As we begin to get closer to the release of Stephen King Dollar Baby: The Book (in which our own Corey Norman is featured), the distributor has released a sneak peak.This is a preview of the director, Tommy McLoughlin and his essay about the Stephen King … Continue reading‘Stephen King Dollar Baby: The Book’ Sneak Peak
From Bloodydisgusting.com: New Year’s Eve slasher Time’s Up successfully smashed through its fundraising goal over on Indiegogo, and we’ve learned today that David Howard Thornton has signed on. Thorton is best known to horror fans as Art the Clown in Terrifier and Terrifier 2. The upcoming slasher film from director Corey Norman will also star … Continue reading‘Terrifier’ Actor David Howard Thorton Joins the Cast of Time’s Up
From Bloodydisgusting.com New Year’s Eve slasher Time’s Up has almost hit its funding goal over on Indiegogo, and we’ve learned today that Deron Miller (CKY, 96 Bitter Beings) is the latest to join the cast. Miller will play himself, as a Disc Jockey for the fictional Pine Falls only … Continue readingCKY’s Deron Miller Joins the Cast of Time’s Up!
From Bloodydisgusting.com: New Year’s Eve slasher Time’s Up is currently halfway to its funding goal over on Indiegogo, and we’ve learned today that Dave Sheridan (Scary Movie, The Devil’s Rejects) has signed on. The upcoming slasher film from director Corey Norman will also star the previously announced Damian Maffei (The Strangers Prey … Continue reading‘Scary Movie’ Actor Dave Sheridan Joins the Cast of Time’s Up
From Dreadcentral.com: Time’s Up!, an upcoming slasher film from director Corey Norman, starring Damian Maffei (The Strangers Prey at Night, Haunt), Hannah Fierman (V/H/S and Siren), L.C. Holt (You’re Next, V/H/S/2), and Felissa Rose (Sleepaway Camp, Scream Test) has launched a crowdfunding campaign on the platform Indiegogo. The campaign will last 30 days and features … Continue reading‘Sleepaway Camp’ Actress Felissa Rose Joins the Cast of Time’s Up!
From Bloodydisgusting.com: We’ve got some more casting news for the upcoming New Year’s Eve slasher Time’s Up for you this week, as we’ve learned that V/H/S actress Hannah Fierman has signed on to star. Fierman played Lily in the “Amateur Night” segment of our horror anthology. Kamarra Cole and David E. McMahon (10/31 Part 2) … Continue reading‘V/H/S’ Star Hannah Fierman and More Join Upcoming New Year’s Eve Slasher ‘Time’s Up’
A lot has changed over this last year. Things that we’ve taken for granted, things like live music, are currently on hold due to global pandemic COVID-19. Today was had a unique experience. Unlike so many people who currently cannot attend a concert, we were … Continue readingSummerfest ME: Ending Hunger at Home
It’s official! Director Corey Norman is one of 50 filmmakers that will be featured in Anthony Northrup’s upcoming book Stephen King: Dollar Baby: The Book. Adapting “Suffer the Little Children” was one of the coolest filmmaking endeavors of our professional career, and now you can … Continue readingCorey Norman to be Featured in ‘Stephen King Dollar Baby: The Book’
From Bloodydisgusting.com: Actors from The Strangers: Prey at Night, Haunt, V/H/S/2 and You’re Next are set to star in the New Year’s slasher Time’s Up, with principal photography slated to begin in January 2021. We’ve got your first look at the film’s wonderfully retro poster art today, designed by Chris Barnes of Brutal … Continue readingGlorious Retro Poster for Upcoming New Year’s Eve Slasher ‘Time’s Up’ Counts Down to Murder
Although known best for our production work, especially in the horror genre, Bonfire Films offers a variety of client based services. Several months ago, we offered one of these services to directors Scott Beck and Bryan Woods (Writers, A Quiet Place) and producer Eli Roth … Continue readingHaunt is Now in Theaters
For the second year in a row, the folks at Shamrock Sports and Entertainment have brought us onboard to immortalize 10 new inductees into the Maine Sports Hall of Fame. Working closely with Maine News legend Bill Green, we crafted each of these inductee videos … Continue reading2019 Maine Sports Hall of Fame
If you’ve ever experienced the fourth of July in Portland, then you know the Portland Symphony Orchestra is a large part of what makes the experience so special. But for the past few years, they were sadly missed. This year things are changing…the POPS are … Continue readingThe Portland Symphony Orchestra is Back…and We were there
The time has finally come…”Early Grave,” the newest music video from our friends in The Contortionist, has just been released. Back in September of 2018, we spent three days immersed in the Maine landscape, filming in an experimental forest (the same one from the Language … Continue readingThe Contortionist’s “Early Grave” Music Video was just released
This is it, the culmination of many months worth of hard work. Ladies and gentlemen, we give you the final episode of Puckland Season One. From coaches and equipment managers to the operations and marketing staffs, it takes a village to perfectly execute a Mariners … Continue readingThe Final Episode of Puckland is here!
