The Making of The Blair Witch Project: Part 5 – The Art of Haunting

Moment of Truth 3am-ish on October 25, 1997, and Eduardo Sanchez, Gregg Hale, and Dan Myrick and I were in full-body camouflage (and still cold) at the first campsite for “The Blair Witch Project,” exhausted actors tucked away in their sleeping bags inside… Continue Reading


The Making of The Blair Witch Project: Part 3 – Doom Woods Preppers

October 5, 1997 – Pre-production on “Phase 1” of The Blair Witch Project began, unlike pre-production for anything I’d worked on up to that point… or since for that matter. Usually with pre-production you go through script pages, pull out elements… Continue Reading


The Making of The Blair Witch Project: Part 2 – Getting to the Woods

Thanks to John Pierson (who also discovered the indie documentary smash hit Hoop Dreams), IFC’s “Split Screen” aired our Blair Witch Tapes pitch tape with some interview footage of Ed, Dan, and Gregg for context on August 15, 1997. It was a subversive… Continue Reading


The Making of The Blair Witch Project: Part 1 – Witch Pitch

The early 1990’s sucked for horror movies… I mean, really sucked. Movies like Dr. Giggles (1992), Man’s Best Friend (1993), and Cemetery Man (1994) failed spectacularly, for me, to scratch the itch unlike the 1980’s or the 1970’s. Sure, we had The Silence… Continue Reading


Two Big Announcements from Mile High Horror Film Festival

Source Name: The Mile High Horror Film Festival Source Url: http://www.milehighhorrorfestival.com Post Thumb: /aug11/denver.jpg The Mile High Horror Film Festival, running October 7-9 in (where else) Denver, Colorado, has dropped some information on us concerning their upcoming event. We have… Continue Reading


The Mile High Horror Film Festival Partners With FEARnet

Source Name: The Mile High Horror Film Festival Source Url: http://www.milehighhorrorfestival.com Post Thumb: /aug11/denver.jpg If you’re in Denver during the weekend of October 7th-9th, that trouble breathing you’re having might not be from just the high altitude and lack of… Continue Reading


Get Ready Denver – The Mile High Horror Film Festival Is Preparing for Takeoff

Source Name: The Mile High Horror Film Festival Source Url: http://www.milehighhorrorfestival.com Post Thumb: /aug11/denver.jpg Tim Tebow is trying to bring a winning environment back to Denver, but even if the Broncos can’t get their shit together again this year and… Continue Reading