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About this project

From the makers of the acclaimed, multi award-winning feature film The Legend of Ben Hall comes a new chapter in their ongoing bushranger saga, The Legends Anthology... and who better than the most iconic bushranger of them all.

Let's be honest. We have yet to see a big-screen adaptation of Australia's most iconic outlaw told with historical accuracy and free of the fictional tampering of previous versions.

With your support, we are going to produce the most epic, emotional and most importantly accurate motion picture on Ned Kelly - ever. This will be a grand, sweeping Revisionist Western that will explode onto the big screen and re-introduce the world to one of the most controversial tales in Australian history - like they've never seen before.

CHECK OUT THE TRAILER TO OUR LAST FILM 'THE LEGEND OF BEN HALL'

If we don't reach our target of AUD$2,500,000 by June 30th, the film will not go ahead. 

That would be a very sad reality, so we ask that if you want to see this film, please make a pledge and share this project as much as you can.

We have 38 days... we can do this! 

Every pledge is important, and no amount is too small. Consider it an investment in your future entertainment and in Australian culture.

For the cost of a trip to the local cinema or buying a new release DVD - you could make a vital pledge and make this film happen!.

This is the most ambitious crowd-funding campaign for an Australian film ever attempted. Let's show the world we can achieve it and break some records!

MAKE A PLEDGE. MAKE HISTORY.

The Legend of Ned Kelly will be a gritty, cinematic and spectacular motion picture depicting the life of Edward 'Ned' Kelly, from his troubled childhood to his time riding with bushranger Harry Power; from his 3-year imprisonment to his eventual rise to a bushranger and the country's most wanted outlaw, culminating in the infamous showdown at Glenrowan.

Filled with heart-wrenching drama, heart-pounding action sequences, warm humour, powerful performances, breath-taking cinematography and stirring music, The Legend of Ned Kelly will finally give audiences what they have been demanding for decades - an accurate depiction of our most infamous Australian legend.

We want to create a world that you can smell and taste; characters you fall in love with and care about. This will be a tantalising portrait of a complex and conflicted man whose legacy still endures and whose name has become a cultural icon. The Legend of Ned Kelly will be an engrossing Australian Western that sheds light on this dark chapter of colonial history.

Our commitment to historical accuracy and authenticity is unmatched in Australian cinema, with The Legend of Ben Hall proving to be the most faithful adaptation of a bushranger story ever committed to the screen.

What we care most about making a highly-entertaining, emotionally-impacting motion picture destined to become an Australian classic.

 MATTHEW HOLMES Writer - Director - Producer

At the helm of The Legend of Ned Kelly is Melbourne-based writer, director and producer Matthew Holmes. Aside from being a maverick independent filmmaker, he is also one of the biggest bushranger enthusiasts you will ever meet. His 2016 feature The Legend of Ben Hall has gathered critical-acclaim for its emotional and faithful portrayal of the New South Wales bushranger Ben Hall. Holmes now brings his great passion for movie-making and Australian history to the Ned Kelly story, realising a dream he had over 25 years ago.

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PETER SZILVESZTER Director of Photography

Australian cinematographer Peter Szilveszter will bring his signature cinematic images to The Legend of Ned Kelly. His work on The Legend of Ben Hall earned him a Bronze Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) Award. The cinematography has received world-wide praise from critics and audiences for it's richness, beauty and realism. Peter's keen eye for detail and realism perfectly captures both the intimate and the vast. Under his artistic direction, The Legend of Ned Kelly will look spectacular. 

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RUSSELL CUNNINGHAM Producer

Russell Cunningham started in 1976 as Associate Producer of the long running children’s TV show, The Wallace & Ladmo Show. In 1980 he moved to Hollywood learning film buying, management, new cinema builds and promotion of new release major motion pictures. He formed RLC Motion Picture Entertainment in 1998 with a focus on film & television projects and entertainment consultancy. Each new production always requires contracting and Russell continues to host many creative and loyal working entertainment industry colleagues. As he did on The Legend of Ben Hall, he brings the total production, marketing and execution experience to our project.

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AIDAN PHELAN Screenwriter and Historian

Aidan studied literature, drama and media at ACU and has had a great passion for the Ned Kelly story ever since he read about The Last Outlaw series as a child. His eagerness for the story even saw him published in a newspaper editorial at age 13. Aidan's detailed knowledge of Ned Kelly's story, his passion for film and ability for writing real characters will help craft the screenplay into most unbiased and historically accurate portrayal of this turbulent era to date.

