A great deal of thought and care has gone into this short film about a sinister mermaid. Earn premiums handcrafted especially for you!
Please help me raise completion funds for this surreal horror short about a sinister mermaid that lures a young man to his doom. I've been in preproduction on "Fiji Mermaid" for about a year, designing and building everything from the movie poster to the monster makeup, props, special effects, setpieces, a stop motion model, even the T-shirt the protagonist wears. In that time I've assembled a fantastic cast and crew, and finally our production is underway.
This is a low-budget movie, but what we lack in budget we’re making up for in creativity and hard work. So far we’ve had a shoot at the Chesapeake Bay, and an underwater shoot in a pool, both featuring makeup and special effects. Much remains to be filmed, including a studio shoot with a beautiful naked mermaid, a location shoot on Coney Island, a stop motion monster, and a painted animation sequence of a sideshow banner come to life.
"Fiji Mermaid" is being filmed in a widescreen 16mm format and edited in HD, so a big part of any money raised will go towards film, development and telecine, a high-resolution film scan. I live and work in Virginia, so it would also help bring my cast and crew to Coney Island to film for a few days. Any pledge would be much appreciated, and in return I am offering some seriously awesome premiums, as detailed in the above video! Thank you,
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pledged of $5,000 goal
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Nov 17, 2010 - Dec 15, 2010 (28 days)
Pledge $25 or more
and receive a gorgeous 18 x 24" Fiji Mermaid movie poster (pictured)
Pledge $50 or more
and receive the movie poster plus a DVD or Blu-ray of the finished film (will include other short films- see video!)
Pledge $100 or more
and receive the movie poster, DVD or Blu-ray, plus I'll silkscreen a Muskrat Skull T-shirt, like the main character wears, for you in your size!
Pledge $250 or more
and receive the movie poster, DVD or Blu-ray, Muskrat Skull T-shirt, plus an original hand-pulled Fiji Mermaid etching.
Pledge $500 or more
and receive the movie poster, DVD or Blu-ray, Muskrat Skull T-shirt, original etching, plus your name in the movie's end credits.
Pledge $1,000 or more
2 backers Limited (23 of 25 left)
and receive all of the above, plus.... a one-of-a-kind Fiji Mermaid, handmade especially for you! This is an amazing premium- please watch the video!