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GINOSAJI - THE HORRIBLY SLOW MURDERER WITH THE EXTREMELY INEFFICIENT WEAPON - FEATURE FILM

Created by Richard Gale

GINOSAJI - THE HORRIBLY SLOW MURDERER WITH THE EXTREMELY INEFFICIENT WEAPON - FEATURE FILM
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776 backers pledged $77,855.10 on Kickstarter

Epic horror comedy feature based on the viral short about the legendary Spoonkiller, with award-winning cast featuring Jeffrey Combs!

Raised in Kickstarter
$77,855.10 / 776 backers
Raised in BackerKit
$7,400.50 / 805 backers
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DIGITAL PACK: HD MOVIE DOWNLOAD / SCRIPT / SOUNDTRACK
A $50 Value! Package contains: ---o You get THE MOVIE! You will receive an HD digital download ... more »
$25.00
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SPOON PACK: SCRIPT / SOUNDTRACK / MOVIE / T-SHIRT / GINOSAJI SPOON
A near $100 value! Package contains: ---o The SPOON OF THE GINOSAJI is an exclusive collectible... more »
$59.95
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CINEMATIC IMMORTALITY / BLURAY / POSTER / SPOON PACK
An incredible value! Package includes: ---o CINEMATIC IMMORTALITY: Your name will become a par... more »
$100.00
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FULL SET OF THREE SPOONS + CINEMATIC IMMORTALITY / BLURAY PACK
Package contains: ---o A Complete set of ALL THREE SPOONS! ---o the Spoon of the Ginosaji, ---o ... more »
$150.00
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LIMITED EDITION AUTOGRAPHED GINOSAJI MASK
Amazingly life-like limited edition collectible latex mask, which enables you to transform yourse... more »
$199.00
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GINOSAJI SPECIAL EDITION BLURAY
The GINOSAJI Special Edition Bluray, in beautiful HD and 5.1 surround sound, features behind the ... more »
$39.95
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GINOSAJI T-SHIRT
The Ginosaji T-shirt is made exclusively for backers, with your choice of two great looking desig... more »
$24.95
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GINOSAJI MOVIE POSTER (24" x 36")
The GINOSAJI movie poster, hand painted by award-winning fantasy artist Milivoj Ceran (illustrato... more »
$29.95
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AUTOGRAPHED SPOON OF THE GINOSAJI (with magnetic display base)
The Spoon of the Ginosaji is an exclusive collectible featuring a vibrant full-color rendering of... more »
$29.95
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AUTOGRAPHED JACK SPOON (with magnetic display base)
The Jack Spoon features a vibrant full-color rendering of Jack Cucchiaio’s face and intricate las... more »
$29.95
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AUTOGRAPHED MYSTIC SPOON (with magnetic display base)
The collectible Mystic Spoon, perhaps the creepiest spoon ever made, features a vibrant full-colo... more »
$29.95
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GINOSAJI SCRIPT
The complete epic Ginosaji Shooting Script written by Richard Gale, in a downloadable digital PDF... more »
$10.00
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GINOSAJI MOVIE SOUNDTRACK
The thrilling, epic Soundtrack of the movie by six-time ASCAP award-winning composer Wlad Marhule... more »
$15.00

Learn About Our Project:

If you haven't seen it, watch this first:

The award-winning short that started it all-- see it full screen HD!

Our faux movie trailer about the relentless killer with a spoon received over 29 million views, critical acclaim, and an international following. Now we're ready to take it to the next level, by making the full-length movie! We will receive partial funding from private investors, but we need to supplement that with additional funds from fans in order to move forward with the production.

We've assembled an award-winning team to bring this one-of-a-kind feature to life, but we need your support to make it a reality. Join us on this exciting journey to make movie history, and receive fantastic rewards!

