Interview: Director Andrew Hamer for THREE SKELETON KEY

Interview: Director Andrew Hamer for THREE SKELETON KEY

Having had it's World Premiere at Dances with Films Festival in June, THREE SKELETON KEY has been steadily gaining momentum in the film festival circuit. Shannon had the chance to speak with director Andrew Hamer about his short film, the origins of THREE SKELETON KEY, and working with rats. (**NOTE: SPOILERS IN INTERVIEW)

Interview: Director Nicholas Bushman for UNION FURNACE

Interview: Director Nicholas Bushman for UNION FURNACE

For the release of Nicholas Bushman's latest horror/thriller, UNION FURNACE, Shannon spoke with Bushman about working alongside co-writer/actor Mike Dwyer, hiring Keith David, and what we can expect from the director in the future. 

Interview: Director Victor Mathieu for THE MONSTER PROJECT

Interview: Director Victor Mathieu for THE MONSTER PROJECT

For the release of the upcoming horror film, THE MONSTER PROJECT, Craig had the opportunity to partake in a round table interview with director Victor Mathieu where they discussed everything from designing creatures to performing stunts. 

Interview: Actors Anthony LaPaglia and Miranda Otto for ANNABELLE: CREATION

Interview: Actors Anthony LaPaglia and Miranda Otto for ANNABELLE: CREATION

For the release of ANNABELLE: CREATION, Craig had the pleasure of being part of a round table interview with actors Anthony LaPaglia and Miranda Otto where they discussed everything from wearing masks to director's notes. 

Interview: Actresses Talitha Bateman and Lulu Wilson for ANNABELLE: CREATION

Interview: Actresses Talitha Bateman and Lulu Wilson for ANNABELLE: CREATION

For the upcoming release of ANNABELLE: CREATION, Craig had the pleasure of being part of a round table interview with actresses Talitha Bateman and Lulu Wilson where they discussed everything from performing stunts to improvisation. 

Interview: Director David F. Sandberg and Actress Stephanie Sigman for ANNABELLE: CREATION

Interview: Director David F. Sandberg and Actress Stephanie Sigman for ANNABELLE: CREATION

For the upcoming release of ANNABELLE: CREATION, Craig had the pleasure of being part of a round table interview with actress Stephanie Sigman and director David F. Sandberg about their upcoming feature film ANNABELLE: CREATION, where they discussed everything from a nun's habit to using silence to create tension. 

Interview: Director Michael Walker for CUT SHOOT KILL

Interview: Director Michael Walker for CUT SHOOT KILL

For the VOD release of the slasher inspired horror film, CUT SHOOT KILL, Shannon had the chance to speak with director Michael Walker about his vision, inspiration, and how he went about creating a unique spin on the slasher genre. 

Interview: Director Mathieu Ratthe for THE GRACEFIELD INCIDENT

Interview: Director Mathieu Ratthe for THE GRACEFIELD INCIDENT

For the release of the horror film THE GRACEFIELD INCIDENT, Shannon had the chance to speak with director Mathieu Ratthe about his latest film, where his love for the horror genre came from, and what it was like to not only direct and write the film but also to star in it. 

Fantasia Film Festival Interview: Director Simon Rumley for FASHIONISTA

Fantasia Film Festival Interview: Director Simon Rumley for FASHIONISTA

Following FASHIONISTA's Canadian Premiere at the Fantasia Film Festival, Shannon had the chance to speak with director Simon Rumley about his film, the breakdown of addiction, and the obsession society has with material things. 

Fantasia Film Festival Interview: Director Peter Ricq for DEAD SHACK

Fantasia Film Festival Interview: Director Peter Ricq for DEAD SHACK

Peter Ricq is a man of many talents - he co-created the animated television series "League of Super Evil", he's one half of the band Humans, and wrote the graphic novel "Once Our Land". With all that under his belt, it's no surprise that he's now made the jump to making feature films! We had the chance to quiz Peter about his directorial debut, DEAD SHACK, a fun comedy/horror/zombie flick which is part of the Fantasia Festival 2017 schedule. 

Interview: Actress Harriet Dyer for KILLING GROUND

Interview: Actress Harriet Dyer for KILLING GROUND

For the release of IFC Midnight's KILLING GROUND, Shannon had the chance to speak with actress Harriet Dyer about her role as Sam, what inspired her to take on this character, and how the Australian weather tried to derail the film. 

