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the film that advances the conversation about women pioneering in their careers
She had BIG dreams, but did what many other up-and-coming millennial women do: she started to burn out.
She had BIG dreams, but did what many other up-and-coming millennial women do: she started to burn out.
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    MANY THANKS!
    Don't have much to spend, but want to help the cause? At $5, you'll still have our eternal gratitude. If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    FOLLOW BACK!
    Choose this reward and get a follow back from the director’s Twitter Account @AshleyMaria (for at least one year), plus, you will receive regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process. When you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    PIONEER BRAG!
    You’ll be sent a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal sticker for your laptop – available only to Kickstarter backers. The decal is intended for your laptop but can stick to almost anything! Put it on your book bag, t-shirt, whatever! Let everyone know that you’re taking control of your career! Plus, you will receive regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process. If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    SPECIAL THANKS
    A special thanks credit in the film and on IMDb!
    (all rewards $25+ will receive the Special Thanks)

    - Plus a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal sticker – available only to Kickstarter backers.
    - Plus regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process.
    - If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    FIRST TO WATCH (A)!
    In addition to a Special Thanks in the final documentary's credits, you will be one of the first to watch the film when you receive a private streaming link to watch Pioneers in Skirts from the comfort of your own home or mobile device once we finish the project! In addition, you’ll be sent a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal sticker – available only to Kickstarter backers. Plus, you will receive regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process. If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    FIRST TO WATCH (B)!
    In addition to a Special Thanks in the final documentary's credits, you will be one of the first to watch the film when you receive a private streaming link to watch Pioneers in Skirts from the comfort of your own home or mobile device once we finish the project! In addition, you’ll be sent a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” mobile device pocket – available only to Kickstarter backers. This pocket can double as a wallet. It holds credit cards, a driver's license, business cards, a stylus, coins or other small personal items. Plus, you will receive regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process. If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    BACKERS THANK YOU SCREENING!
    You and other backers pledging $75 or more are invited to attend a Backers Thank You Screening (a live group movie screening across the world)! Ashley Maria will host at least two live online-screenings of the film. Watch from your computer or mobile device, and after each screening, Ashley will stick around to answer as many of your questions about the film as she can via online Q&A.

    - Plus a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal sticker signed by Ashley Maria herself – available only to Kickstarter backers
    - Plus, once we finish Pioneers in Skirts, be one of the first to view it when we send you a private streaming link to watch the film from the comfort of your own home
    - Plus a Special Thanks in the final documentary's credits and on IMDb
    - Plus receive regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process
    - If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    FILM COLLECTOR!
    In addition to a Backers Thank You Screening invite and a Special Thanks in the final documentary's credits, you will be sent a signed DVD of Ashley's short film - Friday Night Fright, winner of the Directors Guild of America award. You will be one of the first to watch the film when you receive a private streaming link to watch Pioneers in Skirts from the comfort of your own home once we finish the project! You will also receive a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal sticker – available only to Kickstarter backers. Plus, you will receive regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process. If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    Test Screening Early Bird Special!
    Come to an early test cinema screening of the film in Los Angeles (estimated early 2016) and have the opportunity to give feedback and affect the outcome of the final film! (Travel & accommodation not included.) Director Ashley Maria will stick around after the screening for a LIVE Ask Me Anything Q&A session. In addition to a Backers Thank You Screening invite and a Special Thanks in the final documentary's credits, we will send you a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal sticker – available only to Kickstarter backers. You will be one of the first to view the film when we send you a private streaming link to watch Pioneers in Skirts from the comfort of your own home once we finish the project! Plus, you will receive regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process. If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!! But hurry, this early bird reward goes away on August 28!

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    NEW REWARD!

    SKYPE WITH ASHLEY MARIA!
    Skype call with our Director Ashley Maria for 30 minutes about anything you want. (Within reason ya’ll, let’s keep it relatively clean!)

    - Plus, once we finish Pioneers in Skirts, be one of the first to view it when we send you a private streaming link to watch the film from the comfort of your own home
    - Plus a Backers Thank You Screening invite
    - Plus a Special Thanks in the final documentary's credits
    - Plus TWO limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal stickers (1 signed by Ashley Maria and the other just for you to display proudly!)
    - Plus regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process
    - If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    Pledge $150 or more About $150

    IT-GIRL GLAM!
    We will send you an exclusive Pioneering It-Girl Glam Nail Set. Populated with the deluxe Julep DIY It-Girl manicure kit ($100 value) with Emilie (Pioneers in Skirts color) nail polish. You also receive a performance top coat, and two more colors: Bombshell and Classic with a Twist.
    ---The deluxe manicure kit features the same professional tools used by the expert vernisseurs in the Julep Nail Parlors. The set includes four stainless steel implements coated in ultra-durable, bacteria-resistant Teflon, plus an all-purpose emery board. A slim, zippered case makes storage and transport easy.

