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Short Film Gone Featuring Stephen King Set to Premiere at Edmonton Festival of Fear

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The king of horror himself, Stephen King, appears in director Billy Chizmar’s new short film Gone; and it will be having its World Premiere in October at the Edmonton Festival of Fear International Film Festival. Read on for the details!

From the Press Release:
The Edmonton Festival of Fear International Film Festival will be the first film festival in the world to screen Gone by director Billy Chizmar. Barry J. Gillis, founder of the festival, contacted Chizmar to tell him that his film was in high contention to screen at the festival in October and asked Billy if it had been screened at any other film fest. 

Gills explains, “After doing an extensive search all over the Internet, I couldn’t find anything about the movie playing at any other film festival. I figured we might have a World Premiere on our hands.”

Chizmar e-mailed Gills back to tell him that no other film festival had contacted him about the movie. Gillis told Chizmar that he enjoyed the movie, whether Stephen King was involved in it or not; but the fact that King makes an appearance in it was “icing on the cake,” states Gillis. “I believe the movie was overlooked because Billy is not promoting it as a movie where Stephen King makes an appearance, so other film festivals have dropped the ball on the film.”

Gone is about three friends who go on a fishing trip deep into the woods, telling creepy stories at night by a campfire. Weird things begin happening beyond their wildest dreams. The intensity grows as each of them disappears into the dark night.

Billy wrote the screenplay with his father, Richard, who also co-wrote a novella with King entitled Gwendy’s Button Box. Along wit King, the film co-stars Andrew Morgan, Billy Chizmar, and Jacob Warren.

“I don’t want to give anything away, but it’s quite the movie. For the shoestring budget that Billy had, he has done something really original to make up for the little money he had to make the movie,” says Gillis.

The Edmonton Festival of Fear is a two-day film festival but will be expanding to three days next year; they plan on growing and expanding every year thereafter. “We strive to be the greatest film festival on earth,” says Gillis.

The Edmonton Festival of Fear International Film Festival opens on Friday, the 13th of October, 2017. The Official Selections have just been announced and can be found at the following link:
edmontonfestivaloffear.com.

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Want a LEGO Godzilla Set? Here’s Your Chance!

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The longest-running franchises in cinema history, the Godzilla films have created a cultural icon in the form of the titular beast. Simply hearing its roar or seeing its silhouette is enough to let us know precisely what we’re looking at. Having ventured out of cinema and forayed into TV shows, comic books, video games, and countless merchandise options, Godzilla still hasn’t managed to break into one of the world’s most popular toy company: LEGO. However, that might change if BRICK_101 has their say via LEGO Ideas, where they submitted a design based on the 1954 original film!

Here’s the description from the site:
This model contains approximately 850 LEGO pieces, stands 9 inches (23 cm) tall, and measures 17 inches (44 cm) from head to tail. Godzilla has had many different designs over the years, but we based ours on the original 1954 movie. The arms, legs, jaw, and tail are hinged to allow the model to be posed in a variety of positions. In addition to Godzilla, the set also includes a small microscale train for Godzilla to stomp on or chomp on and a flame piece to represent Godzilla’s atomic breath.

The website allows people to submit their own ideas (such as this Call of Cthulhu set) and then allow the public to vote on whether or not they want to see it get made. Should the idea get 10,000 votes, it then gets moved up the ladder within LEGO’s headquarters and a decision is made to see if they want to make an official set.

So, if you want to see LEGO make an official Godzilla set, click on the link above and cast your vote!

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#Brainwaves Episode 78 Guest Announcement: Legendary Film Composer Harry Manfredini

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The Friday the 13th franchise without the music of Harry Manfredini would be like peanut butter without jelly. McDonalds without the Big Mac. Knetter without Creepy. His music defined a generation of horror fans, and few could have done it better, if at all. Now Manfredini brings his equally as unique voice to Brainwaves Horror and Paranormal Talk Radio.

Join us this coming Wednesday, February 21st, at 8:00PM PT/11:00PM ET for all the shenanigans fit to be had!

It’s radio without a safety net, kids. It’s Brainwaves: Horror and Paranormal Talk Radio.

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Spooky, funny, touching, honest, offensive, and at times completely random, Brainwaves airs live every Wednesday evening beginning at 8:00 PM Pacific Time (11:00 midnight Eastern Time) and runs about 3 hours per episode.

Knetter and Creepy will be taking your calls LIVE and unscreened via Skype, so let your freak flags fly! Feel free to add BrainWavesTalk to your Skype account so you can reach us, or call in from a landline or cellphone – 858 480 7789. The duo also take questions via Twitter; you can reach us at @BrainwavesRadio or @UncleCreepy, @JoeKnetter, or @MrDarkDC using the hashtag #BrainWaves. You can also check us out on our Brainwaves Discord channel!

Have a ghost story or a paranormal story but can’t call in? Feel free to email it to me directly at UncleCreepy@dreadcentral.com with “Brainwaves Story” in your subject line. You can now become a fan of the show via the official… BRAINWAVES FACEBOOK PAGE!

Brainwaves: Horror and Paranormal Talk Radio is hosted live (with shows to be archived as they progress) right here on Dread Central. You can tune in and listen via the FREE TuneIn Radio app or listen to TuneIn right through the website!

For more information and to listen live independent of TuneIn, visit the Deep Talk Radio Network website, “like” Deep Talk Radio on Facebook, and follow Deep Talk Radio on Twitter. And don’t forget to subscribe to Brainwaves on iTunes.

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Supernatural Irish Horror Beyond the Woods Hits Home Video and VOD This February

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Supernatural Irish horror Beyond the Woods makes its way to DVD and VOD from Left Films!

Shot on location in Ireland, Beyond the Woods echoes the creepy supernatural horror of recent Irish genre hits The Hallow and The Canal, with its eerie and grisly tale of an unknown evil.

Synopsis:
Seven friends meet up in the Irish countryside for a secluded weekend getaway but unfortunately for them a fiery sinkhole has opened up in the mountains nearby. It’s burning hot, spewing out sulphur and casting a hellish stench over the local area. Determined to make the most of the weekend, the group decide not to let the noxious atmosphere get to them…but it’s getting worse. Soon the troubling hallucinations begin as an ancient evil starts to take hold. What malevolent force has crawled from the sinkhole and will any of them survive the weekend?

Following a successful run on the festival circuit where it picked up the Best Feature Film Award at the World International Film Festival Montreal in 2017, Seán Breathnach’s spine-chilling low budget nightmare finally makes its way to UK and North American DVD and VOD courtesy of Left Films.

On digital/VOD February 5th, DVD February 19th.

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