The Last of the Shrimp Fishermen

by Ana Marija Ramić in United Kingdom

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On 9th February 2021 we successfully raised £6,015 with 91 supporters in 56 days

A documentary following Günther,a fisherman and his horse Martha as they carry on the legacy of a dying practice-shrimp fishing on horseback

by Ana Marija Ramić in United Kingdom

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Internationale Broederschap Het Gulden Vlies 5th February 2021

The knights of the Head Chancellery of the " International Brotherhood 'Het Gulden Vlies' " are delighted that young enthusiastic people from the United Kingdom are showing an interest in the intangible cultural heritage in Europe, and more specifically in the craft of 'Shrimp fishing on horseback' in Oostduinkerke in Belgium, which is recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage of Humanity. We wholeheartedly support these young people who, by making a film, through various film festivals worldwide, introduce people to this beautiful piece of recognized heritage.

Koninklijke Orde van de Paardevisser 3rd February 2021

The Royal Order of Horse Fishermen of Oostduinkerke is delighted that young people from the UK are so enthusiastic about the horse fishermen and that they will make a film which will be presented at various film festivals around the world. It is a pleasure that we are able support this project.


This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£15 or more

Early access to the film + social media BTS

Once the film is completed, you will receive a private digital link to the final cut. As well as, you will be added to our Instagram Close Story. That way you can get a closer look at our preproduction, filming, and post-production. If you don't use Instagram, we will add you to our mailing list. We would love for you to join us on this adventure!

£5 or more


A little goes a long way :) Thank you so much for your help and support.

£10 or more

Feed a member of the crew

As students, we are used to compromising on our food menu, but as our research and shooting days require a lot of focus, hard work, and energy, we need some good substantial foods to fuel us. By donating £10 or more we can upgrade to healthier catering! Thank you for helping out.

£25 or more

A signed poster and personalized thank you note

By donating £25 or more, you will receive a physical or digital poster signed by the crew and Günther himself. As well as a personalized and handwritten thank you note from us, to show how much we appreciate your support! You will also be added to our BTS list, be that by mail or social media, and a private link to view the documentary once completed.

£35 or more

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Get our tote bag and a postcard from Belgium!

Get our tote bag and a postcard from Belgium, handwritten with love! You will also be added to our Behind the Scenes list, as well as receive a private link once the film is completed.

£50 or more

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T-shirt or a bucket hat!

We made some cool merch! There is a limited quantity so be quick- grab a T-shirt or a bucket hat and show off the cute shrimp. You will also be added to our Behind the Scenes list, be that by mail or social media, and a private link to view the documentary once completed.

£100 or more

Our Special Cookbook

Belgium is a land of many tasty things that we would love to share with you! This booklet will include Günther's personal and secretive shrimp recipe! Alongside a tasty waffle recipe and some other crew's delicatessen: Malva's Swedish Cinnamon Buns, Onur's Turkish Burek, Oliver's Key Lime Pie etc. You will also be added to our Behind the Scenes list, be that by mail or social media, and a private link to view the documentary once completed

£200 or more

Belgian Gift basket

If you donate £200 you will receive a gift basket filled with some famous Belgian chocolates, beer, waffles and our Little Belgian Cookbook. As well as a digital copy of the film, handwritten thank you note and you will be added to our BTS list for exclusive content.

£250 or more

Executive producer+sponsorship

As this film will be sent to film festivals around the world, with this reward you'll be given the opportunity of having your business logo advertised in the credits while becoming an official business sponsor to the film. All other rewards will be included with this reward as well.

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