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How To Plan An Orgy In A Small Town Review

Despite its amusingly obscene, on-the-nose title, How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town isn’t quite as smutty and salacious as you might think. The third full-length feature from writer-director Jeremy Lalonde (The Untitled Work of Paul Shepherd, Sex After Kids), it simultaneously revolves around a carnally canny columnist (Jewel Staite) trying to yank a group of tightly wound, sexually repressed yokels out of their shells and feels exactly like the kind of movie one of those fussy, fretful townspeople might make in the pursuit of trying – against every chaste impulse in their body – to be edgy.

That is to say, though How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town isn’t the raucous and hard-r-rated sex comedy some might expect, it is obsessive about all articles and activities anatomical, from the aforementioned group-sex event to more scatological gags, most verbal as opposed to visual. It’s
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'Heir' nominated for a 14th Annual Rondo Hatton Award

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The little short film that won't quit is still making waves in the horror community.

After tearing up the film festival circuit, Heir has been nominated for a 14th annual Rondo Hatton Award in the Best Short Film category.

You can cast your vote for this year's awards at the official website here.

Heir Synopsis

After connecting with a stranger of similar interests online, Gordon and his young son Paul, embark on an ill-fated road trip in which Gordon aims to indulge a secret passion. Before the day ends a horrible truth will be uncovered and a harsh lesson will be learned.

Starring Bill Oberst Jr (Resolution, Circus Of The Dead, Take This Lollipop) and Robert Nolan (Familiar, Berkshire Country, Silent Retreat), Written and Directed by Richard Powell (Worm, Familiar), Fatal Pictures’ Zach Green and Richard Powell produced (Worm, Familiar) in association with Marc Roussel and Ron Basch from Red Sneakers Media (Remote,
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Heir nominated for Best Short Film at 2016 iHorror Awards

The short film Heir has been tearing up the festival circuit and now has been nominated for Best Short Film at this years iHorror Awards.

Heir is the fourth short from Fatal Pictures. You can cast your vote for the short film here, as well as vote for other films which make up the 2016 iHorror Awards list. One of your favorite horror films of last year might be there! Vote Now!

Heir Synopsis

After connecting with a stranger of similar interests online, Gordon and his young son Paul, embark on an ill-fated road trip in which Gordon aims to indulge a secret passion. Before the day ends a horrible truth will be uncovered and a harsh lesson will be learned.

Starring Bill Oberst Jr (Resolution, Circus Of The Dead, Take This Lollipop) and Robert Nolan (Familiar, Berkshire Country, Silent Retreat), Written and Directed by Richard Powell (Worm, Familiar), Fatal Pictures
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Teaser trailer for 'Heir' releases

The teaser trailer for the critically acclaimed horror short Heir has been released. We have the teaser for you to view below the details.

Heir, the final entry in the "Box Cutter Trilogy" produced by Fatal Pictures in association with Red Sneakers Media will be hitting the festival circuit in the near future.

The final short in the trio of linked shorts each representing “different theories on the origin and operation of sociopaths” sports Practical FX, which should make horror fans cheer. Read our exclusive interview with Heir Writer/Director Richard Powell and Producer Zach Green here.

Check out a larger version of the poster below as well as a couple movie stills and watch for a review on MoreHorror.com soon!

About Heir

Fatal Pictures in association with Red Sneakers Media is proud to announce Heir - A touching tale of father & son from the filmmakers that brought you Worm,
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Round-Up: Heir Teaser Trailer, Army Of Frankensteins Blu-ray, The Horror Network DVD, Tokyo Gore School

Fatal Pictures released a teaser trailer for Heir - a horror short film directed by Richard Powell. Also in this round-up: release details for Army of Frankensteins and The Horror Network, as well as news on Tokyo Gore School from Myx TV's Horror Programming.

Heir: Starring the iconic Bill Oberst Jr., Heir will have its world premiere at the Fantasia International Film Festival on Tuesday, July 28th:

Press Release: "Fatal Pictures in association with Red Sneakers Media is proud to announce Heir - A touching tale of father and son from the filmmakers that brought you Worm, Familiar, Remote and The Last Halloween. This practical effects horror short is a monster movie unlike any other, it is a bleak and fantastical examination of one of societies darkest taboos that aims to stimulate the mind and wrench the gut with equal power.

