Sorrow KickStarter Campaign
Sorrow KickStarter Campaign
A woman attacked by psychotic killers manages to escape seeking revenge on her aggressors she refuses to surrender as police close in.
A woman attacked by psychotic killers manages to escape seeking revenge on her aggressors she refuses to surrender as police close in. Read more
About this project
Sorrow ‘the Movie is eloquently conceived as a tribute to the 1970s horror genre. Based on a bone-chilling true story and shot with a realistic cinematic style and special effects, it is easy to forget that it is only a movie. More than just a horror film, Sorrow interweaves themes of revenge and criminal insanity, bringing world-class drama to the genre. It is this dedication to realism and to the artistry that characterized the horror genre in the past that makes Sorrow a film that is not to be forgotten.
Promo Trailer: Shot in Moab, UT
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Where does your money go?
-Transportation and Lodging.
-Wardrobe and Set Design.
-Catering Services for the 30 days of Shooting.
-Music Design and Licensing.
-Day Pay for Crew and Cast.
Millie Loredo, Director/Writer/Producer
(born January 24, 1989) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer and editor. She has produced 5 shorts Risky Behavior (2010) "Hells Real" (2010) Hells Real II (2010) Khodahafez (2011) and was a co-writer for short film APPosition. All of this after a few semesters in Houston Community College, workforce Film Program under Mr. Rick Harrington curriculum. In May 2011, Millie edited a portion of the feature film “The Return of the Prodigal Son”. Leaving a month after to Moab, Utah where “Sorrow, the Movie (2011) was created and consequently 15 pages were shoot in the fall, seven months later a full script was developed, she is currently overseeing the pre-production stage of the Motion Picture Sorrow.
Larry Wade Carrell, Producer, Production Designer
(born January 11th, 1971) is an award winning, American film director, screenwriter, actor, producer, production designer. Larry Carrell’s passion for entertaining began very early in life. By the age of 10 he was a talented guitarist, performing with bands all over the state. Naturally, his love of music led to an interest in movies. After an inspirational trip to one of Houston’s most beloved Halloween attractions, Carrell become fascinated with stage makeup and special effects. This interest led Carrell to create a $150,000 Live Show Haunted Attraction called “The Nest Haunted House”, voted #1 Best Haunted Attraction by the Houston Chronicle. After 20 years experience and much success in the Haunt Industry, Carrell realized that all he was missing was a camera. Carrell formed Ungowa Films and made his first feature Game Over: The Secret Life of Game Store Clerks and hasn't looked back. Carrells films have screened all over the world and won numerous awards. Now residing in Houston, Texas he is currently overseeing the worldwide release of his second feature film Jacob, a supernatural thriller being released April 9th 2013 by Kino Lorber International. In addition to his portrayal of Police Chief Gonzales, Carrell has now joined forces with writer/director Millie Loredo as producer and production designer on Sorrow.
Dillon Bowen, Producer
(Born June 6, 1990) is an American Entrepreneur and filmmaker who grew up in Houston, TX where he graduated High School. While attending college, Dillon decided to travel at the same time and found his passion for filmmaking while in Moab, UT. As Dillon was attending school there he was introduced to opportunities with multiple film productions in the summer. Film Commissioner, Tara Penner and the “Moab Film Commission” helped guide Dillon to his interest in his first feature film Titled “Sorrow”. This is where he partnered up with Director and screenwriter Millie Loredo, and worked in multiple scenes shooting 3 days in world famous Moab, Utah. The scenery of this location gave for excellent footage with the collaboration of actors, family, friends, and the community of Moab. After the wrap up of “Sorrow” he worked in the grip department for Disney’s the “Lone Ranger” starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer. After working next to director Gore Verbinski, Dillon was inspired and pushed to pursue the completion of “Sorrow”, eventually completing the development in July 2012. While working on Disney’s “Lone Ranger” he was also working toward his Bachelor’s in Business Administration. Dillon plans to pursue his goal to create feature films and documentaries and to inspire a large spectrum of filmmakers and dreamers. After partnering up with Director, Millie Loredo for Sorrow and future projects, his passion and inspiration has grown and shaped his career.
