I hope folks are enjoying spooky season and watching lots of great scary movies! If you need some indies to watch, of course I recommend checking out Tubi (free everywhere!) where you can find my films Evil Lurks and Homecoming Massacre. I'm excited to add the camp slasher Tin Roof to the collection once it becomes available to streaming platforms (potentially in 2024, it's wrapping up the score then off to festivals). I'm currently shooting a new project in the horror genre, Vic Effects, written and directed by Chris Shern (co-writer, co-director, key editor, and sound genius of Evil Lurks, and lead singer of the band Invisible Cartoons). Principle photography is currently underway, and I've included some early stills from our initial shoot days below. It's a super twisty reality bending film that follows rising star foley artist Victoria "Vic" Paulette, played by me, as she creates the practical sound effects for the film that legendary foley artist Thomas Raven was working on when he suddenly died. Film and reality begin to twist together as Vic and sound engineer Coop work on the film, hurtling towards a shocking end.
Additionally, I recently learned I've been cast in a yet-to-be announced indie described as a "modern Dracula sequel". Once more official project and casting announcements have been made public I'll be sure to share - but what I can say is that I finally get to take a crack at a fun detective role!
What horror films are on your list this year? I've definitely seen some wild ones, from Winnie the Pooh: Blood & Honey, to Demons 2. Of course, I watch horror all year long, but there's something really satisfying about watching them when the leaves start changing and folks start really getting into the spooky spirit. Happy haunting!
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