THE SIBLING is a horror-thriller feature film starring Mischa Barton, Michael Clark Duncan, Devon Sawa, and Matt Willig.
Please help us finish The Sibling so it can be released!
Like all filmmakers, we started out to make a movie we would love. Matt Orlando wrote and directed a bloody, scary, thriller that has turned out much better than even WE anticipated. When we showed the final edit to other filmmakers their feedback surpassed our expectations and consequently, we now have the opportunity to have some really incredibly talented people (they’ve worked on The Devil Inside, Halloween, Halloween II, and The Devil’s Rejects) help us finish the sound, music, and VFX (visual effects). That is why we need your help!
We need to raise the funds to make the final payments for sound, music and VFX so we can release the film! Please help us by making a pledge, no matter how small or how large (thank you, thank you), so The Sibling can be released. We need the minimum to make this happen and anything over will go toward making the movie even better with more VFX.
THE SIBLING is a horror-thriller feature film starring Mischa Barton as Jessie, the down-to-earth school psychologist who attempts to help a troubled student named Eli (Jonathan Michael Trautmann), who is being bullied by classmates, while still grieving the loss of his older brother and protector.
What Jessie discovers while talking with Eli is shocking, disturbing, and almost completely preposterous. Is Eli really being bullied, is he looking for revenge—or is something much darker unfolding?
The film takes place during a single day and night at and around Middleton High School. Michael Clark Duncan plays the school principal. Devon Sawa is Travis, Middleton’s Sheriff. We’d have to call “Spoiler Alert!” if we revealed any more—and we really want you to be frightened and shocked when you see the film. You’ll just have to wonder: “What’s up with the bloody pig?”
We are fortunate to have a fantastic CAST:
Mischa Barton as Jessie (You know and love her from The O.C.; did you know that she also appeared in Notting Hill with Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant? And she was in The Sixth Sense with Bruce Willis.)
Michael Clark Duncan as Addison (We loved him in Armageddon, The Green Mile, Sin City, and of course, Kung Fu Panda)
Devon Sawa as Travis (You probably recognize Devon from the Nikita series, he was also in Final Destination, The Guilty and Slackers)
Jonathan Michael Trautmann as Eli (Jonathan is a young actor to watch—he’s appeared in television series Lie to Me, Southland, and Shameless and in the upcoming feature Hardcore Hearts; his performance in 96 Minutes was mesmerizing; he will is also in the upcoming release of The Philly Kid)
Stuart Stone as Nick (Stuart is both actor and composer: In 2 Dudes and a Dream he played Barry Swift and was the composer and music supervisor for the film. His next film Gearheads is in post production. Stuart recently released a new hip-hop album, “Return of the Stone Movement”)
Nick Jandl as Brandon (Nick has appeared in the Green Lantern, Solitaire, 27 Dresses and in television series Law & Order: LA and NCIS: Los Angeles.)
Matt Willig as Vince (Yes, he was Tank on The Young and the Restless. Matt has also appeared in The Benchwarmers and in the upcoming feature of The Employer. Matthew retired from the NFL after 14 seasons. He played for 6 teams: New York Jets, Atlanta Falcons, Green Bay Packers, St. Louis Rams, San Francisco 49ers and the Carolina Panthers. He played in 2 Super Bowl Games)
Alanna Romansky as Tammy (Alanna is gorgeous. She is also in the soon to be released film Gearheads)
Morgan Wolk as Dian (Morgan is also gorgeous. She appeared in Love and Other Drugs, I Am Number Four, and The Perks of Being a Wallflower);
Brenden Meers as Alex (Usually working behind the scenes, Brendan has been a PA on The Avengers, Abduction, Super 8, and The Perks of Being a Wallflower, in which is also plays “Senior Bully #2)
Annie Kitral as Bruja (Horror fans, you probably know Annie from My Bloody Valentine, she has also appeared in The Bridge to Nowhere, Dark Reunion, and Riddle)
The Sibling was written and directed Matt Orlando. Matt is a gifted filmmaker that you will be hearing from for many years to come. This may be your one and only chance to own memorabilia from or be a “producer” for one of his films. After The Sibling is released, you could probably sell the memorabilia on eBay for a major profit! (But we know you’ll keep it and treasure it—especially if you get the bloody clothes or pig!
