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Project of the Day: ‘Beacon Point’

Project of the Day: 'Beacon Point'

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Beacon Point 

Tweetable Logline: The woods are scary for a reason.

Elevator Pitch: A group of hikers on the Appalachian Trail stumbles across an ancient secret that threatens their survival.

Production Team:

Directed by
Eric Blue

Writing Credits
Eric Blue
Traci Carroll

Produced by
Matt Ackerman
Eric Blue
Scott Salamon

Music by
Kevin Riepl

Cinematography by
Jim McKinney

About the Production: If you’ve ever been hiking or camping alone, far away from civilization,
you know how creepy things can get. That was my inspiration for
writing “Beacon Point.” My goal was to take these experiences and channel
them into a fresh story. I wanted to write a horror-thriller screenplay
that would break many of the cliches and imagery that so many movies
have rehashed. For example, our protagonist, or hero, is a woman. “Beacon
Point” melds American Indian legends and an ominous and remote area of
the Great Smoky Mountains to create the perfect environment for our

Current Status: Post-production. All that’s left is music, visual FX and coloring. Release date is September 2014

For more information and to support this project: Kickstarter Page

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