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By J. Xavier Velasco
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Hi,

Thank you for visiting this project and hopefully for helping fund it. I am an independent filmmaker wanting to raise funding for my next short film Gurgling. I like to keep my productions on a small budget and push creativity to the limits, thus, my previous short film g. had an ultra low budget and was shot guerrilla style, nevertheless got a lot of attention in film festivals and vimeo (+48,000 views).

Gurgling is an original story in the vein of H.P. Lovecraft, whos tales were about ancient cosmic cephalopod creatures that ruled the earth long before man even existed.

Sinopsis:

Fernando is visited by a strange humanoid and led into a crater lake. There, he will discover his ominous nature and embrace it.

This tale deals with the existential questioning of "belonging" and takes the suspense and horror to a contemplative style and atmosphere, resulting in visually stunning and disturbing storytelling.

The project has some complications we need to deal with. The story requires some VFX, CGI and prosthetic makeup in order to bring the lovecraftian creatures to life, also the climax takes place in a actual crater lake at night; logistics get quite tricky here, temperatures get really low and we need both actors and camera to go inside the water, so we will need a base camp at the lake shore and it is a long way down from the top of the crater.

Long story short, we need your HELP! Making independent movies is difficult and we need money to pay the actors, equipment, transportation, crew, makeup materials, catering, VFX, CGI and so on.

Shooting will take place on locations in Mexico and will be finished and ready to start its journey through film festivals in June 2011.

Be part of this project and help us fund it!

Sincerely,

X.
Writer/ Director/ Producer

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