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Prank shows are sources of laughter and entertainment, but what if they took a violent, bloody turn? This frightening "what if?" is at the core of Scare Campaign, the new film from Australian filmmakers Colin and Cameron Cairnes (100 Bloody Acres) that will be making its Us digital premiere this October:
Press Release: Los Angeles, CA – September 19, 2016 – Studio71 (S71), the digital entertainment company and multichannel network of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group, and YouTube pranking sensation Matteo Moroni “aka” Dm Pranks today announced the U.S. digital premiere of the Australian horror thriller Scare Campaign on Monday, October 24, 2016. Written and directed by brothers Colin and Cameron Cairnes, the team behind 2013’s critically acclaimed 100 Bloody Acres, Scare Campaign explores what happens when a reality TV prank show’s latest victim unexpectedly turns the tables on the cast and crew.
Explains Cameron, "[Scare Campaign] really evolved from us watching YouTube clips – stuff where elaborate pranks get a bit out of hand, »
- Derek Anderson
.We are thrilled that the fantastic traction Scare Campaign has gained through positive media reviews, sold out screenings and social media, has translated into an international appetite for the film., Ryan said..
The producer and directors have been doing roadshow screenings, taking the film around the country.
.The conventional wisdom is that younger Australians aren't interested in seeing local films on the big screen, but our experience with these event screenings would suggest otherwise", Colin Cairnes said..
"It has been heartening to see a predominantly young audience come to these events and clearly get a kick out of the film's many twists and turns »
- Staff Writer
Ahead of Scare Campaign's Australian limited theatrical release later this month, we have a trailer for the film to tide you over.
Press Release: February 3rd, 2016 – The full trailer has been released for Scare Campaign, the upcoming horror feature film from writers and directors Colin and Cameron Cairnes (100 Bloody Acres) and producer Julie Ryan (Red Dog), to coincide with the news that the film will be officially released in late March through an innovative event-style cinema release.
Scare Campaign, which recently scooped the awards at Melbourne’s Monster Fest, including ‘Best Film’ and ‘Best Direction’, will initially host themed preview screenings in February and March. These include anti-Valentines showings at Dendy Newtown and Dendy Canberra, and then a special screening at Beechworth Lunatic Asylum, the abandoned facility that provided the ominous backdrop for the film. Following this, Scare Campaign will kick off a series of event screenings around Australia »
- Tamika Jones
The film will be released in late March through an event-style cinema release, after themed preview screenings this month and next..
These include "anti-Valentine" showings at Dendy Newtown and Dendy Canberra, and a special screening at Beechworth Lunatic Aslyum, the abandoned facility where the film was shot.
"We.re really looking forward to hitting the road with these special event screenings. said co-director Colin Cairnes..
.Watching the film with a raucous sell-out crowd at Monster Fest reminded us why we got into this caper in the first place. This is about getting a large group of people together »
- Staff Writer
4 items from 2016
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