Interview: IOF chats with CLOWNTOWN writer Jeff Miller and Director/Actor Tom Nagel

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Oh, clowns. The subjects of fear through the eyes of most children and quite a few adults as well. There’s just something very creepy about them and when tackled correctly, they can make for some serious cinematic scaremakers (see IT for reference). Using the city of Bakersfield, CA’s real life scares (random people dressed as […]

Jay Kay talks THE GREASY STRANGLER with Stars Elizabeth De Razzo and Michael St. Michaels!!

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A truly distinctive and unique vision takes luck and a variety of factors to come together while swimming in a sea of uniformity. Perhaps the most unique, dirty and hilariously twisted film on this year’s film festival circuit comes from the minds of Jim Hosking, Toby Harvard, DRAFTHOUSE FILMS, ROOK FILMS, SPECTREVISION and TIMPSON FILMS. […]

Jay Kay Talks Five Years & Under Film Festivals Across the United States (Part 1)

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The first five years of any film festival is so crucial for variety of reasons. Developing a reputation for the event, staff, and organizers. The foundation of technology and promotion for the film festival. The dynamic of a home for the film festival within a city and venue. The focus of the film selections (short […]

Icons of Fright Talks Filmmaking Challenges/Successes with Tristan Clay

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Imagine co founding a production company, creating three short films and finishing up on the post production details on your first feature. These are endeavors usually only dreamed about with most folks, let alone successfully and passionately completing. What is even more incredibly impressive about all this, is that Mr. Tristan Clay is only 20 […]

Jovy Talks FOUND FOOTAGE 3D With Cast/Crew!!

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It’s no alien concept that trying to make a movie is difficult. Aside from putting together financing, one has to make sure the right crew is put together. From those working the camera to the cast we get to watch onscreen, if the pieces don’t fit then the movie might come out to be a […]

Icons of Fright Chats With: LET ME MAKE YOU A MARTYR Co-Writers/Directors John Swaf & Cory Asraf

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I’m going to be loud and clear for you fright fanatics: John Swaf & Cory Asraf’s LET ME MAKE YOU A MARTYR is quite easily one of the most intensely poignant films to hit the festival circuit in years (review). A mixture of the quiet southern-noir and the terrifying hitman looking for his target film, […]

Filmmaker/Author Thommy Hutson Talks NEVER SLEEP AGAIN: The Elm Street Legacy: The Making of Wes Craven’s A Nightmare on Elm Street

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Having written and/or produced some of the horror genre’s best documentaries, including such extensive ones as 2010’s NEVER SLEEP AGAIN, 2011’s MORE BRAINS! A RETURN TO THE LIVING DEAD and 2013’s epic CRYSTAL LAKE MEMORIES: THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF FRIDAY THE 13TH, it’s easy to say that Thommy Hutson not only loves the horror genre, but wants […]

Icons of Fright Chats THE MIND’S EYE With Actor John Speredakos!!

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Horror films have introduced us to quite the amount of terrific yet psychopathic doctors throughout the years and the latest film from Joe Begos, THE MIND’S EYE, is most definitely no exception.  Today I got to sit down with actor John Speredakos, to discuss what it’s like to play an evil scientist, work with the infamous Larry […]