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More Casting News for David Yohe's Metamorphosis

For a short film, David Yohe's Metamorphosis is certainly signing up some heavy hitters for its cast! Joining the previously announced Nick Searcy ("Justified", "American Gothic") and Matt Angel ("CSI: NY") is Patricia Bethune ("True Blood", "Mad Men").

Indie Zombie Film The Final Night and Day Now Available on Blu-ray and DVD

Indie film The Final Night and Day, which features 1,000 separate zombie make-ups, is now available on Blu-ray and DVD from DefTone Pictures Studios. Read on for more details, a few stills, and the trailer.

Justified's Nick Searcy Joins David Yohe's Metamorphosis

And another version of Franz Kafka's classic short story "Metamorphosis" is on its way, this time in the form of an indie drama thriller from director David Yohe and starring veteran actor Nick Searcy ("Justified", "American Gothic").

Zack Parker's Scalene Set to Premiere at Dances with Films on June 4th

After reviewing Zack Parker's Inexchange (2005) and Quench (2008), I've been waiting to see what the young director might come up with next. Finally there's some light at the end of that tunnel as his new feature Scalene will be having its world premiere June 4th at the Dances with Films indie film festival. Read on for the details!

Early Details on MAD Z Productions' The Devil's Nightmare

Dave Zagorski of MAD Z Productions recently got in touch with us to announce the company's next horror project: the gruesome occult thriller The Devil’s Nightmare. Addiction can be your own personal hell… From the Press Release:

SenoReality Update: Principal Photography Begins on New Short Rhino, Nailbiter Post-Production Continues

We heard from indie filmmaker Patrick Rea today with updates on two of his projects that we've been following: the upcoming short film "Rhino" and Rea's second feature film Nailbiter. He also included a few new stills from Nailbiter.

Ezra Buzzington Wraps in Lost Lake; Signs Up for Bad Ass Duty

Our Indie Horror Month celebration may be over, but thankfully the indie film scene continues moving along. One person who's keeping busy in numerous projects is genre stalwart Ezra Buzzington, who dropped us a line with an update on two films with which he's involved.

Indie Horror Month: Dread Central's Video Tribute to Troma Entertainment

Undoubtedly the modern independent horror landscape would be a very different place had Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz not taken a gamble on making a horror film in the 1980s. Kaufman, seeing the potential to reach horror fans everywhere, unleashed The Toxic Avenger in 1985, and the horror world has been a very different place ever since Toxie hit the streets.

Indie Horror Month: Lloyd Kaufman Talks Net Neutrality and Indie Horror Filmmaking

Chances are, if you’re an avid reader of Dread Central, then you are very familiar with Lloyd Kaufman, creator of Troma Entertainment and vocal supporter of both net neutrality and independent filmmaking. That’s why when this writer was putting together her coverage for DC’s Indie Horror Month celebration, Kaufman was at the top of the list of people I definitely wanted to chat with.

Killing Brooke - Some New Stills and a Producer Update

It's been just about two months since we've heard anything from the folks behind Killing Brooke, "an intense thriller that twists the survival horror genre on its head," but today writer/director Dave Zagorski dropped us an email including five new stills and an update from co-producer/co-star Johnny Donaldson.

Early Word and Teaser Art for In the House of Flies

Today we got word of a new indie project entitled In the House of Flies, which promises that, unlike previous horror films with people ‘trapped’ in a situation, this film is largely based on character instead of shock factor.

SXSW 2011: Trailer and Artwork for Charlie Casanova

Irish indie film Charlie Casanova is described as "dangerously subversive, provocatively dark, and satirically disturbing" so of course we have to share the trailer and poster that landed in our inbox today! Synopsis:

Tribeca Film Announces U.S. Distribution Rights To Nine New Titles Including Three Horror Projects

Tribeca Enterprises today announced that Tribeca Film will expand to commercially release 26 films over the next year, more than double the number of titles released in 2010. The comprehensive distribution label for independent film also announced that it acquired U.S.

Black Swan Sweeps Up Four Major Film Independent Spirit Awards

Now this is some award show news we are definitely happy to report! Black Swan took home four major prizes from the 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards.

Dread Central to Celebrate Indie Horror Month in March

While we love covering horror movies of all shapes and sizes, the staff at Dread Central has always fostered a deep-rooted appreciation for the independent horror movement that has been alive and kicking for over 90 years now.