As always, Days of the Dead did not disappoint. In the screening room, festival programmer Jason Hoover put together one hell of a line up. Nestled in a fantastic shorts block, Suffer the Little Children was met with gasps and cringes; our type of screening. … Continue readingDays of the Dead: The Aftermath
We hear Atlanta is nice this time of year… so it looks like we’ll be attending Days of the Dead this February. We’re very excited to announce that our own Corey and Haley Norman will be official guests at this year’s event. Be sure to … Continue readingWe’re Going to Days of the Dead: Atlanta
Hailing from the great state of Maine has it’s advantages, but it also has its disadvantages; the biggest being the fact that in order to attend some of the larger horror cons, we need to make 2,000+ mile road trips in order to get our films … Continue reading“Suffer the Little Children” Wins Big at HorrorHound
The “Hugh Jackman” music video that we produced for the Portland, ME band The Restless Atlantic is now online. Check it out and let us know what you think.
We’re beyond excited to see the trailer for “The Invoking 2,” featuring our short film NATAL, make its premiere on the Bloody Disgusting website. “RLJ Entertainment is bringing The Invoking 2 to DVD and VOD on October 6th. Bloody Disgusting has landed the exclusive trailer premiere for … Continue readingBloody Disgusting Premieres ‘The Invoking 2’ Trailer
Today, Dread Central just premiered several exclusive still photos from “The Invoking 2,” a horror anthology film featuring our short film NATAL. The latest horror anthology to come our way, The Invoking 2, will be out on DVD October 6th via RLJ/Image Entertainment, and right … Continue readingDread Central Premieres Exclusive Stills From ‘The Invoking 2’
We’re very excited to announce that our short film NATAL will be included in the upcoming anthology film, The Invoking 2. It will be available across the US, UK and Australia in Best Buy and Walmart stores starting October 6, 2015. “Although hundreds of disturbing … Continue reading‘The Invoking 2’ Artwork Revealed
Stephen King has granted Bonfire Films non-commercial rights to the short film version of “Suffer the Little Children” through his Dollar Baby program. This will be the company’s second attempt at a King film after One for the Road was halted during the pre-production process. Check out … Continue readingHelp Us Fund “Suffer the Little Children”
Holy Crap!!! Tickle just won its first awards. We’re humbled and honored to have received the BEST SHORT award at this year’s Crimson Screen Horror Film Festival. This was truly a surprise, as I loved so many of the shorts that played over the … Continue readingTICKLE Wins Best Short Film at Crimson Screen
We are honored to announce that our own Corey Norman was named Best Maine Filmmaker in this year’s Portland Phoenix Best of Awards. We would like to thank everyone who took the time to vote. We couldn’t have done this without you.
We’re very excited to announce that our short film Tickle has been nominated for 3 awards at this year’s Crimson Screen Horror Film Festival. It’s an honor and a privilege to be nominated for Best Short Film at this year’s event. We would also like … Continue reading‘Tickle’ is Nominated for 3 Awards at CSHFF
Yesterday we attended the second annual Emerge Film Festival in Lewiston / Auburn, ME and it is quickly becoming one of my favorite New England festivals. Last year we had the honor of screening three of our films in the historic Franco Center, a church … Continue readingEmerge Film Festival 2015
We’re very excited to have both The Hanover House and Tickle screening at the upcoming Bangor Comic and Toy Con on April 25th. You can find the full schedule of films below: SCREENING BLOCK ONE: 6PM- 8PMGleam – Horror – Massachusetts, USA – Director: Sean … Continue readingThe Hanover House and Tickle to Screen at Bangor Comic and Toy Con
We are very excited that our own Corey Norman was nominated for the Portland Phoenix Best of 2015 awards in the Best Filmmaker Category (located on the first page of the ballot). If you could take a few minutes to vote it would mean a lot. … Continue readingPortland Phoenix Best Of 2015
On March 27th, Haley and I made the short trip down to Boston to attend the 17th Annual Boston Underground Film Festival, which took place at The Brattle Theater. The venue was a really cool little place, and the audience showed up hungry for some … Continue readingBoston Underground Film Festival: The Aftermath
This past weekend we decided to take the 2,000 mile round trip to Cincinnati, OH to attend one of our absolute favorite festivals, HorrorHound Weekend. Our film TICKLE was set to screen Friday night at midnight before the soon to be indie classic Headless. We … Continue readingHorrorHound Weekend Recap
We’re very excited to be nominated for a Rondo Classic Horror Award in the Best Indie Horror Film category. It’s a huge honor to be up against such great films as: HouseBound, Call Girl of Chthulu, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, Life After … Continue readingThe Hanover House was Nominated for a Rondo Award!
I’m very excited to announce that I have been given the opportunity to sit on the indie filmmakers panel at HorrorHound Weekend Cincinnati on Saturday March 21st at 10am. This will be my first ever panel, so I’m beyond excited. .
