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A sequel to the "hit" Troma film YETI: A LOVE STORY. An absurd exploitation comedy that exposes the truth about Yeti love. Dig it?
A sequel to the "hit" Troma film YETI: A LOVE STORY. An absurd exploitation comedy that exposes the truth about Yeti love. Dig it?
227 backers pledged $15,528 to help bring this project to life.

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A YETI EXPLOITATION MOVIE WITH HEART?
You said it. But it's way more than just a shock-flick. YETI: A LOVE STORY 2: LIFE ON THE STREETS is a passion project that's been a decade in the making. Let us explain...

In 2004, Adam Deyoe and Eric Gosselin were seniors at Emerson College in Boston. In their final year of school, the two aspiring directors took it upon themselves to make a horror-comedy for around two hundred dollars. The resulting feature, YETI: A LOVE STORY has been one of the most successful DIY Troma flicks of the 21st century. (It's been viewed over 110K times on Youtube and sold out multiple times from Amazon!) You can find that on YOUTUBE (search it!)

Recently YETI: A LOVE STORY went viral after its synopsis from Xfinity appeared on Tumblr and received millions of hits. It then went on to Imgur, BuzzFeed, and most notably, the front page of Reddit. This generated huge amounts of buzz and interest all over the world.

 Now, 10 years later, Deyoe and Gosselin have teamed with Jim Martin (who wrote some of the first movie and also had a noticeable cameo) to continue the story.

YETI: A LOVE STORY 2: LIFE ON THE STREETS is a violent, sordid, sexy and outrageous feature film that explores the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles. Attacking the senses from the get-go with big laughs, Yeti love, cloning, a devil-pimp, the Cop Mafia, relationship troubles, kidnapping, murders, and lemon-party yeti sex and drugs, YETI 2 is a hilariously depraved gross-out horror comedy. With inspiration ranging from Harry & The Hendersons, Taxi Driver, Hardcore, Taken, Aliens, The Toxic Avenger, and Back to the Future, YETI: A LOVE STORY 2: LIFE ON THE STREETS will change the face of “WTF CINEMA” forever.

Along with the directors, the entire cast from the original will be reprising their roles (Even the ones who are famous now... like that one guy who is on PARKS AND RECREATION and the other who won a ton of awards for THE ARTIST) They will also be joined by a brand new yeti, a yeti baby, a whole gaggle of bad cameos, and porn stars. But maybe that doesn't entice you enough... Maybe you need a more indepth "what's this movie about?" Well how's this:

The three of us (Adam Deyoe, Eric Gosselin and Jim Martin) have come a long way in our careers, writing, directing and producing multiple projects in the past 10 years. We plan to use our combined connections, friends and accumulated experience and equipment to create a memorable and shocking film that will outrage AND entertain.

IS THERE A FINISHED SCRIPT?
Yes. Written by Jim Martin & Eric Gosselin, the feature film script is 95 pages long and it's full of awesome. We would post it here, but you don't want us to spoil it for you. Trust us... there are A LOT of twists and turns.

WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE CHARACTERS ?

WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE WRITERS AND DIRECTORS?

Adam Deyoe on IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1951858/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1
Eric Gosselin on IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0331621/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1
Jim Martin on IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2240720/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1

WHO SHOULD BACK THIS PROJECT?
Everyone!  If you've ever seen a movie that inspired you, watched a clip on you tube, downloaded a song, wrote a book, blogged your heart out or just sat around with your friends and told stories and jokes... This movie is for you. Or even if you hate everything I just described. Maybe you have some money that you're looking to get rid of for tax reasons or whatever. We'll take it!

WHY ARE WE USING KICKSTARTER?
YETI: A LOVE STORY 2: LIFE ON THE STREETS Is a movie that could never be made without your help. We aren't trying to make a studio film. We're trying to make the WILDEST WTF independent flick ever... and let's face it, 15K is a lot of money... but it's not a lot for a feature film that you'll be able to cherish, laugh at and punish your family members with for all time.

WHERE WILL YOUR MONEY GO?

We have to pay our cast, first off... And if we have a cast we have to have a set to shoot on (or locations)... and then the cast has to have wardrobe, look good (hair and makeup) and sometimes die violently (sfx & vfx)... And we have to feed people too... Come to think of it, the money's basically already spent. Please send more... oh, and don't worry, we're not getting paid. Any amount we raise on this Kickstarter is going up on the screen!

WHAT IF MORE THAN $15K?

That's not a sentence... but I think I get the drift. We would love to raise more than 15K! The more money we have, the better the final product will look. It's all going on the screen! And there will be stretch goals, too. We don't want to jinx it, but if we reach our goal, we'll tell you about our stretch goals! And yes, they're awesome too!

