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THE NEXT PHASE... RED HOT returns with SEPARATE boy and girl Anti-Bullying Calendars for 2016. BUY IT NOW & FUND ITS CREATION!
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FOR YOU - Your chance to get the 2016 calendar at a reduced rate... 

FOR YOUR COMPANY - the opportunity to support a positive campaign for anti-bullying.

"HI EVERYONE! I'm Thomas Knights - creator and photographer of the RED HOT art project.

Firstly I want to say a massive THANK YOU to everyone around the world who has joined us on our RED HOT mission - to everyone who has bought the book or previous calendars and supported us, and to the thousands of people who have visited the exhibitions and helped to spread the word - WE LOVE YOU! THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! 

Thousand of pounds have been raised for The Anti-Bullying Alliance through the sale of the previous calendars, and well over 15 thousand pounds has been raised for various charities via our many RED HOT initiatives. We literally couldn't have done this without your support.

2015 Calendar cheque for the ABA
2015 Calendar cheque for the ABA

 - FOR THE RED HOT STORY: http://www.redhot100.com/about.html

www.facebook.com/redhotexhibition

The original RED HOT exhibition was funded just over a year ago via Kickstarter. And since then, the project has taken us around the world promoting the ginger man, and somewhat changing the landscape for the better.

Only in september last year we launched the RED HOT 100 book in NYC - another Kickstarter funded project - and since then we were invited to Sydney by ACON and Pacific Friends of The Global Fund, and launched the book in the Conran shop in London:

My word, it has been one hell of a ride! Full of ups and downs but the good has certainly outweighed the bad.  We have met some AMAZING people along the way, and I now call over 140 ginger models my friends. My Facebook feed is just full of ginger hair now:) 

RED HOT : DOWN UNDER
RED HOT : DOWN UNDER

It might seem from the outside that there is some machine or commercial entity that funds RED HOT - but the truth is, it's the bloody mindedness of me and my trusty helper Tibo that makes most of this possible - we work tirelessly to bring this project to you. We have also been super lucky to have your support - we have put everything we have made back into this project - So here we are again, asking for your help.

The 2014, and the current 2015 calendar, were ultimately side products of creating the RED HOT exhibition and RED HOT 100 book - we shot 120 guys around the world for the book so used extra, appropriate images for the calendars. 

But we can't do this for 2016 - we don't want to recycle old images -  and to be honest - we felt like you deserve something new, exciting and FRESH.

SO, this time we want to bring you 2 brand new calendars with BRAND NEW SHOOTS!

The BOY calendar features an updated background - it looks sexier, sleeker and somehow more edgy than before. 

(EXAMPLE IMAGES - FINAL CALENDAR IMAGES MAY DIFFER)  Check our Facebook page  - we will release more example images over this kickstarter campaign: www.facebook.com/redhotexhibition

Ken Bek
Ken Bek
Jake Hold
Jake Hold
Christian James
Christian James
Tom Brady
Tom Brady

The GIRL calendar  - being a new concept for RED HOT - will feature the original look background - just with GIRLS not BOYS doing the RED HOT thang - We feel it's kinda self explanatory .... ;)

(EXAMPLE IMAGES - FINAL CALENDAR IMAGES MAY DIFFER) Check our Facebook page  - we will release more example images over this kickstarter campaign: www.facebook.com/redhotexhibition

Elinor Averill
Elinor Averill
Kate Martin
Kate Martin
Katrina Lilwall
Katrina Lilwall
Lizzie
Lizzie
Elinor Averill
Elinor Averill

If you like what you see, please click a reward and buy a calendar now! By doing so, you help to fund its creation and come this August when they are released, you will be the FIRST people in the world to receive it.

THEY ARE ALSO £5 CHEAPER TO BUY NOW ON KICKSTARTER!!! - they will sell at a recommended retail price of £29.99 and you know they are worth every penny as a premium quality product.

SO, PLEDGE IF YOU CAN

Remember - you only get billed if this Kickstarter campaign is successful and we reach our target. If we go over the target it will allow us to do a bigger initial print run. The target helps us fund 1500 BOYS and 500 GIRL calendars, which are realistic targets based on previous sales. It will also cover the studio cost, production design and shipping. I will not take a fee for photographing, nor will the models - everyone gives up their time for free! 

PLEASE!!! WE REALLY DO NEED YOUR HELP! 

We want to keep this project going - and with your help and support, WE CAN AND WILL.

THANK YOU!!! "

Thomas Knights 

NOTE TO BRANDS AND COMPANIES:

Do you want your company logo on the back of the calendars and association with the RED HOT anti bullying movement? 

