The Closer We Get

A bittersweet doc following the extraordinary story of an ordinary Scottish family- facing up to home truths & coming to terms with how stroke has changed them.
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£15,065GBP
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This campaign started on Dec 10 and closed on January 18, 2014 (11:59pm PT).
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  • £600GBP
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    Andrew Marr Signed Print

    Many of you will know of the stroke suffered by acclaimed broadcaster Andrew Marr last year. Courtesy of Quadrille Publishing, we have a lovely SIGNED PRINT of one of Andrew's drawings plus a copy of his latest book "A Short Book About Drawing". Perk cost includes insured post and packing to anywhere in the world.

    Estimated delivery: January 2014

    0 out of 1 claimed

  • £5GBP
    A Wee Thankyou

    A Thank You on Facebook, Twitter and a sign-up to our Updates Newsletter letting you know all about how the film’s doing.

    9 claimed

  • £10GBP
    A Big Thankyou

    A Thank You permanently inscribed on our website/s as well as on our social media networks, and a sign-up to our Updates Newsletter

    36 claimed

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    £15GBP
    Watch Jaywick Escapes

    Donate just £15 and be one of the first to download - to - own our latest release Jaywick Escapes, which will be available to you on Distrify TWO WEEKS ahead of its official release!

    Estimated delivery: January 2014

    20 out of 20 claimed

  • £20GBP
    Private Viewing

    All the official Thank You’s above plus access to an exclusive online stream of the finished film after its festival premiere and before it’s available anywhere else.

    47 claimed

  • £25GBP
    Jaywick Escapes & Can House

    Be one of the first to download our latest release Jaywick Escapes, available to you on Distrify TWO WEEKS ahead of its official release! PLUS a download of Maxy Bianco's wonderful debut doc Can House, exec'ed by Somewhere. Plus you get all the social media and permanent website Thank You's from us.

    Estimated delivery: January 2014

    2 out of 25 claimed

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    £25GBP
    The New & The Old

    All the official Thank You’s above, an exclusive signed limited edition DVD of the finished film, plus the gift of streaming rentals of two of Somewhere’s previous films: ‘Bata-ville We are Not Afraid of the Future’ and ‘Jaywick Escapes’

    50 out of 50 claimed

  • £25GBP
    DIY Video Biography DVD

    Lots of people have told us they wished they'd filmed their older relatives before it was too late. ℅ our friends at VideoHeritage (John Podpadec & Paul Baker, who worked on many Somewhere films) we have copies of this instructional DVD which teaches you how to do just that. Plus you get all the social media and permanent website Thank You's from us.

    Estimated delivery: February 2014

    2 out of 50 claimed

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    £45GBP
    The Closer We Sound

    3 signed limited edition CD's by Scots musician Malcolm Middleton (formerly of indie duo Arab Strap) who's working with Somewhere on film music for The Closer We Get. From his back catalogue: Human Don't Be Angry, Live At the Bush Hall & A Quarter Past Sh**e. Malcolm's music has been described as 'a postcard from the depths of human emotion, sparse and fragile'. You'll also get all the Thank You's on social media and a permanent thanks on the film's website.

    Estimated delivery: February 2014

    5 out of 5 claimed

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    £50GBP
    The Director's Cut/s

    Another seasonal delicious Perk! Director Karen makes home-made Seville orange marmalade every year, just like her Mum Ann did. You will receive a lovely big jar of Karen's 2014 Director's Cut Marmalade in the mail, or why not gift this yummy Perk to a friend? You will also receive all the official Thank You’s above plus access to an exclusive online stream of the finished film after its festival premiere and before it’s available anywhere else.

    5 out of 5 claimed

  • £50GBP
    The New & The Old 2

    All the official Thank You’s above, an exclusive signed limited edition DVD of the finished film, plus the gift of Downloads-to-Own of two of Somewhere’s previous films: ‘Bata-ville We are Not Afraid of the Future’ and ‘Jaywick Escapes’

    17 out of 50 claimed

  • £75GBP
    The Very Important People

    For this donation, we invite you to make a heartfelt dedication to a special friend or relative who has suffered a stroke. On our film website we’re creating an area of stroke support resources where we’ll also make a place to name your special person and add a line about them from you. You’ll also appear on our Thanks page, and receive access to an exclusive online stream of the finished film after its festival premiere and before it’s available anywhere else.

