We here at Museum of the Weird (and our sister store SFANTHOR on South Congress) love horror movies, and as a locally owned small business, we understand as well how much work goes into a project like making an indie horror film. So when we heard about the devotion and love going into the Texas made film “Found Footage 3D” by writer/director Steven DeGennaro, our interest was piqued.
The plot follows a group of indie filmmakers making the first 3D found footage horror film who find themselves trapped IN a found footage 3d horror when a evil entity from their own movie starts showing up in their behind-the-scenes footage. Going for the funny and scary in the vein of Wes Craven’s “Scream”, the canny crew use their knowledge of cliches and rules of the found footage genre to survive.
While the principal photography is complete, a movie like this requires a good deal of work in post, funds to complete practical effects shots and money for marketing. Which is why Steven turned to Indiegogo to help fun the post-production work. Making a plea for backers is an art in and of itself and I can safely say that the Found Footage 3D crew put together one of the most appealing and funny support videos I’ve yet to come across:
But that’s not nearly all of the free horror funnies the gang has put together to entice you into helping make what looks to be a great film. If you go to their indiegogo page, which you can by clicking at the link at the bottom of this page, you’ll see a fun diorama swede (inexpensive re-creation) of Johnny Depp’s death from the original “Nightmare on Elm Street” film as well as a few scenes from the movie, making-of footage, the award-winning short by the director “First Date” and more.
You know Steven, you had me at “I wanted to do as much of the movie’s effects practically as possible. Especially the gore effects. Nobody likes CG gore effects.”. No, no they don’t. At least not any respectable horror fans. Check out their fun website for the film and go to their indiegogo to support the film and get all kinds of cool perks including very rare signed collectibles from the original “Texas Chainsaw Massacre”.