10K in 10 Days to Support Docs In Progress Programs

$10,660USD
raised of $10,000 goal
107%
0 time left
This campaign started on Jul 11 and closed on July 26, 2014 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on July 26, 2014
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  • $10USD
    Top 10 DIP-TIPS

    What are the top 10 things you need to know about different aspects of documentary filmmaking? Budgeting? Interviewing? Producing? Crowdfunding? Grants? For each $10 you give, you can pick one of our "DIP-TIPS" which will be sent to you as a PDF. (We will follow up by e-mail shortly after the campaign to find out which tipsheet you want). This perk is considered a charitable contribution by U.S donors and may be fully tax-deductible as such to the extent allowed by law.

    Estimated delivery: August 2014

    13 claimed

  • $30USD
    T-Shirt

    You can choose from the classic "Is There a Documentary in the House?" or "I Heart Documentaries" t-shirt, or choose a special "Decade of Docs" limited edition t-shirt created especially for this year. See images in description at left. We will follow up shortly after the campaign to get your t-shirt preference, size, and address. This perk may be partially tax-deductible as a charitable donation by U.S. donors to the extent allowed by law (amount above $15 tax deductible).

    Estimated delivery: September 2014

    26 claimed

  • $50USD
    DIP-TIP Tenpack

    Instead of getting one documentary filmmaking "DIP-TIP" tipsheet for $10, why not get all ten tipsheets for $50? Shortly after the campaign ends, we'll send you all 10 as PDFs right to your e-mail inbox. This perk is considered a charitable contribution by U.S donors and may be fully tax-deductible as such to the extent allowed by law.

    Estimated delivery: August 2014

    9 claimed

  • $75USD
    Docs Insiders Discount

    Discounted Docs Insider membership for 12 months from date of activation. (Normally membership costs $95 per year, so this is a steal!) Includes discounts on all classes and workshops, as well as free application costs for the 2015 fellowship program. This perk is not tax-deductible as a charitable donation since its value equals or exceeds the amount of the donation. However, it may be deductible as a professional development expense.

    Estimated delivery: September 2014

    4 claimed

  • $75USD
    Festival Pass

    Celebrate films about Washington DC at the Decade of Docs in Our City Film Festival October 18-19 at the Naval Heritage Center. Get into all the screenings, panels, and parties over the weekend. This perk is not tax-deductible as a charitable donation since its value equals or exceeds the amount of the donation. However, it may be deductible as a professional development expense.

    2 out of 15 claimed

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    $100USD
    Consult with Erica Ginsberg

    Want personalized feedback on up to 90 minutes of your documentary rough cut or advice on how to get started on your first documentary? Docs In Progress Co-Founder and Executive Director Erica Ginsberg will review your cut or goals and meet with you for an hour to help you get to the next level. This perk is not tax-deductible as a charitable donation since its value equals or exceeds the amount of the donation. However, it may be deductible as a professional development expense.

    3 out of 3 claimed

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    $100USD
    Consult with Sam Hampton

    Want advice on what equipment to buy to get started on your first documentary, how to research foundations, or feedback on your grant proposal? Docs In Progress Co-Founder and Teaching Artist Sam Hampton will provide you with the information you need most to get you shooting and fundraising. (This perk is not tax-deductible as a charitable donation since its value equals or exceeds the amount of the donation. However, it may be deductible as a professional development expense.)

    3 out of 3 claimed

  • SOLD OUT

    $100USD
    Consult with Amy Wilson

    Communications Strategist and Docs In Progress Board Chair Amy Wilson will review your website, print materials, or social media strategy for your film or media organization and provide some feedback to help you reach your audience and share your message better. (This perk is not tax-deductible as a charitable donation since its value equals or exceeds the amount of the donation. However, it may be deductible as a professional development expense.)

