The Hattie McDaniel Project

Hattie McDaniel Docu-Series

Despite her trailblazing accomplishments and ubiquitous presence, much of the legacy of Oscar-winner Hattie McDaniel is unacceptably unknown.  In a bold move and in partnership with some of entertainment’s leading figures, her estate has decided to share her complete story via a documentary series, accompanied by a storyboard/illustrative book, and in an official podcast.

Working Title: Worthy

Hattie TRIVIA: https://hattiemcdaniel.com/about-hattie/ 

Episode Previews: Coming Soon!


HOW  WE  WILL  HONOR  OUR  CONTRIBUTORS

No Donation
We realize times are difficult, and we want this project to be made to benefit everyone.  Even if you can’t financially contribute, please consider sharing this page on your social media!  Use the hashtag #HattieMcDanielSeries so we can track and express our appreciation for your support. 


$20 Donation
• Social Media thanks. Send a photo and tell us why you want to see this series made. We will share it to let everyone know who Hattie’s friends are! 
• Acknowledgement on “Contributors” Page of the Docu-Series website. 

$100 Donation
• Digital copy of the complete series upon release. 
• Memorabilia (as available: shirt, hat, poster). 
• Social Media thanks - Upon donation, send a photo and tell us why you want to see this series made. We will share it to let everyone know who Hattie’s friends are!
• Acknowledgement on “Contributors” Page of the Docu-Series Official Website. 

$500 Donation
• Podcast Guest on Official Hattie McDaniel Podcast. 
• IMDb “Thanks” Film Credit for the Docu-Series. 
• Acknowledgement on “Contributors” Page of the Docu-Series Official Website. 
• Social Media Promotion of your work, projects, story on official social media accounts at least twice over a year. 
• Digital & DVD copy of the complete series upon release. 
• Memorabilia (as available: shirt, hat, poster). 
• Advance invitation to purchase tickets for the series’ Red Carpet premiere to benefit charity. 

$1750 Donation
• IMDb “Line Producer” Film Credit on the Docu-Series. 
• Two (2) complimentary to Red Carpet premiere. 
• Podcast Guest on at least three (3) episodes. 
• A 30-min phone chat with a family member of Hattie McDaniel.  Ask questions and hear never-before shared stories from her own family. 
• Social Media Promotion of your work, projects, story on official accounts at least  six (6) times over a year.
• Autographed Storyboard Coffee Table Book. 
• Acknowledgement on “Contributors” Page of the Docu-Series Official Website. 
• Memorabilia (as available: shirt, hat, poster). 

$5,000 Donation
• IMDb “Associate Producer” Film Credit on the Docu-Series. 
• Interview as part of Behind-the-Scenes “Producers Interview” for bonus feature & project special. 
• Invitation to interview on TV/News/Press interviews as the project’s Associate Producer.
• Six (6) complimentary tickets to Red Carpet premiere. 
• Podcast Guest two (2) episodes and opportunity to Co-Host a Season. 
• A 30-min phone chat with a family member of Hattie McDaniel.  Ask questions and hear never-before shared stories from her own family. 
• Social Media Promotion of your work, projects, story on official social media accounts every month until premiere or for a full year (whichever is longer). 
• Autographed Storyboard Coffee Table Book. 
• Acknowledgement on “Contributors” Page of the Docu-Series Official Website. 

$20,000 Donation
• IMDB “Producer” on Docu-Series and in Film Credits. 
• Private Preview Screening with Hattie McDaniel estate representative(s) for you and 10 friends.  
• Interview as part of Behind-the-Scenes “Producers Interview” for bonus feature & series special. 
• Ten (10) complimentary tickets to Red Carpet premiere. 
• Participation in red carpet premiere as a Q&A Panelist Speaker.
• Your own Biography page on the Official Website.
• Podcast Guest multiple episodes and opportunity to Co-Host a Season. 
• Be a Film Festival Panelist or Speaker at accepted film festivals.  
• Autographed Storyboard Coffee Table Book. 
• Social Media Promotion of your work, projects, story on official social media accounts every month until premiere or for 2 years (whichever is longer). 
• Invitation to interview on TV/News/Press interviews as the project’s Producer.

$100,000 Donation
• IMDB “Executive Producer” on Docu-Series
• Named producer for submission of an Emmy Award, Golden Globe, Youth Oscar or Academy Award, and share taking the stage in an award win!!
• Private tour of either: Hattie’s Hollywood home, childhood home(s), a Gone with the Wind premiere theater, or another historical landmark together with an Estate representative(s) or McDaniel family member(s). 
• Special recognition at a Private Luncheon or Party with cast members and series participants. 
• Named in Press Releases for the series. 
• Interview as part of Behind-the-Scenes “Producers Interview” for bonus feature & project special. 
• Opportunity to Co-host red carpet after parties for a private screening, premiere, film festival, or awards show.
• Twenty (20) tickets to attend the Red Carpet premiere.  
• Private "Preview" Screening with Hattie McDaniel estate representative for you and 10 friends.  
• Podcast Guest and and opportunity to Co-Host a podcast Season. 
• Panelist or Speaker at Red Carpet premiere. 
• Panelist or Speaker at at Film Festivals. 
• Your own Biography page on Official Website.
• Autographed Storyboard Coffee Table Book.
• Social Media Promotion of your work, projects, story on official social media accounts every month until premiere or for 2 years (whichever is longer)
• Invitation to interview on TV/News/Press interviews as the project’s Executive Producer.


HATTIE MCDANIEL ESTATE
Official Website: www.HattieMcDaniel.com


“Risks and Challenges”

There is no guarantee the project will be as the Series Creators want it to be, but it won’t get going at all without help.  The more funds raised - the better the project will be.  Items involving live events will be determined based on the numbers & science, for the safety of attendees and the community, as well as the availability of all such opportunities. There are no guarantees for live events impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.  Making a project is a long process.  Production & Release dates to be determined.

  • Susan Butler 
    • $10 
    • 12 mos
  • James Murray 
    • $100 
    • 21 mos
  • Adelynn Spoon 
    • $20 
    • 24 mos
  • Patrice Perrone 
    • $55 
    • 25 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 25 mos
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Organizer

Kevin John Goff (Hatties Great-Grandnephew) 
Organizer
San Diego, CA

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