Eric Martinez, Actor
Born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico Eric, has had tremendous success in landing roles in several film, television, and commercial projects. His work includes roles in "Love Lies Bleeding" with Christian Slater, "Ghost of Mars" with Ice Cube, "Lockdown", "Vicious Joe", "Life in The Shadows", "Desert Rain", "The Gift", "Check Mate, You Lose", and "Oblivious". In television Eric has been seen in "Scoundrels" on ABC, "In Plain Sight" on USA Network, and on the Sci-Fi Network "The Lost Room". Most recently Eric landed a role opposite Sean Austin in the feature film "The Boys Of Abu Ghraib" and landed a featured cameo role in "Blaze You Out" starring Elizabeth Pena and Veronica Diaz-Carranza. As well as the feature films "Life Outside" featuring Ving Rhames, Tom Sizemore, Corey Feldman and "Fighting Back" featuring Terry Crews. Also recently added to the cast of "Left Turn" with Michelle Rodriquez. Eric was also a keynote speaker for President Barack Obama and Senator Hilary Clinton in Washington D.C. as a part of LULAC. Along with movie and T.V. roles, Eric will have a busy year making appearances as well as guest speaking and providing motivational speeches at schools and corporate events all over the country. In addition to our ensemble, he will be portraying Dale, the infamous serial killer.
Vannessa Vasquez, Actress
This talented actress was born in Galveston, TX. As the daughter of first generation Mexican American immigrants. Vannessa attended the University of Houston where she began her acting career. She performed in various plays, local independent films and music videos. She graduated with Bachelors in Psychology, Minor in Theatre. Recent work is with Director Vincent Privitera (Director of the film Witchfire which starred Shelly Winters). She is cast as the lead actress in his new film “Looking for Dandelion” which has its expected release in summer 2012. Furthermore, she currently has a Spanish feature film, “El Asesino de las Vias” starring popular Mexican actor Fernando Saenz running on Spanish cable television. Vannessa has been in several plays and performed in many local theaters around Houston, TX. Vannessa helped raised funds with her work directing and acting alongside popular actresses Nicki Mondellini, Cynthia Leal and many others in “Los Monologos Da La Vagina (The Vagina Monologues).” She has landed several lead roles for national commercials and currently has a national commercial running for EZPAWN. Vannessa is currently following in the steps of many great actors studying on a granted scholarship at the Stella Adler Conservatory in Los Angeles, CA. She is one of the leads and will portray as Mila Sweeney in the film Sorrow.
Actor Donny Boaz, Actor
From Waxahachie, Texas, a small town south of Dallas. While playing college football he was scouted as a model, and overnight, his life changed. Soon he was modeling for the likes of Abercrombie and Neiman Marcus. He has walked the runways in London, Milan, Paris, Sydney, L.A. and New York, and has graced the cover of GQ Japan. While back in Dallas he was given the opportunity to cross into the acting world and immediately made an impact. His starring debut was an NBC movie of the week, "Saving Jessica Lynch." He has been seen in "All My Children", "Guiding Light" and from these roles he was voted in the Top 25 Sexiest Men in America 2004. Since, 2003, he has booked over 70 projects, in film, television and commercials. Locals call him the next charmer to come out of Texas. He is part of the ensemble for Sorrow, portraying Detective Farrell.
Mayra Leal, Actress
From Houston, Texas this actress graduated from the University of Houston with a bachelor's degree in Advertising/Public Relations and a Minor in Mathematics. She is known for her supporting role in Robert Rodriguez's "Machete". Her work includes Locked up Abroad for National Geographic and has been a guest star for Memphis Beat and the American drama series “Southland” which was picked up by TNT Network. She has also landed several lead roles for alongside Jason Lee, American action film star Steven Seageal and Emmy award winner Alfre Woodard. She has a supporting role in which she will portray Detective Salinas in the film Sorrow.
