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This will be one of the first lacrosse films ever to be made! Journey with us as we bring this relentless sport to life!

This will be one of the first lacrosse films ever to be made! Journey with us as we bring this relentless sport to life! Read More
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This project's funding goal was not reached on April 21, 2011.

About this project

My name is Kent Williamson and I am the writer/director of the lacrosse film UN1TY. People are asking themselves, "Why should I pledge to help the film UN1TY", so I thought I would share a few of the good reasons why you should help us reach our goal of $70,000. The screenplay of UN1TY is like The Blind Side meets Facing The Giants on the Lacrosse Field. It's an inspiring story about a team's journey to the state championship, but it's very different than most sports films.

WHY DONATE?

• It only takes ONE DOLLAR to help us.

• There have been relatively no films made about the beautiful sport of Lacrosse! Check out the teaser... Did you know that Lacrosse is the oldest sport in America? First documented in the 1630s/1640s by the French Jesuit missionary, Jean de Brébeuf.

• There is A LOT of lacrosse action in the film. In the current version of the screenplay there are 10 game scenes! I am so excited to film these. Our plan is to truly take the viewer inside the sport... into the midst of the action. It should be amazing and I can't wait for you to see the end results.

• It's a film that the whole family can watch together. There are Lacrosse related injuries, the death of a friend, and the description of the martyrdom of a saint, but all of these are handled in a realistic manner and not gratuitous in any way. I believe they will provide families great opportunities for discussions about these issues. There are a number of life lessons learned, great character building moments, and heart-challenges that the viewer will experience.

• This film is fully endorsed by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. FCA Lacrosse national director Ryan Horanburg has written us a fantastic endorsement that you can read here... FCA intends to use the film upon its completion with their coaches, teams and "huddles". The opportunities for follow-on ministry are fantastic. As you may know, FCA does a great job challenging youth to not only excel in athletics on the field, but to excel in life. FCA's focus on the development of the spiritual side of these athletes makes me truly excited about the partnership we have with them.

• As I mentioned earlier, it only takes ONE DOLLAR to help us. Of course, we'd love for you to pledge more, but that's up to you. The thing about KickStarter is that we have to raise ALL the money or we get NONE of the money. What this means is that your credit card is not charged unless we reach our $70,000 goal. So that means that EVERY dollar is important... even yours.

• If 2,800 people pledge $25 we will reach our goal... for $25 you would get a pre-release copy of the DVD and your name in the credits of the film.

Learn more about it at our....WEBSITE Check out the... TEASER Watch the... SYNOPSIS Listen to this... FCA ENDORSEMENT See all the other... VIDEOS

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    Pledge $10 or more About $10 USD

    A CREDIT IN THE FILM... Receive a Special Thanks Credit in the film!

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    Pledge $25 or more About $25 USD

    LIMITED EDITION DVD... You will receive credit in the movie as well as a Pre-Release, Limited Edition DVD of the film!

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    Pledge $45 or more About $45 USD

    SOUNDTRACK... You will receive all of the rewards listed above as well as the Soundtrack CD featuring the film's composer, Will Musser, with other bands!

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    Pledge $75 or more About $75 USD

    AUTOGRAPHED LIMITED EDITION DVD... You will receive all of the rewards listed above as well as an autographed copy of the Pre-Release, Limited Edition DVD signed by director.

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100 USD

    DIGITAL DOWNLOAD PACKAGE... You will receive all of the rewards listed above (except standalone rewards) as well as a Digital Download Package featuring exclusive content of Behind the Scenes Footage, Gag Reels, Interviews and more!

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100 USD

    STANDALONE REWARD - LACROSSE TEAM CREDIT... Your lacrosse team's name and town will appear in a special section of film's credits. Does not include any other rewards nor is it included with any other rewards (except in the LACROSSE TEAM PACKAGE)

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    Pledge $250 or more About $250 USD

    AUTOGRAPHED SCREENPLAY... You will receive all of the rewards listed above (except standalone rewards) as well as an autographed copy of the screenplay signed by the key members of the cast and crew!

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    Pledge $350 or more About $350 USD

    DIRECTORS CALL... You will receive all of the rewards listed above (except standalone rewards) as well as a 15-minute Skype Conversation or Phone Call with the film's Director! Ask any questions you like!

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    Pledge $400 or more About $400 USD

    DAY ON THE SET... You will receive all of the rewards listed above (except standalone rewards) as well as spend a Day On The Set during production! (Transportation & Lodging not included.)

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500 USD

    FEATURED EXTRA... You will receive all of the rewards listed above (except standalone rewards) as well as being a Featured Extra in the Film!! (Transportation & Lodging not included.)

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    Pledge $600 or more About $600 USD

    AUTOGRAPHED UN1TY LACROSSE JERSEY... You will receive all of the rewards listed above (except standalone rewards) as well as a UN1TY Lacrosse Jersey signed by the key members of the cast and crew!

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    Pledge $750 or more About $750 USD

    SHAVE THE DIRECTOR'S HEAD... You will receive all of the rewards listed above (except standalone rewards) as well as the privilege of shaving the Director's head however you like (eyebrows not included). This reward is transferrable. Pictures of the shearing will be included!! Wouldn't video footage of this make a great bonus feature on the DVD?!?

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    Pledge $800 or more About $800 USD

    LUNCH FOR 4 WITH THE DIRECTOR... You will receive all of the rewards listed above (except standalone rewards) as well as lunch in Charlottesville, Virginia with the Director & other key personnel (We pick up the tab. Transportation & Lodging not included.)

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000 USD

    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER... You will receive all of the rewards listed above (except standalone rewards) as well as Associate Producer recognition in the tail credits of the film!

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000 USD

    STANDALONE REWARD - LACROSSE TEAM PACKAGE... Your team will receive 25 autographed copies of the Limited Edition Pre-Release DVD of the film, the CD of the Soundtrack, access to the Digital Downloads, as well as your lacrosse team's name and town in a special section of the film's credits. Your team will also receive a personal phone call from the film's Director. (Does not include any other rewards nor is it included with any other rewards).

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    Pledge $2,000 or more About $2,000 USD

    PRIVATE FILM SCREENING WITH THE DIRECTOR... You will receive all of the rewards listed above (except standalone rewards) as well as a private screening of the film at the location of your choice (within a 200 mile radius of Charlottesville, VA), with as many people as you like with the Director there for commentary & questions!!

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Funding period

- (90 days)