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A high school recluse and a charismatic college dropout form an unlikely bond in small town America. Photographed in large format.
A high school recluse and a charismatic college dropout form an unlikely bond in small town America. Photographed in large format.
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    Email Updates + Wallpapers

    You'll receive email updates throughout the filmmaking process, as well as high quality computer and smartphone wallpapers from the film.

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    The Annotated Script + Shoutout

    You'll receive a digital copy of the production script, with director notes taken during the whole process, along with a personalized, photo-based social media shout out (Facebook or Instagram).

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    Download "Ella" + "Scenes from Ella"

    Be the first to get an exclusive full quality download link to the film. On top of that, get a private link to the behind-the-scenes video, "Scenes from Ella," before the movie is released.

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    • The Annotated Script + Shoutout
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    Mixtape

    Gain access to a private playlist created by Dan and Angela, our music supervisor, featuring music that inspired "Ella," and get a download link to album art made from the film.

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    • Email Updates + Wallpapers
    • The Annotated Script + Shoutout
    • Download "Ella" and "Scenes from Ella"
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    Memento

    Receive an original, signed, medium format 8x10 photograph from the film. Thank you for making these memories possible.

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    • Email Updates + Wallpapers
    • The Annotated Script + Shoutout
    • Download "Ella" and "Scenes from Ella"
    • The "Ella" Mixtape
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    A Special (Handwritten) Thanks

    Receive a SPECIAL THANKS in the end credits of our film for all to see, along with a personalized, handwritten thank you note in the mail.

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    • Email Updates + Wallpapers
    • The Annotated Script + Shoutout
    • Download "Ella" and "Scenes from Ella"
    • The "Ella" Mixtape
    • 8x10 Photograph
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    One-of-a-kind Polaroid

    Back by popular demand!

    You'll get a unique Polaroid photo taken during the shoot and signed by the cast. The colors, the chemicals, the memories... there'll be no other like it.

    Includes:
    • Email Updates + Wallpapers
    • The Annotated Script + Shoutout
    • Download "Ella" and "Scenes from Ella"
    • The "Ella" Mixtape
    • 8x10 Photograph
    • A Special (Handwritten) Thanks
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    Movie Poster + Your Name on the Slate

    Receive the signed "Ella" movie poster, measuring 11x17, in all its glory.

    On top of that, your name will appear on the slate for one take of the movie. Not only will each slate name be featured in the BTS video "Scenes from Ella," you'll also get a private link to the raw footage of the specific shot you made possible!

    Includes:
    • Email Updates + Wallpapers
    • The Annotated Script + Shoutout
    • Download "Ella" and "Scenes from Ella"
    • The "Ella" Mixtape
    • 8x10 Photograph
    • A Special (Handwritten) Thanks
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    Be an Extra

    Come on set and be a part of a scene in Ella! Work with our crew and see the movie process at work. We're filming in Manhattan, Kansas in early to mid May (transportation is up to you).

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    Skype Call

    Have a 30 minute Skype call with Dan and Nichole to talk about the project, the industry, or anything else. Looking forward to expanding our minds.

    Includes:
    • Email Updates + Wallpapers
    • The Annotated Script + Shoutout
    • Download "Ella" and "Scenes from Ella"
    • The "Ella" Mixtape
    • 8x10 Photograph
    • A Special (Handwritten) Thanks
    • Movie Poster + Name on Slate
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    The Photo Book

    Receive a limited edition photo book with behind the scenes photographs and stories about the process, signed by the cast and crew. Includes everything else above. A real collector's edition.

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    One-of-a-kind Polaroid

    You'll get a unique Polaroid photo taken during the shoot and signed by the cast. The colors, the chemicals, the memories... there'll be no other like it.

    Includes:
    • Email Updates + Wallpapers
    • The Annotated Script + Shoutout
    • Download "Ella" and "Scenes from Ella"
    • The "Ella" Mixtape
    • 8x10 Photograph
    • A Special (Handwritten) Thanks
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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    Associate Producer + The Photo Book

    Become an associate producer of the film, complete with IMDB credit. Receive a limited edition photo book with behind the scenes photographs and stories about the process, signed by the cast and crew.

    Includes:
    • Email Updates + Wallpapers
    • The Annotated Script + Shoutout
    • Download "Ella" and "Scenes from Ella"
    • The "Ella" Mixtape
    • 8x10 Photograph
    • A Special (Handwritten) Thanks
    • Movie Poster + Name on Slate
    • Skype Call with Dan and Nichole
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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    Co-Producer Credit + The Photo Book

    Independent film with a personal voice depends on the boldness and generosity of people like you. We want to welcome you as a co-producer, which includes an IMDB credit. Visit the set and the editing room! Have dinner with the director (LA or KS)! You also get all of the above rewards, and are invited to the film premiere!

    Includes:
    • Email Updates + Wallpapers
    • The Annotated Script + Shoutout
    • Download "Ella" and "Scenes from Ella"
    • The "Ella" Mixtape
    • 8x10 Photograph
    • A Special (Handwritten) Thanks
    • Movie Poster + Name on Slate
    • Skype Call with Dan and Nichole
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    Executive Producer + The Photo Book

    You’re now an executive producer of "Ella," with IMDB credit. To say we’re thankful would be a massive understatement— you’re a dreammaker. You get all of the above rewards, are invited to join us at the premiere, and, will be involved at every step of the way, from wrap parties and rough cuts, to sound mixes and the film festival circuit! (location permitting for non-digital events)

    Includes:
    • Email Updates + Wallpapers
    • The Annotated Script + Shoutout
    • Download "Ella" and "Scenes from Ella"
    • The "Ella" Mixtape
    • 8x10 Photograph
    • A Special (Handwritten) Thanks
    • Movie Poster + Name on Slate
    • Skype Call with Dan and Nichole
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Funding period

- (30 days)