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Last Call: The Specs Film needs to raise funds for the remaining production, editing and finishing costs. In round figures, editing will cost approximately $75,000; the remaining production expenses including interviews and visuals, approximately, $15,000; and finishing costs, including animation, archival rights, sound mix, music, etc. will cost $135,000. Our team has a track record of bringing films successfully across the finish line, come hell, high water, or the last call.
Categories of Support
for Last Call : The Specs Film
Categories of Support range from major donors to standard contributions on this list.
$25,000 Platinum Donors
PLATINUM DONORS to the project will receive on-screen sponsorship credit including: company logo, tagline and url for a duration of no greater than fifteen seconds (15) in descending order of contribution level. All sponsorships are pre-approved to ensure compliance with PBS and Public Television broadcast standards. PLATINUM DONORS also receive a limited edition 22” x 30” archival pigmented print of an historical portrait of Specs Simmons, signed and numbered, a Specs’ Last Call T-Shirt designed by producer/director Elly Simmons, a Specs’ coffee mug designed by artist & Specs’ bartender Michael Grim, and five DVD’s of the film. CAN’T BEAT THIS ONE!
$15,000 Gold Contributor
Gold Contributors receive on screen sponsorship credit, a piece of San Francisco Historical Memorabilia from Specs Simmons’ private collection, a 22” x 30” archival pigmented print of an historical portrait of Specs himself, a Michael Grim Specs’ bartender coffee mug, as well as a DVD of the film. A CELEBRATION IS IN ORDER!
$10,000 Silver Contributor
Silver Contributors will be honored with a special private evening at the colorful and bizarre warehouse of Last Gasp Comics, hosted by Publisher Ronald Turner, good for six people, a collection of ten Last Gasp books will be gifted, food and libations will be served and you will meet some of the Last Gasp Comics artists and authors, as well as receive a DVD of the film. WILD!!
$5,000 Anti-Fascist Supporter
Anti-Fascist Supporters will receive a 22” x 30” archival pigmented print of “Little Richie Fighting Fascism” by artist/film director and Specs’ daughter, Ms. Elly Simmons as well as an archival pigmented print of the Spanish Civil War poster on the wall of Specs, and a private screening at Specs’ bar of films by Specs’ patron filmmaker Dominic Angerame, founder of Canyon Cinema, and a DVD of the Specs film. KEEP FIGHTING THE GOOD FIGHT!
$3,600 Mensch of Film Arts
Mensch Supporters will receive an archival pigmented print of “Little Richie Fighting Fascism, a Beer Can Yarmulke by Specs regular, artist, writer & bartender Jack the Hat, a Michael Grim coffee mug and a DVD of the film. L’CHAIM!
$2,500 Political Activist
Political Activists will receive a collection of books and posters by politically active Specs’ regulars, including past Poet Laureate of San Francisco, Jack Hirschman, current Poet Laureate of the United States of America Juan Felipe Herrera, internationally exhibited artist Elly Simmons, San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguia, as well as a DVD of the film. QUE VIVA LA HUELGA! $1800: Last Call: Stories of Love, Lust and Loss Supporters
Last Call supporters will receive a signed limited edition print of “Hope” by artist/producer Elly Simmons, a Michael Grim Specs’ anniversary party limited edition print, signed and numbered, and a collection of poetry books by Specs regulars, as well as a DVD of the film! HOPE IS ETERNAL!
$1,000 Poet Laureate
Poet Laureate supporters will receive a collection of five signed poetry books by Specs regulars from the Wednesday night writers group, an 11” x 14” archival pigmented print of a work by Specs’ regular poet and artist Agneta Falk, as well as a DVD of the film. POETS LIKE TO SHAKE UP A JOINT!
$720 Master Printer
Master Printer supporters will received a fresh off the press! limited edition 22” x 30” archival pigmented print by Specs’ regular poet and artist Francisco Orrego, one signed book of poetry by Jack Hirschman as well as a DVD of the film. WE SUPPORT OUR KICKASS ARTISTS!
$500 Patron of the Arts
Patron of the Arts supporters will receive an archival pigmented print of “Pomegranate Tree of Life” by artist and film producer/director Elly Simmons and a DVD of the film! WE LOVE THE GOOD ONES!
Angels of the Specs film will receive an 11” x 14” archival pigmented print of the work by artist Elly Simmons entitled “Pink Angel” as well as a Michael Grim Specs coffee mug and a DVD of the film. YOU SWEETIE PIE!
$120 Union Made
Union Made supporters will receive three union buttons, a Specs’ Bar union printed T-Shirt, one drink at Specs’ Bar, and the DVD of the film. THERE ONCE WAS A UNION MAID!
$50 Specs' Regular
Specs Regular film supporters will receive a free drink at Specs! You still must tip the bartenders! WE LOVE OUR REGULARS!
and we will take anything under as well, we do not discriminate!