Assistance- Dark Comedy Short Film by John Doherty

Hello, everyone, this is just your Horrormadam again bringing you another great short film this time by John Doherty a rising Irish filmmaker. I really enjoyed his directorial debut about the real struggles we face when faced with the question of whether or not life on life-support is any life at all and the grappling dilemma of how to go on. This dark comedy was extremely well crafted and edited. The music by KILKELLY was perfectly orchestrated in conjunction with the film. I have had to deal with this topic on a personal level twice. Once with my mother when I was young and just this February when my brother was in the hospital. When does life really end and when are we just holding on for our own selfish desires. This film was fun and also alarming how the brothers handled their own situation with their father. I hope you will check it out!

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Synopsis:

Absence of life doesn’t necessarily mean death…or does it? Two brothers struggle to come to terms with their father’s terminal illness. Sometimes the rational thing to do is not always that easy. A dark comedy that asks big questions.

Lead actor: Stuart Forbes
Dentist: Shawn Harsh
Music: Kilkelly

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I want to thank John very much for bringing this to me, and so look forward to all future works!

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The Tattooist- A Micro-Short Horror Film By Michael Wong- Review

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Hello, horror fans! Just your friendly and frightening Horrormadam here to bring you the best Micro-Short Horror film I have ever seen. Because I have 28 tattoos I was extremely interested in Michael Wong’s “The Tattooist” and it did not disappoint. The only thing that was disconcerting to me is that it is not a feature-length film …yet (she says hopefully.) It is so intriguing and well done it would be a monstrous shame to not see more of it. Great characters and cinematography, Michael has an amazing grip on the horror genre and I so look forward to more of his work!. But first, let me tell you a little bit more about this innovative director.

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Michael Wong is currently working as an independent film director, after having spent 16 years as an ad agency art director and creative director. In the late 90s, he left his native Malaysia and arrived in China, where he’s worked at such leading agencies as Ogilvy, BBDO, TBWA, Grey and Saatchi & Saatchi. After more than a decade and has won over 50 creative awards, Michael decided to move onto the filmmaking scene as a writer/director with his directorial debut for Lenovo; a viral video campaign that was to be used in such markets as India, Russia, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Turkey, South Africa, South East Asia, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Since then, Michael has been making the truth appealing for brands such as Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Citroën, Foton Daimler, Unilever, IDO Jewelry, Johnson & Johnson, JD.com, Microsoft, China Petroleum, Mengniu, Yili Dairy, Celcom and CloudMinds, just to name a few. He is the kind of collaborative thinker who’s especially good at expanding on little thoughts and turning them into big ideas, with a strong and steady eye on making the work look and feel fresh.
His directorial debut short film ‘The Story of 90 Coins’ picked up 60+ accolades from international film festivals; which includes the Best Direction and Best Cinematography at Malta Short Film Festival, Rising Star Awards at Canada International Film Festival, Best Foreign Short Film at Ukrainian International Short Film Festival, Best Drama and Best Cinematography at Los Angeles Film Awards, Best Foreign Short at Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards, among others. His most recent micro-short film ‘The Tattooist’ has been awarded Best Trailer at HorrorHaus Film Festival, Best Gore, Best Editing and multiple nominations at Independent Horror Movie Awards, Most Terrifying award and multiple nominations at Top Indie Film Awards, Best Trailer at Terror In The Bay Film Festival, Best Director at Diabolical Horror Film Festival, Winners at Calcutta International Cult Film Festival and Cult Critic Movie Awards, among others. Michael’s works have been featured in Shots, Trendwatching, and Graphis magazine. He has judged at the New York Festivals International Advertising Awards and Ad Stars Festival.

TheTattooist-BTS1 (1)This is the tagline for the film-Behind the acclaimed work of a renowned tattoo studio lurks an unimaginable evil.

Really gets your attention doesn’t it?

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SYNOPSIS ‘The Tattooist’ follows the dark obsessions of a tattooist whose studio is acclaimed for its exceptional and intricately crafted tattoos. Those who receive his prized masterpiece are drugged, imprisoned, and then forced to fight their fears in a race against the clock to escape. Can they escape or will they become victims of The Tattooist?

