Theta States wins Audience Choice and Manny Serrano brings home Best Screenplay at the Northeast Film Festival Horror Fest! Theta States was also nominated for Best Film. Mass Grave Pictures was on hand to receive the awards.
Theta States wins Best of Festival Feature and Manny Serrano brings home Best Director at the Shawna Shea Film Festival! Mass Grave Pictures was on hand to receive the awards. For the full list of winners, click here.
As a longtime listener of Making Movies is Hard Podcast, I was honored to be asked by Timothy Plain and Alrik Bursell to do a call in to celebrate their 100th episode. We discuss getting a feature film made and I give them advice about just taking the leap and letting go of expectations. MMiH is a phenomenal podcast for filmmakers at every level, if you're not listening yet YOU SHOULD!
As part of Women In Horror Month, Morbidly Beautiful has taken the time to speak to our very own Producer, A.D., Writer, Director and head of SFX, Lindsay Serrano. You can read the entire interview at the link below!
Theta States: Best Sound, Best Soundtrack, Audience Choice Best Poster, and Audience Choice Best Feature at Macabre Faire Film Festival!
Theta States wins Best Sound, Best Soundtrack, Audience Choice Best Poster, and Audience Choice Best Feature Film at the Macabre Faire Film Festival! Mass Grave Pictures was in attendance to accept the awards.
Manny and MGP collaborator Patrick Devaney also hosted a panel on Cinematography. Manny and Lindsay ran a panel on Pre-Production and Lindsay participated in the first ever Macabre Faire Women in Horror Panel!
Check out our latest interview below with Jay Kay of HorrorHappens Radio for From Dusk Till Con, discussing Theta States, Dark Tales from Channel X, working with actors, and much more!
Our next screening will be a double header, and a sneak peek!
At Grindhouse Nights at Cafe Z - September Screams 2016 you will not only get to see our newest short films Sleepless and The Au Pair, but we'll be premiering them in the format they will be seen in as part of our upcoming anthology series, Dark Tales From Channel X. We'll also be in attendance with copies of our films Blood Slaughter Massacre and The Attack of the Brain People for sale.
Come on out, and you will also see Theta States Thomas Ryans new short film RAPT, the long awaited premiere of episode 11 of Zombie Hunters: City Of The Dead and episode 2 of The Sin Reapers. There will also be live performances by Cienna Rizza, Baron Misuraca and Lady Zombie.
More film announcements coming soon, so follow the event invite for more details.
Well, time for a small update: The edit is complete! Technically it was done a few weeks ago, but I decided to make some last minute adjustments for run time and pacing. About a week ago, I delivered the film for audio mastering.
In a partnership with some of our favorite filmmakers, the final audio mix for Theta States will be done by Christian Jude Grillo of Potent Media. Chris has directed numerous films (Apocalypse Kiss, Deer Crossing) and has been working in audio post-production/mastering for nearly 25 years, so trust the film is in good hands!
I also delivered many of the scenes to Beatrice Sniper for post-visual FX. Beatrice has worked her special effects magic on many indie films you may have heard of recently (Black Wake, Theresa & Allison, M is for Monotheist) as well as music videos for bands the likes of BEHEMOTH!and others. An SVA graduate, she is extremely skilled in FX both on set and in post, so look forward to some of her amazing work on this.
The film will also feature music from musician David Catalano, better known as Without You, I'm Hunting Them and songs from local Philly S&M band GASH!
This is shaping up to be the best film we've made (so far) and can't wait for everyone to see it. It's extremely different from everything you've used to from us, with a pacing all it's own, some great dream sequences and living nightmares. We put a lot into this, working with many who we have in past, and a few people we've always wanted to, and finally got the chance! Everyone brought their best into this film, and we truly love it.
It's been a long journey getting to this point, and you better believe we won't stop anytime soon! Thank you to everyone for their support (and patience) on this film. We are looking to begin submitting to festivals soon, hopefully we'll be accepted to as many as possible, and you'll all be able to see it this fall!
Our newest short, The Au Pair, has been accepted into the Liberty Massacre (Part-3) A Night of All Horror Shorts!
This is also the premiere of the short, so those there will be the first to see it anywhere! Thanks to Loren W. Lepre and everyone at Average Superstar Films for putting together this incredible show, which we were fortunate enough to screen at the first year with M is for Mastectomy!
The show has gotten progressively larger each time, and this year promises to be no different. Don't miss it!