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WATCH TRAILER BELOW! This movie is FINISHED. We want to bring it to THEATERS. If you agree BEAUTY is not a size, age or color, help us!
WATCH TRAILER BELOW! This movie is FINISHED. We want to bring it to THEATERS. If you agree BEAUTY is not a size, age or color, help us!
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Hi, I’m Cathryn Michon, and this is my fat. 

I'm the Director, Co-Writer and one of the stars of the FINISHED MOVIE Muffin Top: A Love Story.  I'm one of the 4% of women who has actually been allowed to direct a feature film.  If you think men are 96% more talented than women, please stop reading.  

Yay! You kept reading! I love you already. As you can see I have literally put my own Muffin Top on the line to make this sweet and funny chick flick made by actual chicks. It’s a hilarious movie about how women shouldn’t feel bad they aren't supermodels (superfreaks, actually) but should love themselves first, flaws and all!

Kickstarter is a revolutionary way for audiences to be empowered—to vote for the movies they want to see by backing them early. The one-of-a-kind rewards you get when you pledge are ONLY available here, to Team Muffin Top. They’ll never be sold anywhere else. Rewards like: signed limited edition DVDs, props from the movie, you can even get your name on the silver screen!

We want to turn this movie into a MOVIE-MENT, doing what no one has ever done with an indie: bringing it on a red carpet Girls' Night Out Premiere Tour. We want to literally change film history, but we need your help.

We are super proud that Muffin Top has more women in front of and behind the camera than any other movie made in LA in the last three years. It also features the first all female soundtrack in romantic comedy history! Currently, according to the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, there are fewer women in front of and behind the camera than at any other time in the five years they've been tracking it. We are going backward. But we defied those odds and proved that women make amazing movies and women's stories are worth telling.

Help Us Tell The World: 

BEAUTY IS NOT A SIZE, AGE, OR COLOR!

Amazing men worked on the movie too, because men who are cool support interesting women. I co-wrote the film with my husband, W. Bruce Cameron. Bruce wrote the New York Times bestseller A Dog’s Purpose so yes, there is a dog in Muffin Top.

Tucker
Tucker

The role of Boo Boo is played by our dog Tucker, who is totally believable as a dog! Many are saying he’s the new Benji. (And, of course, when I say, “many” I mean “my husband and I.”)

Muffin Top: A Love Story is a truly funny film about the insecurity most women feel when confronted with unrealistic images of women in media. Real women look much more like the beautiful women in our movie.

Marcia Wallace and Michael Hawley
Marcia Wallace and Michael Hawley
Melissa Peterman and Cathryn Michon
Melissa Peterman and Cathryn Michon
Retta
Retta
Marissa Jaret Winokur
Marissa Jaret Winokur

That's why we want to do a nationwide Muffin Top "PUT CHICKS BACK IN FLICKS" Red Carpet Tour.

We want to take our cast, and our film, to towns that don't get red carpet Hollywood Premieres, places like Kansas City, Minneapolis, Denver, Little Rock, Fayetteville, Orlando etc. These premieres will be the Girls' Night Out of a lifetime, with giveaways and red carpet photos of you with our cast members and even more surprises. Each night will be like a true Hollywood premiere, but not in Hollywood! Want us to bring Muffin Top to your town? Let us know on our website www.muffintopmovie.com where you can vote for your town. 

We want empower female audiences around the world to demand: "PUT CHICKS BACK IN FLICKS!"

Dot Marie Jones
Dot Marie Jones

Women buy 55% of theater tickets and our stories are not being told. 

That’s just disrespectful. When female powered films do huge business (“The Help;” “Bridesmaids”) Hollywood says, “It's a surprise hit! Who would have thought people want to see a movie full of women?”

Only 6% of studio movies have a cast that is 50% women. They don’t even have a statistic for how many films are predominantly female casts—they are that rare.

We want to activate female audiences everywhere to say:

“Hey Hollywood, if you want our money, you have to let us talk!”

