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DIG DEEP The Pathway Beyond the NFL Draft - by Common Era Motion Pictures The Sponsorship Package | digdeepmovie@commonera�lms.com

YOUR PATHWAY TO MARKET EXPANSION Brought to you by The College Gridiron Showcase | www.cgsallstar.com


THE SHOWCASE

COLLEGE GRIDIRON SHOWCASE PLACES OVER 100 PLAYERS WITH NFL OPPORTUNITIES - RE-WRITES THE BOOK ON DEVELOPMENT

40 COACHES

OVER 100 COLLEGES REPRESENTED

186 COLLEGE SENIORS

100 NFL SCOUTS 115 PARTICIPANTS RECEIVED NFL OPPORTUNITIES APRIL 2018

the distribution sponsorship Addison, TX - This January over 150 prospective college seniors stepped onto the field at the Greenhill School in a suburb of Dallas to participate in a 6 day NFL Draft development camp to prepare for the upcoming draft in April at AT&T Stadium. Lead by former coach Jose Jefferson and veteran agent Craig Redd along with a coaching a support staff of over 40, 2018 proved to be the year NFL development training would be changed forever. Fast forward to the end of April in Arlington, Texas no one would have precipitated the outcome, out of the 150+ college seniors that participated in the draft 115 were awarded NFL opportunities. More importantly Executive Producer John Strawn and Common Era Films were present to capture it all.Like the groundbreaking films before it, DIG DEEP is bound to be the most successful Football/NFL film since Billy Bob Thorton lead Permian to a high school championship in Friday Night Lights.

why now? Today in sports media the emphasis on realism is greater than ever. While superstar 1st round picks will always have their share of hype, the audience has grown immune to dramatized success in over payed athletes that fizzle out only to disappoint.

DIG DEEP IS THE FUTURE OF DRAFT COVERAGE

FOLLOW THE LINKS THE NUMBERS FUNDING TIMELINE

THE TOUR CONTACT & FORMS

SPONSOR PACKAGES


the numbers

Join the team - grow your brand the cgs is your window into the nfl

In the last five years the way audiences view sports media has changed drastically. The graph below represents the gap in media rights and traditional TV rights holders currently. This growing gap shows the audience has moved toward digital and alternative mediums to consume TV, Live Sports and Film. HOW DOES THIS FACT EFFECT SPONSORSHIP? In a big way...When the primary medium for consuming media was traditional TV, it remained difficult for mid-size companies to compete with large fortune 500's and the prices they would spend to obtain worldwide exposure through TV. That has all changed. The largest tech companies including Apple, Google and Facebook all have adverting mediums built into every single content platform available for all to enjoy. The question then remains how valuable is the content for which

you have aligned your brand with? PLUG AND PLAY - DIG DEEP PROVIDES SPONSORS WITH A TURN KEY OPPORTUNITY. The College Gridiron Showcase, the event covered over the last 12 months, has a direct relationship with the NFL due to it's ability to produce a substantial number of players to the league year after year. When you become a sponsor of DIG DEEP you are directly cosponsoring the CGS. Our fan base consists of the same millions of NFL sports fans that watch games, specials and documentaries about players each year. This is your opportunity to get Billion dollar results without the 100 million dollar advertising budget. As we grow each year and each season we can only hope you do the same. JOIN THE TEAM - GROW THE BRAND


THE

TOUR

ONGOING FESTIVAL TOUR Beginning in late July 2018 Dig Deep will begin submitting to over 50 of the top film festivals in the United States and Europe. This is our foundation of audience approval, recognition and success. Numerous success stories have been birthed by a nationwide festival showing including;

just to name a few

~ "The Birth of a Nation" (2016) - $17.5 million from Fox Searchlight ~ "Little Miss Sunshine" (2006) - $10.5 million from Fox Searchlight ~ "Manchester by the Sea" (2016) - $10 million from Amazon Studios

SEPTEMBER 2018 VIDEO ON DEMAND RELEASE Our second pathway for distribution will be a digital release to iTunes, Google and Hulu for rental and buy options for consumers. This serves as both a revenue stream and record book four audience engagement with our film. Streaming companies like Netflix want to see we have a viable product with the consumer and proven value enough to buy our content. VOD distribution will run concurrently with our screening tour. A FEW QUICK FACTS: ~ Streaming revenue/VOD purchases for iTunes/google/amazon 2016; $18.68 Billion. ~ 800 Million - The number of iTunes users with a credit card on file. ~ 140,725 - The number of rental/buy customers needed to break even.

