An Honest Liar: The Amazing Randi Story

19-01-2013

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A film about The Amazing Randi that will show how easily our perceptions are fooled – by magicians, con men, and even documentaries.

An Honest Liar profiles the colorful life of famed magician turned professional skeptic James “The Amazing” Randi as he embarks on a series of public crusades to expose America’s psychics, faith healers and con artists with religious fervor. But you never know whether to trust a master deceiver - and there's more to Randi's life than meets the eye.

Thanks for checking out our project! We've spent over a year working on this film, but we need your help! Randi is a fascinating, funny, and brilliant man with a great life-story to tell, and it's still unfolding. We're honored to be making this documentary about Randi and his great accomplishments, as well as about the dramas and behind-the-scenes stories of his life.

You can help fund our film and spread a call for reason and critical thinking and save the world from falling back into the Dark Ages!

If you'd like to see more of what's to come, you can view an extended trailerhere.

We need your help!

We need to raise at least $148,000 to fund the most important part of the production of the film.

The funding of this campaign is essential to enable us to: finance the filming of multiple important upcoming events with Randi (5-6 separate shoots) as well as a number of key interviews around the country that still need to be done, cover the costs of filming of key cinematic recreations of events, pay for a composer to score the film, and hire an archival researcher to help find and gather all of the great archival footage we need.

Of course, our goal is the minimum we need to proceed, but more than that will help us to go further in completing the film. Additional funding would allow us to continue into post-production and would contribute towards the very costly needs of audio mixing, color-correction, and the final online. Additionally, exceeding our minimum goal would allow us to increase the quality of the production values in the film (animations, recreations, music, title graphics, and more). Every little bit counts, so we really appreciate whatever you can help us with!

Our heartfelt thanks for your interest, and please consider supporting us in other ways as well, like posting or passing along links to this Kickstarter page, our facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/AnHonestLiarDoc), and our website (www.anhonestliar.com) to everyone and everyplace you can!

Sincerely,

Justin Weinstein & Tyler Measom

Authors
Justin Weinstein
Publication date
19-01-2013