The Taking of Savannah to Premiere at Fright Night Film Fest
Things are coming full circle for director Jeff Chitty's The Taking of Savannah. The film's trailer debuted at last year's Fright Night Film Fest in Louisville, Kentucky, and over the upcoming weekend of July 22nd-24th, the film itself will premiere at the very same event!
Screening alongside Savannah at the Fright Night Film Fest will be films from Kansas City area filmmakers David R. Berry, Brian Boye, John D. Barnes, Andrew Rolston, Dustin Adair and festival regular Patrick Rea, among others. Also appearing at Fright Night are legendary director John Carpenter, scream queen Tiffany Shepis, Henry Winkler, a Revenge of the Nerds reunion, a Dark Night of the Scarecrow reunion, Michael A. Baldwin, Jim Kelly, cult filmmaker Fred Olen Ray, and more!
Five thugs and an unknowing girlfriend make a BIG mistake when they kidnap and hold young Hollywood "celebutante" Savannah Sondheim (heiress to the Sondheim tissue fortune) for a weekend to collect a ransom. When Savannah escapes, it becomes a brutal fight for survival where friends turn against one another and fight for their lives.
The film's cast and crew list is as follows: SAVANNAH - Krystal Heib (Fetch), ASHLEY - Denise Carroll (Fetch), SCOTT - Antoine Williams, SPENCER - Mike Ducey, FINN - Jeremy Everts, RIFF - Cameron Haines, and TORG - John D. Barnes. Dustin Adair penned the script from which Jeff Chitty directed, the DP was Robert P. Campbell, and the film's makeup and FX were handled by Colleen May (Fetch, Nailbiter).
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