We're a team that has won 4 Emmys® and an Oscar®, worked on hundreds of hours of TV and movies, and now we're going to make an independent film -- a family Christmas movie called "I'll Be Next Door For Christmas."
Casting Director / Producer
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|Company||That Christmas Movie LLC|
|Corporate Address||P.O. Box 50201, Studio City, CA 91614|
|Description of Business||Produce and market a motion picture.|
|Type of Security Offered||Revenue Participation Rights|
|Purchase Price of Security Offered||1.00|
|Minimum Investment Amount (per investor) ||$100.00|
We have not undertaken any efforts to produce a valuation of the Company. The price of the shares merely reflects the opinion of the board as to what would be fair market value. It is based on the cost of producing and marketing the motion picture.
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Dear Investors in That Christmas Movie —
Again, thank you for your investment and for helping us reach $226,100. We’re going to put your dollars to good use to get you the movie you deserve.
We have some good news and some slightly disappointing news.
The not-as-good news is that we are not going to be able to release the film in the 2017 holiday season as we’d hoped we could. Our hoped-for release date was aggressively ambitious, but in the end we just didn’t get quite enough investment dollars to make it in time. We’re bummed about this, but that’s (quite literally) show business, so we must pivot and adapt. Not to worry, there are many holiday seasons to come, and many chances to profit from the film. If we let little delays like this get us down, well, we wouldn’t have made it this far in the business!
The good news is twofold:
Many of you entered our contest to act in a role in the movie, and that is ongoing. We are planning to launch more exciting contests, giving away Christmas trees, ornaments, wreaths, Christmas sweaters, etc. Prizes worth thousands of dollars. And we’re also going to have more opportunities for you to get involved in the film. Do you like to sing or know someone who does? Well, we’re planning to have a contest for some talented person to sing on the soundtrack of the movie! And there’s even more to come. Not only are we crowdfunding the money to make the movie, but we want to come to the crowd for some talent to be in the movie.
Thank you again for all your support. We were raising $10,000 a day for the last ten days of the campaign, so clearly the enthusiasm for our plucky indie Christmas movie is out there! If we reach that pace again, then our campaign will end in a month and we can start getting into preproduction.
Please spread the word about the wonderful Christmas movie you’re all making with us, and remember — only 153 days to Christmas!
— David Willis
The continuing Equity Crowdfunding campaign for That Christmas Movie is now live if you CLICK HERE.
Hello all. That Christmas Movie fundraising campaign ends tonight, July 11th, at midnight PST!
This is your last chance to get in on an amazing opportunity to join more than 470 people just like you who've invested over $187,000 so far.
How often do you get to be part of filmmaking history? We are the VERY FIRST feature length film in the United States to be made this way. The first one to allow you to become part of an Oscar and Emmy award-winning team, and to give you the chance to make money every holiday season, year after year, decade after decade from the movie's profits.
Movie distribution experts estimate $3.2 million in sales for our film over two holiday seasons. And with only an $850,000 budget, you can see how profitable it could be. With those sales, investors would more than double their money in less than two years.*
If you've already invested, please let your friends and colleagues know about this timely opportunity, or consider increasing your investment.
Only hours to go before this investment opportunity closes!
*(Note: although these estimates are based on industry-standard projections, we cannot guarantee those returns. Please read all disclaimers and investment documents carefully before investing. Use only risk capital.)
Better scoot on over and invest before this round is over!
Don't miss out -- only 6 days left to get in on this round!
Remember, early investors get an extra 15% on their return.
We are so grateful to our early investors, that we want to reward them with… more returns! We've just added a new perk, the Early Investor Bonus:
Everyone who has invested so far in this round will now get an additional 15% return on their investment before the producers begin to get their share.
And this will also apply to anyone who decides to invest during the rest of this round — which closes on July 11th. This perk applies to anyone who invests $100 or more. (Hey, that's every investor!)
Yes, you heard right — all investors this round now get 115% return on their money first.
So if you’ve been thinking about investing, or increasing your current investment, you now have 15% more reasons to do it. We want to thank you for being an early investor and believing in our family Christmas movie.
This is just our way of celebrating a little Christmas in July!
"That's right, little boy, this paper says all investors now get 15% more return!"
IT'S ALL ABOUT THE PERKS
Perks have been updated as of June 29, 2017. There is now no limit to the number of investors who can claim a particular perk, and some perks have had their requirements reduced and so are easier to claim -- especially tickets to the premiere. (If you qualified for a perk before, you still get that perk.) If you did not qualify before, you may now qualify based on the investment you already made -- it's completely retroactive.
Of course, your investment may be increased should you desire to claim a higher perk. Your investment total is cumulative.
We made this change to reward all our early investors. We greatly appreciate your investment, and look forward to making this journey with you all!
Here's a random Christmas cat picture. I guess they got a scooter for Christmas.
Hello investors, and those following That Christmas Movie on StartEngine. We hope you're having a good summer so far, like this snowman family. (Now you know where snowmen and their families go in the summer.)
Just wanted to let you know that our campaign ends on July 11, so there are only 2 weeks left to invest!
If you're still on the fence about investing, or thinking of increasing your investment, here are four good reasons to become part of our filmmaking family:
If the video doesn't play for you, you can watch it here instead.
A cat (by the name of Parsley) plays a small but crucial role in the plot of the film, and we are delighted to announce that we have signed one of the most adorable cats on the internet to play the part of Parsley: Lil Bub!
Because Lil Bub is (a) adorable, and (b) has 5 million social media followers -- so we're not the only one who like her.
We're so excited that we made a special Lil Bub page to highlight her involvement in the movie. If you or someone you know is a cat lover -- then please send them here for more info.
Lil Bub is a special needs pet (you can find more about her here). So we're donating a portion of the producer's profits from the film to Lil Bub's Big Fund to the ASPCA. (BTW, this does not affect the investor's share at all.)
That Christmas Movie has exceeded their minimum funding goal and are continuing to accept investments through 7/11/2017.
Per their offering terms, and because their equity crowdfunding campaign has now exceeded the minimum funding goal by over 986%, they have decided to conduct a closing on 6/29/2017. If your funds have cleared you will have up until 48 hours prior to this closing to cancel your investment. If your funds have not yet cleared by this date, then you will be part of the next closing if and when your funds do clear.
We have begun the process of raising the limit to $1,070,000. Until that process is final, the investment page will show that "$100,000+" has been raised, even though more investor money is being added all the time, and the total continues to grow. We continue to accept investments, and all new investor money will go into escrow as usual.
So please continue to spread the word about our movie.
Our sincere thanks to all our investors.
-- David Willis
p.s. More exciting news to come soon!
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