Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Monday, January 30, 2012

The Bunyip Movie (PR)

The Bunyip Movie is a high-octane, micro-budget, creature-feature. Come and share the scare with us as we break new ground in crowd-sourced filmmaking!

Watch a message from the filmmakers:

What's the story?

When a team-building hike strays into the territory of an unknown Australian predator, this group of tech-savvy, thrill seeking city folk will discover that some legends have teeth...

Genre: Horror/Creature Feature
Shooting Location: Sydney & Blue Mountains, NSW Australia (see picture attached for one of our proposed shooting locations in NSW)
Length: 90mins

Miri Stone & Denby Weller. Miri is a kiwi filmmaker and Denby is from QLD, both are living in Sydney. They founded West Wind Digital in 2011 and have been working together as co-directors on short films, corporate videos and online video campaigns. This is their first feature film as co-directors.

What is Crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding is a new way for filmmakers and creative projects like ours to gain the financial resources and backing we need to make our projects happen through raising funds online. It a safe and effect way to gain the financial backing from family, friends and online fans in a time when financial resources are precious. Every pledge, no matter how big or small, will make a massive difference to our ability to make this film. People who pledge on the pozible site will ONLY be charged IF we reach our goal of $3K within the time frame.

Check out our campaign on http://bunyip.pozible.com/ - we're already half way there!

What is Crowdsoucing?

Crowdsourcing is a term to describe the process of working with your fans or audience to co-create your project. In the case of The Bunyip Movie, we are holding online auditions, hiring our production crew and even running an online design competition to have our fans and collaborators win a place as the creature designer on the film set.

How to get involved

Pledge support to our crowdfunding campaign: http://bunyip.pozible.com/ 

Twitter: @thebunyipmovie

Subscribe to the blog on www.thebunyipmovie.com for all the latest news, crew calls, online audition info and the official design-the-bunyip competition

Sunday, January 29, 2012

What Would You Like To Promote?

Got a new book coming out this week? Finishing some new artwork, or a photo shoot? Recording a new podcast, or posting some new reviews? Having a big sale, or making an appearance? Here is your chance to Promote Horror! Leave a comment and/or link here with whatever it is you would like to promote for the week of Jan. 29-Feb 4.

Friday, January 27, 2012

Zombie Resurrection

15 months after the zombie apocalypse, a group of survivors are forced to take refuge in an abandoned school, where they encounter a mysterious zombie with the power to bring the undead back to life.

It looks like Zombie Resurrection is going to be another great zombie movie, but they aren’t finished yet. They are currently in post-production, and they need your support. Please click on the pic, and help make this movie happen.

There are plenty of great perks for making a pledge to this campaign. Here are just a few:

-Exclusive Zombie Resurrection desktop wallpaper
-DVD (signed)
-Thank you Zombie Resurrection postcard from the directors / writers
-Name in the closing credits of the film as “Supported by…”
-Portrait session as a zombie, with Zombie Resurrection stills photographer Rob Luckins and make-up supervisor Heidi Clarke (in Hampshire, UK - travel and/or accommodation not provided)
-Personalised ringtone from Zombie Resurrection swearing connoisseur, Mac
-Name in the opening credits of the movie as an Executive Producer, including IMDb recognition

For more information on this film, please visit:

You can also find them on Twitter, and Facebook.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Gore Noir Magazine

Gore Noir is a magazine about horror culture including models, tattoos, artists, photographers, products, and musicians. GN is also a photography group working together to produce the most darkest/goriest black, white and blood red photos they can.

They aren’t kidding about the photography. PromoteHorror.com was given the opportunity to preview one of the issues, and the photos are awesome. They really put the “Gore” in Gore Noir Magazine. There are also plenty of terrific articles covering a wide array of topics. Mitch Rafter, Taryn Ortiz, and a great staff are working hard to make this the best magazine possible, so please show them your support.

To get a little taste of what they can do, check out the covers to their first 4 issues:

So if you are looking for a new magazine to read, get your subscription to Gore Noir Magazine today at:

If you want some more information on the magazine, or how you can be featured in it, please visit: 


You can also find them on Twitter, and Facebook.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Scary Story App

Scary Story Kit is an innovative iPhone App designed for scary story telling. It's focus is providing assistance for Scary Stories by enabling the user to create an eerie visual and audio atmosphere with dynamic lighting that reacts to the users voice.

