DOCS IN PROGRESS 2013: Deepening Engagement & Strengthening Our Community

Help Docs In Progress broaden our support of emerging documentary filmmakers in the DC area and beyond.
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$15,804USD
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This campaign started on Jun 19 and closed on July 27, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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  • $10USD
    I Heart Docs In Progress

    You don't need any perks, you just want to show us some love. We love you back. 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.

    9 claimed

  • $18USD
    Shout It From The Rooftop

    Let us sing your praises. For this perk, we will give you and your amazing work a shout out on our Facebook page, Twitter feed, and Fall Newsletter. (Reach of over 10,000 documentary filmmakers and fans.) 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.

    21 claimed

  • $25USD
    Wear Your Support (Party Only)

    Get your Docs in Progress t-shirt for just $25 at the Documentary Community Party June 20th @ Busboys and Poets. Your choice of "Is there a documentary in the house?" or "I Heart Documentaries" This perk may be partially tax-deductible as a charitable donation by U.S. donors to the extent allowed by law.

    Estimated delivery: June 2013

    16 out of 100 claimed

  • $25USD
    Wear Your Support

    Get your Docs in Progress t-shirt for just $25. Your choice of "Is there a documentary in the house?" (black or white) or "I Heart Documentaries" (grey) This perk may be partially tax-deductible as a charitable donation by U.S. donors to the extent allowed by law. (amount over $10 is tax-deductible)

    Estimated delivery: August 2013

    40 out of 100 claimed

  • $55USD
    Go Inside

    Discounted Docs Insider membership for one year. (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 2014 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. (amount over $55 is tax-deductible)

    15 claimed

  • $75USD
    Believe in Local Storytellers

    We are so proud of the local engagement in our Silver Spring Stories Film Festival. This year we are expanding the newly minted Community Stories Film Festival to Takoma Park too. Show your support for the local filmmakers in our community by sponsoring this event. Includes your name on our website and program for the event which will take place this Fall. 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 2013

    7 claimed

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    $100USD
    Mobilize Your Crowd

    CONSULTATION OPTION #1 Jumpstart or jumpfinish your documentary by mobilizing your crowd! Crowdfunding consultant, Kiley Kraskouskas of Thinking Forward Media will review your campaign and provide valuable feedback on how to succeed. 90 Minutes of 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. (amount over $100 is tax-deductible)

    8 out of 8 claimed

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    $100USD
    Face the Executive Producer

    CONSULTATION OPTION #5 What's it really like to have an Executive Producer screen your cut? Find out when Executive Producer and longtime filmmaker Yehuda Goldman puts you and your cut in the hot seat for the 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. (amount over $100 is tax-deductible)

    3 out of 3 claimed

  • $100USD
    Take a Seat

    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 perk may be partially tax-deductible as a charitable donation by U.S. donors to the extent allowed by law. (amount over $25 is tax-deductible)

    Estimated delivery: August 2013

    6 out of 20 claimed

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    $100USD
    Coach Your Communications

    CONSULTATION OPTION #8: Communications Strategist 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 take it to the next level. (amount over $100 is tax-deductible)

    3 out of 3 claimed

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    $100USD
    Finding Festival True Love

    CONSULTATION OPTION #3 Getting your documentary into film festivals can feel harder than finding your soul mate. One hour with Festival Director, Author, Speaker, and Filmmaker Jon Gann will save you time, money and heartache by strategizing the best fests for your film. 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. (amount over $100 is tax-deductible)

    3 out of 3 claimed

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    $100USD
    Make Your Doc a Reality

    CONSULTATION OPTION #4 Have an idea for a documentary, but don't know where to start? An hour with Docs In Progress Executive Director Erica Ginsberg will provide an encouraging roadmap to getting your documentary out of your head and into reality. 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. (amount over $100 is tax-deductible)

    6 out of 6 claimed

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    $100USD
    Strategize With Sam

    CONSULTATION OPTION #6 Our beloved co-founder Sam Hampton is back to help you move forward with your documentary filmmaking. Your choice of (a) one-on-one advice on getting equipment best suited towards your project; or (b) grantwriting advice - feedback on a draft grant proposal, or general advice on strategy for researching and fundraising from foundations. Same value as other consultation perks. (amount over $100 is tax-deductible)

    3 out of 3 claimed

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    $100USD
    Whip Your Story Into Shape

    CONSULTATION OPTION #2 One hour with Documentary Coach Adele Schmidt will change your filmmaking life forever. She'll give you a reality check on the story or structure of your doc-in-progress. 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. (amount over $100 is tax-deductible)

    3 out of 3 claimed

  • $250USD
    Declare the Decade

    2014 will mark the 10th anniversary of Docs in Progress and we are planning a series of events that will celebrate the past and look to the future. In line with our democratic nature, we want to build a grassroots community of sponsors! Your name or company name will be featured on outreach and program materials. Includes invitation to Anniversary cocktail party (Spring 2014). This perk may be partially tax-deductible as a charitable donation by U.S. donors to the extent allowed by law.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    4 claimed

  • $500USD
    Drink Up

    Our very own Board Member Kiley Kraskouskas had a past life as a bartender. She's a whiz at creating signature drinks (remember the Sam-gria?). Want a drink named after you or your company at an upcoming Docs In Progress social event? Kiley will mix it up.

    0 out of 5 claimed

  • $500USD
    Focus Group Your Doc

    Want feedback on your documentary rough cut, but with a very targeted group? Docs In Progress can organize and facilitate a private screening with expert feedback at the Doc House or at a space of your choice. (Does not include any travel costs for filmmaker or venue costs for spaces other than the Doc House) (amount over $500 is tax-deductible)

    0 out of 2 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Nab Your All-Access Pass

    A favorite from last year. Get an ENTIRE YEAR of Docs in Progress classes, workshops, and other programs. A priceless investment in you and your craft. 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. (amount over $1,000 is tax-deductible)

    2 out of 5 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Deepen Your Investment

    Docs in Progress is supported by a range of earned revenue, grants, as well the generosity of individuals and family foundations who share our commitment to empower nonfiction storytellers. Please consider this deep investment in Docs In Progress through a $1,000 or more donation. Let us know where you want the funds to go. Screenings? Equipment? Staffing? This perk is considered a charitable donation and may be tax-deductible for U.S. donors as such to the full extent allowed by law.

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