About this project
If you haven't seen it, watch this first:
The award-winning short that started it all-- see it full screen HD!
Our faux movie trailer about the relentless killer with a spoon received over 29 million views, critical acclaim, and an international following. Now we're ready to take it to the next level, by making the full-length movie! We will receive partial funding from private investors, but we need to supplement that with additional funds from fans in order to move forward with the production.
We've assembled an award-winning team to bring this one-of-a-kind feature to life, but we need your support to make it a reality. Join us on this exciting journey to make movie history, and receive fantastic rewards!
Select from Two T-Shirt Designs:
We will provide weekly updates on the progress of the production, giving backers a special glimpse Behind the Spoons... plus a selection of one-of-a-kind, limited edition rewards and collectibles only available to backers!
Limited Edition Rewards
Phantom Ultra-Slow Motion (1,000 FPS) Camera Tests - with Music by Wlad Marhulets:
Brian Rohan – The Ginosaji
An L.A. Area Emmy winning actor, Brian has been working with director Richard Gale for more than 10 years on various film projects. He received a Best Actor Award for his role as Arthur Lements in Richard Gale's Criticized, one of the film's 21 Festival wins. Brian has been active in the theatre scene in New York and Los Angeles, appearing in mainstage productions at The Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Pasadena Shakespeare Company, The Laguna Playhouse, and many others. He has also appeared in comedy sketches on Late Night with Conan O’Brien and The Tonight Show. For the past few years, Brian has transformed himself into the legendary Ginosaji, and had his face etched into the minds of millions, and on the bodies of some diehard fans as permanent tattoos!
Paul Clemens – Jack Cucchiaio
Paul’s distinguished acting career includes a starring role in the 80’s grindhouse classic The Beast Within from MGM, The Passage, with Anthony Quinn, James Mason, Malcolm McDowell, and Christopher Lee, Communion with Christopher Walken, A Death in Canaan with Brian Dennehy, directed by Oscar-winner Tony Richardson, Promises in the Dark with Marsha Mason and Ned Beatty, plus memorable appearances on Quincy, M.E., and Murder, She Wrote. Paul's got great acting ability in his genes: his mother, the beautiful Eleanor Parker, was a three-time Oscar Nominee for Best Actress, who starred as the Baroness in The Sound of Music!
Jeffrey Combs – SECRET role to be revealed! (hint: it's not one of these...)
One of the most acclaimed actors in horror cinema, Jeffrey starred as Dr. Herbert West in Stuart Gordon's classic Re-Animator, and reprised his role in From Beyond and Bride of Re-Animator. He also portrayed author H. P. Lovecraft (creator of the Herbert West character) in Necronomicon: Book of the Dead. Combs has starred in eight H.P. Lovecraft adaptations. Other film credits include House on Haunted Hill, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, The Frighteners, The Man With Two Brains, and many more. Mr. Combs is one of the few actors to appear in ten different seasons of Star Trek shows, including Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: Enterprise. Credits also include Gotham, Criminal Minds, Masters of Horror, CSI, Babylon 5, The Twilight Zone, and many more.
Fay Kato – The Mystic
Fay has a distinguished theatre career in Los Angeles, nominated for the Ovation Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play (the city’s highest honor for Theatre work) for her virtuosic performance as a woman with multiple personalities in Tonseisha. Fay has done voice work on several major film productions, including Memoirs of a Geisha, Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift, Babel, and The Wolverine.
Other cast members to be announced as they join our production!
Richard Gale – Producer/Writer/Director
A three-time L.A. Area Emmy Winner and six-time Emmy Nominee, Richard directed the feature film The Proposal starring Jennifer Esposito (Crash), Nick Moran (Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels), Stephen Lang (Manhunter, Avatar) and William B. Davis (The X-Files), distributed by Miramax/Dimension Films. He directed and co-wrote Pressure starring Kerr Smith (Final Destination), distributed by First Look Entertainment. Starting up his own company, Richard created the horror short film Criticized, which received critical acclaim and 21 film festival awards. Richard then wrote, directed, shot and edited the short film The Horribly Slow Murderer with the Extremely Inefficient Weapon, which became a festival favorite, won 15 awards for Best Short Film, and was named Best Short Film of the Year by Rue Morgue Magazine. He is an avid spoon collector.
Wlad Marhulets – Music Composer
Five-time ASCAP Award winning composer and winner of prestigious Leonard Bernstein Award, Wlad is described as “a brilliant composer” by Oscar and Pulitzer Prize winning composer John Corigliano. Wlad studied at Julliard and has composed additional music for major studio films including Hitman: Agent 47, The November Man, and The Giver. He was commissioned to write the opera The Property for the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Wlad’s orchestral works have been performed by symphonies around the world. Wlad composed the score for Richard Gale's series Ginosaji vs. Ginosaji.
Dean Jones – Special Makeup FX
Dean is a two-time Primetime Emmy winning makeup artist whose long list of credits includes X-Men: First Class, Oz the Great and Powerful, Pirates of the Carribean: On Stranger Tides, Fast and Furious, Dexter, Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Man’s Chest, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Insurrection, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and many more, including David Lynch’s classic Blue Velvet.
Milivoj Ceran - Concept Artist
Milivoj is an award-winning fantasy artist and illustrator, who has created fine art paintings and illustrations for Dungeons and Dragons, World of Warcraft TCG, Sony Online Entertainment, Paizo (Pathfinder RPG), and many others. His works are featured in “Spectrum 19 – The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art”, “Fantasy+, Volume 5”, and in “Infected by Art” Books 1 and 2. His works have also been showcased at the Illuxcon 5 & 6 main show, the GenCon Art Show, and San Diego Comic Con.
- Pre-Production - (casting, prep, scouting locations, designing props, costumes, special effects, sets): Jan. 2016 - Jun. 2016
- Production (estimated) - (shooting): Jul. - Aug. 2016
- Post-Production (editing, sound, music, VFX): Sept 2016 – Feb. 2017
- Projected Release Date: 2017 – TBD
Project Budget / Expenses:
The production funds raised by this campaign will be supplemented by additional funding from private investors. The budget and schedule are designed to focus the maximum amount of dollars onto the screen. A streamlined post-production process and an emphasis on keeping the costs to a minimum will allow additional time in production to achieve high quality results.
Reward Delivery Schedule:
- Shooting Script PDF – 2017 at movie release
- Soundtrack – 2017 at movie release
- Movie download – 2017
- T-Shirts – March 2016
- Spoons – July 2016
- Posters – March 2016
- Signed Posters – December 2016
- Ginosaji Automaton – July 2017
Risks and challenges
I’ll be sending regular updates about our progress to all backers, so you’ll be the first to know about what’s going on.
Important Information About Rewards
· Travel, lodging and transportation to events and set visits not included in any reward bundle
· Must be over 18 or accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to attend events (spaghetti dinner, set visit, premiere)
· Some rewards may require additional paperwork (to protect us and you)
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