Where the news hits the fans.
Turbo Kid Releases Teaser (21 Jul 2014)
A teaser poster popped up for our film TURBO KID in the Fantasia Film Festival guide. It soon leaked online. The team behind the film are a Montreal collective called RKSS – they have huge support in their hometown of Montreal and the fans there are expecting to see a glimpse of some of the film.
Deathgasm - Mid Shoot (22 May 2014)
The NZFC / MPI horror comedy DEATHGASM is halfway through it's shoot. It's been a lean and mean shoot. The blood has been flowing and it's going to get a lot messier before it wraps.
HOUSEBOUND - World Sales Picked Up (22 May 2014)
PARIS – Adding to its select slate of high-profile genre features, Paris-based Films Distribution has acquired world sales rights to the comedic mystery/horror pic "Housebound."
XLrator Media Locks in HOUSEBOUND (07 May 2014)
XLrator Media has acquired U.S. rights to Housebound, the Kiwi horror comedy from director Gerard Johnstone that premiered in March at SXSW and emerged as one of the fest's crowd-pleasing discoveries. Morgana O'Reilly stars as Kylie Bucknell, a delinquent young woman sentenced to home detention with her mother, who's convinced their house is haunted. When Kylie starts hearing whispers and strange bumps in the night she wonders if there really is a hostile spirit in the home unhappy about her return. XLrator is planning a Fall 2014 release via its genre label MACABRE. Rima Te Wiata and Glen-Paul Waru co-star in the pic, which marks writer-director Johnstone's debut. Housebound is produced by Luke Sharpe for Semi-Professional Pictures and exec produced by Ant Timpson (The ABCs of Death), Daniel Story, and Chris Lambert. Funding came from the New Zealand Film Commission. XLrator's Barry Gordon negotiated the deal with Nate Bolotin of XYZ Films on behalf of the filmmakers.
Deathgasm unleashes hell onto West Auckland (07 May 2014)
The feature film I am Exec Producing is called Deathgasm and is a joint production between MPI Media Group (US) and the New Zealand Film Commission (NZ). The winner of Make My Horror Movie is the tale of two heavy metaller teens who unwittingly come across a lyric sheet to summoning Hell on earth.
Directed by first-timer Jason Lei Howden and is being produced by Morgan Leigh Stewart & Andrew Beattie the film begins shooting this week.