A/Z. Movie Guide
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THE BOOK. Why Crowd Funding?
The (progressive) disappearance of the Video Rental stores had led to a void in the knowledge of cinema history for newer generations, and we want to rescue that place in one book.
The concept stems from the idea that there is a World of Film out there to be explore, and the best way to take a trip to this world is with a travel guide book.
A/Z. Movie Guide started a year and a half ago. The book is finished and now we required your help to share this work with everybody.
Everything started with the simplest principle of collaboration between two persons (Tamara y Gabriel) with different skills (film/history and design/photography). With time, many people collaborate with their work, ideas, advices and solidarity.
Is natural that we have to end by praising the flag of COLLABORATION and sense of community.
In Idea.me we are giving the book with a PROMOTIONAL Price.(Book prototype 1)
650 pages in Chambril paper of 90 gr.
Offset printing in 4/4 colors.
Illustrated cover of 350 gr. with double flaps.
Measures (Close format): 17 cm (wide) x 24 cm (high).
Language: SPANISH and the universal language called Movie Appreciation.(Book prototype 2)
BOOK CHARACTERISTICS (What’s inside):
Learning tools to appreciate a movie.
More than 1700 movies (1902 to 2013) from 88 countries where selected.
More than 600 of the listed films contain reviews, providing readers with guidance and reasons to watch a movie by answering the question: Why appreciate (certain) movie? We don’t want to tell you the synopsis of the movie, less so criticize a film. All this movies are anti-film critics reviews.
There is a list of the movies that have won the BAFTA, Cesar, Oscar award as well as the film festival winners of Berlín, Cannes y Venecia.
There’s also a list of the best movies of 2010, 2011, 2012, y 2013.
The book is illustrated with more than 200 Alternative Movie Posters made by 135 artists from 26 countries.(Book prototype 3)
SOME OF THE ARTIST THAT WILL BE FEATURE IN THE BOOK ARE:
Adam Rabalais (USA): www.adamrabalais.com
Anthony Gerace (Canada): www.a-gerace.com
Anthony Petrie (USA): www.anthonypetrie.com
Ciaran Monaghan (Irland): www.ciaranmonaghan.com
Cranio Dsg (Spain): www.craniodsgn.es
Dani Blazquez (Spain): cargocollective.com/daniblazquez
Daniel Devoy (New Zeland): www.danieldevoy.com
Eric Bon Homme (USA): www.ericbonhomme.com
Gabz (Poland): www.iamgabz.com
Ghoulish Gary Pullin (Canada): www.ghoulishgary.com
Grundmanis Harijs (Latvia): www.harrymovieart.com
Heath Killen (Australia): www.heathkillen.com
Helena Morais Soares (Portugal): www.behance.net/helenacmorais-s
Jean-Baptiste Roux (France): www.jibax.fr
Jeremy Saunders (Australia): www.jeremysaunders.com
Justin Van Genderen (USA): www.2046design.com
Leeay Aikawa (Canada): www.leeayaikawa.com
Levente Szabó (Hungary): www.briskgraphics.com
Marie Bergeron (Canada): www.mariebergeron.com
Matt Ferguson (England): www.cakesandcomics.com
Matt Warren (France): www.theexiledelite.com
Mauro Appiani (Italy): www.mauroappiani.com
Maxime Chillemi (France): www.maximechillemi.com
Meagan Hyland (Irland): www.meaganhyland.com
Nicolas Côme (France): www.sinpiggyhead.com
Oh Margo (Argentina): www.ohmargo.com
Patrick Connan (France): www.patrickconnan.com
Paio Zuloaga (Argentina): www.facebook.com/paio.zuloaga
Peter Strain (North Irland): www.peterstrain.co.uk
Rocco Malatesta (Germany): www.roccomalatesta.com
Samuel Ho (Canada): www.cargocollective.com/samuelho
Stanley Show (England): www.stanleychowillustration.com
Timo Meyer (Germany): www.timohmeyer.com
We Eat Design (Mexico): www.weeatdesign.com
… You can see the rest of the list on our website: http://www.azetaguia.com/artist.html
The awards are divided in two: A/Z Image and the limited edition art related to movies.(Postcards, illustration paper, 300gr) (Postcards, illustration paper, 300gr) (Stickers: 10.5 cm diamenter)
There's also Alternative Movie Posters to choose from:(Alternative Movie Poster. 60cm x 50cm, Matt Coated Paper 170 gr. Limited edition of 10 per poster)
The other option of Alternative Movie Poster are from the Argentinian movie ‘Wild Tales’ (Relatos Salvajes). This where from a project we made past August. We ask artist to make an AMP of ‘Wild Tales’. You can see the project here: http://www.azetaguia.com/wild-tales.html(Alternative Movie Poster. 60cm x 50cm, Matt Coated Paper 170 gr. Limited edition of 10 per poster)
Is a limited edition of 5 prints per poster and the artist that made this posters are:
Jesús Sotes (Rs_1): www.jesussotes.com
Marco Obando (Rs_2): www.studioobando.com
Berkay Daglar (Rs_3): www.berkaydaglar.com
Guillermo Fajardo (Rs_4): www.behance.net/Gfajardo
Stephanie Newcomb (Rs_5): www.stephanienewcomb.com(Alternative Movie Poster. 60cm x 50cm, Matt Coated Paper 170 gr. Limited edition of 10 per poster) (Alternative Movie Poster. 60cm x 50cm, Matt Coated Paper 170 gr. Limited edition of 10 per poster)
The serigraph offered in the last reward is a limited edition of 10 out of 25 (numbered). This serigraph was made by the Argentinian artist Cumby Giraudi (www.facebook.com/serigrafiaartisticacumbygiraudi) from an original illustration made by the Portuguese artist Helena Morais Soares (www.behance.net/helenacmorais-s). It was part of the first event we did: www.azetaguia.com/helena.ingles.html(Collages. 22 cm x 22cm Giclée print on cotton paper 100%)
All the books will be signed and numbered.
IMPORTANT: Don’t forget to choose the shipping and handling cost depending on your location (there are only 2 options). Due to the weight of the book the shipping cost are a bit high, that’s why we gave the book at a SUPER price, touching a SALE price.
There is a special option for people living in MONTEVIDEO (MVD), BOGOTA (BOG), SAN JOSE (SJO) and MANAGUA (MGA). Shipping and handling to these countries is INCLUDED and will be delivered on a yet to specified date and place.
PLEASE READ VERY CAREFULLY THE DESCRIPTION OF EACH AWARD.
Any question (whatsoever), don’t hesitated to write us to: email@example.com or our web page.
TYPES OF COLLABORATION
Everything adds up. We completely understand when you are eager to help, but probably don’t have the financial possibilities to do so.
WE URGE everybody that want to collaborate to do so by:
ACTIVE collaboration: Take one of the rewards.
PASIVE collaboration: share our proyect on your social media. We try our best to make eye candy material... is meant to be shared :)
Help us spread the word and we'll be deeply grateful:
”You can't stop the signal, Mal. Everything goes somewhere, and I go everywhere.” –Mr. Universe (Serenity, Joss Whedon, 2005)(Book prototype 3)
Our main goal is to guide people around the World of Cinema and awaken the sense of curiosity and exploration in a world that offers infinite possibilities.
Tamara Caldera is the editor, designer and photographer; Gabriel Gutiérrez, historian, investigator, writer.
We want to make an incision on the conventional approach to cinema.
Most importantly, we want to share our experience travelling around the marvellous World of Cinema.