Michael helped produce “Basophobia” for the 15 Second Horror Film Challenge

Basophobia Dir. by Eric Elick Writing, directing, cinematpgraphy, score/sound by Eric Elick co-produced / edited / VFX by Michael J. Epstein Starring Harley Neville Makeup and awesomeness by Roxanne Bordeaux Can you scare us in 15 seconds? The 15 Second Horror Film Challenge is a not-for-profit international contest which celebrity judges rank Top 10, …

Blood of the Tribades wins Best Retro Feature at Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival on Monday, November 7th at Eastern Hills Cinema in Williamsville, New York (Sophia and Michael will be in attendance!)

Blood of the Tribades Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival November 4-13, 2016 Eastern Hills Cinema in Williamsville, New York Sophia and Michael will be in attendance! Monday, Nov. 7th at 9 pm Ticket Information We’re a festival highlight on Buffalo News! Coverage on Dread Central – Coverage on Daily Public     Full Monday …

Blood of the Tribades wins Best Feature (overall) at Imaginarium Convention Film Festival 2016!

Blood of the Tribades won Best Feature (overall) at Imaginarium Convention! 2016 Imaginarium Convention – Imaginarium Convention Below is a complete list of Film Festival and Imadjinn Award winners for Imaginarium 2016. We extend our gratitude to all who participated this year and we look forward to spotlighting many more …

(NSFW) Grindsploitation 2: The Lost Reels w/exclusive Blood of the Tribades trailer – distributed by Troma and 30 VHS limited edition by SRS Cinema

Grindsploitation 2: The Lost Reels: “The film you never asked for and nobody wanted!” Blood of the Tribades actually started out as a short film for the sequel to Grindsploitation, Grindsploitation 2: The Lost Reels – an anthology of modern trash made to mimic the style of, well, 1970s and 1980s trash. It’s …

We love Phantasm and made a little interview film! The Existential Dread and Friendship of Phantasm

Huge thanks to Without Your Head for sending us to the press day for the Phantasm remaster / Phantasm: Ravager releases. We love the movies so much and wanted to try and discuss some of the themes and the arcs of the Phantasm series, as well as how Ravager is …

Blood of the Tribades at Scare-A-Con on Saturday 10/1

Blood of the Tribades at Scare-A-Con, Turning Stone, NY Saturday Oct 1, 2016 @ 11:00 AM Screening Information – Tickets   THE HORROR/POP CULTURE PARTY OF THE YEAR! “…a love letter to offbeat lesbian vampire films that offers powerful discourse on self-identity, feminism, and the violence wrought from religious dogma. Immersive, elegantly photographed, …

The Filmmaking Fool 9/26 Roundup: Jim McDonough, frame resolution, basics of electricity, and entering the world of filmmaking

I’ve been hard at work over on my filmmaking tips site, The Filmmaking Fool. Here’s what we’ve covered recently: An interview with Jim McDonough of Friday Night Films. How did Jim get started making films? As the filmmaking fool, I love sharing my experiences diving into the filmmaking world. I …

Magnetic available for DVD pre-order (currently streaming) – Nov. 22 release

Magnetic will be released on DVD by Wild Eye Releasing on November 22, 2016. Pre-order now! On December 31st, the Earth will be destroyed. Everything you know will become nothing. In this sci-fi, thriller. one woman holds the key to saving the planet, if she could only decipher the secret …

60 Seconds to Die Anthology Trailer

The official trailer for 60 Seconds to Die is here (film release coming soon)! The anthology features two short films that we worked on. We wrote and directed (and Sophia stars in) doppelgänger and I worked crew and Sophia was cast on ZoSo, which was filmed during the filming of Planchette. I also …

Sophia and Michael interview John Sox for The Return of the Living Dead blu ray bonus featurette

Sophia and Michael had the pleasure of interviewing John Sox (of The F.U.’s and Straw Dogs) last year for The Return of the Living Dead collector’s edition blu ray bonus featurette Party Time! The Music of Return of the Living Dead. The Straw Dogs song “Young, Fast Iranians” appears in the …