STEVE JAGER Screenwriter and Historian

Steve Jager is an Australian bushranging historian and actor who made his feature debut in The Legend of Ben Hall and will next be seen in Foxtel's upcoming series Lawless; The Real Bushrangers. Volunteering at the Old Melbourne Gaol at age 14, Steve soon went on to become a radio announcer on community youth radio before moving on to work at the National Gallery of Victoria as a gallery attendant. Steve is a familiar face on the modern day Australian bushranging scene and travels between VIC and NSW performing in bushranger re-enactments at various country festivals. Specializing in the history of the Ned Kelly, Steve has been successfully researching and uncovering previously unknown information on the outlaw and brings his knowledge and passion for the subject.

MUSIC COMPOSER Ronnie Minder

Music is the soul of a movie. In the hands of Swiss-born, Melbourne-based Ronnie Minder the music for The Legend of Ned Kelly will be nothing short of outstanding. His score for The Legend of Ben Hall was short-listed for an Oscar® Nomination in 2016. Ronnie will write and produce the orchestral score the film, promising to take the audience on an emotional and soul-stirring journey. Trust us - you are going to want a copy of this soundtrack!

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PRODUCTION DESIGNER Das Patterson

Das Patterson's unique skill and ingenuity for recreating colonial Australia was on display throughout The Legend of Ben Hall. He is one of Australia's most promising new Production Designers and Art Directors for film & television, and like every else on the production he is committed to historical accuracy and authenticity. We wouldn't dream of making this film without Das!

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When you make a pledge, you get something awesome in return.

All our Perks & Rewards are listed on the right with a detailed description of what you will receive within each pledge. 

Along with your rewards, you will be able to follow our journey every step of the way as we create the film. You can be very proud of yourself, knowing that you made this film possible. How often can someone make that claim? That's gotta feel pretty good, right?!

For your belief in us, we will deliver you an incredible Ned Kelly movie made with our passion, sweat and tears. 

We make international films.

Our team produces high-quality cinematic content for the global marketplace. The Legend of Ben Hall has already been sold to 22 countries, including the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, China, Poland and Hungary with many more to come. With the same team working on The Legend of Ned Kelly, expect it to have an even bigger international release.

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The Legend of Ben Hall began as a highly-successful Kickstarter project in 2014. Check out the original campaign here.

CRITICS REVIEWS

FilmInk: "...The Legend Of Ben Hall comes thundering over the cinematic hill in a sweeping, glorious surge worthy of a cash-pumped mainstream epic... an impressive feature bold in its sense of ambition and rich with character-driven intimacy..."

Urban Cinefile: "Writer/director Matthew Holmes steers and controls the film's tone with a single minded focus that serves the film well, appealing to the serious historian and invested film lover."

Cinema Australia: "From the costumes to the production design, props and set construction, 'The Legend of Ben Hall' will please even the most hardcore historian. It’s breath-takingly captured by cinematographer Peter Szilveszter."

The Reel Word: "A must-see for both history buffs and anyone in the mood for a uniquely Australian Western... the film is as smoothly produced as any Hollywood blockbuster and the cinematography is simply incredible, encapsulating the unforgiving beauty of the Australian landscape."

Jim Schembri 3AW: "...impressive, ambitious, incident-packed feature from writer/director Matthew Holmes... with authentic production values and fine cinematography... this is a solid film that sticks as close as it can to the history of one of Australia's least known bushrangers."

Deadline Magazine: "The film does not lack action, but Matthew Holmes doesn’t just deliver shoot-out after shoot-out; instead he manages to deliver story and drama to fuel the appetite of people who aren’t necessarily fans of the genre. Combined with the wonderful images of the Australian landscape, Matthew Holmes has delivered one of the most unique and impressive Westerns of the last years."

  • All funds raised will go toward the production - cast, crew, sets, costumes, props, horses, coaches, cameras, lighting, visual effects, armoury, editing, sound and music - the list just goes on!
  • Making films is an expensive process, but our team has proven their ability to maximise every dollar and make an indie film look like a Hollywood blockbuster.
  • By privately financing the film, we have 100% control over the script and production, which allows us the creative freedom to make this film exactly the way it needs to be.
  • Raising this money via Kickstarter goes on to unlock even more money for the production, including the Australian Tax Offset and private investments which will double our Kickstarter amount!

Every dollar raised goes into producing the film.

And what's even more exciting - if we raise beyond our target amount, we can make the film BIGGER, BETTER and BOLDER! Check out our 'Stretch Goals' below!

A 'Stretch Goal' is an additional one in case we exceed our initial funding goal. Wouldn't that be amazing? This additional finance will be used to add or enhance another aspect of the project.

STRETCH GOAL ONE - $3,000,000

If we finance $500,000 over our initial goal, we will be approaching a major Hollywood star for the role of Ned Kelly. (Don't worry - he will be an Australian actor with the right age and look) We already have him in mind, but for legal reasons we can't say who it is. But having this bonus money will allow us to make him offer he can't refuse! 

