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Hair Love is an animated short film about an African American father trying to do his daughters hair for the first time.
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    Thank You

    Thank you from director @MatthewACherry's twitter account

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    Hair Love Key Chain

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    Hair Love Pin

    A key chain with our Hair Love logo on a special pin plus all of the above

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    Digital Download ONLY

    A digital download of our animated short film Hair Love but with no other physical gifts.

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    Digital Download

    A digital download of our animated short film Hair Love plus all of the above

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    Hair Love Children's Book ONLY

    You get our Hair Love Children's book which is based on the plot of our short film. This perk includes the book only and no other gifts.

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    Digital Producer

    Have your name listed in our closing credits in our special Kickstarter Digital Producer section plus all of the above.

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    Zuri Healthy Roots Doll ONLY

    We are collaborating with Healthy Roots Dolls to produce an 18 inch doll version of our main character Zuri. (All American Girl Dolls sizes are a good reference). Healthy Roots is a black owned toy company that creates dolls and storybooks that teach natural hair care to young girls of color. It was founded by Yelitsa Jean-Charles to help young girls embrace their natural beauty. This perk includes the doll only and no other gifts.

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    Hair Love Children's Book

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    T-Shirt & Poster

    Hair Love T-Shirt, Hair Love Festival Poster, & all of the above.

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    Zuri Doll & Children's Book

    We are offering a Healthy Roots Zuri Doll, our Hair Love Children's book, your name listed in our digital producer section in our end credits, a digital download of the film, plus a hair love pin and key chain for $100.

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    Zuri Healty Roots Doll Package

    We are collaborating with Healthy Roots Dolls to produce an 18 inch doll version of our main character Zuri. Healthy Roots is a black owned toy company that creates dolls and storybooks that teach natural hair care to young girls of color. It was founded by Yelitsa Jean-Charles to help young girls embrace their natural beauty. If you choose this perk you get the Zuri doll and all of the above gifts as well (Vanity Mirror not included)

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    Making Of Coffee Table Book

    Get a coffee table book that features the behind the scenes notes and final artwork from the film complete with a diary from the filmmaker about the making of the project plus all of the above

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    Animation Workshop w/ Frank Abney

    As a special limited gift we are offering limited access to a special live online 4 hour animation workshop with our executive producer Frank Abney, who is currently an animator at Disney Pixar. Frank will teach you the basics of how to animate, through a live demonstration, and lecture on the principles. Or you can get your animation work reviewed. Prior to working at Pixar, Frank Abney has worked on Academy Award winning films "Frozen", and "Big Hero 6" while at Disney, "Kung Fu Panda 3" and "The Boss Baby", at DreamWorks Animation, and is currently at Pixar finishing work on their next film "Coco".

    We are also including a digital download of our the movie and will include your name in our end credits in our Digital Producer section. No other physical gifts will be included with this perk.

    We only have 10 slots available so get in while you can.

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    Personalized Character Design

    You get a custom animated print of yourself or family member or friend by our 2D character designer Vashti Harrison. See what you look like in cartoon form plus all of the above.

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    Film Festival Premiere Tickets

    4 Tickets to Hair Love's film festival world premiere (travel not included) plus all of the above

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    Associate Producer

    Receive Associate Producer Credit On The Film plus all of the above

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    Reclaiming My Time Pin Gift Bundle

    We are offering a limited edition Congresswoman Maxine Waters Reclaiming My Time Pin gift bundle courtesy of our good friends at Radical Dreams Pins. For $25 you get a Reclaiming My Time Pin, a Hair Love Pin, a digital download of Hair Love, and a Hair Love Key Chain. We are only offering 250 of these gift bundles to our new backers. If you already donated to our campaign just increase you pledge by $5 and we'll include a Congresswoman Maxine Waters Reclaiming My Time pin with your gifts. Donate now to get it. This offer won't last long.

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    Custom Vanity Mirror

    We are colloborating with the great people from Frenchs Angels Vanity to offer 5 limited edition 15x15 vanity mirrors complete with our hair love logo. These vanities usually retail for $200 but we are able to offer them as a perk for $150 plus all of the gifts above. Here is their Etsy page https://www.etsy.com/listing/527573948/makeup-vanities

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    iPhone Filmmaking Workshop w/ M. Cherry

    As a special limited gift we are offering limited access to a special live online 4 hour iPhone Filmmaking workshop with 9 Rides Writer/Director Matthew A. Cherry and 9 Rides Director Of Photography Richard Vialet. Matthew and Richard will talk through the process of how they made 9 Rides with two iPhone 6s's and teach you how to use the Filmic Pro app as well as the other tools we used to make the movie (The Beast Grip Pro Rig and the Moondog Labs Anamorphic Lens). We will also answer questions and provide advice on making content with your iPhone.

