREW messenger bag with Face 2 Face goodies inside.

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    {THE ULTIMATE KAT PACK}: Loving Annabelle signed DVD and poster. Waking Madison signed DVD and poster, Face 2 Face signed DVD and poster and an autographed 8x10 of Katherine on set. International, please add $4.95 for shipping costs. This reward also includes a phone call from Katherine to personally say thank you!

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    {GET CONNECTED} 30 minute skype conversation with director, Katherine Brooks

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    {LIMITED EDITION} You and ONLY twenty of you will have a very limited edition photography book of my travels around the world. The book will be signed and the 8x10 photographs will also be able to be framed should you want one for your wall. Over 26 photographs will be included with a hand written poem for you on the back.

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    {2,000 OF KAT'S TUNES} My IPod from Face 2 Face with over 2,000 songs, signed by me.

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    {PROMO PACKAGE} Get your favorite charity or your business out there! You get all of the above rewards *minus the limited rewards* and your company logo on our sponsor section of our website. www.face2facemovie.com

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    {SIGNED GUITAR} My acoustic Takamine guitar signed by me that was used on my Face 2 Face journey.

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    {GROOVY IPAD} My Face 2 Face iPad 2 (top of the line - 64gigs + wifi + 3g) that has all the Face 2 Face music and never before seen footage from Face 2 Face.

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    {PREMIER PACKAGE} Be our guest in San Francisco in June or Los Angeles in July. We will take you to parties, pay for your hotel and dine you under the stars. This includes 2 nights in a hotel and domestic airfare. International will have to provide own airfare but will have an extra 2 nights of hotel stay.

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    {DAY with KAT in NEW ORLEANS} If you're not the lunch or party type and just want to do something chill, we can screen my movies or go to a movie...whatever your heart desires cause it's your day! We can get together in a place that makes sense (if you don't want to come to New Orleans, I will fly to you) The hang out should take around 5 hours....and we can split the time however you want. Backers of the day with KAT will also receive any/all of my films and merchandise signed as well as pictures taken. PLEASE NOTE: Estimated delivery is August. Please plan on scheduling your day with me at some point between the next 4-10 months.

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Funding period

- (30 days)