The penultimate episode of Puckland is here! In The Mariners make final roster changes and introduce the official team at a fan event. The crazy thing about editing reality is when you begin, you really have no idea where the story will lead you. We … Continue readingEpisode 5 of Puckland is on NBCSports Now!
The competition heats up in Puckland Episode 4: Cut and Mouse. The Mariners’ scrimmage against Worcester has some big consequence for cut day. Much like episode 3, this was my other favorite episode in the series to edit. At this point, producer Devon Platte (Northwoods Law, … Continue readingThe Competition Heats Up in Puckland Episode 4
Are you ready for Puckland Episode Three: Training Camp? With the regular season approaching, the Maine Mariners hold an intense training camp and evaluate local players for their final roster. As an editor, this was one of my favorite episodes to cut in this series. … Continue readingAre You Ready for Puckland Episode 3?
After a well received first episode, Puckland is back with their newest installment. In the second episode of Puckland, new head coach Riley Armstrong prepares for the Maine Mariners’ upcoming training camp, both on and off the ice. Your browser does not support iframes.
Over the past year, it may have seemed as though Bonfire Films has been relatively inactive…surprise! We’ve been working tirelessly with Shamrock Sports and Entertainment and Dirigo Media on Puckland, a Hockey Docuseries from creator Devon Platte (Northwoods Law, Amazing Race) for NBCSports Network. Puckland … Continue readingPuckland Episode 1 is now on NBC Sports
You never know quite what the project will be when you get the call from Beverly Boy, and that’s one of the biggest reasons why I love working for them. Today we shot a series of testimonials with corresponding B-Roll for Bald Eagle Investments. The … Continue readingBald Eagle Investments
It’s amazing how quickly three days actually pass while making art. Today marked our third and final day of production on The Contortionist’s “Early Grave” music video, and found us in some of the most beautiful locations yet. We began the day with a sunrise … Continue readingThe Contortionist ‘Early Grave’ Day 3
After nearly four years since our last collaborative effort, we have begun making a new music video for the Indiana based progressive metal band The Contortionist. I’ve know Mike Lessard, the band’s vocalist, for nearly twenty years now, so it’s always a special time when … Continue readingThe Contortionist “Early Grave” Day 1
As someone who’s been an advocate of Maine filmmaking for the past decade, It was a great surprise and honor to be appointed to the Maine Film Commission. During my time in Augusta, I’ll work diligently to assist the film commissioner as she works to … Continue readingCorey Norman Appointed to Maine Film Commission
Earier this spring, I had the honor of directing a profile piece on Lonnie Moulder, founder of the biopharmaceutical company TESRO, for the Booth Chicago website. Along with our director of photography Kenn Gonneville, we spent the morning with Lonnie discussing everything from his college … Continue readingThe Man Who Beat Cancer
Today’s job brought us to Boston, MA to shoot a recruitment for Michael Page Investments. The shoot, arranged by Beverly Boy Productions, would bring us to a high rise in Copley Square where we would shoot a combination of b-roll and a talking head style … Continue readingMichael Page
In a recent acquisition, VIDI Space (Founded by Ghost Hunters’ star Nick Groff) signed an exclusive one year deal for our web series, Rogue Mysteries. If you’re a fan of the unexplained, then be sure to subscribe to this all new streaming platform at www.vidi.space. … Continue readingRogue Mysteries Signs with VIDI Space
Referrals are a big part of how Bonfire Films attracts new talents. Today’s referral came courtesy of Kenn Gonneville, a close friend and long time collaborator. When Ken was unable to shoot some end of season interviews for the folks at Naked and Afraid, I … Continue readingNaked and Afraid
