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Interview: Brian Schiavo – (Strange Werks Films – Shriven, War of the Dead)

MIKE JOY: How did StrangeWerks Films get started? BRIAN SCHIAVO: Well, Strangewerks Films got started because I was basically tired of playing the spec script game and taking meetings with adolescent development geeks–that whole process gets you nowhere. I did however get ripped off by The Simpsons on a spec script I sent to them, this after they told me ...

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Interview: Ralph Baker as Deadly Earnest

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Way back in the sixties, way before Elvira, a favourite amongst Australian students was Deadly Earnest, the television schlock horror host on the 0-10 Network. Late on Friday nights, the atrocious old science fiction and horror films became compulsory viewing, solely because of the gothic Master of Ceremonies. Actors portraying Deadly Earnest were: Ralph Baker (ATV-0 Melbourne); Ian Bannerman (TEN-10 ...

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Interview: Author Sherry Roit – Paris Immortal

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By Andrew Hawnt  The Paris Immortal novels by S. Roit are something different in the overpopulated vampire fiction genre, and the fourth book, ‘Paris Immortal: Atonement’ is out soon. So what does this series and its author offer vampire fans that the others don’t? That is open to debate, but I would say that things such as character and sexuality ...

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Interview: Sean Clark (Black Waters of Echo’s Pond)

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Interview with Sean Clark, Writer/Producer of Black Waters of Echo’s Pond. Sean Clark is the writer/producer of the upcoming movie, The Black Waters of Echo’s Pond. This movie is about a group of friends on a weekend getaway who discover an ancient board game that takes over their lives with deadly consequences. It won the audience choice award when it ...

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Interview: Robert Kurtzman (Deadly Impact)

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WHO: ROBERT KURTZMAN : DIRECTOR, FX WIZARD – NEW FILM: DEADLY IMPACT Mike Joy: What should fans expect from ‘Deadly Impact’? Robert Kurtzman: An energetic tense action thriller. Mike Joy: Was it a smooth transition going from make-up and special effects into directing?  Robert Kurtzman: It was a gradual progression as I started doing sum directing on second unit before ...

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Interview: Mark Redfield

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Nevermore in Baltimore – Mark Redfield on Producing Live Theatre and the Edgar Allen Poe Bicentennial Celebrations in Baltimore, MD When you have friends all over the globe, you aren’t always entirely up to speed on what their current projects are. In this case, my darling friend Mark Redfield has gotten himself entangled in a morass of Poe tendrils worthy of ...

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