Blight Productions is creating
arts and culture non-fiction stories!

We are sharing the stories & inspiration behind some of the worlds most talented artists!

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A POSTCARD FOR YOU!
$250 per documentary video and podcast episode.
If you folks help us earn 250 bucks per video, every patron supporting us with $5 or more (per post) will receive a personal hand written thank you postcard!
A T-SHIRT CELEBRATION!
$500 per documentary video and podcast episode.
If you folks help us earn 500 bucks per video, every patron supporting us with $10 or more (per post) will receive an "I SUPPORT THE DOCUMENTATION OF CREATIVITY T-SHIRT (Not yet designed, but it will be awesome)!
THE LONG BEACH MUSIC SCENE!
$1,000 per documentary video and podcast episode.
If you folks help us earn $1000 per video, we will begin production of a new collaborative series with the Long Beach Independent about the amazing and vibrant music scene in Long Beach, California. Hopefully getting interviews with all of the local legends! (I will seek out interviews with some amazing local indie musicians, as well as, members of Sublime, Snoop Dogg, TSOL,  I may even attempt to make an episode about Spike Jones!)
THE ARTIST INITIATIVE!
$2,000 per documentary video and podcast episode.
If you folks help us raise 2000 bucks per video, we will begin production of an amazing series profiling the lives of the most amazing painters, photographers, illiustrators, sculptors, installation artists, video artists and experimental artists you will ever see!
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, LET'S FIND SOME ART!
$2,500 per documentary video and podcast episode.
If you folks help us earn 2500 bucks per video, we will travel to NYC, interview and document a plethora of amazing artists residing within its 5 boroughs. Which would include more amazing artists for "A FOOL'S IDEA", as well as, a variety of amazing fine artists for our "Artist Intitiaive" project.
BLIGHT GOES TO CANADA!
$3,000 per documentary video and podcast episode.
If you folks help us earn 3000 bucks per video, we will travel to Canada and produce a slew of amazing short documentaries about your favotite canadian artists!
THE HISTORY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN CLOWNING!
$4,000 per documentary video and podcast episode.
If you folks help us earn $4000 per video, I will begin production on an entire season of "A FOOL'S IDEA" dedicated to exploring the history of African American Clowning. This season will go deep, it will go to dark places, and it will take you on a journey through vaudeville to the present day. Featuring interviews with some of the most important African American comedians and clowns alive today!
THE HISTORY OF WOMEN IN CLOWN!
$5,000 per documentary video and podcast episode.
If you folks help us earn $5000 per video, we will begin production on an entire season of "A FOOL'S IDEA" dedicated to exploring the history of Women in Clowning. This season will go deep, it will go as far back as history records, and it will take you on a journey through 17th century to the present day. Featuring interviews with some of the most important female comedians and clowns alive today!
TIME TO CELEBRATE YOUR AWESOMENESS!!!
$6,000 per documentary video and podcast episode.
If you folks help us earn 6000 bucks per video, every single patron will be invited to an amazing party in the LA area (date,venue and theme yet to be determined)!
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About

Brian A. Bernhard is a multi-award winning (EMMY, TELLY, various festivals) digital media strategist, producer, director, shooter, designer, illustrator, editor; who has been working in professional broadcast television, movies, motion-graphics & web-video for over fifteen years.

He has created, produced, shot & edited many award winning television series, documentary projects, magazine shows, promotional packages, motion graphics and PSA's for clients such as: 20th Century FOX Studios, Dr. Mark Goulston, All Management Corporation, Plymptoons Studios, eCivis, CUNY TV 75, WNYE TV 25, ABC and many more.

Throughout his career he has interviewed & profiled hundreds of brilliant creative visionaries and has had the opportunity to pick the brains of some of the best minds in the world; as a result he has gained a unique perspective of life and professionalism in the creative production world.

Over the past few years he has also been building a massive documentary project about the world of physical comedy, vaudeville, circus and clown called “A FOOL’S IDEA”. When he is not producing inspiring documentaries about brilliant artists, he somehow finds time to continue drawing, painting, shooting photography, occasionally writing music, and making experimental short fiction films.

Location

Long Beach, CA, USA

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:HOW THIS WORKS:

If you enjoy our content and believe it to be worth supporting & would like access to exclusive content, please pledge $1 (or more) and receive exclusive gifts in exchange, including: on screen credits, deleted scenes, extra content, input on who's stories we tell and much much more!
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Please Join us as we explore the creative process through short-form arts and culture human interest documentaries featuring the most inspired visionaries we can find!

Blight Productions is an independent multi-award winning boutique media production company based in LA; we specialize in the documentation, education, inspiration and promotion of art, life and creativity.

Patreon is an amazing way for us to build a collaborative community inspired to create a transparent democratically funded public service; which can provide unique unfiltered inspirational short-form documentaries about visionary artists and creative ideas we think you should consider.

Basically, we cannot afford to produce new videos without your help. If you subscribe to us here on Patreon, you will get access to ALL of our videos not just the two most recent episodes.
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NOTE: As a way to help inspire significant positive change in the world; a percentage of the posting proceeds through this Patreon page will be donated to amazing charities either chosen by the current episodes' featured artist or voted on by our Patreon supporters!
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Please check out our "creator goals" to the left, and see how we plan to spend the money. Every cent you pledge helps to keep our series running!

If you still do not understand how this funding platform works, please take a minute to watch this video from the folks that developed the site. (CLICK HERE)

The main project we are currently focused on is "A FOOL'S IDEA", please visit the website for more information. http://www.afoolsidea.com/.

You can also explore the Blight Productions website and find some of the other award-winning projects we have done in the past. http://www.blightproductions.com/
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