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Sundance supported documentary tells the epic story of the Faroe Islands and the marine pollution that affects us all.
Sundance supported documentary tells the epic story of the Faroe Islands and the marine pollution that affects us all.
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    Get the NEWSLETTER UPDATES & the incredible feeling that comes from knowing that you helped making this film!

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    A gorgeous collectable POSTCARD PRINT of a frame from the film.

    Plus UPDATES of all the news as the film is finished and released. You can take multiple orders of these limited edition prints with different images.

    Plus a big thank you on our Facebook page and Twitter.

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    WATCH THE FINISHED FILM

    Be among the first to watch the finished film streamed online in the comfort of your own home.

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    INSTANT REWARD!

    Watch Intrepid Cinema's previous film "The Guga Hunters of Ness" on an HD STREAMING LINK.

    PLUS a STREAMING LINK of the finished film

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    Pledge £35 or more About $47

    A DVD of the finished film with EXCLUSIVE EXTRA short films and footage including a look behind the scenes and ground breaking 5.1 surround mix.

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    STREAM the film and watch at home.

    Plus a digital copy of our recipe book featuring the many interesting foods we encountered while filming, from boiled fulmar to delicious soups.

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    A very special one!

    Mike's hardback colour illustrated RECIPE BOOK with things we ate during the production, and a personal dedication from Mike. A lot of great soups ... and some additional special surprises in the book! The book is filled with photographs of Mike and crew cooking while filming on boats in the North Atlantic and at home in the edit.

    PLUS a link to STREAM the finished film.

    PLUS a postcard print of a frame from the film.

    PLUS a big thank you on our Facebook page and Twitter.

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    YOUR NAME ON THE BIG SCREEN!

    A Thanks credit on the film, plus an HD DOWNLOAD.

    PLUS a postcard print of a frame from the film.

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    Pledge £125 or more About $168

    HD DIGITAL PACKAGE and THANKS on the BIG SCREEN!

    A thank you in the credits of the film!

    PLUS get all of the digital content... HD DOWNLOAD... digital copy of the RECIPE BOOK... SOUNDTRACK... Newsletter updates... Our previous film to stream...

    Plus a big thank you on our Facebook page and Twitter.

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    Pledge £150 or more About $202

    A BEAUTIFUL LIMITED EDITION PHOTOGRAPHY PRINT - A signed limited edition 8″x 10″ (20.3 cm x 25.4 cm) photograph taken by Mike in the Faroes. Some shots of which are to the left, any other frames also available on request.

    PLUS a thanks in the credits of the film.

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    A BEAUTIFUL LIMITED EDITION PHOTOGRAPHY PRINT - A signed limited edition 10″x 15″photograph taken by Mike in the Faroes. Some shots of which are to the left, any other frames also available on request.

    PLUS the HD DIGITAL PACKAGE of the film.

    PLUS a thanks in the credits of the film.

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    Pledge £350 or more About $470

    Your very own Guðrun & Guðrun Annika sweater from the Faroe Islands... hand knit with Faroese wool and as worn by Sarah Lund in The Killing (and Mike and crew during filming!)

    http://www.gudrungudrun.com/

    PLUS the HD DIGITAL PACKAGE of the film.

    PLUS your name in the THANKS credits of the film.

    PLUS a postcard print of a frame from the film.

    PLUS a big thank you on our Facebook page and Twitter.

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    A BEAUTIFUL PHOTOGRAPHY PRINT - A signed limited edition huge 30″x 40″ (76.2 cm x 101.6 cm) print of stunning photographs taken by Mike in the Faroes. Some shots of which are to the left, other stills also available.

    PLUS...
    HD DOWNLOAD of the FINISHED film

    HD DOWNLOAD of Mike's PREVIOUS FILM "The Guga Hunters of Ness"

    Digital copy of the RECIPE BOOK

    Digital copy of the ORIGINAL SOUND TRACK of the film

    PLUS your name in the THANKS credits of the film.

