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Frightener
05-17-2012, 07:20 AM
GOtCHYA! no build progress. Not yet.

I'm here for this reason though. I don't know how to do a steenking pole, so, who all would like us to blog our build? It's our first year, there's only 1 decent haunt around us, and they're a GREAT place. I'ts called Pumpkin Hollow if you haven't been, I suggest going! It's 3 elements with a 4th coming in (rumored) this year. Hillbilly slaughterfest and they care about their haunt and customers! So check'em out guys!

Now, with that said. I want to build sets. Like what Larry, and Kevin Mcurdy does. I want NICE sets, foam carving etc. I've never done it! This is our first year going semi-pro and we are giving it all we got. We're starting with a combined total of only $33,000! and a lot of that's already spent! We can't afford any animitronics unless we build them.

SO! back to my original point, who, if any would like to see me post progress? I don't want to take the time if no one's gonna care about a little ol stick like me, we're nothing compared to the huge guys here, but we're willing to share if you want to see it.

So just let us know here! I'll make a new thread when it starts. I'll post room pics before and after. We're doing a 2,000 sq ft haunt and an "exhibit" second. I am NOT allowed to speak of what the exhibit is about, but we will share the build.

Thanks,

Dewayne at Night Terrors of Northeast Arkansas

facebook.com/nightterrors.nea

scottylmt
05-17-2012, 08:19 AM
One vote for yes! There have been other threads in the archives like that, and they are a WEALTH of information. If anything, it would be good to keep a visual record of your progress for yourselves just to have. But from what I have seen, the progress threads have really helped the posters too because problems come up, and these pros responses seem to have been very helpful to the original posters.

I'm excited to hear/see more about your success story!

mrfoos
05-17-2012, 10:57 AM
I don't know how much my opinion should matter since I'm still working on a location and funding for my first pro haunt... but I would love to read someone else's trials and tribulations. :)

BrotherMysterio
05-17-2012, 11:22 AM
GOtCHYA! no build progress. Not yet.

I'm here for this reason though. I don't know how to do a steenking pole, so, who all would like us to blog our build? It's our first year, there's only 1 decent haunt around us, and they're a GREAT place. I'ts called Pumpkin Hollow if you haven't been, I suggest going! It's 3 elements with a 4th coming in (rumored) this year. Hillbilly slaughterfest and they care about their haunt and customers! So check'em out guys!

Now, with that said. I want to build sets. Like what Larry, and Kevin Mcurdy does. I want NICE sets, foam carving etc. I've never done it! This is our first year going semi-pro and we are giving it all we got. We're starting with a combined total of only $33,000! and a lot of that's already spent! We can't afford any animitronics unless we build them.

SO! back to my original point, who, if any would like to see me post progress? I don't want to take the time if no one's gonna care about a little ol stick like me, we're nothing compared to the huge guys here, but we're willing to share if you want to see it.

So just let us know here! I'll make a new thread when it starts. I'll post room pics before and after. We're doing a 2,000 sq ft haunt and an "exhibit" second. I am NOT allowed to speak of what the exhibit is about, but we will share the build.

Thanks,

Dewayne at Night Terrors of Northeast Arkansas

facebook.com/nightterrors.nea

Don't bother with a poll, or a different thread.

Just start right here, right now, with your build progress, and keep us posted. Don't worry about forum interest. If you set yourself on fire, people will come from for miles just to watch you burn. Just start posting and burn brightly. You will probably give many others hope and inspiration, which I have found is much needed.

C.

Frightener
05-23-2012, 12:41 PM
Finally got my 6,00 sq ft cleaned out. Can't do a "haunt" per sey, but I can do an "exhibit" that my FM agreed upon.

I got a somewhat, slapped together.. and I do mean EFFIN SLAPPED TOGETHER jig, yesterday. Built 2 frames, no skin yet.

I'll get pics up of the building and jig when I locate my camera! We moved to the apartment in the large building and can't find crap now lol.


Dewayne

KaoTic Entertainment
06-06-2012, 06:41 PM
Hey man hope things are going well congrats on the Spot and hearse looks good . Just a thought maybe show some movies on a projector for que line entertainment . We have been Night Terrors since 2009 here in little rock and we have decided since you have already wrapped your hearse and it is your first year and you are working so hard and All, that we will be changing to a different name and venue . So with that said we wish you the best of luck for this season and hope you rock it out man . Take care 501-398-FEAR

Frightener
06-06-2012, 08:53 PM
D'oh! Man I had seen the NT name in like alabama and florida but never saw one for Arkansas. Everyone was like "well everyone in this area that knows about you and your parties etc know Night Terrors" so we were suggested, that since there were night terrors around, to do NT of NEA (northeast arkansas).


