Crowdfunding Spotlight: Tom Savini’s Death Island movie campaign on Indiegogo

The Grinning Skull

In a departure from the usual wargaming stuff, we go to the realms of movieland and the undead, Ladies and Gentlemen, prepare for Tom Savini‘s Death Island!!

Ok, so if you don’t know who Tom Savini is, you might as well be a zombie! Serious fans of the horror genre will instantly recognise the legendary man behind this brilliant new Indiegogo campaign to raise $1 million to fund a new zombie film, Death Island.

Tom is a SFX pioneer, accomplished actor (Knightriders, Dawn of the dead (original & remake), From Dusk till Dawn) , director and producer, and this new movie will mark his return as director since he did the remake of Romero’s original Night of the Living dead. With the help of us lot, we could make this a reality and even get a speaking role in the upcoming film (Yeah, I…

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Cool Kick-Starting Project: George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead …Live!

I’m laughably broke right about now. Perhaps partially because a couple of years ago, I bought my husband and I VIP passes to attend a special cocktail party/fireside chat with George Romero–and there were only fifty spots, so I didn’t think about the insane high price when I was practically spraining my fingers getting out my credit card for a reservation.

Kick Starting Project: George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead Live

I keep trying to write about meeting Mr. Romero, but every time I do, I just geek out and go into blurt mode. The ‘Don of the Dead’ could not have been nicer or more real. Anyway, things are lean, so I’m more than happy to support this project by spreading the word about it. Maybe I’ll have a couple of bucks left after Halloween, but until then, I’ll pass it on! Please do the same if this sounds as awesome to you as it does to me!

Evans City cemetery in 2007, a filming locatio...

Evans City cemetery in 2007, a filming location for George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

They’re coming to get you, Barbara…

Kick Starting Project: George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead Live