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Immi the Vegan
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Immi The Vegan
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Immi the Vegan is a NZ comedy web series about an everyday vegan gal living in the heart of Auckland City. We have shot the pilot, but now we need to raise money to shoot the rest of Season 1!
Watch the pilot here!
The creator and star of the show, Immi Paterson-Harkness, came up with this concept after being sick of seeing vegans typecast as crazy people in nearly all comedies. She wanted to create a show that is funny for vegans (and relatable!), which is also enjoyable for people all the way along the dietary spectrum - thereby making veganism more "normal".
Making professional film is incredibly expensive. When you need to factor in payments to all the crew (director, director of photography, soundie, make-up, editor...), plus feed them all a hearty vegan meal, it adds up quickly. $6000 will enable us to shoot five more episodes, giving us a full season of SIX new, exciting, vegan comedic episodes. If we earn more than this then we can make even more!
We are happily overwhelmed by the AMAZING donations we have received from all our sponsors, which are the rewards for this campaign. Don't feel you need to limit yourself to just one!
Pledge amounts include freight and PledgeMe fees. ALL REWARDS ARE VEGAN-FRIENDLY.
Please visit our facebook page, follow us and share! www.facebook.com/immithevegan
The People Behind Immi the Vegan
Hi Everyone. A little about myself? I was born in the 80s, grew up on the Otago Harbour, but now live off K Rd in Central Auckland. I'm a musician and a writer, and now - strangely - an actor! I became vegetarian at the age of 10, and have been vegan now for 14 years. I'm a mum. I work at Angel Food as Office and Operations Manager. That pretty much sums me up!
Filming is underway!
04/07/2018 at 8:52 PM
Kia ora Pledgers!
Another quick update to let you know that filming of the Immi the Vegan web series is UNDERWAY! We filmed for six days last week, and will be filming for a further three days this weekend.
Keep up to date by checking out our facebook page, www.facebook.com/immithevegan
Thank you again, for all your support.
06/06/2018 at 10:10 PM
This is a super quick note to let you all know that we are going to film our series in a few weeks! Yaaayyyy! Thank you all for making this happen.
Those who chose the 'become an extra' pledge will be contacted soon, once we've finalised a couple of things.
We'll start posting stuff on our facebook page www.facebook.com/immithevegan, so keep your eye out for news.
WE MADE IT!
02/12/2017 at 9:37 PM
The campaign is over, and we made it to our goal - thanks to you!!
Thank you to every person who pledged! Your support has been amazing!
We now have a lot of hard work ahead of us - writing and pre-production, followed by the shoot in late January. I promise we'll make the best vegan mini-series we possibly can!
If you don't already, follow us on www.facebook.com/immithevegan to stay in the loop with what's going on.
Thank you to our pledgers!!
28/11/2017 at 6:10 PM
Two and a half days to go, and we are nearly there!! I wanted to express my thanks to each and every one of you for all of your support! (I hope you love the picture!) This campaign has been a journey, and now it's nearly over.
If you'd like to share this PledgeMe page with your friends, this is the time to do it! The clock is counting down, and we need to reach our $6000 goal to succeed.
THANK YOU SOOOOOOOOOOO MUCH!
22/11/2017 at 9:36 PM
Here's another groovy reward - a VIP invite to our launch party once it's all finished!
Thank you so much for your support so far. We're getting there...!
17/11/2017 at 11:04 AM
Yay! We've made it half way to our campaign goal! Thank you so much to all the people who have supported us by pledging so far!
Now we have 14 days to try and make the rest!
A new reward - be an Immi the Vegan extra!
08/11/2017 at 8:35 PM
Sorry for that rogue email that went out just now! I just wanted to let you all know that we have a new reward up! Be an extra on the set one day!! It'll be heaps of fun, and a cool experience for everyone involved.
That's all for now xxx
Thank you to all our pledgers so far!!
07/11/2017 at 4:26 PM
A quick update for you all! We are 5 days in to the Immi the Vegan campaign, and we have hit the 1/3 mark. Woohoo!!
Thank you SOOOO much for supporting this project. We are thrilled and excited and touched by all the support we have received so far.
We can't wait to start making the new episodes!
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"Woohoo! You made it! All the best Immi! "
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"Enjoyed the first episode!"
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"Go Immi! You are amazing! "
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"Good luck - hope you reach the target!"
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"Good luck :-)"
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"Good luck Immi! "
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"OMG, almost at the target amount! Come on kiwi humour lovers! "
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"Can’t wait to see some more episodes 😀"
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"Good luck! The pilot was great."