  • WONDERFUL CAST: Muffin Top celebrates women’s friendships and features a cast of incredibly hilarious women like Tony Winner Marissa Jaret Winokur (Hairspray); Emmy Winner Marcia Wallace (The Simpsons); Three-Time Emmy nominee Dot Marie Jones (Glee); Emmy nominee Markie Post (There’s Something About Mary); Retta (Parks and Recreation); Melissa Peterman (Reba); Haylie Duff (Napoleon Dynamite) and Maria Bamford (Arrested Development).
  • AMAZING SOUNDTRACK: We have the first-in-film-history all-woman soundtrack and score, anchored by our composer, award-winning international recording artist Michelle Featherstone. assembled by Music Supervisor Erin Dillon at Creative Control, the people who did the soundtrack for the Oscar winning Best Picture Crash.
  • WOMEN BEHIND THE CAMERA: We have a woman director (only 4% of Hollywood movies do) an all woman camera crew, a woman gaffer, and women in nearly every crew position.

Oh, we also have some fantastically funny and talented men in Muffin Top: David Arquette (Scream); Diedrich Bader (Napoleon Dynamite); Jordan Black (Bridesmaids); Gary Anthony Williams (Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle); and Phil LaMarr (Pulp Fiction).

David Arquette
David Arquette
Gary Anthony Williams
Gary Anthony Williams

Coming soon to a theater near you.

We mean it, we really want to take this “chick flick made by chicks” to as many places as we can. We want to have Hollywood style premiere parties everywhere we go. And most important, we want to send a message: start making movies that show real, actual women in them!

How ambitious is that? Okay, pretty ambitious. But that’s how the culture changes. That’s how the world changes. Please join us and be part of this very positive change.

We have some really fabulous rewards not available anywhere else, and will always be grateful for your help. Won’t you pledge something to help our dream become a reality?

The more money we raise, the more towns we will go to and the more of our cast that can come to publicize this “MOVIE-MENT.” It's that simple.

Help us take the movie to towns like yours, and deliver our message to the world!  We are actually hoping to raise more than our goal, because we want to produce as many red carpet events as we can.  If a truly empowered audience helps us shoot past our target, I promise you that will be the news the national media will spread far and wide.  Wouldn't it be great to see that story on the front page of a newspaper?

HEADLINE: WOMEN (AND THE MEN WHO ARE COOL ENOUGH TO CELEBRATE WOMEN) DEMAND CHANGE!

You can make that headline happen.  We will make it happen together.  Please become part of Team Muffin Top. Let's cover this map with Muffin Tops together!

Vote to bring Muffin Top to your city!
Vote to bring Muffin Top to your city!


Cathryn Michon's novel from which Muffin Top was adapted. It is also one of our rewards at the $125 level!
Cathryn Michon's novel from which Muffin Top was adapted. It is also one of our rewards at the $125 level!

Risks and challenges

On Kickstarter, if you don't make your goal, the project gets none of the pledged money. None. But our biggest risk isn't losing the money, it's failing to show the powers that be that audiences can be activated to demand PUT CHICKS BACK IN FLICKS. We want the story to be that audiences rose up and created a revolution, a MOVIE-MENT!

Wouldn’t it be weird if Hollywood Studios actually listened to film WATCHERS? 

With your help via Kickstarter, we’re going to show Hollywood that movies with interesting women characters are actually worth making because it is what women want, and we’re the majority of the audience!

We will listen to you. Bruce and I will be in your town for the premiere tour. I’ll take your questions and your comments to heart. I want to know: should we make more movies like this? We’re planning on it with our production company, Surprise Hit Films. Tell us what you want to see next!

If we make our Kickstarter goal, we can guarantee that we will deliver every wonderful, unique reward we are offering, because we’ve already made this film. And if we raise more money than our goal, we will simply expand the tour, and go to more cities. We’ll have a place on our website where you can write to us and suggest your home town, and we’ll see which locations garner the most enthusiasm and do our best to add those places to the tour. We’ll have more money to bring in more of the actors, and make these red carpet premieres that much more fabulous.

But our biggest challenge is that we are getting in the face of some very powerful people. These people get paid a lot of money to make summer tentpole blockbusters that are sequels to other summer tentpole blockbusters. They believe that the only movies that anyone wants to see are those that are designed to appeal to 14 year-old boys. The last thing they want is to read that Muffin Top: A Love Story has any audience at all.

You can show Hollywood’s big shots what they should have known all along, the audience should be the King AND THE QUEEN!

So yeah, it’s not going to be easy to get into theaters, but with your help we’re going to do it. And when I’m in your town, I want to personally talk to you about movies, and the direction Hollywood is taking us. Because unlike Hollywood, if you give us your money, we will let you talk!

