Thursday, January 17, 2013

Wicked Bird Media Announces A Documentary About New England Horror Community


Production Company Wicked Bird Media Announces A Documentary About New England
Horror Community

  • Something
    Wicked This Way Comes will dissect popular horror genre conventions driven by
    New England’s history and discuss the relationship between contemporary horror
    and the area.
  • Documentary will feature
    notable horror genre luminaries and historically relevant New England locations
    and genre-related events.
  • Production
    company is raising film funds with a Kickstarter campaign that includes a video
    featuring actor Kip Weeks from The Strangers, an infographic about horror in New
    England, and backer-exclusive pledge packages:

Mass. -- January 17, 2013

-- Wicked Bird Media, the Boston-based independent production company, today
announced that they are in
on Something Wicked This Way Comes, a documentary about the horror community in
New England. The film will f
eature local
directors, actors, fans, and natives discussing the relationship between New
England and contemporary horror; and dissect popular genre conventions driven by
the history, settings, and social issues of the area.

began on Saturday, January 12th, 2013 with Mike Aloisi, author of Unmasked: The
True Life Story of the World's Most Prolific, Cinematic Killer Kane Hodder.
Wicked Bird Media is currently booking with over a dozen notable horror genre
luminaries and will continue filming throughout 2013 in various New England
locations and Los Angeles, California. 

Buchanan and Jessica Barnthouse, founders of Wicked Bird Media, developed the
documentary concept to support their business mission to increase independent
film activity in New England. The duo plan to expand their production company
into a hub for independent filmmakers who bring their projects to the area, and
will offer affordable services, equipment rentals, and in-state resources. The
documentary will be their first full-feature film and will be used as a case
study about how a community can create a homegrown film

Bird Media needs to secure funding to locally produce and staff the film, and
has set up a 30-day Kickstarter campaign that includes a video featuring actor
Kip Weeks from The Strangers, an infographic representing the impact New England
has had on the horror genre, and backer-exclusive pledge packages that include a
digital download or DVD copy of the completed film, a production diary, behind
the scenes footage, VIP tickets to the film premiere, and Producer credits. To
find out more information, visit

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Wicked Bird Media

Bird Media

is Boston’s newest independent production company dedicated to providing
visually compelling and cleverly alternative digital, film and video solutions
that are entertaining, informative and inspiring, for clients of all sizes
including Eco-Kids, Maggie’s Naturals and Pack Your Bags TV. Using effective
storytelling and streamlined best practices, Wicked Bird Media delivers work
designed to keep up with the demands of a constantly changing media landscape.
Wicked Bird Media is located in Boston, Mass. Visit
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