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Cast of legendary fan film RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: THE ADAPTATION to reunite after 25 years to shoot the final, lost Airplane Scene!
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    Pledge US$ 5 or more About US$ 5

    YOU GO FIRST!

    Along with our everlasting gratitude, you will receive access to the private production blog and emails, offering a behind-the-scenes look at shooting the Airplane Scene.

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    Pledge US$ 25 or more About US$ 25

    -- ARE YOU WILLING TO OFFER MORE?--

    Rarely-seen… and until now, only viewable if Chris and Eric brought it to a theater in your neighborhood… A digital download of our fan film, RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: THE ADAPTATION – in its 100 minute 1989 Betamax entirety! Never been officially available online before – and may never be again!

    And -- a digital download of our never-seen-before RAIDERS ADAPTATION Historical Digital Scrapbook! And… a behind-the-scenes look at shooting the Airplane Scene via access to private production blog and emails.

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    Pledge US$ 50 or more About US$ 50

    YOU GOT HEART, KID

    You’ll first receive the digital download version of never-before-available RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: THE ADAPTATION, to watch as the Airplane Scene is completed…And then…

    You will be sent a physical DVD of RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: THE ADAPTATION – with the completed Airplane Scene (not available on the digital download)! Each personally signed by Chris (Indy/Producer) and Eric (Belloq/Director).

    Plus – Our digital scrapbook for RAIDERS ADAPTATION, with never-before-released production photos! And – you’ll be along for the adventure as well, as you receive emails and access to a password-protected production diary that will share what’s happening behind the scenes!

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    Pledge US$ 75 or more About US$ 75

    A LITTLE BACKBONE

    Along with the physical, signed DVD of RAIDERS ADAPTATION with the Airplane Scene… you also receive your own copy of the critically-acclaimed book, RAIDERS!:The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made by Alan Eisenstock (recently optioned by NAPOLEON DYNAMITE producer Jeremy Coon). In hardcover and personally signed by Chris (Indy/Producer) and Eric (Belloq/Director).

    Have the full experience with the book and movie – as you support the Airplane Scene in the process!

    Plus – our digital scrapbook for RAIDERS ADAPTATION, with never-before-released production photos. And – you’ll be along for the adventure as well, as you receive emails and access to a password-protected production diary that will share what’s happening behind the scenes!

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    Pledge US$ 100 or more About US$ 100

    I’M YOUR PARTNER!

    You’ll receive everything listed above, plus: A limited-edition “I supported the RAIDERS AIRPLANE SCENE” T-shirt. We’re working on the design now, and will post it as soon as it’s ready!

    And – a limited edition RAIDERS ADAPTATION poster, drawn by artist Jeff Owens, for a 2007 Athens, GA screening -- personally signed by Chris (Indy/Producer) and Eric (Belloq/Director).

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    Pledge US$ 250 or more About US$ 250

    AW, HE'S BEING GENEROUS

    You’ll receive everything listed above, plus:
    A signed cast photo from the Airplane Scene... a personal thanks from our Indy, Marion, and Belloq… for helping us all reunite to do this, after 25 years! (and probably set the world record for longest time between film pick-ups!)

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    Pledge US$ 250 or more About US$ 250

    SPECIAL REWARD ADDITION TO $250 LEVEL

    Filmmakers's COMMENTARY now available! Filmmaker commentary will be INCLUDED on your physical DVD. For the first time ever, a special "BACKSTAGE PASS" to the making of
    RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: THE ADAPTATION as told by co-creators Eric Zala (Director & Belloq) and Chris Strompolos (Producer, Indy).

    Learn about the famous boulder scene. Where did those snakes come from anyway?

    How did kids get a hold of a truck? And all that fire? How did they do it?

    Now you have a chance to experience what no one else has!

    PLEASE PLEDGE at the $250 Level and this reward will be yours!

    You’ll receive everything listed above, plus: A signed cast photo from the Airplane Scene... a personal thanks from our Indy, Marion, and Belloq… for helping us all reunite to do this, after 25 years! (and probably set the world record for longest time between film pick-ups!)

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    LIKE NOTHING YOU'VE EVER GONE AFTER BEFORE

    You’ll receive everything listed above, plus:
    An actual stone wall fragment with Hieroglyphics, from our basement set for the Well of the Souls that was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. Complete with certificate of authenticity. Own a literal piece of RAIDERS ADAPTATION! Limited to only 45 pieces. Please note: this perk is NOT included in any other reward bundle.
    And – a DVD of the completed documentary by NAPOLEON DYNAMITE producer Jeremy Coon – which will show unfettered, unflinching access to all the adventure, all the drama… of behind-the-scenes of making The Airplane Scene at last.
    And on that DVD… you will see your name in the documentary credits!
    NOTE: Documentary DVD to be delivered separately, estimated delivery: October 2015.

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    Pledge US$ 750 or more About US$ 750

    BEYOND YOUR WILDEST ASPIRATIONS

    An extremely limited edition bound copy of the complete RAIDERS ADAPTATION Storyboards – all six hundred and two, hand-drawn by Eric Zala in 1982, from memory before the original Raiders was released outside of theaters. This blueprint used to shoot RAIDERS ADAPTATION will be personally autographed message from artist/director Eric Zala, made out just for you. Watch this space for “Daily Featured Storyboard” for samples.

