Donate $10,000 or More

September 7, 2015 More

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With your donation of $10,000.00 or more, you will receive all of the following:

1. A Certificate of Appreciation: Will be sent out via email, within a week of receiving funds. Backer can print it on paper of their choice.

2. Listing on this UPA documentary website: Backer’s name will be added to the “Backers” list on “Backers” page, within a week of receiving their funds.

3. Copy of an Early Overview of the Documentary video: To be sent out within a week of the completion of our first scene that will be incorporated into a Fund-Raising video and your Overview video. We are expecting this to be late 2015 or early 2016.

4. An official business card with the logo design by Fernando Ferreira Garróz, our designer in Rio de Janeiro. The first business card was designed by Joe Sikoryak, our designer in San Francisco. Template of Backer’s personalized business card is sent with ten cards to the page, for the Backer to print out at their home or business. Our Art Director, G. Allen Black has added three additional colors, your choice. And, he is now designing a brand new card will be fashioned in a way to incorporate the longer new website address.

5. A copy of the Documentary itself: If all goes well, in other words if we can beef up our crew and bring in more funds, both of which are promising, we could have the documentary completed late in 2016. There are no guarantees, but, the final documentary will be sent out shortly after it’s completed.

6. An “I ❤ UPA” T-Shirt: Let us know what sizes you want.

7. Work-in Progress video: This will be an exclusive video that won’t even be available in the companion book. Only $250 and above donors will receive it. It will include elements that will not be in the Overview video, or even the final Documentary. It will be sent out around midway during production.

8. One autographed copy of “Inside UPA”, a collector’s limited edition book of rare photographs from UPA in the 40s and 50s, will be sent within a week of receiving your funds, autographed by documentary Producer / Director, Tee Bosustow.

9. Screen Credit on the Documentary: The $500 to $1,000 level backers will receive a screen credit on the end titles under “Special Thanks”or a title similar to that.

10. One autographed copy of the companion book to be published around the time the documentary is released. It will be sent out when it’s published
or when the funds are received, and it will be autographed by documentary Producer/Director, Tee Bosustow.

11. Invitation the premiere or a special screening: At the moment we plan to have our premier here at the Alex Theatre, in Glendale, California. However, any backer at this level, or above, who can’t make the premier, will be notified of special screenings in their area, and we will continue to stay in touch with these backers until each one has been able to make it to a special screening. This shouldn’t be a problem because international animation festivals are already clamoring to show this documentary feature at their festivals.

12. (Not available.)

13. Interview Backer or Design Character:
(Choice Required)

Choice #1 – The interview will be basically on why the Backer enjoys UPA shorts. We’ll try to arrange a way to interview the Backer here in Burbank, or nearby, or at a place arranged elsewhere that is more convenient to the Backer, or, we can even record an interview over Skype, if all else fails. A selection from that interview will be on the DVD in the companion book.

Choice #2 – The other choice is for us to design an animated character based on the Backer for the end titles. We are designing characters of the
key UPA artists, which will be used to illustrate moments in the UPA story. End titles will include these “UPA staff” characters, some UPA cartoon
characters, and Backer characters at this level, and above, if this is their choice.

14. Executive Producer Credit:
This is only available to backers at $10,000, or more and this credit is the top credit over all others. If there is more than one $10,000 donor, the higher donation will be listed above the lower donations.

15. An exclusive and original “Boing Round the World” portrait of the Backer, or a character of the Backer’s choice, from the documentary. The elements of the portrait will be discussed with the Backer, and the painting will then be created with those elements in mind. The artist will be selected from designers on the documentary, or artists who will be contributing to an event honoring the art of UPA.