Ash Mountain Films launch Kickstarter for 80’s style
supernatural slasher feature “Mask of the Devil”
Ash Mountain Films & director Richard Rowntree, makers of
“Dogged” & “Nefarious”, have launched a crowdfunding campaign
for their new feature film “Mask of the Devil” – an 80’s style
supernatural slasher feature set in the seedy world of
Receiving 15% of their goal in the first 24 hours of launch,
the project is garnering plenty of support so far, and will
run until 11th January.
Following the success of their previous features, the team
have embarked on another ambitious feature film project, and
they’re hoping for lots more support from the horror community
to get it made.
“Mask of the Devil” promises a throwback to the vintage golden
era of slasher movies and wants to create both a new horror
icon and scream queen.
“West Africa, late 19th Century. A British explorer pillages a
sacred ceremonial mask with supernatural powers from its
tribal home. In present day England, a fiery young woman
named Mary takes a job at a low-rent pornographers in order to
gain financial independence from her over-bearing parents.
When the Mask of the Devil finds its way on to set, it wreaks
havoc, and unleashes unimaginable carnage on the ill prepared
cast & crew. Will Mary & her new acquaintances be able to
defeat the evil, and banish the curse of the Mask of the
The film promises to focus on themes relating to consumption
of independent productions in both the horror and pornography
demographics – and cast members are being revealed throughout
the crowdfunding campaign.
Relying heavily on practical effects, the film will be a
character driven exploration of some pertinent social and
moral issues, as well as appealing to horror fans with a
penchant for gore!
©Ash Mountain Films Ltd.
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There’s lots of great rewards available for backers, but some
are limited, so you’ll need to get in early if you want things
such as copies of the movie with behind the scenes footage,
interviews with cast & crew, tee shirts & more great
If you’d like to take a look at the campaign on Kickstarter,
and maybe even contribute to getting the film made, check out
the link below:
Mask of the Devil Kickstarter
Alternatively, you can visit:
You can follow the progress of the film & filmmakers on
Facebook (@AshMountainFilmsLtd) and on Twitter @MaskOfTheDev1l