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Mike Joy

HorrorNews.net Manager. Located in New Jersey. I've been with HNN since it's creation in 2008. Responsibilities: managing talent, acquisitions, new programs, website strategizing, celebrity interviews, public relations, the paranormal column, “Unexplained Confidential”, and more. unexplainedconfidential.blogspot.com

Scumdance Film Festival wants your Horror Movie Submission

Scumdance Film Festival – It’s for those who want an alternative to the same old boring festival circuit,  Scumdance is a Film Festival with the volume turned all the way up to exploding head levels. They are specializing in Underground, Horror, Splatter, Grindhouse, Exploitation, Punk, Hot-Rod, Rock and Roll, and Biker shorts and feature length films. Submission guidelines:

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Lets Dive into Summer Horror with Death Pool

Death Pool, praised for its real-world grittiness and dark undertones, the story follows Johnny Taylor (Randy Wayne) as he wrestles with a childhood trauma and becomes a serial killer in the San Fernando Valley. Fueling his killing spree is his unexpected social-media notoriety and rise to fame. In essence, he becomes a star among teenagers and 20-somethings, who cheer him …

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Exclusive Interview: Steve Douglas-Craig (Screenwriter, Story Analyst)

Feature Interview with Steve Douglas-Craig, Senior Executive Coordinator & Story Analyst with Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisition When did you realize that you had a passion for screenwriting? That passion was actually born of a love for storytelling in general. I started my career in the theater industry in Australia and have always been involved in various ways of telling stories …

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Exclusive Interview: The Horror King, Vinny Marseglia (Pro Wrestler)

Horror News Confidential Special Interview with Vinny Marseglia – The Horror King  Vinny Marseglia is a professional wrestler currently signed with the Ring of Honor organization.   They call him, “The Horror King” and he is part of the stable of wrestlers that call themselves The Kingdom.    His horror themed character is a reflection of his real life love …

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Top 10 List of Artsploitation Films

Artsploitation Films offer a unique, exciting, controversial and often-times challenging selection of art and genre movies from around the globe. What are the Top 10 Artsploitation Films? Here is our list. You can decide if you agree with the selections. 01- Vampyres (2015) In 1974, an English horror film titled VAMPYRES, written and directed by José Ramón Larraz Gil , …

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Red Christmas wins Best Feature Film at Womans Only Entertainment Film Festival

Artsploitation Film’s ‘Red Christmas’ staring Dee Wallace wins Best Feature Film at Woman’s Only Entertainment Film Festival In addition, Dee Wallace wins Best Actress in a Feature Film for her role of Diane in ‘Red Christmas’. ‘Red Christmas’ celebrates the tradition of holiday horror classics like, Gremlins, Christmas Evil, Silent Night Deadly Night, and Black Christmas, with it’s own sense …

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Official Schedule Wizard World Horror Fest 2017- Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA —A landmark appearance by NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 3: DREAM WARRIORS director Chuck Russell plus special screenings of BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER with special guest Kristy Swanson, THE MONSTER SQUAD with stars Andre Gower & Ryan Lambert highlight the schedule as the lineup of films featured in next month’s Wizard World Horror Fest in Philadelphia has been set. Russell, …

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The inaugural Wizard World Horror Fest is coming to Philadelphia

Wizard World Horror Fest kicks off in Philadelphia, June 1-4 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Wizard World Horror Fest weekend all access passes are now available at a cost of $50 at http://wizd.me/WWHFPhila with individual screenings and ticket prices to be announced later. Additionally, all Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia weekend (4-day) and VIP ticketholders will have full access to …

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Entertainment Earth – Alien Action Figure Giveaway

Horrornews.net is once again teaming with Entertainment Earth for an out of this world giveaway opportunity!  With Alien: Convenant being released theatrically this week,  we thought it would be the perfect time to giveaway some cool Alien swag!   To enter a chance to win the Aliens Reaction 3 Pack, please email HNN at joyhorror@msn.com and put “Alien Giveaway” in the …

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Trailer: Tonight She Comes (2017)

Tonight She Comes After a girl goes missing, two of her friends and a mysterious set of strangers find themselves drawn to the cabin in the woods where she disappeared. They will laugh, they will drink, they will kiss, they will make love, and THEY MUST ALL DIE. Director: Matt Stuertz Writer: Matt Stuertz Stars: Frankie Ray, Jenna McDonald, Adam …

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Trailer: Red Christmas (2017)

Horror legend Dee Wallace (The Hills Have Eyes, The Howling, E.T., Cujo, Critters) stars as the stressed-out mother of a squabbling family, gathered together in a remote Outback estate on Christmas Eve. When a mysterious, deformed young man named Cletus appears at their door, things soon change from petty insults to bloody, imaginatively orchestrated violence as Wallace attempts to protect …

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Vault, Rhode Island Mafia Heist Movie Filming in 2018 To Be Directed By Tommy DeNucci

Verdi Productions Next Feature VAULT Green-lit for 2018; Verdi Taps Tom DeNucci to Direct EAST GREENWICH, RI–(Marketwired – May 03, 2017) – Investorideas.com reports that Verdi Productions taps writer director Tom DeNucci to direct its next feature film, Vault. Vault will start principal photography in early 2018 and will be filmed entirely in the state of Rhode Island. The debut …

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Director Jared Cohn Talks Moviemaking on Horror News Confidential Ep3

        Horror News Confidential The Alternate Universe of Podcasts Presented by Totally Driven Entertainment Radio Network & Horrornews.net Welcome to the Horror Genre ReImagined through the Consciousness of Industry Professionals and Listen to the News with a Brand New Awareness! Episode 3 “Street Survivors and Voodoo Zombies” Hosted by Horrornews.net Manager, Michael Joy

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Top Ten Halloween Masks 2016

Horrornews.net and Entertainment Earth bring to you,  The Top 10 Halloween Masks for 2016.   For anyone who has every went Trick or Treating, you can appreciate pulling over an awesome Halloween mask and knocking on a neighbors door to score some top notch candy. Let’s start with the king of Halloween, Michael Myers: 10. Halloween 5 Michael Myers Deluxe Latex …

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Horror T-Shirt Top Ten List

Horrornews.net in association with TeePublic has put together a TOP TEN LIST of horror t-shirts.   If there is one thing that goes hand and hand with a good horror movie, it’s a great horror t-shirt. 10. We All Float Down Here This is the perfect pick for the number ten spot, with all the clown activity from 2016 and the …

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