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Meet Jacques Bolsey - the man behind a generation's worth of moving images.
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    Level 1 - (The Cinegraphe-Bol):
    We appreciate your contribution! This project wouldn't exist if it weren't for people like you. Any contribution counts! For this perk level you receive our utmost appreciation. Thank you. Thank you. THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

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    Level 2 - (The Cine Fader): Another step in the right direction! Thank you for your support! Donate at this level and in gratitude we will sing your praises to the world with personal SHOUT- OUTS on Twitter and Facebook AND we will email you a CUSTOM MADE DIGITAL PHOTO BOOK PDF about our film's main subject, the enigmatic inventor, Jacques Bolsey.

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    NEW REWARD available only at this level! At this level you will receive everything above as well as a signed Beyond the Bolex flyer!

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    Level 3 - (The Bolex Auto Cine A): Contribute at the Bolex Auto Cine A level and receive email updates, a shout-out on Twitter and Facebook, a custom made Digital Photo Book about Jacques Bolsey AND a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD OF THE FINISHED FILM. (The release date is contingent on the festival run schedule).

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    NEW REWARD available only at this level! At this level you will receive everything above as well as a personal THANK YOU CARD from our team.

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    Level 4 - (The Swiss Alpa): Donate at this level and receive email updates, a shout-out on Twitter and Facebook, a custom made Digital Photo Book about Jacques Bolsey, a digital download of the finished film AND a “BEYOND THE BOLEX” T-SHIRT.

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    NEW REWARD available only at this level! (The Photographer) At this level you will receive everything above plus a SIGNED PRODUCTION STILL. Only 5 available!

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    Level 5 - (The Bolex H16): Donate at this level and help us bring the inventor’s story to the screen. You will also receive, all the above perks as well as SPECIAL THANKS in the film’s credits and on IMDB!

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    NEW REWARD available only at this level!!! (The Business Man) At this level you will received everything above plus a signed copy of a 1920's Bolex ad. Only ten available!

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    Level 6 - (The Renaissance Man): Help us make this film and learn more about Bolsey’s visionary process. Only at this level, you will receive a ONE-OF-A-KIND, BOLEX-INSPIRED COLLAGE by the talented poet and artist, Jono Tosch. See examples of his work here: http://museumandcrane.com/exhibition/7/absences

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    Level 7 - (N-9 Ariel Combat Camera): Contribute at this level and receive an INVITATION TO A PRIVATE SCREENING PARTY IN LA once the film is finished (flight and accommodations not included) AND receive a POSTER SIGNED BY THE PRODUCTION TEAM once the film is completed.

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    Level 8 - (The Bolsey 8mm/Uniset Camera): Donate at the Bolsey 8mm perk level and receive all of the above perks + DINNER WITH ONE OF THE PRODUCERS AND THE DIRECTOR in any city we are shooting in. (Travel and accommodations not included). You will also receive a vintage copy of Bolex Reporter Magazine, dedicated to you and signed by Director, Alyssa Bolsey.

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    NEW REWARD only available at this level! (The Designer) At this level you will receive everything above plus a Jacques Bolsey camera blueprint reproduction! Only 10 available in total!

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    NEW REWARD available only at this level!!! - (The Camera Collector) At this level you will receive everything above plus Camilo will carve a wooden "Beyond the Bolex" placard for you. Only 3 will be made!

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    NEW REWARD available only at this level! (The Artist) At this level, you will receive everything above plus one of two sketches of Jacques Bolsey's personal Bolex camera drawn by Jacques Bolsey's daughter, renowned artist, Carole Bolsey. (http://www.carolebolsey.com/intro.shtml)

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    Level 9 - (The Bolsey 35mm Still Camera Series):
    Donate at this level and you will receive all of the above perks plus you will be able to see this camera, as well as all of Jacques Bolsey’s private collection, because you will receive a PERSONAL INVITATION BY JACQUES BOLSEY'S FAMILY TO VIEW HIS PRIVATE ARCHIVE in Boston, MA at his daughter’s home. (Travel and accommodations not included).

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    NEW REWARD available only at this level! (The Painter) At this level you will receive everything above plus a painting of Jacques Bolsey's personal Bolex camera painted by his daughter, renowned artist, Carole Bolsey. (http://www.carolebolsey.com/intro.shtml)

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    Level 10 - (The Camera Club): Only available at this level, join our team and receive an ASSOCIATE PRODUCER CREDIT on the film. This perk includes all of the above plus INVITATIONS TO ATTEND PARTIES at film festivals where the film will eventually screen.

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    Level 11 - (The Camera Maker): You, too, are a visionary! Only at this level you will receive all of the above perks plus a PRIVATE SCREENING OF THE DOCUMENTARY FOR YOU AND YOUR FRIENDS on a mutually agreed upon date once it is completed. We will fly to you! (US only)

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    Level 12 - (The Film Pioneer): Your contribution will truly bring this story to life. You will receive an EXECUTIVE PRODUCER CREDIT, rock star status and all of the above perks!

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