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The Weight

A project in Buffalo, NY by One of a Kind Films, Inc.

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A film by Adam Scheiner
Backers: 1121
Average Pledge Per Backer: $91

Funded: $102,313 of $100,000
Dates: May 20th -> Jul 29th (70 days)
Project By: One of a Kind Films, Inc.
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Latest News

We’re Over but it’s not Over: The last 24 hours and what happens next with rewards and the film

July 28th - via: kickstarter.com
While we are ecstatic about reaching our goal, there’s an old Yogi Berra saying that resonates more strongly in 2020 than perhaps any other year in modern history, “It ain’t over till it’s over.” Things happen and circumstances can change... (Read More)

It’s always Darkest before the Dawn

July 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello beautiful people, With our last update we showed you the “sizzle reel” (Its an industry term and yes I think it also sounds stupid) and at the end of that update I wrote it was after the making of it that I went through one of the darkest... (Read More)

Over $60k with less than 8 days remaining! Also an extremely humbling response from one of our backers

July 20th - via: kickstarter.com
With almost a week left... We've reached and passed the $60k mark! What helped us topple the mark?  An incredibly humbling and generous response from Pete Tarling, our good friend from down under in Australia.  To say we are in shock and deeply... (Read More)

The Weight - Sizzle Reel: How to make something out of nothing with your friends and family

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
A long one, but worth the read and you won't regret it when you watch the video at the end... I had lived in a bug infested apartment in LA with two of my closest friends from 2013 to 2015. The first year with Ryan Verbel, our award winning... (Read More)

Over halfway there with 11 days to go! PLUS more info about our STORY and REWARDS!

July 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Good Evening and Happy Friday, First, THANK YOU SO MUCH for getting us this far, especially with everything going on in the world during these CRAZY unprecedented times.  We believe we're doing something unprecedented too, but in a GOOD way that... (Read More)

Onyx Weightlifting Co. the maker of the best Weightlifting straps in the world, Casey Murray's straps

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
When thinking about what makes a character you have to think about everything.  With Casey Murray, we had to think about what his personality is?  How has it changed over the years?  What does he want in life?  What does he really want in life?... (Read More)

Are you Rogue? Because we are!

July 14th - via: kickstarter.com
For over a year we knew that one of the biggest challenges we had in the film was all of the bars, bumpers, and platforms which make up the props and set dressing of the gym and multiple competition scenes.  There were a few companies that could do... (Read More)

Casey Murray drinks Caffeine & Kilos and you can too!

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
We're so excited to announce that Caffeine & Kilos, the original "lifestyle brand" for Weightlifters, CrossFitters, Powerlifters and all things strength related will be featured in The Weight!!! And that's not all!  They're doing something for... (Read More)


July 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
A few People have asked us how they can become a Producer on the film and now you can finally make your dreams come true with the Producer Tier List! 3 Tiers Associate Producer -Associate Producer Credit on IMDB -Associate Producer Credit in movie... (Read More)

An Olympian, a Few Good Men, and a Strong Strong Friend!

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
You want to talk names?  Let's talk about some new names! American Record Holder, 2016 Olympian, and a Role Model if there ever was one, Jenny Arthur will be making an appearance lifting in the film. For years, Ben Claridad and Tom Sroka have been... (Read More)

The Phenom

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We're proud to announce that IWF Junior World Champion and Record Holder, IWF Youth World Junior Champion and Record Holder, Pan Am Champion and Record Holder, and USA Senior Record Holder, and just all around amazing human , THE Phenom, CJ Cummings... (Read More)

Two New Rewards!

June 16th - via: kickstarter.com
By an overwhelming response, we've decided to add a new reward!!!! For $75 US/$90 worldwide you can wear your support with "The Weight" hat coming in two different designs and three different styles (Snapback, Trucker, and Dad). That's not all, we've... (Read More)

Max Aita to serve as Technical Advisor for The Weight - Training Make Podcast

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
On yesterday's Training Make podcast, Adam and Zack talked to legendary JTS Coach Max Aita and made the announcement that Max will be the Technical Advisor for the film to insure complete authenticity. Go check it out!... (Read More)

First glimpse of Zack Telander in action! Exclusive Behind the Scenes footage

May 24th - via: kickstarter.com
As we're knocking closer and closer to getting $10k in our first week (Wow!  Thank you) we wanted to give you a little glimpse of some behind the scenes footage Casey Murray (Zack Telander) snatching 140kg during our test shoot at our good friend... (Read More)

SWAG! T-Shirt Designs - We want to hear what you think!

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Black Front SWAG, everybody loves it and we want to hear what you think and what you want!  Right now for a $100 pledge you get one of two options featuring Ben Claridad's custom drawing for the film!  All Tee's are Unisex and made with the super... (Read More)

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