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In early 2009, Severin's Evan Husney came across a very strange sight while checking out the scene at the Sundance Film Festival. It was a mini-van adorned with numerous promotional flyers and a fake bird fake attacking from the hood. Turns out, the driver was the creator of a film called Birdemic: Shock and Terror, which is, by any standard metric, a very bad film. However, Evan saw something in the passion of the filmmaker and his film and convinced his partners to take a look. This chance encounter led to several firsts for Severin Films. Birdemic: Shock and Terror became Severin's first contemporary acquisition, it also became the first film that they decided to release theatrically. Contrary to all logic, Birdemic has taken off, no pun intended, and the story isn't over yet.
It takes a company with big league cajones to step up to the plate with Birdemic and »
A new anthology is on its way that's attracting not only a lot of indie talent but also a segment from none other than Richard Stanley (Hardware) and Tom Savini. Interested? We thought you would be. Dig on the details and early artwork.
From the Press Release
Severin Films and France's Metaluna Productions today announced their international co-production of The Theatre Bizarre, a modern horror anthology inspired by the over-the-top shocks of Paris' early 20th century 'Theatre du Grand Guignol'. The feature will be comprised of six films by six cutting-edge genre directors enlisted from around the world and granted total creative freedom. The Theater Bizarre is executive produced by Daryl J. Tucker, and produced by Severin's Carl Daft, David Gregory and John Cregan, Metaluna's Fabrice Lambot, and Michael Ruggiero of Nightscape Entertainment. Production on Richard Stanley's (Hardware) segment 'The Mother Of Toads' began 10/10/10 in Montségur in the French Pyrenees. »
- Uncle Creepy
2 items from 2010
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