I need your help.
The filming portion of Dangerous: Kay Boyle is complete. Over the years I shot 25,000 feet of 16mm film and a work print was struck. The early editing on this movie was done in film.
As time moved forward and technology changed I now need to have the original camera negative transferred to tape in order to move forward.
Potential funders and people that could be involved in the distribution of this film do not accept work print for screening purposes, like they once did. Work print is dirty, it has scratches and grease pencil marks all over it. They want something that will more closely resemble the completed film.
Film to tape transfers are expensive and require special equipment. The original camera negative must be cleaned and handled with care before it is transferred to digital tape. I have negotiated an excellent price with a company specializing in film to tape transfers..
Here is a budget estimate to complete the transfer of the negative.
Film to Tape transfer $ 4,700.00
Tape Stock/Hard Drive storage $ 650.00
Negative prep for transfer $ 650.00
Total $ 6,000.00
I need to raise $6,000.00 to complete this next step. And you can help.
It could be 100 people donating $60 each, or 60 people donating $100 each. Or… Well, the possible combinations are mind blowing.
Any donation will get your name in the film credits as a “Thank you”.
A $75 donation will get your name in the film credits as a bigger “Thank you” and a signed copy of my book The Angry Filmmaker Survival Guide Part One.
A $150 donation will get your name in the film credits as a “Benefactor” a signed copy of my book The Angry Filmmaker Survival Guide Part One and a copy of the film upon completion.
A $1000 donation gets you my undying loyalty, your name in the credits under the heading “People Who Should Really Know Better”, copies of all my DVDs, and a private screening of the film at your home upon completion. (I’ll even bring some brie and crackers.)
Oh, and Harris (you know, my attorney) wants me to tell you that your donation is not tax deductible. It is considered a gift. And no, you don’t own a piece of the movie. You will get to see your name in the credits and maybe even a cool gift.
Please help get Kay’s story told.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. firstname.lastname@example.org
If you prefer to mail a check please make it out to Square One Productions, Inc and mail it to:
PO Box 8322
Portland OR 97207
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I really appreciate you taking the time to read this.