STRETCH GOAL TWO - $3,500,000

We will now add a major sequence into the story that we initially were going to leave out due to the huge expense involved... but now we can include it! This scene requires a very large outdoor set to be constructed... and that extra $500K will make it possible!

STRETCH GOAL THREE - $4,000,000

Now the production will be seriously punched into OVER-DRIVE! We can now increase the scale and spectacle of the film beyond our wildest dreams! From aerial photography shots, bigger sets and increased visual effects - The Legend of Ned Kelly will become even more legendary.

STRETCH GOAL THREE - $4,250,000

We are now going to make a special half-hour movie about Harry Power entitled Harry Power: Dead Man Walking as a special feature on the DVD and Blu-Ray, so you can learn more about what happened to this amazing historical character after his time riding with Ned Kelly!

How can you be assured that backing this project will lead to a completed product?

1. Because we've done this before. Our 2014 Kickstarter Campaign for The Legend of Ben Hall began as a short film. What we finally delivered was a 139-minute feature. So not only did we deliver what we promised - we over-delivered.

2. We know how to make movies in today's climate. That means delivering a world-class product on a modest budget, making the final film look HUGE. We always maximise our resources and our work reflects that. Every dollar will end up on the big screen, which is exactly where it should be.

3. We are professional filmmakers. This film will be made with all the protocols and legalities of a professional film production, including insurances and a completion guarantor. Every one of our Heads of Departments are film industry professionals and our collective experience spans decades. 

4. We're passionate about what we do. This project is our passion and it means everything to us. There is no way we would let ourselves down or let those down who have supported it by not completing it. We simply cannot wait to start!

WHY KICKSTARTER?

Raising money for independent films is challenging these days. We want our audience to be the financiers for The Legend of Ned Kelly because we want to make this movie for our audience with no compromises.

To produce this film within the traditional Hollywood system, or even via government funding bodies, would mean we would have to lose our creative independence. That would mean we could not deliver the film as promised. Here's why:

1. THE SCRIPT. We care about the accuracy and integrity of the Ned Kelly story. Financing this film independently gives us 100% creative control over the script, and we can avoid having any third parties forcing us to compromise that history in any way.

2. FINAL CUT. This is the industry term for who has the final say on how the movie will be edited and what the running time should be. Hollywood films often require that the financiers have Final Cut - not the director. This can be very destructive, as they often force the director to make changes that go against the integrity of the film and the director's vision. We believe a film should always be seen exactly the director intended and should deliver exactly what the audience is expecting.

3. CASTING CHOICES. Traditionally, in order to secure financing, a director will often have to choose from a list of pre-approved actors willing to make the movie and there may not be the right actor to play the part in that list. Basically, you have to cast who they want, not who you want. We want the right person for the role, and being independent - we can choose them.

On The Legend of Ben Hall, the filmmakers had 100% control of the script and final cut - which is why it remains an authentic and uncompromising adaption of Ben Hall's story.

The cast of 'The Legend of Ben Hall' were selected for their physical likeness to the real outlaws and their superb acting abilities.
The cast of 'The Legend of Ben Hall' were selected for their physical likeness to the real outlaws and their superb acting abilities.

Quite simply, the history.

Just like 'The Legend of Ben Hall', our film will be based on the historical accounts taken from a wide range of available research and resources. Adapting history for a film is always challenging, and there will always be some aspects of a historical story that will be unknown and we have to use some creative licence to fill in those blanks. 

Script writers Matthew Holmes, Aidan Phelan and Steve Jager are not only massive Ned Kelly history enthusiasts, but are 100% committed to delivering a movie that is as faithful to the real events as possible to create the most unbiased and balanced portrayal to date.

Our script will not be based on any fictional Ned Kelly novel either.

The Legend of Ned Kelly will be classified a Drama, Action, Biographical Western.

The Legend of Ned Kelly will be much like The Legend of Ben Hall in tone and style - an historically-based, character-driven drama with some dynamic action scenes and a solid, emotional heart. This will be a serious film, but one with warmth and humanity that looks at the story from both sides of the conflict. It will be complex and controversial study of Ned Kelly himself, his family and the people around him.

It will also be a vast and epic Australian Western, filled with action, betrayals and romance. It will be filmed in stunning locations across regional Victoria. 

It will not be a slow, depressing gothic Western, nor will it be campy, shoot-em-up melodrama. Nor will be a generic 'Robin Hood' tale or an exercise in police bashing.

It will be 100% produced in Victoria, Australia.

Production will take place throughout Victoria. It is our intention to shoot most of the film in 'Kelly Country' so the landscapes are a correct representation of the regions that Ned Kelly lived and roamed. 

This project will provide job opportunities for hundreds of Victorian filmmakers, artists, technicians and workers.

Casting will take place after the Kickstarter campaign.

If this Kickstarter campaign succeeds, we will have the financial clout to make offers to major Australian film and television stars in the leading roles. 

