Surviving Cinema

Eric Stanze is an award-winning director, writer, editor, producer, and 2nd unit director who primarily works on independent feature films. Stanze began interning on local commercials and music videos at the age of 16, and he entered the industry professionally when he was 18. More info, trailers, and news at

07/15/2013 - 6:00pm
Horror film fans have their movie stars, just like the rest of the film fans around the world... but before there was Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Robert Englund, Tony Todd, and Kane Hodder, there was Conrad MORE
07/02/2013 - 3:00pm
Filmmaking is an art form, which means there is no right or wrong way to approach it.  The balance between commerce and art is one gray area to explore, and where a movie lands in this span is up to each MORE
06/28/2013 - 11:00am
  On June 23rd the landscape of genre storytelling changed forever.  Writer Richard Matheson passed away, leaving behind a wealth of adored episodic television, TV movie, and feature film tales... MORE
06/26/2013 - 11:00am
  For many in the film biz, the balance between commerce and art is a difficult one to find.  Too many film producers are interested in generating a product that sells specifically because it fits into MORE
06/06/2013 - 2:00pm
  An 1896 French film titled L'Eve Futur (aka The Eve Of The Future) was the first movie to feature a robot.  It took more than a decade for America to follow up with its first film to contain MORE
06/04/2013 - 12:00pm
  I’m nearing the finish line on the first draft of a top-secret horror screenplay.  I’ve been making motion pictures for twenty years… twenty five years, if you count the early/ MORE
05/27/2013 - 7:00pm
Stuart Gordon’s Re-Animator (1985) will screen via 35mm print Friday, June 7th, and Saturday, June 8th at the Hi-Pointe Theatre in Saint Louis, Missouri.  The screening is presented by Destroy The MORE
05/22/2013 - 4:00pm
  Since the release of my last film, Ratline, a nearly constant flurry of activity has taken place as I work to launch a follow-up.  Most of this bustle has resulted in dead ends.  This is the way MORE