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The only full frontal ginger male calendar in the world needs YOUR help

BUY THE CALENDAR NOW TO HELP FUND ITS CREATION!

From the Red Hot exhibition that sparked a global movement, comes a totally nude, full frontal edition for 2020. This taboo smashing calendar of 12 hot ginger guys breaks all the rules. "There are very few taboos left in the world. Somehow ginger pubic hair is still one of them. It's so rare that a lot of people have never seen it, they might go though their whole life never seeing it." Thomas Knights 

12 brand new guys. 12 brand new copper knobs.... Because ginger pubes are awesome and life needs more colour. 

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Alexander @alex.kiechle

▢ WHATS INSIDE THE RED HOT C**KS CALENDAR?

Snacks, sweets and a sugar rush... Red Hot C**ks does exactly what it says on the tin. You get to see EVERYTHING. There are no censor squares inside the calendar so if you want to see the goods, you gotta buy a hard copy. 

We are taking you BACK.... Back to a time when boys had bushes, and fantasies were found in the pages of Playgirl magazine. Back to a time before the internet, before smart phone apps and before social media. Back to summer dream crushes, mixtapes and slush puppies, beach boy Atari's and magic 8-Ball lovers. 

Matthias @_panitz_

▢ CHARITY PARTNER

By shining a light on fiery ginger pubic hair, the Red Hot C**ks calendar raises money and awareness for the Movember Foundation's testicular cancer awarenesses campaign. With 47 per cent of British men diagnosed with testicular cancer being younger than 35-years-old and 2,400 new testicular cancer cases in the UK every year, this is an urgent cause. 

So far, Red Hot has raised over £60,000 for good causes.

Jared @jaredpottsfitness

 ▢ WHO DO WE THANK FOR THIS? 

The calendar is created by Red Hot photographer Thomas Knights who has first hand experience of growing up ginger.

‘Being born ginger, you are immediately part of the world’s smallest minority. This comes with a unique set of challenges but inevitably you learn to accept your difference and then value it. What was once the thing you liked the least about yourself growing up, becomes the main part of your identity; it becomes your calling card. You end up loving being different, standing out and getting noticed. What was your perceived weakness becomes your strength. Once you own your difference, everything changes and you become unstoppable.''

Curtis @curcules33
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 ▢ WHO IS RED HOT?: 

Red Hot is a world famous rebranding campaign and global movement. Over the past 7 years it has been successfully changing the landscape for redheads though a series of art books, calendars and photographic exhibitions.

It has been featured in ‘The New York Times’, ‘The Guardian’, ‘Sunday Times Style’, ‘Sydney Morning Herald’, ‘Liberation’ and many more titles around the world with guest appearances on television shows ‘Watch What Happens Live’ with Andy Cohen, BBC ‘Global’ with Jon Sopal, The BBC ‘One Show’, ‘Euromaxx’ Channel 7 ‘Sunrise’ ABC’s ‘7:30 Report’ and TBS ‘Conan O’Brien’ Talk Show

Dermot @_dermot_
Craig @beachboycraig

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SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? 

Help us make it happen, buy your hard copy on Kickstarter! 

 ▢ THE REWARDS 




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Like what we do?

Check out our other 2020 calendar: Red Hot European Boys which was 200% funded here on Kickstarter. You can pre-order it now from our website.

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▢ COST BREAKDOWN:

Below is the breakdown of costs to show where the money goes. Postage and packing is included in the funding goal of Kickstarter.

  • £5000 Calendar printing 
  • £500 Shipping calendars to UK 
  • £200 Proofs 
  • £500 Kickstarter shoot studio hire
  • £900 Main shoot 2 day studio hire 
  •  £300 Shoot production costs 
  •  £400 Retouching 
  •  £400 Calendar graphic design 
  •  £500 Behind the scenes video 

= £8,600 

  • POSTAGE + PACKING of Kickstarter rewards (estimate) = £5,625

 Kickstarter fees (9%) = £1280

TOTAL £15,505


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▢ HOW DID WE GET HERE?

Check out our first art book "Red Hot 100" that was successfully kickstarted in 2014, and raised over £10,000 for charity:  

We launched our most successful Kickstarter project for our second art book "Red Hot II" in 2016. It launched it in Rotterdam and raises money for the Diana Award and went on to have a critically acclaimed London exhibition at Beers Gallery in early 2017.

More recently we were successfully funded on Kickstarter with our Red Hot British Boys 2018 calendar,  Red Hot American Boys 2019 Calendar and Red Hot European Boys 2020 calendar 

Risks and challenges

We are now in our 7th year and have created 9 successfully funded Kickstarter campaigns. Have a look at our previous campaigns by clicking our profile above.

Previously we have sent out all the rewards ourselves, but for the past year we have been using a professional fulfilment company and fully trackable post, keeping risks and challenges to a minimum. If you don't receive your reward, message us here on Kickstarter or to contact@redhot100.com and we will send you a new one!

We also have a tight turnaround, as the calendars will be shot and edited in just 4 weeks, printed in September, and delivered to the UK in October.

Luckily we have great partners in place ready to make this a reality.

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    CALENDAR

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    CALENDAR + 1X UNDERWEAR

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    2 CALENDARS

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    CALENDAR + ART BOOK

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    PRODUCER CREDIT

    ✧ Be a Red Hot C**ks calendar producer!

    ✧ Believe in us and help us make the project a reality

    ✧ Your name will be credited on the back of the calendar as a "Producer"

    ✧ You will receive 4 calendars to give to your friends - that's Christmas sorted!

    ✧ You will receive your favourite image from the calendar as a limited edition A2 print, signed by photographer Thomas Knights

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    VIP DINNER

    LONDON LAUNCH EVENT

    ✧ Enjoy an exclusive dinner from 6:30-8:30pm before the London launch at 9pm with Red Hot models, notable guests & celebrities.

    ✧ Mingle with Red Hot models and photographer Thomas Knights.

    ✧ The perfect opportunity to get the calendar (provided) signed by all the models.

    ✧ Full access to the party including exclusive use of the VIP lounge.

    ✧ Bring one guest after dinner for 9pm party

    Launch date TBA: Estimated late October 2019
    Launch Location: Central London

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    EARLY BIRD CALENDAR

    The Red Hot C**ks 2020 calendar

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