‘Love Bite’ Exclusive Interview: Director Charles de Lauzirika Talks His New Short Film at Shriekfest Film Festival

Watch our exclusive interview with the director of the zombie-movie-meets-relationship-drama short, 'Love Bite.'

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Last weekend marked the 21st annual Shriekfest Film Festival, held at Raleigh Studios in the heart of Hollywood, CA. Actress Sarah Nicklin sat down with filmmaker Charles de Lauzirika to discuss one of the fest’s selections, his own award-winning short zombie film Love Bite.

Check out the Love Bite interview below:

Making its west coast premiere, after world premiering at the prestigious Sitges Film Festival in Spain, Love Bite stars Carlee Baker (who co-wrote the script with Lauzirika), Cuyle Carvin (American Made) and a scene-stealing Yorkie-poo named Bella. The short revolves around a dysfunctional couple and their dog, who having taken refuge in an abandoned cargo truck during a zombie apocalypse. They find their lives on the line when they make a deadly bet over how the undead virus spreads.

Lauzirika is an award-winning documentarian. He’s directing and producing documentary shorts for Blu-ray and DVD releases for properties such as Alien and Blade Runner. He previously directed the 2012 feature film Crave.

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For more on the film, you can follow it on Instagram at @lovebiteshort.

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