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Ollie Henderson is living in a changing Oakland when his Mother is attacked by a monster and vanishes on his 16th birthday.
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    Make a pledge without a reward.

    You just want us to succeed and we love you for that!
    As a thank you, you will get VIP access to exclusive backer updates and my Director’s blog! Photos, VFX tests, Crew interviews, behind the scenes videos and concept art.

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    The Abiyoyo

    My daughters favorite monster. (Unless you consider Vegeta a monster) For your patronage you will receive a special thank you in the credits of the short film, exclusive backer updates and a pre-release digital download copy of the finished short!

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    • A Special Thank you in the film
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    Limited Edition Lake Merritt Monster Pin

    Be the first to rock this limited edition enamel Pin. (Design is in the project description)

    This high quality enamel pin is destined to impress any monster that may try to eat you while boating on Lake Merritt. Just show it to the monster when it attacks... everything will work out.

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    • Digital download copy of the film
    • A Special Thank you in the film
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    Zombie Stunt Double

    Be an Extra in the film in one of it’s pivotal scenes. Get your 5 seconds of fame... in a crowd!

    -You will also receive a Digital Download of the short
    -A credit as an Extra
    -A digital hi-res copy of the The Lake Merritt Monster Poster.

    NOTE:
    -The shoot will be in Oakland California. Travel to and from the set will be your responsibility. Dates and Time of the shoot are TBD, so if you choose this tier, please be flexible.

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    • Digital Hi-Res Art
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    The Renegade Aswang

    Filipino Martial Arts features heavily in the feature film. I've been studying for four years and Professor Jay of Renegade Arts has graciously donated FIVE private sessions to help me fundraise for this film. You can be a newbie or a seasoned practitioner, all are welcome! (I might even show up to practice with you)

    Note: Your travel to and from the gym in Emeryville California will be your responsibility. You will also be required to sign a waiver of liability to engage in the private lesson. (The Gym requires it and is non-negotiable)

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    • Digital download copy of the film
    • Hi-Res Copy of The lake Merritt Monster Movie Poster
    • A Special Thank you in the film
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    The Premiere... as in Film Premiere

    You will be a VIP at an exclusive screening of the finished short with the cast and crew. Includes two tickets. Let's hope a monster doesn't eat you!

    PLEASE NOTE: You are responsible for your own transportation to and from the screening

    Includes:
    • Digital Hi-Res Art
    • A Special Thank you in the film
    • Pre-release 4K download of the short film
    • The Lake Merritt Monster Pin
    • VIP tickets to the Screening of the film
    • Hi-Res Copy of The lake Merritt Monster Movie Poster
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    The Cipactli

    What does an Executive Producer do? Find out!

    For your backing at this tier you'll get an Executive Producer credit on the short.

    PLEASE NOTE: You are responsible for your own transportation to and from the screening.

    Includes:
    • Exclusive Backer Updates
    • First Pre-release 4K Download of the Short film
    • Printed and framed copy of the poster, signed by cast and crew
    • Exclusive Digital Concept Art
    • VIP tickets to the Screening of the film
    • Bragging rights!
    • The Lake Merritt Monster Pin
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    The Lake Merritt Monster

    The big one. You get to be Director for a shot! Thats right you get to come in and direct a shot of the film.

    -We will plan it, block it and you get to call ACTION, CUT, and throw a temper tantrum! (J/K Don't do that, be professional!)
    -You also get to get that all important picture of you behind the camera or making the director's square in front of your face as a keep sake.
    -Also have lunch with me and the cast and crew. We’ll order some authentic Oakland cuisine!

    NOTE: Travel to and from the experience in Oakland CA is on you though. We are planning on shooting around September 2019, but shoot schedules can change so please only choose this tier if you have the ability to be flexible.

    Includes:
    • An Honorary Thank you in the credits w/ only your name on screen
    • First Pre-release 4K Download of the Short film
    • Exclusive Backer Updates
    • Printed and framed copy of the poster, signed by cast and crew
    • Exclusive Digital Concept Art
    • VIP tickets to the Screening of the film
    • The Lake Merritt Monster Pin
    • Bragging rights!
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    Your Big break!

    Get your 10 seconds of fame! Have a speaking role in one of the pivotal scenes of the short! This is your chance to be famous! ... errr infamous?

    -You will also receive a Digital Download of the short
    -A speaking credit with the character name of your choosing (within reason and good taste, you jokers)
    -A digital hi-res copy of the The Lake Merritt Monster Poster.

    A COUPLE OF NOTES:
    -The shoot will be in Oakland California. Travel to and from the set will be your responsibility. Dates and Time of the shoot are TBD, so if you choose this tier, please be flexible.
    -Also please take the speaking role seriously, if not, we’ll cut you out of the film and email you the cut of your scene for your viewing pleasure and infamy!

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    The Cape and Cowl

    I had to include my favorite Oakland Comic shop , Cape and Cowl in the film! And wouldn't you know it Crazy Eitan donated a exclusive Cape and Cowl Mystery box because he loves me so much! ( I think)

    This is a one off and I don't know what's in the mystery box but I hear its awesome! If it's a monster... I'm sorry.

    Includes:
    • One Cape and Cowl Mystery Box
    • Digital download copy of the film
    • Exclusive Backer Updates
    • A Special Thank you in the film
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    Copy of The Cape and Cowl

    Hold up Crazy Eitan wasn't done! He's donated a second mystery box! Get this one off while it's hot... cause there's only one... more. Who will be the lucky monster that scores this?

    Includes:
    • One Cape and Cowl Mystery Box
    • Digital download copy of the film
    • Exclusive Backer Updates
    • A Special Thank you in the film
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