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    MINI-MUFFIN LEVEL **Exclusive updates and Muffin Top party kit**
    At this level you get exclusive backer updates. We’re not just launching a movie, we’re launching a "moviement" to put chicks back in flicks. And now you’re part of it! We’re talking behind-the-scenes pictures, film clips, news from our embedded journalists, and we're giving you a Muffin Top Viewing Party Kit PDF download. Designed by expert partiers and tested on unsuspecting guests, the party kit includes all the recipes, decor ideas, favors, and the signature Muffintini.

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    LOVE ME, LOVE MY DOG LEVEL **You and your dog are now stars on our website**
    This film actually stars our dog Tucker, so we wanted to create a reward level for all our dog-loving friends! Your name and your dog’s name will appear in the special thanks section of the Muffin Top Movie website. Everyone will know you were there, helping us when we really needed it. Plus, you’ll get the Muffin Top Party download and regular fascinating updates!

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    BRAN MUFFIN LEVEL **Shooting script PDF**
    This reward is low-fat and good for you! We’re going to send you a PDF of the shooting script, complete with all of the handwritten notes. This is something filmmakers don’t usually share. It’s an amazing insight into the filmmaking process. Plus, you and/or your dog will be thanked, you’ll get the Party download, and you’ll receive critical updates so you’ll know everything important!

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    CHOCOLATE CHIP MUFFIN LEVEL **You or your dog are in the movie poster** Almost anything in this world is better with chocolate chips. You’ve kicked it up a notch and we’re matching that. At this level your dog photo or your personal photo will be part of an incredible mosaic version of the movie poster on the Muffin Top Movie website. Think how honored your dog will be to have his/her photo in a real movie poster! Or think how proud your dog will be if it is YOUR photo! If not your dog, how about your cat, or your kid? Plus, you get all previous rewards.

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    DIET MUFFIN LEVEL **DVD** Pledge $25 or more This level is for those who want to be part of the movement but are watching their money calories! You get a playable DVD of the film after the film has gone through it's initial run. Not signed and not in a fancy package, but the movie, after its release. For only $5 more, you get to stream the movie early, and still get this basic DVD. At $45 you get the fancier DVD, hand signed by the filmmakers, plus all previous rewards. This level does not include previous rewards.

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    THE FULL BAKER’S DOZEN MUFFIN LEVEL **Stream Muffin Top: A Love Story**
    Be among the first to stream Muffin Top: A Love Story, one time, and if you want to invite friends over to watch it that’s fine because you’ll also have the party download, you’ll wow them with your inside knowledge from your insider updates, you’ll show them that you’re thanked on our web site, you’ll have the shooting script, and you’ll be proud that you or your dog is in the mosaic.

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    *The Dogs of Christmas Exclusive Limited Edition Gift Set* You get a signed, personalized, first edition of The Dogs of Christmas, PLUS, a really cool-looking and very exclusive The Dogs of Christmas holiday ornament, PLUS, a The Dogs of Christmas sticky note pad, AND, finally, a limited-print-run The Dogs of Christmas bookmark. When the first editions sell out, you won't be able to get another one, and we've got a very, very limited number of the Christmas ornaments. When they're gone, they're gone!

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    CAKE LEVEL **Signed limited edition DVD**
    Muffins are great, but when you really want to celebrate, let’s face it, it’s about cake. At this level, you get your cake and watch it too. You will be getting a collectible limited edition DVD with extras that will never be released commercially. It will also be signed by filmmakers Cathryn Michon and W. Bruce Cameron. This DVD only for the people who believed in us first, and who helped us to take the message of bringing chicks back to flicks worldwide. Plus all previous rewards.

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    **Signed collectible limited edition Blu-ray**
    Exactly per above, except that it’s Blu-ray.

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    CAKE AND WINE LEVEL **Personalized edition of "The Dogs of Christmas" and DVD**
    Cake is the bomb, no question, but really, isn’t cake and wine even better? We are so blown away by your support that we want to do even more to thank you. For you, we will send a personalized first edition of Bruce’s new book "The Dogs of Christmas" which comes out in October and the personalized signed limited edition DVD of the film. The book will make a fabulous, unique gift—the first edition of "A Dog’s Purpose" sold out in just two weeks and can now be bought only through rare book dealers—but no one will blame you if you want to keep it for yourself. By personalized, we mean that the author will inscribe the book with the personal dedication of your choice! He does very few of these, usually only at live events or for the animal charities he supports. Plus you get all the previous rewards.

