Your upcoming short Extinction - in a few words, what is it
This is a short military style zombie apocalypse film about a group of
How did the project fall together in the first
We have production meetings every week and a lot of
projects on the table and this was one that we wanted to do and already at
that time had a great script in place.
A few words about Extinction's
screenwriter Jeremy Hill, and what was your collaboration like?
is a great screenwriter and friend. We loved having him work on
Extinction as he has worked on other projects for us in the past.
Extinction being part of the anthology Zombie Wars - what
can you tell us about the anthology as such, and were there any guidelines
from its masterminds regarding look and feel or the like?
Wars is currently under wraps so can’t say anything yet but keep your
eyes peeled to our website as something will be announced this year J
quite a few of your film's, Extinction is a zombie movie - so what
can you tell us about your version of the living dead in specifically this
We decided to go with more classic version of
zombies for this film so more George Romero J in terms of slow
As it's a zombie flick, I suppose there's quite a
bit of blood and guts in Extinction - so do talk about the gory
bits in your movie for a bit?
We do have some blood and
guts in the film and we had a lot of professional makeup artists on set who did an outstanding job. So you will have to wait and see what they
What can you tell us about
your directorial approach to your story at hand?
know the director’s principal job is managing the creative process on
set and that is what I do. I also had two AD’s to assist me and make
sure we kept on track in a timely manner, as well as a great cast &
crew to make sure everything runs smoothly as this was only one day of
about Extinction 's key cast, and why exactly these people?
Lockhurst plays one of the lead roles as the military controller in this
zombie apocalyptic film and her performance is amazing. For a short film
we have a cast and crew of over 100 people on set, so some great
performances by all.
few words about the shoot as such, and the on-set atmosphere?
also try to maintain a family type atmosphere on set as well as getting
the work done, and this film was no different in that regard.
idea when and where Extinction will be released onto the
Extinction is out on the festival circuit
now for the next year and I am sure the feature film Zombie Wars
will be available for the public in 2018 so keep your eyes out for that.
Any future projects you'd like to share?
Studios Productions has just finished their first feature film Torture
which is now in post-production, so expect a trailer early 2018. In
addition we are now in pre-production of a zombie comedy and have some
more films in wraps up our sleeves, so keep your eyes on our website.
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