This October, we are launching GIRL UP AND DIE – an original horror anthology series focusing on the experience of being a girl. Our episodes will tell familiar tales of female horror in new ways, tackling issues ranging from the gruesome nature of social exclusion to the startling other-dimensional truths behind tampons. The series features a strictly female ensemble and hosts a variety of female writers, directors and producers.
Prepare to Girl Up And Die this Halloween season! Starting October 6, and continuingweekly, Unfriendly Productions will carve up a new installment of its grisly, girly new series,each with its own set of small-screen scream queens.
Episodes of Girl Up And Die will air onYouTube and through www.girlupanddie.comThe five-episode first season features an all-female cast with stories revolving around themes offemale horror. Possessed tampons, the unpopular undead, demonic imaginary-boyfriends, andsadistic queen bees are just the tip of the sickening iceberg in Girl Up And Die.
The series aims toslice its way into the genre in an inventive, female-driven fashion while staying true to the uncomfortablespirit of independent horror.Girl Up And Die comes from the mind of Unfriendly Productions founder and Toronto-basedwriter/producer Joshua Korngut, and was written with Emily Gagne and Samantha White.
This project has been slowly unearthing since Joshua’s youth, where he encountered a vanguard ofsecond wave of horror-heroines brought to life by the likes of Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jennifer LoveHewitt and Neve Campbell.
The series will premiere Tuesday October 6th.
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