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    **Personalized 1st edition of "The Dogs of Christmas" and signed Blu-ray**
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    CAKE AND CHAMPAGNE LEVEL **Personally inscribed DVD**
    Look, everyone knows that whereas cake and wine is good, champagne and cake is even better. Usually you have to get married to get this, and even so, half the time they smash the cake in your face, which we would never do. At this level you get a personally inscribed limited edition DVD by W. Bruce Cameron/Cathryn Michon. That’s right, not just signed, but personalized the way you want it—just keep in mind that there’s only so much room to write so if you find your requested dedication running longer than the tax code, you might want to edit yourself. And, of course, all previous levels. Did you think we forgot? We didn’t, we love you!

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    YOU’RE PART OF OUR MOVIE FAMILY LEVEL **You are in the movie**
    When you make a movie, the people you work with become like family, only in many cases much better (depending on your personal family, of course) So to thank you for being supportive of this project at this incredibly generous level, we are going to put your name (or dog’s name if you’re feeling shy or just want to shine the spotlight on your deserving pooch) in the special thanks section in the credits of the ACTUAL MOVIE. Yes, the name will be onscreen, in theaters and on DVD and V.O.D. (video on demand) and in obscure countries like Latvia. (No offense to anyone from Latvia—we love Latvia, because A Dog’s Purpose was a bestseller there!) Always wanted to see your name in lights? Now you can! PLUS, of course, all previous rewards.

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    PUT CHICKS BACK IN FLICKS CLUB LEVEL **Exclusive custom collectible purse holder** This film was adapted from Cathryn’s critically acclaimed novel "The Grrl Genius Guide to Sex (With Other People)". The book came out of the Grrl Genius Club stand up-act she did at shows she hosted featuring legendary comics like Ellen Degeneres, Janeane Garafolo and Margaret Cho. To honor that wonderful chick comedy history from which the film is derived, we have created a limited edition purse holder for the film. It’s a clever little device that hangs your purse off a table or a bar in a restaurant. People will ask what it is, and you’ll be able to say that you are a member of the Put Chicks Back in Flicks Club because you were a supporter of this film. We hope it will become a treasured keepsake. It has the Muffin Top Logo and says, “Put Chicks Back in Flicks.” It’s like a decoder ring, it says you’re in the club, but it’s way more classy and useful. You can only get it by being part of this campaign. And, of course, you’ll get all previous rewards.

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    YOU ARE LIKE FAMILY TO US LEVEL 1 **Personalized first edition of "A Dog's Journey"**
    Welcome to our actual family! Fair Warning: Thanksgiving can be kind of dicey. There was the year the dogs ate the turkey that was put out to cool, and if you agree to be in the family, you might get back-blamed since we never fully assigned blame for that one. At this level you get a signed and Personalized First Edition of "A Dog’s Journey". This is the hardcover, first edition of the sequel to "A Dog’s Purpose" and there are not that many left unsold in the world. They are Bruce’s personal copies that we keep for family. We’ve got 50 of them for you, PLUS, all the other stuff we’ve been describing.

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    YOU ARE LIKE FAMILY TO US LEVEL 2 **Personalized first edition of "Emory's Gift"**
    Same as above, only this one is "Emory’s Gift". If you’re a fan of W. Bruce Cameron’s, you’ll know all about it, and if you’re not, you WILL be, because you’re getting "The Dogs of Christmas", the DVD, etc.

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    YOU ARE LIKE FAMILY TO US LEVEL 3 **Signed and Personalized Movie Poster by
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    CATHRYN’S COMING TO YOUR HOUSE LEVEL ** Cathryn Michon will Skype in to your Muffin Top party to say hello to you and your friends** Luckily you don’t have to feed her. You’ll have the party download, now have the guest of honor! Plus all other non-limited rewards.

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    OWN A PIECE OF CHICK FLICK HISTORY **Movie poster signed by cast (listed below)** You will be one of the privileged few to own a Muffin Top poster signed by David Arquette, Dot Jones, Melissa Peterman, Maria Bamford, Diedrich Bader, Michael Hawley, Cathryn Michon, Barret Shuler, and Cristine Rose. These posters are numbered and will never be available again! Plus all previous non-limited rewards.

