Special Guest: Daniel Myrick
Daniel Myrick is an American film director most famous for horror films, especially for co-directing and writing the 1999 psychological horror The Blair Witch Project with Eduardo Sánchez, for which they won the Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award.
Myrick is busy completing his new film SKYMAN. SKYMAN documents the story of Carl Merryweather who believes he experienced an alien encounter at 10-years-old and is now trying to reconnect with the UFO at the same location.
Join us as we showcase Myrick's work and explores his perspective of filmmaking.
TRAILBLAZER HONOREE: Chelsea Stardust
Join us as we celebrate our 3rd Annual Trailblazer Award honoring Director, Chelsea Stardust with a special screening of her feature film, SATANIC PANIC.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:
After high school, Chelsea attended Ohio University's Honors Tutorial College School of Film program where she focused on Directing. Upon graduating, Chelsea moved to sunny Los Angeles to pursue her filmmaking dreams. After working for comedy legends Ivan Reitman and Judd Apatow, Chelsea found her horror home at Blumhouse Productions (Paranormal Activity, Insidious, Sinister, The Purge, Get Out, Split, Us) where she served as the executive assistant to Jason Blum for several years.
Since leaving her post at Blumhouse Productions, Chelsea started directing full time. Her first short film, Where Are You? was part of the 2016 Etheria World Tour and was also featured on Nerdist’s SHORT ENDS on Alpha. Chelsea also released four short films on Crypt TV, Slay Per View, Marco Polo, Project Hope, Under The Bed, two of which have exceeded over 1M views.
She recently directed a horror/musical/comedy for the stage titled Slashed! The Musical for the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival, which was nominated for Best Musical, Screamiest Show and won the Encore Award. She also directed the holiday-horror radio play Christmas Eve for Earbud Theater, which was released in December 2017 to rave review.
Chelsea’s first feature film, the science fiction thriller All That We Destroy, was part of the Blumhouse series Into The Dark is currently available on Hulu. Her second feature film, the horror-comedy Satanic Panic, written by novelist Grady Hendrix and produced by Fangoria, releases nationwide theatrically, on VOD and digital HD on September 6th, 2019.
ABOUT THE FILM:
A pizza delivery girl at the end of her financial rope has to fight for her life - and her tips - when her last order of the night turns out to be high society Satanists in need of a virgin sacrifice.
STARRING: Rebecca Romijn, Arden Myrin, Jerry O’Connell, Hayley Griffith, Ruby Modine, AJ Bowen, Jeff Daniel Phillips, Jordan Ladd, Michael Polish, Skeeta Jenkins, Hannah Stocking, Whitney Moore