First Weekend Club

Discover Canadian Film
Film
$22,718USD
raised of $20,000 goal
114%
0 time left
This campaign started on Oct 13 and closed on November 30, 2011 (11:59pm PT).
Flexible Funding
Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on November 30, 2011
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  • $10USD
    The Canuck

    With a $10 contribution, we'll list you as a supporter on the First Weekend Club website, plus you'll receive some good Canadian Karma and the eternal gratitude of the First Weekend Club.

    37 claimed

  • $25USD
    The Sexy Tank

    Receive your very own sexy, First Weekend Club tank top. We've got small, medium and large (see the photo in the 'what you get' description to the left). The first 25 people to buy this perk will also receive a Canadian film on DVD, courtesy of Alliance Films and Kinosmith Films. You will also have your name added as a supporter on the First Weekend Club website.

    55 claimed

  • $50USD
    The Eternal Canadian Film Fan

    Own a seat in our virtual cinema personalized with your name, city and favorite Canadian Film title. This virtual cinema will live on the First Weekend Club website for all to see. PLUS ... You will be invited to test drive our new Video-On-Demand service and participate in a private Facebook group to offer your feedback. You will also be invited to our online VIP launch event where we'll stream a Canadian film live from Vancouver. Canadian film title TBA.

    46 claimed

  • $50USD
    The Eternal Film Fan - Take 2

    Read the benefits above, and host your own party to be a part of our national launch in celebration of Canadian film as we kick off our new Video On Demand streaming service. Invite your friends, watch the movie we'll be streaming live and be part of a national movement to support Canadian film. Plus, remember this perk will give you a personalized seat in our virtual cinema and give you access to a private group that will test drive the new system.

    20 claimed

  • SOLD OUT

    $75USD
    The Distributor (Master Class)

    Get a one hour semi private lesson on how to distribute your film in Canada, with Robin Smith from Kinosmith Films. Here's your opportunity to learn about the ins and outs of distribution and what it takes to get your film made in Canada. Online class limited to 10 people. With this perk, you'll also receive all the benefits of the Eternal Canadian Film Fan.

    10 out of 10 claimed

  • $100USD
    The Red Carpet (for two)

    Receive all the benefits of our Eternal Canadian Film Fan, PLUS you and someone special can walk the red carpet at our VIP launch event in downtown Vancouver. This ticket for two includes live music, wine, canapes, the screening of a fabulous new Canadian film and a talkback with the filmmaker and/or stars. Event date and film TBA.

    13 out of 250 claimed

  • $150USD
    The Film Buff

    Receive all the benefits of our Eternal Canadian Film Fan, PLUS, a film pass that will give you access to 10 films through our Vancouver Canada Screens series, or bring 9 of your friends to see one film (yes, this pass can be shared). With the holiday season just around the corner, this film pass makes for a great gift idea for the film lovers in your family. Find out more about Canada Screens at: http://firstweekendclub.ca/canada-screens/canada-screens-series

    9 claimed

  • $250USD
    The Big Screen

    If you've got a film that is 10 minutes or less, here's your chance to see it on the big screen in front of a live Vancouver audience. You and 10 of your friends will be invited to watch your masterpiece screened prior to our feature film presentation at a Canada Screens event. Your name & name of the film will also be included in an announcement that will be distributed to over 6000 people. (Note: the film needs to be pre-approved by FWC. If it is not approved, you will receive a full refund).

    4 claimed

  • $300USD
    The Swag (for two)

    Receive the benefits of the Eternal Canadian Film Fan, PLUS an invitation for you and a friend to attend our 2011 Canadian Film Gift Lounge at the Whistler Film Festival where you can mingle with Canadian filmmakers & stars, receive the full-on star treatment which includes hair, makeup, nails, and massage, and walk away with a very cool swag gift bag with a value of over $300. The Canadian Film Lounge will be held in Whistler on Saturday December 2nd. This could be your best date weekend ever!

    3 out of 10 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    The Vancouver Glitz: (for two)

    Attend a semi-private dinner and screening of the film "Fathers & Sons" with prolific filmmaker Carl Bessai and some of the stars from his film. This perk includes a pre-show cocktail and a four course meal at the Shangrila Hotel in downtown Vancouver. The event will take place at a mutually convenient time in January 2012 (to help accommodate the shooting schedule of the filmmaker & stars). Find out more about the film: http://firstweekendclub.ca/films/feature/fathers-sons.html

    1 out of 8 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    The Toronto Glitz: (for two)

    Attend a semi-private dinner and screening of the film "Fifty Dead Men Walking" with renowned filmmaker Kari Skogland. This perk includes a pre-show cocktail and a four course meal at the trendy Spoke Club in downtown Toronto. The event will take place at a mutually convenient time in January 2012 (to help accommodate the shooting schedule of the filmmaker). Find out more about the film: http://firstweekendclub.ca/films/feature/fifty-dead-men-walking.html

    0 out of 8 claimed

  • $5,000USD
    The Big Kahuna

    Host your own private event to woo your clients, or as an office holiday party. We're talking live music, wine, catering, and a great film in one of our partner venues in Vancouver or Toronto. You choose the film (Canadian of course) and we'll secure the rights to screen it and organize the entire event. Includes film, catering, wine, and live entertainment for up to 100 guests.

    0 claimed

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