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    NOW WE’RE ADOPTING YOU LEVEL **Personalized first edition of "A Dog’s Purpose"**
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    NOW WE’RE ADOPTING YOU AND ALSO YOU’RE THE FAVORITE CHILD IN THE FAMILY LEVEL **Personalized "Grrl Genius Guide to Sex (With Other People)"**
    This is the book on which Muffin Top is based, albeit somewhat loosely. That’s show biz. You will get one of these exceedingly rare first editions, signed for you by author Cathryn Michon! Plus all other non-limited items.

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    WE LOVE YOU SO MUCH WE’RE LETTING YOU RAID THE CLOSET LEVEL
    **One pair of high-heeled shoes worn in the movie by Cathryn with a photo pulled directly from the film in the sequence where the shoes appear in the film, signed by Cathryn Michon!**
    You’ll be able to prove to people these are THE shoes from the movie because you’ll have a picture of them, autographed by Cathryn who will attest these are the shoes! Plus, you’ll get all the other stuff except what is “limited.” We will be in touch because you’ll need to tell us whether you want the book, above, or these shoes. But can we just say, these are amazing shoes!

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    YOU’LL BE PART OF LITERARY HISTORY LEVEL -
    Bruce doesn’t like to brag, but the fact is his books have been proclaimed “treasures” by critics and Pulitzer Prize winners, and are now taught in many schools and read all over the world. He’s not big headed, but all of that is true. So now, you’ll be a real part of that literary history, for all time. W. Bruce Cameron will personally thank you in the acknowledgements of his next book (after "The Dogs of Christmas"). You’ll be in the Library of Congress and in every foreign translation, except your name will be in English. Unless you’re French and it’s a French name, then you’ll be in French. Plus all other non-limited rewards.

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    EXCLUSIVE VIP PRE-PARTY AND PREMIERE (Minneapolis) **VIP pre-party and premiere with Cathryn, Bruce, and available cast**
    Cathryn is not that talented of a drinker, but screenings bring out her A game because she is so nervous. Bruce was a Sigma Chi social chairman in college, so, you know, he knows how to handle a festive beverage. Please join us as we self-medicate our nervousness before a screening. This is a private pre-party for invited guests only. Invitation for you and a date before the premier red carpet screening with Cathryn, Bruce, and available cast plus tickets to the premier red carpet screening in Minneapolis.
    As promised, we are using this Kickstarter campaign to raise money to take the movie to selected cities across this great land and the above cities are already on the list! You’ll join us and then we’ll all go see the movie! Plus all other non-limited rewards.

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    EXCLUSIVE VIP PRE-PARTY AND PREMIERE (Kansas City) **VIP pre-party and premiere with Cathryn, Bruce, and available cast** Same as above only now we are in Kansas City. Now don't forget the more money we raise, the more cast members we will be able to bring to your city!!

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    EXCLUSIVE VIP PRE-PARTY AND PREMIERE (Denver) **VIP pre-party and premiere with Cathryn, Bruce, and available cast** Same as above only now we are in Denver.

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    EXCLUSIVE VIP PRE-PARTY AND PREMIERE (Little Rock) **VIP pre-party and premiere with Cathryn, Bruce, and available cast** Same as above only now we are in Little Rock.

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    EXCLUSIVE VIP PRE-PARTY AND PREMIERE (Fayetteville) **VIP pre-party and premiere with Cathryn, Bruce, and available cast** Same as above only now we are in Fayetteville. Now don't forget the more money we raise, the more cast members we will be able to bring to your city!!

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    NOW BRUCE IS DOING STUFF FOR YOU HE DIDN’T DO FOR HIS ACTUAL CHILDREN LEVEL **Personal poem written for you by W. Bruce Cameron**
    You know how the cobbler’s children never have shoes? Well this author’s children only got to be the subject of his writing (See: 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter) not the recipients of it. He didn’t do this for his own kids, but W. Bruce Cameron will write you a poem about your dog LIMITED to the first 2 donors at this level.
    Warning, this will be a goofy poem! It will be signed and dated and your dog will want to show it to all his friends. Plus all other non-limited items.

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    MEET THE WHOLE CAST AND CREW IN LOS ANGELES -
    Honestly, we have the most fun cast/crew ever. You will see how down-to-earth all these brilliantly talented people are. Everyone in this film lives and works in Los Angeles so this will be your only opportunity to meet those who attend our LA premiere and after party. We wish we could bring all of them on the tour but it isn't feasible! Travel and accommodations not included. Plus all previous non-limited rewards.

