These days it is not enough to just post a video on Kickstarter if you are hoping to get funding... you need to really kick it up a notch. Nick Nicolaou - a good friend of fxguide and his team at Make-Up Effects Group (I, Frankenstein, The Wolverine, Avatar, The Matrix) has certainly done that.
Nick has just launched a Kickstarter Campaign for his film Mary Doe , the film is a Horror/Thriller feature film, in the vein of such classic films as: Alien, The Thing, Dawn of the Dead and The Terminator. It will blend state of the art "old school" practical effects, thrills and chills, with an exciting and intelligent story.
- Cool Creatures.
- Frightening Make-Up Effects.
- Stunning Miniature Landscapes.
- Elaborate Animatronic Characters.
As part of the ongoing campaign Nick and the team are posting a series of entertaining and frankly sort of insanely mad videos - such as this one below- which saw them launch an (animatronic) zombie into space (well very very high orbit) . When you see how much these guys are putting into the campaign - we can't wait to see what they will do in a whole movie !
Makeup effects group is a team we have known for over 25 years - they provided the practical effects on our film I Love Sarah Jane at fxphd.com - they have major cred, a love of effects and serious hard core experience to actually deliver. If you are in a position to... please support them...
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