The Crimson Screen Horror Film Festival has long been one of our favorite festivals. It’s very much a by filmmakers, for filmmakers kind of event, which is why we were so honored to receive four award nominations this year.
So often in our professional lives, we find ourselves with so little free time. We cherish that free time, but every so often an event comes around that makes us willing to donate that time for a good cause. This year, that was the WMPG … Continue readingWMPG Fashion Show 2017
Every decade sees the rise of new industry. For years, cannabis culture has lurked in the shadows, a taboo for most of the general public. But with the recent laws passing in states across the US, what was once spoken in hushed tones, is now a … Continue readingNECANN Event Coverage
Today marked our second shoot in the Community Cash series for CLYNK, and found us headed north to the SPCA of Hancock County. For those of you who know us, know that we have a real soft spot for our furry, four legged friends, which … Continue readingClynk Community Partners – SPCA of Hancock County
Another spring break, another HorrorHound Film Weekend. Twice a year, we pack up our merch, gather our cast and crew, and drive over 1,000 miles to attend one of our favorite horror conventions. As always, we spent the weekend manning the HorrorHound films table, … Continue readingHorrorHound Weekend – Spring 2017
As filmmakers, we are involved in a variety of types of productions, but the ones that leave a lasting impression on us are the ones where we make a difference in the community with our work. Our current campaign for CLYNK is one of these … Continue readingClynk Community Partners – Casco Bay High School
We’re very honored that our own Corey Norman was nominated in the Best Portland Filmmaker in this year’s Portland Phoenix Best Award. We’d like to take a moment to congratulate the other nominees: Derek Kimball (Neptune), Reggie Groff (Peace, Love and Zoo, Action League Now), … Continue readingCorey Norman Nominated Best Portland Filmmaker 2017
We’re extremely honored to learn that Dread Central Presents Monsterland, an anthology film we participated in with our short film Don’t Go in the Lake, has been nominated in the Best Independent Film category in the 15th Annual Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards. Here’s a … Continue readingMonsterland Nominated for a 2017 Rondo Award
For fans of The Hanover House who missed actress Casey Turner at the film’s Blu-Ray release during HorrorHound Weekend Cincinnati back in March of 2016, fear not. Casey will be making her first convention appearance at HHW Cincinnati this March 17-19th. She will be doing … Continue readingHanover House’s Casey Turner Coming to HorrorHound Weekend
Ever wonder what it’s like to shoot a music video on a small island in Casco Bay? Go behind the scenes on location with the Bonfire Films crew as we shoot “Hyperventilate,” the newest music video from the Portland, ME based alternative rock band The … Continue readingThe Making of Hyperventilate
Although today was one of the coldest days of the winter, that didn’t stop the farmers of Brigeen Farms from doing their daily chores. Brigeen is one of the many farms in Southern Maine that provide milk for Oakhurst Dairy. Today, Kenn and Corey headed to … Continue readingFarmer Profiles with Oakhurst Dairy
Back in September, we spent an adventure filled day with the boys in The Restless Atlantic. Some where in Casco Bay, accessible only by car ferry or boat, we filmed this rad video in an abandoned fort from World War 2. We hop you enjoy … Continue readingThe Premiere of Restless Atlantic’s “Hyperventilate”
What an unbelievable day! Today, our newest anthology film, that we produced with the fine folks at Ruthless Studios and Dread Central, was released on VOD platforms. Subscribers to Amazon Prime can now view the film free of charge with their regular subscription. The film … Continue readingThe Witching Now Available on VOD!
Bangor, ME. It’s a small Maine city located nearly 2 hours north of Portland. Few no of it outside the state, that is, unless you’ve heard it referred to by it’s “other name”. For years, this city served as the inspiration for Stephen King’s fictional … Continue readingBangorfest: Suffer the Little Children Screens in Stephen King Country
Movie Maker Magazine takes horror movies seriously; so seriously, in fact, that once a year they publish a magazine within a magazine entitled “The Guide to Making Horror Movies.” For the 2017 edition, featuring guest editor Ti West (House of the Devil, The Innkeepers), Bonfire … Continue readingThe Norman’s Write an Article for Movie Maker Magazine
Video projects that make a difference are always ones that we hold near and dear to our heart. The Cedars, an assisted living facility in Portland, ME, is trying to change the way we view housing for the elderly. As part of their Capital Campaign, … Continue readingThe Cedars Capital Campaign
Due to the nature of production, we don’t always get all relevant information before we arrive on set. We were told, “There’s a shoot Saturday in Bangor that involves some bands”. As far as Kenn and I assumed, we were shooting some local bands, but … Continue readingRise Above Fest
That’s a wrap on our newest short film ‘White Drift.’ Since I was a little kid, I’ve dreamed of making a were wolf film, and now I can say that I’ve done it. What a process! We started off day one with some exteriors, and dove … Continue readingAnd That’s a Wrap on ‘White Drift’
We’re excited to announce that Dread Central Presents Monsterland hit store shelves across the US today. Several of us ventured out into the untamed world of retail shopping to buy our copies. In South Portland, you can find copies at Best Buy, Walmart and Bullmoose. … Continue readingMonsterland Releases Nationwide Today!
Every so often, prospects seem to fall into your lap that are so unique that you’d can’t turn them down. Rogue Mysteries was one of these projects. Host Bill Brock, best known from his hit TV series on Destination America ‘Monsters Underground,’ came to us … Continue readingRogue Mysteries Episode 1
When it comes to making movies, location is everything. Over a river and through the woods we went to find the perfect spot to swap scary stories in the dark. For several consecutive days, the crew trucked almost a mile deep into the Maine woods … Continue readingAnd that’s a wrap on ‘The Witching’
Who would have thought that the self funded film we produced in 2012 would finally see a Blu_Ray release with one of the biggest names in the horror industry, HorrorHound Magazine! This weekend saw the release of the film during HorrorHound Weekend in Cincinnati. Over … Continue readingThe Hanover House Blu-Ray Release
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. .