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An action-packed sci-fi adventure, featuring spaceships, flesh-eating mutants, wormholes, laser guns and Hercules himself, Kevin Sorbo. Read more

Provo, UT Narrative Film
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An action-packed sci-fi adventure, featuring spaceships, flesh-eating mutants, wormholes, laser guns and Hercules himself, Kevin Sorbo.

Provo, UT Narrative Film
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 Missed our Kickstarter? You can buy some of these same rewards off our website (www.arrowstormentertainment.com) under the Kickstarter Rewards section on the front page.

Hi Friends,

Well, we made the initial goal of $25,000, thanks to your sharing and support. So now what?

Well, we still have unrealized dreams for SURVIVOR. So, for our stretch goal, we want to add a scene that was just too expensive for us to justify before.

So here's the story - we shot a scene of Dani Chuchran fighting a mutant wolf (planning to create the wolf with CGI). However, as we were reviewing the sequence with our VFX team, they were like "um, guys... this is a really hard and really EXPENSIVE sequence..." - (that happens sometimes... our creative energy is bigger than our budgets.)

Well, we want to put a dent in that budget shortfall, and include that scene anyway, because it is just really cool. So, our new stretch goal of $50,000 will go a long way to making that scene happen.

AND, as a reward to all our backers, if we reach our stretch goal, we will release an exclusive SNEAK PEAK at the film - a scene of Kevin Sorbo fighting mutants. AND, as soon as that mutant wolf scene is done, we'll give you a ADDITIONAL sneak peak of that one too!

Look for more STRETCH GOAL REWARDS, coming soon.

In the meantime, enjoy this video from director, John Lyde, explaining some more about our stretch goal:

SURVIVOR is the first true science fiction film from Arrowstorm Entertainment, a world leader in fantasy entertainment. Sure, we've made some zombie movies (Osombie and Zombie Hunter), but now we're talking spaceships, laser guns, wormholes, mutant creatures and a true scifi icon, Mr. Kevin Sorbo!

As with all our past Kickstarter efforts, this film has already been shot and edited, and we are well into post-production. Our trailer is actual footage from the film, so you can get a good gauge of the quality, and how close we are to fulfilling our vision.

Just as young Kate Mitra discovers a habitable planet for what's left of humankind, a meteor strike destroys their space craft, crash-landing them on a mysterious barren world. As Kate, Captain Hunter, and the other survivors gather, they are ambushed by a band of post-apocalyptic warriors and mutated savages. Kate awakens bound in a cave, trapped by flesh-eating cave creatures and separated from her friends, and must learn to trust the planet's mysterious humanoids in order to outrun, outsmart and outfight hordes of bloodthirsty aliens and an enormous mutated wolf creature, and rescue her friends and her captain before they are all eaten alive.

Kevin Sorbo (Captain Hunter) - you love him from Andromeda and Hercules. Now he's back fighting mutants, and he's sure not to leave you disappointed.

Danielle Chuchran (Kate Mitra) - a rapidly rising action star, you've seen her decapitate zombies, massacre orcs, and cuddle puppies and ponies. Dani's back in fighting form, battling mutants, sub-humans and monsters.

Rocky Myers (Rogan) - football player, lawyer, model and actor, Rocky is an up-and-coming star amassing an impressive array of credits. Look for him in theaters right now in The Saratov Approach, and in the upcoming horror film, Safari.

The film is already shot, and we're deep into post-production. But we've still got a bunch more work to do. We need additional funding to create a ton of space VFX shots, including some interiors and exteriors of the various space craft, plus all the action VFX on the planet - a few hundred shots in all.

People pledge an amount and choose a reward. At the end of our 30-day Kickstarter campaign, if the combined total of all pledges for our project meets our $25,000 goal, then the credit cards of those who pledge are charged and we receive the funds to finish our film. If we don't meet our goal, then the money is not withdrawn from your account and no rewards are provided :(. If we exceed our $25,000 goal then the extra funds will be used to make the movie even better - so keep pledging! All funds raised are used directly in the finishing of our film.

We're not looking for charity, we're looking for an alternate sales venue - that's why our rewards reflect fair market value. Don't think of it as a donation, think of it as a pre-purchase. If you want to see this film, buy it now through Kickstarter - you'll probably get a better deal from us than from whatever retailer ends up selling it in your country, and you'll help make our film better!

We're a small group of independent filmmakers who love making movies, and have been at it for about a decade. It's our full-time job, and every film we have made has received worldwide distribution. We do pretty much everything ourselves, from conception to financing to production to securing distribution. We love fantasy and science fiction and know there's others out there like us, who we aim to please. Click on a name to see our IMDB profiles:

John Lyde - Director/Writer/Producer

Jason Faller - Producer

Kynan Griffin - Producer

You can learn more about our film-making philosophy and our projects at our website.

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In advance, we thank you all for your support.

Risks and challenges

Film is a complicated technical exercise, and often unforeseen difficulties arise, causing budget and scheduling overruns - particularly when complex visual effects are involved. That being said, we are an experienced group and have successfully completed and released every film we have started. We have produced several visual effects heavy projects in the past, and see no reason why we shouldn't continue to accomplish our goals.

On the plus side, this film is largely complete. A great deal of the risk in the project has already been mitigated, and we are too far along to turn back and give up. We are seeking funding to complete a visual effects sequence, and have the personnel to pull it off, regardless of complications.

