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Project of the Day: ‘Child Eater’

Project of the Day: 'Child Eater'

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Child Eater

Tweetable Logline: A babysitter, a missing kid, and a local legend who eats the eyes of children to keep himself from going blind.

Elevator Pitch: Helen isn’t thrilled about babysitting little Lucas and it certainly
doesn’t make it any easier that he’s convinced he hears breathing coming
from his closet. But it’s just his imagination, right?

When Helen goes upstairs to check on Lucas late at night, she’s shocked
to find an empty bed. Now she’s got no choice but to follow his trail
deep into the woods, the same woods where, decades earlier, an infamous
serial killer preyed on children and ate their eyes in order to keep
himself from going blind.

Needless to say, Helen is in for quite a ride … 

Production Team:

Writer/Director: Erlingur Thoroddsen
Producers: Perri Nemiroff, Luke Spears
Cinematographer: John Wakayma Carey
Production Designer: Ramsey Scott
Costume Designer: Annie Simon
Special Effects Make Up: Fiona Tyson
Music: Einar Sv. Tryggvason

About the Production: There’s nothing quite like watching a well made horror film – one that
taps into your deepest fears, creeps up on you unexpectedly and then
makes you jump and scream with exhilaration.

CHILD EATER was born out of a longing to make a film that does exactly
that: a straight-up horror film firing on all cylinders that would
encapsulate all the elements we love about the genre: suspense, a sense
of dread, well placed humor and just enough gore to keep the
bloodthirsty satisfied. But also one with a good story that resonates
with an audience. 

Current Status: Fundraising, about to go into production.

For more information and to support this project: Kickstarter Page 

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