Ginosaji Special Edition Bluray - Packed with bonus features and behind the spoons
Ginosaji Special Edition Bluray - Packed with bonus features and behind the spoons

 Select from Two T-Shirt Designs:

Backers will be able to select their T-shirt once the campaign ends.
Backers will be able to select their T-shirt once the campaign ends.
The movie poster - painted by Milivoj Ceran
The movie poster - painted by Milivoj Ceran
The collectible Jack Spoon, Spoon of the Ginosaji, and Mystic Spoon
The collectible Jack Spoon, Spoon of the Ginosaji, and Mystic Spoon

We will provide weekly updates on the progress of the production, giving backers a special glimpse Behind the Spoons... plus a selection of one-of-a-kind, limited edition rewards and collectibles only available to backers!

 Limited Edition Rewards

The Ginosaji Automaton by Chris Vick (only 20 available)
The Ginosaji Automaton by Chris Vick (only 20 available)
One-of-a-kind spoon motorcycle sculpture by James Rice
One-of-a-kind spoon motorcycle sculpture by James Rice

Phantom Ultra-Slow Motion (1,000 FPS) Camera Tests - with Music by Wlad Marhulets:

 Brian Rohan – The Ginosaji 

Brian Rohan as the Ginosaji and director Richard Gale on set
Brian Rohan as the Ginosaji and director Richard Gale on set

An L.A. Area Emmy winning actor, Brian has been working with director Richard Gale for more than 10 years on various film projects. He received a Best Actor Award for his role as Arthur Lements in Richard Gale's Criticized, one of the film's 21 Festival wins. Brian has been active in the theatre scene in New York and Los Angeles, appearing in mainstage productions at The Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Pasadena Shakespeare Company, The Laguna Playhouse, and many others. He has also appeared in comedy sketches on Late Night with Conan O’Brien and The Tonight Show. For the past few years, Brian has transformed himself into the legendary Ginosaji, and had his face etched into the minds of millions, and on the bodies of some diehard fans as permanent tattoos!

 Paul Clemens – Jack Cucchiaio

Paul’s distinguished acting career includes a starring role in the 80’s grindhouse classic The Beast Within from MGM, The Passage, with Anthony Quinn, James Mason, Malcolm McDowell, and Christopher Lee, Communion with Christopher Walken, A Death in Canaan with Brian Dennehy, directed by Oscar-winner Tony Richardson, Promises in the Dark with Marsha Mason and Ned Beatty, plus memorable appearances on Quincy, M.E., and Murder, She Wrote. Paul's got great acting ability in his genes: his mother, the beautiful Eleanor Parker, was a three-time Oscar Nominee for Best Actress, who starred as the Baroness in The Sound of Music!

In his feature film acting debut, Paul Clemens (in red jacket) fought alongside James Mason and Anthony Quinn in The Passage
In his feature film acting debut, Paul Clemens (in red jacket) fought alongside James Mason and Anthony Quinn in The Passage
Paul Clemens starred in the grindhouse classic The Beast Within from MGM.
Paul Clemens starred in the grindhouse classic The Beast Within from MGM.

Jeffrey Combs – SECRET role to be revealed! (hint: it's not one of these...)

One of the most acclaimed actors in horror cinema, Jeffrey starred as Dr. Herbert West in Stuart Gordon's classic Re-Animator, and reprised his role in From Beyond and Bride of Re-Animator. He also portrayed author H. P. Lovecraft (creator of the Herbert West character) in Necronomicon: Book of the Dead. Combs has starred in eight H.P. Lovecraft adaptations. Other film credits include House on Haunted Hill, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, The Frighteners, The Man With Two Brains, and many more. Mr. Combs is one of the few actors to appear in ten different seasons of Star Trek shows, including Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: Enterprise. Credits also include Gotham, Criminal Minds, Masters of Horror, CSI, Babylon 5, The Twilight Zone, and many more.

Jeffrey Combs starred as Dr. Herbert West in Stuart Gordon's horror classic RE-ANIMATOR
Jeffrey Combs starred as Dr. Herbert West in Stuart Gordon's horror classic RE-ANIMATOR

Fay Kato – The Mystic 

Fay Kato - Ovation Award Nominee - Best Lead Actress
Fay Kato - Ovation Award Nominee - Best Lead Actress

Fay has a distinguished theatre career in Los Angeles, nominated for the Ovation Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play (the city’s highest honor for Theatre work) for her virtuosic performance as a woman with multiple personalities in Tonseisha. Fay has done voice work on several major film productions, including Memoirs of a Geisha, Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift, Babel, and The Wolverine.