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TECHNICAL DETAILS The Tattooist English Micro Short Horror 01:20 2.35:1, Color, HD 25fps Arri Alexa Mini China 9th June 2018
http://www.vimeo.com/michaelwong/thetattooist/ http://www.facebook.com/thetattooistmovie/

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Like I said I love my tattoos, but like Jaws did for swimming, I might hold off on getting anymore 🙂 for awhile. Find out more here:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt9020554/

http://www.facebook.com/TheTattooistMovie/

 

 

 

Nightmares Film Festival 2020 Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NEW “SHUT-IN SHORTS” TO CELEBRATE FILMS MADE IN PANDEMIC Special Nightmares Film Festival 2020 Category Will Celebrate Housebound Horror Films COLUMBUS, OH – Nightmares Film Festival (Oct. 22-25) wants to expose you to the twisted fever dreams of entombed genre filmmakers through its new 2020 program, Shut-In Shorts. The new category – unique to this year’s festival – is for horror, thriller, and midnight shorts of five minutes or less shot under the restrictions of social distancing and shelter in place orders during this year’s COVID-19 pandemic.

“We created Shut-In Shorts in response to the indomitable spirit genre creators have shown throughout the pandemic,” said NFF Co-founder and Programmer Jason Tostevin. “We want to celebrate their ability to disturb and delight us by getting creative under remarkable constraints.” Top films in the category will be official selections of Nightmares Film Festival, regularly ranked among the top genre fests in the world. They will also be rewarded with live online screenings by Bloody Disgusting’s digital showcase, World of Death, during which WOD founder and host Tony Wash and Nightmares directors will join the filmmaker for discussion and Q&A with the audience. In addition, to honor many filmmakers’ challenging circumstances, Tostevin said the submission fee for Shut-In Shorts will be $5, and will not go up with future deadlines.

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“Encouraging creativity and production among genre makers is a big part of why Nightmares exists,” said Tostevin. “So while traditional shoots are suspended, we wanted to give our film family an avenue to be recognized for continuing to tell stories even in very difficult times.”

Submissions for the new category, as well as all other Nightmares programs, are being accepted through FilmFreeway at https://filmfreeway.com/NightmaresFilmFest . Regarding NFF 20, Tostevin and Chris Hamel, co-founders, have said they will make a determination at the end of the summer about whether “the most welcoming genre networking event in the world” (Film Coterie), will be held live this year.

CONTACT: Jason Tostevin, co-founder and programmer nightmaresfilmfest@gmail.com

Dark Divinations-Horror Anthology Review

Hello everyone! This is your Horrormadam here bringing you a great new Anthology of short horror stories called Dark Divinations. This was brought to me by Jon O’Bergh the amazing author who brought us “The Shatter Point.”

I really enjoyed every one of the stories and was fascinated to see how each gave me insight into my own writing which also deals with fortune-telling and how any prophetic warning usually has two sides to it. The stories are extremely well written and very engaging, though I will say that Jon O’Berghs short “The Bell” was the most disturbing to me. The book was edited by the amazing Naching T. Kassa. Naching T. Kassa is a member of the Horror Writers Association, Head of Publishing for Horroraddicts.net, and an Intern for Crystal Lake Publishing with a slew of great writings available here on her Amazon page

https://www.amazon.com/Naching-T-Kassa

So read on and get excited to read a collection of unnerving, captivating, and spine-tingling horror short stories!

It’s the height of Queen Victoria’s rule. Fog swirls in the gas-lit streets, while in the parlor, hands are linked. Pale and expectant faces gaze upon a woman, her eyes closed and shoulders slumped. The medium speaks, her tone hollow and inhuman. The séance has begun.
Can the reading of tea leaves influence the future? Can dreams keep a soldier from death in the Crimea? Can a pocket watch foretell a deadly family curse? From entrail reading and fortunetelling machines to prophetic spiders and voodoo spells, sometimes the future is better-left unknown.
Choose your fate. Choose your DARK DIVINATION.

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Join us as we explore fourteen frightening tales of Victorian horror, each centered around a method of divination.