Sorry to infringe, I know it sucks. Only so many good names out there and every time I "come up" with something, it's taken somewhere too, lol. That's life.

So what ya'll gonna rename to? Interested. *(I like names :P )

Back to your post. Things are going slow actually. BUT! We did come up with a new game plan. We're doing a few 1,000sq ft buildings to keep in code and doing transitions from building to building. We're doing a 1,000ft house to a 800ft tunnel, then to 2 different carports that are just under 1,000 ft.

Just over 3k total for us this year. THe house is incredibly creepy as it is. So we've figured a flow path that'll work pretty well. I've gotten a few things made and tomorrow in fact, my job is to build the 2 magic doors and get the Camaro ready for delivery.

We'll be hitting it full force next weekend so hopefully I'll have my camera back and be getting some pic's in!


Dewayne

Frightener
06-18-2012, 07:28 PM
Well, we got our 2 x 1,000 sq ft metal buildings down and we got 2 side walls skinned. Kind of a PITA but we got it done.
We'll be working on the other 2 sides next week.

We also have the house that's about 1,000 sq ft that we've started on. I've got a few pics of the walls we tore out. The door ways I cut are in the closets.
The house itself was really jacked up by the last tennants, and when they refused to pay rent and was evicted, they stole all the copper out of the house. . . WHILE the water was on!! Idiots.
SO that's why the carpet is all pulled up and why the house looks nasty. Walls all have holes in them, spray paint inside of the house on the walls, windows busted out, etc. But we got it all cleaned up and
ready for it's transformation.

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Frightener
06-18-2012, 07:32 PM
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Here's the bathroom we're doing a death scene in and just some of the piles of goodies going in for detailing.

I'll post more pics when we get more done.

Dewayne

BrotherMysterio
06-19-2012, 02:46 AM
Well, we got our 2 x 1,000 sq ft metal buildings down and we got 2 side walls skinned.
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You know, I'm seriously liking the look of these buildings. When you said "carports", I was thinking of something a bit more rinky-dink than that.

What are the dimensions of these buildings, and where did you get them from? Link? What do they look like when they break down and get stored away? (Assuming you need to, of course.)

C.

freak 'n' stein
06-19-2012, 08:41 AM
You know, I'm seriously liking the look of these buildings. When you said "carports", I was thinking of something a bit more rinky-dink than that.

What are the dimensions of these buildings, and where did you get them from? Link? What do they look like when they break down and get stored away? (Assuming you need to, of course.)

C.


I'm not sure where Frightener got them but a quick google search pointed me to carportempire.com and they even list prices.

A frames >> http://www.carportempire.com/building-prices/g1-2.php

Frightener
06-19-2012, 10:32 AM
coasttocoastcarports.com But, they actually have a few websites. When I first got a hold of them, it was through a brochure from a dealer locally. Whenever you see one of those round topped carports that say "Starting at $595" , that's usually them.

These are 24 x 41 ft. They really don't need to get taken down and stored away. That's a lot of work! Plus, you'd be putting a lot of new holes where they shouldn't be. Really, in my opinion, these things shouldn't be moved more than once. After that the metal would be having so many holes in the joints they'd be weakened for sure.

They've already gotten much more sturdy since putting up the one side.


I don't have a diagram available to link just yet, but these buildings and the tunnel leaving the house that goes to the buildings will NOT be intersecting. Instead, we have a design of wall systems that patrons can't look out, and people can't see in while people are transitioning from one section to the next. They won't be connected at all. This is what the FM and I agreed upon that'll be safe and legal. He said "Man, as far as i'm concerned we're good. Just get your building permits and zoning and you should be good to go!"


... So here we are! lol.


Dewayne

BrotherMysterio
06-20-2012, 12:00 AM
Well, let me congratulate you on a brilliant solution. I was seriously having doubts, having seen some rather rinky-dink carports before, but those are quite impressive.

I can't wait to see how this build progresses.

C.

Frightener
07-19-2012, 11:53 PM
Thanks, C.

Well, I don't have pics ready, ( i know, stfu and come back when I have em, right? lol) But we got our first end wall done. Still need the gable end of the building done, but not sure what "budget" way we're going about it. We got our 4' forier (sp?) done and about 8 or 9 panels up. I've already started with the foam on the outside. For kicks, before it stormed today I did some carving on the foam.

