Sequanda Films has launched it’s finishing funds Indiegogo campaign on May 1st for post-production on a feature length Texas Chainsaw Massacre fan film called “The Sawyer Massacre” which takes place several years before the original.
While recovering from the loss of someone close, Jimmy’s friends bring him to the Texas countryside to escape city life. In need of supplies for their cabin, they ascend to a gas station where they are directed to find their supplies at an isolated farmhouse. The property is not as it seems. They find themselves hunted by a cannibalistic psychopath with an arsenal of violent tools at his disposal. In the end, any that do escape his clutches will wish they hadn’t.
The campaign is running for two months. Perks range from $8 US thank you credit to 1K + executive producer, sponsorship packages and many other great offerings like Blu Rays, Posters and tickets to the premiere in Austin TX. The official teaser released with the campaign as well with a very positive response. The previous Indiegogo campaigns for The Sawyer Massacre raised over $35,000 which allowed for filming to be in Texas.
This film is for any fans that are eager for a return of the gritty nature of the original. Fans will enjoy a fresh story that works on its own but fits very well with the original classic film.
Teaming up with indie film production companies Filmcore, Solar Squid Productions and Josh Skurnik Productions, Director Steve Merlo has produced a terrifying fan film that will have people talking and give nightmares like the original did. Also on the team is Arkansas based cinematographer, Charlie Brady of Brady Media Services, as well as a fantastic ensemble cast.