The Sea - A Haunting Tale of Love, Fear and Uncontrollable Forces!

Love, fear and uncontrollable forces! Join us as we together make the movie “The Sea” an independent feature from the director Oscar Beckmann.
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Oscar Beckmann
Film
San Francisco, California
United States
1 Team Member

About Our Project

Have you ever had the feeling that something is grabbing you, pulling you in by some mesmerizing force? A hypnotic power taking control over you’re very being, drawing you closer with each passing breath… 

Join us as we together make the movie “The Sea” an independent feature from the director Oscar Beckmann.

The Sea, is a hunting tale of a young couples struggle to save their marriage.  A restorative vacation to the coast however takes a turn for the worse.  Unexplainable, even eerie, things begin to transpire and Caroline finds herself mysteriously fascinated by the water.  The movement of the waves, the sound that washes over her leaves Caroline unable to resist its lure. 

Our executive producer have promised to match we can raise here on IndieGoGo - So the more we mange to raise the better off we are to make this movie.  Whatever the size of your donation, is important to put our vision on the screen. The Sea is founded by contributions from you here on IndieGoGo - So if we don't reach our goal here this movie won't happen. 

So let's work together and make this movie a reality!

Directed by Oscar Beckmann, a young independent filmmaker and cinematographer, has teamed up with some great minds to tell a compelling story about love, fear and uncontrollable forces. The Sea is a haunting thriller about just that!

We are also excited to announce that Philip Bowen and David Worth will be joining as consultants and mentors for The Sea. The two of them combined have incredible resumes and will bring a lot of knowledge to The Sea. 

Philip Bowen has been working in the camera department as 1st AC on movies such as: The Hunt for Red October (1990), Minority Report (2002), Pirates of the Caribbean (2011) and Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon (2011).

David Worthis a Director of Photography that has worked with Clint Eastwood on the movie Bronco Billy (1980), Bloodsport (1988) as the Director of Photography. He also directed the critically acclaimed movie Kickboxer (1989).

Both of them have given their time toThe Sea and we are extremely excited to work with them and make this movie the best we possible can!

Your contribution will fully go to the production - minus some fees that IndieGoGo requires - this includes, but not limited to: Production crew, equipment rental, location fees, music, editing and a other important costs.

If we manage to reach our goal and go beyond that would be A-M-A-Z-I-N-G and nothing would really make me happier if we do! And rest assure, every additional penny is going to the production of The Sea. The more we raise the higher production value. 

Whether you donate or not, you can absolutely help by assisting us with our promotion efforts. Here are some examples of what you can do to help out:

• Follow us on Twitter @TheSeaMovie
• Like our Facebook Page
• Register with our blog at www.TheSea-Movie.com
• Or send us an email and say Hi 

Reward Descriptions

Some of the rewards need just a little extra description, so you know just exactly how AWESOME they are!

Behind The Scenes Video Diaries:

For the people that are interested in being the first to get information about our movie you should go for a reward where we give you access to such content. This will be videos from the pre-production stage, on set, post-production, interviews with cast and crew and exclusive sneak peaks of The Sea!

Norwegian Chocolate:

Have you ever tried Norwegian chocolate? No? Well you are in for a taste explosion in your mouth. I can't really describe it, but you have a few choices:

  • Milk Chocolate
  • Milk Chocolate with Hazel Nuts 
  • Milk Chocolate with Raisins
  • Milk Chocolate with Caramel

Extra In the Movie:

Almost anyone can be in The Sea as an extra! But there are a few important papers to sign and some people may be unable to participate in this. You cannot be a part of SAG/AFTRA you also need to sign a release waver. Contact us if you want more info about this perk.


(All Travle and Lodging are paid for by the backer, international shipping add $10 to any donation)



Stretch Rewards:

If our founding goal is reached, donators of $25 or more will get extra perks and gifts!

$25000:

Everyone will be awarded with an exclusive signed crew photo!

$35000:

Everyone will get a signed poster and access to the behind the scenes blog!

$45000:

Everyone will get a 5 minutes extended sneak peak of the movie when it becomes available.

$55000:

LOCKED - It’s a secret for now!

$65000:

LOCKED - It’s a secret for now!

$75000:

LOCKED - It’s a secret for now!

$85000:

We will set up a private screening in San Francisco, CA and Los Angeles, CA Theater - Details will be available when we get closer to this goal. (Not including Travel and Lodging)



Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can I contact you?

