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Last year, Kickstarter backers helped us transform 'Guys Reading Poems' into a feature film. Now, we need your support to complete it.
After four years of work, two successful crowdfunding campaigns and a year on the festival circuit, GUYS READING POEMS opens theatrically on April 28th at Arena Cinemalounge, here in Los Angeles. Thank you. And...wow!
After four years of work, two successful crowdfunding campaigns and a year on the festival circuit, GUYS READING POEMS opens theatrically on April 28th at Arena Cinemalounge, here in Los Angeles. Thank you. And...wow!
113 backers pledged $19,035 to help bring this project to life.

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    You’ll receive our sincere gratitude for helping out a worthy project and we’ll send you a digital copy of one of our production stills. You'll also be listed in the ‘Support’ tab of our ‘Guys Reading Poems’ website as one of our patrons!

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    You’ll receive a personal thank-you email from the director, along with a digital copy of two of our production stills. You’ll also be listed in the ‘Support’ tab of our ‘Guys Reading Poems’ website as one of our patrons!

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    You’ll receive a digital download of the film (when commercially available), a personal thank-you email from the director and a digital copy of two of our production stills. Not only will you be listed on our ‘Support’ page as one of our patrons, but you’ll be able to have your photo/graphic and hyperlink included on the list, so that others may connect with you...or your business. Even before the film’s release, we’ve had more than 14,800 hits on our website so far - patronage is good for business!

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    You’ll receive an 11” by 17” ‘Guys Reading Poems’ poster, a DVD copy of the film AND a digital download of the film (when commercially available). PLUS, you will receive a ‘Special Thanks’ credit in the credits of the film! Very cool! You’ll also get a personal thank-you email from the director and a digital copy of two of our production stills. Not only will you be listed on our ‘Support’ page as one of our patrons, but you’ll be able to have your photo and hyperlink included on the list, so that others may connect with you...or your business. Even before the film’s release, we’ve had more than 14,800 hits on our website so far - patronage is good for business!

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    You’ll receive an 11” by 17” ‘Guys Reading Poems’ poster signed by at LEAST three cast members, as well as a DVD copy of the film AND a digital download of the film (when commercially available). You’ll be listed in the ‘Special Thanks’ credits of the actual film and will also get a personal thank-you email from the director and a digital copy of two of our production stills. Not only will you be listed on our ‘Support’ page as one of our patrons, but you’ll be able to have your photo and hyperlink included on the list, so that others may connect with you...or your business. Even before the film’s release, we’ve had more than 14,800 hits on our website so far - patronage is good for business!

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    THE ACTOR PACKAGE. You’ll be invited to a Los Angeles screening of ‘Guys Reading Poems’ attended by at least three cast members. Have fun and network with other movers and shakers! You’ll also receive a FULL MONTH of acting classes taught by ‘Guys Reading Poems’ director Hunter Lee Hughes through Fatelink’s new StoryAtlas division. We'll send you an 11” by 17” ‘Guys Reading Poems’ poster signed by at LEAST three cast members, as well as a DVD copy of the film AND a digital download of the film (when commercially available). You’ll be listed in the ‘Special Thanks’ credits of the actual film and will also get a personal thank-you email from the director and a digital copy of two of our production stills. Not only will you be listed on our ‘Support’ page as one of our patrons, but you’ll be able to have your photo and hyperlink included on the list, so that others may connect with you...or your business. (Travel and accommodations not included - you must be in the Los Angeles area to take part in the acting class and/or attend the party).

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    THE PRODUCER PACKAGE. You’ll be invited to a Los Angeles screening of ‘Guys Reading Poems’ attended by at least three cast members. Have fun and network with other movers and shakers! You’ll also receive a 50 minute consultation from our line producer Bradley R. Bernstein (in Los Angeles or via Skype) on the craft of film budgeting. Plus, we'll send you an 11” by 17” ‘Guys Reading Poems’ poster signed by at LEAST three cast members, as well as a DVD copy of the film AND a digital download of the film (when commercially available). You’ll be listed in the ‘Special Thanks’ credits of the actual film and will also get a personal thank-you email from the director and a digital copy of two of our production stills. Not only will you be listed on our ‘Support’ page as one of our patrons, but you’ll be able to have your photo and hyperlink included on the list, so that others may connect with you...or your business. (Travel and accommodation for consultation and/or party is not included).

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    THE MOVIE MOGUL PACKAGE. You’ll be invited to a Los Angeles screening of ‘Guys Reading Poems’ attended by at least three cast members. Have fun and network with other movers and shakers! You’ll also receive an hour-long consultation on the art of movie fundraising by our producer Debbie Vandermeulen. We'll send you an 11” by 17” ‘Guys Reading Poems’ poster signed by at LEAST three cast members, as well as a DVD copy of the film AND a digital download of the film (when commercially available). You’ll be listed in the ‘Special Thanks’ credits of the actual film and will also get a personal thank-you email from the director and a digital copy of two of our production stills. Not only will you be listed on our ‘Support’ page as one of our patrons, but you’ll be able to have your photo and hyperlink included on the list, so that others may connect with you….or your business. (Travel and accommodation for party and/or consultation is NOT included).

