What Moves You? A film about running by runners
What Moves You? A film about running by runners
A cinematic documentary exploring the inspiration and motivation that modern cultures associate with running & fitness.
A cinematic documentary exploring the inspiration and motivation that modern cultures associate with running & fitness. Read more
About this project
Told from the point-of-view of runners from all walks of life “What Moves You?” is a feature-length documentary that captures the heartbreak and euphoria of "every runners" as they break through the pain barrier in search of the joy of running.
Featuring spectacular aerial footage of some of the most scenic running events in the world, as well as interviews with running favorites like 'The mayor of running", Bart Yasso; 9-times Comrades King, Bruce Fordyce; Ultramarathon Man, Dean Karnazes and many more.
How Can You Get Involved?
We would love to have you on board as a backer. To show our gratitude, we will be rewarding each of our Kickstarter backers with some amazing What Moves You? branded products from our collaborators. We have also negotiated guaranteed entries into some of the most exclusive and fun events where you can run on Team WMY. You do not want to miss this!
What do I get when I Pledge?
Select this pledge if you just want to show support this film and seek nothing in return but a virtual high-five. We'll publish your name to our website and social media channels, because you're awesome!
Select this reward for a high-quality cotton tee with the awesome WMY hand-drawn logo on the front and the "reasons" on the back.
Affectionately known as "the drinking club with a running problem" Sweat & Beer is WMY's own real & virtual running club and is open to all - non-runners welcome. Select this rewards for a high-quality tee with the awesome Sweat & Beer hand-drawn logo on the front
Give us the nod of approval as we pass on the trail! You'll receive an exclusive early-bird digital screening of the film and special behind-the-scenes footage along the way.
This is your opportunity to nominate yourself or a friend as our 5th featured runner in the film! Select this level to receive: A special link where you can tell us your story or all about your friend, and we may contact you! You'll also receive a digital private screening of WMY before it's released.
Better than dinner man! Look dashing with an awesome high quality What Moves You? tee while watching the film.
This package is all about you! Select this pledge and receive: A special link for you to submit a photo of YOURSELF holding a sign describing "What moves you?" Here's the challenge, it has to be in one or two words! But this is where it gets interesting: your glorious mug will be featured in the film. Guaranteed! You'll also get a digital private screening of WMY before it's released and special behind-the-scenes footage along the way.
This is your chance! Submit a 5 to15 second Instagram or Vine video for an opportunity to be featured in the film. We challenge you to be creative and tell us a compelling story. We'll pick the 10 most creative videos to feature in the film. But don't worry, we'll publish the rest to our website, blog and social media channels. Select this pledge and we will send you instructions on how to get your cinematic masterpiece to us. You'll also receive a digital private screening of WMY before it's released!
This rewards includes the latest Hydroflask 40 ounce stainless steel insulated water bottle and we'll throw in a copy of the film so you have all the inspiration you need to hit the trails. We'll also include a bottle of Replace SR sustained release electrolyte tablets!
Why settle for one when you could do both? It’s easy, get the guarantee of the Selfie and the chance to be in the film with your Instagram or Vine clip.
You get the latest Outdoor Tech Orca bluetooth ear buds, perfect for those epic runs in the country plus the exclusive digital download of the film.
You're a pro who appreciates quality gear! Select this pledge to receive: A WMY finisher's medal, a pair of WMY running socks (these will be a conversation starter), a WMY custom 40 ounce Hydro Flask; insulated water bottle (Keep your water cold for 12 hours!), a WMY Tribesports Tech Tee, AND a WMY custom 20L waterproof gear bag! And of course you'll also receive the digital private screening of WMY before its released and special behind the scenes footage along the way.
This one's got it ALL! Receive a special WMY package of Replace SR sustained release electrolyte tablets, special edition Outdoor Tech BLUETOOTH wireless running headphones, a 12 ct. box of WMY SKOUT Organic trailbars, a Digital private screening of WMY before release, a WMY finisher's medal, a WMY Tribesports Tech Tee, AND a WMY Custom 40 oz Hydro Flask insulated water bottle (Keep your water cold for 12 hours! We've tested it).
As an Associate Producer you’ll get exclusive access to the set, WMY wrap party, film credit, and all the WMY Pro Gear swag.
THE BUSINESS ACUMEN - Select this level to join the project as Executive Producer. This is an opportunity to play a vital and active role in the production and business-end of the film. Of course you get a full film credit as an EP and all the other goodies too since you'll be a big shot. Please email bruce@whatmovesrunners for more information and details.
Note to international backers:
You will notice our pledges are listed only in $US. This is because it is only possible to list amounts in one currency. The exact amount that you will be charged will be calculated based on the exchange rate at the date of your pledge.
We want this to be a global film and we invite running fans from all over the world to join us. See pledges on the right for international shipping details.
The budget graphic below describes how we intend to spend the budget for this film. We believe this is a story that people all around the world will relate to, and we want to tell a global story that presents many diverse perspectives. This means traveling to global locations to film runners in 'the wild'. We also need to make sure that we have the right gear for the job to ensure we capture these compelling stories and locations in the most unique and spectacular ways possible.
The Production Schedule
Join the Movement
The real heart of this film is the interviews with you, real runners from all over the world. This is your story, help us tell it.
Benoni Northern Run Club - Johannesburg
Comrades Marathon - Durban
Halloween Spooktacular - NOPO Run Club
The Green Lantern - Van Reenen
Risks and challenges
We have worked tirelessly to get this project to this point. We have joined run clubs, worked the expos and put in the 'miles' to build strong relationships with partners, race directors, elite athletes, gear suppliers, industry professionals and other expert service providers to minimise any potential risks and pitfalls.
With our strong background in filmmaking, distribution and marketing we are 100% confident that we will fulfil on our promise to produce this film and deliver your rewards within the agreed timeframe.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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