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  • Unfortunately (and fortunately) we are all crewed up. So we have a wonderful composer (James Schafer) attached and working already - he did the trailer music. And our very talented friends Blufire Studios are doing all the effects. Thanks for the inquiries though!

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  • The $35 DIGITAL TRIPLE PACK comes with an HD version of each of the 3 films (Survivor, Shadow Cabal and Orc Wars) AND includes a digital download of the poster and soundtrack for each of the 3 films.

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    Poster and Song - get a hi-res PDF of the film's awesome poster and an mp3 of our main title theme from the soundtrack.

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    254 backers

    Digital Download - Get the 1080p HD digital version of the film - includes a digital download of the soundtrack and a hi-res PDF poster.

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    133 backers

    DVD - an exclusive Kickstarter Supporters Edition DVD signed by director John Lyde, plus hi-res PDF poster and digital soundtrack.

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    36 backers

    DVD+DIGITAL - an exclusive Kickstarter Supporters Edition DVD signed by director John Lyde, plus hi-res PDF poster and digital soundtrack AND a 1080p HD digital version of the film.

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    118 backers

    BLU-RAY - an exclusive Kickstarter Supporters Edition Bluray signed by director John Lyde, plus hi-res PDF poster and digital soundtrack.

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    47 backers

    AE DIGITAL TRIPLE PACK - a 1080p HD digital version of the Arrowstorm Entertainment films SURVIVOR, THE SHADOW CABAL and ORC WARS.

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    10 backers

    DIGITAL DOWNLOAD PLUS20 - Get the 1080p HD digital version of the film - includes a digital download of the soundtrack and a hi-res PDF poster PLUS your name in the credits as a KICKSTARTER BACKER.

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    34 backers

    BLURAY+DIGITAL - an exclusive Kickstarter Supporters Edition Bluray signed by director John Lyde, plus hi-res PDF poster and digital soundtrack AND a 1080p HD digital version of the film.

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    9 backers

    DVD PLUS20 - an exclusive Kickstarter Supporters Edition DVD signed by director John Lyde, plus hi-res PDF poster and digital soundtrack PLUS your name in the credits as a KICKSTARTER BACKER.

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    8 backers

    DVD+DIGITAL PLUS20 - an exclusive Kickstarter Supporters Edition DVD signed by director John Lyde, plus hi-res PDF poster and digital soundtrack AND a 1080p HD digital version of the film PLUS your name in the credits as a KICKSTARTER BACKER.

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    12 backers

    BLU-RAY PLUS20 - an exclusive Kickstarter Supporters Edition Bluray signed by director John Lyde, plus hi-res PDF poster and digital soundtrack PLUS your name in the credits as a KICKSTARTER BACKER.

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    8 backers

    AE DIGITAL TRIPLE PACK PLUS20 - a 1080p HD digital version of the Arrowstorm Entertainment films SURVIVOR, THE SHADOW CABAL and ORC WARS PLUS your name in the credits as a KICKSTARTER BACKER.

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    11 backers

    BLURAY+DIGITAL PLUS20 - an exclusive Kickstarter Supporters Edition Bluray signed by director John Lyde, plus hi-res PDF poster and digital soundtrack AND a 1080p HD digital version of the film PLUS your name in the credits as a KICKSTARTER BACKER.

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    45 backers

    BLU-RAY FAN PACK - an exclusive Kickstarter Supporters Edition Blu-ray signed by director John Lyde, a CD of the film's epic soundtrack and signed 11x17 inch poster.

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    6 backers

    BLU-RAY FAN PACK PLUS20 - an exclusive Kickstarter Supporters Edition Blu-ray signed by director John Lyde, a CD of the film's epic soundtrack and signed 11x17 inch poster.

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    3 backers Limited (7 left of 10)

    The SPECIAL - A one-hour Skype meeting (or lunch, if you happen to be in the Los Angeles, CA or Salt Lake City, UT areas) with the Producers to discuss financing, production and distribution of this project. Includes the Blu-ray Fan Pack and a "Special Thanks" in the film's end credits.

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    5 backers All gone!

    The ASSOCIATE - See your name in the film's credits and on IMDB as an "Associate Producer". Includes the Blu-ray Fan Pack and a one-hour Skype meeting with the Producers to discuss all aspects of the production of this picture (in-person meeting available - location dependent).

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    1 backer Limited (2 left of 3)

    The ASSOCIATE 2 - See your name in the film's credits and on IMDB as an "Associate Producer". Includes the Blu-ray Fan Pack and a one-hour Skype meeting with the Producers to discuss all aspects of the production of this picture (in-person meeting available - location dependent).

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    2 backers Limited (3 left of 5)

    The CO-PRO - See your name in the film's credits and on IMDB as a "Co-Producer". Includes the Blu-ray Fan Pack and a one-hour Skype meeting with the Producers to discuss all aspects of the production of this picture (in-person meeting available - location dependent).

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    The EXECUTIVE - See your name in the film's credits and on IMDB as an "Executive Producer". Includes the Blu-ray Fan Pack and a one-hour Skype meeting with the Producers to discuss all aspects of the production of this picture (in-person meeting available - location dependent).

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    One of the Producers will fly anywhere in the world and present a special screening in your home - or at a screening venue of your choice - followed by a Q&A and meet-and-greet. Includes "The Executive" rewards package and 10 Blu-ray Fan Packs.

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Funding period

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