    And… an authentic fragment of the fake-blood-splattered swastika from the replica Flying Wing airplane vertical stabilizer -- actually used the Raiders Guys’ Remake of the Airplane Scene. Complete with certificate of authenticity. Limited to only 20 pieces. Please note: this perk is NOT included in any other reward bundle.
    Plus -- all previous rewards! Here’s a recap…
    • Access to private behind-the-scenes production blog and emails
    • Digital download of never-seen-before Raiders Adaptation Historical Digital Scrapbook
    • Digital download of our fan film, RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: THE ADAPTATION
    • Physical signed DVD of RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: THE ADAPTATION w/ Airplane Scene
    • Signed hardcover of RAIDERS!:The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made
    • Limited edition “I supported the RAIDERS AIRPLANE SCENE” T-shirt
    • Limited edition RAIDERS ADAPTATION poster
    • Signed cast photo from Airplane Scene
    • DVD of documentary - signed by filmmakers (Oct 2015)
    • Name added to documentary credits

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

    OBTAINER OF RARE ANTIQUITIES

    • Two VIP invitations to Flying Wing / Airfield location in south Mississippi for day we blow up the plane! (Please note that travel and lodging NOT included for domestic or International backers)
    • VERY SPECIAL THANKS in the documentary credits.

    + ALL these previously-listed rewards:

    • Access to private behind-the-scenes production blog and emails
    • Digital download of never-seen-before Raiders Adaptation Historical Digital Scrapbook
    • Digital download of our fan film, RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: THE ADAPTATION
    • Physical signed DVD of RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: THE ADAPTATION w/ Airplane Scene
    • Signed hardcover of RAIDERS!:The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made
    • Limited edition “I supported the RAIDERS AIRPLANE SCENE” T-shirt
    • Limited edition RAIDERS ADAPTATION poster
    • Signed cast photo from Airplane Scene
    • DVD of documentary - signed by filmmakers (Oct 2015)
    • Name added to documentary credits
    • Personally autographed bound copy of complete 602 RAIDERS ADAPTATION Storyboards.

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    Pledge US$ 2,500 or more About US$ 2,500

    GIVE ME THE ANTIDOTE!

    • Two VIP invitations to the Documentary Premiere & After-party – will meet cast and crew.
    + ALL previously-listed rewards

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    IT'S A LEAP OF FAITH

    • Bring RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: THE ADAPTATION to your town! Chris and Eric will travel to your town, to give you your very own private RAIDERS ADAPTATION screening & Q&A. You provide the venue and equipment, we’ll get ourselves there, lodged & fed, and bring our film… along with plenty of funny, sometimes shocking stories in a Q&A we’ll provide for your audience following the screening. (to be scheduled subject to Chris and Eric’s availability; limited to dates before Jan 1, 2015. Please note: For international engagements outside the US, travel would need to be provided.)
    • Actual PROP from the Raiders Guys’ Remake of the Airplane Scene: SHATTERED MONKEYWRENCH – the Mechanic’s weapon – chewed up from Flying Wing propeller -- actually used! Limited to only 5 pieces. Please note: this perk is NOT included in any other reward bundle.

    • Invitation to play an extra – as an Arab or German Solider for week of shooting!

    + ALL previously-listed rewards

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    Pledge US$ 7,500 or more About US$ 7,500

    COME ON, I'LL BUY YOU A DRINK----

    Appear in the Raiders Guys’ Remake of the Airplane Scene – as 1 of 6 German Soldiers that converge upon the Flying Wing in the scene -- in the back of a truck. In effect -- become a Cast Member of RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: THE ADAPTATION!! Your stunt double will perish a glorious, immortal onscreen death when fired upon by Marion with blanks – so no stunt work necessary! And you enjoy being in the middle of the action! As storyboarded in our KS video! Being immortalized in an action scene = Better than any souvenir photo! AND - one of the Raiders Guys will even buy you a drink of your choice! Limited to only 6 opportunities. Please note: this perk is NOT included in any other reward bundle.

    + ALL previously-listed rewards

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    YOU HAVE CHOSEN WISELY

    • Actual Indiana Jones Leather Jacket from RAIDERS ADAPTATION worn by Chris Strompolos for duration of shoot. Personal memento of star and producer Chris Strompolos, personally autographed, made out just for you. Shipped directly with certificate of authenticity.

    + ALL previously-listed rewards

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    TOP. MEN

    Last remaining whip from RAIDERS ADAPTATION -- used by Chris Strompolos for portion of shoot. Personal memento of star and producer Chris Strompolos. Shipped directly with certificate of authenticity.
    + ALL previously-listed rewards

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    FORTUNE AND GLORY, KID

    • Yep - the Ark Itself. Our actual Ark of the Covenant Prop used in RAIDERS ADAPTATION. Personal memento of director and prop carpenter Eric Zala, personally autographed, made out just for you. Shipped directly with certificate of authenticity.

    + ALL previously-listed rewards… A recap:
    • Access to private behind-the-scenes production blog and emails
    • Digital download of never-seen-before Raiders Adaptation Historical Digital Scrapbook
    • Digital download of our fan film, RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: THE ADAPTATION
    • Physical signed DVD of RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: THE ADAPTATION w/ Airplane Scene
    • Signed hardcover of RAIDERS!:The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made
    • Limited edition “I supported the RAIDERS AIRPLANE SCENE” T-shirt
    • Limited edition RAIDERS ADAPTATION poster
    • Signed cast photo from Airplane Scene
    • DVD of documentary - signed by filmmakers (Oct 2015)
    • Personally autographed bound copy of complete 602 RAIDERS ADAPTATION Storyboards.
    • Invitation to play an extra – as an Arab or German Solider for week of shooting!
    • Two VIP invitations to Flying Wing / Airfield location in south Mississippi for day we blow up the plane! (Please note that travel and lodging NOT included for domestic or International backers)
    • VERY SPECIAL THANKS in the documentary credits.
    • Two VIP invitations to the Documentary Premiere & After-party – will meet cast and crew.

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