The new paranormal thriller THE DAWN was released in select theaters, digital, and on-demand throughout North America on January 10, 2020. The film is being made available on most major cable, satellite, and digital VOD platforms, including Comcast, Cox, DIRECTV, Dish Network, Frontier, and Verizon, in addition to Amazon Video, Google Play, FandangoNOW, iTunes, Redbox on Demand and VUDU.
Starring Devanny Pinn (Casey Anthony: An American Murder Mystery), Stacey Dash (Clueless), Jonathan Bennett (Mean Girls), Teilor Grubbs (Hawaii 5.0), David Goryl (There’s Something About Mary), Heather Wynters (Fear the Walking Dead), Susan Slaughter (Ghost Hunters International) and Ryan Kiser (House of Manson). THE DAWN follows a young woman in post-World War I United States who is sent to live in a convent after her father takes the lives of her entire family. As she matures, she becomes convinced the same demons that plagued her father have followed her into the convent.
The film was shot on location in Minneapolis and St. Paul Minnesota and Idyllwild California. Following participation at the Catalina Film Festival, THE DAWN premiered at the Shockfest Film Festival, where it picked up several nominations and won the Audience Award for “Best Feature,” “Best Actress (Pinn)”, and Best “Best Writers (Elliot Diviney & Brandon Slagle).”
THE DAWN was also directed by Slagle (Crossbreed) and produced by Pinn and Kiser under their Jaguar Cinema label. The film marks the feature acting debut of Grubbs, who plays series regular Grace Williams on Hawaii 5.0.
Throughline Films negotiated the North American distribution deal as well as an international deal with Kaleidoscope Film Distribution. Kaleidoscope will distribute in the UK and release the film throughout the world in the Spring of 2020. For more information on THE DAWN, visit their Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheDawnFilm.