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Rexburg, ID Film & Video
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This project was successfully funded on February 16, 2013.

Help us bring the legend of the haunted swing to life as a full-length movie!

Rexburg, ID Film & Video
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Synopsis

Tragedy hits a small town in eastern Idaho when five children are killed in a house fire. Erik Hill, the father, is blamed for their deaths. Time passes, the father seems to disappear from the town but the mystery of the haunted swing does not. Locals claim to witness some supernatural presence at the swing, located near the spot where the Hill home once stood. Among these locals is young, independent man named Sam who quickly finds himself entangled in the disturbing case of the swing.

About

"The Haunted Swing" will begin production in January of 2013. This film is not your overdone bloody horror film but a well-crafted thriller aimed to scare! We want to entertain audiences by introducing them to the unique locations of eastern Idaho and the hidden local tales that need to be told. The swing has been a reoccurring hot spot for locals and visitors to get a scare from the creak of the swing, or the laughter of the children who are looking for someone to play with.

Who is involved?

We are all college students with a passion for movie making. And we come from all different backgrounds and college majors but are collaborating to make a successful project! 

Visit our website to learn more about us:

thehauntedswing.com

facebook.com/TheHauntedSwing

youtube.com/TheHauntedSwing

twitter.com/TheHauntedSwing

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How can I help?

So we have premiere plans in the works, actors excited to participate, an amazing story, and equipment, props, and make-up to get our hands on but we need the funds to get there. That's where you all come in!

Nobody in the cast and/or crew are getting paid upfront and it's a project of passion for everyone. But passion doesn't pay for the details of production to make this so much more successful!

The movie will be sent to local and national film festivals come its completion in the fall of 2013. Also, there will be DVD releases upon completion and premieres. You can help all of this happen and be a part of this amazing process by helping with funding. Plus, there are awesome incentives as seen 

The more the better. Share this link on your blog, Twitter, Facebook! Tell all your friends about it and spread the hype! It's going to be an amazing journey!

We'll keep you updated with all the developments. 

Risks and challenges

We are hoping to get all of our ducks in a row so no problems arise but we can't plan for the unexpected.

Potential challenges may include: not having a complete budget to help fund for unforeseen project needs, time commitment from all involved including full-time students and actors, and issues with functional gear.

We are using personally owned gear to avoid any rental issues. We plan to go through with production rain or shine and see everything to the end regardless of hiccups.

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE + Shout out on "The Haunted Swing" Facebook & Twitter page

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE + Exclusive DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of "The Haunted Swing" + verbal recognition in weekly blog

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE + Exclusive DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of "The Haunted Swing"soundtrack
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    ALL OF THE ABOVE + Exclusive bonus content & behind the scenes DVD + Exclusive CD of "The Haunted Swing" soundtrack

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE + VIP Ticket to "The Haunted Swing" Premier + Exclusive "The Haunted Swing" t-shirt

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE + Associate Producer title featured in credits, IMDB & Silver Sponsor on "The Haunted Swing" website + Red Carpet Entrance + VIP Ticket to "The Haunted Swing" Premier (Travel not included)

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE + Executive Producer title featured in credits, IMDB & Gold Sponsor on "The Haunted Swing" website + Personal QA dinner with cast & crew + Prop from the film + Onset Tour & Call "Action for a Take" + Red Carpet Entrance + 2 VIP Tickets to "The Haunted Swing" Premier (Travel not included)

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Funding period

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