There are 6 available spots for sponsorship for each letter of R.E.D. H.O.T 

FOR ONLY £500 YOU WILL RECEIVE:

A social media tagged shout out linking to your company's profile or website, which will go out to our 28 thousand Facebook followers, and over 10 thousand Instagram followers! 

Your logo on the externally visible back page of the calendar  - under a 'Special thanks to our sponsors:' heading. The calendars sell internationally, most notably the UK, US, Germany, France, Australia, Spain, The Netherlands, and Brazil. A initial print run of 2000 calendars will be made.

Your name or Logo will appear at the end of the 2016 Calendar videos under a 'Special thanks to our sponsors:' heading (the previous 2015 calendar video has been viewed over 100 thousand times)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Pql1u9-xec

You will also receive 10 calendars signed by Thomas Knights - worth £300.

You will also receive a RED HOT 100 art book signed by Thomas Knights worth £100.

You will also receive a 16" x 24" art print of your choice signed by Thomas Knights worth £300! http://www.shootgroup.com/prints/thomas-knights-red-hot/

WHAT A PACKAGE!!! A resale value of £700 - CLICK THE LAST REWARD NOW!! - ONLY 5 LEFT!!

Risks and challenges

So as you can see, we have made a start and begun shooting & editing some models to show you some examples of what to expect for 2016.

We have had 2 years of fantastic success creating RED HOT calenders, so we know first hand all the major pitfalls and challenges that come with their creation, and have ironed out most of the problems.

We have all the models lined up to shoot and have found some AMAZING new people. We also know how to design the calendar, what our market is, and which company to use to create them - we have all this sorted, and decided on the 'look' of both calendars to keep them fresh and competitive in their calendar markets.

Believe it or not, there currently isn't a calendar devoted to redhead girls - so we plan to fill this gap in the market.

Our main challenge will be finding the 3 last remaining GUYS for the boy calendar - (we have 9 hot guys lined up already) and luckily we have just had a BERLIN exhibition confirmed (4th April at Bikini Mall) in association with our RED HOT 100 book publisher Bruno Gmünder:
https://www.facebook.com/events/360428767479004/
- so we will be running a German competition to find some muscly hot gingers to finish this calendar off!

If you would live to submit yourself please send a clear face and body picture to our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/redhotexhibition

As for the girls, the main challenge - believe it or not, is the POSE - topless girls have 2 extra things on their chest the boys don't need to worry about. There is only so much strategic hair and hand placing we can do to disguise BOOBS - and unfortunately Facebook does not support the 'free the nip' campaign, so there will be no Boobs on show. (but don't worry, it will still be a VERY sexy calendar) Anyway, we believe it's what you CAN'T see - what is suggested - that is more sexy.

2016 RED HOT CALENDARS - PRESS RELEASE:

Thomas Knights’ explosive RED HOT project continues to expand around the world with exhibitions in Sydney, New York, Amsterdam, London and now Berlin. Making international catwalk stars of his ginger models and discovering the now world renowned RED HOT 100 cover-star Ken Bek working in a juicing shop, 2016 looks set to continue the ginger revolution. With a brand new look calendar for the boys (now in its 3rd successful year), and a whole new RED HOT girl calendar, 2016 will surely amplify the appeal of the brand to new, untapped audiences across the globe, and continue to challenge any negative stereotyping we might still posses toward the redhead.

As in previous years, sales of the 2016 RED HOT girl and boy calendars will support the Anti-Bullying Alliance. Models include RED HOT 100 cover star Ken Bek, Team GB canoeist Tom Brady, and international catwalk model Jake Hold. New to the girls calendar are a host of Playboy bunnies and top fashion models, circus artist Katrina Lilwall, and burlesque performer Sophia St Villier.

Both calendars - A3 Glossy - 14 Pages

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    Your Company, Personal Name or Brand Logo on the externally visible back page of the calendar - under a 'Special thanks to our sponsors:' heading. The calendars sell internationally, most notably the UK, US, Germany, France, Australia, Spain, The Netherlands, and Brazil. A initial print run of 2000 calendars will be made.

    A tagged, social media shout out linking to your personal or company's profile or website, which will go out to our 28 thousand Facebook followers, and over 10 thousand Instagram followers!

    Your name or Logo will appear at the end of the 2016 Calendar videos under a 'Special thanks to our sponsors:' heading (the previous 2015 calendar video has been viewed over 100 thousand times)

    You will also receive 10 calendars signed by Thomas Knights

    You will also receive a RED HOT 100 art book signed by Thomas Knights

    You will also receive a 16" x 24" art print of your choice signed by Thomas Knights http://www.shootgroup.com/prints/thomas-knights-red-hot/

    WHAT A PACKAGE!!! A resale value of £700!

    ONLY 6 AVAILABLE FOR THE 6 LETTERS THAT SPELL OUT - R. E. D. H. O. T.

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