Admit it. You go to a horror movie to be scared—to death! We do too! We want The Sibling to sound scarier and look bloodier. Help us do it. We need to make our minimum goal to pay our sound, music, and VFX people so we can release the film. Any funding over our minimum goal will help us make the film scarier. Please help! (Thank you, thank you!)How it works:
Kickstarter uses an all or nothing funding structure. A project must reach its funding goal before time runs out in order for any money to change hands. If time runs out before the goal is reached, no money will be taken from any donors, and the project will not be funded.
Please Note: Delivery date for all items will be July/Aug 2012 except DVDs.The film DVD will be sent within a week of when DVDs become available to us, before The Sibling mass release.
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Scarier Music! We will email you a “thank you” with a link to download The Sibling score! You could put it on a loop and play it all day, over and over… wicked!Estimated delivery:
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Frightened Screams! We’ll send you a DVD of the film and email you a “thank you” with a link to download The Sibling score. You can host your own screening party! Outside the US, please add $5 to your pledge.Estimated delivery:
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More creepy sounds! We will send you 2 of 6 selected 8x10 color stills from the movie! Ken Conrad, the editor, we’ll pull actual scary/bloody stills from the movie just for our Kickstarter supporters; no one else will have them. How cool will that be? If you want to receive the full set of 6, increase your pledge to $140 and we’ll send them all. Outside the US, please add $5 to your pledge.Estimated delivery:
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Gross looking blood smear! We will put your name in the “Special Thanks” movie credits! We’ll send you the DVD so you can freeze frame on your name and show all your friends. You will receive a copy of the script so you can act out the movie with your friends! Or read along while you watch the film. You will also receive all of the items in Pledge $50. Outside the US, please add $5 to your pledge.Estimated delivery:
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Chilling sound effects! We will send you one of the following: shoes and belts worn by Mischa Barton, Michael Clark Duncan, Devon Sawa, Stuart Stone and other major cast members with a certificate of authenticity signed by the producer(s) and you will receive all of the items listed in the $50 pledge. Outside the US please add $10 to your pledge.Estimated delivery:
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Creepy VFX! You will receive $50 one of the drawings used in the film with a certificate of authenticity signed by the producer(s). Each donor will receive a different and unique drawing. Wait ‘til you see them in the film and can show all your friends you have the original—with certificate of authenticity! You could frame it and hang it in your house or office, we will send all of the items in the $50 pledge too. Outside the US please add $5 to your pledge.Estimated delivery:
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Menacing Music! We have clothes—worn by the actors in the film! And each donor at this level will receive an article of clothing with a certificate of authenticity, signed by the producer(s). Can you imagine watching the film while wearing Mischa Barton’s sweater from the film or Michael Clark Duncan’s undershirt or tie? Talk about creepy! Plus you will receive all of the items in the $50 pledge level. Outside the US please add $10 to your pledge.Estimated delivery:
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Terrifying whispers! Special one-of-a-kind props and costume items such as the Sheriff’s badge with nametag, the purse used by Mischa Barton’s character, walkie talkie, signs, Eli’s notebook, the containers of poison—you’ll be the only one to have them whatever item you receive. You can act out scenes from the movie using the actual props! We’ll include a certificate of authenticity and we’ll give you all the items in Pledge $50. Outside the US please add $10 to your pledge.Estimated delivery:
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Bloody Shirt off our Back! That’s right, we will send you a bloody article of clothing worn by one of the actors in the film—bloody shirts, bloody pants, bloody shoes, bloody jackets with a certificate of authenticity signed by the producer(s). You will have the only one. Not sure what you will do with it, and perhaps its best we don’t know, but it can be yours! We will also give you all the items in the $50 pledge level. Outside the US please add $10 to your pledge.Estimated delivery:
