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Help us get our first feature-length movie made!!!

Dark & Moody Productions wishes to bring to audiences everywhere - "DOWNCAST"

- STORY -

The story of the movie focuses on a suburban gang of criminals. Specifically it follows the group's hitman as he struggles to free himself from the reign of the gang's leader. In addition, we see how the other members react to various incidents, from a massacre of another gang, to a vigilante hunting their recruits, and secrets rising to the surface. Action is at every turn in this story, leading to an explosive, violent climax!!!

Inspired by films such as Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Bring Me The Head of Alfredo Garcia, and Le Samourai; the story is a dark slow-burn, full of betrayals and ever-winding descent into ultimate destruction.

- WHERE WE ARE NOW -

Last year, we shot a proof of concept "trailer", which has been received well and has helped us get more people involved. Now we're at the stage of bringing the whole 2 hour feature to the screen, but we need a few grand to make this happen! (given the complexity of the script, this is being very conservative)

The team is currently in Pre-Production. We have already got most of our cast locked in and are looking to secure the funds to produce the movie this summer. We want to tell this story with the utmost artistic clarity. It will be a hellacious shoot and not only will you be able to pledge here, but you'll get exclusive updates from the set as this project rolls forward!

- WHY -

We are movie fans. We love film and we're making a story we'd pay to see ourselves or gladly put in our DVD collection. Having spent the past year working on the script with a team of six talented writers, we feel the story is ready to be told. It is something that we want to see as a film and we want to share with you, the viewers, and the rest of the world. But we need your help! And for it, we want to bring it to you at its absolute best possible quality.

We intend to give you as many rewards, updates, and other goodies to help you get involved in the project, keep tabs on it, or simply give you something cool to look at!

Thank you so much!

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    "WHAT? REALLY?": All the above rewards, plus exclusive information on any upcoming projects by the production crew and if you're also a filmmaker, you can borrow our editor or cinematographer for a couple of weeks. (this is to be negotiated separately)

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