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The Final Report of Henry Barrow

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Aaron Vanek

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A supernatural thriller about the monsters we might become when we fight monsters.
Backers: 189
Average Pledge Per Backer: $73

Funded: $13,749 of $20,000
Dates: Aug 21st -> Sep 20th (30 days)
Project By: Aaron Vanek
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Latest News

Update #19 - Finished?

September 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We only have a few hours left, and it's not looking good for our agents--not even halfway to our funding goal. However, we want to complete this to the end and see how much we get, as well as how many donors. We are considering plan B (and C, D,... (Read More)

Update 18 = The Interrogation

September 15th - via: kickstarter.com
The Green Box Podcast team interrogated me for an hour about the movie and some other things I am working on or have worked on. Then they go and expose it to the world on the podcast. Truth revealed, listen here!  (Read More)

Addendum to #17 - RTI poster winner

September 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Everyone who donated between Sept 4-11 was entered into a contest to win one of the last of two remaining Return to Innsmouth posters. You had a number of chances based on your donation level--higher donations meant more chances.  The winner is... I... (Read More)

Final Report: Official Update 17 - Contest winners and NEW contest

September 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Brenda rehearsing lines for the teaser at location Apologies to everyone for not updating in the past few days. I have been in the throes of directing and producing an immersive and interactive haunt called Give Up the Ghost. Check it out if you are... (Read More)

Sixteenth update: New poster art and Adam Scott Glancy rants!

September 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Christian Matzke, a Lurker filmmaker and magnificent prop maker (he has a Necronomicon!) created these new images (all you see in this update) for the movie-feel free to spread them around, and remember, ping me back so i can keep track for the... (Read More)

Fifteenth update: teaser photos and a sketch (spoiler!)

September 9th - via: kickstarter.com
We are coming into our final days, and still need a push to reach our goal.  This is a big project, and our goal includes a SAG actor (and SAG union rates) plus a very special real world "effect" by Dave Snyder, who worked on the H.P. Lovecraft... (Read More)

Last hours of the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival's® (fully funded) Kickstarter

September 8th - via: kickstarter.com
There are just a few hours left to get a piece of the Portland H.P Lovecraft Film Festival® Kickstarter campaign (the Plateau of Leng). This 24th year features special guests Roger Corman (who almost attended the San Pedro HPLFF), Richard Stanley... (Read More)

Backers only update

September 7th - via: kickstarter.com
This update is for the backers only--welcome everyone! Thank you for your donation! If you have any questions or comments, please ask. Spread the word, there's not much time left! From the 2004 HPLFF®-Portland  (Read More)

Fourteenth update: halfway

September 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you to all donors and to everyone who contributed and spread the word about this movie!  We are halfway done with this campaign, but not halfway with funding. Please keep telling others about this, show them the teaser video, mention our... (Read More)

Thirteenth update: Return to Innsmouth on compilation DVD

September 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Cast and crew of Return to Innsmouth having a laugh after shooting. One of the anticipated videos to be collected on the Vanek compilation DVD is Return to Innsmouth, my 1999 adaptation of the classic H.P. Lovecraft story, The Shadow Over Innsmouth.... (Read More)

The Dozenth (Twelfth Report): Pete von Sholly

September 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
A still from Pete on Sholly's storybards We have a few rewards from legendary artist Pete Von Sholly, who has been involved as an artist (storyboards, usually) in many classic movies: The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, The Mask, Mars... (Read More)

Eleventh Report: Brenda Gutierrez as Agent Winifred

September 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
I originally cast Brenda Gutierrez in the award-winning, critically acclaimed immersive play One Last Thing Before You Go for the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival. I thought she would make an excellent Agent Winifred, as you can see in our teaser.  As... (Read More)

Tenth Update: Hebert Jefferson Jr., as Agent Grimes

September 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome new backers! (and hello to previous ones) Check out the other updates; we have two contests running where you can win prizes whether or not this campaign is successful (you have to be a donor at any level). I aim to post an update every day... (Read More)

Final Report 9.0 - The virus

August 31st - via: kickstarter.com
meme noun an  element of a culture or system of behavior that may be considered to be  passed from one individual to another by nongenetic means, especially  imitation.   a  humorous image, video, piece of text, etc., that is copied (often... (Read More)

Final Report 8.5: updates and corrections and plugs for friends

August 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Another contest is coming, but here are some corrections to update eighth: From Brian Callahan: "Those H. P. Lovecraft Collection Vol. 3 (Out of Time) dvds are well sold out, for a few years now. The Weird Tales collection is not sold out, but is... (Read More)

The Eighth Report: My Necronomicon and The Yellow Sign

August 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Some of the first indie filmakers hoisting the founder at the 8th HPLFF® Two other movies that will be on the Vanek compilation DVD reward are My Necronomicon and The Yellow Sign. True, you can see the former here, and a trailer for the latter... (Read More)

Lucky 7th Update: Vanek compilation DVD info: The Outsider

August 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings backers and public viewers! Today's Report is about one part of the Vanek Compilation DVD: The Outsider The DVD reward will collect most of the H.P. Lovecraft adaptations and inspired movies that I made, starting with my film school... (Read More)

Update Six: Add-ons

August 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Add-ons: If you want something from another reward tier that is not offered in the reward tier you want, just add the following amount your donation, and we will have a notice for it in the backer reward info form at the end.  The Written Record -... (Read More)

Fifth Update: Henry Barrow

August 26th - via: kickstarter.com
When the stars are right...  (Read More)

Fourth update from "The Final Report" - Character research

August 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Trivia: As part of her research into the character of Agent Winifred, actor Brenda Gutierrez has made up an RPG character and played the scenario "Ladybug, Ladybug, Fly Away Home" by Jeff Moeller in the award-winning anthology The Things We Leave... (Read More)

Third update; FIRST CONTEST

August 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Today's Final Report of Henry Barrow brings us our first contest! FOR DONORS ONLY - Only a donor to this campaign (at $5 or above) can win The first person to correctly identify each Cthulhu Mythos-related object seen in my (Aaron Vanek) pitch video... (Read More)

Second Report of "The Final Report" - Declassified Arc Dream

August 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Inquiry: Do game publishers Arc Dream know that the plot of this movie is veeeeeeeeeerrrrrry similar to the one in their RPG scenario "Last Things Last"? Response: Yes, Shane Ivey (head of Arc Dream) has been briefed and signed off on our project. If... (Read More)

First Report on "The Final Report of Henry Barrow"

August 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! I hope to put out daily reports about this project with news, trivia, images, and questions for you. I will try to make them brief. Clarification: if the movie is finished, you will get a digital copy of the finished picture. But... (Read More)

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