Get this App now:

You can also visit the Facebook page.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012


A young man gains telepathy and hunts the planet for answers, discovering a corporate scheme at the source.

Polypore is a feature length film shot in Manhattan, Paris and Tokyo. Languages include English, Japanese, French, Turkish, Spanish and German.

To get more information on “Polypore,” please visit: 


Now check out some screenshots:

You can find more screenshots, and productions stills on their Facebook  page. 

And don't forget to follow them on Twitter

Today's DVD Releases

Here are some of the horror DVD releases for Jan. 24:

Monday, January 23, 2012


Jesse, diagnosed with an STD, confronts her cheating husband, but he's hungry, attacks her, and tries to eat her. She fights for her life, a battle that doesn’t end by killing him. This STD makes AIDS seem no worse than a runny nose. As the virus spreads, the world falls into the chaos of riots, murder, and cannibalism. The disease is incurable, but Jesse finds a way to live with it...in a very tasty way.  

Here are just a few of the great reviews this book is getting:

“De Cusack has crafted a horror journey that takes the reader through the horrific decline of a character who re-defines what we know of the zombie genre.
The reader is immediately drawn into a dark storyline that is mirrored by the dark futurism of her world - Blade Runner-world comparisons are certainly apt. The state of mind and emotional balance of our protagonist would make Philip K Dick smile from beyond the grave. It's a great journey and I'd encourage everyone to drop into it and enjoy it as I did. I'd like to think that we'll be seeing more stories from De Cusacks' universe.”

“New author Brandy De Cusack is one entertaining individual. Given her imagination, I have to say that she is not someone I would like to meet in a dark alley but if she keeps letting her mind run riot across the page then she is certainly going to be a writer to pay attention to in the future!

I love zombie stories but let's be honest, there is very little available that is truly original. Until now. De Cusack's take on the zombie tale is not exactly comfortable reading and I mean that in the most positive way possible. Her story of betrayed wife Jesse is a well crafted study in claustrophobic creepiness. It's one of those stories that compels you to turn the page, to read the next line, even though you know what is written there is going to make your skin crawl and certain unmentionable muscles tighten! That, in my opinion, is a skill to be admired. Tension. Only word good enough to describe what De Cusack creates. Add to the growing sense of terror and doom a well devised future world and we may be seeing what Blade Runner may have looked like had the replicants been sexually infected psychopaths...

A (skull) cracking read, an infectious style of writing, what more do you need to know? Give this story a go... if you're brave enough!”

'Incurable' is available on the Kindle (US)Kindle (UK), and Nook

To learn more about 'Incurable,' please visit:

Get to know author Brandy de Cusack:

Brandy de Cusack has been a Legal PA, a Diversity Advisory Officer and a Charity Worker.  Currently employed as a Quality Assurance/Contract Manager, she spends her days criticising her colleagues’ performance and fiddling statistics. 

A proud geek, Brandy spent her childhood engrossed in comic books and sci-fi movies.  She now spends her spare time engrossed in comic books and sci-fi movies and dressing up as comic and sci-fi characters to scare small children for charity.  Brandy can assemble an E11 blaster in under 20 minutes.  Blindfolded.

She lives in Birmingham, United Kingdom with her husband and a psychopathic cat called Pickle. She has no children that she’s aware of.

Her publishing credits include ‘Incurable’ - a dark warning to humanity from those that would eat them, and a number of role-related articles published in Charity magazines and websites. 

You can find Brandy on her blogTwitter, and Facebook.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Scary Tales is Set to Release in 2012 (PR)

SCARY TALES – New Horror Anthology in the Vein of CREEPSHOW is Set to Release in 2012

On behalf of X Posse Productions, we are excited to announce that the Official Facebook page for their upcoming horror thriller SCARY TALES. 

SCARY TALES is a unique horror anthology featuring five tales. When four friends reunite at a remote cabin, they share some campfire stories, but the line between fantasy and reality soon gets blurred and the unexplainable begins to occur.  There is something for every horror fan.  SCARY TALES features zombies, werewolves, demons, and the devil himself.  The twists and surprises that were seen in FAMILY SECRET, the last X Posse Production, are also in good supply in this new anthology. 

Written and Directed by Geno McGahee, SCARY TALES is a throwback to the 1970’s character driven horror films.  