We have our eyes on several fantastic actors - but we can't say who until they are officially signed on. But trust us, we will have a great line up of Australian talent, both familiar and fresh.

We understand that opinions on Ned Kelly are vastly polarised. 

To make the most balanced film possible, our film will not take sides on the issue of 'hero' or 'villain'. Rather, we will present Ned's story as factually as we can and let you decide for yourself.

Hear what the screenwriters have to say in the video below:

The film will be told primarily from Ned Kelly's perspective, so naturally there will be a degree of empathy and understanding given toward him as the film's central protagonist. However, the film will not shy away from the more controversial and questionable aspects of his life.

The same goes for the police; we want to portray them with empathy and understanding also. All characters within this story are extremely complex; this is not simply a 'bad guys vs good guys' film.

We do not wish to define Ned Kelly in simple terms as hero or villain. The portrayal of bushranger Ben Hall in The Legend of Ben Hall will give you a good idea of how we plan to achieve a more neutral perspective. Perhaps the best way to describe our on-screen Ned Kelly is that of the anti-hero.

An anti-hero is a central protagonist with a major, or fatal, flaw that often leads to their downfall or destruction. The anti-hero is a typically flawed character, yet not an evil one. Unlike the conventional hero that works to overcome his flaws and achieve victory, an anti-hero is usually motivated by deeper personal problems and their morality is not as easily defined as the traditional hero (Superman, Captain America). Good examples of cinematic anti-heroes are Jesse James, Henry Hill, Billy The Kid, John Dillinger, Wolverine, Michael Corleone, Tyler Durden and William Munny.

We don't believe any character in this complex history can simply be defined as good or bad. Bushranger or police, everyone exists in many shades of grey, not black and white. We are not seeking to glorify criminals, nor do we want to demonise the police.

We want our film to to be a study of the Ned Kelly and not a judgment. We want people to know why this story happened, so we are going to portray it to the best of our abilities using the historical information we have. 

WILL NED KELLY SPEAK WITH AN IRISH ACCENT?

No. Our Ned Kelly will speak with a 'native' accent, meaning a formative version of the Australian accent. There is a great deal of evidence to suggest that Ned did not speak with the broad Irish accent that most film adaptions have depicted. We will develop an accent that closely resembles the Australian accent of the time.

There will be two versions of the film, so you can choose whichever version you prefer. How cool is that?

The 2 hour version will be made for Theatrical Release. This version will require many scenes to be cut in order to achieve a running time that cinemas will accept. 

The 3 hour extended version will be the Definitive Version of The Legend of Ned Kelly with no compromises.

Both versions will be available for you to choose from.

FIRST OF ALL - THANK YOU SO MUCH! 

You clearly want this movie to happen - but there is so much more you can do to ensure that it does and we need your help!

Remember, if we do not reach our target goal of $2,500,000 the project will not go ahead. Let's not allow that to happen!

The best thing you can do now is SHARE and PROMOTE!

  • Post this project regularly on social media. Post about it on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Reddit, Tumblr and Google Plus at least once a day! Social media is the best way to spread this project far and wide. We need to get the word out!
  • Encourage your friends and family to pledge. Get them as excited about it as you are. Don't let up, we only have 38 days.
  • Share this campaign with your work mates, team mates or people at your social club, church or organisation.
  • Send emails to those who might love to see this film.
  • Talk to everyone you can about this project. Your encouragement makes all the difference.
  • Know someone who works in radio, media or television? Know someone with a popular blog? Why not tell them about this project and see if they'll do a story about it?

All it takes is your BELIEF, your PLEDGE and your SUPPORT.

  • If we achieve this, The Legend of Ned Kelly will be amongst the Top 10 crowd-funded films of all time!
  • If 1.5% of Australia's population pledged just $1.00 each toward this film we would exceed our target - that's how achievable this is.
  • If every person who pledges shares this project with just ten people, we can reach thousands of people within days!

We have 38 days and counting!

Let's tell this Australian story properly. 

Risks and challenges

COMPLETION RISKS
Non-completion is a very minimal risk because our production team has done this before. Our 2014 Kickstarter Campaign for The Legend of Ben Hall short film was highly successful. What we finally delivered was a 139-minute feature, so not only did we deliver what we promised - we over-delivered. All pledgers received their rewards.

PRODUCTION CHALLENGES
All films are challenging to make, but we know how to make movies in today's climate. That means over-coming each problem professionally and swiftly to deliver a world-class product on a modest budget. As proven by our first production The Legend of Ben Hall, we maximise our resources and every dollar will end up on the big screen - exactly where it should be.

COMPLETION DATE
The exact completion date of this film is dependant on factors we cannot possibly predict at this time. Our best estimation is late 2018 or early 2019. But due to future distribution deals and other such unknown factors, the release date may shift earlier or later. We will keep all pledgers notified well ahead of time on our progress in that area.

