'Terror Inside' was essentially a student film. The crew was composed of 37 students from the Valencia Community College Film Program in Orlando, FL and 10 professional filmmakers. Executive Producer Ralph Clemente is actually the film studies instructor at Valencia.
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Only one side of the sheriff's car was emblazoned with the graphics and green stripe to save money. The vehicle was owned by Gary Welbon who portrayed the deputy brandishing a weapon. Welbon had driven by during preproduction and offered his vehicle for rent as the law enforcement car. The local sheriff's department loaned Welbon the lights for his roof.
The drilling rig was actually unable to even penetrate the earth. A section of camera dolly was used as the rig's 'core sample' device in the scene where 'Joe' removes the mud infected with a virus.
Montverde, FL town council voted to allow filmmaker Joe Lenders to use the town's name in the movie. The vote was in part due to the positive portrayal of the town, but also due to the financial contributions the film crew brought to the economically challenged town. Filmmaker Lenders insisted that many local resources be used to make the movie. Fuel and food was purchased in town and many local residents were compensated for the use of their property.