The film was funded using a crowd-funded financing model, as part of the 135k Project, where the film's writer-producers Enzo Tedeschi and Julian Harvey pre-sold individual digital frames of the film for A$1, to raise the film's $135,000 target budget. Who’s in a secretive realatoinship with litza n chaney? It was shot non-sequentially in 14 days (including pick-ups) and then edited by the writing-producing team of Enzo Tedeschi and Julian Harvey. Anne Frank. [16], Learn how and when to remove this template message, A Night of Horror International Film Festival, The Hollywood Reporter: Australian Crowd-Fund Feature 'The Tunnel' Gets BitTorrent Release, GigaOm: Horror movie debuts on BitTorrent and TV simultaneously, "13 Australian Horror Movies That'll Scare The Shit Out Of You", Encore Magazine: ADG nominates top directors of the year, Award Winners From A Night of Horror Film Festival, Australian Interactive Media Industry Association: Best Use Of Social Media, Word-of-Mouth or Viral, "Screen Australia helps fund The Tunnel sequel - The Tunnel: Dead End", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Tunnel_(2011_film)&oldid=988885675, Use Australian English from December 2012, All Wikipedia articles written in Australian English, Articles needing additional references from May 2014, All articles needing additional references, Articles with unsourced statements from April 2018, Articles with unsourced statements from June 2016, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Best Use Of Social Media, Viral Or Word of Mouth (Ahmed Salama), Cross Platform Interactive (Ahmed Salama), This page was last edited on 15 November 2020, at 20:55. Upon going back to the bell room minutes after they left, the crew finds that all their equipment has disappeared. But with true crime being all the rage right now, many fans are wondering whether the plot of the show and book are also based on a true story. Big Sky itself is not based on a true story, but "lot lizard" is a real term that came up during Box’s extensive research for the novel. (timecode - 01:30:05). look at the homeless guys mouth the one they interview his teeth are way to white for a street kid of his age :). Steven still works as a news cameraman. [12], In March 2012 it was announced that a sequel to The Tunnel is planned. Special kudos goes to Steve Davis, a real-life cameraman who performs impressively while also filming a sizable portion of the finished product". While searching for Tangles, they find a room blocked off by corrugated metal. The police investigation was closed due to "contradictory evidence". [9], In 2015, Buzzfeed listed the film as one of "13 Australian Horror Movies That Will Scare The Shit Out Of You". The group flees, screaming in terror through the narrow tunnels. Box. They get into the room and are horrified to find large amounts of still dripping blood, as well as Tangles' abandoned torch.