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SQUATCH WATCHERS TEASER #3

What is Squatch Watchers?

Squatch Watchers is a web series about a team of Bigfoot believers that are searching for the mysterious and elusive beast.

So, wait? Is this fictional?

No! The Squatch Watchers are comprised of real people and the series will document our search for Bigfoot. The first season will comprise of five episodes with a running time of around ten minutes each. Each episode begins with the team arriving in a new area of California and extensively searching it for any sign of Sasquatch. Local residents will be interviewed; scientists will be consulted to ensure the validity of this search. No rock will be left undisturbed until we declare an area is free of any Bigfoot.

Why are you looking for Bigfoot? Aren’t there TV Shows that do that?

We’re all big believers in Bigfoot. Sadly, television is doing a poor job of actually performing a real search. Most “monster” shows will show up in an area, and then leave that area without finding anything or even making any determination at all! WE WILL NEVER DO THAT.

We’re not a television show that wants to keep the mystery going. We want to solve it. Now, this doesn’t mean that the show will be boring. No sir! We are internet comedians after all. Each episode will be the perfect 50/50 mixture of comedy and actual Bigfoot hunting.

Who the heck are you guys?

We already told you. We’re the Squatch Watchers!

Be more specific!

The Squatch Watchers are made up of Gene Shaw, Jerry Ahern, Jason Inman and Jen Trani.

Jason and Gene will be co-directing the series. Each has years of experience in film, internet and commercial production.

Jason currently produces, shoots and edits for Youtube comedy duo, Rhett & Link. He also creates videos on his own YouTube channel (Jawiin) which has over 2.5 million views collectively.

Gene is no slouch either. He has over a decade of experience in graphic design and illustration. His other credits include several AAA video games, best selling iPhone/iPad and Android apps and feature film editing and visual effects.

Jason and Gene are also no strangers to shooting in the woods. Check out The Walking Dead Christmas Special, a video they co-created that won Best Parody Video at the 2013 Geeky Awards.

Jason and Gene will also be helped out by the following:

Scott Lobdell - A world famous comic book writer who has written acclaimed runs on Superman, X-Men, and Teen Titans. He has fallen in love with Bigfoot ever since writing about the creature in the pages of Alpha Flight.

Chuck Testa - The internet's most famous taxidermist and Bigfoot believer. Chuck was named by Time Magazine one of 2011's top internet memes. Most well known for telling people, "NOPE!"

Jen Trani - Brilliant musician and internet famous guitarist who has released multiple albums and played in such bands as Jen & Abby and Malin Akerman and the Mystikats. She wants to use music to aid in the search for Bigfoot. 

Jerry Ahern - A comic book and Sasquatch lover who brings an enthusiastic and energetic drive to the search. Also the former host of the Cape Town Community Podcast.

Why do you need me?

The search for Bigfoot is actually a lot more difficult than it sounds. It’s not as simple as hopping in your car and beating on some trees, as some shows would have you believe.

In fact, a large portion of the budget is strictly for traveling expenses. We want to make sure that we can get to the areas that have the most reported sightings of our big hairy friend. For the first season, the search will be limited to the state of California. But for Season 2, we want to expand to some of the northern states like Oregon and Washington.

Wait, you’re already talking about Season 2?

Of course! Our quest to find the Squatch only ends when we find him. First, we document California squatches, then we broaden the search to find out where else this elusive beast is camping out.

We’ve put together the numbers and the budget we need is exactly the amount we are asking for. No more, no less. There are no line items for trips to Hawaii in this budget. That’s Season 4.

So humbly and on bended knee, we turn to you to help us fund our search for Bigfoot.

So what do I get for contributing?

Limited time reward! Recieve an Kickstarter exclusive Squatch Watcher Bigfoot Photo Evidence Scale!


Listen to samples from the Jen & Abby CD Cannot Rearrange.

Risks and challenges

The biggest risk to this project is what do we do when we actually find Bigfoot and he doesn’t want to appear on camera.

In all seriousness, everyone involved in this project is fully dedicated to its completion. It’s our passion that has convinced other people to partner and team with us. But, like all productions, shooting will have to be planned around people’s real jobs due to the low budget nature of this project.

We have a proven track record for completing projects in a timely manner for several large companies, including 20th Century Fox, Walt Disney, YouTube and more. Our work ethic will be our promise to you. If you decide to fund us, we guarantee that you will watch Squatch Watchers and get a chance to help solve the mystery.

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    A graphic novel personalized by famed comic book writer and Sasquatch expert Scott Lobdell. (Only one graphic novel per pledge. Your choice of Superboy Vol. 1, Teen Titans Vol 1, Red Hood Vol 1 or Superman: H'el on Earth)

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    The Squatch Watcher Tree Knocker of Doom created by Chuck Testa. Go knocking for Bigfoot and smashing small cars with this ultimate tool. (Includes all previous non-limited rewards.)

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    We will dedicate an entire episode of Squatch Watchers to your Bigfoot story, evidence and experience. Have us personally investigate your claim! (Includes all previous non-limited rewards.)

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