SEPTEMBER 2018 12 CITY THEATRICAL SCREENING TOUR

DALLAS/FORT WORTH ~ NEWARK ~ STILLWATER ~ AUBURN ~ HOUSTON MADISON ~ SAN ANTONIO ~ OXFORD ~ SAN DIEGO GREENVILLE ~ COLLEGE STATION ~ WEST LONG BRANCH

In September we will begin our nationwide screening tour in 12 college towns across the nation. At each city there will be a 3 day event consisting of the following. ~ Friday night - Meet the Team/Crew/Players Dinner and Cocktail reception. ~ Saturday morning/day - Rise of a Champion Leadership introduction conference. ~ Saturday night - DIG DEEP red carpet screening at local theater. ~ Sunday Morning - Multi Denomination, Faith & Football service.

NOVEMBER 2018 AMERICAN FILM MARKET Every September every major motion picture and streaming company descends upon Santa Monica, California to take part in the American Film Market, the largest film buying market in the United States. Common Era Films and Dig Deep will have a private conference room that week to network, pitch and sell Dig Deep to a major partner who will fund our subsequent years of production. This is crucial for big partners like Netflix, Amazon, HBO etc.


Tour Sponsors (All Cities) Official Motion Logo Intro in Official Movie Official sponsor branding on all Dig Deep Media including; - Website - All Media wall backdrops - Merchandise & Memorabilia 2 Tables of 8 (three course gourmet meal) with premium floor placement at every Screening city opening dinner (12) Speaking placement at Saturday Morning Leadership Conference Full double (two page spread) advertisement in printed event program Premium ad placement on digdeepmovie.com - 12 months VIP Gift bag placement at each screening opening event (250 bags) Company brand placement on all social media marketing Screening segment podium announcement "brought to you by..." Company logo on rolling video loop at screening venues Company marketing video promotion at leadership conference segments (video must be provided and approved by Common Era films)

TITLE PACKAGE $75,000

THE TOUR SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES


Tour Sponsors (All Cities)

THE TOUR SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES

Official Filmmaker Q&A Sponsor - Streamed Live on Vimeo/Periscope at all screenings (12) 2nd Tier sponsor branding on all Dig Deep Media including; - Website - All Media wall backdrops - Merchandise & Memorabilia 2 Tables of 8 (three course gourmet meal) with premium floor placement at every Screening city opening dinner (12) Filmmaker Q&A segment podium announcement "brought to you by..." Full Page advertisement in printed event program Ad placement on commonerafilms.com - 12 months VIP Gift bag placement at each screening opening event (250 bags) Company 2nd tier brand placement on all social media marketing Company logo on rolling video loop at screening venues 2 Custom Dig Deep 'Director's Chairs' signed by Dig Deep Cast Company 2nd tier branding placement at leadership conference

FILMMAKER Q&A PACKAGE $25,000


Tour Sponsors (All Cities)

THE TOUR SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES

Official Leadership Breakfast/Conference Sponsor - Taped Live on Vimeo/Periscope at all locations (12) 2nd Tier sponsor branding on all Dig Deep Media including; - Website - All Media wall backdrops - Merchandise & Memorabilia 2 Tables of 8 (three course gourmet meal) with premium floor placement at every Screening city opening dinner (12) 2 Hour Speaking segment at leadership conference. 3 Hour Breakout Session Room for company training. 11:00 - 3:00 Saturday, each location.** Sponsorship Ad Placement on ROAC.ORG - 12 months VIP Gift bag placement at each screening opening event (250 bags) Full Page advertisement in printed event program Company logo on rolling video loop at screening venues 10 Copies of 'The Making of Dig Deep' Coffee Table Book, signed by entire cast. Company 2nd tier branding placement at opening dinner. **Some locations may have differing breakout times due to availability, 3 hour min guaranteed

LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST AND CONFERENCE $25,000


THE TOUR SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES

Individual Screening Sponsors FILMMAKER LOUNGE

OPENING DINNER TABLES

$7,500 (Can be split by 3 companies)

$3,000 (25 Available, each table seats 8)

Official sponsor for the screening opener filmmaker cocktail lounge

3 Course Gourmet Meal, 5-star quality

Custom Media Wall for FL sponsors

8 tickets for Raffle Draft Giveaway

6 VIP Wristbands for all-inclusive bar

8 VIP Wristbands for all-inclusive bar on screening night

3rd tier ad Placement on digdeepmovie.com 12 Tickets to the Screening 6 Opening Night Dinner Tickets (3 Course Meal)

8 Custom Dig Deep Posters signed by the cast 8 Tickets to the Screening

VIP Gift bag placement at each screening opening event (250 bags)

EVENT PROGRAM SPONSOR

Quarter page advertisement in printed event program Company logo on rolling video loop at screening venues

$1,500 (1 Available) 2 Full Page Color printed ads or 4 quarter page ads

RED CARPET SPONSOR $3,500 (1 Available) Branding on the main media wall at the screening

