Review Excerpt from Starburst issue 446!
"A number of filmmakers have already begun making themselves knwon on the festival circuit and it's easy to see why. There's such a high standard within the various shorts that picking out a few favourites is difficult. Among the standout moments are Doppelganger, directed by Sophia Cacciola and Michael J. Epstein, the pair behind the notorious homage to the European sexy vampire trend of the seventies Blood of the Tribades. Sophia herself depicts the paranoid woman addressing her mirror, accusing her reflection of making her do things and laughing at her. The giggle that echoes at the end of this micro-segment is hauntingly chilling.
60 Seconds to Die is a non-stop, heart-pounding, horror anthology, uniting the most amazing new filmmakers from across the globe to create a new dimension in terror. Modern Day Video Grindhouse, in the style of the most shocking and gritty movies of the 70’s, 60 Seconds to Die will grind you up and spit you out. Thrill to tales of bizarre and heinous crimes, many of which are too real to believe, but believe you should, as these graphic depictions of death and murder are based on real life occurrences. 60 Seconds to Die is the new face of horror, bringing together a collective vision of modern horror to light the fuel for a nightmarish bonfire.
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 scored doppelgänger and Planchette