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The SnapFocus empowers DSLR indie filmmakers to pull off Hollywood production value as a cinematic one man band.
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    Pledge US$ 1 or more About US$ 1

    SNAPFOCUS FILM SCHOOL FUND. We are donating our Hitchhiker, SnapFocus and Skaterail Slider to one of our backers with a special film program for 4th grade students. Help us buy them additional equipment like a Canon T2i, a tripod and light kit. More info in the updates.

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    Pledge US$ 5 or more About US$ 5

    THE STICKER PACK. Pledge $5 to get a Limited Edition Midas Mount SnapFocus sticker pack and keep up-to-date on all things SnapFocus with exclusive access to behind the scenes video content.

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    THE MOVIE. Get a DVD copy of Brandon's feature film, Bristol Boys, a gritty crime drama based on a true story starring Thomas Guiry (Mystic River), Dean Winters (Oz, Rescue Me) and David Zayas (Dexter). Shipping included to continental US.

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    Pledge US$ 15 or more About US$ 15

    WIDE OPEN CAMERA LENS GEAR. These "zip tie" style lens gears are what we have been using on our SnapFocus prototypes and when we rent other follow focus systems. They retail for $21 which is already a great deal The guys who make them have let us offer them to our backers for this special offering. Add $3 for shipping to US, $10 International. Specify red or black. If you want more than one email me about the quantity.

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    THE T-SHIRT. Get our "Rebel Without a Crew" T-Shirt. The SnapFocus is more than a product, it's an attitude that telling stories on film shouldn't be left only to those who have deep pockets and the backing of a major studio. Shipping included to continental US.

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    Pledge US$ 249 or more About US$ 249

    THE SLIDER. Save $100 off our Midas Mount Skaterail Slider with this special Kickstarter-only price. The Skaterail Slider can be center mounted on your tripod or attached to light stands at the ends. Add $100 for our ball-head tripod adapter kit. Shipping not included.

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    Pledge US$ 299 or more About US$ 299

    ****EARLY BIRD SPECIAL - THIS IS A LIMITED OFFER****
    For the first several days of our Kickstarter campaign get the SnapFocus for this introductory price. You must purchase before Monday, June 4th. Buy now and save big. Shipping not included.

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    Pledge US$ 399 or more About US$ 399

    THE SNAPFOCUS. You get the SnapFocus follow focus system which includes 2 levers, 2 cables, the gears and mounting bracket. Shipping included to continental US. Add $25 elsewhere.

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    Pledge US$ 799 or more About US$ 799

    MIDAS MODULAR. Get the MIdas Mount Hitchhiker Shoulder Support and the SnapFocus follow focus system - the ultimate solution for handheld DSLR cinematography. Shipping not included.

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    Pledge US$ 1,250 or more About US$ 1,250

    THE LIMITED EDITION. This first run of numbered SnapFocus units will be totally handcrafted in our machine shop and ship within a month of the conclusion of our Kickstarter campaign. We will add a custom engraving to make it personal. Not only do you get yours first but you get it customized. Shipping not included.

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    Pledge US$ 2,499 or more About US$ 2,499

    THE DEALER PACK. Get 9 SnapFocus units that will arrive in time for you to sell them for the holiday season and one LIMITED EDITION SNAPFOCUS unit with an estimated September delivery date.

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    Pledge US$ 299 or more About US$ 299

    ****EARLY BIRD SPECIAL - THIS IS A LIMITED OFFER****
    THE HITCHHIKER. Get the Midas Mount Hitchiker Shoulder Support which makes shooting DSLR for long periods of time much more comfortable. Completely modular and based on a patent-pending triangulated design, you can adjust this rig to your body and to your camera setup. Shipping included to continental US. Add $25 elsewhere.

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    Pledge US$ 349 or more About US$ 349

    THE SNAPFOCUS FILM SCHOOL DEAL. You get the SnapFocus follow focus system which includes 2 levers, 2 cables, the gears and mounting bracket. AND $50 goes to support a special film program for 4th graders - read more about it in the updates. Shipping included to continental US. Add $25 elsewhere.

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    Pledge US$ 598 or more About US$ 598

    ****MIDAS MODULAR EARLY BIRD SPECIAL - THIS IS A LIMITED OFFER**** For the first several days of our Kickstarter campaign get the SnapFocus and Hitchhiker for this introductory price. You must purchase before Monday, June 4th. Buy now and save big. Shipping not included. We can deliver your Hitchhiker shoulder rig ahead of the SnapFocus if you'd like shortly after we receive our Kickstarter funds mid-July early August.

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