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Civilization On Trial

  1. 1. presents Rockford Productions Ltd.
  2. 2. Civilization on Trial The Television Series
  3. 4. <ul><li>We are now </li></ul><ul><li>at a </li></ul><ul><li>crossroads </li></ul><ul><li>of </li></ul><ul><li>civilization </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>We face enormous threats </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Terrorists </li></ul><ul><li>Dictatorships </li></ul><ul><li>Religious Fanatics </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>A rising culture of death </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>The western world is </li></ul><ul><li>paralyzed to act </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Western citizens are </li></ul><ul><li>either ignorant of the </li></ul><ul><li>facts or powerless to </li></ul><ul><li>effect change </li></ul>
  9. 10. Rockford Productions Ltd. and 12 Tribe Films Foundation want to change that
  10. 11. Introducing: Civilization on Trial The Television Series
  11. 12. It will be: 78 original television shows
  12. 13. Broadcast over 3 years
  13. 14. To Explore and Expose cultural threats
  14. 15. To Produce and Propose people-backed solutions
  15. 16. To Enable and Empower people to effect change
  16. 17. To Impact and Influence our global destiny
  17. 18. To be Produced by an Experienced Team of Entertainment Industry Experts <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Herb Bernstein, Executive Producer </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Successful businessman and executive in diversified fields in the industry including concert promotion and talent management. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Allan Greenblatt, Executive Producer </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Executive Vice President and C.O.O. for IL Film Distributors Ltd, with vast experience in distribution of theatrical media, for all means of home entertainment, commercial television, wireless and internet. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 19. To be Produced by an Experienced Team of Entertainment Industry Experts <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Carl Percal, Production and Distribution </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>25 years of media experience including founding, producing, and directing the North American operations for Jerusalem On-Line, an English weekly language public affairs television program based in Israel. Member of the Israel Film and Television Producer's Association and the Israel Academy of Motion Pictures and Television. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Linda Haas-Shapira , Director </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Seasoned director of various Israeli news programs, including IBA news, Late Night News, Summer Olympics 2000 and Zap live teen broadcast. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Michael Greenspan , Host and Moderator </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Broadcast journalist, film-maker, and writer. Michael has been awarded the Gold Medal of the International Film and TV Festival of New York, and the Embrace Foundation's Media Award. He served as a Jerusalem and Middle East correspondent for CNN throughout the 1980s, reporting from various areas in the Middle East. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Moderated by an Experienced Host
  20. 21. A TV series together with a website and a blog
  21. 22. <ul><li>thus using </li></ul><ul><li>the complete range </li></ul><ul><li>of mass media </li></ul>
  22. 23. to disseminate factual information that gets little attention in today’s media
  23. 24. IRAN
  24. 25. Radical governments of Iran have turned Islam into a religion of hate and violence
  25. 26. Iran openly threatens to use nuclear weapons to destroy Israel and anyone who supports Israel
  26. 27. Iran supports terror attacks throughout the world
  27. 28. Iran uses intimidation to prevent democratic dissent
  28. 29. ISRAEL
  29. 30. Israel is the reliable ally of the United States in the Middle East
  30. 31. Israel is the only democracy in the Middle East
  31. 32. Israel has demonstrated its readiness to make sacrifices for peace
  32. 33. Israel was founded on an ancient tradition of Justice and Equality before the law
  33. 34. Civilization on Trial The pilot will be filmed in the first quarter of 2008 in Israel
  34. 35. Structure “ Reality” TV
  35. 36. <ul><li>Featuring </li></ul><ul><li>Policymakers </li></ul><ul><li>Think-tank representatives </li></ul><ul><li>Media watchdogs </li></ul><ul><li>etc. </li></ul>
  36. 37. Season 1 <ul><li>Expose Iran’s global terrorist network </li></ul><ul><li>Explore a future of a nuclear-armed Iran </li></ul><ul><li>Propose real-world solutions for ordinary people </li></ul>
  37. 38. Seasons 2 and 3 <ul><li>Complex Histories: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Role of the U.N. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Middle East and Israel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Anti-Semitism </li></ul></ul>
  38. 39. Interactive Tools <ul><li>News Magazine and E-Zine </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Video and MP3 Access </li></ul><ul><li>Fostered online community </li></ul>
  39. 40. Fundraising Goal to Produce the Series $4,000,000
  40. 41. <ul><ul><li>Donors become members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>who will vote </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>on the issues raised </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>within the show </li></ul></ul>
  41. 42. At this stage we ask only to list your organization as a sponsor
  42. 43. Rockford Productions Ltd.   Herb Bernstein Thank You
  43. 44. Herb Bernstein: Executive Producer 455 Route 306 #2114 Monsey, NY 10952 Toll Free #: 1-888-861-3261 [email_address] skype: H.B.Rockman Rockford Productions Ltd. Contact Information <ul><ul><li>Supportive Organization: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>12Tribe Films Foundation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Avi Abelow: Founder and CEO </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>US Tel: 1-718-577-1390 </li></ul><ul><li>US Fax: 1-718-303-9957 </li></ul><ul><li>Israel Tel: 972-524-519-609 </li></ul><ul><li>Skype: 12Tribe Films </li></ul>