News Patema Inverted Kickstarter Page Live
posted on 2014-05-02 12:31 EDT by Andrew Osmond
Anime Limited's Kickstarter page to create an "Ultimate Edition" of the feature film Patema Inverted is now live, with a goal of £16,000.
The Kickstarter aims to create an 'Ultimate Edition' unique to the UK. It would include a 136-page art book, a custom digipack, and other extras.
From the Kickstarter page:
For a film of this high quality, there are so many ways to create a deluxe edition. This Kickstarter campaign will allow us to go above and beyond even our usual quality in order to give fans in the UK the definitive edition of the film - a cut above even our normal high quality of release.
In short - this campaign will allow us to arrange and package Patema Inverted in the best possible way, which would not usually be commercially viable. It will also give you the chance to own the title before it hits general retail...
We're trying to create a new breed of product that goes above and beyond even our regular collector's format. The main risk of doing this, is that this kind of release would be simply beyond what is reasonable to just "put up on Amazon and see if it works". Our aspirations for this title go well beyond that.
If we were to release the definitive edition normally, i.e. via Amazon or other retailers immediately, the cost of the release would need to be about £84.99. That is simply too high, especially if we want to get this edition into the hands of as many fans as possible at a reasonable price point.
That's why we are proposing a 1,500 unit print run, every edition numbered, exclusive to Kickstarter with any remaining units leftover to be sold at a higher price via retail at a later date (SRP of £84.99).
In addition, we're trialling a new model of release that means if you support the Kickstarter for the amaray or regular collector's combi-packs, you'll get it before it hits retailers. So, if you support our attempt to make a cool release early you get your copy early.
The Kickstarter page details where the money would go. The tiered rewards, listed on the right on the page, include different editions of the Patema Inverted release, from an Amaray Blu-ray/DVD combo pack up to the 'Ultimate Edition' of the film.