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Interviews
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Interview: Bill Oberst Jr. (Coyote – Children of Sorrow – Circus of the Dead)

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Getting work as an actor can be a tough proposition, making a name for yourself in independent films or Hollywood is even harder. But this is the dream of every actor in the business. And for those who target the horror genre, they may even want to become the next Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, Peter Cushing or Christopher. With over 100 films to his IMDb credit in six years, the guest on this … Continue reading

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Interview: Trevor Juenger (Coyote)

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Low budget film making allows its creator free reign with no boundaries or rules. Some directors, like Trevor Jeunger (Coyote), take advantage of this and make remarkable films, ones that feel dangerous where the audience is insecure about where and how far the director will take the story and his/her imagination. This freedom to go rogue is liberating for independent horror and few take as hard a look into the human psyche as the guest … Continue reading

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Interview: Lord Zion – Codirector / Writer (Meet the Cadavers)

The gentleman known as Lord Zion has been, until now, known chiefly as the frontman of glam/punk/metal troublemakers SPIT LIKE THIS and the founder of notorious t-shirt site SMELL YOUR MUM but due to an unexpected turn of events he is now turning his hand to filmmaking, heading up the brand new British horror comedy MEET THE CADAVERS. This is a film which fuses genres together into something new … Continue reading

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Interview: Peter Dukes – The Beast – Little Reaper

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It takes more than just a great product to get your film seen, a film maker must get their film out there in front of people, get it seen, by both audiences and professionals alike, including news venues, colleges and potential distributors. “Beat the streets,” if you will. Director Peter Dukes joins Doc Rotten on this episode of The Future of Horror to illustrate how being persistent, believing in your work and networking has strong benefits and … Continue reading

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Interview: Mark Ricche / Christian Stavrakis (Mortal Remains)

Exclusive Horrornews Interview with Mark Ricche and Christian Stavrakis

Movie: Mortal Remains

Horrornews.net joins Cryptic Pictures in hosting a Private Screening of MORTAL REMAINS in Philadelphia on Sunday, April 27th, 2014 -  Buy your tickets to the events exclusively at :  Mortal Remains Kickstarter

When was the concept for Mortal Remains realized and how long was the project in development?

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Interview: Erin Russ (Porkchop, Upsidedown Cross)

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HorrorNews: Describe Erin Russ in just a couple sentences. What is something you’d like us to know about you, and what is something we all NEED to know about you?

Erin Russ: I’m a recluse. I’m very anti-social. My idea of fun is staying home and watching horror movies with my boyfriend, William Hellfire. The only outdoor activity I enjoy is hanging out in graveyards. I’m fascinated with death.

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Interview: Andy Gates (Paranormal, Horror, and DEAD afterlife)

Para-fanatical Interviews Andy Gates about Paranormal, Horror, and DEAD afterlife.

Andy Gates discusses the paranormal and how it relates to his recent movies. In an intimate interview, he also discusses the horror genre and how his roles were done.

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Interview: Jamie McRoberts (Mutantville Productions, Mad Monster Party)

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Welcome to another episode of The Future of Horror, an interview podcast featuring new, upcoming talent in horror, The show is a sibling podcast to Horror News Radio, the official HorrorNews.Net podcast. With each episode, the show’s host, Doc Rotten, spotlights a director, an actor, a screenwriter, an effects artists, a film maker conquering hurdles and barriers to get their films made, to follow their passion, to make horror films.

Jamie McRoberts is an independent film director out … Continue reading

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Interview: Christine Parker – Director (Fix It In Post)

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Welcome to another episode of The Future of Horror, an interview podcast featuring new, upcoming talent in horror, The show is a sister podcast to Horror News Radio, the official HorrorNews.Net podcast. With each episode, the show’s host, Doc Rotten, spotlights a director, an actor, a screenwriter, an effects artists, a film maker conquering hurdles and barriers to get their films made, to follow their passion, to make horror films.

Christine Parker is an indy director … Continue reading

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Interview: Mike Joy – Screenwriter (Dead Afterlife)

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Welcome to the first episode of The Future of Horror, an interview podcast featuring new, upcoming talent in horror, The show is a sister podcast to Horror News Radio, the official HorrorNews.Net podcast. With each episode, the show’s host, Doc Rotten, spotlights a director, an actor, a screenwriter, an effects artists, a film maker conquering hurdles and barriers to get their films made, to follow their passion, to make horror films.

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Interview: Rebecca Kirschbaum (School Spirits – Syfy TV Show)

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Janel- What motivated you to tell your story on School Spirits? You know what? I was terrified of telling my story. At the time, I was in college, and I was really scared that telling the world, “HEY! I see ghosts,” would discredit me in my future endeavors. I’m not going to lie. I almost didn’t do it. My old roommate, Stephanie, really wanted to do it. She was the one who found the … Continue reading

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Interview: Kieran Parker – Director (Outpost: Rise of the Spetsnaz)

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Thanks to the great staff at HorrorNews.net, I got the opportunity to speak to director Kieran Parker for OUTPOST: RISE OF THE SPETSNAZ. Take my word for it, this is a much watch for horror action/lovers. This interview personally stuck out for me because of the honesty that Kieran gives with his answers. lets get on it with it! Here’s the interview.

This is a very intense film, why did you chose to direct … Continue reading

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Interview: Ray Wise (Big Ass Spider) (2013)

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One of the pre-eminent character actors of this generation, Ray Wise is a familiar and friendly face to all genre film fans. With appearances in films ranging from Swamp Thing (1982), Robocop (1987), Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992), Powder (1995), Dead End & Jeepers Creepers II (2003), One Missed Call (2008), Infestation (2009), X-Men: First Class (2011), Excision (2012) and countless TV appearances, his face is one that a lot of us … Continue reading

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Interview: Barbara Crampton (You’re Next (2013)

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She’s gorgeous, she’s talented, she’s charismatic…she’s Barbara Crampton! After making her first film appearance in Brian De Palma’s Body Double (1984) she made a much bigger (& bloodier) splash in director Stuart Gordon’s seminal shocker Re-Animator (1985). She continued on to appear in films such as From Beyond (1986), Castle Freak (1995) & Space Truckers (1996) all directed by Mr. Gordon. She’s also appeared in films as varied as Chopping Mall (1986), Trancers II (1991), … Continue reading

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Interview: Mike Mendez – Director (Big Ass Spider, The Gravedancers, Convent)

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Mike Mendez, the director of such goofy, gory fare as “The Gravedancers” and “Convent” , has recently stepped behind the camera again, this time orchestrating there mayhem wrought on the City of Angels by one hell of a bug in Epic Pictures “Big Ass Spider!”  He took the time to talk to HorrorNews.net about defying expectations, the joy of killing people, and taking inspiration from the atomic age.

First of all, congrats on the … Continue reading

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Interview: Richard Schenkman – Director (Mischief Night) (2013)

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Throughout his career Richard Schenkman has been at the helm of a host of films encompassing different genres. He’s directed romantic comedies (The Pompatus Of Love – 1995), Dramas w/ a Sci Fi bend to them (The Man From Earth – 2007) & horror films (Abraham Lincoln Vs. Zombies -2012). His latest film, MISCHIEF NIGHT, is a home invasion thriller in which a girl suffering from psychosomatic blindness finds herself alone at home under … Continue reading

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