Help Ottawa's historic Mayfair Theatre buy a digital projector

Movies are going digital, so we have to go digital, too. Help us raise funds to buy a Digital Cinema Package (DCP) projector!
Small Business
$22,355USD
raised of $15,000 goal
149%
0 time left
This campaign started on Nov 02 and closed on December 02, 2012 (11:59pm PT).
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Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on December 2, 2012
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  • $10USD
    Our eternal gratitude

    The owners, staff and patrons of the Mayfair will sing your praises down through the ages!

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    13 claimed

  • $25USD
    Very public thanks

    We will thank you for your donation, by name: 1. On the big screen in a pre-show to run for the first month of operation of the new projector 2. On our website 3. On Facebook and Twitter

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    36 claimed

  • $50USD
    Very public thanks - in print!

    We will thank you for your donation, by name: 1. On the big screen in a pre-show to run for the first month of operation of the new projector 2. On our website 3. On Facebook and Twitter 4. In our printed guide for the first month of operation of the new projector (10,000 copies printed and distributed)

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    18 out of 200 claimed

  • $75USD
    Candy bar embiggening card

    Present this card at the candy bar and we will upsize (by one size) any drink or popcorn you purchase. Buy a small drink — get a medium! Buy a large popcorn — get an extra-large! The card also entitles you to FREE ADMISSION on your birthday! (Good for one year, from Jan. 2013—Jan. 2014.)

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    4 claimed

  • $150USD
    Your name on one of our seats

    We will put your name on a plaque on one of our seats! In addition to becoming a permanent part of one of Canada's oldest independent cinemas, you will receive: 1. A photo of the seat with your name on it. 2. A seating chart that shows the location of your seat, so you can find it when you visit. 3. A chance to say to someone, "You're sitting in my seat." — and prove it!

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    98 out of 319 claimed

  • $200USD
    This film presented by... you!

    Present a film from our upcoming schedule! Choose a film, and we'll add a header saying "Presented by [your name]" to: 1. The calendar page and A-Z listings in our printed guide (10,000 copies printed and distributed every month). 2. The listing on our website. (You can include a direct link to your own website, if you want!) Presenters can be individuals, groups, organizations or businesses. Use this perk to show your love of film, look cool, or promote your cause or business

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    6 claimed

  • SOLD OUT

    $300USD
    Walter portrait by Tom Fowler

    Help the Mayfair abide! Tom Fowler, artist on Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, Hulk: Season One and more has generously donated this original portrait of Walter Sobchak from The Big Lebowski. Walter is painted in gouache, is 11" x 14" and would really tie a room together. See more of Tom's work at bigbugillustration.blogspot.ca! (If you’re in Ottawa, you can pick up the print at the Mayfair. Outside of Ottawa, we will ship at your expense.)

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    1 out of 1 claimed

  • $500USD
    A guaranteed seat on the couch

    Turn the Mayfair into an annex of your living room! This perk entitles you to reserve one of our couches or love seats for any screening for an entire year! Just call ahead and let us know what movie you're coming to, and we'll put a "reserved" sign on the couch or love seat of your choice. (Good for one year, from Jan. 2013—Jan. 2014. Admission not included.)

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    2 out of 4 claimed

  • SOLD OUT

    $500USD
    Art commission by Tom Fowler

    Tom Fowler, artist on Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, Hulk: Season One and more has generously donated this perk. He will draw whatever movie character you want, doing whatever you want. Citizen Kane fighting ninjas? James Bond taking a bubble bath? Why not? See some past commissions on Tom's website: http://tomfowlersportfolio.blogspot.ca/2009/09/blog-post.html Art will be pen/brush/ink, 11" x 14" (unless Tom tells you otherwise). (Shipping at your expense.)

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    1 out of 1 claimed

  • $1,500USD
    Platinum card

    This perk entitles you to free admission for you — and a guest — to any screening at the Mayfair for an entire year! Just show the card, skip the line and take your seat, you stylish cinephile, you! How many movies can you watch in 365 days? Time to find out!

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    1 out of 20 claimed

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