Enigma Box (vol.1) "Arcanum"


A project in Northridge, Los Angeles, CA by Michael Reaves

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Joe Belicek doesn't believe in vampires - good thing they believe in him.
Backers: 1485
Average Pledge Per Backer: $59

Funded: $88,321 of $50,000
Dates: May 15th -> Jun 14th (30 days)
Project By: Michael Reaves
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Kickstarter Success Blood Kiss Unites Stars Behind Michael Reaves' Story

June 18th - via: dreadcentral.com
Another horror film has passed through the Kickstarter gauntlet and come out a winner. Blood Kiss, a vamp noir, was written by Michael Reaves, who is suffering from Parkinson's Disease. The horror community has rallied behind this project and is making it a reality. (Read More)


June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We had less than one hour's notice to assemble the team for ABC NEWS last night, but we did it!   And... what a beautiful segment it was! Check it out!!  Here's the VIDEO!  Kickstarter funds Reaves' 'Blood Kiss' | Video | abc7.com This is it....... (Read More)

Photos from ABC News! More Videos!

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Just about 8 hours to go, and we've crossed over $80,000  Absolutely amazing!  It's getting late here on the west coast. We're going to take a little cat nap and hopefully when we wake up, we'll be at $100,000!  The segment on ABC NEWS was... (Read More)


June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
What an exciting evening it has been!!!  We got a phone-call just a few short hours ago that Los Angeles Entertainment Host, George Pennacchio wanted to do a spotlight piece on MICHAEL REAVES and BLOOD KISS!   Miraculously we pulled all of the LA... (Read More)

A Video msg from Mallory Reaves about her Dad, Parkinson's Disease, and the movie Blood Kiss.

June 13th - via: kickstarter.com
18 hours to go!!  Have you guys seen some of the amazing art-work being submitted to the Ruby Day contest? They're here in this Photo Gallery  . And we adore this piece written by Michael Reaves on Film Courage Another favorite is this piece on... (Read More)

21 HOURS! A Video Message from Team Blood Kiss!!

June 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you. Thank you. Thank you!!! We are making this movie.  With your help we hit our initial goal, we have 21 hours to shoot for the stars!   Can we hit $100,000?!  We think so!!   Can we go even higher?!  We think so (but we may be sleep... (Read More)

New Rewards! New Sales! New Add-Ons! New Press!

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
35 Hours To Go!! Our largest press so far!  Hey look, the big guys are starting to notice! A Blood Kiss Feature on FANGORIAExaminer Interviews Co-Producer Leah Cevoli & Artist Tom Mandrake  and we were totally surprised by... BLOOD KISS... (Read More)

SALE!! The CROSS Level Includes Walk On Role!

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
While looking at the Rewards, we noticed there was only one level (outside of the BIG ones), that had no pledges on it. The Cross Level.. which in my opinion may be one of the coolest levels in the campaign. A walk-on role in a movie with Neil Gaiman... (Read More)

48 HOURS! New Videos-Neil Gaiman & Amber Benson speak on green light power and breaking open Hollywood.

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
THIS IS IT!  The last 48 Hours!! Let's see how big we can make Blood Kiss! The exclusive Kickstarter perks end Friday morning at 9:57am PST! Get them now!!!Remember you can add-on: The Soundtrack CD (Update #19)One or Both Posters (Update #17)The... (Read More)

Neil Gaiman Film Noir Already in the Kickstarter Black

June 12th - via: mediabistro.com
With a few days still left at the Kickstarter end, 1940s-set indie vampire drama Blood Kiss is already well on its way. Amber Benson and Neil Gaiman are attached to star; the initial target-budget of $50,000 has been surpassed; and a companion graphic novel is in the works. (Read More)

67 HOURS! More Videos with Neil and Amber! And A Father's Day Treat w/Tom and Sian Mandrake

June 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings! Just a quick update with a few more videos. Here's our latest press release, feel free to share it and post it all over the world! :)... (Read More)

Blood Kiss Kickstarter Features Tom & Sian Mandrake

June 11th - via: geekdad.com
Father-daughter artists team up to work on a Blood Kiss graphic novel based on Kickstarted film by Michael Reaves. (Read More)

New Rewards (Soundtrack!) and A Letter From Michael

June 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Good Morning, Afternoon, and Evening (there are BK fans in every time zone!) 3 Days To Go! The countdown has begun!Our stretch goal of $100,000 is in sight! By popular demand we've added our SOUNDTRACK CD as an add-on! Hear Amber sing, she Rocks!,... (Read More)

Neil & Amber Blood Kiss Character & Movie Details! (2 New Videos!)

