Tom Savini's Death Island

Tom Savini, a legend in the horror genre, is embedded with voodoo priests, the undead, and a grand plan for the next zombie epic. And you can be a part of it!
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Rick Danford
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Film
Tampa, Florida
United States
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What is Tom Savini's Death Island?

Tom Savini, a legend in the horror genre, is set to direct a script that he helped write that will re-invent the zombie film. This is a very personal film for Tom. After directing the 1990 remake of Night of the Living Dead Tom said he would never want to direct another zombie film until he felt he could make them scary again. And with Tom Savini's Death Island he feels that time has come. And with your help, he will get this chance to bring this ground breaking film to life and out to the fans. So we're calling on all you zombie lovers and horror fans the world over to help us make this film.

With a great story, some of the most unique and horrifying zombie kills ever
filmed as well as a fast paced and thrilling adventure with wonderful characters, Tom Savini promises to give the fans what they want and create a world that will be talked about for years to come. The fans want a fresh and exciting take on zombies and Tom Savini’s Death Island is that film! And with this crowd funding effort you can be a major part of making this historic film a reality!

What We Need & What You Get

We are looking to raise $1,000,000 to film this feature length movie. 100% of the money raised will go into the budget. Tom is an experienced Director and Producer and has a capable team surrounding him that are set to move into action once the budget is secured.

Should we raise more than what we have targeted then Tom will be able to enhance the already incredible FX shots we already have planned for the film and maybe we can even add some more names to the cast as well. This will all depend on you. If we don't raise enough to meet our goal then we will use the funds we do raise to entice private investors and or distributors to jump onboard and help us reach our goal so we can move into pre-production.

In the end our plan is to put together a film that could potentially have a theatrical release and we know it will do some major damage on the DVD front when it's released. We fully expect Tom Savini's Death Island to become a staple in the zombie genre for years to come.

We have many great perks for those of you that do get involved and help us realize this dream project of ours. Everything from cool film swag and props, having your name listed in the credits, a shot at a small role in the film and maybe even the chance to accompany Tom Savini and the cast of crew of the film at the red carpet premiere. We want you to help us make this film a reality, and with that, have your name forever linked to it. Because everybody who pledges gets their name in the credits! This is your chance to be a part of a zombie film that is being brought to life by one of the most recognizable names in the genre, Tom Savini! JOIN US!

Why do we need Tom Savini's Death Island?

Zombie films have been around forever and are at an all time high right now. With the incredible success of AMC's The Walking Dead and most recently the blockbuster feature film, World War Z, the audiences are coming out in force to support quality zombie fare. Well Tom Savini's Death Island will not only give the fans what they want but it will also bring a fresh take to the screen and ground the zombie mythology to its original roots while also bringing some new and scary concepts to the table that have never before been seen on the screen. Tom wants to bring many of the ideas he had to this film that he was unable to bring to life when filming his version of Night of the Living Dead. 

And this will help Tom Savini's Death Island stand apart for the rest and revitalize the cinematic future of the living dead moving forward. Plus the chance to see some of the names Tom has lined up to appear in the film make it even better. Horror Icon's Tony Todd, Tiffany Shepis, Debbie Rochon and most recently Bill Moseley are already on board and more will follow as soon as funding is secure.


Other Ways You Can Help

We understand that there are many zombie fans out there that are not in a position to contribute to our cause but still want to help in some way. Well if you are that person, we would love to have you a part of the Tom Savini's Death Island: Savini's Army!

As a member of Savini's Army you can help us by spreading the word! Post our www.letsmakeazombiemovie.com link on every facebook page, horror group and or anywhere you think people will take notice and have a look. If you can help focus some attention to our efforts here, some of those eyes may turn into contributors and we may reach our goal after all. So get out their soldiers and help us get Tom Savini's Death Island made!

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  • $10USD
    Legion of the Undead

    Who doesn’t want to be involved in a Zombie film? Well here’s your chance to be a part of one that will set the bar for Zombie films going forward. And it will be directed by the man who helped make Zombies scary in the first place! For your contribution you’ll receive backer updates through out the production, your name in the credits of the movie and be a part of zombie movie history!

    31 claimed
    Estimated delivery: November 2013
  • $25USD
    Savini's Indiegogo Army

    First up you'll get your name in the credits and backer updates through out the process. On top of that we'll email you a copy of the original script after the film is released.

    5 claimed
  • $50USD
    Friday the 13th Special

    In honor of our favorite day of the month, Friday the 13th, we are offering everyone that purchases this package all that comes with the packages above. And on top of that you will receive an autographed Mini-Poster signed by as many of the cast and crew as we can wrangle around the table. And after the campaign is over, and we are successful, we will choose one very lucky person to receive a phone call from Tom Savini himself!

    3 claimed
    Estimated delivery: March 2014
  • $100USD
    Zombie Horde

    You will get all of the above as well as an autographed picture of Tom Savini from the set! You’ll also get an Indiegogo Backer Exclusive DVD that will have some very cool behind the scenes goodies that won't be available anywhere else! This exclusive DVD will only be going out to Indiegogo backers.

    8 claimed
    Estimated delivery: March 2014
  • $250USD
    Leader's of the Undead

    And here’s where it gets JUICY! As a $250 backer you will not only receive all of the items from the previous packages but you will also receive an autographed copy of the Limited Edition Collector’s Item Printed Prequel Comic Book printed just for this level and higher! You'll also receive an autographed copy of the Official DVD release! And this DVD will be jam packed with extras and plenty of zombie goodness!

    2 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $1,000USD
    Fresh Meat - Premium

    You will receive all of the above stated items as well as the opportunity to be made up as a zombie and take part in the film! You must make your own way to Florida but we'll provide all the blood and guts for you! And Tom Savini himself will teach you how to be a zombie!

    1 claimed
    Estimated delivery: January 2014
  • $5,000USD
    King Zombie - Premium

    Not only will you receive all of the above but you will also find you and a plus 1 added to the Exclusive Guest List for the Tom Savini’s Death Island Wrap Party where you will be able to chat and party with the Filmmakers and Cast of the film and you will also be included in Exclusive Photo sessions with the Master himself and other Cast and Crew!

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    Estimated delivery: March 2014
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