Filmmaker Jimmy ScreamerClauz is known for working on some extremely unique projects. Recently he was the composer for American Guinea Pig. ScreamerClauz has been working on a passion project entitled When Black Birds Fly. Come take a look at this animated nightmare!
When Black Birds Fly is an independent, animated terror film written, directed, and animated over the past three years by one single person, Jimmy ScreamerClauz. His first film, Where the Dead Go to Die, was released by Unearthed Films in 2012 on DVD/Blu-ray/VHS.
ScreamerClauz’s When Black Birds Fly features performances by a number of indie stars, including: Brandon Slagle (Black Dahlia Haunting, Dead Sea), J.D. Brown (Wicked Lake, The Cemetery), David Firth (Salad Fingers, Burnt Face Man), Victor Bonacore (Diary of a Deadbeat: The Jim Vanbebber Story), Devanny Pinn (House of Manson, Truth or Dare), Ruby LaRocca (The Super, Sociopathia), Manoush (Survive, Seed 2), Erika Smith (Splatter Beach, imurders), Erin Russ (Upside Down Cross, Porkchop), M Dot Strange (We Are the Strange, Heart String Marionette), MC Cumblood (Butchers Harem, Shitwank Records), Bill Hellfire (Duck! The Carbine High Massacre), Adam Brooks (Astron-6, Father’s Day), Rakel Musicbox (Heart String Marionette), Sean Murray (indie director), Mad Dashiell Johnson (I am Nightmare).
When Black Birds Fly also features horribly terrifying music by Passenger of Shit/RancidShitWank/Doodleinacacoon, Fly Face, Rachael Deacon, Locust Toybox, Those Poor Bastards, M dot Strange, Rakel Musicbox, and ScreamerClauz.
Jimmy ScreamerClauz is currently putting the finishing touches on this baby and hopes to have it ready for release in early 2015. Check out the five-minute trailer/sneak preview we’ve got for you below. For more, visit the official Jimmy ScreamerClauz website and ‘like’ the official When Black Birds Fly Facebook page.
When Black Birds Fly Synopsis
Heaven is a beautiful, clean suburban paradise. Every block is populated by lush trees and lovely row homes. People are free to roam and do whatever they please, as long as they follow one simple rule: DO NOT communicate with ‘The Evil One’ that dwells on the other side of a giant wall that circles the town, which is under 24-hour surveillance by a team of soldiers wearing gas masks. The ruler of the town is a man named Caine, who plasters images of himself all around, insisting that his citizens trust and love him.
A small child becomes obsessed with the seemingly increasing flocks of black birds that populate the town. One day after chasing one, he discovers a talking kitten with a broken leg, who begs Marius and his classmate Eden to crawl through a hole in the wall to help her. The kids decide to do it, and she repays them by introducing them to a brightly colored fruit that grows wildly on the other side of the wall. After consuming it, the kitten brings them to meet The Evil One, who attempts to teach them the forbidden knowledge that Caine is hiding from them all.