• Features dozens of detailed interviews with directors, producers, F/X pros, and more • Horror movies get better distribution deals—so they’re great for independent filmmakers • Entertaining and informative, packed with insightful and sometimes hilarious anecdotes. Everyone who’s ever longed to make their very own horror movie needs a copy of Splatter Flicks, a comprehensive guide that shows aspiring filmmakers exactly how today’s most successful creators of horror finance, produce, and market their films. Interviews with the creative geniuses behind such low-budget moneymakers as Dead Serious, Till Death Do Us Part, Scarecrow, and many others reveal such dark secrets as how to make a movie for $ 2,000, how to get the best shrieks from scream queens, how to capture fear on film, how to make the perfect monster...the list goes on and on—it won’t stop—make it stop—aaaaaahhhhhhh!!!!!! Yes, Splatter Flicks is horrifying...in a good way.
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