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Tommy Faircloth is a writer and director from Columbia, South Carolina. He began working in film as an actor, landing small roles of such television programs as "In The Heat of The Night" but he really wanted to work behind the camera. After graduation from high school, he attended film school at University of South Carolina in Columbia and worked on many feature films such as Renaissance Man, The Program, and Die Hard With a Vengeance. His directorial debut was the horror/comedy "Crinoline Head" which was received with positive reviews from such publications as Fangoria magazine. A few years later he followed up "Crinoline Head" with his second feature film, "Generation Ax". "Ax" received great reviews from publications such as Rue Morgue, Fangoria, and was praised by horror legend Joe Bob Briggs where he gave it 4 stars. After "Ax" Faircloth took a break from horror and worked on many of his own theme park and roller coaster documentary projects for such channels as Discovery and The Travel Channel. In 2013 Tommy began his quest to get back into the horror scene with his first short film "The Cabin" which has won numerous awards at film festivals all over the states. It was also picked by by ShortsTV for worldwide broadcast on their cable channel playing along side Oscar winning short films. In 2015 his feature film "Dollface" was released in North America by Breaking Glass Pictures and was also released in the UK under the title "The Doll". Faircloth's feature, "Family Possessions" was released in early 2018. The film brings back to the screen, Mark Patton, who was the star of "Nightmare on Elm Street 2". Mark was also the star of "Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean" playing opposite Cher and Kathy Bates on Broadway as well as in the feature film version. "Family Possessions" also stars Felissa Rose who was the star of Faircloth's favorite slasher film "Sleepaway Camp". "Family Possessions" was released on DVD and VOD by Sony Pictures/4Digital Media. Faircloth is the founder of the Crimson Screen Horror a Film Fest, an annual genre film festival, as well as the South Carolina Underground Film Festival which both take place in Charleston, South Carolina. Both festivals showcase films from filmmakers from all round the globe but also shines a spotlight on local produced films and filmmakers from South Carolina. Faircloth's production company, Horse Creek Productions, is located in Columbia, SC and he produces all of this films in his home state of South Carolina. Tommy's latest feature film, "A Nun's Curse" starring Felissa Rose and Damian Maffei was picked up for worldwide distribution by Uncork'd Entertainment and was released domestically in May 2020.
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