Filmmaker Brad Twigg and Fuzzy Monkey Films have shown us some pretty solid indie efforts in recent years, from Killer Campout to WrestleMassacre, and they're back this year with a new horror anthology titled Shriekshow, which is currently seeking funding through Indiegogo.
In the film, "It's Halloween and best friends Alex, Riley, Sage and Kyle head to the old abandoned fairgrounds to party. The group find a circus tent and encounter a ringmaster setting up a sideshow exhibit inside. The showman proceeds to tell the friends three terrifying tales revolving around various items he procured during his travels over the years. Things soon take a horrifying turn when the group realize the ringmaster is not what he seems and an ancient evil has been awakened. Now they must fight for their lives in order to survive Devil's Night."
Shriekshow stars Chris O'Brocki (Bounty) and features legendary horror actresses Felissa Rose (Sleepaway Camp), Tuesday Knight (A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master) and Beverly Randolph (The Return of the Living Dead).
The film is being produced and directed by Twigg with a screenplay by Todd Martin (Volumes of Blood), Douglas Snauffer (Witchouse II: Blood Coven) and Chris O'Brocki (Fear of Clowns 2).
Grammy Award winning artist Rocky Gray (Evanescence), who also provided phenomenal scores for The Barn and 10/31, is composing the film's score.
"I've always been a big fan of anthologies and I think they're a lot of fun," said Twigg. "With Shriekshow, I want to create a unique and entertaining film that has a retro 80's feel and gives you with nightmares after you watch it. Something that takes you back to your childhood when you would go to the video store on a weekend and rent a bunch of horror videos and stay up all night watching them. I want the viewer to experience a blissful sense of nostalgia as they watch the film, transporting them back to a simpler time when horror was great. Shriekshow is going to be one wild ride full of psychos, creatures, clowns, gore and lots of scares. Don't forget to fasten your seat belts because it's going to be a wild ride."
Production on Shriekshow began back in the fall of 2019 and the team has currently shot half of the film, but they're hoping to raise $10,000 to cover the remaining production costs, post-production, perks, fees, and shipping. Money raised in addition to the funding goal will help cover marketing costs such as convention appearances, film festival submission fees and reducing Fuzzy Monkey Films' initial merchandise costs.
The campaign is currently a little over halfway funded with 21 days to go, so head on over to the Indiegogo page and support some great up and coming indie filmmakers while also scoring yourself some fantastic perks!