OUR PLEDGE TO YOU
We are professional filmmakers. This film will be made with all the protocols and legalities of an professional Australian production, including insurances and a completion guarantor. Each of our Heads of Departments will be film industry professionals and our collective experience within the industry spans decades.

Our Kickstarter Pledgers are our primary support and as such - we will treat every one of our pledgers with respect, importance and transparency. Updates on the project will be frequent and in the unlikely event of any serious problems faced by the production, all will be explained and worked through swiftly and professionally.

We live to make movies. This project is our passion and it means everything to us. There is no way we would let ourselves down or let those down who have supported it by not completing it. We simply cannot wait to start!

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    Along with the Website Access and Script PDF, you will receive a professionally mastered DVD of the film with special features including the Director's Commentary and the Historian's Commentary.

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    Along with the Website Access and Script PDF, you will receive a professionally mastered High Definition Blu-Ray of the film with special features not included on the DVD, including an exclusive feature-length 'Making of The Legend of Ned Kelly' documentary, plus loads of other bonus material!

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    Along with the Website Access and Script PDF, you get a professionally-mastered Special Deluxe Edition Blu-Ray of the film with a 50-page full-colour booklet. It also includes a bonus DVD of the film, and the Original Motion Picture Score on CD. You will also get a copy of the Limited Edition 30-page Premiere Booklet, full of colour stills from the movie.

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    Your professionally-mastered Special Deluxe Edition Blu-Ray + DVD + Soundtrack CD comes in a Limited Edition Ned Kelly Helmet Steelbook, available only to Kickstarter Backers! It also comes with the 50-page full-colour booklet and includes a bonus digital download of the film.

    You will also receive a copy of the Limited Edition 30-page Premiere Booklet. You will also get access to view every new trailer online 24 hours before the rest of the world does!

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    Along with all the rewards in the Steel Pledge, you will also receive an Official Crew T-Shirt, a Hard Copy of the Script, a Daybill Poster and a collection of 8 'The Legend of Ned Kelly' magnets!

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    Why is this called the Platinum Pledge? Because if all 2000 of these limited pledges are sold, it raises exactly $1 million for the film.

    So along with all the rewards in the Gold Pledge above, your name will appear in the End Credits in our 'Platinum Pledgers' List.

    You will also a copy of the Limited Edition Official Film Companion, a gorgeous 250-page full-colour, hard-cover book filled with information about the movie and hundreds of production stills. You will also receive a large theatrical poster PLUS - we will even throw in a ticket to the Premiere of the film in Kelly Country, Victoria!

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    The Extra Pledge

    This is your opportunity to actually be in the movie and spend a day or two on the set of 'The Legend of Ned Kelly' as an extra!

    Along with all the rewards in the Platinum Pledge, you can become part of the film and be credited in the End Credits.

    *TERMS & CONDITIONS: This pledge is for Australian residents only, and you must over the age of 18 to participate. NO EXCEPTIONS. Those with facial tattoos or excessive facial piercings cannot be used as extras because of the film's time period. Whilst unlikely, the production maintains the right to refuse your participation. In such a case, your pledge will be refunded in full.
    You must provide your own transport to and from set. Meals will provided on-set, but if required, you will need to provide your own accommodation. You will be required to email us a current head and full body photo and provide height and size details.

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    • Extra role
    • Film Companion Book (250-pages)
    • Deluxe Edition Blu-Ray+DVD
    • Collectors Booklet (50-page)
    • Soundtrack CD
    • Ned Kelly Steelbook Case
    • Theatrical Poster
    • Name Creditation
    • Hard Copy Script
    • Official Crew Cap
    • Official Crew T-Shirt
    • Magnet Set x 8
    • Premiere Ticket
    • Premiere Programme
    • Daybill Poster
    • Digital Download
    • Early Trailer Previews
    • Pledgers Only Website Access
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    AU$
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    The Behind-the-Scenes Pledge

    Along all the rewards in The Platinum Pledge - you will get a full day as our special guest and be toured around the set of 'The Legend of Ned Kelly' and watch from behind the scenes as the filmmakers shoot the movie. You will get to meet the cast & crew, take a heap of photos, join us for lunch and soak up the experience of being on a professional movie set - we'll even let you call ACTION a couple times if you like!

    You will also receive a Theatrical Poster signed by the four members of the Kelly Gang and the film's director, and have your photo taken with Ned Kelly by our official photographer.

    You will also get two tickets to the Premiere of the film in Kelly Country and an invite to the Cast & Crew After Party at the Premiere!

    Blu-Rays will be Region B (Australia) encoded, DVDs will Region 4 (Australia) encoded, international pledgers please ensure your player is compatible.

