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We're using VR cameras to film the last 4 northern white rhinoceros on earth before the species goes extinct
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    SHOUT OUT ACROSS SOCIAL MEDIA: You're awesome, and we're going to tell the world.

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    DIGITAL MEDIA PACK: A digital package including a 360° 4K STILL of the last northern white rhinos in Kenya, plus a collection of EXCLUSIVE MP3s from The Ark's composer, Matthew Dougherty (Girl Model, Empire).

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    ADVANCED DOWNLOAD: This super package includes an ADVANCED RELEASE DOWNLOAD of The Ark VR experience, plus 360° still, plus the MP3s.

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    EMPIRE BOOK: This beautifully-designed book chronicles the four-year, ten-country journey to make our Emmy-nominated documentary Empire. You'll also get an advanced download of The Ark and thanks in our credits.

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    VR PRODUCTION WORKSHOP: We're hosting a one-hour Google Hangout workshop on virtual reality production, and you're invited. We promise to keep the class size below 10, so we'll add as many sessions as need be to accommodate demand. Also includes an advanced download of The Ark and thanks in our credits.

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    INFIDEL BOOK: A first-edition copy of Tim Hetherington's final book, Infidel, the photographic companion to the Oscar-nominated documentary Restrepo. Includes an advanced download of The Ark and thanks in our credits.
    This fantastic reward has been donated to us by Chris Boot, executive director of Aperture Foundation.

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    SIGNED LIMITED-EDITION PRINT: A 9 x 12 inch print of Jongsma + O'Neill's photo "Boy Pans For Gold During Spring Break in Brownsweg," which appeared in our VICE story about Suriname's gold rush. You also get the Empire book, plus an advanced download, and thanks in our credits.

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    SIGNED LIMITED-EDITION 360° PRINTS: A diptych of two 360° photographic prints from Kenya and San Diego, with a personal message and signature from the artists. Made exclusively for the Kickstarter campaign. Also includes the Empire book, an advanced download and thanks in the credits.

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: Congratulations, you're in our credits as an associate producer! You also get signed prints of "Boy Pans For Gold" and our 360° diptych, plus the Empire book and an advanced download.

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER WITH BENEFITS, OPTION A: All of the benefits of the associate producer package, plus a portfolio review from Former VII Photo CEO and current Tim Hetherington Trust Executive Director Stephen Mayes. An amazing gift for aspiring or professional photographers.

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER WITH BENEFITS, OPTION B: All of the benefits of the associate producer package, plus a personal consultation on a multimedia project with Kel O’Neill and Eline Jongsma, whose regular consulting clients include The Economist Group and Film Independent.

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Congratulations! You're an executive producer… and the owner of 3 awesome prints, an Empire book, and the MP3s, plus you get a portfolio review from Stephen Mayes OR a consultation on a multimedia project with Kel O’Neill and Eline Jongsma (you choose).

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER WITH BENEFITS: This killer package gives you everything you'd get as an executive producer, plus one flight to LA for a private VR screening of the project at Kel and Eline’s place (domestic flights only, accommodations not included), plus dinner and cocktails for you and a friend made by Kel and Eline, plus consultation on a multimedia project or a portfolio review from Stephen Mayes.

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    ANGEL: The big daddy of all rewards packages: You get everything in the executive producer with benefits package—and first executive producer title card—plus we'll personally chauffeur you from Los Angeles to San Diego in our luxurious 1998 Volvo V70 (child seat removed) for an incredible private, behind-the-scenes tour of the San Diego Zoo's Safari Park, where we can get up close and personal with the animals, and talk about everything from conservation to filmmaking.

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    A FORM OF LOVE BOOK: This super limited-edition book (150 copies in the world) features beautiful photography from the legendary NYC exhibition of the same name. This is dedicated to the conflict photographers who risk their lives doing a job most of us could never do. Includes an advanced download of The Ark and thanks in our credits. Donated by Aaron Stern.

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