The Orchard, a pioneering independent music, film and video distribution company and top-ranked McN, has entered into a long term marketing and branding relationship with horror film web publisher, ShockTillYouDrop.com (a division of CraveOnline and Evolve Media). The multi-year global pact will see the companies combine their resources to acquire and market contemporary horror films through all home video channels including digital and DVD, beginning with the launch of the Shock Till You Drop YouTube channel. The Shock channel will feature two new hosted programs; one featuring host/comic Erin Darling.
The new partnership announces its first horror film acquisitions. Missionary, directed by Anthony Diblasi (Dread), starring Dawn Olivieri, Mitch Ryan, and Kip Pardue; The Complex, a new film from Hideo Nakata the director of Ringu, The Ring Two and other critically-acclaimed and award-winning