“Power and Shadow” by Hannah Hulbert A young woman, with the power to manipulate the future using tea leaves, teaches her friend a lesson at her mother’s behest.
“Copper and Cordite” by Ash Hartwell On the eve of her fiance’s departure for the Crimea, a young Englishwoman discovers the power which lies in dreams. Can she use it to save him?
“Damnation in Venice” by Joe L. Murr When a roguish fortuneteller counsels an aging writer, he ends up in danger of damning his own soul.
“The Pocket Watch” by Emerian Rich When a young American bride returns to her husband’s English estate, she receives a present from his deceased mother that can foretell a deadly family curse.
“They Wound Like Worms” by Naching T. Kassa A man writes his sister concerning a method of divination which reveals his true love. But, as his obsession grows, the method grows bloodier.
“Miroir de Vaugnac” by Michael Fassbender A widowed seer, augmenting her skills through an antique scrying bowl, faces grim choices when she learns she is not fully in control of its power.
“The Bell” by Jon O’Bergh A physical medium, who earned his fortune faking necromancy, finds he’s buried in a coffin and must call upon his powers to save himself.
“Romany Rose” by Stephanie Ellis A penny gaff mysteriously appears outside a London shop, awaking a spirit with a terrible agenda.
“Miss Mae’s Prayers” by H.R.R. Gorman A preacher seeks to rebuke an Appalachian witch for her use of the Bible to divine the future but ignoring her warnings leads to dire consequences
“Broken Crystal” by Rie Sheridan Rose A young, Irish fortuneteller discovers her true fate when she reads for a dangerous man who won’t accept her prophecy.
“Breaking Bread” by R.L. Merrill A wife, suspecting her husband of infidelity, tests him with a magic loaf of bread, but her quest for knowledge might be more trouble than she asked for.
“The Ghost of St. John Lane” by Daphne Strasert While conducting a seance to contact her dead husband, a woman discovers a girl with strange gifts and provokes a man who seeks to destroy her.
“The Moat House Cob” by Alan Fisher In a tower of fortune-telling animals, a spider spins a web over London. What ominous force may be headed their way?
“Of Blood and Bones” by Jeremy Megargee When a woman throws the bones in search of her sister’s murderer, she finds an unimaginable evil. Will she avenge her sister’s death? Or share her fate?
Available now at Amazon.com https://www.amazon.com/dp/B087LBPBNS
Or order the special edition, signed copy with hand-painted tarot cards at HorrorAddicts.net

http://horroraddicts.net/

Jax In Love- Vimeo Release!

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Hey everyone! This is your Horrormadam just letting you know that my pal Rakefet Abergel is finally getting her award-winning horror short film Jax In Love shown on Vimeo and I wanted to let you all know! I really loved it and I hope that all of you would check it out!

Los Angeles, CA Release Date: April 17, 2020 – For Immediate Release
The award-winning short horror film Jax in Love will be having its official online premiere this Monday, April 20th on Vimeo on Demand. Viewers will be able to rent or buy the film with access to features like a Behind the Scenes documentary, as well as the original IndieGoGo pitch video. The film stars Rakefet Abergel (Superbad, New Girl, Shameless) as Jax, a lonely wanderer searching for a human connection.

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“I’m really proud of this film and proud of the recognition I received for my performance in it,” said Rakefet Abergel, who also wrote and produced the film. “I’m excited that it’s finally going to be available for online viewers and I hope you’ll buy it and watch it over and over like you REALLY like it! Share your 4/20 with Jax!”
Jax in Love is the first film from Rakefet Abergel’s production company, Cyclamen Films. It was directed by Oscar-nominee Colin Campbell. The second film, Boo, which Abergel wrote, produced, starred in, and also directed, has garnered several Best Director, Best Writing, and Best Female Filmmaker awards this past year and screened at the Oscar-qualifying festival, HollyShorts in Hollywood, CA. Jax in Love is now playing on ShortsTV in the U.S. and Latin American territories.

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Jax in Love features a cameo performance by Laura Slade Wiggins (Shameless, Rings), and in a 180-turn from his goofy boyfriend character on ABC’s The Middle, John Gammon shows us a whole other side. Ben Kacsandi (Please Tell Me I’m Adopted) brings an easy charm to the role of Jake and the film also stars talented newcomers Devi Veysey and Lia Mariella Russo, (Avengers: Endgame).

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The film will be available to buy or rent on Vimeo at https://vimeo.com/ondemand/jaxinlove starting Monday morning, April 20, 2020. You can also watch a trailer there as well. Rakefet will be doing a live Q&A on the Jax in Love Facebook page with some of the cast on Friday, April 24th. Check the page for updates.

https://www.facebook.com/rakefetabergel/

https://www.facebook.com/JaxInLove/

Twitter: @rakefet27

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Keith Anthony Baird-Author Promo

Hey guys! The book recommendations are just flowing in! Here is an amazing book containing short stories that you can get on Amazon Kindle Unlimited for free, for a limited time. So while we are all inside reading from home to prevent the spread of the virus, check out Keith Anthony Baird’s- And A Dark Horse Dreamt of Nightmares!