4 Screening Tickets 4 Tickets for the Raffle Draft Giveaway 4 Opening Night Dinner Tickets (3 Course Meal) 4 VIP wristbands for Filmmakers Lounge (Screening Night)

4 Opening Night Dinner Tickets (3 Course Meal) 4 Screening Tickets 3rd tier ad Placement on digdeepmovie.com 4 VIP wristbands for Filmmakers Lounge (Screening Night) Social Media Marketing during screening week VIP Gift bag placement at each screening opening event (250 bags) Quarter page advertisement in printed event program Company logo on rolling video loop at screening venues

VIP GIFT BAG SPONSORS $750 (7 Available) "Gift Bags Sponsored by " branding banner at opening dinner 14 Filmmaker Lounge VIP wristbands for all-inclusive bar 14 Screening Tickets 3rd tier ad Placement on digdeepmovie.com Gift Bag Item placement


American Film Market -November 2018 The American Film Market provides the tools and opportunities for producers, distributors and sales agents to present their films and projects to 1,600+ Buyers from 80 countries - all gathered in one location and ready to do business. The American Film Market in Santa Monica is the largest buyers market in the US every year. This is where distribution, streaming companies and studios purchase films for their content block. Unlike a festival, this is an buyers conference for the sole purpose of deal making and film acquisition. AFM is crucial in our ability to sell buyers on our Screening Tour success and film marketability FACE TO FACE. As a AFM funding partner you will receive 2.5% of the pro-rata net profits from distribution and credited as an associate producer in the film. FUNDING DEADLINE Deposit:

June 13th, 2018

$4,500

2nd Payment

July 13th, 2018

$9,000

Final

August 13th 2018

$6,500

THE TOUR SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES

AFM PACKAGE - SANTA MONICA, CA

$20,000 - Exhibitor Office & Travel 1,600 Buyers from over 80+ Countries


THE TOUR SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES

Payment Schedule and Timeline

Tour

Jun-15

July-15

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Jan-15

Feb-15

Mar-15

Post-Production/Finals Sponsorship Deck Film Festival Submissions VOD Release 12 City Screening Tour American Film Market Film Festival Showings

May 1st Sponsorship Deck Opens

Aug 1st: Final Sponsorship Funds are due

July 1st Sponsorship Deposits are due

Security Deposits All tour sponsor packages require a $3,000 security deposit by July 1st to secure sponsorship. Remainder of balance must be paid no later that August 1st. City screening packages require a 10% security deposit upon signing. Remainder of balance must be paid by August 1st, 2018.


WHY BECOME A SPONSOR? Purpose Driven Sponsorship NFL sponsorship is a big business. Each year billions of dollars are spent aligning brands with athletes, teams and venues. The question remains; outside of sales, what message is a brand representing when they align themselves with a sports medium? DIG DEEP is not just a sports film, it is a catalyst that will change the way we value college athletes fighting for a professional career in sports.

The Right Time, The Right Place In 2018, we live in a time where value is placed on the experience not the result. Never before have audiences had access to new media content on a daily basis from a variety of sources. These things culminate in the audience having an very sophisticated palate for what is good television. Football documentaries typically fall into two categories; (1) historical storytelling of achievement. For example, Coach Don Shula's 1972 Miami Dolphins and their famed 17-0 undefeated season. The later, (2)the rags to riches story of one man who defied all odds to go on and become a superstar. While both subjects will live in my mind as eternal, today's narrative has changed. No longer does the audience put their faith in one figure, one contract, one dream fulfilled - while hundreds of others sit in the shadows only to see their struggle go unrecognized. DIG DEEP is the story of over 150 men and their courage to keep fighting regardless of rolling cameras, UNTIL NOW.

An unmatched opportunity for 2018/2019 DIG DEEP offers a sponsorship opportunity like non-other. For most small and mid-size companies the idea of aligning their brand with the NFL seems out of reach. Large companies like Miller Light, Pepsi and T-Mobile have large advertising budgets in the hundreds of millions, competing with them for sponsorship placement can be tough. Our film represents your opportunity to align your brand with over 150 College Seniors from more than 50 colleges. Did we mention 115 players received NFL opportunities? Sponsor our distribution tour and PLACE YOUR BRAND WITH THE MASSES.

Now is your chance to DIG DEEP.


CONTACT US JOHN STRAWN | Executive Director of Content - Common Era Films j.strawn@commonerafilms.com ~ 817.350.0985

JOSE JEFFERSON |Executive Producer, Founder - College Gridiron Showcase j.jefferson@commonerafilms.com

DAVID NILES WHITE| Senior Producer - DIG DEEP, Common Era Films d.white@commonerafilms.com

CRAIG REDD | Co-Founder, Director of Operations - College Gridiron Showcase c.redd@commonerafilms.com

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