    *TERMS & CONDITIONS: This pledge is for Australian residents only, and you must over the age of 18 to participate. NO EXCEPTIONS. Whilst unlikely, the production maintains the right to refuse your participation. In such a case, your pledge will be refunded in full.
    You must provide your own transport to and from set. Meals will provided on-set, but if required, you will need to provide your own accommodation.

    Includes:
    • On-set Visitation
    • Photo with Ned Kelly
    • Theatrical Poster - Signed
    • Film Companion Book (250-pages)
    • Deluxe Edition Blu-Ray+DVD
    • Ned Kelly Steelbook Case
    • Collectors Booklet (50-page)
    • Soundtrack CD
    • Hard Copy Script
    • Official Crew Cap
    • Official Crew T-Shirt
    • Premiere Tickets x 2
    • Theatrical Poster
    • Extra role
    • After Party Tickets x 2
    • Name Creditation
    • Magnet Set x 8
    • Premiere Ticket
    • Daybill Poster
    • Premiere Programme
    • Digital Download
    • Early Trailer Previews
    • Pledgers Only Website Access
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    Limited 3 backers
    AU$
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    The On-Screen Pledge

    This is more than regular extra. You will get a special on-screen appearance with your face immortalised on the big screen! You will appear as something really cool and in close-up. Someone like a bartender, a hostage, a policeman, a Ned Kelly sympathiser - it could be anything! Your role will be determined by your age and appearance and will be selected at production's discretion.

    You will be fitted with an awesome costume, issued with a professional call-sheet and you could be on set for up to 2-3 days, hanging with the cast & crew!

    Whilst your role will not be a speaking role, it will be a featured and we guarantee your face will make the final cut - or your money back!

    *TERMS & CONDITIONS: This pledge is for Australian residents only, and you must over the age of 18 to participate. NO EXCEPTIONS. Those with facial tattoos or excessive facial piercings cannot be used as extras because of the film's time period. Whilst unlikely, the production maintains the right to refuse your participation. In such a case, your pledge will be refunded in full.
    You will need to be available for the filming days required and provide your own transport to and from location. Food (and accommodation if necessary) will be provided by the production during your filming days. You will need to provide a face portrait and a full body portrait prior to production, along with your measurements.

    Blu-Rays will be Region B (Australia) encoded, DVDs will Region 4 (Australia) encoded, international pledgers please ensure your player is compatible.

    Includes:
    • Featured role
    • Photo with Ned Kelly
    • Film Companion Book (250-pages)
    • Deluxe Edition Blu-Ray+DVD
    • Ned Kelly Steelbook Case
    • Collectors Booklet (50-page)
    • Soundtrack CD
    • Theatrical Poster - Signed
    • Official Crew Cap
    • Official Crew T-Shirt
    • Premiere Tickets x 2
    • After Party Tickets x 2
    • Theatrical Poster
    • Hard Copy Script
    • Name Creditation
    • Premiere Programme
    • Magnet Set x 8
    • Daybill Poster
    • Digital Download
    • Early Trailer Previews
    • Pledgers Only Website Access
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    Ships to Only Australia
    Limited 1 backer
    AU$
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    The Ned Kelly Helmet Pledge

    Along with all the awesome rewards in the Platinum Ned Kelly Pledge, you will receive your very own NED KELLY HELMET.

    Cast in a solid resin, the helmet will be heavy, durable and an outstanding collector's item which will cast from the same moulds used to make the helmet for the movie. This is an exact replica of Ned Kelly's helmet, painstakingly recreated to be the same size, style and design, right down to the same textures, bullet dents and imperfections!

    Each helmet comes with a Certificate of Authenticity and a wooden display stand. Postage must be paid by the buyer. Pick up can be arranged also.

    Blu-Rays will be Region B (Australia) encoded, DVDs will Region 4 (Australia) encoded, international pledgers please be aware.

    Includes:
    • Ned Kelly Helmet
    • Film Companion Book (250-pages)
    • Deluxe Edition Blu-Ray+DVD
    • Collectors Booklet (50-page)
    • Soundtrack CD
    • Name Creditation
    • Ned Kelly Steelbook Case
    • Theatrical Poster
    • Premiere Tickets x 2
    • Hard Copy Script
    • Official Crew Cap
    • Official Crew T-Shirt
    • Magnet Set x 8
    • Premiere Ticket
    • Premiere Programme
    • Daybill Poster
    • Digital Download
    • Early Trailer Previews
    • Pledgers Only Website Access
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    Limited 0 backers
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    The Speaking Role Pledge!

    This is your ticket into an acting career with a speaking role in 'The Legend of Ned Kelly'! We guarantee a minimum of one line, a character with a name. You will be credited accordingly in the end credits and listed on IMDb.

    We guarantee you will be on camera in a close-up as you say your lines, and that your scene will not be cut from the movie - or your money back!