    Matthew is a former NFL player turned filmmaker his first feature film The Last Fall premiered at SXSW 2012 and is available to stream on Netflix. His 2nd feature film 9 Rides was shot on two iPhone 6s's and premiered at SXSW 2016. Richard is an accomplished Director Of Photography that shot both of Matthew's feature film's The Last Fall & 9 Rides he currently is working with Tyler Perry and Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta.

    We are also including a digital download of the Filmic Pro app as well as a download of 9 Rides and Hair Love (once it becomes available) and will include your name in our end credits in our Digital Producer section. No other physical gifts will be included with this perk.

    We only have 10 slots available so get in while you can.

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    iPhone Workshop + Moondog Labs Lens

    As a special limited gift we are offering limited access to a special live online 4 hour animation workshop with 9 Rides Writer/Director Matthew A. Cherry and 9 Rides Director Of Photography Richard Vialet. Matthew and Richard will talk through the process of making 9 Rides with two iPhone 6s's and teach you how to use the Filmic Pro app as well as the other tools we used to make the movie (The Beast Grip Pro Rig and the Moondog Labs Anamorphic Lens). We will also answer questions and provide advice on making content with your iPhone. This reward tier will also include the Moondog Labs Anamorphic Lens for whatever style iPhone you have (5s, 6, 6s, 6s Plus, 7, 7plus) and will be shipped out to you before the class starts so you can use it and follow along.

    Matthew is a former NFL player turned filmmaker his first feature film The Last Fall premiered at SXSW 2012 and is available to stream on Netflix. His 2nd feature film 9 Rides was shot on two iPhone 6s's and premiered at SXSW 2016. Richard is an accomplished Director Of Photography that shot both of Matthew's feature film's The Last Fall & 9 Rides and he currently is working with Tyler Perry and Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta.

    We are also including a digital download of the Filmic Pro app as well as a download of 9 Rides and Hair Love (once it becomes available) and will include your name in our end credits in our Digital Producer section. No other physical gifts will be included with this perk.

    We only have 3 slots available at this tier level so get involved while you can.

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    iPhone Workshop + Beast Grip Pro

    As a special limited gift we are offering limited access to a special live online 4 hour iPhone Filmmaking workshop with 9 Rides Writer/Director Matthew A. Cherry and 9 Rides Director Of Photography Richard Vialet. Matthew and Richard will talk through the process of making 9 Rides with two iPhone 6s's and teach you how to use the Filmic Pro app as well as the other tools we used to make the movie (The Beast Grip Pro Rig and the Moondog Labs Anamorphic Lens). We will also answer questions and provide advice on making content with your iPhone. This reward tier will also include the Beast Grip Pro rig for whatever style iPhone you currently have (5s, 6, 6s, 6s Plus, 7, 7plus) and will be shipped out to you before the class starts so you can use it and follow along.

    Matthew is a former NFL player turned filmmaker his first feature film The Last Fall premiered at SXSW 2012 and is available to stream on Netflix. His 2nd feature film 9 Rides was shot on two iPhone 6s's and premiered at SXSW 2016. Richard is an accomplished Director Of Photography that shot both of Matthew's feature film's The Last Fall & 9 Rides and he currently is working with Tyler Perry and Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta.

    We are also including a digital download of the Filmic Pro app as well as a download of 9 Rides and Hair Love (once it becomes available) and will include your name in our end credits in our Digital Producer section. No other physical gifts will be included with this perk.

    We only have 3 slots available at this tier level so get involved while you can.

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    iPhone Workshop+Beast Grip&Moondog Lens

    As a special limited gift we are offering limited access to a special live online 4 hour iPhone Filmmaking workshop with 9 Rides Writer/Director Matthew A. Cherry and 9 Rides Director Of Photography Richard Vialet. Matthew and Richard will talk through the process of making 9 Rides with two iPhone 6s's and teach you how to use the Filmic Pro app as well as the other tools we used to make the movie (The Beast Grip Pro Rig and the Moondog Labs Anamorphic Lens). We will also answer questions and provide advice on making content with your iPhone. This reward tier will also include both the Beast Grip Pro rig for whatever style iPhone you currently have (5s, 6, 6s, 6s Plus, 7, 7plus) and the Moondog Labs Anamorphic Lens that we used during the making of 9 Rides and will be shipped out to you before the class starts so you can use it and follow along.

    Matthew is a former NFL player turned filmmaker his first feature film The Last Fall premiered at SXSW 2012 and is available to stream on Netflix. His 2nd feature film 9 Rides was shot on two iPhone 6s's and premiered at SXSW 2016. Richard is an accomplished Director Of Photography that shot both of Matthew's feature film's The Last Fall & 9 Rides he currently is working with Tyler Perry and Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta.

    We are also including a digital download of the Filmic Pro app as well as a download of 9 Rides and Hair Love (once it becomes available) and will include your name in our end credits in our Digital Producer section. No other physical gifts will be included with this perk.

    We only have 3 slots available at this tier level so get involved while you can.

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    Co-Executive Producer

    Receive Co-Executive Producer (Co-EP) credit on the film plus all of the above

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