Jay Kay sits down and speaks with “The Gracefield Incident” Filmmaker Mathieu Ratthe about his first feature film and a variety aspects surrounding this found footage thriller focusing on a group of close friends who during a getaway to the woods, comes into contact with an alien item that turns the friends into hunted prey by a mysterious creature. Ratthe talks pre-production, POV influence, the true monster of the film and a connecting fear and sense of dread for “The FDTC Network.”
      This week FDTC writer had a chance to do a quick chat with filmmaker and curator of the Days of the Dead 48 Hour Film Festival, Jason Hoover.  
      This week FDTC writer Adam Holtzapfel had a chance to chat with character actor and host of Days of the Dead Chaostume Showdown, Larry Lutze.  
      Jay Kay of “From Dusk Till Con” sits down and talks with filmmaker Tommy Stovall about his latest film “Aaron’s Blood”. This dark drama with a blend of thick horror and tension has received critical acclaim for the conflict, themes, reality and performances that add a different vision to the sub-genre of vampire storytelling.  
      Reviewed here on “From Dusk Till Con”, “The Transfiguration” is a unique and dark tale surrounding a boy named Milo whose belief in being vampire bleeds into a reality of love, the danger of the neighborhood around him and the immersion into the obsession to survive. A complete film by many standards, it features a talented cast as well as smart lighting and cinematography. An unflinching build of violence set on a rich score, growing dread and a narrative that pays homage as well as finds its own way through the shadows in this coming of age tale. Written and directed by Michael O’Shea, Jay Kay talks with O’Shea about this “horror portrait” which has received acclaim and praise for its darkness, reality and connection with the viewers on different levels.  
      21 Days gave me an eternity of fear
      Currently streaming on SHUDDER.com is the latest short film by rising horror storyteller L Gustavo Cooper entitled THE HOME. Taking place in the middle of a snow storm within the walls of castle that houses women who have become pregnant. A darkness rises inside as a creature is coming… Why is it coming or for whom on holy ground? Within this tense mystery, lies a morale lesson and stain that has called this monster. Jay Kay spoke with the filmmaker Cooper and co-writer Peter Cilella about the short film, successful film festival run, location scouting, growth of an idea and why a crafted score can cause chills for FROM DUSK TILL CON this week!  
      This week FDTC writer Adam Holtzapfel had a chance to chat with Brian Williams about the upcoming Bandit Motion Pictures feature, Space Babes From Outer Space.