The Rift - a Supernatural Thriller Short Film

A project in Los Angeles, CA by The Rift

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A terrifying supernatural thriller short film that will take you from the edges of reality to the inner reaches of the human heart.
Backers: 24
Average Pledge Per Backer: $218

Funded: $5,240 of $3,000
Dates: Oct 13th -> Nov 12th (31 days)
Project By: The Rift
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Latest News

We have our Apparition! - (and the Final Countdown!)

November 12th - via:
THE RIFT welcomes Sean Dwyer to the team! Sean will be portraying our mysterious and frightening Apparition, which relentlessly pursues Will and Leah in the film. Sean Dwyer has extensive experience in film and theatre, and appeared in films such as... (Read More)

WILL is here! - (and just 24 hours left…)

November 11th - via:
Today we are very pleased to welcome Rane Jameson to the team. Rane will be playing the lead role of Will in The Rift! Actor Rane Jameson has recently appeared on television in NCIS, Glee, Suburgatory and many other shows over the years, such as CSI:... (Read More)

Casting Will

November 8th - via:
Tonight's update comes at you straight from the heart of Hollywood, California, where Jess and Danielle spent the day auditioning actors -- correction: incredible actors -- for the role of Will. You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this... (Read More)

Leveling Up!

November 5th - via:
We hit our new stretch goal! The monster-creation featurette and online screening/Q&A are unlocked! But we still have 6 days left, so let’s make this movie all it can be. If we can hit $5,500, we will send every backer a custom-made Rift... (Read More)

Message from the Filmmakers

November 5th - via:
Just 7 days to go! With about a week left, we've still got a chance to amp up our monster, effects, and the entire film. So we have a special message for you from our filmmakers. You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00... (Read More)

Stan Lee's Comikaze & Halloween Weekend

November 2nd - via:
Only 10 days left! Wow, we're nearing the end of the line. Hi folks, we hope you had a fantastic Halloween. We spent our Halloween weekend prepping for production, but we also made some time to attend Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo, where we met up with... (Read More)

Going the Distance: New Rewards & Stretch Info

October 24th - via:
Hi everyone. Today we have new rewards that ALL backers will get -- if we can hit our new stretch goal. I'm so grateful to everyone who's backed us so far. You are truly making this film possible. Since we're not even halfway through the campaign,... (Read More)

Day 6: Stretching!

October 19th - via:
Hi everyone, it’s been just six days since The Rift went up on Kickstarter and we’re moving full steam ahead! But we are not going to stop working to make this film the best it can be, and that’s why we have some new stretch goal info. So here... (Read More)

What a Launch!

October 13th - via:
What a launch day for THE RIFT! Within the first couple of hours, we were 107% funded. The speed with which we were able to reach our initial goal was such a welcome surprise! I am so grateful and truly humbled by the generosity of our backers. Now... (Read More)

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