Dear “Catalyst” Diary… Vol. 4
In the last update, I said “The Catalyst” was in a hurry up and wait phase, partially due to the holiday weekend and partially due to our Director of Photography Timothy Naylor being out of the country until the first week in June. Well, that’s when we learned Mr. Naylor took another job. Producer Anthony Vorhies and I are looking for a replacement. Temporarily on hold then are the ghost special effects tests with our Visual Effects Supervisor Lucien Harriot of Mechanism Digital.As a contrast, our Anthony Vorhies is producing two other feature films, but is still onboard. In fact, he is slowly trying to line up investors from those other films as possible investors for us. He is also putting the word out in those circles that we need a DP.
- [BECKY] Female, (early 30s) very attractive, vulnerable, and smart. An Audiologist, wife and mother, Becky is married to Rob. They look good together, have chemistry and seem very much in love, even when under extreme stress, which is what they are suddenly experiencing. They tragically lost her first daughter at age 7 in a school bus accident and their second daughter is now that age. An infertile couple, conceiving the first child was difficult, but the second was physically and emotionally draining. These incidents left Becky extremely overprotective at a time when accidents seem to be causing increasingly terrifying hauntings in their home, but no one believes her. PLEASE SUBMIT NAME TALENT NY OR LOCAL HIRE- LEAD ROLE – 1 DAY OF FILMING
- [ROB] Male, (early 30s), husband, father and, rugged building contractor with a soft interior, which is how he won his beautiful wife, Becky. They tragically lost her first daughter at age 7 in a school bus accident and their second daughter is now that age. An infertile couple, having the first child was difficult, but having the second was physically and emotionally draining. He struggles to support his family, regretting he did not pursue a career as an artist or architect. Becky and Rob look good together, have chemistry and seem very much in love, even when under extreme stress which is mounting since his wife, Becky, believes the accidents which occur in their home are causing increasingly terrifying hauntings. He worries his wife is losing it, and that her over-protective nature is crippling their family, preventing their remaining child from achieving all she could be. PLEASE SUBMIT NAME TALENT ONLY NY OR LOCAL HIRE- LEAD ROLE – 1 DAY OF FILMING
- LOGLINE: A young family becomes deathly afraid to do anything in their own home when simple household accidents trigger increasingly violent paranormal events.
Fingers are crossed. Please wish us luck…
Our Twitter following was just under 2216 when we last communicated. Now it just broke 2400 and counting! A lot of that credit goes to our intern Brendan Bennett, the grandson of my late high school science teacher, Robert Bennett. Thank you so much, Brendan!
More ghost stories are being donated to www.catalystghoststories.com, including one from another former science teacher, .Brian McGuinness. As his is an audio recording, we will need to turn it into a video, but please note that is an option on the submission page for those who would prefer it.
Please consider donating a ghost story as it helps drive our Twitter following and will possibly influence investors to fund our feature film. (We are now accepting written stories and not just videos. It has been taking too much time to create videos for them.) Underneath your ghost story, we would be pleased to cross-promote anything (within reason), the message reaching not only our Twitter followers, but we have calculated retweets and favorites from just our top 20 Twitter influencers could potentially be seen by over a million people! DONATE STORIES HERE
I still can’t thank everyone enough, but I’ll keep trying.
Thank you everyone!
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