Starring Bill Oberst Jr. (Resolution, Circus Of The Dead,
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Round-Up: Forbidden Empire, Damien, Doomsdays, Heir

Release details for Forbidden Empire and Doomsdays, along with a promo video for A&E's Damien and details on the horror short, Heir, are featured in our latest round-up.

Forbidden Empire: Starring Jason Flemyng (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels) and Charles Dance (Game of Thrones), Forbidden Empire hits VOD on May 22nd:

"An 18th century explorer sets out on an epic journey to map the forbidden uncharted lands of Transylvania only to discover its dark secrets and dangerous creatures hidden in a cursed, fantastical forest."

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Doomsdays: A pre-apocalyptic comedy, Eddie Mullins' Doomsdays hits theaters on June 5th:

"A pre-apocalyptic comedy, Doomsdays follows the misadventures of Dirty Fred (Justin Rice) and Bruho (Leo Fitzpatrick), a pair of free-wheeling squatters with a taste for unoccupied vacation homes in the Catskills. Their commitment to the lifestyle is challenged, however, when a runaway teen and an aimless young woman join their peculiar tribe.
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New poster art releases for Practical FX horror short 'Heir'

A killer new poster design for Heir has been released. Looks pretty sick to us!

Heir, the final entry in the "Box Cutter Trilogy" produced by Fatal Pictures in association with Red Sneakers Media is set to hit the festival circuit soon.

The final short in the trio of linked shorts each representing “different theories on the origin and operation of sociopaths” sports Practical FX, which should make horror fans cheer. Read our exclusive interview with Heir Writer/Director Richard Powell and Producer Zach Green here.

Check out a larger version of the poster below as well as a couple movie stills and watch for a review on MoreHorror.com soon!

From The Press Release

Fatal Pictures in association with Red Sneakers Media is proud to announce Heir - A touching tale of father & son from the filmmakers that brought you Worm, Familiar, Remote & The Last Halloween. This practical effects
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Toronto: Indiegogo Pacts With Canadian Film Centre (Exclusive)

Toronto: Indiegogo Pacts With Canadian Film Centre (Exclusive)
Indiegogo and the Canadian Film Centre — the country’s premiere accelerator of professional film, TV, acting, music, and digital media talent — have struck a new partnership that will see Cfc residents and alumni (which number over 1,600) gain access to one-on-one support and discounted platform fees with Indiegogo.

The pact will be announced today (Sunday) at the Cfc’s annual BBQ Fundraiser, held at its headquarters on Toronto’s historic Windfields Estate.

Since its 2008 launch, Indiegogo has since strong growth in Canada, with a 50% increase in funds raised in Canada over the past year. Earlier this year, the crowdfunding platform made similar partnerships with the Documentary Organization of Canada, and Toronto-based website Twitch Film.

Cfc producer alum Jordan Walker and director Jeremy Lalonde’s “How To Plan an Orgy in a Small Town” is the first film under the partnership, and follows on the heels of Lalonde’s 2012 Indiegogo success with his first feature,
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New images from set of 'Heir' released

Fatal Pictures recently celebrated a successfully funded Kickstarter campaign for their final short film Heir. The film promises to be gory, horrific and monstrous and will showcase practical FX.

We've been sent a few stills from the set and thought we'd share them below. Enjoy!

About Heir

Produced by Fatal Pictures in association with Red Sneakers Media, "Heir" is the final entry in their "Box Cutter Trilogy", a trio of linked shorts each representing “different theories on the origin and operation of sociopaths,”.

The first two shorts, Worm and Familiar have received excellent reviews from around the genre.

Credits

Starring, The Emmy award winning Bill Oberst Jr. (Abraham Lincoln Vs. Zombies, Take This Lollipop & Children Of Sorrow) & Robert Nolan (Worm, Sick, Familiar) Written & Directed by Richard Powell (Consumption, Worm, & Familiar) Produced by Zach Green (Consumption, Worm, & Familiar) Marc Roussel & Ron Basch (Remote, Elusive Man & The Sweetest Hippopotamus) & Richard Powell, Associate Producer Seth Metoyer (Cell Count,
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Heir descends onto Kickstarter

Fatal Pictures has unveiled a Kickstarter campaign for their final short film Heir. The film promises to be gory, horrific and monstrous and will showcase practical FX.

