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2 Movies in 1 Year! – The Dark Place & Something Like Summer

A project in Los Angeles, CA by J.T. Tepnapa

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After Kickstarter backing our successful first feature, JUDAS KISS, we're taking a big leap – making TWO films in 2013. Join us!
Backers: 281
Average Pledge Per Backer: $123

Funded: $34,624 of $25,000
Dates: Feb 8th -> Mar 11th (31 days)
Project By: J.T. Tepnapa
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Latest News

Red Scarlet Field Trip! – Watch our Video!

March 20th - via:
We certainly say thank you a lot over here at Blue Seraph Productions! It's because you are helping us become a more fabulous production company!  Here's a video of us picking up our new Red Scarlet today. We are Red's 4011th Scarlet camera... (Read More)

We Made It! – A Video Thank You!

March 11th - via:
Oh Boy! I slept well last night dreaming about our new Red Scarlet! And all the additional accessories we now can purchase! Here's Thirty Four Thousand Six Hundred Twenty Four Thanks, from us to you! The job of making The Dark Place and Something... (Read More)


March 11th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Sneak Peek: Storyboards for 'The Dark Place'

March 10th - via:
Take a sneak peek at one of the storyboards depicting a planned action sequence for The Dark Place. TELL YOUR FRIENDS - 2 HOURS LEFT And remember, we're still 37 new backers away from reaching our second stretch goal: A Virtual Visit™ to the... (Read More)

Last Dance!

March 10th - via:
WE AIN'T DONE To get us to our stretch goals of 250 backers so everyone gets one of our storyboards, and 300 backers so everyone gets to virtually tour The Dark Place set, J.T. offers you ... his Last Dance. Pledge today and claim your cool rewards.... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal! 300 Backers!

March 10th - via:
IT'S THE FINAL DAY AND WE'RE NOT DONE YET :) THANK YOU to all of you who have so generously backed our ambitious Kickstarter project! We are just a couple of new backers away from meeting our first stretch goal of 250 backers — everyone will get a... (Read More)

Carlos Dances Happy at $25,000

March 10th - via:
From rainy Seattle, writer-producer Carlos Pedraza invades J.T.'s dreams to celebrate passing the $25,000 Kickstarter goal! Thank you to the more than 200 backers who got us to our goal! Help us reach our stretch goal of 250 backers. All backers at... (Read More)

Your $24,000 Happy Dance™ Video! – Blue Edition!

March 9th - via:
We are way over 24,000 dollars, thanks to you! 31,000 dollars and counting! Now we have a new challenge that I know we are going to meet! We need 250 backers! Only 18 backers to reach our new goal. Each 250 Kickstarter Backer will get a sneak peak at... (Read More)

We Made it! With 215 backers! And 35 Hours Left to Dream!

March 9th - via:
What a huge surprise! We made 25,000 dollars with 35 hours to spare. What a wonderful thing to wake up to today! That also means we owe you a few silly Happy Dances™. Stay tuned as we bring them to you!  215 WONDERFUL BACKERS! WELCOME TO OUR... (Read More)

Here's your $23,000 Happy Dance™ Video – Strip Tease Edition!

March 8th - via:
Yep! Your pledges, your tweets, and your support are keeping me on my dancing toes! We are so close to our ambitious 25,000 dollar goal! 203 Awesome Kickstarter Backers! Thank you!  All your generous updates have inspired us! If we reach 250 backers... (Read More)

‘Judas Kiss’ director’s final Kickstarter push for ‘The Dark Place’ & ‘Something Like Summer’

March 7th - via:
The final push is on for the creators of Judas Kiss, as their Kickstarter event to purchase the Red camera to be used on The Dark Place and Something Like Summer (and to help other filmmakers) ends on Sunday, March 10. (Read More)

Travis Richey -The Inspector- cast in ‘The Dark Place’

February 26th - via:
Blue Seraph Productions announced that Travis Richey (Pretty Little Liars) will join the cast of The Dark Place, the mystery-thriller written by Jody Wheeler and to be helmed by Judas Kiss director J.T. Tepnapa. (Read More)

Blaise Embry and Eduardo Rioseco Go To "The Dark Place"

February 25th - via:
Actor Blaise Embry has been announced for the lead role of Keegan Dark opposite Eduardo Rioseco in the new gay mystery thriller The Dark Place, written Jody Wheeler (producer of Judas Kiss) and directed by J.T. Tepnapa. Embry, whose credits include Disney's Suite Life On Deck and a memorable turn on Showtime's Weeds, will play a troubled young man who returns to his family's wine estate to make peace with his mother, only to find a conspiracy which casts him and his boyfriend as his mother's killer. “We’ve landed a real talent with Blaise," says director Tepnapa. “His mix of bravado and vulnerability illuminates a character I believe will really connect with audiences.” (Read More)

‘Judas Kiss’ creators on their Kickstarter event for their next projects, ‘The Dark Place’ & ‘Something Like Summer’

February 13th - via:
Director of Judas Kiss, JT Tepnapa talks about his next two projects with writer Carlos Pedraza, writer Jody Wheeler and Cinematographer David Berry: The Dark Place & Something Like Summer here. (Read More)

Auditions for ‘The Dark Place’

February 10th - via:
In this “Weekend Update” on our Kickstarter site, The Dark Place director J.T. Tepnapa and writer Jody Wheeler prepare for auditions in Los Angeles for two major roles in the film. See what the physical setup for movie auditions looks like and get a look at J.T.’s “offbeat” sense of humor. (Read More)

Our Kickstarter Project Ranked No. 1 on Kicktraq’s Hot List

February 10th - via:
The website Kicktraq, which Wired magazine calls “the Google Analytics of Kickstarter,” named our Kickstarter campaign No. 3 No. 1 on its Hot List for Narrative Films today! UPDATE: At 7:52 p.m. PST on Sunday, we made No. 1 on the Hot List! (Read More)

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