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SITRA ACHRA: It's a Movie AND a Videogame!

A project in Portland, OR by levi buchanan

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Indie horror movie about a cursed videogame that vanished in 1985. And you can play the actual game, too!
Backers: 265
Average Pledge Per Backer: $170

Funded: $45,011 of $40,000
Dates: Aug 30th -> Oct 5th (36 days)
Project By: levi buchanan
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Latest News

This is it!! 20 hours remain!!

October 4th - via:
Required Majora's Mask reference. :) This it! The final stretch of our SITRA ACHRA campaign! The last month (and change) has been amazing — your belief in us has been overwhelming and there is no way to truly express my appreciation here. Perhaps... (Read More)

Final week! And a word from Salt & Pixel!

September 28th - via:
This is it! We're in the final week of the SITRA ACHRA campaign -- and right now, we're 103% funded! What a brilliant place to be and it's all because of you. Your pledges and your social shares have put this movie on the best possible path. Last... (Read More)


September 22nd - via:
WE DID IT! You, everyone who backed this campaign and shared it on socials. You, everyone already onboard the crew and cast. You, our amazing game developer. Because of your overwhelming support, this wild horror movie + game is gonna move into... (Read More)

Wait, we're at 93%!? And a horror podcast!

September 18th - via:
As of this post, SITRA ACHRA is 93% funded -- with over two weeks remaining in our campaign! This is a Very Good Place™️ to be. And while we're not quite there, I cannot help but start turning my thoughts to casting the rest of the roles in this... (Read More)

Momentum! We're Getting Close!

September 14th - via:
Last night, SITRA ACHRA reached a massive milestone -- we reached $35,000! That means we are 87% funded. And we still have 20 days to go! This is amazing -- and I cannot thank everyone enough for backing, for sharing, and for believing. SITRA... (Read More)

IN. CRED. I. BLE. We're already 80% funded!!

September 10th - via:
This gif felt appropriate, what with the new MATRIX trailer dropping. This has been a WILD week for SITRA ACHRA. Thanks to some very generous folks that are excited about the project, we rocketed to 80% funded! That includes an incredible $13K run... (Read More)

Kickstarter Launched For Levi Buchanan's Cursed Video Game Film 'Sitra Achra'

September 8th - via:
Writer/director and videogame industry vet Levi Buchanan is taking his two loves and mashing them up in his new film, Sitra Achra (“Other Side”). Taking the trope of cursed media (such as the mysterious tapes in David Cronenberg’s Videodrome or the reels of Super 8 footage in Sinister) and applying it to video games is something you don’t see very often. Nor is it often that you create the video game found in your film that’s alleged to be cursed. (Read More)

Whatta start! Plus, giveaways are coming!! 👻🎬👾

September 6th - via:
SITRA ACHRA has hit 33% funded in less than a week! And we're over 100 backers!! This is AMAZING for a hybrid film-game experience that really hasn't been tried on Kickstarter before! Remember what Fangoria called us -- a "bold experimental indie... (Read More)

SITRA ACHRA on the front page of FANGORIA?!

September 3rd - via:
Look what just dropped!! A wonderful write-up of SITRA ACHRA in the horror bible since the 1970s -- FANGORIA!! The folks over there just got what we're making here -- everything from the story to the transmedia experience to the reason I chose to... (Read More)

Level up!! We're at 25%!!

September 2nd - via:
We're about halfway through Day 4 of this campaign and SITRA ACHRA is now 25% funded with 66 backers. Amazing! And we're still glowing from getting that Project We Love love from Kickstarter! Thank you so much for backing SITRA ACHRA. I hoped our... (Read More)

An amazing start! 10% in under 48 hours + Project We Love!!

August 31st - via:
We’re not even at the end of Day 2 for SITRA ACHRA and we’ve reached some big milestones. First off: thanks to our generous backers so far, we are now officially 10% Funded!! Campaigns like this are marathons, not sprints and this first leg of... (Read More)

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