SCARY TALES - Releasing in 2012
Starring: Leeann Aubuchon, Josh Tienson, Jaki Valensi-Lauper, Forris Day, JR., Tim Pieciak, Kate Lago, Charlotte Lewis, Brent Northup, Savanah Lee Gauthier
Directed by: Geno McGahee
Written by: Geno McGahee

What Would You Like To Promote?

Got a new book coming out this week? Finishing some new artwork, or a photo shoot? Recording a new podcast, or posting some new reviews? Having a big sale, or making an appearance? Here is your chance to Promote Horror! Leave a comment and/or link here with whatever it is you would like to promote for the week of Jan. 22-28.

Last week Craig Jones promoted his site www.craigjoneshorror.co.uk from which you can access all of his published work including his latest zombie novel 'Outbreak.’

William Cook also promoted his new book ‘Blood Related.’ You can find it at Amazon.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Skin Games: A Brutal Crime Drama

When a mafia princess falls for a two-bit hoodlum an unhappy don plays some rough games in order to separate the two lovers.

Sean O'Donnell is a man who always keeps his word, especially to a lady. His good-for-nothing old man left his mother flat. When she gets ill, Sean assures her that he will never be like his father; if he makes a promise he will keep it, no matter what the cost. When local mob boss Mario Torretta's daughter Nicole falls for Sean, the Don is not pleased, and makes it known that Sean is not good enough for his princess. However, Nicole is in love and begs Sean to stick by her. Once Sean gives his word, no amount of pressure from the Don will weaken his resolve. Sean will endure and persevere to keep his promise to Nicole, and to his mother.

“Skin Games” is a new release, and already getting great reviews like this one:

"SKIN GAMES is a study of friendship, love, and the power of true self-resolve. Pepper's realistic first-person narrative makes this a compulsive page-turner full of gritty-violence, seedy characters, and a satisfying conclusion that will leave you thirsting for more.

Similar to GOODFELLAS yet with its own voice, SKIN GAMES is a fine example of a self-published novel that's on par (or better) than anything in the crime/thriller genre coming from big house publishers. Mob fans DO NOT want to miss this."

“Skin Games” is now available at: 

To learn more about author Adam Pepper, please visit: 

You can also find him on Twitter and Facebook.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Trailer Thursday: Getting you ready for the weekend!

Here are some trailers to get you ready for this weekend’s horror movie release: Underworld Awakening

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

The Game

Divorcee, Phillip McKenzie has invented the most anticipated online game ever and millions of gamers wait on servers for connection.

Struggling with life with her recovering junkie mother, Phillip’s daughter Lisa uses virtual reality to lose herself. The arrival of free access to the game from her father, together with the visor needed to play, gives her another avenue for escape.

However something dark is lurking in the game, a living virus, and when Lisa's brother Timmy is pulled into the VR World, she must play to save him.

With time running out, Phillip battles to overcome the virus, while Lisa and a group of gamers fight to save Timmy’s life. But not all gamers want to play the good guy, and the living virus has its own allies...She's desperate to get out of the VR world and destroy the existence of Man for their betrayal many, many years ago.

You die in this game, you die for real.

This sounds like a book perfect for horror fans, and gamers. Check out just a few of the great reviews this book has been getting:

“The Game is a state-of-the-art thriller that I tore through in two sittings. It is, in equal turns, chilling, exhilarating and revealing.

Being a gamer myself, I really appreciated the amount of authentic detail Pletzers has sunk into the story. He has, without a doubt, captured the sweaty-palmed, feverish intensity of VR. Made the moral and emotional dilemmas more real than real.

The premise may be futuristic, but the gritty subculture is firmly rooted in the here and now.

Highly, highly recommended!”

“Lee Pletzers's novel, The Game I just finished reading Lee Pletzers's novel, The Game, the ultimate horror novel for gamers. Not only was it packed with virtual horror excitement, but also with characters' situations that felt real. We get inside the head of a junkie hooker, an underage girl being raped by her coke-head mom's boyfriend and her subsequent horror at her little brother's abduction by the nemesis, a woman not human, and her huge demon slave ready to beat anyone into the dust who goes against his master's wishes. I've never read a novel like this before, and I definitely recommend it. Buy it when it comes out (it's not yet released) and you won't be sorry!”

“I have read this entire book. You guys and gals should read The Game and more important BUY THIS BOOK!!!

I'm actually kind of envious that Lee was able to do a book where the characters are inside a game. He came up with a realistic way that... it could happen. It's really cool. Honestly, I couldn't be more enthusiastic about a new book. Usually I read novels that have been out for more than 20 years. This book ranks with some of the very best novels that I have ever read.