To cut cost down, we decided to use only 1 sheet of 1/2" foam on the wall panels, only on the outside portion though. I'm doing 2ft blocks center stacked to make it easier. I've got some heatgun work done, but realized that I need a lot more to go.
Speaking of the foam, I have a question. I've seen talk about hard coating the foam. But what IS the main reason? Once we heat it, the foam gets very hard. Heck, my dremel even had a hard time going back over some of the work because it was so hard. Is it jsut for patron durability? If pat's aren't going to be touching it much, should I just paint it and see how it goes?

Also got some props going as well. I'm trying to replicate one of my favorite scene's in Larry's The Darkness tour. It was the bald dude with a egyption cross necklace over a broken tomb / sarcophagus. I loved that scene so I found a mask I thought was close and made a PVC frame with chicken wire sculpt. He's a little square but I think will look good.


Thanks, I'll get some pics of in a day or so :P


Dewayne

rfsystems
07-20-2012, 05:00 AM
Speaking of the foam, I have a question. I've seen talk about hard coating the foam. But what IS the main reason? Once we heat it, the foam gets very hard. Heck, my dremel even had a hard time going back over some of the work because it was so hard. Is it jsut for patron durability? If pat's aren't going to be touching it much, should I just paint it and see how it goes?


I idea behind building fake sets (foam walls included) is to reproduce the look and feel of the actual material you're duplicating. The hard coat should give you a bonding surface for your paint as well as acting as a more durable coating than the foam it self.

Frightener
07-21-2012, 05:43 PM
Thought I'd post a few pics I took.

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Not a lot of progress comparatively to you pro's out there, but we got a bit done the other day. We've cut budget so I've had to cut costs. We went down to the half inch foam by itself for the facade and completely cutting out the 2+" foam all together.
My sister in law works at a hospital. She's been bringing home about 3 or 4 large foam coolers a week. These things are about 1.5 foot by 2 foot in size and over 2 inches thick! I get the lid, bottom and all 4 sides. These will be able to give me some larger boulders inside the first 2 rooms to simulate the rock style caverns.

I have a TON of more work per block, I know. :P

Dewayne

BigT
07-21-2012, 06:15 PM
There are a number of companies that build these things out here in the south. I had one built for my camper, which has a desk around it (camper is on blocks). They covered the camper and the deck for about $4000. Its a big building, at least 45ft long by 30-40ft wide. I just had a 10x20 metal shop delivered a few months ago and that ran around $4000. Check out Leonard buildings. They can make them any design you want. Not very portable though. I mean you can take these things down and store them but these are solid buildings so it is going to take some work to dismantle them.

BrotherMysterio
07-21-2012, 06:46 PM
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C.

Frightener
07-21-2012, 08:17 PM
Thanks. Not bad I guess for a first timer :P

BrotherMysterio
07-21-2012, 08:33 PM
Thanks. Not bad I guess for a first timer :P

Indeed, and we are going to start building some wall panels, and I'll be using that jig as a reference and general guide for what we are doing.

C.

Skeered
07-22-2012, 04:38 PM
Those carports look nice. I got online and saw how cheap they can go. Start adding sidewalls and garage doors then the prices go up quite a bit. I would be freakin out at this point in the season if I was where you are at now. I don't have any help as far as construction and fabrication either.

Frightener
07-22-2012, 04:56 PM
I agree Skeered. Yes, I am nervous. But really, All I have to do is build a wall of 4 panels, then one of 3 panels for the house part. Then hang a chandelier, move the piano and detail with paint and props.

Then I have building 2, which is a detailed building as well. However, most of it's detail is the facade and 2 rooms with a fountain, all with faux brick / rock.
Also for this building, I have to build 2 sarcophagus, one for the crypt keeper and one for the actor. My niece is going to be an undead, vampress I guess. She'll jump out as they're looking at the crypt keeper.

Then I have Dr. Trauma, I had to build the halo and brain cap myself (or bobby helped with it), his room will be detailed as a mad surgical MoFo. Inspired by another of Larry's rooms. it was the one with the actress on the bed with fake top with guts etc and the guy commences to cut her up? That room. I liked it a lot. Loved the acting. Anyways, I'm putting Dr. Trauma in that room. Other than that, it'll be dark with spark fences, light up statics with noise and actors.