    We are relying on you to be a competent actor, so make sure you are confident of that before choosing this pledge - because your acting will be on-screen for all time! Your role will be determined by your age and appearance and will be selected by the director. You will need to be available for the day/s required including costume fittings, rehearsals and possibly any post-dialogue recording.

    Catering and accommodation (if required) will be provided by the production during your filming days.

    *TERMS & CONDITIONS: This pledge is for Australian residents only, and you must over the age of 18 to participate. NO EXCEPTIONS. Those with facial tattoos or excessive facial piercings cannot be used as extras because of the film's time period. Whilst unlikely, the production maintains the right to refuse your participation. In such a case, your pledge will be refunded in full.
    You will need to be available for the filming days required and failure to appear for the shooting days does not constitute a breach on our behalf. You must provide your own transport to and from location. Food (and accommodation if necessary) will be provided by the production during your filming days. You will need to provide a face portrait and a full body portrait prior to production, along with your measurements.

    Blu-Rays will be Region B (Australia) encoded, DVDs will Region 4 (Australia) encoded, international pledgers please ensure your player is compatible.

    Includes:
    • Speaking Role
    • Photo with Ned Kelly
    • Film Companion Book (250-pages)
    • Theatrical Poster - Signed
    • Deluxe Edition Blu-Ray+DVD
    • Ned Kelly Steelbook Case
    • Collectors Booklet (50-page)
    • Soundtrack CD
    • On-set Visitation
    • Name Creditation
    • Official Crew Cap
    • Official Crew T-Shirt
    • Premiere Tickets x 2
    • After Party Tickets x 2
    • Hard Copy Script
    • Magnet Set x 8
    • Premiere Programme
    • Daybill Poster
    • Digital Download
    • Early Trailer Previews
    • Pledgers Only Website Access
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    Ships to Only Australia
    Limited 1 backer
    AU$
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    Pledge AU$ 10,000 or more About $7,441

    The Associate Producer Pledge

    Along with all the rewards in the Platinum Pledge, you will given an Associate Producer end credits of the film plus a profile creation on IMDB. You will get THREE visits to 'The Legend of Ned Kelly' set plus you can come visit us for a day in the editing suite. We'll also give you an invite to see an 'in-progress' screening of the film during post-production, where you can share your thoughts on the film! You will also be given a free pass to any Premiere or special screening of the film, and of course - an invite to the After Party!

    All visitation dates are subject to scheduling and will be made in conjunction with the production. Shooting will take place in Victoria, Australia. Your travel and accommodation during visitations is not included.

    Blu-Rays will be Region B (Australia) encoded, DVDs will Region 4 (Australia) encoded, international pledgers please be aware.

    Includes:
    • Associate Producer Credit
    • Skype or Phone Call with Director
    • Producer's Chair with your name
    • Three on-set visits
    • Photo with Ned Kelly
    • Screening of a Rough Cut
    • Edit Suite visit
    • Film Companion Book (250-pages)
    • Deluxe Edition Blu-Ray+DVD
    • Collectors Booklet (50-page)
    • Ned Kelly Steelbook Case
    • Theatrical Poster - Signed
    • Soundtrack CD
    • Theatrical Poster
    • Official Crew Cap
    • Official Crew T-Shirt
    • Hard Copy Script
    • Name Creditation
    • Magnet Set x 8
    • Premiere Programme
    • Daybill Poster
    • Digital Download
    • Early Trailer Previews
    • Pledgers Only Website Access
    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Only Australia
    Limited 1 backer
    AU$
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    The Ned Kelly Armour Pledge

    Along with all the awesome rewards in the Platinum Ned Kelly Pledge, you will receive your very own complete set of Ned Kelly Armour that was used in the film. This is an extraordinary opportunity to own a real piece of Australian cinema history!

    Each suit of armour is an exact replica of the real Kelly Gang armour, painstakingly recreated to be the same size, style and design, right down to the same textures, bullet dents and imperfections!

    Each suit of armour comes with a Certificate of Authenticity and a steel display stand. These items will become high-prized collectors items.

    Blu-Rays will be Region B (Australia) encoded, DVDs will Region 4 (Australia) encoded, international pledgers please ensure your player is compatible.

    Buyer will need to pay for the freight of the armour to their chosen destination. Armour will be sent once the film has been released theatrically in Australia.