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    LUCKY YOU, YOU CAN GET KISSED BY TUCKER WHICH MEANS YOU HAVE TO PUT UP WITH BRUCE AND CATHRYN LEVEL -
    Tucker is so soft and he loves everyone, no lie! Bruce and Cathryn are not soft or cute but they do have decent table manners. Dinner with Muffin Top writer W. Bruce Cameron and Muffin Top writer/director Cathryn Michon and Muffin Top star Tucker at a restaurant in their favorite dog friendly outdoor restaurant in Los Angeles (travel and lodging not included) .
    You have not lived until you’ve had dinner with Bruce and Cathryn and Tucker, all of whom are great conversationalists. You also go to the premier, the cast party (not the same night) and get all the popular stuff that’s not “limited.” I know, it’s almost too exciting, now.

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    OMG IT’S LIKE WE’RE MOVING IN LEVEL -
    We will fly to your town, screen the movie, and take you to dinner. LIMITED to the first 10 donors at this level.
    So, with this, you don’t get the dinner in LA, or the premier tickets, or the cast party, but you won’t need that because we’re bringing the party to YOU. We’ll screen the movie for you and your friends and celebrate with you afterward. I know, this IS amazing! And we’ll give you all the other stuff too, except, well, you guessed it, the limited stuff. We know you get that already, but we just want to be super clear.

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    WELCOME TO YOUR NEW CAREER IN SHOW BIZ LEVEL 1 -
    Associate Producer Credit in the movie and on IMDB.com
    If you are pledging to this campaign at this level, we assume that you would like to be involved in filmmaking on a professional level and we want to give you a professionally valuable reward. The film Lee Daniels’ "The Butler" has a very high number of producers (37) because those people contributed financially to the film. The film would not be where it is without those people, and you are now one of those people to us. This is not an honorary credit, this is a real credit on a real film with real stars. We will be including you on email threads involving the film’s distribution and marketing, so that you can learn from what we are doing directly from our Producer of Marketing and Distribution, who has been part of the project from pre-production onward, and who you will be able to email directly with your questions about feature film production, marketing and distribution. We will be looking to you for your input and feedback and opinions. People work for many years to get an entry level producer credit on a feature film, or else they contribute financially at a significant level. Both are honorable ways to become a film producer, and films would not happen without them. You are in show biz now, for real. You will see your name in the credits as an Associate Producer, and be officially listed on the film’s IMDB.com page along with its stars. IMDB.com is the gold standard for film production credits, everything listed there must be verified, and we will verify you. You’re going to get this, plus everything not “limited,” and you get to go to the cast party and the premier (if you fly yourself and house yourself in LA). This is the real deal.

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    WELCOME TO YOUR NEW CAREER IN SHOW BIZ LEVEL 2 -
    Co Producer Credit in the movie and on IMDB.com
    A Co-Producer is a big deal, a much higher level than Associate Producer, and you can be one! Plus you get all the stuff that’s not “limited,” plus you can come to the premier and the cast party (at your expense.) Tell people, “hey, I co-produced that movie” because you can prove it! At this level, you will also get a one-hour in person or on Skype (your preference) consulting session with Bruce and Cathryn, who will give you their best advice on your filmmaking aspirations. They will share with you all that they know about film production both on the independent level and on the studio level. You can also have full email involvement as at the earlier level, and access for further question follow up with our Producer of Marketing and Distribution. Does not include any limited items. There are people who have attended prestigious film schools who have yet to achieve this kind of a film credit, but you’ve arrived. Congratulations.

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    WELCOME TO YOUR NEW CAREER IN SHOW BIZ LEVEL 3 -
    Executive producer Credit in the movie and on IMDB.com
    Executive Producer. This is the highest credit that can be awarded to a financial contributor to a film project. It’s the highest producer level you can have without being on the set every day. In addition to be looped in on our distribution and marketing process you will get a one hour in person or Skype consultation with Cathryn and Bruce, and also a separate one hour consultation with our other Producer Tom Rooker. Tom started in the business as the personal assistant for Clint Eastwood, and went on to be a producer on Eastwood films like “The Bridges of Madison County” and “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil” and many more. Tom is a legend in film production, and a great guy to boot and he is a treasure trove of solid filmmaking advice. Plus, of course, you get all the other great stuff (except for the limited stuff) and at the cast party and premier (you’re on your own to get here) you’ll be introduced as an Executive Producer. This credit is found in the IMDB.com listings of legends like George Clooney and Oscar-winning producer Kathleen Kennedy. And now you. Now that is cool!

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