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Released November 18th
Bloody Frickin Mary! You watched the bloody wild ride at the Spooky Film Fest in October, now hear from the filmmakers Chad Hendricks and Synthia Roy live on the festival floor. Al Omega does his best to stay out of their way while they recant the behind the scene stories, and why we need more horror films that just don't give a damn.
Released November 13th
Spooky Empire After Dark rolls on. Today Al Omega sits down with Writer and Director Lou Simon and lead actress Diana Garle to talk about 9 Windows.
If you listened to our late September show featuring Lou and Diana you'll find new and interesting tidbits regarding 9 Windows. Now that we're LIVE from Spooky Empire we do not hold back. Pull up a seat and enjoy.
Released October 25th
Welcome to Spooky Empire After Dark! Buckle up because we have a slew of amazing LIVE recorded shows fresh off the blood-stained floors of the Orange County Convention Center.
Today's guest is none other than festival special guest of honor Thomas J. Churchill is an award-winning writer, director, and producer who regularly obtains distribution from all manner of streamers, networks, and studios.
The show is less Al Omega asking questions and more of Mr. Churchill providing a masterclass in filmmaking. Enjoy!
Released October 25th
Tracy Meyer - Generation Annihilation YA Novel Discussion
Tonight we welcome Tracy Hewitt Meyer to the podcast! Tracy released Generation Annihilation a YA novel that revolves around a seventeen year old teenager who experiences trauma and flees to his family's cabin in the small town of Blackthorn Peak. The streets are deserted, there is no sign of life, and at the end of Main Street is the creepiest abandoned building he’s ever seen: Blackthorn Peak Lunatic Asylum.
Released October 25th
Eye Catcher Short Film | Spooky Empire Film Festival Series
This is our last show before all you crazy people embark for Spooky Empire this weekend, but not the last show of the series! Today we change gears and discuss a short film called Eye Catcher that is guaranteed to be an audience favorite. Jeremy Shipp stops by the podcast to talk about the year's-long work it took to make Eye Catcher and his plans for a feature film treatment.
And believe us when we say you'll want to pay attention to every single frame.
Released October 19th
Robotica Destructiva Feature | Spooky Empire Film Festival Series
As we draw ever close to Spooky Empire we bring you another inside look at one of the accepted featured films you can sink your robotic teeth into. Today we host Sam Gaffin, writer and director behind Robotica Destructiva, an animated sc-fi adventure that's bound to your inner gears in motion!
Be there October 27th - 29th Hyatt Regency, Orlando, FL.
Released October 14th
Bloody Frickin Mary | Spooky Empire Film Festival Series
Today we bring you Bloody Frickin Mary, a horror comedy represented by writer and director Chad Hendricks. This film was a blast and we think the fest goers at Spooky are in for a treat. You can catch Chad in person at Spooky. Bloody Frickin Mary is screening Saturday night at 12:45AM, capping off the Horror Comedy Evening).
Released September 28th
Tales from the Book of Kurbis | Spooky Empire Film Festival Series
Welcome back horror fans! Part two of our Spooky Empire Film Festival series brings Ryan Sheets and Janae Muchmore on board to discuss their horror anthology film Tales From the Book of Kurbis. You can catch Ryan and Janae's latest horrific effort on Friday October 27th (opening night!) at the Orange County Convention Center.
Released September 17th
The Filmmakers Behind Santastein | Spooky Empire Film Festival Series |
Welcome horror fans! Today on the Grim and Bloody Podcast we bring you the filmmakers behind holiday horror film Santastein. This is part one of the Spooky Empire Film Festival series where we have the privilege and honor of interviewing filmmakers accepted into the film festival happening October 27th - 29th, at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando Florida.