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WHY HORROR? is a documentary look at the psychology of horror around the world in order to understand why we love to be scared.
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    Pledge CA$ 10 or more About $8

    THE MURDERER - No contribution to WHY HORROR? is too small. You have our undying thanks and gratitude for helping us toward our goal, and you’ll receive a personalized e-mail or a public social media shout-out from the WHY HORROR? team to let you know just how we feel. (Please include your Facebook profile or Twitter handle when making your contribution.)

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    THE MONSTER - Your contribution gets some big-screen attention when your “thank you” appears in the WHY HORROR? credits.

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    Pledge CA$ 30 or more About $23

    THE ZOMBIE - See the result of all our blood, sweat, tears ... and more blood with a digital download of the completed WHY HORROR? documentary. Includes all rewards from the previous levels.

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    Pledge CA$ 40 or more About $31

    THE DEMON - Carry your love of horror everywhere you go with the official WHY HORROR? tote bag! (Think the words "tote bag" are too PBS? You can call it your Psychotic Sack, or your Evil Satchel, or whatever you like.) Includes all rewards from the previous levels. (Shipping outside North America extra.)

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    Pledge CA$ 50 or more About $39

    THE VAMPIRE - Wear your horror credentials proudly with your official WHY HORROR? T-shirt. Includes all rewards from the previous levels. (Please indicate men’s/women’s and size. Shipping outside North America extra.)

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    THE VAMPYRE - A special WHY HORROR? T-shirt available in limited quantites. Includes all rewards from the previous levels. (Please indicate men’s/women’s and size. This T-shirt is only available at this special level and not included in higher reward packages. Shipping outside North America extra.)

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    Pledge CA$ 66 or more About $51

    THE CANNIBAL - Quench your thirst for blood, or your favourite liquor of choice, with the WHY HORROR shot glass. Includes all rewards from the previous levels. (Shipping outside North America extra.)

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    Pledge CA$ 75 or more About $58

    THE CORPSE - Get WHY HORROR? delivered right to your door with a copy of the film in glorious high definition on Blu-ray, and signed by its star, Tal Zimerman! DVD option also available; please indicate your preference. Includes all rewards from the previous levels. (Delivery in late 2014; shipping outside North America extra.)

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    THE MAD SCIENTIST - Hang your horror with pride with a copy of the official WHY HORROR? poster, designed by renowned artist “Ghoulish” Gary Pullin. Includes all rewards from the previous levels. (Shipping extra.)

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    Pledge CA$ 300 or more About $229

    THE SCREAMER - For the art collectors out there, you’ll receive a deluxe, limited edition, numbered WHY HORROR? silkscreened poster, SIGNED by the artist, Gary Pullin. Includes all rewards from the $75 level. (Shipping extra.)

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    Pledge CA$ 400 or more About $305

    THE TERROR - A keepsake to complete your horror collection! A limited edition, hardcover book, featuring behind-the-scenes photos documenting the making of WHY HORROR?, with exclusive photographs in gory colour and scary black-and-white taken by co-director Nicolas Kleiman during production. Includes all rewards from the $100 level. (Shipping extra.)

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    Pledge CA$ 500 or more About $381

    THE BUTCHER - Get some one-on-one time with our star, Tal Zimerman. Sit down for a Skype call to talk horror, filmmaking, or whatever’s on your mind, for a quarter-hour with Tal. Sorry, Tal is unilingual, so Skype calls are available in English only. Includes all rewards from the $100 level.

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    SATAN'S CHOICE - Walk with Tal in the 2014 Toronto Zombie Walk. We’ll have a professional film and television make-up artist transform you in a really scary zombie ... it’s up to you to act like one! Takes place in October 2014 (exact date to be confirmed); travel and accommodations not included. Includes all rewards from the $100 level.

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    THE MASOCHIST - Stay up late for Midnight Madness at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. Your pass to TIFF 2014 will get you into every Midnight Madness screening in downtown Toronto and a meet-and-greet with its programmer, and a true horror master, Colin Geddes. Travel and accommodations not included. Includes all rewards from the $100 level.

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    THE CRYPTKEEPER - A date with destiny: Horror expert Tal Zimerman and one of the WHY HORROR? filmmakers will take you to dinner in the Greater Toronto Area, where you’ll be able to ask them anything and satisfy your craving for blood, burgers, knowledge ... or all three. Travel and accommodations not included. Includes all rewards from the $100 level.

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    THE SLASHER - Walk the blood red carpet with your exclusive invitation to the WHY HORROR? premiere and after-party. Hobnob with the industry bigwigs and experience horror the way it was meant to be seen: on the big screen, along with several hundred friends and fans. Travel and accommodations not included. Includes all rewards from the $400 level. (The premiere is expected to take place in Toronto in late 2014.)

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    Pledge CA$ 5,000 or more About $3,801

    THE SACRIFICE - Prove to the world what a huge horror fan you are! In addition to your invitation to the WHY HORROR? premiere and party, this is a rare opportunity to appear in the film. You will be interviewed by the WHY HORROR? team on camera and become a participant in the documentary, joining the ranks of such legendary names as John Carpenter, George A. Romero, Eli Roth, and lots more. We want to hear from you, the ultimate horror fan! Travel and accommodations not included. Includes all rewards from the $250 level. (Interview to take place in the Greater Toronto Area no later than April 2014.)

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    Pledge CA$ 8,000 or more About $6,081

    THE KILLER - The deluxe horror fan package! In addition to appearing in the film and receiving an invitation to the WHY HORROR? premiere and party, you will sit down for a private advance screening with the filmmakers at a top secret downtown Toronto studio. It’s a live directors’ commentary, and it’s your exclusive opportunity to talk about anything you want, from horror movies to how our film was made. Post-screening bar hopping not mandatory, but is certainly likely. To take place in late 2014; travel and accommodations not included. Includes all rewards from the $400 level.

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    THE BLUDGEONER - The horror never stops with a year-long subscription to your choice of Rue Morgue or Fangoria magazines, keeping you up-to-date on all the latest news and information for true horror buffs. Includes all rewards from the previous levels. (Limited to ##.)

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