Indie Horror Month

Indie Horror Month Video Interview Part One - Barbara Crampton Reflects on Re-Animator, From Beyond, Castle Freak and More

Most of us fell in love with actress Barbara Crampton after her portrayal of Megan Halsey in Stuart Gordon's cult classic Lovecraftian horror comedy Re-Animator in 1985.

Indie Horror Month Interview: Actress Desiree Hall Talks Donner Pass, Teen Wolf and More

Donner Pass isn't your usual direct-to-DVD slasher opus. Its storyline uses the macabre and very real history of the Donner Party (settlers who moved West in 1846 and resorted to cannibalism to stay alive after being stranded) as thematic material.

Indie Horror Month Video Interview Part 2: Charles Band Talks VideoZone Special Features, the Importance of the Full Moon Fans and More

In Part 1 of our exclusive chat with B-movie and home video pioneer Charles Band, we heard about his early days working for his father, director Albert Band, and how his love of collecting movies led to his own home video distribution company on the heels of Betamax's success.

Indie Horror Month Interview: Filmmaker Lori Bowen Discusses Her Latest Horror Short Film JustUs

Florida-based up-and-coming filmmaker Lori Bowen is wasting no time making a name for herself these days in the indie world. As someone who's been in love with the horror genre since she was six, Bowen always knew that she was destined to tell horror stories someday.

Indie Horror Month Video Interview Part 1: Charles Band on His Start in Films, the Advent of Home Video and More

Prior to animating puppets via an ancient Egyptian curse or introducing fans to the hilarious horrors of The Gingerdead Man, Full Moon Pictures head honcho Charles Band saw the future of home video years before most of us had even heard of a VCR.

Indie Horror Month Interview: Jason Horton Talks Monsters in the Woods and More

In writer/director Jason Horton's latest genre flick Monsters in the Woods, we follow a low-budget film crew that treks deep into the wilderness in order to shoot some cliché horror scenes for their unsellable indie-drama.

Indie Horror Month Announcement: Dread Central to Host One Day Screening of Justin Russell's The Sleeper This Friday

80's slasher fans, take note- you are not going to want to miss out on what we've got cooking for you this upcoming Friday! Read on for all the info you're gonna want to know!

Indie Horror Month Interview: Don Coscarelli on Staying Independent, the Demise of Bubba Nosferatu, the Future of Phantasm and More

Since introducing horror fans to the fearsome flying spheres and terrifying Tall Man in Phantasm back in 1979, writer/director/producer Don Coscarelli has remained one of our most imaginative independent filmmakers.

Indie Horror Month: Dave Reda Readying 'Love Potion #8' Short and 'Shadow' Feature Films

One of the most promising indie filmmakers we've come across here at Dread Central is Dave Reda, and he just dropped us a line with an update on two new projects he has in the works at Elftwin Films: a short film entitled Love Potion #8 and his second feature, Shadow.

Indie Horror Month Interview & Short Film Debut: Ashleigh Nichols and Eddie Beasley Talk Summer of the Zombies

With zombies being everywhere this day, it's pretty hard to do something clever with the subgenre, especially in short films where budgets and time can be ambition's biggest enemies.

Indie Horror Month Video Interview Part Two: Oren Peli Discusses Sequels, Life Changes, Sticking to Your Guns and More for Paranormal Activity

In Part One of our video interview series with Paranormal Activity creator Oren Peli, we chatted about the challenges of making a micro-budget indie horror movie and how he knew from the moment original co-stars Katie Featherston and Micah Sloat met that he had something quite special.

Indie Horror Month Video Interview Part One: Oren Peli Talks the Ups and Downs of Making Paranormal Activity and More!

In 2006 former video game programmer Oren Peli embarked on an ambitious career change: Inspired by the 1999 found footage flick The Blair Witch Project, Peli cast up-and-coming actors Katie Featherston and Micah Sloat for his own found footage fear fest - Paranormal Activity.

Indie Horror Month: Short Film Debut - Andrew Kasch's Thirsty

Feeling parched for some horror comedy? Then pull up a chair and get ready for all sorts of beverage-induced hilarity with Dread Central’s own Andrew Kasch’s short film Thirsty, which we are proud to debut (for 24 hours only!) as part of our Indie Horror Month celebration this March.

Indie Horror Month Video Interview Part Two: Leigh Whannell Discusses His Post-Saw Career, the Real Horrors of Making Dead Silence and More

After the first Saw was a rousing success with its theatrical release on October 29, 2004, writer/actor Leigh Whannell’s career took off in some major ways.

Indie Horror Month Video Interview Part One: Leigh Whannell Reflects on Life Before Saw, Collaborating with James Wan and More

In 2004 Australian filmmakers James Wan and Leigh Whannell changed the face of horror with their first feature film, Saw. Unlike anything else at the time, Saw shocked and wowed audiences during its Sundance Film Fest debut and put the Twisted Pictures production banner on the map.