Fear of-episode Agraphobia:
Fear of Sexual Harassment - in a few words, what is it about, and what can
you tell us about your character in it?
Nina Thompson is a woman that has climbed her way to the top of the corporate
world. She is a successful woman, that has had to fight to get where she is and
that has made her an angry, aggressive person. Nina is put into a situation
where all her survival abilities will be put to the ultimate test.
To what extent
could you identify with your character, and what did you
draw upon to bring her to life?
Nina and I are both assertive, driven people that push ourselves. I think we
are both strong people that rise to many of the challenges in life.
Perhaps related to the last question: Agraphobia - is that
a fear you can at all relate to, and what are you afraid of in your
Sexual harassment is a big fear. It's a a
very real fear that's in my mind, the mind of many women and I'm sure some
Do talk about your director Bradley
Creanzo for a bit, and what was your collaboration like? Oh, and since you
have worked with one another quite a few times before, how did you first
hook up, and what can you tell us about your previous collaborations?
Creanzo and I first met on the set of Jack 'O' Slasher. He was
shooting my sexy Satanist scene in fact. We went on to work on Night
Games, a short film directed by Creanzo that we both star in. I had a
featured part in his Bible Belt Slasher Part 2. Creanzo and I have been
cast in a number of films together including Sheriff Tom Versus the
Zombies and Blood Slaughter Massacre.
Creanzo is an intense director to work with. He has a unique style and
tries to bring that 1980s style to everything he's doing! You will
definitely see this in
Fear of Sexual Harassment
and it makes the episode
all the more interesting to watch!
can you tell us about the shoot as such, and the on-set atmosphere?
Bradley Creanzo directing Genoveva
The shoot was long, challenging and very enjoyable. It was a hard work, but
so worth it! It was a very focused set. Everyone was well aware of what
they needed to accomplish and very willing to help out. We all behaved
like an amazing team.
also play a prominent role in another In
Fear of-episode Scotomophobia:
Fear of Blindness - so do talk about that one and your character
in it for a bit!
In Scotomophobia I
play the main character's Emily's best friend. I see her life spiraling
out of control and I want to save her from destruction but I'm
unsure how. My character has both a self-destructive side and a spiritual side
that come in to play in the episode. My heart is in the right place,
but my actions are not always the best.
Again, what can you tell us about the shoot as such?
While filming Fear
of Blindness, director Jeremiah Kipp [Jeremiah
Kipp interview - click here] saw
(which was a set for part of the film) and was inspired by all the
spiritual items that I have around me. I am a professional tarot card
reader and spiritualist. Kipp decided to expand and developed my character
by incorporating those elements. It made
for some really amazing scenes!
can you tell us about your director on this one, Jeremiah Kipp [Jeremiah
Kipp interview - click here], and what was your collaboration
like? And what can you tell us about your previous collaborations with him, too?
was great working Jeremiah Kipp again. I first met him on the
set of his short film The Days God
Slept, then we worked together on Fear
of Touch, then Crave, an artistic short film. He is a great director to
work with ,and his films are truly art.
of course also have to tell us about your involvement in Glossophobia:
Fear of Speaking in Public - and how much fun was it playing a zombie?
on set was a scream! It was great getting made up to be a zombie and
acting in scenes with Debbie Rochon [Debbie
Rochon interview - click here]. It was a lovely, sunny day and there
were so many great actors there! A wonderful experience!
with Debbie Rochon in Glossophobia
did you get involved with the series in the first place?
I met Jeremiah Kipp on the set of The Days God
then we both worked with Scott Perry [Scott
W. Perry interview - click here], the creator of the In
series and on the set of Crave. Things evolved and I came out to work on
of Touch, then I was cast in Fear
of Blindness, then later
Fear of Sexual Harassment
Fear of Speaking in Public. It's
been a wild, wonderful ride in the In
series! I am so thankful for
future projects you'd like to share?
directed by Christian Grillo [Christian
Grillo interview - click here]. I play Clara, a pregnant, irresponsible hippie
working at a cafe in the poor sector. This film also stars DC Douglas,
Berryman, and Tom Atkins.
