Exactly one year ago today Fangoria published an article unleashing all the details of The Survivor Project, which I was quoted in. At that the stage the film had just finished editing. So what the heck has been happening with it this past year? Puting together the DVD itself, that’s what! Not having the aid of a company to do all that stuff, it has taken more than a little time… but now that is basically done.
At one point the special features list kept swelling and pushing the completion further into the future, not to mention would have necessitated compression of the movie data to fit everything in. For that reason and another – to let the completed movie stand on its own two feet – it was decided to strip back the bells and whistles. Anything intended for the DVD will end up (or already is) on the website. We could spend forever making it bigger and better but when it comes down to it, it has taken almost 20 years of work to get to this momentous point of release.
Many details of the release and format are being kept under wraps until everything is ready but I can give you an idea of what extras to expect: uncut 1992 production footage, John Altyn music videos, trailer, and a still gallery featuring things like archival publicity materials, on-set photos, and then & now location photos. The release date for Sleepaway Camp IV: The Survivor has always been “when it’s done” and that has not changed. So all I can say is keep your eyes peeled here!