June 10th - via: kickstarter.com
AMAZING new behind the scenes video! We've saved some of the very best for the last few days of our campaign.  Our campaign ends Friday morning at 9:57am PST. Please feel free to spread these videos near and far.  Neil Gaiman reveals new details... (Read More)

4 DAYS! New Rewards! New Videos! Poster Add-On! & More!

June 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Good Morning!  (or other salutation depending on your timezone!) WE ARE DOWN TO  THE FINAL FOUR DAYS!  Help us hit that stretch goal of $100,000!  We want to know what YOU our backers would like to see as more rewards. Is there anything missing?... (Read More)

Michael's Last Spoken Video Interview and Poster Sale

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone, We are in a final FIVE DAYS!!  Can you believe it? Wow!   Thank you for all of the support, the pledges, the sharing, the blogs, the contests!  You are all amazing. We now have over 1000 backers and that rocks! Make sure you're... (Read More)

Blood Kiss ART Contest

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
We've been so impressed with all of the love from our backers who are writers and bloggers, that we thought... hey, maybe we have some great artists out there too! Announcing... The Blood Kiss ART Contest By now, you've seen a few of the initial... (Read More)

New Video! Neil Gaiman on his friendship with Michael Reaves

June 6th - via: kickstarter.com
At first Michael asked us not to share the more personal video footage, and many of these clips were left out of the original Kickstarter Video. Michael didn't want people donating to Blood Kiss out of pity. He wanted people to donate because they... (Read More)

Blood Kiss is on Reddit!

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

A Video Message from Neil Gaiman- on his acting role

June 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Check out the latest in our Backers Blogs! http://profetenhastur.blogspot.no/2013/06/blodige-noir-kyss.html http://gaygeek.com.au/blog/2013/05/22/neil-gaiman-amber-benson-cast-in-movie-by-gargoyles-writer-michael-reeves/... (Read More)


June 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Team Blood Kiss!  Alright, listen up... this may be a little confusing, BUT you all have asked for the Graphic Novel by Tom Mandrake & Tom's daughter Sian Mandrake to be added as a Reward. At this point in time, we don't have a ton of details... (Read More)

10 Days Left!! GRAPHIC NOVEL REWARD! Blood Kiss visits London Below!

June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Good Morning Team Blood Kiss! WE HAVE TEN DAYS LEFT!   What an incredible journey so far, and we thank you for taking this with us! Speaking of journeys, a few weekends ago Team Blood Kiss stopped by The Sacred Fools Theatre in Los Angeles, to catch... (Read More)

Blood Kiss Internship Opportunity

June 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Thank You from Michael, a Photo from Neil, New Goal!

May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
TEAM BLOOD KISS:  THANK YOU EVERYONE! From all of us out here to all of you out there, our eternal thanks for pushing us over $50,000 in just 2 weeks. You have been so good to us!  The Winners of our Memorial Day T-Shirt Raffle!!Owen Wallace, Megan... (Read More)

Kickstart some art: Creative projects that need cash

May 28th - via: usatoday.com
In no particular order, here are several ideas that sound worthwhile and offer cool incentives if you donate: (Read More)

New Blood Kiss ARTWORK! & More Great Updates! (plus details on how to claim your Official T-Shirt)

May 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone,  More News Artwork and Sales! Team Blood Kiss apologizes for sending out a second update today, we respect your inbox, but there was just so much more we wanted to share with you! Clarification on the MEMORIAL DAY T-SHIRT SALE! $40... (Read More)


May 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone! We've been getting a lot of requests for a new Sale, so here it is! For 24 hours you can add-on an Official Blood Kiss T-Shirt for only 40! Wear Tom Mandrake's amazing art that's turning heads and wining praise around the web. A... (Read More)

New Rewards

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Blood Kiss Rising

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings Blood Kiss Family! You guys are amazing, thank you so much for all of your kind words, creativity and support. We love you. We're at $27,000 already! Neil Gaiman and Amber Benson sent us 2 very personal videos from their web-cameras. Neil... (Read More)

Behind The Scenes Video, Press, & THANKS!

May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings Blood Kiss Family! It's the afternoon of day 3 here in Los Angeles, and at this moment we have 220 Backers who have donated a total of $18,154!!!!   We are blown away by your generosity!  This means that we are 36% funded!  Thank you for... (Read More)

Michael Reaves' Story..

May 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Our good friends at Film Courage, ran this piece on Michael today. We think it speaks to the heart of this project, and we know you will too. Take a look: http://filmcourage.com/content/bite-me  www.PledgeBloodKiss.com   (Read More)

WOW! 29% Funded on Day One! Thank You!

May 16th - via: kickstarter.com
An absolutely AMAZINGLY BIG BLOOD KISS THANK YOU to all 156 of our campaign backers. All of our backers mean a lot to us, but the 156 of you are first-day backers and that is huge!! A big thank you to Neil, Amber, Tom, and the rest of the Blood Kiss... (Read More)

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