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                            HELLO HORROR FILM FANS!

    

We want to make a creepy horror short film about CLOWNS! As lifelong horror fans, we are endlessly frustrated with how clowns are depicted in horror films. Clowns are usually shown as monstrous, yellow-eyed, sharp-fanged, dirty-haired, clawed up clowns in so many horror films, but the truly creepy circus clowns like Pennywise that infect your nightmares with their overly active smiles, sing-songy voices and exaggerated gestures.

WE WANT TO MAKE "NIGHT OF THE CLOWNS" SO WE CAN SHOW YOU HOW SCARY CLOWNS CAN REALLY BE!!!

Imagine you step into an Uber and the driver is a fully dressed circus clown. NOPE!

"WELCOME TO UBER! WHERE CAN I TAKE YOU?"
"WELCOME TO UBER! WHERE CAN I TAKE YOU?"

Imagine a knock on your door late at night and its a circus clown holding a bunch of balloons and waving to your through the peep hole. NOPE!

We have all been seeing these CREEPY CLOWNS IN THE NEWS lately. From the woods of North Carolina to the streets of Bakersfield to pubs of Northern England, these clowns have been scaring the crap out of people simply by being themselves, standing on the sides of roads and waving with big smiles. Wrong place, wrong time = total creepville!

Creepy Clown Sightings
Creepy Clown Sightings

That is what we want to tap into with "Night of the Clowns!" 

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A roller derby girl leaves practice one night with her teammates and as she makes her way home alone, clowns ensue! The most horrifying part is WHY they are there.                  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our story revolves around Sarah, a 27-year-old welder and artist, who recently broke up with her longtime boyfriend and moved into a new loft without him. She is starting a new chapter of her life, but continues writing her part in the roller derby team that she has been with for the past 5 years. Sarah was the one who walked away from her ex after she cheated on him. He still pines for her, but she knows that ship has sailed. She has always been strong like that. When it's done, it's done.

One night, after derby practice, Sarah says goodbye to her teammates and makes her way home alone. On her way, she notices a fully dressed clown standing on the side of the road holding balloons and waving to her. Driving several city blocks further, she sees another clown while at a stop sign. The clown sees her and starts walking briskly towards her, waving and clapping. She guns it out of there, leaving the clown jumping up and down in her rearview mirror.

Unsettled, she hastily makes her way to the industrial loft building she now calls home. Once inside, she bolts the door, checks her newly furnished space for anything odd and then settles in. She looks for the cat that has been coming around the past few weeks for milk, but it's not there tonight.

Pulling her sweaty derby gear off, she jumps in the shower to relax for the night. After the shower, she puts on a kettle of tea, but notices something has changed. The tea pot sits on the counter, not the stovetop like usual.

A knock on her door distracts her. Who is knocking this late at night? She makes her way to the peep hole and peers into the hallway only to find a fully dressed circus clown holding balloons and grinning from ear to ear with wide eyes while he bounces with a childlike giddiness.

What does he want? Where did he come from? And where are his clown friends from the streets?!?!?!!

Sarah will find the answers to all of these questions… whether she wants to or not!

 

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Behind-The-Scenes Access: videos, photos, blogs, etc.
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Shot Glass
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Re-Usable Sticker / Cell Phone Skin
Re-Usable Sticker / Cell Phone Skin

 

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T-Shirt - White

 

"Night of the Clowns" Flashlight Keychain
"Night of the Clowns" Flashlight Keychain

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

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WEBSITE: www.nightoftheclowns.com

E-MAIL:  nightoftheclowns@gmail.com

FACEBOOK:  https://www.facebook.com/nightoftheclowns

TWITTER: @nightoftheclown

INSTAGRAM: @nightoftheclowns

Independent horror films are quickly becoming the last bastion of independent film. These films are still free to express so many different ideas, emotions and expansive creativity that studio films are continually lacking. 

We need your help to make this project happen and help keep independent horror films alive!

Thank you so much for your help, consideration and for giving us the time to present this project to you! 

 

Risks and challenges

Filmmaking under any circumstance comes with hundreds of variables, which means hundreds of things that can go wrong every minute of every day of shooting. Making an independent film on a low budget presents even more challenges. On a tight budget, when one thing goes wrong it loses time and creates a domino effect that can quickly become a much larger problem.

As an example: If the costume gets damaged and needs repair, but is not ready when the lighting, crew and cast are ready to shoot, then everything is affected.

We are filmmakers many years and many different productions worth of experience and we know how to navigate problems when we work with capable, dedicated people. With the help of this funding effort we will be able to hire an experienced crew that knows how to overcome the specific obstacles that face productions of all kinds.

One of our biggest challenges is this initial campaigning effort to ensure we can make our funding goal!

THANK YOU so much for supporting NIGHT OF THE CLOWNS!

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    CLOWN-SIZED THANK YOU

    We will give you a big, clown-sized shout out thank you on all of our social media. Plus, we will send you a creepy clown digital greeting card that you can share with all your friends & family.

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    • SPECIAL CLOWN-SIZED THANK YOU SHOUT OUT!
    • HI-RES DIGITAL GREETING CARD - (“Every Day is a Smile”)
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    PRE-RELEASE DIGITAL DOWNLOAD OF FILM

    You can download the film before the rest of the world gets to taste our creepy clown brigade and get a fun clown computer desktop wallpaper to treat everyone at your office.
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    DVD OF THE FILM

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    DVD + POSTER

    Get the official "Night of the Clowns" DVD & the movie poster (12"x18"). AND you can follow along as we give you exclusive behind the scenes videos, photos and blogs as we move through production, post-production and film festivals!

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    PERSONALIZED CLOWN GREETING VIDEO

    Our Clowns will make a personalized creepy video greeting to one of your friends or family so that you can send it to them and thoroughly creep them out! (e.g. "Hi Kevin. I will be watching you sleep tonight!")

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    NIGHT OF THE CLOWNS FLASHLIGHT KEYCHAIN

    Make sure that if you spot any creepy clowns in your neighborhood, you have a flashlight on your keychain to identify and avoid them.

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    CLOWNS LOGO T-SHIRT & CANVAS BAG

    Get your official "Night of the Clowns" t-shirt and canvas tote bag so you are ready to join us on the film festival circuit!

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    "NIGHT OF THE CLOWNS" PLAYING CARDS

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    NIGHT OF THE CLOWNS SHOT GLASS

    Take this shot glass to your next party and drink your liquor in style.

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    CUSTOM MADE CLOWN CHARACTER POSTER

    Dress up your den or office with this custom, limited edition Barnum & Bailey-style clown character promo poster from our film. The prints are numbered and hand signed by the artist.

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    CUSTOM HAND-MOLDED 3" CLOWN FIGURINE

    Our clown character concept artist is hand molding these limited edition 3" tall clown figurines designed after the famous M.U.S.C.L.E. pink toy figurines from the 1980's.

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER LEVEL

    Become an Associate Producer on the film! Get the screen credit, IMDB credit and a real prop used by one of the clowns in the film.

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    • ASSOCIATE PRODUCER CREDIT ON FILM
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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER LEVEL

    Become an Executive Producer on the film! Get the screen credit & IMDB credit. We will even use a photo of you somewhere in the film and you can have a 20 mins. Skype session with the filmmakers.

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