Camera Obscura Gets a Release Date and a Halloween Costume Contest Tie-In!
We've been waiting several months for Drew Daywalt's "Camera Obscura" to premiere online, but thankfully the wait is over. Dread Central is pleased to announce our partnership with Drew and LA-based production company MWG Entertainment for the debut of thriller online series "Camera Obscura" exclusively on Dailymotion.
Along with the launch of Daywalt's web series, Dailymotion and Dread Central are teaming up for the “'Camera Obscura' Terrifying Costume Contest.” Read on for the details.
“Camera Obscura” launches on October 1st, 2010, exclusively on Dailymotion.com. Running four consecutive weeks after launch, the suspense thriller will release 20 total episodes with a complete runtime of just under 140 minutes. Unique for its emphasis on physical special effects, “Camera Obscura” captures audiences with an intriguing storyline, dark onset of creatures, and an ensemble cast of characters.
Produced by MWG Entertainment and written/directed by Drew Daywalt, “Camera Obscura” follows a young woman who discovers her deceased grandfather was a demon hunter and now his quest to save humanity is hers to finish.
With promotional support from online horror destination DreadCentral.com and distributing partner Dailymotion, "Camera Obscura" will also feature the “'Camera Obscura' Terrifying Costume Contest.” The online contest on Dailymotion.com will invite fans to submit videos that showcase their scary Halloween costume for a $1,000 cash prize. Led by user votes, the top 15 submissions will reach an expert panel of judges with the winner notified on November 15th, 2010. Second runner-up will receive the actual camera from the “Camera Obscura” cast and crew, and third runner-up will receive a special prize package from DreadCentral.com.
Below you'll find the trailer for "Camera Obscura" and a video Daywalt put together with more details on the contest. Additional info will be forthcoming, but in the meantime mark your calendars for October 1st, when the first episode of "Camera Obscura" will hit the Net, and be thinking about your Halloween costume. No doubt $1,000 would come in pretty handy nowadays!
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