FORESEEN is almost completed, but we need your help to finish!
The project on Kickstarter went live last night, and we only have 38 more days to fund it. The production team needs an additional $30,000 to finish filming the final scenes in Steamboat, Colorado in October, 2015. The money raised will help provide cameras, microphones, sound & lighting, costumes, props, travel by actors to set locations, and food while filming.
Your pledge of funds will gain all sorts of great perks, including the following:
$10 or more donation: a digital download of Behind the Scenes of FORESEEN to watch the magic behind the making of the film;
$25 or more: the above perk PLUS a digital copy of FORESEEN the movie AND a signed paperback of the novel THE LIE (which FORESEEN is based);
$40 or more: the above perks PLUS a signed poster by King of Horror, Bill Oberst, Jr.;
$45 or more: the above perks PLUS a signed poster by Scream Queen Tiffany Fest;
$50 or more: the above perks PLUS a signed disc copy of FORESEEN;
$75 or more: the above perks PLUS 2 discs - one for you and one for a friend;
$100 or more: all of the above PLUS your name listed in the movie credits;
$150 or more: all of the above PLUS a behind the scenes pass to visit and meet the cast and crew in Los Angeles;
$200 or more: all of the above PLUS a chance to come party with the cast and crew at the screening in Hollywood!
$500 or more: all of the above PLUS 2 tickets to the LA screening of the film AND the after-party!
$1,000 or more: Producer's Package, which includes your name listed as "Associate Producer" in the film credits and on IMDb, PLUS have the option to appear in a scene of the film (travel and lodging not included);
$1,500 or more: On Camera Package, which includes a SPEAKING ROLE in the film, plus all of the items above!
$2,000 or more: Casting Package - Always wanted to be an actor? We will cast you and direct you in one scene. Send a copy of your headshot through Kickstarter and we will write you into the story!
$3,000 or more: Executive Producer Credit: All of the above, plus 4 tickets to the after-party and a day on set in Los Angeles!
A sincere thank you to all of my family, friends, and fans in advance for helping us keep this movie independently made, allowing us the opportunity to keep the original story and vision from The Lie. I know it's there because I had the honor of collaborating on the script!
I am grateful for all the continued support from each of you!
P.S. If you donate $25 or more, please email me your shipping address for your signed copy of The Lie.
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