On the 4th of July, Film Financier and Distributor Epic Pictures will be releasing the DVD of the multi-award winning anthology horror film THE DARK TAPES, which will be available to purchase online and will also be available nationwide via Redbox. THE DARK TAPES is a horrifying blend of terror and mayhem which takes the viewer on a twisted journey into the world of paranormal activity, demonic possession, and the supernatural.
The stellar cast includes a who's-who of genre talent such as Cortney Palm (Sushi Girl, Zombeavers, Death House), Brittany Underwood (Nickelodeon's Hollywood Heights), and Emilia Ares Zorayn (Amazon's Bosch, V/H/S: Viral). To date, the film has garnered 61 awards and nominations on the festival circuit including multiple nods as Best Horror Feature, Best of Show, Best Ensemble Cast, placing it #2 all-time for "found-footage" movies (source: imdb.com), right after the 1999 original worldwide smash The Blair Witch Project. THE DARK TAPES was directed by Michael McQuown and Emmy Award winning make-up effects artist, Vincent J. Guastini (Requiem for a Dream, The Last of the Mohicans).
Epic Pictures handled the worldwide distribution (excluding North America) of Sundance's scariest film, V/H/S and its sequel V/H/S VIRAL. They have theatrically distributed popular films such as Saturn award winner, Big Ass Spider!; Rondo Award winner, horror anthology, Tales of Halloween; Saturn, Ronda, SXSW, Fantasia winner, and Sundance Favorite, Turbo Kid; festival favorite, Jeruzalem and SXSW favorite Nina Forever.
ABOUT EPIC PICTURES
Established in 2007 by Patrick Ewald and Shaked Berenson, Epic Pictures Group has grown to become one of the most creative and dynamic independent studios, focusing on filmmakers’ vision driven projects, shaping them from script to launch via its domestic distribution division Epic Pictures Releasing. Throughout the past 10 years, Epic produced many genre cult hits including “BIG ASS SPIDER!”, “JERUZALEM”, and more recently the 2015 Sundance premieres “ENTERTAINMENT” and “TURBO KID” and all-star horror anthology “TALES OF HALLOWEEN”. Dailydead.com included Epic Pictures in their ‘Best Of’ list as the studio to watch.