Produced by Fatal Pictures in association with Red Sneakers Media, "Heir" is the final entry in their "Box Cutter Trilogy", a trio of linked shorts each representing “different theories on the origin and operation of sociopaths,” and is looking to raise $17,000.

The first two shorts, Worm and Familiar have received excellent reviews from around the genre. (Check out our review of Familiar). Also be sure to read our exclusive interview with some of the heavy hitters of Heir here.

Be sure to check out the Heir Kickstarter campaign to see how you can get involved and be part of the making of this film. They are offering some great perks!

Credits

Starring, The Emmy award winning Bill Oberst Jr. (Abraham Lincoln Vs. Zombies,
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Final short film from Fatal Pictures 'Heir' to be released

by David Harkness, MoreHorror.com

Fatal Pictures in association with Red Sneakers Media is set to release their final short film “Heir”. Check out the details below.

From Richard Powell and Zach Green’s Fatal Pictures, the company that brought you the critically acclaimed, award winning horror shorts Worm and Familiar, comes their new and final short film “Heir”, a touching tale of father and son. Starring the Emmy award winning Bill Oberst Jr. (Abraham Lincoln Vs. Zombies, Children Of Sorrow, Squeal: Blood Harvest) and Robert Nolan (Sick, Worm, Familiar).

Synopsis

After connecting with a stranger of similar interests online, family man Gordon and his son Paul, embark on an ill-fated road trip in which Gordon aims to indulge in a secret passion. Before the day ends a horrible truth will be uncovered and a harsh lesson will be learned.

About Heir

Combining the best and brightest of our previous film,
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Lost Girl Season 4 Begins Production in Toronto; First Guest Stars Announced

Supernatural drama series "Lost Girl" has begun production on its fourth season in Toronto. The 13 all-new episodes will premiere on Syfy in early 2014, with George Takei (Star Trek) and Ali Liebert ("Harper's Island") among the guest stars appearing in Season 4.

From the Press Release:

In the upcoming season, fate casts a wide shadow over the Fae world. With Bo’s (Anna Silk; "Being Erica") return, the lines between Dark and Light Fae are blurred, causing Bo to venture into a journey of discovery. Bo and company will ultimately realize that regardless of the challenges and enemies they face, they’re stronger when they face them together.

Returning with Silk as the Succubus heroine Bo are Ksenia Solo ("Life Unexpected," Black Swan) as Kenzi, Bo's human sidekick and street-smart confidante; Kris Holden-Ried ("The Tudors," Underworld 4) as Dyson, the shape-shifting homicide detective and noble warrior of the Light Fae; Zoie Palmer (Sex After Kids,
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Congratulations to 'Sex After Kids,' March's Project of the Month!

Congratulations to 'Sex After Kids,' March's Project of the Month!
Congratulations to "Sex After Kids" director Jeremy Lalonde. The project received the most votes to win March's Project of the Month. The prize is a consultation from the Sundance Institute. If you’re a filmmaker (or know one) and you want us to consider an in-production film for our Project of the Day column, fill out the form here. Here's a synopsis of the winning project: It's the film that every single parent in the world is going to want to see. It's edgy, poignant and hilarious and through it's ensemble nature covers a vast amount of relationships from the single mom, the same-sex couple, the newlyweds who have lost their grove, a power-couple who aren't attracted to each other anymore, and a retired couple who are setting their last child off into the word and trying to see if they should stay together. It literally has something for everyone.
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Congrats to 'Sex After Kids,' Indiewire's Project of the Week!

Congrats to 'Sex After Kids,' Indiewire's Project of the Week!
Thanks to your votes, the single-parent comedy "Sex After Kids" won this weekend’s Project of the Week contest! Congratulations to “Sex After Kids" director Jeremy Lalonde. The filmmaker will receive a digital distribution consultation from SnagFilms and the film is now officially a candidate for Project of the Month. That winner will be awarded with a consultation from the Sundance Institute. Here's what the project's about: It's the film that every single parent in the world is going to want to see. It's edgy, poignant and hilarious and through it's ensemble nature covers a vast amount of relationships from the single mom, the same-sex couple, the newlyweds who have lost their grove, a power-couple who aren't attracted to each other anymore, and a retired couple who are setting their last child off into the word and trying to see if they should stay together. It literally has something for everyone.
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