Category Archives: Leisure

A Day With George Romero (Rare Photos)

by The Walrus on July 17, 2017, no comments

One of the joys of working for “early” Cinemax was that the powers that be left the channel alone. Programming would come up with festivals and “packages” and producers like myself could put together fun, under-the-radar stunts to help market them… I was known as “the horror guy” so when Programming created a George Romero […]

Director Shawn Burkett’s “DON’T F*CK IN THE WOODS” sees worldwide distro in 2018, exclusive “BETSY” trailer premiere

by The Walrus on July 17, 2017, no comments

Shawn Burkett’s DON’T F*CK IN THE WOODS made a gruesome round on the film fest circuit, scoring a premiere with FearNYC back in October 2016. Due to its successful run, many companies were grappling at the chance to release the project on a worldwide basis, with Gravitas Ventures/Cyfuno Ventures to come out on top of the pack. […]

Grayson Whitehurst’s “THERE’S SOMEONE IN THE HOUSE” interactive POV horror experience (Interview)

by The Walrus on July 13, 2017, no comments

NYU Tisch student, filmmaker, and junior strategist Grayson Whitehurst has been hard at work developing an entirely original home security spec spot. He directed and edited THERE’S SOMETHING IN THE HOUSE, which is a series of interactive POV videos that enable the viewer to choose an escape route. The informative, yet dark approach for awareness of […]

[GIVEAWAY] Jonathan Maberry and George A. Romero conjure up “NIGHTS OF THE LIVING DEAD” anthology

by The Walrus on July 11, 2017, no comments

Horror heads, feast your eyes on this gory new release! George A. Romero, the undeniable master of the living dead, was summoned by author Jonathan Maberry to collaborate on an anthology book. The construction of the publication includes all original stories written by various authors that are all based on the NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD film. Each […]

Women in Horror Film Festival announces lurid lineup of guests, screenings coming to GA this September!

by The Walrus on July 7, 2017, no comments

The Women in Horror Film Festival is in its first year of life and is quickly becoming a very desirable fest for women-led horror projects. Submissions opened January 1st and there’s still a few days left to get your film in! The door closes July 15th, so don’t sleep. Get those projects submitted! The festival is set […]

Waxwork Comics fires up new music/comic mashup with “HOUSE OF WAXWORK Issue #1”

by The Walrus on July 7, 2017, no comments

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know that Waxwork Records has been hard at work with their classic horror movie soundtrack releases over the past few years. The soundtracks are remastered and have all-new artwork by Justin Erickson of Phantom City Creative, which breathes new life into them in a mind-blowing way. Fast forward to […]