Interview: Director Drew Marvick for POOL PARTY MASSACRE

Interview: Director Drew Marvick for POOL PARTY MASSACRE

While attending Sinister Creature Con, Devin had the chance to speak with horror director Drew Marvick about his feature length debut, the horror/comedy, POOL PARTY MASSACRE

Interview: Author S.T. Joshi About the Life and Work of H.P. Lovecraft

Interview: Author S.T. Joshi About the Life and Work of H.P. Lovecraft

This past May, correspondent Ryan Grulich sat with S.T. Joshi, noted H.P. Lovecraft editor and biographer, to discuss the work of Lovecraft and it's cultural impact. Joshi is known worldwide to be the leading expert in the study of Lovecraft's life and work. This taped conversation took place in the garden of Joshi's home in Seattle, WA. 

LA Film Festival Interview: Director Camille Thoman for NEVER HERE

LA Film Festival Interview: Director Camille Thoman for NEVER HERE

NEVER HERE is a suspense/thriller that combines elements of Hitchcock and psychological terror in an arthouse packaging. Directed by Camille Thoman, the film had it's world premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival last week, and stars Mireille Enos, Sam Shepard, Goran Visnjic, and Vincent Piazza. In anticipation of the film's premiere, Shannon spoke with Camille Thoman about NEVER HERE, the symbolism of the messages, and how the audience becomes a part of story's unfolding. 

Interview: Director Paul W.S. Anderson, Producer Jeremy Bolt, & Kory Davis for RESIDENT EVIL

Interview: Director Paul W.S. Anderson, Producer Jeremy Bolt, & Kory Davis for RESIDENT EVIL

Last month was the 15th Anniversary Screening of Director Paul W.S. Anderson's adaptation of the hugely successful video game, RESIDENT EVIL. Since the release of the film, the franchise has gone to amass a billion dollars and become a favorite among fans of the horror/sci-fi genre. To celebrate this momentous occasion, Kory Davis (aka moviedude18 on Twitter) hosted a nostalgia screening and cosplay event at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres. The screening, which also coincided with DVD/Blu-ray release of RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER, gave fans a chance to see RESIDENT EVIL on the big screen once again and to have a meet & greet with writer/directer Paul W.S. Anderson and producer Jeremy Bolt. Shannon had the chance to attend the event and speak with Anderson and Bolt, as well as Kory Davis, to learn why RESIDENT EVIL is so important to them. 

Interview: Director and Cast of ANNABELLE: CREATION

Interview: Director and Cast of ANNABELLE: CREATION

Yesterday saw the premiere of the newest horror film in THE CONJURING universe, ANNABELLE: CREATION. In preparation of the films screening during the LA Film Festival, Shannon had the chance to speak with director David F. Sandberg and the cast of the film on the red carpet at the historical Ace Hotel Theater. 

Interview: Composer Brian McOmber for IT COMES AT NIGHT

Interview: Composer Brian McOmber for IT COMES AT NIGHT

For the release of Trey Edward Schults thriller, IT COMES AT NIGHT, Shannon spoke with composer Brian McOmber, former drummer of Dirty Projects, about how he got into music, his inspiration for the score, and what we can expect to see from him in the future. 

Interview: Composer Steve Moore for CAMERA OBSCURA

Interview: Composer Steve Moore for CAMERA OBSCURA

For the release of CAMERA OBSCURA, Abigail had the chance to speak with composer Steve Moore. Known for his work on several horror films including Adam Wingard's THE GUEST and the sci-fi horror film THE MIND'S EYE, Moore is one half of the internationally popular synth wave duo Zombi. Abigail spoke with Steve about his process and inspiration for composing the new horror/thriller CAMERA OBSCURA.  

Interview: Actress Nadja Bobyleva for CAMERA OBSCURA

Interview: Actress Nadja Bobyleva for CAMERA OBSCURA

For the VOD and Digital HD release of Aaron B. Koontz horror/thriller, CAMERA OBSCURA, Shannon had the chance to speak with Russian actress Nadja Bobyleva about her role as doting fiancee Claire Zeller and what it was like to work on her first horror film. 

Interview: Gwen Callahan of HP Lovecraft Festival

Interview: Gwen Callahan of HP Lovecraft Festival

As a devotee of Howard Phillips Lovecraft and keen observer of the resurgence of weird fiction, particularly Lovecraft's rise from obscurity over the last 40 years, I have thoroughly enjoyed the offerings of Arkham Bazaar, Sigh Co. and the HP Lovecraft Film Festival in rainy Portland, OR. Recently, I was able to chat with one half of the brain trust that is continually helping to thrust our beloved Lovecraft into the vernacular, the lovely Gwen Callahan.