Please people support one of the unknown guys and make him known.

The Game is a book that deserves to get some wide attention.

And wouldn't it be cool to have a video game made from this book about people trapped inside a video game.

Talk about screwing with your mind.

Playing that would be wild.”

Like the review says, “Buy this book!” It is available on the: 

For more information on "The Game," and author Lee Pletzers, please visit:  

Also, follow Lee Pletzers on Twitter, "Like" "The Game" fan page on Facebook, and visit his Kindle Store.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

A Call For Help From "Scares That Care" (PR)

Once again PromoteHorror.com is calling on the horror community to help out a charity. Please read the following press release from “Scares That Care,” and do what you can to help support these families. At a minimum, please pass this promotion on to others, especially those who you can help this great charity! Thank you!

Scares That Care! Unites horror fans in 2012 to assist three families in need.

"Scares That Care!", an IRS approved 501(c)(3) charity, has designated a goal of raising $30,000 in 2012 to assist three families. "Scares That Care!" was originally founded to help sick children, but based on the support of the horror community has developed two additional programs to provide much needed support.

These two subsidiary programs - consisting of “Scares For Pairs,” where we help women fighting breast cancer, and the “I Helped Kane” program. This program provides assistance to children who have suffered serious burn injuries. We have partnered with horror icon Kane Hodder, to create this special program.

We have selected three families to assist in 2012, one for each program, We are hoping to raise $10,000 for each family.

Draven, who was born in July 2008 with hypo-plastic left heart syndrome – a severe heart defect where both chambers on the left side are under developed and do not pump blood. He needs a heart transplant, and your support for this brave little guy would be appreciated!

Madelyn, who has been battling Breast Cancer for the past two years. She is very brave in the face of her illness, but could still very much use your support.

Tripp and his father, who both suffered burns on over seventy percent of their bodies in a house fire. They have lost EVERYTHING on top of their horrific injuries, and ANY help for them is a blessing.

These families need our help - and the support of the horror community in general. Think about it...the financial and physical tolls they have endured have been tremendous.  Lets come together and try to ease their pain, if only slightly, and let's show them that we - as horror fans and human beings - CARE.

If you have a few minutes to spare please check out our online shop, and know that 100% of all donations and proceeds go towards helping these families.  You may choose which family you would like to help, or split your purchase between them all, that decision we leave to you.

Please also check out and "Like" our Facebook page for all the latest info on our Families, our Charity, contests,  and auctions!

Thank you and remember, every little bit helps!

“Scares That Care!” is a 501(c)(3) IRS approved nonprofit organization that provides money, toys, and other items to help sick children.  Founded by horror film director and retired police officer Joe Ripple, “Scares That Care!” is an all-volunteer organization, that utilizes the fan base of the horror, haunt, and Halloween genres to raise funds and awareness for those in need.

We are "Scares That Care!" and we Fight REAL Monsters!

For more information on “Scares That Care,” please visit: 

Today's DVD Releases!

Here are some of the horror DVD releases for Jan. 17:

Monday, January 16, 2012

DVD Cover Art Released For Treasure Chest of Horrors (PR)

DVD Cover art has been released for the upcoming TREASURE CHEST OF HORRORS anthology!

This NO BUDGET ANTHOLOGY, from Executive Producers James Cullen Bressack and Jarret Cohen at Psykik Junky Pictures and directors Doug Waugh and Shawn C. Phillips, will soon be available for pre-orders on Amazon and other leading retailers nationwide.

Join us on this wild horror anthology filled with zombies, vampires, serial killers, killer mannequins and pirates - starring cult film legend Lloyd Kaufman (Toxic Avenger) and Shawn C. Phillips (Don & Murph)!

Here is a little teaser trailer to keep you tided over until the release:

Here is the IMDB:

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Theater of Derange (PR)

From Executive Producers James Cullen Bressack and Jarret Cohen at Psykik Junky Pictures comes the newest horror anthology starring horror film icon Shawn C. Phillips and adult-film sensations Sophie Dee and Veronica Ricci: THEATRE OF THE DERANGED! (Theater of Derange)

Join Andy the Arsonist as he shares five of his favorite short horror films in all their demented glory. The collection features never-before seen films by popular indie horror writer/directors James Cullen Bressack, Shawn C. Phillips, Liz Gilbert, Brian Dorton, and Creep Creepersin.

