Tristan Risk, also known as Little Miss Risk, is a Canadian film actress, known for her roles in horror films such as American Mary , Mania , and Innsmouth .In 2014 Risk penned the script for the short film Happily Ever Evil, in which she also starred, and in February 2016 she made her directorial debut with a short film she created as part of Women in Horror Month.
Prior to becoming a screen actress Risk predominantly performed as a burlesque dancer, pin-up model, and a stage actress.Risk was given the GenreBlast Film Festival Les Femmes Du Genre award in 2016.
Japanese horror is horror fiction arising from popular culture in Japan, generally noted for its unique thematic and conventional treatment of the horror genre differing from the traditional Western representation of horror. Mediums in which Japanese horror fiction is showcased include literature, film, anime, video games, and artwork. Japanese horror tends to focus on psychological horror, tension building (suspense), and supernatural horror, particularly involving ghosts (yūrei) and poltergeists. Other Japanese horror fiction contains themes of folk religion such as possession, exorcism, shamanism, precognition, and yōkai.
Shaun Hutson is a British novelist in the horror and crime genres. Under his own name and various pen names, he has written at least thirty novels.
Mick Garris is an American filmmaker and screenwriter born in Santa Monica, California. He is most known for making Stephen King adaptations.
Comedy horror or horror comedy, is a literary, television and film genre that combines elements of comedy and horror fiction. Comedy horror has been described as able to be categorized under three types: "black comedy, parody and spoof." It often crosses over with the black comedy genre. Comedy horror can also parody or subtly spoof horror clichés as its main source of humour or use those elements to take a story in a different direction, for example in The Cabin in the Woods, Tucker & Dale vs. Evil, Shaun of the Dead or the Evil Dead franchise.
Toronto After Dark Film Festival is a showcase of horror, sci-fi, action and cult cinema held annually in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The festival premieres a diverse selection of feature-length and short-films from around the world including new works from Asia, Europe and North America.
Axelle Carolyn is a Belgian filmmaker and former actress and journalist.
See No Evil 2 is a 2014 American slasher film directed by the Soska sisters, written by Nathan Brookes and Bobby Lee Darby, produced by Michael Luisi, and starring Danielle Harris, Katharine Isabelle and the professional wrestler Kane. It is the sequel to 2006's See No Evil. Unlike the original, which had a theatrical release, the film was released in 2014 direct to DVD and Blu-ray.
Jen Soska and Sylvia Soska, also known as The Soska Sisters or The Twisted Twins, are Canadian twin sisters who work together as film directors, producers and screenwriters. They are known for directing often violent and visceral horror movies such as Dead Hooker in a Trunk, See No Evil 2 and American Mary.
Laurence Robert Harvey is an English actor.
All Hallows' Eve is a 2013 American horror anthology film edited, written, and directed by Damien Leone, in his feature film directorial debut. The film is presented as a series of shorts that two children and their babysitter discover on an unmarked videotape on Halloween night, all of which feature a homicidal clown named Art the Clown. The film stars Katie Maguire, Catherine Callahan, Marie Maser, and Kayla Lian, with Mike Giannelli as Art the Clown. It incorporates footage from the 2008 short film The 9th Circle, as well as the 2011 short film Terrifier, both of which were also directed by Leone and featured Art the Clown.
Big World Pictures is an American film production company based in Atlanta, GA. Founded in 2011 with the release of James Bickert's Dear God No. (2011) Big World specializes in independent films – particularly of the exploitation genre. As of July 2015, the company is filming the sequel to Dear God No titled Frankenstein Created Bikers with an anticipated release in 2016. Big World has selected a cast for the film which includes Laurence R. Harvey, Tristan Risk and Ellie Church and will shoot the entire movie on 35 mm film. On March 28, 2015 the company reached a milestone in a Kickstarter campaign successfully raising over $57,000 in crowd funding from nearly 800 backers to support the film's production.
Mania is a 2015 American independent horror film written by Jonathon Higgins and directed by Jessica Cameron. It was produced by Mem Ferda, and released by Cameron's production company, Small Town Girl Production. Funding for the film was raised via an IndieGoGo campaign, in which rewards included the ability to vote on the locations for filming. It was part of a three-film project, in which two feature films were produced, as well as a behind-the-scenes documentary, Kill the PA.
The NecronomiCon Providence, also known as the NecronomiCon Providence: The International Conference and Festival of Weird Fiction, Art, and Academia, is a biennial convention and academic conference held in Providence, Rhode Island. It explores the life and works of H. P. Lovecraft and other creators of weird fiction of the past and the present, and is billed as "the largest celebration ever of [Lovecraft's] work and influence". The event is typically held on the weekend closest to Lovecraft's birthday of August 20th.
Innsmouth is a 2015 short horror film that was directed by Izzy Lee, who co-wrote and co-produced the film with Francesco Massaccesi. The film premiered on August 19, 2015 and is inspired by the works of H. P. Lovecraft, particularly The Shadow over Innsmouth.
Izzy Lee is an American filmmaker and writer, known for her short films Re-Home (2019), The Obliteration of the Chickens (2019), My Monster (2018), and Innsmouth, which she produced through her company Nihil Noctem. She has written for multiple outlets such as Birth.Movies.Death, Rue Morgue, TwitchFilm, and Fangoria and has also helped program and curate film festivals like the Boston Underground and the Boston Sci-Fi Fest.
Gigi Saul Guerrero is a Mexican-Canadian filmmaker and actress. She gained recognition for creating and directing the 2017 horror web series La Quinceañera. In 2019, she directed episodes of The Purge and the anthology horror series Into the Dark.
Monster Fest is an annual genre film festival in Melbourne, Australia. Called "Australia's foremost celebration of international cult and horror cinema,". as of 2017 it is the only genre film festival in Australia to be supported by the federal screen agency, Screen Australia.
The GenreBlast Film Festival is an annual event held in the Winchester, Virginia area that specializes in Genre film. GenreBlast is the largest genre film festival in the Washington, D.C. region, spotlighting short and feature films that are typically independently produced and would not otherwise receive theatrical release.
Andy Grush and Taylor Newton Stewart, known collectively as The Newton Brothers, are film score composers, record producers, conductors, and multi-instrumentalists. Their works include scores for several films with director Mike Flanagan, having composed for every project of his since Oculus (2013), and various other films and television series.