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

Update #5

Only 68 hours left to contribute! Last chance to be a part of some amazing incentives!

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We're very thankful to everyone who has already pledged to help finish this film that Jim Derogatis has already called, "Brilliant!"

There is still time to pick up any of the following items: 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, LP of #1 Record or Radio City, Big Star #1 Record / Radio City CD, Original Steve Keene painting of one of the 3 album covers (#1 Record, Radio City or Third), Rhino’s Big Star box set Keep An Eye on the Sky, a phone call from original Big Star member Jody Stephens (ask him anything you want!), 2 tickets to the NY or LA premiere and the after party! (you must get yourself there) and finally - for the super fan:

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.

Thank you friends!

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

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    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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    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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    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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