We plan on using an Epic RED along with various Ziess Lenses and additional equipment provided by Champion Entertainment.
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Sorrow Autographed poster.
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Sorrow Autographed poster and DVD
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Sorrow Autographed poster and signed BLU-RAY DVD/Production blog access
Sorrow Producer and Co-star Larry Wade Carrell Award winning film Jacob 27x39 full size poster and DVD featuring art work exclusive to this Kickstarter Perk. Sorrow Autographed poster and signed BLU-RAY DVD/Production blog access.
Sorrow Autographed poster/ BLU-RAY DVD/Production blog access EXCLUSIVE PDF copy of Screenplay.
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Sorrow Autographed poster/BLU-RAY DVD/Production blog access EXCLUSIVE Autographed Hard Copy of Screenplay and PDF COPY of WRITER/DIRECTOR NOTES.
You’ll get a special edition SORROW KICKSTARTER CREW SHIRT EXCLUSIVE Autographed BLU-RAY DVD /Autographed poster/Production blog access EXCLUSIVE PDF copy of Screenplay and PDF COPY of WRITER/DIRECTOR NOTES. RED CARPET PREMEIRE SCREENING OF SORROW + ONE. (Taking place in Houston, Texas Fall of 2013)
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Walk on role as a Featured Extra in Sorrow
You’ll get a special edition SORROW KICKSTARTER CREW SHIRT/ EXCLUSIVE Autographed BLU-RAY DVD /Autographed poster. Production blog access EXCLUSIVE PDF copy of Screenplay and PDF COPY of WRITER/DIRECTOR NOTES.
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RW Productions / Champion Entertainment Studios October 2011 on the set of JACOB.
"Otis's" Severed arm from the horror film "Jacob “! The only one in existence! Built by Award wining effect artist Kristi Boul. You’ll get a special edition SORROW KICKSTARTER CREW SHIRT EXCLUSIVE, Autographed BLU-RAY DVD/Autographed poster. Production blog access EXCLUSIVE PDF copy of Screenplay and PDF COPY of WRITER/DIRECTOR NOTES/ RED CARPET VIP SCREENING OF SORROW + TWO. (Taking place in Houston, Texas Fall of 2013) After party Invitation.
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Featured Role in Sorrow. You’ll get a special edition SORROW KICKSTARTER CREW SHIRT/ EXCLUSIVE Autographed BLU-RAY DVD /Autographed poster. Production blog access EXCLUSIVE PDF copy of Screenplay and PDF COPY of WRITER/DIRECTOR NOTES.
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Risks and challenges
Making a movie is a life changing event, driven by passion and inspiration to create this story, to share this emotion with the world. It burns within you like a fire. It continues to burn stronger and hotter until you get it out of your head and on to the screen. It comes in and takes over. Everything else in your life kinda falls by the wayside. It becomes a mission, a battle, a fight for your life even. ...and it goes on, and on and your are bombarded by the highest of high's and the lowest of lows all at once.
You struggle just trying to keep your head above the water...breathe, breathe just breathe. The only way you won't make it is if you quit, but this isn't a race it is a marathon. It requires learning to keep a steady pace and knowing when to run as hard and as fast as you can and when you need to slow down to a steady pace, even though slower, still moving forward.
Most times it is a thankless job, you work countless hours alone into the night, you adjust and readjust every detail trying to get everything just right. You sacrifice, everything you have and all your resources are focused on the mission.
But the thing to remember and that sometimes you can't see, is that there is an end to the madness. One day in a darkened theater, people will sit down to watch your movie. That first moment of inspiration , that spark of passion that has driven you through all this madness unfolds before their eyes. They sit and they watch the last 2 to 3 years of your life come alive on screen. If you did your job right, at the end they will be moved and they will clap and suddenly it is all worth it. The pain and the bad memories begin to fade and there is a kind of peace and a feeling of accomplishment.
You made it, you beat the shit of the bastard and won. You are still standing!
So then what...
Inspiration strikes, passion takes a hold of you and you do it all over again.
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