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As with any horror film, the end result once it hits screens is absolutely jaw-dropping, bone-chilling and more. But what happens behind-the-scenes? Cue DP, Dan Kneece, and the rest of the production team. We spoke exclusively with the the Director of Photography to find out just what it takes to bring a horror film to life.
A new film, now available on VOD and in select theaters right in time for Halloween, “Slice” from A24 and director Austin Vesely, follows some of the best supernatural beings we know and love - from ghosts and witches to werewolves. One of the main factors that went into crafting the look for the film is cinematographer Brandon Riley, best known to audiences as the cinematographer of HBO’s “The Shop” and several of Chance the Rapper's music videos. We talked to Riley about his work on the film, A24, working with Austin and Chance and more.
How Production Designer Melanie Jones Designed a Comedy, Horror Film and Rock and Roll Biopic in One Season
Production designer, Melanie Jones, most well-known for her production design on Damien Chazelle's Oscar-winning Whiplash, is having a busy spring with three new and completely different projects debuting.
Breakout indie horror, You Might Be the Killer, which premiered Saturday, October 6 on Syfy, also recently premiered at the Fantastic Fest and is based on an infamous Twitter exchange between authors Sam Sykes and Chuck Wendig. A killer is on the loose at Camp Clear Vista and head camp counselor Sam needs help. Covered in blood, he calls his best friend Chuck, and they try to piece together clues to figure out who the masked killer is, only to draw an unexpected conclusion.
Non-fiction podcast, MAKE COOL SH!T on season 1 titled "Mak A Movie" is focused on documenting the comedy/horror film, "Scare Me" directed by award-winning actor and writer, Josh Ruben. The season one docu-series includes topics from film writing, funding to pre-production and unexpected challenges. Wrapping up on episode 8, MAKE COOL SH!T digs into distribution and behind the scenes look of the coveted film premiere at Sundance in a haunted theater.
Director of Photography Jay Keitel talked with ProductionHUB about lensing Amy Seimetz's horror hit She Dies Tomorrow. Jay is currently nominated for a Film Independent Spirit Award for his work. The 36th Indie Spirit Awards will be announced this week on Thursday, April 22.
If you took a second to close your eyes and think about Star Wars, what comes to mind? What are you hearing? Laser blasters, light sabers, possibly a dramatic score by John Williams? For the major films in pop culture, music plays a major role in developing the themes and tone of the production.
Jessica Sonneborn is an American actress, writer, director and stunt double, who you may recognize from her starring roles in Bloody Bloody Bible Camp and Dorothy and the Witches of Oz. But aside from being a highly sought after horror actress, she tapped into her interest in filmmaking and has landed her additional titles such as Producer and Director. She talked exclusively about her experience in "the biz."
We don’t know if it’s the crisp weather, the pumpkin-flavored beer, or the fact that we just enjoy digging up props reminiscent of days on set- whatever it is, it’s no secret many video production pros & tech geeks LOVE Halloween. Marlon Heimerl of HalloweenCostumes.com is the go-to person for costume ideas & DIY inspirations that may tickle your funny bone. Take a look at the list!
Director Matthew Wade and DP Lila Streicher are the creators behind the breakout Slamdance Film Festival feature “A Black Rift Begins to Yawn." The film tells the story of how as two former classmates dig into their deceased professor’s set of cassette tapes, which possibly contain recordings of strange signals from beyond the stars, they begin to feel memories, the chronology of time, and their identities slip into obscurity.