Trailer Heaven, directed by Michael Chartier. An con-man on the run
seeks shelter at a trailer park inhabited by transvestite cannibals.
I play a tabloid reporter looking for a story.
Hunters, directed by Adam Ahlbrandt.
I play Edna, a really twisted, psychotic mother. My most disturbing role
to date! This film also stars Linnea Quigley and Tina Krause [Tina
Krause interview - click here].
Dark Place Inside, directed by Mike O'Mahony. I play the mother of an
abused boy that will grow up to be a very deadly killer.
Sanctum Deep, directed by Geraldine Winters, I play Dr. Podicar, a doctor with a
secret in this sci-horror film.
The Enchantress, by Hylo Dekan studios, I star as an evil sorceress in this
Witch's Blood, directed by Ryan Scott Weber, I play a witch in this.
What got you into
acting to begin with, and did you receive any formal training on the
is something that interested me since childhood. I was in a few school
plays and in college I started acting in dramatic short films. Acting is
something that has always been a part of me in one form or another. I
took acting classes in college and enjoyed the creative process a great
since I was a child I have really been a huge horror film fan. It is a
genre that I love and follow closely. When I was asked to be in Jack
‘O’ Slasher I jumped at the chance and decided to throw myself into
acting after that. I have been blessed to work with so many talented
people in the horror genre.
What can you tell us about your filmwork prior
Hunters: City of the Dead
Well I first did Jack 'O' Slasher then I Spill Your Guts and
Hunters: City of the Dead. I decided to really dedicate myself to horror
and acting and in a short time I acted in around 50 films. I am having
a great time and I'm really enjoying working with so many talented people in
the horror genre.
I Spill Your Guts, directed by James
Balsamo [James Balsamo interview -
click here]. A slasher film with a
really unique revenge story. I play the main character's girlfriend. A
film that I get a lot of fan letters for!
Jack 'O' Slasher, directed by Jennifer Valdes. I play a sexy Satanist
with murder on her mind.
Zombie Hunters: City of the Dead episodes 9 and 10, directed by
Devaney. I play a member of the National Guard
trying desperately to survive a zombie apocalypse.
This part was originally planned for a man, but when I met the
director he decided that I would be a good fit and decided to have a
woman play one of the soldiers.
One can't help but notice that many of your films are of
the horror variety - coincidence, or is horror a favourite genre of yours,
and why (not)?
Ever since I was a child I loved horror
films! I began as a big fan and now I'm an actress and scream queen. I
think of my acting in the genre as my love affair with horror. It's a
wild, wonderful ride! I am blessed to be working with so many talented
people in horror.
How would you describe yourself as an
I'm very versatile and focused. I like to
take on a great variety of roles in so many styles of horror films. I do
like to test limits on myself: I like to take challenging roles that force
to grow and evolve as an artist. I also act in drama and comedy
from time to time. I recently had a featured part in a Christian
film called Tapestry starring Stephen Baldwin, Tina Louise and Burt Young.
Actresses (or indeed actors) who inspire you?
am the most inspired by the work of Evan McGregor (his indie films) and
Asia Argento. I find them so brave in the parts they portray and the types
of scenes they are willing to do for their art.
The Exorcist, Amityville
Horror, The Pit and the Pendulum, Bram Stoker's Dracula,
Let the Right One In, Abandoned, The Orphanage.
... and of course, films you really
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That's a good question. I'm a pretty big film fan
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else you are dying to mention and I have merely forgotten to ask?
I was recently a guest at the Chiller Theatre Expo in NJ and that was a
blast! Look for me there in the future. I will be a guest at Connecticut Horror-fest on
August 23rd, and Blood and Babes in Long Island on Sept 12-14. I look
forward to meeting horror fans and having fun! Please stop by and say
In addition to being an actress, I am also a professional psychic reader
who specializes in tarot, palms, and runes. I go all over the
country reading at events and it is very spiritually rewarding.
I also do readings over the phone, via Skype, email or chat. Find me at
for the interview!