Ever since Mother had it’s world premiere screening at Days of the Dead Atlanta in 2013, we’ve become a big fan of these conventions. Therefore, we were ecstatic when Jason Hoover asked us to screen both our feature film The Hanover House, as well as … Continue readingDays of the Dead: Culture Shock
We’re very excited to be teaming up with our friends in Dark Farm Films to bring the work of author Stephen King back to his home state. This year, we will adapt King’s short story One for the Road, filming it in the areas that King intended the … Continue readingBonfire Films to take on “One for the Road” By Stephen King
We’re very excited to have two of our films nominated for 5 awards in the year’s Horror Society Awards. We were nominated in the following categories: 1. Best Indie Horror Film (The Hanover House) 2. Best Short Film (Tickle) 3. Favorite Actor (Brian Chamberlain, The … Continue readingBonfire Films Nominated for 5 Horror Society Awards
Screenings #1:Saturday 2/7 at 1pm Screening #2: Sunday 2/8 at 7am We’re very excited to be returning to Days of the Dead Atlanta for a second straight year as part of the World of Death screening block. Be sure to catch our short Mother, as … Continue readingMother to Return to Days of the Dead Atlanta
We’re very excited to have our first feature film, The Hanover House, included as one of the 30 films in contention for one of this year’s Golden Rake Awards. “The Golden Rake Award for Indie Horror is theblood-shed.com’s way of giving respect and attention to … Continue readingThe Hanover House Nominated for a Golden Rake Award
As we enter the final hours of 2014, I can’t help but reflect on all the great opportunities that Bonfire Films has been lucky enough to experience over this past year. Overall, 2014 was a year of both old and new. We would celebrate the … Continue reading2014 Year End Recap
Today, we’re very happy to announce the release of Primordial Sound, the latest music video from Indiana based progressive metal band The Contortionist on Noisey.com. In a recent interview, guitar player Robby Baca had this to say: “Primordial Sound” is one song that I am … Continue readingPrimordial Sound Premiere’s on Vice
Damnationland is an invite only film festival held every October at venues throughout Maine. Six filmmakers are selected to create a short horror film specifically for the event. As luck would have it, we were selected again this year to participate with our short film … Continue readingDamnationland 2014
We’re very pleased to announce that The Hanover House is an official selection of the Scream in the Dark Film Festival. We will screen at 5:40pm on Saturday October 4th at the event in Omaha, NE. .
We’re blown away by the response to the Language I: Intuition music video that we did for The Contortionist three weeks ago. Tonight, we broke 100,000 plays. Thank you to everyone who watched the video. .
Ladies and gentlemen, that’s a wrap on Tickle. We’d like to take a minute to thank all of our cast and crew for their hard work on this project. We’d like to thank our sponsors, Coast City Comics, Portland Stage Company, Domino’s, David’s and Strange … Continue readingAnd That’s a Wrap on Tickle
This year we’re excited to have not one, but two films showing at the Horror Quest Film Festival in Atlanta, GA. Our feature film, The Hanover House, will get the festival going at 8:30pm on Friday October 24th. Our short film Mother will also screen … Continue readingTwo Films to Screen at the Horror Quest Film Festival
We’re extremely excited to announce that The Hanover House just won Best Feature Film at the HorrorHound Weekend Film Festival 2014! .
We’re very excited to announce that our short film Mother was selected to screen with several other films from the World of Death at this year’s Melbourne Underground Film festival in Melbourne, Australia on September 9th. We’re very excited for this honor..
We’re very please to announce that today the music video for The Contortionist’s “Language !: Intuition” has been released on Alternative Press. Check it out. .
Tickle is a short horror film by Bonfire Films (The Hanover House, NATAL) that will be premiering at Damnationland 2014 this October. We all know how 80’s horror movies start; with a babysitter and a little boy alone in a house. Are things that go … Continue readingTickle
We are very excited that our short film NATAL has not only been accepted into this year’s Fear Fete Film Festival in Biloxi, MS, but that it has also been nominated for Best Short Film Actress. Congratulations to Jessica Fratus for her stellar performance! .
We’re extremely excited to announce that we will be screening at Horror Hound Weekend in Indianapolis, IN September 5-7th. A bunch of us will be in attendance at this event. “HHW FILM FEST ANNOUNCEMENT: We are happy to announce an official selection into the September … Continue readingThe Hanover House to Screen at Horror Hound Weekend
This weekend The Hanover House will screen at the Fright Night Film Festival in Louisville, KY. .
So after 4 and a half days of hard work and nearly 1500 miles travelled, we thought it would be fun to make a detour. Niagra Fall never knew what hit them when Bonfire Films showed up. .
A nineteen hour road trip doesn’t seem nearly as bad when you’re spending with with six of your closest friends. Exhausted, we rolled into Noblesville, IN at roughly 6am on Friday 7/11. After a few hours sleep, we were up and heading to our location, … Continue readingThe Contortionist Music Video – Road Trip
Today, Bonfire Films began the first day of production on The Contortionist’s Language I: Intuition music video. The song will be the first single off their upcoming album, Language, set to be released on September 16th through EOne Heavy and Good Fight Music. Vocalist Michael … Continue readingThe Contortionist Music Video Shoot Day #1