Try This At Home

Try This At Home, is a documentary about the Yoyo A Go Go music festival and the creative community in Olympia, Washington.
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Jean DuPont
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Film
Los Angeles, California
United States
4 Team Members

In 1999, we were three young film school grads determined to make our first documentary.  We called up Pat Maley, founder of Yoyo Records in Olympia, Washington, and asked to shoot Yoyo A Go Go, the five-day indie music festival he and his friends were staging that summer.

He gave us his blessing—and $1,300 of seed money to fund the production. When we arrived, we had no idea what we were about to witness.  We were immersed in a group of artists united by an idea.  Anyone should be able to express their full creativity in an open and supportive environment.  We spent the next several years editing our 150 hours of footage and preparing for the day we would share this idea. 

You can see the trailer for Try This At Home here:

https://vimeo.com/85191121

As of now, we have locked picture on Try This At Home, but we need to raise $30,000 to finish the documentary. 

The bulk of that money will pay for the performers' music rights, and the rest will cover the final sound editing and mixing, color correction and the fees associated with showing the film. 

This is the launch of our fundraising campaign and we love that we are going to include you in our efforts. We appreciate your donation and we are extremely grateful for your consideration. These funds will help us to complete Try This At Home and celebrate a moment, a creative movement and an empowered community.

With your contribution to this cause you may choose a copy of the film or amazing handmade gift.  We will thank you all on our website and in the film's closing credits.  Also, supporters of the film will be given the chance to bid on unique creations, from artists in the film, that will change from week to week.

We recognize that you can't give to every campaign, but we thank you all for supporting independent art.  Please consider making your friends aware of   Try This At Home through your social networks. With your permission we will continue to update you as we celebrate the completion of our film.


Sincerely,

Cris Dupont
Elina Shatkin
Thomas Logoreci
Filmmakers, Try This At Home

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  • $10USD
    Badges of Courage

    A set of 4 pin-back buttons and two stickers featuring stills from the movie and our favorite quote from the film; "Chase happy every day."

    1 out of 100 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $15USD
    Try This At Home Honey

    8oz of raw, liquid gold produced in Highland park by our favorite renegade urban bee keeper. Never barreled, heated, or strained. May contain pollen, propolis, and pieces of honeycomb. The bees choose the honey's character by the local varieties of wildflowers they forage. Using traditional, low-stress beekeeping methods that help keep the bees healthy. Always packed by hand, straight from hive to jar, this raw honey never spoils and lasts indefinitely.

    3 out of 20 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $25USD
    Digital Download of TTAH

    This is it! The movie you helped to make possible. Your own digital version of Try This At Home to watch at your home, put it on and share with friends.

    6 out of 12000 claimed
    Estimated delivery: July 2014
  • $40USD
    DVD of Try This At Home

    This is it! The movie you helped to make possible. Your own digital video disk of Try This At Home to watch at your home, put it on and share with friends.

    9 out of 7100 claimed
    Estimated delivery: July 2014
  • $1,500USD
    Screenwriting Bootcamp

    For at least a decade now, Thomas Logoreci has collaborated with filmmakers on award winning films. For this perk, you receive an in-depth consultation on your script (no matter what state it is in) from first sketches to the final polish. It may occur in a series of consultations over the web or by phone, (because we never know what state or country Thomas is going to be in next,) but his process will be thorough. The delivery date is the expected completion date for this perk.

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    Estimated delivery: December 2014
  • $1,500USD
    48 Hour Food Tour of LA.

    Elina Shatkin is a senior editor at Los Angeles magazine. She has worked at LA Weekly and the Los Angeles Times. For this perk, you receive a 48 hour tour of Los Angeles; guided by Elina's gut, your favorites, and her rigorous examination of places in LA. (She is best known for her “30 Days” missions, in which she reviewed the same item from different restaurants for 30 consecutive days.) This perk must be consumed in Los Angeles, and the delivery date is the expected completion date.

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    Estimated delivery: December 2014
  • $3,000USD
    Indie Weekend Shoot

    You get access to all the equipment we have (Camera, Audio, Light and even some post equipment) for your own weekend shoot. We will throw in a small crew of experienced operators to join you on your adventure. The estimated delivery date for this perk is the last day of the year 2014, that's when we would like to have completed your project. Unfortunately this perk is only offered in Southern California at this price.

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    Estimated delivery: December 2014
  • $10,000USD
    Executive Producer Film Credit

    Get the recognition you deserve for this incredible contribution and ensure the completion of Try This At Home.

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    Estimated delivery: March 2014
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