Fresh off the festival circuit, a trailer for Cameron Macgowan's high-octane Red Letter Day has arrived. Also in today's Horror Highlights: details on special screenings for Devil's Junction: Handy Dandy's Revenge and release details for the web series, The Antimity Tapes.
Red Letter Day Trailer: "While adjusting to a new life in a quiet suburban community, a recently divorced mother (Dawn Van de Schoot), and her two teens receive mysterious red letters instructing them each to kill or be killed. As the bloodshed begins, they find themselves in a race against time to protect the ones they love from the people they thought they knew.
RED LETTER DAY recently screened at the L.A.horror hot-spot Screamfest and world premiered at the celebrated Cinequest Film Festival. It's screened internationally at FrightFest London, Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival, and both Sydney Underground and Calgary Underground Film Festivals.
The film is the feature directorial debut by Cameron Macgowan, who’s previous work has won awards and garnered critical acclaim at international film festivals across the world including SXSW, Fantasia, and the Toronto International Film Festival.
Macgowan wrote the neighborhood-nightmare, which stars Dawn Van de Schoot (Tom Stone), Hailey Foss (Sarabha: Cry for Freedom), Roger LeBlanc (Painkillers), Tiffany Helm (Friday the 13th: A New Beginning) Kaeleb Zain Gartner, and Peter Strand Rumpel. RED LETTER DAY was produced by Jason Wan Lim and executive produced by Macgowan, Rhett Miller, Trevor Griffiths, and Amy Griffiths. Kyle Cooper and Sara Corry co-produced."
Devil's Junction: Handy Dandy's Revenge Special Screenings: "This October “It simply doesn’t get much better than the two Bills” (Pop Horror) as horror icons Bill Moseley (The Devil’s Rejects) and Bill Oberst, Jr (3 from Hell) team for director Jeff Broadstreet’s “Jolly” bloody horror epic Devil’s Junction: Handy Dandy’s Revenge.
In L.A theaters for special splattastic screenings 10/18 and 10/19, with an On-Demand and DVD release set for 11/5 from Midnight Releasing, the J.S Brinkley-scripted Halloween treat sees a shuttered TV studio in Detroit haunted by a magician ventriloquist from a 1960's children's show, and he's looking for anew live, or dead, studio audience.
Jeff Broadstreet (Night of the Living Dead 3D) directs genre vets Bill Moseley (Rob Zombie’s The Devil’s Rejects, 3 From Hell) and Bill Oberst, Jr. (3 From Hell, Death House) alongside Jake Red, Cody Cameron, Arthur Marroquin, Danni Spring, Kyle Anderson, and Katelynn Newberry. Don Borza produces.
Returning to the abandoned Detroit television station where they once delighted a generation of children viewers, master puppeteer Mister Jolly re-incarnates his minion puppets for a final performance to settle an old score with Richard. The rare blood moon casts an ominous glow as Mr. Jolly unleashes his puppets, lead by the infamous Handy Dandy to seek his revenge. Further complicating Richard’s dilemma is the unexpected arrival to the Studio of his son Steffen and his friends. The group becomes entangled in the thrilling pursuit by Mr. Jolly and Handy Dandy through the annuls of the old studio building. They soon realize that they are in a new version of “Mister Jolly and the Handy Dandy Show” - where pain is the game!"
The Antimity Tapes Web Series Details: "Witches, cursed objects and serial killers are just a few of the themes explored in “The ANTIMITY Tapes” a bi-weekly web series by Phoenix-based production company ANTIMITY. Inspired by great anthologies like “Tales From The Crypt” and “The Twilight Zone” each episode follows a different set of strange characters in their own weird story. The episodes have an average run time of 5 minutes making the 18 episodes of “The ANTIMITY Tapes” fun and easy to watch.
What makes “The ANTIMITY Tapes” so unique is in the way that each episode is made. Two days of scripting, 5 days of pre-production, 2 days of shooting and 5 days of Post. The budgets are non-existent and 10 of the 18 episodes were shot in a 250 square foot room. Larry Alan who is the showrunner of the series: “We spent years dreaming but were always held back by the big three: money, equipment, and locations. It wasn’t until we decided to throw the rules aside from that we stopped dreaming and started doing.” ANTIMITY released the last episode of “The ANTIMITY Tapes” September 22nd and have already announced a second season which premieres January 5th, 2020.
You can watch the complete first season of “The ANTIMITY Tapes” on ANTIMITY’s YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/c/antimity
ANTIMITY is a group of friends who took their love of film from the couch and into the studio. Our mission is simple: We’re weird people who make weird movies for weird people. Our diverse team comes from different backgrounds and cultures which lends greatly to our content and together we hope to entertain people from all over with our corkey brand of horror."