Charlotte Thriller ‘Fare’ Premiering at Newport Beach Film Festival

Filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina, the independent thriller Fare will have its world premiere screening this month at the Newport Beach Film Festival.  Fare takes place entirely inside a taxi cab, where the main character, the driver, goes about his day, until an unexpected passenger changes everything and the evening takes a dark turn. Bad Theology Pictures is excited to announce the world premiere of Thomas Torrey’s Fare. The tense thriller will screen for the first time at the 17th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival, at 8:30pm on Tuesday, April…

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Asheville 48 Hour Film Project Registration Now Open

Registration is now open in Asheville, North Carolina for the annual 48 Hour Film Project, where interested filmmakers from all over the Asheville area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against entries from around the world at Filmapalooza 2017 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2017 Court Métrage. Registration officially opened today, and you can register now online here. The early bird entry fee of…

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‘Honeyspider’ Wins Best Horror Film At Mad Monster Party

'Honeyspider' writer Kenny Caperton accepted the Best Horror award at the Mad Monster Party Film Festival in Charlotte, North Carolina, March 27-29, 2015. (photo by Matt Artz for

Filmed in and around Hillsborough, North Carolina, the Halloween themed independent movie Honeyspider was awarded the top prize of “Best Horror” at the Mad Monster Party Film Festival this past weekend in Charlotte. The 4th Annual Mad Monster Party horror and pop culture convention returned to Charlotte, North Carolina March 27-29 with another killer lineup of genre favorites, including Batman and Robin icons Adam West and Burt Ward, as well as Tobin Bell (Saw), Danny Trejo (Machete), Gunnar Hansen (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre), and many more.

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‘Dark Awakening’ Premiering at Cannes Film Market

'Dark Awakening', filmed in Graham and Yanceyville, North Carolina

Filmed in Graham and Yanceyville, North Carolina and set in the fictional town of Cedar Rock Falls, North Carolina, the horror thriller Dark Awakening will have its world premiere screening this weekend at the prestigious Cannes Film Market in France. You can view two official trailers below, and then scroll down to read the full press release and check out the teaser poster!

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NC Actress Candace Blanchard Breaks Her ‘Curfew’ [Interview]

Candace Blanchard stars in 'Curfew', filmed in Gastonia, North Carolina.

Curfew is the latest independent feature film from The INDEE, based in Gastonia, North Carolina. Filmed in Gastonia, it is the story of a woman who learns the hard way that no one should ever stay out past their curfew. We recently caught up with Curfew lead actress and North Carolina native Candace Blanchard to discuss making the film, the ongoing crowd funding campaign to help secure distribution, and the physical and emotional demands of her role. Read on for our full interview with Charlotte, North Carolina actress Candace Blanchard!

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NC Indie ‘Disengaged’ Announces Fundraising Campaign

'Disengaged', filmed in Wake Forest, North Carolina - poster

Cinema Fuel Productions, the team that produced the award-winning horror comedy Foodie, has announced a crowdfunding campaign to help finish their latest short film, Disengaged, shot in Wake Forest, North Carolina and directed by Christopher G. Moore, hoping to raise $3,500 to pay for special effects, festival entry fees, music score, and other post-production work. Disengaged is the story of Wendy Pickett, a woman in a small, suburban neighborhood who finds herself tasked with an unpleasant duty after a strange apocalyptic event leaves everyone in a daze. The film is based…

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