MAKING THE MONSTER is a 10 part docudrama series about the making of JAWS.  We are currently in active development and conducting interviews with the original crew to document their experiences 43 years ago on Martha's Vineyard. 

Joe Alves, Production Designer of JAWS, as well as JAWS 2 and Director of JAWS 3D is a Producer working with David Bigelow, a seasoned film and television professional with credits including FRONTLINE, NOVA, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE as well as feature film work on THE LEGEND OF LUCY KEYES, SQUEEZE and THE AUTUMN HEART.

Any donation over $50 gets a MAKING THE MONSTER T-Shirt! We will only be making these for the crew and you!

Any donation over $100 gets a MAKING THE MONSTER poster signed by the creator of the series!

This funding will go towards:

• Transportation to Jaws Crew locations around the US
• Camera People and Production Assistants
• Camera, lighting, audio and data capture rentals
• Location Scouting
• Pilot Script Development

MAKING THE MONSTER, now co-produced with Joe Alves, the production designer of JAWS, will be a rich dramatic series filled with amazing true stories and engrossing characters. 1974 will reappear on the shores of Martha's Vineyard before your eyes.

To that end, I've prepared something just for my friends on Facebook that nobody has seen until now.

This MAKING THE MONSTER SNEAK PREVIEW is a special minute and a half peek into the world we're creating. You'll see the beauty of Martha's Vineyard, hear the theme song to MAKING THE MONSTER and hopefully see a little story forming.

I hope you can come aboard. It's going to be a wild ride...
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    • $20 
    • 30 mos
  • Megan Robertson 
    • $20 
    • 30 mos
  • David Stephens 
    • $50 
    • 30 mos
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    • $100 
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    • $25 
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