    Includes:
    • Ned Kelly Complete Armour
    • Film Companion Book (250-pages)
    • Deluxe Edition Blu-Ray+DVD
    • Collectors Booklet (50-page)
    • Soundtrack CD
    • Name Creditation
    • Ned Kelly Steelbook Case
    • Theatrical Poster - Signed
    • Premiere Tickets x 2
    • After Party Tickets x 2
    • Premiere Programme
    • Hard Copy Script
    • Official Crew Cap
    • Official Crew T-Shirt
    • Magnet Set x 8
    • Daybill Poster
    • Digital Download
    • Early Trailer Previews
    • Pledgers Only Website Access
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    Ships to Only Australia
    Reward no longer available 2 backers
    AU$
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    The Joe Byrne Armour Pledge

    Along with all the awesome rewards in the Platinum Ned Kelly Pledge, you will receive your very own complete set of Joe Byrne Armour that was used in the film. This is an extraordinary opportunity to own a real piece of Australian cinema history!

    Each suit of armour is an exact replica of the real Kelly Gang armour, painstakingly recreated to be the same size, style and design, right down to the same textures, bullet dents and imperfections!

    Each suit of armour comes with a Certificate of Authenticity and a steel display stand. These items will become high-prized collectors items.

    Blu-Rays will be Region B (Australia) encoded, DVDs will Region 4 (Australia) encoded, international pledgers please ensure your player is compatible.

    Buyer will need to pay for the freight of the armour to their chosen destination. Armour will be sent once the film has been released theatrically in Australia.

    Includes:
    • Joe Byrne Complete Armour
    • Film Companion Book (250-pages)
    • Deluxe Edition Blu-Ray+DVD
    • Collectors Booklet (50-page)
    • Soundtrack CD
    • Name Creditation
    • Ned Kelly Steelbook Case
    • Theatrical Poster - Signed
    • Premiere Tickets x 2
    • After Party Tickets x 2
    • Premiere Programme
    • Hard Copy Script
    • Official Crew Cap
    • Official Crew T-Shirt
    • Magnet Set x 8
    • Daybill Poster
    • Digital Download
    • Early Trailer Previews
    • Pledgers Only Website Access
    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Only Australia
    Limited 1 backer
    AU$
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    The Dan Kelly Armour Pledge

    Along with all the awesome rewards in the Platinum Ned Kelly Pledge, you will receive your very own complete set of Dan Kelly Armour that was used in the film. This is an extraordinary opportunity to own a real piece of Australian cinema history!

    Each suit of armour is an exact replica of the real Kelly Gang armour, painstakingly recreated to be the same size, style and design, right down to the same textures, bullet dents and imperfections!

    Each suit of armour comes with a Certificate of Authenticity and a steel display stand. These items will become high-prized collectors items.

    Blu-Rays will be Region B (Australia) encoded, DVDs will Region 4 (Australia) encoded, international pledgers please ensure your player is compatible.

    Buyer will need to pay for the freight of the armour to their chosen destination. Armour will be sent once the film has been released theatrically in Australia.

    Includes:
    • Dan Kelly Complete Armour
    • Film Companion Book (250-pages)
    • Deluxe Edition Blu-Ray+DVD
    • Collectors Booklet (50-page)
    • Soundtrack CD
    • Name Creditation
    • Ned Kelly Steelbook Case
    • Theatrical Poster - Signed
    • Premiere Tickets x 2
    • After Party Tickets x 2
    • Premiere Programme
    • Hard Copy Script
    • Official Crew Cap
    • Official Crew T-Shirt
    • Magnet Set x 8
    • Daybill Poster
    • Digital Download
    • Early Trailer Previews
    • Pledgers Only Website Access
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    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Only Australia
    Limited 0 backers
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    The Steve Hart Armour Pledge

    Along with all the awesome rewards in the Platinum Ned Kelly Pledge, you will receive your very own complete set of Steve Hart Armour that was used in the film. This is an extraordinary opportunity to own a real piece of Australian cinema history!

    Each suit of armour is an exact replica of the real Kelly Gang armour, painstakingly recreated to be the same size, style and design, right down to the same textures, bullet dents and imperfections!

    Each suit of armour comes with a Certificate of Authenticity and a steel display stand. These items will become high-prized collectors items.

    Blu-Rays will be Region B (Australia) encoded, DVDs will Region 4 (Australia) encoded, international pledgers please ensure your player is compatible.

    Buyer will need to pay for the freight of the armour to their chosen destination. Armour will be sent once the film has been released theatrically in Australia.

    Includes:
    • Steve Hart Complete Armour
    • Film Companion Book (250-pages)
    • Deluxe Edition Blu-Ray+DVD
    • Collectors Booklet (50-page)
    • Soundtrack CD
    • Name Creditation
    • Ned Kelly Steelbook Case
    • Theatrical Poster - Signed
    • Premiere Tickets x 2
    • After Party Tickets x 2
    • Premiere Programme
    • Hard Copy Script
    • Official Crew Cap
    • Official Crew T-Shirt
    • Magnet Set x 8
    • Daybill Poster
    • Digital Download
    • Early Trailer Previews
    • Pledgers Only Website Access
    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Only Australia
    Limited 0 backers
    AU$
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