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Kickstarter Lunch Meeting with Shout Factory President Garson Foos & MST3K Producer Ivan Askwith in LA

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Bid now for a strategic crowdfunding consultation lunch session with Garson Foos (President, Shout Factory) and Ivan Askwith (Producer, Mystery Science Theater 3000), and learn how they rallied fans around a Kickstarter campaign to bring back the cult comedy series that last aired in 1999. 

In 2015, fans of MST3K (known as "MSTies") united behind a record-breaking Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to reboot Mystery Science Theatre 3000 for a brand new, 14-episode season. The campaign brought together over 50,000 fans and raised over $6 million, becoming the highest-grossing Film & Television campaign of all time. This summer, it was announced that the new season will air on Netflix in 2017.

Donated by: Garson Foos and Ivan Askwith
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  • Valid for 2 people
  • Approximate duration: 1 hour
  • This is a private meet and greet.
  • The winner may take a photo.
  • The winner can take something small to be signed.
  • Event does not include an overnight stay.
  • Cannot be resold or re-auctioned.
  • To be scheduled at a mutually agreed upon date depending on availability of the donors.
  • Blackout dates may apply.
  • We expect all winning bidders and their guests to conduct themselves appropriately when attending an experience won at Charitybuzz. Polite manners and respect for the generous donor and adherence to any rules or parameters are a must.
  • Travel is not included.
  • Expires 1 year from the close of auction.
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Kickstarter Lunch Meeting with Shout Factory President Garson Foos & MST3K Producer Ivan Askwith in LA

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