The Film was Just Picked up for WORLD WIDE distribution by the company WORLD WIDE MULTI MEDIA and comes out on DVD in 2012.

Here is a little teaser trailer to keep you tided over until the release:

Here is the IMDB:

What Would You Like To Promote?

Got a new book coming out this week? Finishing some new artwork, or a photo shoot? Recording a new podcast, or posting some new reviews? Having a big sale, or making an appearance? Here is your chance to Promote Horror! Leave a comment and/or link here with whatever it is you would like to promote for the week of Jan. 15-21.

Last week @mc_Janine promoted her book, “Helens-of-Troy, which can be found on Amazon

Friday, January 13, 2012

Zombie Hunter- DVD Release

A few months ago, PromoteHorror.com promoted “Zombie Hunter,” and the funding campaign for the DVD release. I’m happy to let everyone know that “Zombie Hunter” has just been released! Check out the trailer, and some information about the DVD below!

Get ready to hunt down some undead rottin' brain eaters with Nathan Greene, a self-acclaimed, self-certified, and professional zombie hunter. Follow Nathan as he ventures deep into infested locations, investigates leads, and exploits equipment designed to guarantee survival.

Zombie Hunting isn't just for survival, it's for sport!

The Zombie Hunter DVD features all of the Zombie Hunter episodes in a smooth, simple and easy-to-use seamless session of back-to-back entertainment, plus an exclusive DVD only episode. Of course, what sort of DVD would be complete without director commentary, blooper reels, and other behind the scene goodness? Folks, this DVD is packed with hours of solid entertainment for those that have a hankering for some redneck/zombie humor. 

Get your copy of "Zombie Hunter" today at:

For more information, please visit:

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Solid Venom

Solid Venom is a thrilling new vampire saga bringing the father of all vampires back to the screen - Dracula.

The story is set in the present day following a young Detective as he tries to solve on-going murder case with the help of his partner Sergeant Lowe.
But the case isn't all what it seems as Detective Richards slowly begins to find out.

Confronting his Sergeant with shocking evidence, Richards eyes are opened to the world of Angels and Demons, dragging them both into the war that exists between Heaven and Hell with life changing consequences.

As the case unfolds they are helped by others who are also caught up in the war, but is it enough to stop the Prince of Darkness returning bringing with him the end of the world?

Let’s all help bring back Dracula by clicking on the pic, and supporting this campaign!

There are several great rewards for making a pledge to this campaign such as:

-A signed copy of the DVD/BluRay with a special message of thanks
-Signed photographs/stills
-Signed script
-Co-producer credit
-IMDB credit

-A named victim (need photograph we could use) in the series.

For more information on “Solid Venom,” please visit: 

You can also find them on: 

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Necronos-Release + 2 New Promo Pics (PR)

Two brand new promo pics has been released as a taster for German filmmaker Marc Rohnstock's very raunchy NECRONOS. After venturing a couple of European film festivals in 2011 such as Weekend of Fear and Indigo Film Fest in Germany and BUT (B-Movie Underground and Trash) Film Festival in Holland, it finally went out on DVD although so far only in the German speaking countries via the DVD label Laser Paradise which is widely known for releasing unrated and uncensored films that no other labels in Germany dare touch.

Written and directed by Marc Rohnstock while produced by Lars Rohnstock, they surround themselves with an impressing cast presenting the top of the crop in European Independent Horror Cinema: Manoush, Timo Fuchs, Thomas Sender, Mario Zimmerschitt, Thomas Kercmar, Tanja Karius, Timo Rose, Marcel Walz, Kim Sønderholm, Timo Fuchs, Annika Strauss, Chris Vazquez, Nadine Trautwein, Andreas Schnaas, Jochen Taubert, Martin Hentschel, Andreas Pape, Rod Usher, hardcore porn star Luna B. and many, many others.

Synopsis: Necronos, one of the mightiest minions of the devil himself has come to earth to create an invincible army of the undead under leadership of barbaric demons, called Berzerkers. To achieve his goal Necronos needs numerous often very macabre and difficult to come by ingredients. So Satan sends him two assistants to achieve his goal – Goran, a Blood Demon and footman loyal to Necronos as well as The Mighty Witch to locate the chosen one – a virgin witch.

You can secure your copy of the film here: www.amazon.de/dp/B0068DVXC2/ 

NECRONOS is currently in the midst of conquering the rest of the world and can hopefully be found available in other markets as well.
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