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My Pure Joy: Written and Directed by James Cullen Bressack, My Pure Joy has been acquired for distribution by Media Blaster: "On the outside Adam appears to be a normal teenager, but underneath...his mind has been so rotted by trauma from his past and the gory films he watches, that he has blurred the lines between reality and pretend! This prompts Adam to start killing people in similar ways to films he watches, making sure to put his own little spin on it."
The movie will be released on February 14th, 2012 and is currently available for pre-order at Amazon.
Mountain Man: A new zombie book from Keith Blackmore, titled Mountain Man, has just been released: "Boomstick. Samurai bat. Motorcycle leather. And the will to live amongst the unliving.
Augustus Berry lives a day-to-day existence comprised of waking up, getting drunk, and preparing for the inevitable day when “they” will come up the side of his mountain and penetrate his fortress. Living on the outskirts of a city and scavenging for whatever supplies remain after civilization died two years ago, Gus knows that every time he goes down into undead suburbia could be his last."
For more information, visit: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B006MV7I6U/
Down The Road: The official trailer for Down The Road has just been released: "In present day we meet Jenn, a tough and beautiful girl, who has just been released from an extensive stay at the hospital. When her parents bring her home she barely has time to rest as her friends come over and drag her out camping for the weekend.
Seven friends venture out to the woods but as each friend starts dissapearing one by one they each try to survive the wrath of a true mad man."
Watch the official trailer at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lp7nMmzoj_s
Treasure Chest of Horrors: World Wide Multi Media has acquired Treasure Chest of Horrors from directors Doug Waugh and Shawn C. Phillips: "Join us on this wild horror anthology filled with zombies, vampires, serial killers, killer mannequins and pirates!"
The film will be released in 2012 and you can watch a teaser trailer at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRcnlWgKwC0
House Call: A short supernatural horror film titled House Call has been completed and should be hitting the festival circuit in 2012.
"Janice does the unthinkable in order to start a new life with her new boyfriend. However, strange things begin to happen on the night of their one year anniversary."
To view the trailer, visit: http://vimeo.com/eriklwilson/housecalltrailer
The Unforgiven: "Action film Director Art Camacho has just announced that he is currently in development/pre-production of his latest Sci-Fi Action Film 'The Unforgiven', a film about a Group of Undesirables on a Mission to save mankind.
This film is set in a post-apocalyptic era, where warfare has wiped out most of mankind and a rag tag set of misfits are Humanity’s last hope. The Unforgiven will re-team Art Camacho with action stars Don 'The Dragon’ Wilson, Cynthia 'Lady Dragon' Rothrock, veteran action icon James Lew, and Martin Kove... It is based on a story written By Art Camacho about a man coming to terms with his own mortality in search of redemption, in a bleak future where all hope has been decimated by war. In addition to the heart and soul of the film, Camacho promises high-octane and riveting action in the film."
Visit the official movie website at: http://www.unforgivenmovie.com
Day of a Thousand Screams: "Local TV reporter Natasha McGrath, her camera man and assistant are sent to the woods one afternoon to shoot a last minute Halloween segment. Shortly after arriving they meet a few others in the area, including the very protective (and angry) caretaker who happens to have the power to control time and the recently deceased. Victims die in slasher fashion... Supernatural elements kick in when some of his victims return as members of the undead!"
The team behind Day of a Thousand Screams has completed filming, but are raising funds to cover some of the post-production costs. If you're interested in learning more, visit: http://www.indiegogo.com/thousand-screams