Edgar the Exploiter

An animation showing the hidden costs of government intervention
Video / Web
raised of $5,000 goal
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This campaign started on Feb 22 and closed on April 24, 2011 (11:59pm PT).
Flexible Funding
Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on April 24, 2011
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  • $3USD
    Moral support

    You'll receive an email as soon as the film is online, and the satisfaction of knowing that you helped make it happen. (3 USD =~ 2 EUR)

    10 claimed

  • $5USD
    Inclusion in 'Thanks' web page

    Your name, or the name of your organisation, will be listed on a Thanks page on the GeorgeOughtToHelp.com site. Optionally you can provide a URL that you'd like your name to function as a hyperlink to. (5 USD =~ 4 EUR)

    43 claimed

  • $30USD
    'Cloud' button

    Adorn yourself with the mysterious cloud from 'George Ought to Help'. The button will be delivered to your home. Inspect a mockup here: http://bit.ly/gwnY4T (30 USD ~= 22 EUR)

    6 out of 50 claimed

  • $30USD
    'George' button

    Share your approval for non-aggression, or for blue cartoon characters, by sporting a splendid 'George Ought To Help' button (or badge, if you're English). The button will be delivered to your home. (30 USD =~ 22 EUR)

    16 out of 30 claimed

  • $50USD

    As well as the considerable satisfaction of contributing, you'll also receive the book 'Lessons for the Young Economist' By Robert Murphy, delivered to your door. Don't be fooled by the title, it's an crystal clear and highly accessible introduction to economics appropriate for anyone who wants to learn more about how the world works. (50 USD =~ 36 EUR)

    10 out of 20 claimed

  • $90USD

    Your name, or the name or your organisation, will be listed in the film's end credits under the 'Benefactors' heading. (90 USD =~ 66 EUR)

    16 out of 20 claimed

  • $150USD
    Post-release Skype call

    We'll arrange a Skype meeting to talk about the film after its release. This will be a good chance to share questions, comments, criticism, praise, suggestions for future projects etc. Also includes the 'Benefactor' perk. (150 USD =~ 109 EUR)

    0 out of 7 claimed

  • $300USD
    Invite to a private screening

    You'll receive an invite to an informal private screening of the film, in Rotterdam, prior to its online publication. Also includes the 'Benefactor' perk. (300 USD =~ 219 EUR)

    1 out of 4 claimed

  • $700USD
    Appear in the film

    Supply a photograph of yourself and your animated likeness will be immortalised in the film. Also includes the 'Benefactor' perk. (700 USD =~ 512 EUR)

    1 out of 2 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Original artwork: Edgar

    You'll receive hand-drawn storyboard artwork and all supporting sketches used in the planning of the film Edgar the Exploiter (working title). Delivered in person within the Netherlands, or by post elsewhere. Also includes the 'Benefactor' perk. (1000 USD =~ 732 EUR)

    0 out of 1 claimed

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