The American Film Market, the world’s largest motion picture business event, takes place this year from November 1st through the 8th. Devilworks, a film company that specializes in horror, sent out this press release today detailing their offerings which will be shown at this year’s AFM.
This year they’ve got a psychological thriller called Restraint, a supernatural horror tape called The Hollow Child, something for the monster fans called Nereus, a sci-fi thriller named Incontrol (not a typo), and acquisitions Cut Shoot Kill, Population Zero and Red Christmas.
Dana Ashbrook, fresh from his return as Bobby Briggs on Showtime’s Twin Peaks, stars in Restraint. From Adam Cushman, comes a psychological thriller about a disturbed young woman, who plunges into a darkness after becoming unexpectedly pregnant, becoming a threat to her family and herself. Amelia Yokel and Jake Borowski produced.
The film picked up Best Feature at Rhode Island film festival, who hosted the world premiere, and Best Director at Downtown LA festival.
Jeremy Lutter’s supernatural horror treat The Hollow Child stars Jessica McLeod (Deathnote) and Hannah Cheramy (“Van Helsing”). Film tells the story of Samantha, a young teen who must fight to save her younger sister, after she was captured by highly intelligent and supernatural creatures living in the woods. Devilworks will hold a Market Premier Screening on Sun 5th Nov 11:30am (ArcLight – 2).
Georges Padey’s debut Nereus tells of a young girl who is attacked by an unearthly creature in her friend’s swimming pool. Later, she discovers that anyone who comes into contact with the water is in danger and she is driven to confront the mystical and malevolent creature lurking in the depths.
Incontrol, from the creators of Still/Born,is a sci-fi thriller starring Levi Meadan (Pacific Rim: Uprising) and Rory J. Saper (Legend of Tarzan). The film’s market premiere will be held Sat 4th Nov 3:30pm (AMC Santa Monica – 2).
Other films repped by Devilworks at this year’s festival include Cut Shoot Kill, which Freestyle has acquired for domestic release, Jordi Mollà starrer The Man Who Was Thursday, Frightfest thriller Population Zero, and Dee Wallace horror hit Red Christmas, being shopped internationally.
Look for all these movies at Devilworks’ booth inside AFM, in Office #736. The American Film Market starts November 1 in Santa Monica.