Film Review: Snow Shark: Ancient Snow Beast (2011)


SYNOPSIS: 12 years ago during a scientific expedition 3 animal biologists stumbled upon a great discovery that ended in tragedy. Whatever killed them has awoken and now the legend of the Ancient Snow Beast could prove to be more than just a legend. REVIEW: If absurd was one of the themes in previous years for horror, then I believe that “Snow Shark” should be included. Out of the Buffalo New York area arrives a quirky … Continue reading

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Gregory Lamberson Announces Snow Shark, Dry Bones and other Slimy Bits

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Author and filmmaker Gregory Lamberson has announced a fullslate of projects for 2013, which also marks the 25th anniversary of his 1988 film Slime City. First up is the DVD release of Snow Shark: Ancient Snow Beast, which he co-produced; POP Cinema releases the creature feature, written and directed by Sam Qualiana, February 19th. This spring Lamberson produces a new horror comedy, Dry Bones, from a screenplay he wrote for director Michael O’Hear (who appears … Continue reading

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Snow Shark’s Sam Qualiana Guest at Buffalo Screams


Sam Qualiana, the writer-director-star of the upcoming creature feature Snow Shark: Ancient Snow Beast has been added to the list of guests appearing at Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival, which runs October 17th – 21st at Dipson’s Market Arcade Theater in downtown Buffalo. Qualiana joins honorary chairperson Debbie Rochon, Genre Spirit Award recipient Chris Seaver, and POP Cinama marketing executive Paige K. Davis at the five day event. Qualiana will screen Snow Shark: Ancient Snow … Continue reading

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‘Snow Shark’ Heads Right for Your Living Room


Snow Shark: Ancient Snow Beast, the feature film debut of 26 year old screenwriter, director, and actor Sam Qualiana, has been acquired for worldwide distribution by Independent Entertainment, part of the Alternative Cinema network of labels. The deal includes DVD, VOD, cable, and digital downloads. “This is a real achievement for everyone involved with Snow Shark,” says Gregory Lamberson, one of the film’s producers. “As many filmmakers have come to realize, the market for independent … Continue reading

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‘Snow Shark’ Swims into its first premier!


SNOW SHARK: ANCIENT SNOW BEAST WORLD PREMIERE, THEATRICAL PLAYDATE, AND FESTIVAL PREMIERE Snow Shark: Ancient Snow Beast, written and directed by 26-year-old Sam Qualiana in Lockport, New York, will have its world premiere at Dipson’s Amherst Theater in Buffalo, New York on Tuesday, April 10th at 7:00 pm; the premiere will be open to the paying public. Two nights later, on Thursday, April 12th, at 7:30 pm, the film will play at The Screening Room … Continue reading

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Interview: Jackey Hall (Snow Shark, Patient Zero)


Exclusive Interview w/ Jackey Hall How did you first get started in modeling/acting? A. It was something I had always wanted to do. When I graduated high school I heard about a horror movie being filmed near me, So I went down for auditions and got the part. After that I was addicted.. The rest is history:) Did you have a favorite horror movie from your childhood? A. Yes children of the corn. It … Continue reading

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From the NightShift: ‘Snow Shark’ – exclusive with Sam Qualiana


Sam Qualiana, was one of last years winners of the Buffalo Screams Film Festival “Filmmakers to Watch Award” for his submission “No Road Out”, a crime drama. Sam has been very busy producing short films, for example “Swamp Squad of the Dead”, “Like Icarus, Quickly Falling”, “Toxic Hoppers” among many more. Originally he had decided to remake one of his movies “Snow Shark: Ancient Snow Shark”as a short movie but found that when he announced … Continue reading

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