Good news, streamers! Independent genre studio Gunpowder & Sky have acquired more than 30 TV series and feature films for their specialized, genre-specific FAST channels, DUST and ALTER - and there truly is something for everyone here.
Since 2018, DUST and ALTER have garnered rapid distribution on all the major platforms, including Samsung, Roku, Sling TV, Freevee, Vizio, Xumo, STIRR, Samsung TV Plus, Tubi, LG and Redbox. Furthermore, ALTER curates and distributes award-winning content, some of which you can find featured on our site.
The official press release tells us what we can expect from this massive new slate:
New acquisitions will include an array of iconic titles including: Train to Busan; Creep; Hounds of Love; Summer of ‘84; The “Masters of Horror” series, with episodes directed by John Carpenter (The Thing, Halloween), Tobe Hooper (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre), Joe Dante (Gremlins) and John Landis (An American Werewolf in London); “Fear Itself”, starring Elisabeth Moss, Anna Kendrick and Jesse Plemons; Elvira’s “Movie Macabre” (1980s); Mark Hamill’s “Pop Culture Quest”; “Weird or What?” with William Shatner; and “Encounter: UFO”. Franchise marathons include: Phantasm, Phantasm 3: Lord of the Dead, Phantasm 4: Oblivion, Phantasm 5: Ravager; Grave Encounters 1 & 2; The Stepfather 1 – 3; Waxwork 1 & 2; Wishmaster, Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies, Wishmaster 3, Sword of Justice, Wishmaster 4: The Prophecy Fulfilled; Amityville 4: The Evil Escapes, Amityville: It’s About Time, Amityville: A New Generation, Amityville Dollhouse, and many others.
Floris Bauer, Co-Founder of Gunpowder & Sky, shared his excitement for the acquisitions:
“It’s amazing to see how quickly our channels are growing, and because of that we are now able to invest a lot more in programming [...] We are excited to take the channels to the next level, offering fans a highly curated mix of iconic titles, as well as boundary-pushing new films and series. And, for ALTER and DUST filmmakers just starting out, they get to see their short films live shoulder-to-shoulder with the masters of the genre, and be viewed by millions of people.”
So fire up ALTER and DUST on your viewing platform of choice, and cancel those weekend plans, because you've got a hell of a lot of stuff to watch thanks to Gunpowder & Sky!