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Indie Filmmakers Series

Daywalt, Drew (Camera Obscura, The Ringbearer)

Drew Daywalt knows fear. After all, he’s the guy regularly giving fans a look into the “School of Fear” on FEARnet.com, and after establishing himself in the world of horror short films with Fewdio, Daywalt has now stepped out on his own with his Daywalt Fear Factory, which releases some of the eeriest short films you’ll find on the Internet.

Cowan, Gabriel (Growth)

We’ve seen a few different musicians take their turn as directors in the horror genre including Rob Zombie and Dee Snider. Well, it’s time to make room for a relative newcomer to our beloved genre - Gabriel Cowan. Cowan, who enjoyed a successful career as a musician, is now making his mark in the industry with his recently released body horror flick, Growth.

Indie Filmmakers to Watch: Gabriel Cowan Talks Growth

We’ve seen a few different musicians take their turn as directors in the horror genre including Rob Zombie and Dee Snider. Well, it’s time to make room for a relative newcomer to our beloved genre - Gabriel Cowan. Cowan, who enjoyed a successful career as a musician, is now making his mark in the industry with his recently released body horror flick, Growth.

Indie Filmmakers to Watch: Drew Daywalt Talks The Ringbearer, Camera Obscura and More

Drew Daywalt knows fear. After all, he’s the guy regularly giving fans a look into the “School of Fear” on FEARnet.com, and after establishing himself in the world of horror short films with Fewdio, Daywalt has now stepped out on his own with his Daywalt Fear Factory, which releases some of the eeriest short films you’ll find on the Internet.

Hull, Joshua (Beverly Lane)

First-time filmmaker Joshua Hull doesn’t have a flashy Hollywood story about how he got into writing and directing films. In fact, his ten-year journey to getting his first feature made all began because of some pretty big life changes that would generally knock any normal person flat on his or her proverbial butt.

Disbrow, Warren (Hate's Haunted Slay Ride)

The glitz and glamour of Hollywood never really appealed to Warren F. Disbrow when he was getting started in filmmaking. For him, one movie demonstrated that movie magic can happen anywhere - George Romero’s classic study of consumerism amidst a zombie outbreak, Dawn of the Dead. Because of

Indie Filmmakers to Watch: Warren Disbrow Talks Hate's Haunted Slay Ride

The glitz and glamour of Hollywood never really appealed to Warren F. Disbrow when he was getting started in filmmaking. For him, one movie demonstrated that movie magic can happen anywhere - George Romero’s classic study of consumerism amidst a zombie outbreak, Dawn of the Dead. Because of Romero’s success, it inspired Disbrow to stay in New Jersey and make films the way he always envisioned.

Wildman, John and Walford, Justina (Stripped)

Cannibal strippers. Those two words paired together were enough to get this writer’s attention when I initially heard abo

Indie Filmmakers to Watch: John Wildman & Justina Walford Talk Stripped

Cannibal strippers. Those two words paired together were enough to get this writer’s attention when I initially heard about the upcoming film Stripped, a film about a family of women who give some intruders more than they bargained for when they end up inside the deadly trio’s home.

Ford, Howard J. (The Dead) - Part Two

In the first part of Dread Central’s interview with writer/director Howard Ford for his latest project, The Dead, we heard about some of the challenges he and his crew faced while filming in Africa. In this second installment we talk to Ford about his thoughts on why slow zombies are the only

Ford, Howard J. (The Dead) - Part One

In the forty-two years of cinematic zombies, we’ve seen slow zombies and we’ve seen fast zombies. We’ve seen zombies here in the US and we’ve even seen zombies across the pond. But in The Dead genre fans should prepare for something truly unique: zombies running amok on the continent of Afr

Indie Filmmakers to Watch: Howard Ford Talks The Dead - Part Two

In the first part of Dread Central’s interview with writer/director Howard Ford for his latest project, The Dead, we heard about some of the challenges he and his crew faced while filming in Africa. In this second installment we talk to Ford about his thoughts on why slow zombies are the only true zombies, collaborating for 20 years with his brother, Jon, and some of the interesting experiences he had with African natives along the way.

Indie Filmmakers to Watch: Howard Ford Talks The Dead - Part One

In the forty-two years of cinematic zombies, we’ve seen slow zombies and we’ve seen fast zombies. We’ve seen zombies here in the US and we’ve even seen zombies across the pond. But in The Dead genre fans should prepare for something truly unique: zombies running amok on the continent of Africa.

Indie Filmmakers to Watch: Adam Brooks Talks The Season

If anyone would be surprised that Adam Brooks became a filmmaker, it very well might be the man himself. With a background in graphic design and music, filmmaking wasn’t necessarily in his immediate mindset while he was living in eastern Iowa. But his inexperience in filmmaking and geography did little to deter Brooks from making a name for himself in Hollywood.

Dread Central Presents Indie Filmmakers to Watch: Joshua Hull Talks Beverly Lane; Debuts Trailer

First-time filmmaker Joshua Hull doesn’t have a flashy Hollywood story about how he got into writing and directing films. In fact, his ten-year journey to getting his first feature made all began because of some pretty big life changes that would generally knock any normal person flat on his or her proverbial butt.