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    HUZZAH! A hearty "Huzzah" for just helping us make our show!

    You'll also become an official member of the RenFest Super Secret Guild & Society Of People Who Back Cool Projects and recieve a secret link to watch our hilarious mini-pilot. You'll also receive a Kickstarter exclusive RenFest JPEG and GIF Pack for sharing your love for this project all over the darn place.

    Thanks and Huzzah!

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    YE OLDE FIRST PLACE IN LINE: A DIGITAL VIEWING of the RenFest first full episode before it is released to the public. (If we reach three or more episodes, you will get to see all the eps before the rest of the world does!)

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    YE DVD: A Physical DVD of the show with extra features that won't be available with the digital version. You'll also get first place in line for the digital viewing.

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    YE DVD + TEE (EARLY BIRD BACKERS): Get everything at the $100 level for less! Get a Physical DVD with extra features not available with the digital version + the limited edition RenFest Tv T-shirt designed by Adam "ApeLad" Koford! Check out Adam's work at apelad.com

    You'll also get first place in line for the digital viewing.

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    YE DVD + TEE: A Physical DVD with extra features not available with the digital version + a limited edition RenFest Tv T-shirt designed by Adam "Apelad" Koford. Check out Adam's work at apelad.com

    You'll also get first place in line for the digital viewing.

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    YE OFFICIAL RENFEST POSTER + CREDITS (DIGITAL) First in line for the digital viewing, your name listed in the credits and a hi-res digital PDF of Kickstarter exclusive poster designed by Len Peralta. Check out Len's work at lenperalta.com

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    TROLLED BY A TROLL: Have you ever wanted to be drunk dialed by a troll? Today is your lucky day!

    Podcaster and Renfest supporter Hob the Troll has offered to call a backer at a time of his choosing (likely 3am) after consuming 4+ adult beverages, and talk to them, OR leave a series of voicemail messages no longer than 15 minutes, no less than 20.

    Hob will only call the backer, not any of their friends, family, or coworkers. By backing, it is consent for Hob to have their phone number. Hob will also record the call, and later release it on his podcast. Sound crazy! It is!

    You'll also get first in line for the digital viewing, your name listed in the credits and a hi-res digital PDF of Kickstarter exclusive poster designed by Len Peralta.

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    YE SIGNED DVD! The RenFest DVD signed by the main cast, crew and the directors. You'll also get the digital poster and your name in the credits.

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    GREETINGS FROM GRUBER! You'lll get a personal postcard from Dave "Gruber" Allen which will feature a drawing or a short message by the man himself. What a quaint and unique reward, in only the way Gruber can offer it.

    You'll also first in line for the digital viewing and your name in the credits of the show.

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    YE OFFICIAL RENFEST POSTER (PHYSICAL VERSION) With this reward, you'll get the DVD, your name in the credits of the show and a physical version of the RenFest poster designed by Len Peralta

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    BOOK SIGNING PACKAGE #1: THE WAR ON SCIENCE: A signed copy of the book by RenFest Writer Shawn Otto that his friend Bill Nye says "can't be refuted." You'll also get the DVD, a physical copy of the poster + your name in credits

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    BOOK SIGNING PACKAGE #2: SINS OF OUR FATHERS: A signed copy of the award-winning literary crime novel by RenFest Writer Shawn Otto. You'll also get the DVD, a physical copy of the poster + your name in credits

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    BOOK SIGNING PACKAGE #3: SILLY RHYMES/EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH: A signed copy of Trace Beaulieu's collection of ghastly tales "Silly Rhymes for Belligerent Children" PLUS a DIGITAL copy of "Employee Of The Month" by Mary Jo Pehl. You'll also get the DVD, a physical copy of the poster + your name in credits

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    SKYPE SESSION WITH MARY JO PEHL: You'll get a 30 minute Skype session with Elisabeth Cronk AKA Mary Jo Pehl. You guys can chat about the weather, swap recipes or find out more about what it's like to be the lead in a new TV show! It will be a half hour to remember!

    You'll also get everything at the $150 level.

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    SKYPE SESSION WITH TRACE BEAULIEU: You'll get a 30 minute Skype session with The Viking AKA Trace Beaulieu You guys can chat about raising chickens, swap folks songs or find out more about what it's like to be cast as a wood-chopping Viking in a new TV show! Whatever you discuss, it will be a half hour to remember!