Building 3 will be an exotic "hell" scene with either the Angel Of Death, or our Zombie King. We're going to have 2 entrances to the dark maze. One normal, one "Extreme". The extreme they will have to crawl and that'll be a chore to build, but other than that, more faux rock and cavern made with Monster Mud and burlap for the stalactites / mites (sp).



As far as an update, well I got some more foam laid up and the facade carving / heating done. Been out there for a few hours and though it's not 105, it is still hot. Got too hot and came in, realized it's supper time. :D

I'll get more pics up in a few days.

By the way, we're at the point of no days off. meaning, we're doing SOMETHING every day. We went to the movies this morning. When we got back I started in. THIS is my day off, so to speak lol. So hopefully it'll all come together.

Skeered, we feel we have plenty of time to get construction done, and I'm squeezing in detail in between. So we should be alright.


Dewayne

screamforadream
07-23-2012, 07:22 AM
Hahaha I love those brain caps! I am having a couple of my actors use them! I am surprised it came out so well, I hope it does you some good!

Frightener
07-25-2012, 04:21 PM
** Update**

Unfortunately, I have to report we were broken into last night and robbed. They got all the equipment like saws and drills, nails and screws, brackets and work lights. I'll have to see about getting more tools and such to continue, but as it sits right now.... well we'll just have to see. All the budget I have left is suppose to be for construction of wall panels... and that's it! For the time being I'm working on getting better security. Unfortunately the only camera I had up failed on me. It hasn't recorded an image in a week and a half so something went wrong there. HAD IT BEEN WORKING... I'd have gotten footage of it.





So we'll see about getting another update in a little while.


Thanks,

Dewayne

screamforadream
07-25-2012, 04:41 PM
That's AWFUL news DeWayne! If I had a couple spare drills laying around I'd gladly send them your way!

As for cameras, a zmodo system can't be beat for the price!

And security? Screw the hippies and get a gun! It's a castle doctrine motha-trucka!

scottylmt
07-25-2012, 04:55 PM
Man, so sorry to hear that Dewayne. Damn SOBs. Somebody who is doing all this hard work and going through so much red tape to do things the right way... absolute bs.

I had a friend that was burglarized and checked craigslist for two weeks straight, FOUND IT. The kids got busted when they showed up. Its a long shot but if you had them registered or save receipts you might get lucky.

Sorry man.

Frightener
07-25-2012, 06:24 PM
Thanks Scotty. The thing is, I have receipts to all but the miter saw. It was worked out in a deal, if I remember correctly, I still had it given to me by my father. He had bought a new one and yada yada later, He brought it over. So I MAY not have any equity in it (money or work for it) but I'm not sure. But it was like ... a $400 saw, used probably about $250. Was a nice saw.


Yeah, I'll keep my eyes out and such. I went and bought a Kobalt miter, it's a 7 1/4 blade, but its that small one they made to be very portable. It's a slider as well, with laser, double angle cutter, very nice, for $109 at lowe's.

I also got a roll around cart (plastic) to put all the small tools in at the end of the day and roll it inside. We're going to build the end wall Sunday I hope, then we can put doors on it and lock it up.


Till then... I'll try to get a few pics up of what I got done the last few days.


Thanks,

Dewayne

screamforadream
07-25-2012, 08:00 PM
Throw a building party?

See if you can invite over a friend or two, have them bring their own tools, and just work on building all the actual structures you need to build and assemble them. Shouldn't take more than 6 hours or so (judging by what you have done and have yet to do) once you get a rhythm going. Then hopefully you won't need any more power tools for a while :)

It's definitely worth a shot!
If you have any volunteer actors, see of they can lend a hand and their tools?

Frightener
07-25-2012, 09:15 PM
Yeah. I thought about that. The ad for actors has been sent in. I figured with such a small haunt, we didn't have to be too quick about it. Between friends of the family's and my niece, we should get about 10 or 15 easily, which I think is more than what we need.

I'm trying to upload some pics, but everyone's on the internet tonight so it's slow, but Ima try anyways.

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The foam in the pics looks funny, but up close you can tell they ought to come out nice once coated and painted. I think so anyways, well it better because I AIN'T DOING IT AGAIN! lol. ... I can't afford to now

The box is the sarcophagus I'm building for the creeper dude above that I built. He's only got one layer of cloth so far, he'll have 2 more and a paint job. Some of that is bare latex coated sheeting so far. $45 mask and the hands were off the mask and hand set I got off Feebay that was actor worn for a skit on comedy central. The chest is off a $50 zombie costume.

