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A mind-bending psychological journey into the world of a serial killer, Billy Club brings a terrifying new vision to indie horror film.
A mind-bending psychological journey into the world of a serial killer, Billy Club brings a terrifying new vision to indie horror film.
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ABOUT THE FILM:

Billy Club is an independently produced horror film from the directors Nick Sommer and Drew Rosas. This is a psychological thriller following in the footsteps of Halloween, Friday the 13th and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. In 2010, Rosas and Sommer created the instant cult classic Blood Junkie, which got picked up for distribution with Troma Entertainment. This summer they are teaming up again, hopefully with your support, to produce their new film Billy Club, a haunting new vision in the realm of independent horror cinema.

PLOT OVERVIEW:

Bobby Spooner returns to his childhood home town of Two Rivers Wisconsin after fifteen years away and bumps into some of his old friends from little league baseball. Recruiting them for a weekend party at his family's cabin up north, Bobby hits the road with Kyle, Danny, Allison and a truck full of beer. Before they can reach the cabin, a small town sheriff with questionable ethics pulls Bobby over and takes him to jail leaving the three friends alone for the first night in the cabin. Little do they know that a deranged killer is lurking in the woods nearby.

ABOUT THE DIRECTORS

   Drew Rosas - Producer/Director              Nick Sommer - Writer/Director

Drew Rosas is an independent filmmaker currently living in Los Angeles, CA. He is the owner and CEO of The Surgery Room production company. His work experience includes several feature length film projects including Public Enemies, Modus Operandi, Handmade Nation, Hamlet ADD and his directorial debut Blood Junkie (recently selected for distribution with Troma Entertainment). In addition to his work in feature films, Rosas has produced and directed dozens of commercials and several Television pilots.

Nick Sommer is an independent filmmaker living and working in Milwaukee, WI. As an actor, Sommer has appeared in several feature and short films projects including Modus Operandi and Blood Junkie. In addition, Sommer has directed and produced several commercials and music videos in Milwaukee. Billy Club is his debut directorial role on a feature length project.

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WHERE IS THE MONEY GOING?

Glad you asked. To some of you $15,000 may seem like a lot of money for a movie, and to us it is. However this doesn't even begin to touch what an "actual" indie style movie costs. We made Blood Junkie for $7000 and we are super proud and excited the way that turned out. This new script is a little more complex and we want to push the realism, effects and scare factor even further. That is why we are asking for $15,000.

Breakdown:

$3,000 - Props, wardrobe, and set design.

$2,000 - Camera Package rental

$2,000 - Other equipment - Lights etc.

$4,000 - Craft Services or food and water for the cast and crew over 20 days

$1,500 - Gas/several vehicles need to travel several miles and as we all know it's expensive.

$1,500 - %5 of our money raised goes to Kick Starter and another %5 goes to Amazon's processing fees. That's %10 of our budget we have to plan on losing.

$1,000 - Last but not least your Gifts for your Donations. Those all cost money as well so that is another cost we have to figure in. 

THANKS:

Thanks to anyone who has helped already with the fundraiser shoot and prep for the film and a "Special Thanks" in advance to anyone thinking about donating. We really do need your help. If we don't reach our goal of $15,000 we get no money at all, so even passing the word on to all of your friends and family would be greatly appreciated.

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    A special “Thank You” on our website, an official limited edition collectors postcard, and a limited edition DVD copy of “Billy Club” upon completion.

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    A special “Thank You” on our website, an official limited edition collectors postcard, a limited edition DVD copy of “Billy Club” upon completion, a limited edition 11x17 collectors poster, and a DVD copy of our previous film “Blood Junkie” released through Troma Entertainment in 2010.

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    A special “Thank You” on our website, an official limited edition collectors postcard, a limited edition DVD copy of “Billy Club” upon completion, a limited edition 11x17 collectors poster, a DVD copy of our previous film “Blood Junkie”, a special “Thank you” in the credits, 2 V.I.P passes to the Milwaukee premier of “Billy Club” (V.I.P. entrance/no waiting in line, access to V.I.P. room with free drinks, and a seat in our roped off V.I.P. section), an invite to the wrap party with cast and crew in Milwaukee.

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    A special “Thank You” on our website, an official limited edition collectors postcard, a limited edition DVD copy of “Billy Club” upon completion, a limited edition 11x17 collectors poster, a DVD copy of our previous film “Blood Junkie”, a special “Thank you” in the credits, 4 V.I.P passes to the Milwaukee premier of “Billy Club” (V.I.P. entrance/no waiting in line, access to V.I.P. room with free drinks, and a seat in our roped off V.I.P. section), an invite to the wrap party with cast and crew in Milwaukee, a signed copy of the original screenplay, and a signed limited edition hard cover "Behind the Scenes" photo book.

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    A special “Thank You” on our website, an official limited edition collectors postcard, a limited edition DVD copy of “Billy Club” upon completion, a limited edition 11x17 collectors poster, a DVD copy of our previous film “Blood Junkie”, a special “Thank you” in the credits, 6 V.I.P passes to the Milwaukee premier of “Billy Club” (V.I.P. entrance/no waiting in line, access to V.I.P. room with free drinks, and a seat in our roped off V.I.P. section), an invite to the wrap party with cast and crew in Milwaukee, a signed copy of the original screenplay, a signed limited edition hard cover "Behind the Scenes" photo book, and you earn yourself an "Associate Producer" credit in the opening titles (your name will appear in the beginning of the movie!).

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    A special “Thank You” on our website, an official limited edition collectors postcard, a limited edition DVD copy of “Billy Club” upon completion, a limited edition 11x17 collectors poster, a DVD copy of our previous film “Blood Junkie”, a special “Thank you” in the credits, 8 V.I.P passes to the Milwaukee premier of “Billy Club” (V.I.P. entrance/no waiting in line, access to V.I.P. room with free drinks, and a seat in our roped off V.I.P. section), an invite to the wrap party with cast and crew in Milwaukee, a signed copy of the original screenplay, a signed limited edition hard cover "Behind the Scenes" photo book, and you earn yourself a "Produced By" credit in the opening titles (your name will appear in the beginning of the movie!).

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    The directors will travel to you (anywhere in the continental U.S.), have lunch with you, and KILL YOU…on film for our film. We will provide camera/special effects and customize your very own kill scene that will appear in the final film on the big screen! Your name will be in the credits, you will receive an HD copy of your kill shot for your acting reel, and you earn yourself a "Produced By" credit in the opening titles!

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