    2 claimed

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    £100GBP
    A Month of Heirloom Cakes

    A delicious Perk! All the Thank You's online and on our website AND: Director Karen's sister Alison - a fabulous home baker - will bake just for you from their mum Ann's recipe box. You will receive a cake or tray bake a week at your address - or why not gift this Perk - for one month. The cost of this Perk even includes Post & Packing to anywhere in Europe!! (Offer applies to Europe and UK only!)

    Estimated delivery: April 2014

    5 out of 5 claimed

  • £100GBP
    The New & The Old 3

    All the official Thank You’s above, an exclusive signed limited edition DVD of the finished film, plus the gift of signed DVDs of ALL of Somewhere’s previous films: ‘Bata-ville We are Not Afraid of the Future’, ‘Living with the Tudors’ and ‘Jaywick Escapes’ and a handwritten thankyou note from Karen.

    10 out of 50 claimed

  • £150GBP
    Some Time with Somewhere

    For this donation we will give you a 2 hour in-person or Skype advice session, looking at your artwork, film footage or roughcut, reading your treatment, script, funding application or budget and giving you our honest and realistic feedback on where to go and what to do next. Of course you’ll also get all the official Thankyou’s listed above plus access to an exclusive online stream of the finished The Closer We Get, after its festival premiere and before it’s available anywhere else.

    1 out of 6 claimed

  • £350GBP
    Somewhere’s Best Poster Art

    For this very generous donation we’ll give you all the official Thankyou’s above, an exclusive signed limited ed. DVD of the film, the gift of signed DVDs of Somewhere’s previous films ‘Bata-ville We are Not Afraid of the Future’ and ‘Jaywick Escapes’; a handwritten thankyou note from Karen, big signed full colour film posters for The Closer We Get and Jaywick Escapes ; a huge Bata-ville Travel Agency limited ed. hand made silk screen print (by Nina Pope) to adorn your wall.

    0 claimed

  • £500GBP
    Watch & Talk

    A Very Special Screening of the film for your group, organisation or friends. You’ll get a poster and press kit; director Karen will attend in person; answer all your questions and talk about any or all of the issues raised by the film. If you’d like it, we will feature you on the Screenings section of our website. NB. This perk is transferable to any group you think would benefit. Limited to mainland Europe, accommodation and travel costs for Director covered by Backer.

    3 out of 5 claimed

  • £700GBP
    Roll Credits... It's you!

    For this very generous donation you get an ASSOCIATE PRODUCER credit on the film, getting to see your name on the silver screen, web site, film posters and on IMDB (or of course, remain anonymous if you prefer). You’ll also receive a beautiful signed film poster print, 3 signed DVDs of the film, access to an online streaming version of the film plus a pair of VIP tickets to the first screening nearest to you.

    0 claimed

  • £1,000GBP
    Your Name in Lights

    You get an EXECUTIVE PRODUCER credit on the film, getting to see your name on the silver screen, web site, film posters and on IMDB (or of course, remain anonymous if you prefer). We’ll also invite you to watch the finished film pre-festivals, pre-premiere before anyone else has seen it, at a UK screening or if not via a private online stream. You’ll also receive a signed film poster print, 5 signed DVDs of the film to share and a pair of VIP tickets to the first screening nearest to you.

    0 claimed

  • £2,000GBP
    Name in Lights & VIP Minibreak

    You get all the above EXECUTIVE PRODUCER perks PLUS a luxury short break (weekend or midweek) in a RIBA award-winning woodland hideaway, the Lake District Love Shack, described in the Guardian as ‘One of the best cabins in the world’. This is the very place where much of the film was written. You’ll also receive a beautiful big signed film poster, 5 signed DVDs of the film and VIP tickets to our Festival premiere. (Travel costs to be covered by Backer, Perk to be claimed by end of 2016)

    0 out of 4 claimed

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