    3 out of 3 claimed

  • SOLD OUT

    $100USD
    Consult with Adele Schmidt

    Need to whip your documentary into shape? One hour with Documentary Coach and Docs In Progress co-founder Adele Schmidt will give you a reality check on the story or structure of your documentary. This perk is not tax-deductible as a charitable donation since its value equals or exceeds the amount of the donation. However, it may be deductible as a professional development expense.

    3 out of 3 claimed

  • $100USD
    Name on a Chair

    You've attended more programs at the Doc House over the years than you can remember. Now, have your very own seat with your name or your company's name on it. This was a popular item last year but we still have a few seats left!

    3 out of 7 claimed

  • $150USD
    Consult with Kiley Kraskouskas

    She's helped films and nonprofits raise more than $200,000 through crowdfunding. Now Docs In Progress VP Kiley Kraskouskas of Thinking Forward Media can advise you on crowdfunding or business strategy for your documentary in a one hour consultation. (This perk is not tax-deductible as a charitable donation since its value equals or exceeds the amount of the donation. However, it may be deductible as a professional development expense.)

    2 out of 5 claimed

  • SOLD OUT

    $150USD
    Consult with Nels Bangerter

    Get one-on-one feedback from editor Nels Bangerter on your trailer or rough cut of up to 90 minutes (NOTE: Because of Nels' work schedule, the consultation MUST take place the morning of Saturday, July 19 either in person or via Skype - we will need to get the video link from you no later than Thursday, July 17). (This perk is not tax-deductible as a charitable donation. However, it may be deductible as a professional development expense.)

    2 out of 2 claimed

  • $250USD
    Sponsor MoCo Festival

    Sponsor our 5th annual Community Stories Film Festival in Montgomery County, Maryland from November 13-16, 2014. A great way to show your support for filmmakers telling stories of our local community. Includes your name on our website and program for the event which will take place in mid-November. (This perk is considered a charitable contribution by U.S donors and may be fully tax-deductible as such to the extent allowed by law.)

    Estimated delivery: November 2014

    0 out of 10 claimed

  • $250USD
    Sponsor DC Festival

    Sponsor Decade of Docs in Our City Film Festival October 18-19 in Washington DC. In addition to getting a festival pass to all the weekend's screenings, panels, and parties, you will be listed as a sponsor on our website and program for the event. (This perk may be partially tax-deductible as a charitable donation by U.S. donors to the extent allowed by law: amount over $100 is tax-deductible if contributor accepts the festival pass.)

    2 out of 10 claimed

  • $500USD
    Sponsor WIP Screenings

    Support Docs In Progress' longest running program -- our work-in-progress screenings. You'll be listed as a sponsor on our website, in e-mail outreach, and verbally at all eight screenings from August 2014-November 2015. (This perk is considered fully tax-deductible as a charitable donation by U.S. donors to the extent allowed by law.)

    Estimated delivery: August 2014

    2 out of 5 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    All-Access Pass

    Get an ENTIRE YEAR of Docs in Progress classes, workshops, and other programs. A priceless investment in you and your craft. Good for 12 months from the date you activate the pass. (This perk is not tax-deductible as a charitable donation since its value exceeds the amount of the donation. However, it may be deductible as a professional development expense.)

    Estimated delivery: March 2015

    0 out of 5 claimed

  • $2,500USD
    Website Sponsor

    Be in on the ground floor of the new and improved Docs In Progress website, premiering in 2015. As a thank you, we will include your company's name or logo on the homepage for a year. (This perk is considered fully tax-deductible as a charitable donation by U.S. donors to the extent allowed by law.)

    Estimated delivery: January 0003

    0 out of 2 claimed

  • $5,000USD
    Name That Room

    Want to literally make your mark on Docs In Progress? We'll name one of our training rooms at the Doc House after you or your company so everyone can see on the wall that you are a big believer in what we do. (This perk is considered fully tax-deductible as a charitable donation by U.S. donors to the extent allowed by law.)

    Estimated delivery: October 2014

    0 out of 2 claimed

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