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    THE PHOTOGRAPHY PACKAGE. You’ll be invited to a Los Angeles screening of ‘Guys Reading Poems’ attended by at least three cast members. Have fun and network with other movers and shakers! You’ll also a photo shoot from our producer Jason Fracaro through his company SodaPopJerks. You’ll receive two different looks - great for actors, businesspeople or start-ups that need imagery for promotion purposes! We'll send you an 11” by 17” ‘Guys Reading Poems’ poster signed by at LEAST three cast members, as well as a DVD copy of the film AND a digital download of the film (when commercially available). You’ll be listed in the ‘Special Thanks’ credits of the actual film and will also get a personal thank-you email from the director and a digital copy of two of our production stills. Not only will you be listed on our ‘Support’ page as one of our patrons, but you’ll be able to have your photo and hyperlink included on the list, so that others may learn about you or your business. (Limit - 5 packages. Travel and accommodations for photo shoot and/or party are NOT included. You must be in the Los Angeles area for your photo shoot.)

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    THE HOT TUB PACKAGE. You read that right! You’ll be invited to an exclusive HOT TUB party hosted by at least five cast members AND you’ll be invited a Los Angeles screening of ‘Guys Reading Poems’ attended by at least three cast members - that’s a lot of fun and networking with movers and shakers! You’ll also receive two of the four special packages (The Actor Package, The Producer Package, The Movie Mogul Package, The Photography Package). You get to choose which two of the four packages that you want. Your name will go into the ‘Very Special Thanks’ credits in the film. We'll send you an 11” by 17” ‘Guys Reading Poems’ poster signed by at LEAST three cast members, as well as a DVD copy of the film AND a digital download of the film (when commercially available). You’ll be listed in the ‘Special Thanks’ credits of the actual film and will also get a personal thank-you email from the director and a framed copy of one of our production stills. Not only will you be listed on our ‘Support’ page as one of our patrons, but you’ll be able to have your photo and hyperlink included on the list, so that others may learn about you...or your business. (Travel and accommodations for both parties and all classes/consultations are NOT included.)

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    “YOU ARE AN ASSOCIATE PRODUCER” PACKAGE. You’ll receive credit on the big screen and on IMDb as an associate producer of ‘Guys Reading Poems.’ You’ll also be invited to a screening of the film in Los Angeles AND an exclusive HOT TUB party hosted by at least five cast members - that’s a lot of fun and networking with movers and shakers! You’ll also receive three of the four special packages (The Actor Package, The Producer Package, The Movie Mogul Package, The Photography Package). You get to choose which three of the four packages that you want. We'll send you an 11” by 17” ‘Guys Reading Poems’ poster signed by at LEAST three cast members, as well as a DVD copy of the film AND a digital download of the film (when commercially available). You will also get a personal thank-you card from the director and a framed copy of one of our production stills. Not only will you be listed on our ‘Support’ page as one of our patrons, but you’ll be highlighted on our page and able to have your photo and hyperlink included on the list, so that others may connect with you...or your business. (Travel and accommodations for both parties and all classes/consultations are NOT included.)

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    “YOU ARE A CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER” PACKAGE. You’ll receive ‘Co-Executive Producer’ credit on the big screen and on IMDb as a co-executive producer of ‘Guys Reading Poems.’ You’ll also be invited to a screening of the film in Los Angeles AND an exclusive HOT TUB party hosted by at least five cast members AND you’ll be invited to our exclusive ‘Guys Reading Poems’ party in Malibu - that’s a lot of fun and networking with movers and shakers! You’ll also receive ALL FOUR of the four special packages (The Actor Package, The Producer Package, The Movie Mogul Package, The Photography Package). We'll send you an 11” by 17” ‘Guys Reading Poems’ poster signed by at LEAST three cast members, as well as a DVD copy of the film AND a digital download of the film (when commercially available). You will also receive a personalized thank-you card from the director and a framed copy of one of our production stills. Not only will you be listed on our ‘Support’ page as one of our patrons, but you’ll be highlighted on that page and able to have your photo and hyperlink included on the list, so that others may connect with you...or your business. (Travel and accommodations for both parties and all classes/consultations are NOT included.)

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    "EXECUTIVE PRODUCER" PACKAGE. You will receive a prestigious ‘Executive Producer’ credit on the big screen and on IMDB for ‘Guys Reading Poems.’ You’ll also be invited to a screening of the film in Los Angeles and an exclusive HOT TUB party attended by at least five cast members - that’s a lot of fun and networking with movers and shakers! You’ll also receive ALL FOUR of the four special packages (The Actor Package, The Producer Package, The Movie Mogul Package, The Photography Package). We'll send you an 11” by 17” ‘Guys Reading Poems’ poster signed by at LEAST three cast members, as well as a DVD copy of the film AND a digital download of the film (when commercially available). You’ll receive a personalized thank you card from the director and a framed copy of one of our production stills. Not only will you be listed on our ‘Support’ page as one of our patrons, but you’ll be highlighted on our page and able to have your photo and hyperlink included on the list, so that others may connect with you….or your business. (Travel and accommodations for both parties and all classes/consultations are NOT included.)

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