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Bobby SimmonsBy Bobby Simmons
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Bobby SimmonsBy Bobby Simmons
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$130
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Funding Unsuccessful
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About

The Discover Charlotte Documentary Project works to create an identity for a city who's economic growth has outstretched it's cultural expansion.

Through a series of short stories told through unique and culturally rare perspectives; "Discover Charlotte" aims to share the story and relevance that Charlotte, NC has to America.

Rapidly growing business and economy in Charlotte, NC has built up a large melting pot of cultures. Representative of a new age American society, "Discover Charlotte", looks to identify a mainstream multicultural society by exploring it’s past, present and future.

The Discover Charlotte Documentary Project
Through a series of captivating short stories told through the mouths of local Charlotteans, transplants and visitors; "Discover Charlotte" will provide the platform to allow Charlotte's epic tale of politics, business and culture to be told.

MSNBC Downtown Charlotte
MSNBC Downtown Charlotte

Purpose                                                                                                                    With the culmination of the #DNC2012 , Charlotte has been projected into the international spotlight, allowing critics, business, and media outlets the opportunity to explore what our great city has to offer.

Charlotte did an amazing job hosting the #DNC2012, portraying the city ‘s achievement’s on a golden platter. Through this documentary, Discover Charlotte will keep the world aware of Charlotte’s people, events and success.

Be a part of History!
We need your assistance in making this project a success. Besides helping fund the production of the documentary through rental purchases, permits and travel expenses. We also need your energy, enthusiasm, thoughts and ideas.

That's right, we also need to hear from you!  If you have a compelling story about a particularly interesting time or person in Charlotte,  we would love to share your story.  

But to do so we need you to share our story on facebook and twitter.

At the completion of the Discover Charlotte Documentary Project there are plans for a premiere block party at a local landmark that will include local artist, vendors and businesses. 

Discover Charlotte is also planning an art & photography exhibit. The exhibit will be displayed at a local art museum to tell the short stories of "Discover Charlotte"through local artist work. 

Discover Charlotte Soundtrack
Discover Charlotte Soundtrack

There is also a Discover Charlotte Soundtrack that is currently being produced for this documentary; which will feature both local and transplant music.

Last but not least,  after the project is completed, we will begin our sales presentation of the Discover Charlotte Documentary Project. The project will also be entered into all of the appropriate North Carolina Film Festivals.

In the mean time, Discover Charlotte will be running portions of segments from the documentary on Cable Access channel 21. The first shows premiere on October 11th and the 25th @ 1:30pm EST. Tune in for a glimpse of The Discover Charlotte Documentary Project.

Downtown Charlotte
Downtown Charlotte

Who are We?
The Discover Charlotte Documentary Project is for the community and created by the community.

Director Bobby Simmons and Producer Ed Boyce are both native Charlotteans who have worked in the production industry for a combined 20 years of experience.

So far all cost have been covered by The Discover Charlotte Crew & Director Bobby Simmons. Bobby and the crew are struggling artist and could really use your financial aid to finish The Discover Charlotte Documentary Project.

There are a number of production expenses that need to be covered in order to ensure a successful project. All business is being conducted in town through local business and vendors. Discover Charlotte has developed a detailed budget for the entire documentary production; these budgets are available upon request.

Discover Charlotte turned to KickStarter.com to ensure that members of the Charlotte community might have a chance to be a part of History by supporting The Discover Charlotte Documentary Project.

Let’s spread the word!
Share this on your Facebook & Twitter now and we will friend you and tell the world how much of an awesome person you are.

Check out our YouTube page to see behind the scenes footage, segment trailers and other viral videos from Discover Charlotte. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us!

Join Discover Charlotte Today to preserve the tradition and culture within a rapidly expanding southern metropolis.

Charlotte, NC
Charlotte, NC

To guarantee the successful completion of this project we are going need your help! 

Your donations and support will help cover production & post-production expenses as well as promotional materials needed to raise awareness about The Discover Charlotte Documentary Project.

Thank you in advance for any support you provide. 

Discover+Share+Like+Join

Discover Charlotte
(980) 226-1978
Discovercharlotte704@gmail.com                                                                                                                           Twitter: @DQC704
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 "North Carolina, A hard habit to break"

      -Will Rodgers-

Risks and challenges

The challenges in completing The Discover Charlotte Documentary Project comes from scheduling and shooting interviews;
There are an array of guest that will be featured in the documentary. Scheduling all the guest is difficult. Therefore, we will schedule studio and on-location shoots.

The Discover Charlotte Documentary Project will be working to market, distribute and promote the project. To ensure success, Discover Charlotte intends to involve a wide variety of groups and topics related to Charlotte, NC.

Seeking attention in multiple topics and areas, all necessary steps will be made to market and promote this project; including the use of local theaters and media outlets.

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    Discover Charlotte collector's edition DVD with behind the scenes footage, the Discover Charlotte Documentary and interviews with cast and crew. Along with one of each Discover Charlotte Merchandise item from above.

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