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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.
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.
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.
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.
Director David F. Sandberg Takes a DIY Approach to Filmmaking on ‘Annabelle: Creation’ with Blackmagic Design
Director David F. Sandberg has always had a passion for horror and sci-fi films. Though his résumé includes a variety of animation, documentary and short form drama projects, horror and sci-fi have always been the end goal.
Justin Powell and David Charbonier, directors of the upcoming film THE DJINN, are life-long friends and up-and-coming directors (and filmmakers) in the horror space.
Most people only deal with spooky characters & ghoulish sprits one month out of the year, but for Matt Scott, owner and chief artist of Von Grimm Productions, Halloween is an everyday occurrence. With over 13,000 hours in professionally operated haunted attractions as well as work in film and television, learn how to make it in the dark world of special effects, one horror story at a time.
What makes a great horror film? Suspense, eerie music, dim lighting... the list can go on and on. Orange St. Films, a full-service, video production company started in 2008, with clients all over the world, has perfectly executed horror with the latest film - The Terrible Two. Writer/Director Billy Lewis took us behind-the-scenes of how Orange St. Films put together a production, from everything to location, production crew, casting, and even promotion.