CURRENTLY ON LOCKDOWN? OWN A KINDLE? Then have this BOOK on me! Available FREE for 5 days (Tues 31st March to Sat 4th April). Here’s the link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07T44KRQ5

I want to thank Keith so much for letting us all in on this and if you want to read more of his works, just check him out at the following link…

https://keithanthonybaird.wordpress.com/

Stay safe out there, and keep reading! It does a mind good and ripens it for when the zombie apocalypse comes.

Merrill David- Author Interview (2020)

Hello everybody! Sorry, I have been gone for a while, life is crazy. And as we all find ourselves in this crazy time of the Corona Virus where we need to hunker down and wait for it to slowly dissipate what better time to give you some authors to read! This newest installment is about the book Wicked Awake by the fabulous Merrill David! Firstly, I will let Merrill tell you himself about his great new creation…

My literary Sci-Fi / Horror Fiction titled WICKED AWAKE has
approximately 120,000 words. I applied a great amount of detail,
science, and research in my tale. I believe it will hold your interest
with a brisk paced, clever storyline that I would compare to Max
Brooks’ “World War Z” crossed with Michael Crichton’s “The Andromeda
Strain” (but with humor). WICKED AWAKE is horrifying at times yet very
funny in places.

In my novel, WICKED AWAKE, Dallas Police Sergeant Jake Hathaway is on
duty one February afternoon when he parks his patrol vehicle in front
of his brother’s middle-classed house. He leaves his K9 partner Roscoe
in the marked police sport utility vehicle and walks inside to wish
his one-year-old nephew a happy birthday. What should be a joyous
occasion quickly sours as Hathaway is attacked by two creatures that
were once his brother and sister-in-law. No longer recognizable, their
faces do not appear human. Their eyes are saggy and swollen, with
dilated tiny pupils. These THINGS are not dead, nor fully alive, but
somewhere in-between. This would be just the beginning of an
“Infection Armageddon.

But Unbeknownst to Hathaway, he himself was
partially responsible for this contagion. Years earlier he allowed a
group of Federal Government scientists to conduct top-secret
experiments on a few of the soldiers in his U.S Marine Corp unit. Now,
Jake must find a way to end the outbreak before THEY end HIM, along
with all of humanity.

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Doesn’t that just sound amazing and might I add very timely? Let’s get to my questions to learn more about this fantastic horror writer…

1. Why Horror and Sci-Fy?

Growing up, I loved watching horror and Sci-Fi type programs on TV and going to the theater or renting movies (again aging myself! For those who remember Blockbuster). I was also very into Marvel Comics (never got into DC for some reason) and horror novels. Some of my favorite television programs were the Incredible Hulk (with Bill Bixby and, of course, Ferrigno) and The Twilight Zone, as well as reruns of the original Planet of the Apes movies (not really feeling the re-makes). Some of my favorite movies were the Friday the 13th series (until Jason went into outer space, then they lost me), Halloween, Freddy vs Jason was greatness! I also loved Nightmare on Elm Street, The Fly with Jeff Goldblum, Fire in the Sky (an alien abduction film that was supposedly based on true events), those bizarre Faces of Death films. I also dug the People Under the Stairs, the Ring, the Strangers, the Saw movies, the Hellraisers, The Exorcist, Jeepers Creepers, Joyride. And of course everything zombie; Evil Dead, World War Z, Zombie Land, Shaun of the Dead, I Am Legend, Army of Darkness.
2. How did the idea for this particular book come to you?

I knew I wanted to start with a zombie novel but always loved horror shows and movies. And my favorite horror flavor has always been zombie. I would load up on Walking Dead and the movies, always telling my wife and kids how those stories could have been better (like the zombies in World War Z were way too fast, everyone knows the real DEAD are slow! Ask George Romero). So my wife suggested that since I was such an expert, I should write my own novel. At first, I thought she was joking, but she wasn’t- so I did it!
3. When did you start writing and how did you get into it?

