At long last... the wait is over! Found Footage 3D will get its world premiere at Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival in Chicago, August 18-22.
And in one of the most epic one-two punches of all time, the film will have its international/European premiere the following weekend at the very prestigious FrightFest London.
We could not be happier about both of these festivals and we are thrilled and honored to have been chosen. Writer/Director Steven DeGennaro, Producer/Actor Scott Weinberg, Producer Charles Mulford, and several of the actors will be in attendance at both festivals. More details to come soon.
Mark your calendars! We will be posting more as the fest dates approach, and we will have a very special surprise in the final weeks leading up to the festival. Keep checking back for info and updates. Or better yet, sign up for our mailing list so you don't miss a thing!
And if you live in Chicago or London and would be interested in being a part of our street team in exchange for a seat at the screening, contact us. We could use your help and we would love to see you there!
I can't even begin to say how proud I am that my friend and closest creative collaborator Drew Daniels was named one of Variety's "10 Cinematographers to Watch in 2016".
I've known how amazingly brilliant Drew is for years, of course, which is why he has shot every movie that I've directed. He is one of the absolute most talented people I've ever worked with. I'm not exaggerating when I say that if I had a choice between Lubeski, Deakins, Kaminski, or Drew, I'd pick Drew. I have no doubt that he will be on the Oscar stage some time in the next decade, and I only hope that I can continue to get to work with him for years to come.Read more
Before too much time went by, I wanted to share my top ten movies of 2015 with you. I saw 174 feature films this year. Of those, 128 were movies I had never seen before. I saw 79 movies in a theater (80 if I count Star Wars twice). This is down slightly from 2014, when I saw just shy of 100 movies in a theater, but that’s to be expected, what with an infant to take care of and a movie of my own to finish. (Note: this tally does *not* include the roughly 800 billion times I watched Found Footage 3D.)
For the second year running, I saw my favorite film of the year at Fantastic Fest. Last year I opted to not include festival movies that had not been released to the general public by the end of the year. This year, I’m taking a cue from Simon Barrett and including any movie I saw in calendar 2015. This not only saves me having to compare movies I saw nearly two full years ago with stuff I just saw last week, but it also gives me an opportunity to put some great movies on your radars so that when they do finally come out, you can make sure to see them.
Here are my top ten movies for the year:Read more
The movie is finished. I was honestly starting to wonder if it ever would be. I’m sure many of you have been wondering the same thing, and I don’t blame you. If I had known just how long this was going to take, and how much it was going to bleed out of me for so long, I might have thought twice about undertaking the endeavor at all.
I started the journey of making this film three and a half years ago. For those of you keeping score at home, that’s longer than the U.S. fought in World War II (which at the moment feels like a particularly apt analogy).Read more
It's been a while, but Steve is back to let you in on a part of the filmmaking process that the general public rarely gets a glimpse of: creating horror sound effects. Watch Steve beat the shit out of some fruits and vegetables and make a big mess. Educational AND cathartic.
You'll want to listen to this one through headphones!
As always, check out the 3D version by logging in to our exclusive backstage area.
Three years of hard work by a lot of very talented people has come down to this:
We're not done yet by a long shot. A careful examination of the above picture reveals the words "Work-in-Progress". But we submitted to our first film festival today. The first of many. Now all we can do is wait. Oh... and finish the movie.
Keep your fingers crossed for us!