Other cast members to be announced as they join our production!

Richard Gale – Producer/Writer/Director

Richard Gale setting up a shot
Richard Gale setting up a shot

A three-time L.A. Area Emmy Winner and six-time Emmy Nominee, Richard directed the feature film The Proposal starring Jennifer Esposito (Crash), Nick Moran (Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels), Stephen Lang (ManhunterAvatar) and William B. Davis (The X-Files), distributed by Miramax/Dimension Films. He directed and co-wrote Pressure starring Kerr Smith (Final Destination), distributed by First Look Entertainment. Starting up his own company, Richard created the horror short film Criticized, which received critical acclaim and 21 film festival awards. Richard then wrote, directed, shot and edited the short film The Horribly Slow Murderer with the Extremely Inefficient Weapon, which became a festival favorite, won 15 awards for Best Short Film, and was named Best Short Film of the Year by Rue Morgue Magazine. He is an avid spoon collector.

Wlad Marhulets – Music Composer

Composer Wlad Marhulets
Composer Wlad Marhulets

Five-time ASCAP Award winning composer and winner of prestigious Leonard Bernstein Award, Wlad is described as “a brilliant composer” by Oscar and Pulitzer Prize winning composer John Corigliano. Wlad studied at Julliard and has composed additional music for major studio films including Hitman: Agent 47, The November Man, and The Giver. He was commissioned to write the opera The Property for the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Wlad’s orchestral works have been performed by symphonies around the world. Wlad composed the score for Richard Gale's series Ginosaji vs. Ginosaji.

 Dean Jones – Special Makeup FX

Dean Jones created the special makeup FX for the original Horribly Slow Murderer short film.
Dean Jones created the special makeup FX for the original Horribly Slow Murderer short film.

Dean is a two-time Primetime Emmy winning makeup artist whose long list of credits includes X-Men: First Class, Oz the Great and Powerful, Pirates of the Carribean: On Stranger Tides, Fast and Furious, Dexter, Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Man’s Chest, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Insurrection, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and many more, including David Lynch’s classic Blue Velvet.

 Milivoj Ceran - Concept Artist

Milivoj Ceran in his studio
Milivoj Ceran in his studio

Milivoj is an award-winning fantasy artist and illustrator, who has created fine art paintings and illustrations for Dungeons and Dragons, World of Warcraft TCG, Sony Online Entertainment, Paizo (Pathfinder RPG), and many others. His works are featured in “Spectrum 19 – The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art”, “Fantasy+, Volume 5”, and in “Infected by Art” Books 1 and 2. His works have also been showcased at the Illuxcon 5 & 6 main show, the GenCon Art Show, and San Diego Comic Con.

Project Timeline:

  • Pre-Production - (casting, prep, scouting locations, designing props, costumes, special effects, sets): Jan. 2016 - Jun. 2016 
  • Production (estimated) - (shooting): Jul. - Aug. 2016 
  • Post-Production (editing, sound, music, VFX): Sept 2016 – Feb. 2017 
  • Projected Release Date: 2017 – TBD 

Project Budget / Expenses:

The production funds raised by this campaign will be supplemented by additional funding from private investors.  The budget and schedule are designed to focus the maximum amount of dollars onto the screen. A streamlined post-production process and an emphasis on keeping the costs to a minimum will allow additional time in production to achieve high quality results.

Reward Delivery Schedule:

  • Shooting Script PDF – 2017 at movie release 
  • Soundtrack – 2017 at movie release 
  • Movie download – 2017 
  • T-Shirts – March 2016 
  • Spoons – July 2016 
  • Posters – March 2016 
  • Signed Posters – December 2016 
  • Ginosaji Automaton – July 2017