It was actually about 5 ½ years ago that my wife encouraged me to start this project. But there were a couple of major setbacks along the way that slowed me down. I had a brain tumor removed a few years back (maybe that’s why I had, and still have, some of these deranged thoughts?). Just a year later my wife, having no prior medical issues or warnings, suddenly passed away from a heart attack. I went through some very dark and blurry times since then. For awhile I was getting drunk just about any time I wasn’t having to work. My writing was replaced by depression and destruction for quite some time. But I finally found some peace and got back on track, so here I am!
4. Who are some of your favorite authors and or influences?

Some of the novels I have enjoyed the most are The Strand, Andromeda Strain, Max Brooks’ World War Z and Zombie Survival Guide, Bird Box, The Amityville Horror, The Shining. I just started to read Mark Tufo’s Zombie Fallout and enjoying it greatly! And of course, I like Steven King’s stuff. But who doesn’t, right? I really find myself digging those writers who combine action with some portions of humor mixed into their stories. So I emulated those writers and that style. I believe I injected a good amount of humor into my story. I tried to write a zombie story that was smart but also funny (maybe that’s why I love the Dead Pool movie so much!) One person who read my book so far commented that it is “extremely clever and brisk-paced. The narrative is witty, even when horrifying.” I like that he chose those two words WITTY and HORRIFYING to describe my work, as this is exactly what I was aiming for. If I was a rock group instead of an author, I might be compared to the band Tragedy, a metal band that put their own spin on Bee Gees songs. Or better yet, I might be more like that Death Metal Band that plays Weird Al Yankovic tunes. Is there such a band? There should be! But I also attempted to make WICKED AWAKE smarter than the average zombie book by applying a great level of detail, science, and research into it. Hopefully, I have succeeded!
5. If it isn’t too personal, why did you get out of Law Enforcement?

I retired with over twenty-five years on the job as a cop in North Texas. It was a great career but I am ready for it to be over. Being a police officer has changed over the years. Right after the 9/11 tragedy, cops and firemen were considered to be heroes. Parents encouraged their kids to wave at us and be friendly with us. Nowadays cops are hated and targeted. Firemen are still loved (apparently I chose the wrong career), but not the police. Kids are told to question all authority, especially Law Enforcement. And I get it, I think politics and some of our past leaders are partly to blame, although I’m not going to act like I don’t realize there are some very bad officers out there who have done some really fucked up things. In my book, I mention one seasoned training officer in particular who acts as if he is untouchable, above the law. But for every bad cop like that exists, I would say there’s another nine who are honest and professional. Also, keep in mind that even the cop haters are the first to call 9-1-1 for help when their house is being burglarized or their car is getting jacked.
6. You are a fan of Marvel Comics. Which ones are your favorites and if you could have superpowers, what would they be?
Growing up I was very much into SpiderMan, the Avengers, Fantastic Four, and PowerMan, but my favorite character was the Punisher. That character has been somewhat of an influence in the way I portrayed my protagonist, Jake Hathaway. Hathaway was a Marine and then goes on to become a Dallas Police Officer. He promotes to be a Sergeant and is also a training officer, then a K9 handler.
He goes from being a standup military and police figure to someone who does some very dark things. He does these things for the overall good, but they still appear somewhat tainted to someone from the outside looking in.

7. Just for fun, if they make a movie of your book, who would you picture starring in it?

Maybe Rob Gronkowski could make his acting debut in this role. But he may be too busy wrasslin’. It would have to be someone about his size- 6’5’’ and up, in his late 20’s to early 30’s. The guy would have to be built like a damn Mack truck. Or maybe some newcomer who looks like a brunette version of Rocky 3’s evil Russian boxer guy, played by Dolph Lungdren. But he would need to have darker hair and simulating more of a New York accent than that fake Russian one. Anyone remember Dolph Lungdren? Is that dude still alive? He would be 62 now… Dolph- if you’re reading this; are you available?

8. What else are you working on, or what can we expect from in your writing future?

I’m already about halfway through with WICKED AWAKE part 2 and I’ve also been throwing around the idea of writing a book about my experiences in writing a book. And about my struggle to figure out this social media stuff. I’m not sure which of those two reads will be scarier…

I want to thank Merrill for taking his time to answer my questions! And after you are done reading this, go to some of his links to find out more or just connect!

email- 1merrilldavid@gmail.com
Twitter- https://twitter.com/merrill19673060
Website – https://1merrilldavid.wixsite.com/wickedawake

 

The Desire Card by Lee Matthew Goldberg- Fahrenheit-Press- Review

Hello readers! Just your Horrormadam here to give you my review of Lee Matthew Goldbergs book The Desire Card for the Blackthorn Book Tour, a book tour service provider dedicated to dark fiction.

