A few days ago, Michael Lessard, long time friend and vocalist for the popular prig metal band The Contortionist, asked Bonfire Films if we could help them out by making the teaser for their new album. Kenn and I spent an early morning shooting with … Continue readingThe Contortionist Album Teaser
Screenings like the ones we had this past weekend at The Magic Lantern in Bridgton are very special to me. When I was a kid, I would walk down to this theater on a lazy Saturday afternoon while visiting my Dad. I must have seen … Continue readingThe Hanover House Screens at The Magic Lantern
Mark and Jerry over at HMPOD.com talk about The Hanover House on the newest installment of their podcast. Check it out and and see what they thought of Oculus, The Stuff and Godzilla as well while you’re listening. http://www.hmpod.com/?p=3244 “Greetings & salutations, Children of … Continue readingThe Hanover House Featured on HMPOD.com
We’re ecstatic to announce that The Hanover House has just won ‘Best Feature Film’ and ‘Best Maine Film’ at this year’s Sanford International Film Festival. We want to thank each and every one of you who came out to support this great event. .
The Hanover House has been nominated for ‘Best Feature Film’ and ‘Best in Festival’ at the upcoming Emerge Film Festival. Our short NATAL has been nominated in the ‘Best Short Film’ category. I’d like to congratulate the other filmmakers who also received nominations. Check back … Continue readingEmerge Award Nominations
6/8 Space Gallery (Portland, ME) http://www.space538.org/events/hanover-house 6/13 Emerge Film Festival, Franco Center (Lewiston, ME) http://emergefilmfestival.org 6/20-6/22 Magic Lantern (Bridgton, ME) https://m.facebook.com/events/345856832239897 6/27-6/28 Your Theatre (North Conway, NH) https://www.facebook.com/events/694534120601682/?ref=22 .
May 9th started off with rain. Normally something like this wouldn’t phase me, but when you’re making a world premiere at a drive-in, weather is kind of a big deal. We could put the windshield wipers on if we needed to, but we knew the … Continue readingThe Hanover House Makes It’s World Premiere at Dead at the Drive-In
Bonfire Films’ Corey Norman was nominated in the Maine Filmmaker category for this year’s Portland Phoenix Best of Awards. Please visit the link below and vote for Corey as many times as you’d like before April 30th. While you’re there, you can vote in as … Continue readingCorey Norman Nominated Best Maine Filmmaker
We’re very excited to announce that our short film NATAL has been nominated for 3 awards at this year’s Crimson Screen Horror Film Festival. Congratulations to Jessica Fratus for her Best Actress – Short Film nomination, Kenn Gonneville and Ben Heald for their Best … Continue readingNATAL is Nominated for 3 Awards at CSHFF
Hey horror fans! Hey beer lovers! We’ve got something great to share with you. Emerge Film Festival is excited to announce that they will be kicking off the festival on Friday, June 13, with a Friday the 13th Horror Film Double Feature from Bonfire Films … Continue readingThe Hanover House to Open The Emerge Film Festival
Episode Seven: Props master Ian Jones had a near death experience early one morning on his way to set. Starting on Monday March 3rd, The Hanover House will be releasing two new behind the scenes videos each week, leading up to the World Premiere on … Continue readingThe Hanover House Behind the Scenes: Episode 7
The cancellation of the Lewiston Auburn Film Festival has sent several local filmmakers scrambling to find a new spot to premiere their movies. And now, they’ve got a popular venue that is expected to draw hundreds of people. Dead at the Drive-In is coming, and … Continue readingNew World Premiere Location Announced for The Hanover House
The Hanover House World Premiere Update from Bonfire Films on Vimeo. Due to situations beyond our control, Bonfire Films have decided to not screen NATAL or The Hanover House at this year’s Lewiston Auburn Film Festival. Please watch the video above to learn more. On … Continue readingLAFF Cancelled
Episode Six: While grabbing some lights from the grip room, Brian Enos had a ghostly encounter. Starting on Monday March 3rd, The Hanover House will be releasing two new behind the scenes videos each week, leading up to the World Premiere on April 5th, 2014 … Continue readingThe Hanover House Behind the Scenes: Episode 6
Episode Synopsis: The guest this episode is Corey Norman. Corey’s first feature film, ‘The Hanover House will premiere at the Lewiston Auburn Film Festival. Corey also has a short film, ‘Natal’ that is making the festival rounds. Add to that his entry in the ‘World … Continue readingPicking Brains Podcast Episode #73
Episode Five: Let actress Jenny Anastasoff tell you about her “ghostly” experience while in The Hanover House. Starting on Monday March 3rd, The Hanover House will be releasing two new behind the scenes videos each week, leading up to the World Premiere on April 5th, … Continue readingThe Hanover House Behind the Scenes: Episode 5
We are extremely excited to announce that The Hanover House was previewed on Dread Central, one of the largest horror websites in the world. To read the article, visit: http://www.dreadcentral.com/news/74630/first-details-and-premiere-info-corey-normans-hanover-house#axzz2w9M0D7KA.
