True horror fans know that some of the best films in the genre were never box office hits. In fact, independent artists out there are now creating your favourite new thing right this minute, and they probably need a little help with funding. Take a look at these new horror projects and toss them some coin if you can!
Religion may not be everyone’s bag, but there’s no denying the horror genre’s fascination with its themes and imagery. Scared Sacred brings together film critics, writers, and historians to examine the affect religion has on popular culture by dissecting particular horror movies and their connection to world religions, idolatry and worship. Back the project and get your hands on a limited edition first pressing of the book, which boasts a foreword from Hellraiser’s Doug Bradley.
In Search of Darkness
CreatorVC Studios believes that the 80s were the most iconic era in horror, and they’re putting together a documentary to prove it. With contributions from legends such as Sean S. Cunningham, Adrienne Barbeau, and Jeffrey Combs, In Search of Darkness will explore poster art, socio-political themes, iconic characters, and much more. The first goal has already been reached, but additional contributions will allow the creators to go deeper, with 3 hours of bonus material.
Our Final Halloween
It’s October 31st 1984, and five kids have woken up in an abandoned house. Covered in blood, they have no memory of how they got there. Follow them through this 35-page digital comic as they piece together clues, and attempt to escape this strange and threatening situation. Will they make it, or will this be their final Halloween?
A group of young Canadian filmmakers are pledging their love for 80s B-movies with their short film, Rough Love. Nice-guy Alex is stoked to finally get a girlfriend, a stereotypically hot cheerleader named Jessica. But their honeymoon period gets bloody when her ex-boyfriend goes on a jealousy-fueled murder rampage. Will Alex be able to defeat him and save the woman he loves?
Death of the Horror Anthology
Tis the season for turning yourself into a blanket burrito, and reading scary stories. So, you’ll probably want to pick up some new reading material, like Death of the Horror Anthology. This 176-page collection centers around tales of inner demons, from the minds and hands of over twenty talented comic writers.