Weird Folk is told in 4 chapters: A teen makes a terrifying discovery on the dark web, a clown stalks a neighborhood, a chiropractor goes through his worst nightmare, and a couple finds themselves in the crosshairs of a killer.
The story is centered on teen Howie Oden who finds out there’s a hit on his step-dad on the dark web. When Howie scours the neighborhood for him, he encounters scary clowns, bullies, strange visitors, and dead bodies.
Although Weird Folk takes place on election night 2016, it’s not solely about the election and the hysteria associated with it. It’s about the horror that humans can inflict on one another. It is about the ugly monster inside us all. We show all sides of the political spectrum and do not skew in any one direction. More importantly, this story is extremely entertaining and will give you some laughs and some chills. Election 2016 was an anomaly and the events that take place in this movie are as well.
We will immediately dive into pre-production to finalize cast, locations, and get additional crew members during June and July. We also love rehearsing with our cast like it’s a play so we’ll squeeze in some sessions. We’ll begin filming in August 2017 on a 10-day shoot schedule with 2 additional pick up days. It’s a tight schedule, but we shot our last film in 6 days so we are used to the hustle. We’re shooting on a 4k camera that does well in low-light to guarantee high quality HD footage. Our core team has worked together before, so we’re a well-oiled machine. All updates and announcements will be made on our Facebook/Twitter/Instagram accounts @WeirdFolkMovie. Follow us!
Gina Gomez started out as an actor in LA, but shifted to filmmaking with Scott Dunn where she can make great original content. She co-wrote, produced, and acted in Schlep where she was nominated for Best Actress at FirstGlance Film Festival. She will be the main producer in Weird Folk and play a small, but funny role in it.
Scott Dunn grew up in Illinois making films with his friends. He moved out to LA to pursue acting. His first breakout role was in Disney XD’s “Kickin’ It”. He appeared in many shorts and films before switching back to his filmmaking roots. He Directed, Co-Wrote, Co-Produced, Edited, and Acted in Schlep where he was nominated for Best Actor and Breakout Performance at FirstGlance Film Festival. Scott wrote Weird Folk and will wear the many hats he wore in Schlep.
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Although WEIRD FOLK takes place on election night 2016, it’s not solely about the election and the hysteria associated with it. It’s about the horror that humans can inflict on one another. It is about the ugly monster inside us all. We show all sides of the political spectrum and do not skew in any one direction. More importantly, this story is extremely entertaining and will give you some laughs and some chills. Election 2016 was an anomaly and the events that take place in this movie are as well.
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