We’re excited to announce that Bloody Disgusting Presents: World of Death Volume 2 is now officially for sale in our online store. World of Death brings together the talents of hundreds of filmmakers from all over the world in a series that will terrorize, astonish, … Continue readingWorld of Death Vol. 2 is Now Available in Our Online Store
In 2014, we created a short horror film titled “M is for Mother” for the ABC’s of Death 2 competition. Although our short wasn’t selected, we found ourselves with a new opportunity. With over 400 unique films created for the contest, the filmmakers decided to … Continue readingWorld of Death Coming to Blu-Ray
This past weekend, Bonfire Films returned to the Sanford International Film Festival with our newest short White Drift. We love everything about this Maine based festival, especially their Horror Friday line up of films, and to be part of it was excellent. We were even … Continue readingWhite Drift Wins Big at SIFF
In 2014 we set out on a cross-country road trip that would bring us from Maine to Indiana. The purpose, to shoot 2 music videos for the Indianapolis based progressive metal band The Contortionist. Today, it’s a great honor to announce that the first of … Continue readingLanguage I Breaks One Million Views
We’re honored to not only be returning to the Sanford International Film Festival for the fourth consecutive year, but to have been nominated for four awards: Best Horror, Best Maine Film, Best Actor (Sean Carmichael) and Best Director. White Drift will be screening on … Continue readingSIFF Award Nominations
Charlotte, the newest anthology from Ruthless Pictures / MVD is now available to stream on Hulu, Amazon prime, iTunes and most other major VOD platforms. We’re extremely happy to have our award winning short Tickle included in this release. Synopsis: A teenage girl is babysitting … Continue readingCharlotte is Now Available on Most VOD Platforms
And that’s a wrap on principle photography for Rogue Mysteries Episode 2: The Betty and Barney Hill Abduction. It was a blast filming the reality portion of the show last month, but tonight’s shoot was even more fun. As a company that specialized in narrative … Continue readingBetty & Barney Hill Recreations are a Wrap
Although Bonfire Films does a lot of start to finish video productions for commercial clients, we also do a lot of freelance work that finds us crewing for other production companies. That was the case for Carnivore Wine’s Devour Life Series featuring Top Chef winner … Continue readingA Day with Top Chef Winner Kristen Kish
For episode 2 of our Rogue Mysteries, we head deep into Franconia Notch in New Hampshire, to retrace the path of one of America’s most documented alien abduction stories. On the evening of September 19-20th, 1961, Betty and Barney Hill experienced a close encounter with … Continue readingRogue Mysteries Episode 2 Now in Production
Over the Summer of 2016 we returned to Birch Rock Summer Camp to capture the essence of their camp culture on video. Although we’ve never attended Birch Rock ourselves, they always make us feel like a part of their community every time we visit. Below … Continue reading2017 Birch Rock Promo Video Goes Live
Alright horror fans, there’s a tasty treat waiting for you in the page of Gruesome Magazine’s Spring 2017 issue. Actress Kristi Ray, best known to Bonfire Films fans for her role as Abby in White Drift, sat down with the true crew to talk werewolves, … Continue readingWhite Drift’s Kristi Ray Featured in Gruesome Magazine
On May 24th, Dunkin’ Donuts will host their yearly Iced Coffee Day promotion. For every iced coffee sold on this day, Dunkin’ will donate $1 to the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital. This donation is used to place an educator in the facility to help children … Continue readingDunkin’ Donuts at Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital
Have you ever looked at a bridge and wondered, how long will that bridge last? Will it be here once I’m gone? Today, community members from Kittery and Portsmouth came together to leave their mark on a piece of history. The New Hampshire Department of Transportation … Continue readingBecoming One with the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge