January 28, 2016
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Entertainment Weekly Debuts First Images from Fessenden’s Wendigo Book SUDDEN STORM

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From Entertainment Weekly:

The Wendigo has some way to go before it joins the likes of Dracula and Frankenstein in the Monster Hall of Fame. But horror director Larry Fessenden clearly feels there is plenty of terror to be mined from this terrifying creature, which derives from Native American mythology and has been depicted in a variety of ways over the years. The filmmaker has directed two movies directly inspired by the beast (2001’s Wendigo and 2006’s The Last Winter) as well as an episode of the NBC horror anthology show Fear Itself starring Doug Jones as a man who develops a taste for human flesh — a recurring theme in tales about the creature.

Fessenden’s latest project to concern the legend is a collection of essays and other materials called Sudden Storm: A Wendigo Reader, which the filmmaker has curated and will be published by Fiddleblack on Feb. 16 (the book is now available to preorder from the publisher’s website). Deliberately broad in scope, the chapters range from one penned by President Theodore Roosevelt, in which he recounts a “goblin story” he was once told by an old hunter, to a consideration of the creature’s appearances on the small screen by horror expert Samuel Zimmerman. Sudden Storm also boast illustrations from Gary PullinIsabel Samaris, and renowned poster artist Graham Humphries. “We discuss it in terms of folkloria, in terms of crypto-zoology, but then we talk about it in movies and TV,” reveals Fessenden. “There’s a lot to chew on, if I can use the expression.”

Above, you can exclusively see artist Hugo Silva’s depiction of the Wendigo — which decorates the cover of Sudden Storm — while, below, you can see Isabel Samaras’ illustration of the creature.

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January 1, 2014
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BIRTH OF THE LIVING DEAD One of FEARnet’s Top Horror Posters of 2013

From FEARnet.com:

“One of the most enjoyable aspects of Rob Kuhns’ documentary Birth of the Living Dead was a handful of animated sequences from artist “Ghoulish” Gary Pullin, who also whipped up the poster art for the film. Pullin is one of the best in the world when it comes to horror art, and this particular poster was perhaps the most stunning one we saw in 2013. A true piece of art, in every sense of the word.”

Check out the full list at FEARnet.com.

December 3, 2013
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BOTLD one of Best Horror Movie Posters of 2013

Congrats to Gary Pullin for the fine company he keeps in this thoughtful and badass selection of the year’s coolest genre posters. Glad to see one-sheets for The Sacrament and You’re Next in there among many other fine graphic specimens. See all the posters at ShockTillYouDrop.com.

August 13, 2013
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New Doc BIRTH OF THE LIVING DEAD Explores the Impact of the Ground-Breaking Horror Film NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD

From the official press release:
First Run Features and Glass Eye Pix present
a documentary by Rob Kuhns

Opens November 6 in New York at IFC Center
1968. PEACE. LOVE. AND THE UNDEAD.
“It’s taken me 45 years to stop biting my fingernails after first seeing Night of the Living Dead. Having just watched Rob Kuhns’ mesmerizing documentary about that classic horror story I finally understand why I was not only scared out of my wits, but was simultaneously watching a cinematic breakthrough and cultural   Continue Reading »