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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

Horror Fans Guide To Screenwriting and Filmmaking – Podcast

Horror News Confidential presents Horror Fans Guide To Screenwriting and Filmmaking Hosted by Michael Joy   Welcome to Horror News Confidential, where we are not only Breaking News but we are also Making News! Broadcasting from beyond inner-sanctum and through the darkness… directly into your skull. If you dare, take this bizarre journey with us down a twisted lost highway …

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Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Pulse Blu-ray Giveaway

Horrornews.net and Arrow Academy are giving away a Blu-ray copy of Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s PULSE.   Please emailed joyhorror@msn.com to enter by putting “Pulse Giveaway” in the subject line and your full name and complete address in the body of the email.  We will pick a winner in a few short days.  Good luck! PULSE Award-winning filmmaker Kiyoshi Kurosawa delivered one …

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Horror News Confidential – Just When You Thought It Was Safe

Horror News Confidential – Just When You Thought It Was Safe Welcome to Horror News Confidential, where we are not only Breaking News but we are also Making News! Broadcasting from beyond inner-sanctum and through the darkness… directly into your skull. If you dare, take this bizarre journey with us down a twisted lost highway as we Re-Discover the Creature …

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Red Christmas Headlines Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema – August 11, 2017

Craig Anderson’s Red Christmas (Best Picture Winner at Spotlight Horror Film Festival, Women’s Only Entertainment Film Festival) is making it’s New York City debut headlining The Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema. The event happens on Friday night, August 11th, 2017 at 9pm kicking off with two horror shorts before the feature presentation of Red Christmas staring Dee Wallace (E.T. The …

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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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