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    SKYPE SESSION WITH FRANK CONNIFF: You'll get a 30 minute Skype session with The Renfest Owner AKA Frank Conniff. You guys can chat about current state of politics, talk about being on a daily radio show or find out more about what it's like to be cast as the Renfest owner in a new TV show! Whatever you discuss, it will be a half hour to remember!

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    BOOK/MOVIE CLUB SKYPE SESSION WITH WRITER SHAWN OTTO: RenFest Writer Shawn Otto will Skype into your Book/Movie Club for 1/2 hour and hang out with you to talk about one of his books or movies. Either way, it will be a hoot.

    You'll also get a digital version of the show, a digital version of the poster + your name in the credits.

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    BECOME A PEN PAL WITH GRUBER: Dave "Gruber" Allen is an amazing person. However, Gruber does not do technology well. So instead of doing a Skype session or a FaceTime with him, Dave is offering up a rare opportunity to be a pen pal with him.

    Dave will write you 4 letters, 8.5 x 11 size, back and front, single spaced of a piece of paper that will contain his thoughts, sketches and whatever else. It will be packed full of Gruber-isms. The only caveat to claiming this reward is that you must write him 4 letters, 8.5 x 11, back and front, single spaced with YOUR thoughts, ideas and drawings. This is what being a pen pal is all about!

    You'll also get everything at the $150 level.

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    SOMETIMES DREAMS DO COME TRUE (BECOME AN EXTRA): Even though we are filming using a real RenFaire as our backdrop, from time to time, we would need some extras to fill in the space. Does that sound like something you excel at? Then back this reward!

    You will be an on-camera extra on the set of RenFest during the shoot. You'll be asked to chat or act like you're interacting to fill in those pesky gaps. Best of all, you’ll be able to pause the DVD, take a screenshot and show you were part of the production! It’s a fun memory that lasts a lifetime…a way to experience the RenFaire that you’ll always remember.

    NOTE: Renfest clothing is strongly encouraged but not necessary. Who are we kidding? You probably own your own garb anyway. Plus, you are responsible for your own transportation and accommodations to and from the shoots.

    You'll also get an autographed DVD + Tee + Poster + your name in the credits. And finally, you’ll get to pose on set with one of the cast members.

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    AN EDIT DAY WITH A DIRECTOR & EDITOR: Are you a budding film maker? This reward is for you! Renfest director Joe Schaak and a professional editor will spend a day with you and give you valuable insight over your film project. This session will take place over Skype at a time that is agreeable to all parties involved.

    You'll also get an autographed DVD + Tee + Poster + your name in the credits.

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    BECOME A PRODUCTION PEASANT - ER, INTERN: Do you like back-breaking hard work? Do you like being ordered around and given lots and lots of tasks? Does that not matter to you because you are hanging around a full-fledged professional production with actors and producers and other bigwigs? Then this level is for you! At this level, you can become one of our production interns for the duration of the shoot. We'll give you menial tasks and you will love all of them!

    (You are responsible for your own transportation and accommodations to and from the shoots)

    You'll also get an autographed DVD + Tee + Poster + your name in the credits.

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    YE BITCHEN' RENFAIRE MASK: You'll get a mask designed by the incredibly talented Andrea of MeriMasks. She has cats, wolves, Plague Doctors...you name it. Perfect for your next RenFaire cosplay.

    You'll also get an autographed DVD + Tee + Poster + your name in the credits.

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    WALK ON ( AND LIVE TO TELL ABOUT IT): You'll get a short walk on cameo in one episode of the show! You'll also get the perks from the $200 reward.

    (NOTE: You are responsible for your own travel and accommodations to the shoot in Minnesota)

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    LUNCH WITH MARY JO PEHL: Back this reward and you can be a guest at a group lunch in Minneapolis with Mary Jo Pehl. You'll be able to rub elbows and chat as you dine on something delicious.

    If you back this reward, we will be in touch with you regarding the day and time of the single lunch. The lunch will take place at a decent restaurant in the Twin Cities, around Minneapolis, MN. You are allowed to bring one guest.

    The lunch tab for you and guest will be picked up, but you are responsible for your own transportation to and from the restaurant.

    You'll also get everything at the $150 level,

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    LUNCH WITH TRACE BEAULIEU: Back this reward and you can be a guest at a group lunch in Minneapolis with Trace Beaulieu. You'll be able to rub elbows and chat as you dine on something delicious.

    If you back this reward, we will be in touch with you regarding the day and time of the single lunch. The lunch will take place at a decent restaurant in the Twin Cities, around Minneapolis, MN. You are allowed to bring one guest.

