About this project
NEW PERKS ADDED 2/4/15:
$2 - Digital Download - HIGH RES image of “Diapanous” !!
$5 - Kindle or Epub Digital Download of "The Strange Case of Dr. H.H. Holmes" Book:
$50 - 12" x 18" SIGNED Limited Edition Print "Serial Killer Culture" Poster. SIGNED by Filmmaker John Borowski, Dennis the Menace of Macabre, Collector Matthew Aaron, Joe Hiles of SK Central, Rich Hillen Jr. of The World Famous Crawlspace Brothers and Author Stephen Giannangelo.
$75 - THE BOROWSKI COLLECTION - All Signed by the Filmmaker!
$100 - TRIPTYKON LIMITED EDITION PRINT, 18” x 18”, Edition of 666. TRIPTYKON LIMITED EDITION PRINT, 18” x 18”, Edition of 666, - THIS WAS THE ALBUM ARTWORK painted by Vincent for TRIPTYKON’S, “EPARISTERA DAIMONES’ ALBUM!! For Triptykon and Celtic Frost fans (OR FOR ANY METAL FANS) this is a MUST-HAVE COLLECTOR’S ITEM!!! Print comes SIGNED TO THE BACKER BY VINCENT.
$500 - YOUR OWN PERSONAL SEAL PAINTING, 6” x 6", painted by Vincent in his blood.
YOUR OWN ORIGINAL SEAL PAINTING, 6” x 6", painted by Vincent in his blood. Seals are understood as powerful carriers of intent. Your Seal will be imbued with a specific intention based on your name, the date and time of your pledge.
Symbols are the universal language of the collective unconscious which evoke responses. Your Seal will embody an appointed aim, a 'charm' of goodwill for the backer, which will be painted on the backside of your Seal painting. Comes with Certificate of Authenticity.
Bloodlines: The Art and Life of Vincent Castiglia is a feature documentary film produced and directed by award-winning filmmaker John Borowski. The film focuses on artist Vincent Castiglia's inspirations and personal experiences. His work is singularly unique. For over a decade, he has painted exclusively in his own blood. Recently, there have been many requests by his collectors to have his highly specialized paintings created for them in their blood, so he has begun working on select projects (chronicled in the film).
The film also examines Vincent's troubled past and his overcoming the odds to become a world-renown, critically acclaimed artist. He has had the distinction of receiving his 1st solo exhibition by personal invitation from the late master, H.R. Giger. The exhibition hung for 6 months in the Giger Museum Gallery in Switzerland. Featured in the film, for the first time ever, is the in-depth process by which Vincent creates his artwork painted in human blood. Interviews with a wide range of collectors who own his work will also be featured.
The funding being sought for the production of the film includes in-person interviews with collectors of Vincent’s work across the US and throughout Europe. The funding will also be going toward several trips to New York City to interview Vincent in his studio, as well as post-production costs and perk-fullfilment costs.
The project came about when Vincent Castiglia posted an online survey asking for feedback regarding whether or not a reality show on his work was of interest to his followers, to which John Borowski replied: "You deserve better than a reality show that is sensational for a short time period but forgotten in the long run. You deserve a feature documentary film highlighting your life and the reasons behind why you create your art. A film will stand the test of time." Being very familiar with Borowski's work, he entrusted John to create a film about his life and works of art.
For the film’s musical score, Borowski looks forward to working again with longtime collaborator DC McAuliffe, who has scored four other films by Borowski.
Visually arresting and creatively daring, this documentary captures the life and times of a truly rare American artist who utilizes his own life blood to create surreal works of art. We look forward to your contributions and hope to make this project a reality.
PLEDGE ITEMS DESCRIPTIONS
22” x 30” or 11" x 14" Original Portrait Painting of the Backer by Vincent (in Vincent's blood):
Original Graphite Drawing - 11” x 14” :
“Feeding”, Hand-Embellished (by Vincent, in Vincent's blood)
Limited Edition Print, Signed, 24” x 16":
“Gravity”, Signed Limited Edition Print (edition 360), 18” x 24”:
“As Gods”, Signed Limited Edition Print - 24” x 16”:
“The Stare” Signed Limited Edition 4” x 6” Mini-Print:
4 High resolution digital desktop downloads of “Stings of The Lash”, “Ray 7”, “Conqueror”, & “The Mystery of Death":
DVD's by John Borowski - "Serial Killer Culture", "H.H. Holmes", "Albert Fish", "Carl Panzram":
Books by John Borowski - "The Strange Case of Dr. H.H. Holmes", "Albert Fish In His Own Words":
"Bloodlines" 5" x 7" Limited Edition Print signed by Vincent Castiglia and John Borowski:
5 Serial Killer Mugshots:
Risks and challenges
Every film project has it's own unique challenges and this film is no different. The goal is to continue production in 2015 and complete the film in 2016. Filmmaker Borowski edits his films organically over time and believes the film is completed only when all of the story is complete and every element is in it's properly edited place for maximum visual and storytelling effect.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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