Funded! This project was successfully funded on June 28, 2012.

Update #1

Thank you backers!!! And new rewards are now available!

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THANK YOU FRIENDS! Thanks to all of our amazing backers we're at 12k just 5 days in! But the road to 32k is still long so PLEASE keep spreading the word- share on your Facebook, Twitter, email to your friends. Share with anyone you know who loves Big Star or even just music fans. We cannot thank you enough for your support, we feel so humbled by your generosity and enthusiasm! 

In terms of rewards it seems y'all REALLY like the $50 option so we just upped the amount available so if you just missed out there's more available now!

Also - one of our savvy backers suggested a "pick 4" option for $150 so we just added that as well. And we're looking to add a couple more last minute but totally amazing rewards so keep checking the page and remember you can always change the amount or which reward you'd like anytime!

Once again we thank you so much! And feel free add any suggestions in the comments sections. :)

Danielle, Drew & Olivia

www.bigstarstory.com 

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    A postcard of the film poster from SXSW and your name listed on the Contributor's Page of our website.

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    Big Star T-Shirt (sizes small – XXL)

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    16 backers Limited (84 left of 100)

    Your choice of a vinyl LP of #1 Record or Radio City

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    DVD of the film when available (2013) And one of the items below: Rhino’s Handmade Chris Bell I Am the Cosmos CD, Your choice of a vinyl LP of #1 Record or Radio City, Big Star #1 Record / Radio City CD, Big Star T-shirt

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    39 backers Limited (11 left of 50)

    DVD of the film when available (2013) And two of the items below: Rhino’s Handmade Chris Bell I Am the Cosmos CD, Your choice of a vinyl LP of #1 Record or Radio City, Big Star #1 Record / Radio City CD, Big Star T-shirt

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    14 backers Limited (36 left of 50)

    Pick 3 of the items below: Omnivore Recording’s Alex Chilton 1970 Session CD or Vinyl, DVD of the film when available (2013), Rhino’s Handmade Chris Bell I Am the Cosmos CD, Your choice of a vinyl LP of #1 Record or Radio City, Big Star #1 Record / Radio City CD, Big Star T-Shirt

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    2 backers Limited (48 left of 50)

    Pick 4 of the items below: Omnivore Recording’s Alex Chilton 1970 Session CD or Vinyl, DVD of the film when available (2013), Rhino’s Handmade Chris Bell I Am the Cosmos CD, Your choice of a vinyl LP of #1 Record or Radio City, Big Star #1 Record / Radio City CD, Big Star T-Shirt

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    Rhino’s Big Star box set “Keep An Eye on the Sky” + (one ) DVD, LP, CD, or T-shirt

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    19 backers Limited (31 left of 50)

    Original Steve Keene painting of one of the 3 album covers (#1 Record, Radio City or Third) + (one ) DVD, LP, CD, or T-shirt

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    4 backers Limited (21 left of 25)

    Omnivore Recording’s Big Star Third LP [Test Pressing Edition] + (one ) DVD, LP, CD, or T-shirt

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    6 backers Limited (4 left of 10)

    Rhino’s Big Star box set “Keep An Eye on the Sky” signed by John Fry and Jody Stephens + A copy of the DVD (when available - 2013) + "Special Thanks" in the film credits

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    Limited Edition SXSW 2012 film poster for Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me signed by John Fry and Jody Stephens (only 5 of these beautiful posters exists!) + A copy of the DVD (when available) + "Special Thanks" in the film credits

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    A signed copy of William Eggleston’s Guide monograph + A copy of the DVD (when available - 2013) + "Special Thanks" in the film credits

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    5 backers Limited (5 left of 10)

    Original Steve Keene paintings of ALL THREE Big Star album covers (#1 Record, Radio City & Third). Each painting is original, unique and hand-painted by Keene himself (see examples below the text to the left) + (one ) DVD (2013), LP, CD, or T-shirt

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    2 backers Limited (1 left of 3)

    An exclusive tour of Ardent Studios in Memphis and lunch with John Fry and Jody Stephens at BBQ Shop (You must get yourself there!) + “Special Thanks” in the film credits + Anything from above (while supplies last)

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    A phone call from original Big Star member Jody Stephens (ask him anything you want!) + “Special Thanks” in the film credits + Anything from above (while supplies last)

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    An once-in-a-lifetime “listening session” with original Big Star engineer John Fry and original member Jody Stephens at the famed Ardent Studios. Sit in the same studio where Big Star recorded all three of their iconic records as John mixes the individual multi-tracks and explains how these incredible records were made while Jody gives background on the recording process of the band. This is truly the ultimate fan experience! Included is a guided tour of Ardent Studios by John and Jody as well as lunch at BBQ Shop. + "Special Thanks" in the film credits + A copy of the DVD (when available) + Anything from above (while supplies last).

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    2 tickets to the NY or LA premiere and the after party! (you must get yourself there) + "Special Thanks" in the film credits + A copy of the DVD (when available) + Anything from above (while supplies last)

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    Be the first to see the nearly completed film for an exclusive test screening on July 26th in Memphis with a performance after the screening with surprise guests. (You must get yourself to Memphis) - Includes screening tickets for two guests + An once-in-a-lifetime “listening session” with original Big Star engineer John Fry and original member Jody Stephens at the famed Ardent Studios. Sit in the same studio where Big Star recorded all three of their iconic records as John mixes the individual multi-tracks and explains how these incredible records were made while Jody gives background on the recording process of the band. This is truly the ultimate fan experience! Included is a guided tour of Ardent Studios by John and Jody as well as lunch at BBQ Shop. + "Special Thanks" in the film credits + A copy of the DVD (when available) + Anything from above (while supplies last).

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    You receive a credit as Associate Producer of the film and will be listed on IMDB.com with the rest of the crew! + Anything from above (while supplies last)

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