Fessenden sits with Sam Zimmerman and hand-picks a variety of scary flicks from Shudder’s collection.
Similar to the famed Sundance Labs that have helped foster the careers of such future A-list filmmakers as Quentin Tarantino and Cary Fukunaga, Shudder Labs — which held its inaugural edition earlier this month — invites a group of select filmmakers to attend a week-long retreat with established industry names to take their works-in-progress to the next level. The difference? Shudder Labs focuses its mentorship efforts on filmmakers working in the horror genre, providing them with the guidance of such genre vets as writer/director Larry Fessenden (Wendigo, The Last Winter), Snowfort Pictures CEO Travis Stevens and Lindsay Peters, Industry Director of the genre-centric Fantasia Film Festival and Director of the Frontières International Co-Production Market.
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Back in February, we told you about Shudder Labs, a new program from the horror-specific streaming service—which is still quite new itself, having launched last summer—designed to help up-and-coming horror filmmakers launch their careers by introducing them to mentors with experience serving in the horror trenches. Since then, the Masters-In-Residence for the program have been announced—Habit director and ubiquitous indie-horror actor Larry Fessenden, The Boy writer Clay McLeod Chapman, Darling producer Jenn Wexler, SFX artists Josh and Sierra Russell, and more—but we’ve yet to hear about the lucky fellows themselves.
Glass Eye flix are well represented on the fantastic streaming service “Shudder”, curated by Glass Eye pals Sam Zimmerman and Colin Geddes.
Read all about it in this enthusiastic article from Tech Hive
The horror-movie streaming service Shudder serves up phantasmic scare fare
If you love quality horror films, this streaming service is worth the price of admission.
Last month Shudder, the horror streaming video service backed by AMC Networks, launched Shudder Labs, an intimate and immersive workshop for aspiring genre filmmakers; and at that time the deadline for registration was March 30th. However, the date has now been extended, and along with more info on that, we have news about the Labs’ first Masters-in-Residence and workshop leaders, which include the great Larry Fessenden!