One of the joys of working for “early” Cinemax was that the powers that be left the channel alone. Programming would come up with festivals and “packages” and producers like myself could put together fun, under-the-radar stunts to help market them… I was known as “the horror guy” so when Programming created a George Romero […]
Director Shawn Burkett’s “DON’T F*CK IN THE WOODS” sees worldwide distro in 2018, exclusive “BETSY” trailer premiere
Shawn Burkett’s DON’T F*CK IN THE WOODS made a gruesome round on the film fest circuit, scoring a premiere with FearNYC back in October 2016 and peaked at #44 on IMDB’s Starmeter. Due to its successful run, many companies were grappling at the chance to release the project on a worldwide basis, with Gravitas Ventures/Cyfuno Ventures to come […]
NYU Tisch student, filmmaker, and junior strategist Grayson Whitehurst has been hard at work developing an entirely original home security spec spot. He directed and edited THERE’S SOMETHING IN THE HOUSE, which is a series of interactive POV videos that enable the viewer to choose an escape route. The informative, yet dark approach for awareness of […]
We recently warned NYC residents about the Scary Movies X festival that’s coming to take a bite out of the big apple from July 14th-20th. This year’s lineup of films are sure to terrorize all who are in sight.
[GIVEAWAY] Jonathan Maberry and George A. Romero conjure up “NIGHTS OF THE LIVING DEAD” anthology, now available!
Horror heads, feast your eyes on this gory new release! George A. Romero, the undeniable master of the living dead, was summoned by author Jonathan Maberry to collaborate on an anthology book. The construction of the publication includes all original stories written by various authors that are all based on the NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD film. Each […]
Women in Horror Film Festival announces lurid lineup of guests, screenings coming to GA this September!
The Women in Horror Film Festival is in its first year of life and is quickly becoming a very desirable fest for women-led horror projects. Submissions opened January 1st and there’s still a few days left to get your film in! The door closes July 15th, so don’t sleep. Get those projects submitted!
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know that Waxwork Records has been hard at work with their classic horror movie soundtrack releases over the past few years. The soundtracks are remastered and have all-new artwork by Justin Erickson of Phantom City Creative, which breathes new life into them in a mind-blowing way.
Just as any normal summer holiday weekend begins, a group of friends set out to to enjoy July 4th on a remote island. For some, the sand and sun symbolize ultimate relaxation and are what many vacation-goers strive for when booking their next getaway. That is, until you realize that the secluded island can be a deadly trap when paradise […]
Presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the Scary Movies X festival celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and is coming to terrorize New York City July 14-20. The fest starts off with a bang with the New York premiere of Damien Leone’s TERRIFIER, which is the follow up to his 2013 thriller, ALL HALLOWS’ EVE. Scary Movies X will […]
Dallas Sonnier, most known for producing BONE TOMAHAWK, has launched a new media company, Cinestate, which focuses on entertainment on various formats. Cinestate recently released a new audiobook, THE NARROW CAVES, which is adapted from a script by S. Craig Zahler (BONE TOMAHAWK). Narrated by Will Patton, THE NARROW CAVES stars Vincent D’Onofio (FULL METAL JACKET, THE CELL), Wyatt […]
Screenwriter Eric Red made a name for himself in the 1980s by penning such iconic horror flicks as THE HITCHER and NEAR DARK. He later added directing to his resume with macabre favorites like BODY PARTS, BAD MOON and 100 FEET. These days, the Pittsburgh-born Red has turned into a busy novelist, indulging his passion […]
Horror video game DEAD BY DAYLIGHT has been creating buzz this past year with the successful launch of its PC version on Steam in 2016. Behaviour Interactive just released the console version this month, with add-ons to come later this year. We recently touched base with its Game Director and Creative Director to talk about the ins and […]
We’ve all read horrifying stories about unlucky consumers who have discovered various objects and vermin in their food. The sickening idea has been taken to another level and put into the form of a short film, aptly titled, MOUSE. The film was named a Vimeo Staff Pick Premiere and is set to debut on the streaming […]
For horror fans, anything involving Bruce Campbell is a guaranteed entertainment success, no matter the format. Fifteen years after the release of his bestselling memoir IF CHINS COULD KILL, Campbell returns with the follow-up book HAIL TO THE CHIN to be released via Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press this August!
Last week, we had the chance to chat with Game Director Mathieu Cote about the design and console release for DEAD BY DAYLIGHT. We’ve also caught up with the game’s Creative Director Dave Richard to talk about the music composition and gory imagery.
DEAD BY DAYLIGHT first reached fright fans via Steam in 2016. Players flocked to the horror game’s PC release on June 14th, and the game went on to make a huge imprint in the video game industry selling over 1.8 million copies. Throughout the past year, the creators have debuted several add-ons and chapters to the game including a HALLOWEEN chapter released […]
The Los Angeles Film Festival is creeping upon us and this year’s fest is hosted by ARCLiGHT CiNEMAS Culver City and The Culver Studios from June 14-22 2017. There are several great independent flicks slated to screen at the festival, but there has been buzz circulating about Julius Ramsay’s theatrical directorial debut (director/editor of AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD) to […]
We’ve been keeping a close eye on Alterna Comics as their availability and titles explode around the United States. We recently brought news from Alterna with “CYKO-KO: A COMIC BOOK ADVENTURE YOU CAN COLOR” which has since met and surpassed its $2,000 goal via Kickstarter. Be on the lookout for its release coming this September! Alterna Comics also […]
Director Rob Savage’s suspenseful DAWN OF THE DEAF horror short made an impressive round on the festival circuit scoring screenings and awards at several notable festivals including: Sundance Film Festival 2017, Sitges International Film Festival 2016 and Fantastic Fest 2016, just to name a few. It was also recently named a Vimeo Staff Pick Premiere and is set to debut on […]
When it comes to horror, I’m Old School. Mention “The Mummy” and I immediately think of Karloff’s 1932 classic… or Christopher Lee’s glorious Hammer remake… but there’s a new Mummy in town and this one is a total b!tch. In an innovative twist, stunning Algerian actress Sofia Boutella plays Ahmanet, an Egyptian princess entombed alive […]