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    Forøya screening special package!

    Come to the premiere in the Faroe Islands and be treated like a VIP with your guest. You will be invited to a reception before the screening and receive a special gift commemorating the evening.

    PLUS get a bundle of 5 special edition signed DVDs, 5 postcards prints of frames of the film, the recipe book and an HD download of the film. (travel not included).

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    A full day of DOCUMENTARY WORKSHOP with Mike sharing with you tips for shooting your documentary (for UK based) OR 4 hours SKYPE CONSULTATION / WORKSHOP on your project (treatment, script, shooting tips, editing tips, fundraising)

    PLUS the FULL DIGITAL PACKAGE!!!

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    FLY TO THE FAROESE PREMIERE AND TOUR THE ISLANDS

    What better place to watch this film other than in the breath-taking scenery of the Faroe Islands. Join us for this special moment, when we take the film home to the Faroes.

    This package includes flights on Atlantic Airways from Edinburgh, Copenhagen, Bergen, or Reyjavik with 3 nights hotel accommodation.

    Plus a guided tour and helicopter trip with the director Mike!

    PLUS the FULL DIGITAL PACKAGE!
    PLUS signed DVDs

    PLUS your name on the big screen in the exclusive backers VERY SPECIAL THANKS credits in the cinema released feature film.

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    VIP PREMIERE PACKAGE! Join us for the first time the world sees the film on the big screen

    We'll also send you links to exclusive sneak previews of scenes along the way - and invite you to a private Skype session with the director.

    Invitation to the WORLD PREMIERE (Travel and lodging not included) and a reception for guests.

    VIP tickets to the FAROESE PREMIERE (travel not included!) and an invitation to the reception and discussion with the filmmakers.

    PLUS a 8″ x 10″ (20.3 cm x 24.5 cm) PHOTOGRAPHY PRINT taken by Mike in the Faroes signed with a personal dedication from the director...

    PLUS the RECIPE BOOK

    PLUS DVD of Mike's previous film.

    5 DVD Copies of the finished film

    and the FULL DIGITAL PACKAGE!

    PLUS newsletter updates on the film PLUS your name on the big screen at the end of the film in the exclusive backers 'VERY SPECIAL THANKS' credits in the cinema released feature film.

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    Welcome to the team! You have been a huge part of bringing this story to the world. We thank you and we salute you.

    You will be kept up to date with the production as part of the team and updated with all our news and progress, you will see sneak previews of scenes, and have Skype updates from Mike on the progress of the film.

    Be with the first to watch the film with your invitation to the test screenings, WORLD PREMIERE, EUROPEAN PREMIERE, with VIP seats at the FAROESE PREMIERE with a guest. (travel and lodging not included). You will also be our guest at any receptions held at the premieres.

    PLUS receive PRIVATE UPDATES sent only to our funders.

    PLUS Two signed limited edition 8″ x 10″ (20.3 cm x 24.5 cm) PHOTOGRAPHY PRINTS taken by Mike in the Faroes.

    PLUS the RECIPE BOOK, a DVD of Mike's previous film. 10 DVD Copies of the finished film and the FULL DIGITAL PACKAGE!

    AND of course your name on the big screen in the exclusive backers VERY SPECIAL THANKS credits at the end roll of the cinema released feature film.

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    PRIVATE COMMISSION: Have director Mike film an event, or a short documentary for you. Please contact to discuss details. PLUS all in the FULL DIGITAL PACKAGE

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    SET OF FOUR POSTCARD PRINTS

    Featuring frames from the film in limited edition prints.

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    The Jens-Kjeld T-Shirt special!

    Own your very own puffin print t-shirt, as modelled by Jens-Kjeld to the left.

    This exclusive T-Shirt designed by Marita Gulklett is exclusively available here from the original hard drawn design! Very limited numbers available.

    PLUS everything in the £50 reward PLUS a postcard print!

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