CONTACT THE YETI 2 TEAM
Email us here: YetiAGayLoveStory2@gmail.com
Tweet at Jim here: @BarelySarcasm
Tweet at Eric here: @ErockGasoline

Risks and challenges

Making an independent movie is always a challenge. Making one for the budget we're planning on making it on, is even harder. The good news is we have done this before. Adam, Eric and Jim have made multiple movies for TROMA HOME VIDEO on budgets of $200, $1500 and $2000, so having a larger budget will immediately give us a leg up.

Scheduling a shoot is always hard as well, but with our relationships to our cast and crew, we have a very democratic and open schedule. The cast and crew all commit their availability to us and we will then schedule it.

Practical locations and sets are all going to be labors of love and acquired during nights, weekends and as favors. If we can't afford it, we're going to pull some strings. That's not always easy, but it's what we do.

Visual effects, special effects and make up are all taken care of by us, but you can never take those things for granted. The time, effort and sweat all take their toll.

Finally, post production... what you can't fix in post, you did wrong in prep or production... And let's just say that the time and hours that we're going to spend on post is through the roof.

Oh, and super finally - we have to get all the perks manufactured - not the hardest challenge there is, but if we spend to much on the film itself, we risk losing money... which wouldn't be the first time we've done that to make a film... but we don't want to do it again.

We're realistic. We know that this isn't going to be easy, but we're sure it's going to be fun and entertaining. We're friends that love working together and making movies that people love. We just want your help to make our favorite film yet.

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    Thanks for donating! Your name is going on our YETI: A GAY LOVE STORY 2: LIFE ON THE STREET “Cop Mafia” website of likely suspects.

    Every little bit helps in the effort to make the best Yeti movie ever.

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    YOU GET NOTHING! That's right. If you don't want to be associated with us at all, but still want to support us, you can donate as much as you want and never be recognized. (You can have this as a perk rather than the Cop Mafia perk if you donate, just let us know when we email you upon the Kickstarter's completion!

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    For this excellent donation, you will receive Access to our YETI: A GAY LOVE STORY 2 downloadable production podcast!

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    IMMEDIATE GRATIFICATION REWARD!
    THE YETI: A LOVE STORY SONGPACK! That's right, you'll get the classic hits from YETI 1 sent to you as downloadable mp3s!
    We know that you want Yeti materials as soon as possible, but we also know that making a movie will take a while... So if you donate $5 (or add $5 more to your donation) We'll email you the downloadable link to some Yeti-riffic tunes to hold you over while we make the movie!

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    Hooray! The Digital release of YETI: A GAY LOVE STORY 2: LIFE ON THE STREETS will be emailed right to your door (email address)!
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    A downloadable voicemail greeting from Sex Piss! And there’s going to be a bunch of them! Download your favorite or use one you hate! Then switch them at will! The choice is up to you.
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    DVD PACKAGE! At this amount you will receive a DVD copy of YETI: A GAY LOVE STORY 2: LIFE ON THE STREETS. (plus everything above!)

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    BLU-RAY PACKAGE! At this amount you will receive a BLU-RAY copy of YETI: A GAY LOVE STORY 2: LIFE ON THE STREETS. (Plus all perks up the $25 level!)

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    T-SHIRT PACKAGE! You get your choice of a SEX PISS t-shirt or a YETI: A GAY LOVE STORY 2 t-shirt! You will also get a choice of DVD or BLU-RAY! (plus all the perks up to the $25 level!)

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    AUTOGRAPHED DVD AND T-SHIRT + SOUNDTRACK PACKAGE! For this donation you'll receive a DVD autographed by the directors & writers (when released). AND THE SOUNDTRACK! AND YOU GET THE T-SHIRT! In addition you will receive a “Special Thanks” credit on the movie (that will also go on your IMDB page)! (plus all the perks up to the $25 level)

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    SPECIAL EDITION BLU-RAY VERSION OF THE $75 PACKAGE! (sorry, they just cost more to manufacture than DVDS) autographed by the directors & writers (when released). AND THE SOUNDTRACK! AND YOU GET THE T-SHIRT! In addition you will receive a “Special Thanks” credit on the movie (that will also go on your IMDB page)! (plus all the perks up to the $25 level)

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    SUPER FAN PACKAGE! At this level you receive an autographed copy of the YETI: A GAY LOVE STORY 2 shooting script signed by writers, directors and cast members. AND a copy of the YETI: A GAY LOVE STORY 2 Treatment & Pitch Bible. (In addition to your choice of the $75 or $80 pledge package!)

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    SINGLE MOM'S CLUB OF YETI SUPPORT! That's right. for One Hundo, you can not only get the 50 dollar bundle... plus a special thanks... AND YOU Eric, Jim and Adam will take you (if you're in the LA area) to see Tyler Perry's SINGLE MOM'S CLUB! And then we'll grab a drink and chat about it!