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Bloodcurdling Screams! Mischa Barton horror film fans, this is a one-of-a-kind bloodied yellow sweater, bloodied white turtleneck, ripped black pants (custom made to fit Mischa), brown belt, bloodied shoes, all worn by Mischa in the film. There is only one set—you’d be the only one to have it! You could frame them all or put them on your own Mischa Barton mannequin and start your own horror museum. It’s up to you. We’ll include a certificate of authenticity signed by the producer(s). AND, we’ll send you all the $50 pledge items. Outside the US please add $20 to your pledge.Estimated delivery:
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We’re not screwing with you. In a school, weapons to protect yourself are hard to find—so you use what’s available. We’ll send you the prop screw driver wielded by Jessie (Mischa Barton) it in the film. This is not just an ordinary screwdriver; it is a special made movie prop. Watch the trailer and you’ll see Mischa carrying for protection. There is only one, so you’ll be the only person to have it. We’ll include a certificate of authenticity and all the items in the Pledge $50. Just think, you’ll be safe from intruders—movie intruders that is. Outside the US please add $10 to your pledge.Estimated delivery:
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We need more blood! The writer/director, Matt Orlando will call or Skype with you for 20 minutes (or more). You can ask him about the film or being a writer and director—whatever you want (we can’t promise he’ll answer every question but you will enjoy his responses). We will also send you all the items in the $50 pledge and a surprise costume or prop from the film with certificate of authenticity.Estimated delivery:
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Creaky rocking sounds! Check out the rocking chair in the video updates—it can be yours! We’ll even send you a cigar to smoke while you’re rocking (it will all make more sense once you’ve seen the film). It’s the only one. You can have your friends over to watch the film and you’ll be rocking and holding your cigar and certificate of authenticity signed by the producer(s). We’ll include all the items from Pledge $50 too. Outside the US please add $200 to your pledge—it’s big and we’re going to have to custom-make a box for it.Estimated delivery:
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Bloody Swine! You get the one and only realistic skinned bloody pig from the movie. You can display it or use it in your own movies. You will also receive a phone or Skype call from writer/director Matt Orlando- you can ask him why he put the pig in his movie. We’ll include a certificate of authenticity signed by the producer(s). We’ll also send you everything from Pledge $50. You have to watch the trailer again and see him. It’s creepy. Outside the US please add $200 to your pledge (sorry, but he is big and heavy!).Estimated delivery:
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Foreboding whispers and other voices! You and a guest will get to go in the Paragon Studios ADR stage and we’ll record YOU doing foreboding whispers and some of the dialogue from the film—this is the same ADR stage where some of the cast members from feature films Australia, Tooth Fairy, Country Strong, Nine, Stoker, The Paperboy, Trespass, Just Go With It, The Last Song, and many others have recorded. We’ll patch director Matt Orlando into the studio so he can “direct” your performance. You’ll meet the sound mixer and receive a tour of the studio. We’ll also give you a sneak preview of the film in the Paragon Studios screening room. You’ll receive The Sibling script, autographed by writer/director Matt Orlando and all of the items from Pledge $50. (Travel and accommodations not included).Estimated delivery:
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You’re a bloody associate producer! You and a guest will be our guest for a day in Los Angeles. Our sound mixer, Fred Paragano will give you a tour of Todd AO Studios where you will see where he mixed the film. He will also take you by Post Creations, our team who recorded Foley for the film. That night, you’ll have dinner with producer Phillip Glasser (a little trivia: Phil is voice of Fievel Mousekewitz in Fievel’s American Tails series) and actor Stuart Stone (see his credits above) and writer/director Matt Orlando. They will answer all your questions about the making of The Sibling and any other questions you might have about being a writer/director, producer or actor. They will give you an autographed copy of the script and we’ll send you all the items in Pledge $50. You’ll also receive an associate producer credit in the film and on IMBD. Seriously, you will be an associate producer! You’ll be set to go out and make your own movie or maybe work with us on our next…. (Travel and accommodations not included.)Estimated delivery:
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