A: You can either drop us a line here at IndieGoGo or you can shoot us an email, don't be shy, we are all friendly people!

Q: How does my money help the production?

A: Your money will help with: Production crew, equipment rental, location fees, music, editing and an other important costs.

Q: Do you ship international?

A: Yes we ship online, only thing you have to do is to add an additional $10 to your pledge and we will be happy to ship you.

Q: Can I increase my pledge? 

A: Absolutely!  If you want a higher award, just donate again and will up your total contribution accordingly.  

Q: I can't help with money, is there anything else I can do?

A: You absolutely can! Share our IndieGoGo campaign on twitter, Facebook or through and media source that works for you! Help us spread the word!

Q: Some rewards requires travel and lodge, do I have to pay for that? 

A: Yes, we are NOT able to pay for any travel and lodging. But we will help you with recommending a hotel and flight.

Q: If funded, when will the film be ready?

A:If funded, we plan to shoot in August, and have the completed movie by the end of the year.

Thanks for reading and your support!! 

- The whole The Sea Team

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  • $1,000USD
    Featured
    Talk With The Director!!

    You are insane! You will get Blu-Ray combo pack of the movie and a limited edition "Kickstarter The Sea" t-shirt, all the behind the scenes updates and a signed poster. Did you really think we should stop there. In addition you get a whole hour to talk with the director on the phone about everything surrounding the movie! You also get as special credit thanking you in the end credits so you can tell all your friends that you made this movie come true!

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  • $5USD
    Thank You

    Thank you so much for supporting our project, you will get a personal thank you on our Facebook page!

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  • $15USD
    Shout Out!

    Thank you for supporting this project! In fact, you are so cool that we will give you access to all of the behind the scenes updates, plus a shout out on our twitter account and put your name in the thank you list on the movies web page.

    1 claimed

  • $25USD
    Digital Copy Pack

    Your awesome, you will get everything from the perks above plus a digital download on the release date

    8 claimed

  • $50USD
    The DVD Pack

    Woah! Your support is much appreciated! You will receive access to all of the behind the scenes updates, plus a shout out on our twitter account and put your name in the thank you list on the movies web page. But It does not stop there, We will send you a copy of the movie with all its features.

    6 claimed

  • $75USD
    DVD and Limited T-shirt Pack

    Not only will you get access to our frequent updates about the movie but you will also get a video diary updates where the director tells you about the progress and whats have been done. We will also give you a "The Sea" t-shirt, signed photograph of the crew and of course we will send you a copy of the movie!

    3 claimed

  • $125USD
    The Script and Poster Pack

    Not only will you get access to our frequent updates about the movie but you will also get a video diary updates where the director tells you about the progress and whats have been done. We will also give you a "The Sea" t-shirt, signed photograph of the crew and the actual shooting script of the movie! Signed by the director and the main characters, of course we will send you a copy of the movie!

    3 claimed

  • $250USD
    Blu-Ray and Norwegian Candy

    You will get Blu-Ray combo pack of the movie, a "The Sea" t-shirt", signed photograph of the crew and the behind the scenes updates. A big thanks on our web page and I will go to the store a buy you a candybar! Just tell me your preference and I will get it!

    1 claimed

  • $500USD
    Blu-Ray and End Credit Pack

    You will get Blu-Ray combo pack of the movie, a "The Sea" t-shirt", signed photograph of the crew and the behind the scenes updates. You also get as special credit thanking you in the end credits so you can tell all your friends that you made this movie come true!

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  • $3,500USD
    Associate Producer Pack

    Holly guacamole, I honestly should just make a bullet point list for what you are getting. You will of course get Blu-Ray of the movie and a limited edition The Sea t-shirt. Did you really think we should stop there. You will get to have a lunch with the director (in the Bay Area) for a hour asking about about film, and I will throw in a candy bar from Norway. And you can impress your friends with the title Associate Producer! - (All travel expenses and lodging are paid buy the backer)

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  • $6,500USD
    The Executive Producer Pack

    Jedi's, Superman, Batman or Captain America, your my new superhero! And I will put your superhero name in the end credits! You will get a Blu-Ray of the movie, limited edition t-shirt and access to the video diary. You will be invited to the directors home for a screening and dinner in the Bay Area, and we will throw you in the movie as an extra. And you can brag to your friends about being an Executive Producer of The Sea! - (All travel expenses and lodging are paid buy the backer)

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