I'll get some more pics up in a few days. I just got all the stuff locked up and I've been TRYING to shoot face in Battlefield 3 to calm down a bit, but internet's too laggy. Maybe later. I should be able to feel good in the morning and get a lot more done. I should be able to... wait, the thieves also took my hot knife, I gotta go to Jonesboro to get more tools. :( FRKIN THIEVES!


Anywho, ima log and play with the dog or something...

Dewayne

scottylmt
07-26-2012, 09:16 AM
Things are looking good man. At first glance those walls look textured!

As far as lag, that's why I play mw3 :P

Frightener
07-26-2012, 03:45 PM
"... at first glance those walls look textured"


They are.. now lol. I realized this morning they took more than I thought.

Many pounds of screws.
Stockpile of Sprayfoam.
The old miter saw (was burning out)
Heat gun.
Hot knife.
Cordless Drill ($100)

Well I'll stop there. I had to go get more stuff a bit ago. Spent another $200... sh.ts old already. Having to replace crap is ridiculous.

You know, I think I about figured it out. Why so many people are rude and just don't care. It's because they've been through life enough that they've gotten their share of BULLSH>T and said "f35k it" That's what it is. They've been jacked with so much already that they're already to that point that they say "Screw people, I hate em all"

Anyways, I got a few more panels built this morning, got some more foam up etc. Foam installation is about 75% done. Just gotta build the last wall and put 6 sheets up then it's all carving.

After the foam brick rooms, we're just going to warehouse style theme, then the dark surgery room with Dr. Trauma etc. Won't be any high detail except for the props and costuming. Then the torture room will have spill your guts illuzion etc.

So the construction should be EZPZ after the foam.


Dewayne

turkeycreaux
07-26-2012, 03:52 PM
That blows. One of my cousins-in-law is a subcontractor and had a bunch of his tools stolen out of his truck at a jobsite. I don't suppose any of the stuff was stolen was covered by insurance, huh? In any case, good to see you're carrying on with things. I love seeing other people's progress. Maybe you can leave a spot open "reserved for tool thieves".


TC

Frightener
07-29-2012, 07:31 PM
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Some pics of progress. We got a full wall up including actor cove.

I got some foam up the other day. The new wall needs foam put up on it as well, but it'll be in a different style.

I also got some more wall panels built for the interior.

As well as redesigning my jig. I can do either style of panels now. Used screws everywhere with glue so it's less likely to get loose this time.

Also we built one of the exterior wall sets. OSB with 3 verts of 2x4's. They're heavy but I wanted them to be strong. We ran out of time because we had people come up and talk to us about the haunt today, including a cute girl selling snow cones and ice cream. All in all, I think we did fairly well today. My bro helped put a panel or two together and my wife helped put up the wall. She also painted the bottoms of the panels.

Frightener
07-29-2012, 07:32 PM
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This pic didn't make it into the last post for some reason. So here's the wall.

Frightener
08-03-2012, 06:40 PM
Ok guys, little update.

Actors: Wife put in 3 ads, 1 to Jonesboro Sun (77,000 ppl and 20 min's away) and 1 to our local town (26,000) and 1 to The Merchandiser which produces copies for the surrounding area, Tristate? It goes up into Missourri, Tennessee like Memphis and lots of other towns. We've gotten 22 Interviews so far and a few sound promising. We think we should only need about 15, but I'm designing the haunt to have extras and plus line entertainment. I'm hoping to hit about 50 people so we'll have a great selection. Probably try to have about 25 on hand, so it should be easy to have the 15 first up's.

Construction: Got all the sheeting of foam up. I still have lots of blocks to put up to replicate Larry's stone work, but at least all the foam sheeting is up.
I also have the facade coated with 1 good thick coat of Tuff2 / Tuff ll . So far it's still very flexible. So I went to Home Depot to buy the 2" thick foam boards to finish my sarcophagus and picked up the deck restore coating. Like someone else stated in another thread, the displays look impressive! Looks very hard, even with one coat.

Also got the North end permanent wall put up with the exit. The facade will get painted black and dry brushed with moss etc put on it. When the gable ends get put up we'll have rope netting and moss strings hanging from it as well. Should look cool.
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I don't have the pic of the north wall yet, but I'll get it up soon. Hopefully tomorrow. However we'll be very busy tomorrow. Got 9 interviews to do and I have to clean the monster room up before I can finish anything else lol.

Dewayne.

Frightener
08-08-2012, 03:13 PM
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Well, the ONLY people who got back with us on shirts... someone local. So the others... F'em. I'm not in the habit to wait weeks and weeks even for the first response.