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First, let me tell you a little bit about this amazing author…

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Lee Matthew Goldberg is the author of the novels SLOW DOWN and THE MENTOR from St. Martin’s Press. He has been published in multiple languages and nominated for the 2018 Prix du Polar. The first book in an international thriller series, THE DESIRE CARD, is out from Fahrenheit Press and the second book in the series PREY NO MORE will be forthcoming in 2020. Lee is the co-curator of The Guerrilla Lit Reading Series, which features readings from emerging and established authors.

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I give the book The Desire Card a 4 out of 5 stars. It was very well written and thoroughly engrossing. The protagonist Harrison Stockton is morally broken and looking to escape his fate. The only problem I had was that when reading about the things that happen to Harry, the only story that came to mind to compare it too was The Book of Job from the bible. Bad things continually happen to Harry but unlike Job, it wasn’t a problem with faith but with ego. The only problem I found was that I had to keep reading to see what would finally happen for Harry, which would normally be a good thing but soooo many bad things happen to him that it was like reading a literal trainwreck.

You all know I am a huge fan of the dark and macabre and this is definitely dark and it also flows so nicely that I do recommend it, just be prepared for Murphy’s Law to take over much of the protagonist’s plans. Like the idiom says “Be careful what you most desire for ultimately you will have to pay the price.”

 

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BIM A New Maine, Film Looking to Recreate the Magic of Jim Henson Debuts on Kickstarter

It is my pleasure to introduce you to the BIMs, A #Media #Production #Outreach & #Filmmaking Company, Creators of ‘BIM’ + Stewards of #Indiefilm positivity! NOW LIVE ON KICKSTARTER http://kck.st/30sur5c. I met these furry aliens on Twitter and they are always entertaining and their human handlers are quite nice as well! I just wanted to send a quick shout out to my readers to let you know about their new project on KICKSTARTER. I always love to encourage Independent Film and I also love furry “actors” as long as they aren’t Zuni dolls from Trilogy of Terror. Eeek! Make sure to read their digital press release at the bottom and check out their wonderful videos!

Inspired by the business model of the Jim Henson Company, Believe In Me or “BIM”, a production company from Portland, Maine, launches its original puppet characters, “The BIMs” and their first feature-length film “BIM One” with a 60-day Kickstarter Campaign on August 17th. BIM plans to attract donors to its film, which introduces ‘The BIMs,’ six optimistic, filmmaking aliens (who just happen to look like puppets) who crash land in Maine, by offering a wide selection of Kickstarter perks. BIM will be highlighting each of their perks, along with an overview and highlight videos of their work in education and the community, by debuting over a dozen short films produced specifically for their 60-day Kickstarter campaign. BIM’s campaign will feature perks ranging from t-shirts and sweatshirts to formal BIM commercials for businesses and a customized video greeting from the BIM characters themselves.

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Created by USM production student, Chris ‘Keyson’ Jones in 2013, BIM features over 20 Maine performers and crew members who have helped produce 24 short films and one-third of “BIM One’ over the course of six years, prior to this inaugural Kickstarter campaign. Says Jones, “The BIMs work universally across all mediums and a production company works within. Our first film establishes how six furry optimistic aliens from a planet known as BIM, wind up masquerading as puppet characters in Portland, Maine. At the same time, it launches Believe In Me and our positive message on a number of other levels necessary for our company and characters to be successful,”

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Additionally, Believe in Me has designed two supplemental programs for media education and community outreach around their signature BIM characters, producing a short charter film for each program. BIM’s commitment to positivity and networking during its early years has also paid off, earning BIM an established and growing online and social media fan-base of over 12k followers in the global Independent Filmmaking, Art, Writing and Music communities.

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Beyond just puppets, Believe In Me is a full-service production company that believes in creating positive, inspirational and first-class media of all sorts and sees its BIM characters as mascots, spokes-characters, and champions of BIM’s larger, positive mission and message. With its Kickstarter debut upcoming on August 17th Believe in Me plans to use its first feature-length film as a launchpad for a highly unique and self-sustaining business model and approach to the often cut-throat world of Independent Filmmaking, with its six BIM characters at its nucleus. Samples of Believe In Me and the BIMs work and larger mission can be found by following @bimbelieveinme across all social media platforms, or by visiting their website at http://www.BelieveInMe.Me.

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