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Crowdfund This: Michael Reaves’ ‘Blood Kiss’

Wednesday 15th May 2013 by Derek Kraneveldt

With talent like this, I wonder just how quickly Blood Kiss is going to hit its goal.

Emmy Award winning writer Michael Reeves has developed an ambitious new film project, but he (and everyone else involved) needs your help if the feature is ever going to see the light of day. The project is called Blood Kiss, a ‘Vamp Noir” film (an entirely new genre) that revolves around detective Joe Belicek, who must solve the murder of a vampire before a deranged killer murders them all.

Inspired by Film Noir, Blood Kiss is set in 1940’s Hollywood, and already has some fantastic names attached to it. Blood Kiss will feature the acting debut of the incredible Neil Gaiman, who had some fantastic words to say about the film’s script:

“Michael sent me the script. I told him, “it’s a terrific script.” and he said, “I want you to act in it.” I replied “There’s nobody else I would act for.”

Blood Kiss will also star writer/director/actor Amber Benson, who is no stranger to vampire media after spending three years as Tara Maclay on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Some of the cool rewards up for grabs!
Some of the cool rewards up for grabs!

It’s easy to see that Blood Kiss is going to be phenomenal, so let’s help the project get made! The Blood Kiss Kickstarter launched earlier today, and in just a few hours has raked in over $7000. There are some some amazing rewards up for grabs for anyone that contributes to the film, including digital downloads, posters, Blu Rays, premiere tickets, and much, much, more. If Blood Kiss sounds like your cup of tea, head to Kickstarter and pledge, pledge, pledge!

Watch the project’s Kickstarter video below, and don’t forget to check out Blood Kiss on Twitter and Facebook! We’ll be sure to keep you updated on this one as the campaign continues, and as we learn more about it!