MACHETE Writer Alvaro Rodriguez on Taking a Fake Trailer to Box Office Success

      Screenwriter Alvaro Rodriguez discusses his bloody action thriller Machete, as well as his early collaborations with El Mariachi filmmaker Robert Rodriguez and writing the current TV series From Dusk Till Dawn, which is based on Rodriguez’s 1996 action film of the same name. Alvaro says his new series – which aired

Horror Writer Gregg Bishop Talks About Creating THE OTHER SIDE and the Upcoming V/H/S VIRAL

Writer/director Gregg Bishop talks about his latest project, a segment for the food footage horror film V/H/S Viral, as well as directing Dance of the Dead and The Other Side. “It’s about a magician’s assistant who discovers that the magician she works for has been dabbling in black magic,” Bishop says

STEP UP ALL IN Writer John Swetnam on How to Sell Blockbuster Specs

    Screenwriter John Swetnam talks about breaking into Hollywood and successfully selling several spec scripts before being brought on to pen the latestINSTALLMENT in the half-billion dollar dance movie franchise, Step Up All In. Swetnam said he was a fan of the Step Up series even before he was brought on and

Writer Karl Gajdusek on OBLIVION and How THE NOVEMBER MAN Almost Didn’t Happen

Screenwriter Karl Gajdusek talks about writing big-budget flicks including the Tom Cruise action film Oblivion, and shares behind-the-scenes details about Pierce Brosnan’s The November Man, which he reveals almost didn’t make it to the big screen. Gajdusek says he envisioned a spectacular $100 million movie when he first read the story

FRIDAY THE 13TH Creator Sean S. Cunningham Reveals Inspiration for Jason and His Iconic Mask

The creator of one of horror’s most successful franchises of all time – the Friday the 13thfilm series – talks about how his slasher character Jason Voorhees and his infamous hockey mask were born, plus he talks about working with horror director Wes Craven and reveals his odd history with

Inside the Golden Globe Nominated Comedy TRANSPARENT with Producer Rick Rosenthal

Producer/Director Rick Rosenthal previews his new Golden Globe-nominated comedy series Transparent and discusses some of his past successes including Halloween II and discovering Sean Penn at the beginning of his career for the 1983 drama Bad Boys. “It’s about a dysfunctional family, and that’s why everybody in America is watching it,

THE TAKING OF DEBORAH LOGAN and Nasty Horror Stories with Adam Robitel

  Actor/director Adam Robitel discusses his upcoming film The Taking of Deborah Logan and his experiences working in the horror genre. “It’s a medical documentary gone wrong, is the way I describe it,” he says of his new movie, which deals with the subject of dementia. “It’s ultimately a possession film wrapped in a completely grounded

Reckless Tortuga’s Jason Schnell on Conquering YouTube and His New Film BAD ROOMIES

One of the masterminds behind the widely popular YouTube channel Reckless Tortuga, Jason Schnell talks about creating hilarious shows like Psycho Girlfriend and The Online Gamer and reveals some secrets for achieving online video success. Jason explains how the channel was born in a modest way about seven years ago when he teamed

Ambulante Fest Kicks Off with ‘Bronx Obama’ Featuring POTUS Lookalike

The Mexican inspired Ambulante Film Festival, which is described as a “pop-up documentary film festival,” was founded in 2006 by filmmaker Elena Fortes and actorsDiego Luna and Gael Garcia Bernal. Fortes and the festival’s director, Christine Davila, explain that the U.S. version – Ambulante California running from September 21 – October

Blending Comedy and Horror with BLOODSUCKING BASTARDS Director Brian James O’Connell

Filmmaker Brian James O’Connell discusses his new indie horror comedy Bloodsucking Bastards and also shares his experiences with improv comedy and breaking into into Hollywood. The movie stars Stars Fran Kranz (The Cabin in the Woods) and Pedro Pascal (Game of Thrones), as well as the members of O’Connell’s comedy troupe

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