    - Plus be one of the first to view the film when we send you a private streaming link to watch Pioneers in Skirts from the comfort of your own home once we finish the project
    - Plus a Backers Thank You Screening invite
    - Plus a Special Thanks in the final documentary's credits
    - Plus a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal sticker – available only to Kickstarter backers
    - Plus receive regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process
    - If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    Pledge $150 or more About $150

    TEST SCREENING
    Come to an early test cinema screening of the film in Los Angeles (estimated early 2016) and have the opportunity to give feedback and affect the outcome of the final film! (Travel & accommodation not included.) Director Ashley Maria will stick around after the screening for a LIVE Ask Me Anything Q&A session.

    - Plus, once we finish Pioneers in Skirts, be one of the first to view it when we send you a private streaming link to watch the film from the comfort of your own home
    - Plus a Backers Thank You Screening invite
    - Plus a Special Thanks in the final documentary's credits and on IMDb
    - Plus a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal sticker – available only to Kickstarter backers
    - Plus receive regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process
    - If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    SPOILED READ!
    It just keeps getting better. You’ll be sent a pdf of the final movie transcript on the day of the movie’s release. Read it or remain unspoiled, the choice is yours. In addition to a Backers Thank You Screening invite and a Special Thanks in the final documentary's credits, we will send you a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal sticker – available only to Kickstarter backers. You will be one of the first to view the film when we send you a private streaming link to watch Pioneers in Skirts from the comfort of your own home once we finish the project! Plus, you will receive regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process. If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    MOVIE POSTER KIT
    In addition to a Backers Thank You Screening invite and a Special Thanks in the final documentary's credits, we will send you the official limited edition Pioneers in Skirts movie poster signed by Director Ashley Maria and her crew. We will send you a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal sticker – available only to Kickstarter backers, and you will be one of the first to view the film when we send you a private streaming link to watch Pioneers in Skirts from the comfort of your own home once we finish the project! Plus, you will receive regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process. If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    Pledge $400 or more About $400

    THE FULL VIEWING EXPERIENCE
    You’ll receive the official DVD of the film with bonus footage

    - Plus the official Pioneers in Skirts movie poster signed by Director Ashley Maria and her crew
    - Plus, once we finish Pioneers in Skirts, be one of the first to view it when we send you a private streaming link to watch the film from the comfort of your own home
    - Plus a Backers Thank You Screening invite
    - Plus a Special Thanks in the final documentary's credits and on IMDb
    - Plus a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal sticker – available only to Kickstarter backers
    - Plus receive regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process
    - If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    ASK A VC
    In addition to a Backers Thank You Screening invite and a Special Thanks in the final documentary's credits, spend 30 minutes on the phone with Brad Feld, American entrepreneur, author, blogger, and venture capitalist. He’s globally renowned so don’t pass up this opportunity to ask him about how to pitch to VCs, how to run a board, or anything you want! You will be one of the first to view the film when we send you a private streaming link to watch Pioneers in Skirts from the comfort of your own home once we finish the project! Plus, we will send you a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal sticker – available only to Kickstarter backers, as well as regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process. If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    ASK A CORPORATE PRESIDENT
    In addition to a Backers Thank You Screening invite and a Special Thanks in the final documentary's credits, spend 30 minutes on the phone with Kat Cole, an American businesswoman. Featured on the TV show Undercover Boss, Kat is currently the Group President of Focus Brands, the former President and Chief Operations Officer of Cinnabon (a division under Focus Brands), and former executive vice president of Hooters. Don’t pass up this opportunity to ask her about how to run a global organization, brand expansion, or anything you want! You will be one of the first to view the film when we send you a private streaming link to watch Pioneers in Skirts from the comfort of your own home once we finish the project! Plus, we will send you a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal sticker – available only to Kickstarter backers, as well as regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process. If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    ASK A CEO
    In addition to a Backers Thank You Screening invite and a Special Thanks in the final documentary's credits, spend 30 minutes on the phone, skype or Google hangout with Sarah Bird, an American businesswoman and CEO at Moz, a company that empowers inbound marketers to measure and improve their search, social, links, and brand marketing. Don’t pass up this opportunity to ask her about business models, company culture, women in tech, or anything you want! Sarah will also choose the top three leadership/business books that have been most influential to her – and send them to you! How cool is that?! But wait, there’s more! You will be one of the first to view the film when we send you a private streaming link to watch Pioneers in Skirts from the comfort of your own home once we finish the project! Plus, we will send you a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal sticker – available only to Kickstarter backers, as well as regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process. If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    *NEW* ON SET EXPERIENCE
    Join us as we film interviews and/or scenes, have lunch with the crew, and take part in the movie making magic! Who knows, maybe you will make your own Hollywood cameo in our production! In 2015-early 2016 we will be shooting in Los Angeles. Spend 1-2 days (depending on schedule) and learn how the story unfolds. (Travel and accommodation not included). We can put you to work too! If you want to learn – we’re an experienced teaching set and are happy to have you help. If you know what you’re doing – well then...come on down!

    - Plus receive the official DVD of the film with bonus footage
    - Plus, once we finish Pioneers in Skirts, be one of the first to view it when we send you a private streaming link to watch the film from the comfort of your own home
    - Plus a Backers Thank You Screening invite
    - Plus a Special Thanks in the final documentary's credits
    - Plus a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal sticker – available only to Kickstarter backers
    - Plus regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process
    - If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    *NEW* FILMMAKER EXPERIENCE
    Join us in our Los Angeles studio as we work to finish the film. (late 2015/early 2016) Be a part of the Pioneers in Skirts post-production effort! Join us for 1-2 days (depending on schedule) as we mix the sound, color-correct and finalize picture. It will be an emotional time for all, so bring your tissues! (Travel and accommodation not included.)

    - Plus receive the official DVD of the film with bonus footage
    - Plus, once we finish Pioneers in Skirts, be one of the first to view it when we send you a private streaming link to watch the film from the comfort of your own home
    - Plus a Backers Thank You Screening invite
    - Plus a Special Thanks in the final documentary's credits
    - Plus a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal sticker – available only to Kickstarter backers
    - Plus regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process
    - If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    GROUP SCREENING SPECIAL
    We want this movie to be seen! If you do to, then this is a special offer you can't refuse! In addition to a Backers Thank You Screening invite and a Special Thanks in the final documentary's credits, you will receive the official DVD of the film with bonus footage, DVDs in standard and IMAX theatre formats, a screening agreement that will allow you to screen the film in a private setting*. Director Ashley Maria will introduce the film either via skype or video. Additionally, you will receive the official Pioneers in Skirts movie poster signed by Director Ashley Maria and her crew. You will be one of the first to view the film when we send you a private streaming link to watch Pioneers in Skirts from the comfort of your own home once we finish the project! Plus, we will send you 100 limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal stickers – available only to Kickstarter backers, a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal sticker signed by Ashley Maria herself, as well as regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process. If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
    You donate $5,000 or more to the making of Pioneers in Skirts and we will kiss you! Or, better yet, we’ll give you an on screen Associate Producer credit and invite you to attend the Premiere screening with Ashley Maria and her crew. (Travel and accommodation not included.)

    - Plus receive the official DVD of the film with bonus footage
    - Plus the official Pioneers in Skirts movie poster signed by Director Ashley Maria and her crew
    - Plus, once we finish Pioneers in Skirts, be one of the first to view it when we send you a private streaming link to watch the film from the comfort of your own home
    - Plus a Backers Thank You Screening invite
    - Plus a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal sticker – available only to Kickstarter backers
    - Plus receive regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process
    - If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    PROMOTE YOUR COMPLEMENTARY CAUSE
    For that extra special complementary cause that you care about – we will add a stand-alone title card in the film’s credits, giving a unique focus on your cause. NOTE: we must be able to clear this name through our legal department. We’ll work with you to design it so that it pops out and gets noticed.

    - Plus the official DVD of the film with bonus footage
    - Plus the official Pioneers in Skirts movie poster signed by Director Ashley Maria and her crew
    - Plus, once we finish Pioneers in Skirts, be one of the first to view it when we send you a private streaming link to watch the film from the comfort of your own home
    - Plus a Backers Thank You Screening invite
    - Plus a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal sticker – available only to Kickstarter backers
    - Plus receive regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process
    - If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
    Be an Executive Producer on the film. Have your name featured in the closing credits of the film including the posters, and on IMDb. Attend the screenings and premieres, and really get the true executive producer experience! (Travel and accommodation not included.) In addition to a Backers Thank You Screening invite, you’ll receive the official DVD of the film with bonus footage, and the official Pioneers in Skirts movie poster with your name on it and signed by Director Ashley Maria and her crew. We will send you a limited-edition “I’m a Pioneer” decal sticker – available only to Kickstarter backers, and you will be one of the first to view the film when we send you a private streaming link to watch Pioneers in Skirts from the comfort of your own home once we finish the project! Plus, you will receive regular updates and behind-the-scenes scoop throughout the fundraising and movie making process. If you share your Twitter handle with us, we’ll tweet a big THANK YOU to you!!

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