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An ordinary guy unleashes an intergalactic smackdown on his alien abductors.

HEY EVERYBODY, GET READY TO BE PROBED

PROBE is an exciting new sci-fi action adventure short film that you can really get behind!

 What really happens on board a UFO anyway?

You're about to find out.

THE STORY

Our soon to be hero, Jack, is an ordinary schlub having the very worst day of his life, but things really go south when he wakes up on board an alien UFO. Frightened but not alone, he's one of several specimens the aliens have collected. It's when they prepare to probe Jack, that he cracks. It's just too much for one day and for once in his life, Jack takes things into his own hands! He fights back, launches a rescue mission of the rest of the 'hostages' and makes every effort to thwart the alien agenda. 

THE PRODUCTION

We're pushing the bounds of low budget to bring you a glossy feature level production. We're a group of professional filmmakers with top of the line equipment and are able to do this by community effort, pulling our resources and calling in favors from all over the industry. 

The money we receive via Kickstarter will go to actual hard costs of production that we simply can not do ourselves or get for free. All said, there is no greater bang for the buck than the deals we've put together to make this film happen. 

THE REWARDS

We have a bunch of awesome goodies for our supporters including, the PROBE GAME. An app game based on our film. We want you to feel like a true part of the production - you'll have options to get direct backstage access to our process, actual crew gifts and even better - actual movie props! Fun stuff!

THE CREW

MARY CYBRIWSKY, FRANKIE LINDQUIST, JASON SALAZAR, JONATHAN STEWART and KENT KUBENA are working with director CHAD KOCH to produce PROBE and help bring his vision to life. The film is being shot by cinematographer BEN PEYSER on the all new RED EPIC and stars actors ETHAN KEOGH and NYKKY IKALINA

You can see our film credits on www.imdb.com

Academy Awards segment for best short film.

Directed / Edited by Chad Koch  Cinematography by Ben Peyser

Official Movie site: www.probe-movie.com

Director's site: www.callingallrobots.com 

Producer's site: www.scootywoopentertainment.com

DPs site: www.standardquality.com

Actor's site: ethankeogh.com/

Red Epic: www.red.com

Chris Kawagiwa: www.ckstoryboards.com

The Probe Special Edition Illustrated Print:

Thanks! Happy probing everybody!

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    THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTRIBUTION! - You'll get a private link to the online HD web premiere of the film! PLUS You'll get your name on the "Kickstarter Special Thanks" section of the film's website!

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    PROBE THE GAME: You'll get the PROBE GAME app, designed for, and based off of, this film. You'll be able to bash aliens with your very own probe, just like in the movie!

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    BACKSTAGE PASS: You'll get access to production updates, creature and set designs, visual effects tests and behind the scenes info, photos and video. Including, a private link to the HD web premiere of the film! PLUS the PROBE GAME!

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    FANBOY: NEWLY ADDED! You'll get all the previous goodies, plus a SPECIAL EDTION CHRIS KAWAGIWA ILLUSTRATED PRINT created specifically for the PROBE pre-release! The multi-color 11x17 print is shipped rolled and ready for framing. Any previous backer that wants to bump up to this level will get this print if they desire and all backers at higher levels will also receive this print if they like.

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    ABOVE THE LINE: You'll get all the above, plus the official crew gift, the exclusive PROBE coffee mug.

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    WALK OF FAME: You'll get all the above - the DVD, poster, crew mug, backstage access, the Probe Game - PLUS a special thank you with a signed cast and crew photo. And the PROBE crew t-shirt.

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    SPECIAL EFFECTS EXPERT: You'll get all the above, plus an actual PROBE "alien probe" prop used in the film. Fully-functional to use as you will!

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: You'll get all the above, plus an Associate Producer credit on the film, including a listing on imdb.com.

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