Yeah, basic, but hey, they're our first shirts and so far people are loving it. This isn't the final version, I have different tribal work behind the skull, and both sides say "Haunted House" and Paragould, AR on the front and our facebook page on the back.

I can't complain seeing as to how they're $7 a shirt w/ no design fee, no setup fee and no min. order.

I've been sick to my stomach all day, I thought hanging out inside would be fine, so I started work on the props again... got sick. So I stopped to work on the digital side of things... got sick! So now I'm back from taking a nap (got sick lol) and here checking msges, facebook etc.

Work day tomorrow tho!! Brother and wife is getting prepared to help with the facade tomorrow! I got the door built and stained "Old Weathered Barn Gray" semi transparent stain. I have to rust the metal hinges (spray foam and painted) and do the header board, base coat the bricks, dry brush the bricks, lay the moss and hang some rope drapes. Don't know if I'll get the gable end enclosed yet but we'll try.

FRIDAY! We've got 2 radio stations coming out to talk about advertising, and Premier Magazine, a local magazine that goes out everywhere in town and such, they're coming to take progress photos. We're suppose to be getting an article next month, and a cover for October! I'll DEFINITELY post pics of the magazine when it comes out, wish us luck.

turkeycreaux
08-08-2012, 04:21 PM
FRIDAY! We've got 2 radio stations coming out to talk about advertising, and Premier Magazine, a local magazine that goes out everywhere in town and such, they're coming to take progress photos. We're suppose to be getting an article next month, and a cover for October! I'll DEFINITELY post pics of the magazine when it comes out, wish us luck.


A word about radio advertising, if I may (being in the biz and all). They may want to push a remote on you. A lot of businesses like remotes because they're tangible, you see the jock there at the venue, he's talking about your haunt live in front of you, you see immediate results. However, depending on their set up, for the price of that remote, you could get more coverage with just doing straight ads.

For example, I'm part of a group of 5 stations, 3 FMs (Country, Pop, and Oldies), 2AMs (Talk and Sports). We do our remotes exclusively on the FMs, usually on the Country station (our biggest stick). We do 3 - 90 second remote breaks an hour per station, unless you do all three FMs, in which case it's 2 per hour per station. Usually, it's a two hour remote. And they're not guaranteed to get people to come to where the remote is at. There needs to be a pitch/sale/gimmick for people to show up during the remote. You have the benefit of having something for people to do once they show up, but I've experienced many remotes that failed because there was no pitch. (I once did a remote at a grand opening of a Packing and Shipping business. Seriously, unless you need to pack/ship something, why would you go to a place like that, even if it was the grand opening?)

Unless you have a particular reason to get people there on a specific night, you're much better off with 30 sec spots over the course of several weeks. Better/longer coverage that way. See if you can get added value, such as live reads from the jocks (where they mention your haunt during their announce breaks) or spots on their smaller stations if they've got a group of them (a lot of people want to put ads on our Country station, but because it's so full, our sales people often suggest a better deal if they choose a different station that needs the inventory). See if you can get any extras if you give them free tickets for the jocks or for them to give away. (We jocks LOVE getting free stuff. ;) ) If you can get the jocks to go through your haunt and they talk about their experience on the air, that does the work of a dozen ads.

Above all, make sure the station they put you on fits your haunt. It would do you more good to put your ad on a country or rock station as opposed to a gospel or oldies station.

Also, on a personal note, ask the sales person to send you a copy of the ad script before they send it to be produced and proofread it. I can't tell you the number of times I've had to redo spots because the salesperson sent the copy straight to me and they put the wrong address/phone number/whatever on it.


TC

Frightener
08-08-2012, 05:46 PM
Thanks for the info, but we kinda realized a lot of that already.

Our remotes are 1. Popular gas station. Why: Our ghouls will be out pumping gas for folks and terrorizing as we do it. 2. Sat. 14th at the local Theatre. our ghouls (zombies) will be out to promote the Resident Evil movie and our haunt. We have permission from all aspects and will be giving away shirts etc.


We're not gauranteed to do it. I may do just ads, like you talked about. The thing is, we're splitting the costs! The whole thing (both remotes and 195 air times ... 1 MINUTE air times, but only being charged for 30sec's) will cost us only $385ish.

PS! BTW, I got my wagner spray rig out today. Painted the end wall on the north side of bld 3 and got 40% of the inside of bld 2 and the facade. I had to spray it tonight because we're detailing the facade tomorrow.