Horror Films: How to Make Your Indie Films Terrifying.
Making scary independent horror films in the current marketplace is difficult to say the least. Today’s sophisticated audiences are getting harder and harder to scare everyday.
When many filmmakers start out they make a film in the horror genre. It worked for famed filmmakers like Guillermo del Toro, Sam Raimi, George Romero, James Wan, John Carpenter, Wes Craven, Roman Polanski, David Cronenberg and Alfred Hitchcock just to name a few.
On this week’s episode I’m join by the aficionado of horror films Edwin Pagan from LatinHorror.com. We discuss what it takes to make terrifying horror films, the difference between Latino horror films versus Korean or American horror films and what is truly terrifying.
We also packed this scary episode with indie filmmaking tips on the do’s and don’ts of indie horror filmmaking, adventures of a working cinematographer in New York City and what it really takes to scare the hell out of your audience.
Don’t listen to episode alone. Happy Halloween and be safe everyone!
LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE.
- Edwin Pagan Official Site
- The Talisman Trailer
- NALIP: National Association of Latino Independent Producers
- Guillermo del Toro Cabinet of Curiosities: My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions
- FreeFilmBook.com (Your FREE Audio Book)
- Six Secrets to get into Film Festivals for FREE!
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