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A meditative film about our relationship with sound and the impact of noise on our lives.(name of campaign creator Transcendental Media has changed to Patrick Shen)
A meditative film about our relationship with sound and the impact of noise on our lives.(name of campaign creator Transcendental Media has changed to Patrick Shen)
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    EXCLUSIVE CLIPS & UPDATES: A new clip released each week over the course of this campaign & updates from the filmmakers about the progress of the film and its release in 2015

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    EXCLUSIVE CLIPS & UPDATES + HD DOWNLOAD OF FILM: A new clip released each week over the course of this Kickstarter campaign & updates from the filmmakers, plus a high-definition download of the film with bonus materials when available

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    $25 REWARDS + BLU-RAY or DVD + 8x8 POSTER: All the $25 rewards, plus the film on Blu-ray or DVD including bonus material, and a limited edition 8"x8" film poster

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    ---FOR FEB 2013 BACKERS ONLY---
    SILENCE KIT: A collection of items designed to bring more silence into your life including a set of 3 stickers, a set of 3 Moleskine silence journals, "Silence is a Sound" digital album (see REWARDS), silence reading list, and a set of 4 limited edition postcards (see photo)

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    $50 REWARDS + 11x17 POSTER + SPECIAL THANKS CREDIT + SILENCE KIT: All the $50 rewards, plus a limited edition 11x17 film poster, a special thanks credit in the film and on the website, and the "silence kit" - a collection of items designed to bring more silence into your life including a set of 3 stickers, a set of 3 Moleskine silence journals, the "Silence is a Sound" digital album, silence reading list, and a set of 4 limited edition postcards.

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    $50 REWARDS + ONLINE COURSE BY JULIAN TREASURE: All the $50 rewards, plus 1 online course in Conscious Listening, Powerful Speaking, or Soundscaping with 5-time TED speaker and CEO of The Sound Agency Julian Treasure.

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    $100 REWARDS + SILENT RETREAT CONSULTATION: All the $100 rewards, plus a personal silent retreat consulting session with Cassidy Hall, creator of 17spaces.org, an online resource documenting her journey to each of the Trappist monasteries in the US. Cassidy has dedicated nearly 2 years to her own pursuit of silence and regularly attends silent retreats. Includes 30-minute consulting session leading to a personalized itinerary for your recommended silent retreat location.

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    $100 REWARDS + SILENT SKYPE SESSION: All $100 rewards, plus a 20-minute silent video Skype session with Director Patrick Shen.

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    $100 REWARDS + SCREENING LICENSE: All the $100 rewards, plus a license to screen the film at your organization, school or faith-based institution upon availability of the film for community screenings.

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    PARTNER IN SILENCE: Your support at this level buys you, us, and the world a little more silence. No surveys to fill out, no reward shipments to package and track, and a little less trash in our landfills. Our thanks to you will even be a silent one.

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    $100 REWARDS + 30 MINUTES IN THE QUIETEST PLACE ON EARTH: You and up to 2 guests can spend 30 minutes in the anechoic chamber at the famous Orfield Laboratories, the quietest place on Earth according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Must be available for a scheduled time on December 11 or 12, 2014 between 9am and 5pm. These 2 days may be part of a specially designed shoot for the film, so it could also be your chance to appear in the production! Backers may choose from available time slots in the order of choosing this perk level. (Travel costs not included.)

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    $100 REWARDS + SILENT MEAL IN NYC: All the $100 rewards, plus a spot for you and a guest at a special silent meal in NYC hosted by Nicholas Nauman, a pioneer of silent meals. The meal will be filmed in November 2014 for inclusion in the film. Meet the filmmakers and possibly get a cameo in the film! $100 REWARDS + SILENT MEAL IN NYC: All the $100 rewards, plus a spot for you and a guest at a special silent meal in NYC hosted by Nicholas Nauman, a pioneer of silent meals. The meal will be filmed in November 2014 for inclusion in the film. Meet the filmmakers and possibly get a cameo in the film! (Travel costs not included. Must be available at scheduled time between November 18-23, 2014. Exact time to be specified.)

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    $100 REWARDS + CASE OF DVDS/BLU-RAYS + SCREENING LICENSE WITH LIVE DIRECTOR Q&A:
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    $100 REWARDS + CASE OF DVDS/BLU-RAYS + CONTRIBUTING PRODUCER CREDIT: All the $100 rewards, plus a case of 20 DVDs or Blu-Rays of the film autographed by the director, and your name on the big screen as Contributing Producer.

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    SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: Your organization's logo will appear as a sponsor on the official movie website (with link to your website) and in the end credits of the film. You will also receive a case of 20 DVDs or Blu-rays and a license to screen the film at your organization or school, including a live Q&A with Director Patrick Shen in person or by video Skype. (If in person, travel costs are additional. Q&A to be coordinated with Director's availability.)

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    CONTRIBUTING PRODUCER: Receive a Contributing Producer credit in the film, invitation to view the rough cut with members of the team and provide feedback, 4 VIP tickets to the world premiere (travel costs not included), an invitation for you and a guest to have dinner with the IN PURSUIT OF SILENCE team before the premiere, and receive a case of 100 DVDs or Blu-rays. These rewards don't suit you? Talk to us.

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