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USA Knights 2018 Video Project

$315 of $6,640 goal

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The USA Knights are heading to the International Medieval Combat World Championships in Scone, Scotland, and we want to tell their story!

Full-contact medieval armored combat is the toughest and fastest-growing sport in the world today, and th USA team is one of the top challengers for the title this year! Zorikh Lequidre and Brad Blackmon are combining their talents and experience to create a video documentary f the team's journey to glory that will bring all the excitement and intensity home! It will be the next best thing to being there!

Zorikh Lequidre (AKA "Captain Zorikh" produced fought with the team in its first three years and produced the first two documentaries of the team at the world championships. Brad Blackmon is fightin on the team this year and beings his award-winning, professional video production experience with him. Together these two fighters and filmmakers will give a real insider's perspective on what it is like to be with the team on this journey. This video will give unprecedented depth to the subject giving the public a new appreciation for this sport that we love!

The video will be available from the producers, through Amazon.co, and other public sales venues, and intends to be listed on IMDB.

The his fundraiser will help cover the travel and production costs  for this video. We are looking to bring two videographers, international photojournalist Tadej Znidarcic (who was the lead camera person for "American Knights 2015) and Vitor Fraga (Who recently produced a mini-doc of the NYC team of the Armored Combat League) to to most of the camerawork, while Brad, Zorikh, and other members of the team will be shooting whatever they can.

Brad and Zorikh will edit the footage, with the final product targeting a release date by the end of the year.

The funds raised will be used for airfare, hotel costs, food, batteries, memory chips, and the other expenses of production, video editing time, dplication and distribution of the final product, and the cost of the "perks" that are being offered to the supporters of this project.

And we will have lots of valuable "perks" for those who help us reach our financial goals. These will include copies of the video, T shirts and hoodies, postcards from Scotland and much, much more! Keep an eye on the funding options on the right of the page, ans more perks will be added soon!

If you have a business that targets people who love medieval history, medieval  combat, medieval fantasy adventure, and hard core fight sports, corporate sponsorship is also available!

So Watch This Space for more details, including videos about the team as it prepares, and find out how much this sport means to the participants, and this project means to us who are making this video.

 

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Tickets are bought for Vitor Fraga, our lead cameraman to go to Scotland!
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I have just posted my first new video in connection with this project. Derrick Flitcroft is a rookie to the USA Knights team and is making his first trip to the world championships after impressing people with his strength and aggression on the field. We caught up with him after a match between the NY Sentinels and the Huntington Hellequin in NYC recently...
Derrick Flitcroft interview
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Here are the final championship rounds of the New World Cup in NJ last year. Many of these men and women will be going to the world championship and will appear in this project!
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Here is the 2015 10-man team in action from "American Knights 2015." This team was largely made up of new members of the team. I wonder what this year's rookies are like, and how they will do. Unlike my teammates and I when we started in 2012, today's fighters have the experience of those who went before them from which to learn!
USA Knights 10v.10 in 2015
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$315 of $6,640 goal

Raised by 3 people in 1 month
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THANKS!
Every little bit counts! Your name will be listed in the credits of the final video, all promo, highlight and clip videos, and on the website.
$10
Freeman1
In addition to our thanks and your name in the credits, we will send you a signed postcard from Scone, Scotland, the site of the 2018 IMCF world championships!
$25
Noble 1
This is the basic level. You get our thanks, a postcard, and name in the credits, plus a copy of the final video project.
$35
Noble 2
Show your support! Get the post card and your name in the credits, and wear a specially-designed T-shirt!
$45
Knight 3
Own the trilogy! Get our thanks, the postcard, your name in the credits, this video project, and both "US Against the World" and "American Knights"!
$50
Knight 4
Watch and share! Get our thanks, the postcard, your name in the credits, and both the finished video and the T-shirt!
$65
Baron 1
At this level, combine the name in credits, postcard, T shirt, and all three videos!
$85
Baron 2
Keep your head warm as you show your support! Get the postcard, your name in the credits, the video, and the hoodie sweatshirt designed by Captain Zorikh!
$100
Earl 1
Let others show your support! At this level you get the postcard, name in credits, the video, the T-shirt, and your name listed on the back of all the shirts!
$125
Earl 2
Go big! At this level you get the postcard, name in credits, all 3 videos, the T-shirt, and your name listed on the back of all the shirts!
$140
Duke 1
Top-level nobility! Credit, postcard, T-shirt, hoodie, the 2 previous videos, and ten copies of this video, and name on all shirts IN BIG LETTERS!
$160
Corporate 1
Promote your biz and show the love! Get your biz name and website listed in the credits, on the shirts and the postcard, all three videos, and T-shirt!
$300
Royal Corporate
GO BIG! Get your biz name, logo, and website on all videos and all shirts, plus all other perks and 10 copies of the video!
$2,000
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