We are proud to inform you that Dead Pussy and The Mask of James Henry will be screened @ Saturday Nightmares in the Killer Shorts competition on Saturday June 4th at 4pm. The winner of the competition gets an automatic screening in the fall at the New York City Horror Film Festival.
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Husk director Brett Simmons announced the winners of the Horrobid Slashers Video contest earlier tonight…
“Five minutes is a challenging time frame to tell a story, and I can tell that everyone put a lot of thought and a lot of work into their entries. I was impressed with the effort put forth in all of these. It was a great and surprising bunch of shorts and they all deserve a nod of “congrats” and “great work”. I know that sounds diplomatic and cheesy, but in this case it’s very true. Trust me. I watch a lot of shorts and did not expect my job here to be so hard. Props all around”….”Here’s my top three with a couple honorable mentions. My judging criteria was simply to see what each entry did with the five minutes they had, and how creatively they incorporated the mask, since it was the point of the whole thing. And they are…
THIRD PLACE : AXEL CROW
SECOND PLACE : THE MASK OF JAMES HENRY
FIRST PLACE : FANATIC
Here’s what Simmons have to say about James Henry and is Mask… : “I love stories and legends like these. This was a totally different take than any of the others and it was really surprising. My favorite script of the bunch. Where the other approaches were definitive slasher, I was impressed by how this one instead created a mythology about the mask. It actually made me question whether I’d ever wear that mask myself, a feeling that lingered on after the short and probably will every time I look at that mask again. A very powerful approach with great quality to it. The only thing preventing it from first place for me was that it was primarily exposition. I otherwise loved this one a lot and was very impressed. But alas, there can only be one first place.”
A BIG congrats to Fanatic cast and crew.
Check out the original article on Horrorbid.com
To see all the entries check out the post that we did 3 days ago…
At 1:57 am, Director William Dio and producer Steve Villeneuve warp the cast and crew of The Mask of James Henry. The short film took 2 days to shoot and will be available on youtube next week.
“We decide to shoot this short film because we saw a little contest that Horrorbid.com and Rue-Morgue Magazine did along with THE PROP SHOP. We didn’t shoot anything since Dead Pussy in 2009 so this little contest is the perfect moment.” says director of Under the Scares Steve Villeneuve.
Before Under the Scares, DiggerFilms produced a lot short horror films. Next week, The DiggerFilms Team are going back on the field for the first time since 2009 to shoot a short film called The Mask of James Henry.
“We decide to shoot this short film because we saw a little contest that Horrorbid.com and Rue-Morgue Magazine did along with THE PROP SHOP. We didn’t shoot anything since Dead Pussy in 2009 so this little contest is the perfect moment.” says Steve Villeneuve, co-owner of DiggerFilms and director of the documentary Under the Scares.
“We will have to be quick because we just receive the Mask and the deadline to enter the contest is Friday April 1st.”
The film will be shoot on Monday March 21st and Tuesday March 22nd and will be available on youtube before April 1st.
Until then, you can check out DiggerFilms last film Dead Pussy