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(2014)

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All of the visual effects were created by Drew Casson, who was aged 19 at the time of production.
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On day three of the shoot, more fake blood was needed and arrived on set by courier.
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All of the actors were found through a local auditions call - most are seen in their debut roles.
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Producer Jesse Cleverly has a cameo as the man sprayed by Adam - who they then chase to the facility.
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The flat that the characters live in was actually the home of Sam Carter (who plays Kipper) at the time of shooting.
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The film was mostly edited in Hungerford by Drew - a large computer was bought specifically and fondly nicknamed 'The Beast'.
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The alien parasites were models made by Debbie Smith from Aardman Animations - two were created and nicknamed Tom and Jerry.
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Cowen and Adam are played by real life cousins Drew Casson and Tom Scarlett.
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The Director Drew Casson plays the alien at the end of the film and went through three hours of makeup for the role.
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Cowen and Phil played by Drew Casson and Georgia Bradley got together during the course of production and are now a couple in real life.
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The crew began filming at 5am to capture the abandoned town scene when Cowen realises that everyone is gone.
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The makeup artist Frederica was 16 at the time of production, and had never done any makeup for film before. She learned from watching YouTube videos.
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All of the scenes were initially improvised in rehearsal by the actors, and then the lines for the script were taken from that.
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The web for the final scene in the facility was a Halloween decoration. The production team bought out all of the product from the supplier on Amazon.
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The car that was used for the car crash scene belonged to Mark Cusack who played the Swat Team Commander. He sold it to the production for £200 - it was then drained of petrol, flipped and scrapped at the end of the shoot.
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Producer Miles Bullough has a cameo as a terrified victim in the cage at the facility.
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Makeup artist Frederica also stars as 'Camilla' - the girl at the party who throws up blood.
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The brand of deodorant that the characters steal in the film is 'Wildseed' as a reference to the company that produced the film.
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Filming in the flat was spread across four days - unfortunately for the team it was the hottest week on record in the UK. Fans had to be brought in during shoot breaks when the windows were blacked out.
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On a location recce of The Bottle Yard in Bristol which became the set of the facility, the Director Drew Casson climbed up a fence to simulate the moment Cowen arrives. A security guard saw this on CCTV and called the police who arrived moments later as they thought there was a break in.
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The scene where the postman falls through a table was done in one take. The production team only had one IKEA table that had been weakened.
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The film was shot and scripted to be a web series for YouTube, and then became a film during the edit.
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Director Drew Casson already had a video on his YouTube channel of the Hungerford Town Hall being destroyed by lightning. Producers Miles and Jesse liked it so much they wanted to include a new version of it in the film.
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Director Drew Casson had never used a Canon C300 before and had 24 hours to learn how to use it before shooting began.
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At the beginning of the film, Adam reveals that he had a fight with Big Man Dean. The gruesome butcher who later drags Cowen away in the facility has a name badge that says 'Hello my name is Dean'.
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