eric stanze

04/15/2014 - 12:00pm

He's only been toiling in the horror filmmaking trenches for a few years, but director Adam Ahlbrandt has already seized the indie film scene by the throat and shaken it up

04/08/2014 - 7:30pm
At the end of last month, I found myself in the thick of battle, gunfire blasting all around me, danger ever-present, the enemy lurking around every turn... but I was wielding a camera instead of a weapon.
04/07/2014 - 7:30pm
Adam Rehmeier, director of the controversial The Bunny Game (2010) and the acclaimed Jonas (2013), is ready to pull the trigger on his next film, Save A Bullet For Me. This violent western / action / horror picture is slated to begin shooting later this year in British Columbia.
03/25/2014 - 6:00pm
When he arrived for a meeting this past March 15th, Jeremy Wallace (producer on my films Ice From The Sun, Scrapbook, China White Serpentine, Deadwood Park, and Ratline) brought with him a surprise that transported me back in time.
03/18/2014 - 7:30pm
This past weekend we held a "pre-pre-production" meeting about a film I can currently say zilch about. We anticipate shooting it this fall, and the title starts with 'S'... but that's all I can divulge at this time.
03/12/2014 - 7:00pm
Year five of the PollyGrind Film Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada has started its engines. PollyGrind director Chad Clinton Freeman took a defiant little jab at the mainstream by officially announcing the fest's 2014 call for entries on March 2nd - the day of the 86th Academy Awards ceremony.
03/12/2014 - 1:30pm
Jeff Wedding's incomparable indie horror movie/art film has been earning high praise at film festivals for the past several months. In the run-up to the film's premiere in June, we present an exclusive in-depth interview with the director.
03/11/2014 - 2:30pm
Post-production on She Kills, from writer / director Ron Bonk, is nearly complete. This nutty spoof of 70s grindhouse flicks will hit the film festival circuit this summer.
03/05/2014 - 1:00pm
More and more often, in recent years, I've found myself being asked to read screenplays and story treatments written by various peers and associates. Most recently, I was asked to eyeball a story outline for a ghost story - a feature film being written by a friend and colleague. (I don't think he wants me blabbing about his project to anyone yet, so I won't divulge his name, or the plot or title of his movie here.)
02/25/2014 - 5:00pm
The Woman In Black (2012), a creepy, roller-coaster ride of a ghost story chiller, greatly exceeded my expectations.