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    ART CONNOISSEUR PACKAGE! At this level you'll get a personalized sketch by you by the star ofYETI 2, Adam Malamut! That’s right. The star of Yeti and Yeti 2 will draw you just like you’re at a carnival, and he’s a creepy caricature artist. (You also get everything included in the $100 pledge package!)

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    PLUSHY PACKAGE! At this level you'll get A HANDMADE Baby Eddie Yeti doll that was made by Sex Piss and one of his girls! The doll will also have a personalized tag! (You also get everything included in the $100 pledge package!)

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    DAISY DUKES PLUSHY SEXY PACKAGE! In this package you will get EVERYTHING from the $150 plushy package, PLUS a personalized thank you video from the Yeti. In addition to this, you'll get an AUTOGRAPHED pair of DAISY DUKES! FROM SEX PISS!

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    ACTION PACKAGE! You’re now a featured extra in YETI: A GAY LOVE STORY 2: LIFE ON THE STREETS. Provided you can make it to the set during production (you will be contacted re: Dates of shooting, etc). It will be on your IMDB and you’ll have it on your reel forever. You and a guest will also be officially invited to the Premiere Screening in Los Angeles, Ca (travel & lodging not included). This includes 2 invitations to the reception following the screening. If you can only do one or the other, that’s your call (But we would love to have you at both.) And yes, You also get everything included in the $100 pledge package!

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    SEXY ACTION PACKAGE! You get everything you get for the $250 level plus an erotic* personalized “thank you” video from Sex Piss himself. You will also get a rare autographed dvd copy of YETI: A GAY LOVE STORY (Unless you don’t want us to autograph it). *it won’t actually be very erotic...

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    R.I.P. ACTION PACKAGE! You get everything you get for the $300 level, but there's more: You’re not just an extra anymore. You are now a character that gets killed in YETI: A GAY LOVE STORY 2: LIFE ON THE STREETS. Do you want to be killed by the Yeti (or another character)? Now’s your chance… that is, provided you can make it to the set during production (you will be contacted re: Dates of shooting, etc). It will be on your IMDB and you’ll have it on your reel forever.

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    PRAISE YETI GONG PACKAGE! You get everything at the $100 level and you’re now the proud owner of the Yeti hypnotizing gong used by the evil cult in the original Yeti: A Gay Love Story film

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    PRAISE YETI PLAQUE PACKAGE! You get everything at the $100 level and You’re now the proud owner of a one of a kind Yeti plaque created by the Yeti himself, signed by the artist with a certificate of authenticity!

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER PACKAGE! An Associate Producer credit on the film! Your IMDB will now boast that you’re an Associate Producer on the illustrious “Yeti: A Gay Love Story 2: Life on the Streets.” As you’re a credited associate producer, you and a guest will also be officially invited to the Premiere Screening in Los Angeles, Ca (travel & lodging not included). That also includes 2 invitations to the reception following the screening and a personal phone call from the directors, and Sex Piss or Pimp Billy Faunz thanking you for your support. (plus everything in the $100 package)

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    PRODUCER PACKAGE! A Producer credit on the film! Your IMDB will now boast that you’re a Producer on the illustrious “Yeti: A Gay Love Story 2: Life on the Streets.” As you’re a credited producer, you and a guest will also be officially invited to the Premiere Screening in Los Angeles, Ca (travel & lodging not included). That also includes 2 invitations to the reception following the screening and a personal phone call from the directors, and Sex Piss or Pimp Billy Faunz thanking you for your support. (plus everything in the $100 package)

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER PACKAGE! An Executive Producer credit on the film! Your IMDB will now boast that you’re an Executive Producer on the illustrious “Yeti: A Gay Love Story 2: Life on the Streets.” As you’re a credited EP, you and a guest will also be officially invited to the Premiere Screening in Los Angeles, Ca (travel & lodging not included). That also includes 2 invitations to the reception following the screening and a personal phone call from the directors, and Sex Piss or Pimp Billy Faunz thanking you for your support. (plus everything in $100 package)

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    YETI PARTY PACKAGE! That's right. For 10K you get a YETI: A GAY LOVE STORY 2: LIFE ON THE STREETS PARTY! Sex Piss, Pimp Billy Faunz and Adam Deyoe will come to YOU if you live in the United States… Hawaii & Alaska are included ;)! for a PRIVATE SCREENING, Q&A, and YETI-CENTRIC HANG! Gather everyone you know and raise the money and we’ll get to you and show you the most fun ever. We'll also bring you some presents, swag and other stuff for the shindig. (Including T-Shirts, DVDs, Blu-Rays, soundtracks, etc.)

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