    The lunch tab for you and guest will be picked up, but you are responsible for your own transportation to and from the restaurant.

    You'll also get everything at the $150 level,

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    LUNCH WITH DAVE "GRUBER" ALLEN: Back this reward and you can be a guest at a group lunch in Salt Lake City OR Los Angeles with Dave "Gruber" Allen. You'll be able to rub elbows with Gruber and chat as you dine on something delicious.

    If you back this reward, we will be in touch with you regarding the day and time of the single lunch. The lunch will take place at a decent restaurant in either Salt Lake City, UT or Los Angeles, CA. You are allowed to bring one guest.

    The lunch tab for you and guest will be picked up, but you are responsible for your own transportation to and from the restaurant.

    You'll also get everything at the $150 level,

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    WALK ON (AND DIE): You'll get a short walk-on cameo on one episode of Renfest! However, you will also get killed in a horrible medieval way during your appearance on the show. Show Business! You'll also get the DVD, Poster, tee and credits.

    (NOTE: You are responsible for your own travel and accommodations to the shoot in Minnesota)

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    SPEND A FULL DAY ON SET: Spend an entire day just hanging out on the set of RenFest. Eat at the craft services table. Wander around and ask what that thing on the camera does. You are our guest and you get too see how to make a TV show from behind the lens.

    You'll also get everything at the $150 level.

    (NOTE: You are responsible for your own travel and accommodations to the shoot in Minnesota)

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    YE BITCHEN' RENFAIRE DRAGON MASK (CUSTOM OPTION): You'll get a custom-designed Dragon mask created by the incredibly talented Andrea of MeriMasks. This reward can be customized to your specifications. Perfect for your next RenFaire cosplay.

    You'll also get an autographed DVD + Tee + Poster + your name in the credits.

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    REVIEW & CRITIQUE OF YOUR SCRIPT WITH SHAWN OTTO: Are you a budding TV or film writer who has the next hot screenplay to hit Hollywood? Have a professional review, make notes on your script, and get career guidance before you send it off to Tinseltown!

    You'll also get the signed DVD + Tee, poster + and your name in the credits.

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    FEAST WITH THE CAST AND CREW: You’ll get a signed DVD, tee, poster, name in the credits + we will treat you to a nice dinner after we wrap filming.

    (NOTE: You are responsible for your own travel and accommodations to the shoot in Minnesota)

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    A DAY WITH THE MADS: Every time you see Trace Beaulieu and Frank Conniff aka The Mads, it's a special day. But if you back this project, it will be a VERY special day.

    When the Mads have a live movie riffing show in your town, you will be able to spend an afternoon with them.

    1. Frank and Trace will treat you and one guest to lunch at a restaurant of their choosing. Or if you have a favorite spot with good food they are open to recommendations. As long as it isn't Arby's.

    2. After lunch they will hang out with you and pose in photos with you.

    3. That evening, you and your guest will be treated as VIP's at their live show.

    Here's the thing about this reward: the Mads are adding show dates all the time. Current stops include: Denver, Durham NC, Brooklyn, Yonkers, Omaha and more to be announced.

    You are still responsible for your transportation to the event, but once you are there will be treat you to lunch, photo op and show.

    You'll also get everything at the 150 level. Those items will be delivered separately.

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    CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: This is your big break! You will be listed as a Co-Executive Producer in the credits of the show. Plus all the perks (DVD, Posters, Tee)

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    RIFF YOUR MUSEUM: Dave "Gruber" Allen wil travel to your city, take you to your local art museum and riff it with you and one guest for the afternoon. Please keep in mind, Gruber is not a certified, accredited riffer, but he loves museums and is a pretty funny dude. You'll also get everything at the $150 reward level.

    DISCLAIMER: Your city must be on the domestic Southwest grid for you to claim this reward. Reward includes an afternoon with Gruber at your museum, admission for you and one friend and Gruber will buy you both something from the gift shop. Other restrictions may apply.

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    WRITER: Get discovered! You're an actual part of the show!* You'll participate by skype and email in jam sessions with the writing team as we develop and polish an episode, and be mentioned in the credits of the show as an apprentice in the writing room. A very rare and special opportunity! Plus all the perks (DVD, Posters, Tee) -

    *Subject to approval of your writing sample by Shawn Otto and a signed agreement.

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF AN EPISODE: You're the bigwig! You'll be listed as an Executive Producer in the credits of an episode! Plus all the perks (DVD, Posters, Tee)

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