Royal Bastards

SEW: Short Emotional Horror Film

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Patrick Hogue

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SEW - A short film about a couple confronted with grief, resentment, guilt, but above all else, a monster.
Backers: 55
Average Pledge Per Backer: $153

Funded: $8,423 of $8,000
Dates: Mar 12th -> Apr 10th (29 days)
Project By: Patrick Hogue
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Latest News

One Week Left to Donate!

April 3rd - via:
A day late but not forgotten! Just wanted to share my video thank you to everyone that has donated so far. SEW would not be possible without your support. You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with... (Read More)


March 28th - via:
Hey Everybody! For today's update, I'd like to give you a little glimpse into the pre-production process of SEW. I'd like to share with you all a few of our storyboards. As you can see, I'm not much of a drawer, but it helps me actualize the visuals... (Read More)


March 27th - via:
Hey Everybody! Today's update is a simple one. What are some of the musical influences in the creation of Sew? This question has multiple facets. When researching and putting together more of the technical aspects of the production (i.e. Schedules,... (Read More)

SEW UPDATE - Pat Hogue Needs Your Help!

March 26th - via:
I need your help everyone! We are at the halfway point but still have a ways to go for the Kickstarter. This is our call to arms to share this post on your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, any page you can! Spread the word to help this film become a... (Read More)


March 25th - via:
Hey Everybody! We’re back with more updates! And today we’d like to introduce you to our newest cast member, ANDREW DIEGO! Having performed in a number of productions, both on stage and in front of the camera, Andrew is no stranger the vast... (Read More)

SEW - Day 9 - Jordan Peele's US - Film Review

March 22nd - via:
Hey Everyone! So for today's update, I'd like to do something a little different. We live in a time where horror films have found a new rejuvenation. Both creatively in what they can represent, but also on the pure visceral level of the fun of... (Read More)

DAY 8 - Casting Announcement - RACHEL ADDINGTON

March 21st - via:
Hey Everyone!  For today’s announcement I’d like to introduce the next member of our cast. Playing the role of Elena will be RACHEL ADDINGTON!  As described accurately on her Website: "Rachel Addington is a Los Angeles based actress of both the... (Read More)

SEW - Day 8 - LONER CLUB - Shout Out!

March 20th - via:
Hey Everyone! Today is the first day we'll be shouting out one of you, the backers for supporting this Kickstarter at the appropriate level! Today we have Ed Foose's  LONER CLUB! As the tagline reads Loner Club is about four outcasts struggle to... (Read More)

SEW UPDATE - Day 7: Meet our Composer - GARRET REYNOLDS!

March 19th - via:
Hey Everyone! It's time to meet another member of the SEW team! He's a good friend of mine, and an incredible collaborator. I've worked with him on most of my previous films to fantastic results. It is my pleasure to introduce you to the composer of... (Read More)

SEW - UPDATE Day 6: Further Artistic Influences Junji Ito and The Tell Tale Heart

March 18th - via:
Hey Everyone!   It's day six and you know what that means?! Another update for the Sew Kickstarter... which has an update every day... But this one's still great!   I wanted to share a few other artistic influences on the tone and thematic story... (Read More)

SEW - DAY 5 - Other Films of the Director Patrick Hogue

March 17th - via:
Hey Everyone! So we're moving into day five which means we're soon getting into the next week of Kickstarter updates and we'll be starting to shout out the backers who have donated at the $20.00 or above level. But until then, our St. Patrick's Day... (Read More)


March 16th - via:
Hey Everyone! It's day four and the Kickstarter keeps trucking along!  For today's update I'd like to introduce you all to one of our Graphic Designer's on the film, LAUREN MAYS! I've had worked with Lauren in the past on my thesis film SHERMAN, in... (Read More)

First Casting Announcement! - Morten Holst

March 15th - via:
Hey Everyone! For today’s update I’d like to announce the first cast member for SEW. Playing the role of PAUL will be Morten Holst! Morten’s resume speaks for itself, having acted in several feature films, stage plays, as well as short films.... (Read More)

Day 2: Film Influences on SEW

March 14th - via:
Hey Everyone! Day 2 and we’re already at 15% raised! So let’s keep this creative train rolling with talking about some of the films that helped influence SEW. From tone, to atmosphere, to premise, to the degree of which the horror helps the... (Read More)

Already On Our Way!

March 13th - via:
Over a $1,000 already donated! That's incredible! Well I guess we should actually work on the film then :^) With that! Let's start getting to know the team. Today let me introduce you to our Cinematographer, AKA the man who brings the look of the... (Read More)

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