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STRETCH GOAL: We did it! We've hit our goal of $12,500. We've set a stretch goal of $14,000. Details below.
STRETCH GOAL: We did it! We've hit our goal of $12,500. We've set a stretch goal of $14,000. Details below.
160 backers pledged $13,014 to help bring this project to life.

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STRETCH GOAL:

We hit our funding goal in just 22 days thanks to all of our fabulous supporters! Thank you SO much to those who have contributed, and if you haven't contributed, you still can. We've set an unofficial stretch goal of $14,000. Getting to this goal will allow us to accomplish and improve the follow:

  • Better shoot locations that cost more $$$ including: bars, restaurants, exteriors, and possibly airport locations.
  • Additional crew for lighting, sound, camera, post-production, and set PAs that will help to improve the overall production quality.
  • A costume designer and costume budget that will really help us bring the characters to life.
  • An additional episode!

SYNOPSIS:

"Long Distance" is a web series comedy that examines the relationship between two awesome twenty-something professionals, as their romance (or lack-there-of) develops over a 2,000 mile separation.

SUMMARY:

We are producing a web series called "Long Distance", and the funds we raise from this Kickstarter campaign will go directly towards the Season 1 budget, which consists of 8 episodes. The episodes are already written, and we have assembled all of the key roles including:

  • Director (Paul Hart-Wilden)
  • Lead writer (Ted Barnes)
  • Lead actor (Jeff Allen)
  • Lead actress (Taylor Cloyes)
  • Director of Photography (Peter Lugosi)
  • Sound Director (Eric Miller)
  • Editor (Jeff Behray)
  • Music (Brian Chase)

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CONTRIBUTE!

We know these are difficult economic times, so contribute what you can. Even if it's $5 or $20, it will be enormously helpful to us in reaching our goal. The more people that contribute, the more it shows we have a supportive following.

LONG DISTANCE RELATIONSHIP - BEEN IN ONE?

  • Gone to different colleges?
  • Studied abroad?
  • Met that special someone while out of town?
  • Moved for work, even if temporarily?
  • Been deployed in the military?

You know the feeling when your significant other is on vacation without you or had to travel for work? Imagine if that feeling was your entire relationship and seeing each other was an exception rather than the rule. That's exactly what our web series is about.

Oh, and even if you haven't experienced any of this and you have spent every waking hour holding your significant others' hand, you will still like it. Why? Because it's going to be hilarious! We promise that only a soul-less, satan-worshipping Coven would not enjoy this web series. And even they would be able to get through it...heck, everyone got through their darn-awful series!

SCRIPT?

If you are interested in reading the Pilot Episode script or have any questions about the web series project, you can contact us at the email below. 

LongDistanceWebSeries@gmail.com

Risks and challenges

With any film, tv, or web series productions there are risks. We have mitigated those risks by creating a well qualified and experienced team. They are some of the best in the business and have produced hundreds of films, commercials, tv shows, and web series productions.

THANKS SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!!

- Jeff, Ted, & The "Long Distance" Team

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    Thank you SO much for contributing! EVERY dollar counts! We will send you Kickstarter backer updates + You will be getting a special thank you on our facebook page and website:
    - www.facebook.com/LongDistanceWebSeries
    - www.LongDistanceWebseries.com

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    A personal thank you note from the cast and creators of "Long Distance - Season 1" + Everything above. We appreciate your contribution SO, SO much! This might be snail mail or it might be via a more modern method. Here at "Long Distance" we appreciate both the traditional and new school approaches to long distance communication.

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    Get a limited edition "Long Distance - Season 1" PEN + Everything above. This is the actual pen that Cody and Samantha used to write letters to each other. They are SO old school! Ok, we admit...they only did this a couple times. The rest was on email, text messaging, and skype. They are such the technologists!

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    Receive signed copies of the pilot SCRIPT used to produce Episode 1 of "Long Distance - Season 1" (written by Ted Barnes) + Everything above. The co-creators (Ted Barnes & Jeff Allen) will write you a personal note and sign the script. There is a good chance it will be hilarious. You never know if this will become a collector's item. Snag your signed copy today!

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    Receive a "Long Distance - Season 1" poster signed by the cast and creators + Everything above. That's right

    signed by Jeff Allen, Taylor Cloyes, Ted Barnes, and Paul Hart-Wilden.

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    Receive a DVD copy of "Long Distance - Season 1" signed by the cast and creators + Everything above. This DVD includes all of the episodes that will be released on the web, plus some extras that can only be seen on the DVD. Prepare yourself for some hilarious out takes!

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    Get a special thanks in the end of film credits + Everything above. Haven't you always wanted to see your name on screen? Here's your chance!

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    Exclusive invitation to the cast and crew screening and wrap party (transportation not included) + everything in the $5 - $75 categories. Trust me this cast and crew know how to party. You will not be disappointed!

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    Day on set (transportation not included) + get to slate a scene + everything in the $5 - $75 categories. Haven't you always wanted to see what the process is to create a film or TV show? Now's your chance! Come join us on set and watch us in action. Plus you get to slate a scene! (Slating is the white and black object placed in front of the camera just before the Director calls action.)

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    Be a background character in one of the epsiodes of "Long Distance - Season 1" (transporation not included). Have you ever wanted to see yourself in a TV show or film? Now's your chance. Not only do you get to join us on set, but you get to be in the web series! Get your makeup done just like the stars too (optional). And who knows, if you have some acting chops, maybe the Writer will give you a line to say!

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    Associate producer credit + Everything in the $5 - $75 categories. As an Associate producer, your name will be listed in the credits at the beginning and end of the web series!

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    Have a character in "Long Distance - Season 1" named after you! + Everything in the $5 - $75 categories.

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    Executive producer credit + dinner with the co-creators of "Long Distance" (location to be determined) + everything in the $5 - $75 categories.

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