Episode Four: Ever wonder how certain special effects work? Join special effects artist Eric Anderson of The Shoggoth Assembly as he demonstrates how to create a realistic looking slitting wrist on screen. Starting on Monday March 3rd, The Hanover House will be releasing two new … Continue readingThe Hanover House Behind the Scenes: Episode 4
Episode Three: Let lead actress Casey Turner tell you about her “ghostly” experience while in The Hanover House. Starting on Monday March 3rd, The Hanover House will be releasing two new behind the scenes videos each week, leading up to the World Premiere on April … Continue readingThe Hanover House Behind the Scenes: Episode 3
“SOUTH PORTLAND – Corey Norman developed an appreciation for horror films at an early age. He was 4 years old when he saw his first horror film, “Cujo” at the Bridgton Twin Drive-In Theater, and has been obsessed with the genre ever since. Now a … Continue readingSouth Portland Sentry: South Portland native has a knack for horror
We are extremely excited to announce that The Hanover House will be previewed in Fangoria #332, which hits the shelves on April 16th. For more information visit: http://www.fangoria.com/new/first-look-fangoria-332s-cover-and-contents/ .
Episode Two: The Fore River Sound Stage shows you what it’s like to leave the world of location shooting, and fabricate a set. Director Corey Norman and Actress Casey Turner lead you through the experience of working with local legend Eric Matheson (The Good Son, … Continue readingThe Hanover House Behind the Scenes: Episode 2
Friday 4/4 6:30 PM NATAL (Followed by How to Kill a Zombie) Community Little Theater Saturday 4/5 1:30 PM NATAL (Shorts Block #7 with Say Goodbye) Lewiston Public Library 4 PM The Hanover House (World Premiere) Lewiston Public Theater Sunday 4/6 1:00 PM NATAL (Shorts … Continue readingLewiston Auburn Film Festival Releases Schedule
We may not have won this year’s Horror Society awards, but it was an honor for Corey Norman to place third as best director beating out James Wan (Insidious, The Conjuring) at well over 2,000 votes. Thank you all for your support. .
Episode One: Eyes of the Beast will show you what it’s like for actor Brian Chamberlain as he get into character. Starting on Monday March 3rd, The Hanover House will be releasing two new behind the scenes videos each week, leading up to the world … Continue readingThe Hanover House Behind the Scenes: Episode 1
Starting on Monday March 3rd, The Hanover House will be releasing two new behind the scenes videos each week, leading up to the world Premiere on April 5th, 2014 at The Lewiston Auburn Film Festival. Each video will take you not only inside of the … Continue readingThe Hanover House: Behind the Scenes Videos Coming Soon
A few weeks ago we announced that The Hanover House would be making it’s World Premiere at this year’s Lewiston Auburn Film Festival, which was recently named one of the 25 coolest festivals in the world by Movie Maker Magazine. Tonight we attended their annual … Continue readingAnd The Nominations Are In
Our short NATAL just got another review. Check out what Creepercast.com had to say: “If you believe the only master of horror and suspense to come out of the great state of Maine is Stephen King, then you haven’t seen anything by Corey Norman.” To … Continue readingNATAL Reviewed by Creepercast.com
NATAL has been selected for the 4th Annual Lewiston Auburn Film Festival taking place April 4-6th. LAFF had the following comment: “This festival just keeps getting better! What honor does Corey Norman hold? He’ll be the first director in four years to have both a … Continue readingNATAL is an Official Selection of the Lewiston Auburn Film Festival
NATAL has been selected for the Tri-Cities International Fantastic Film Festival. As an official selection, NATAL will be shown at the following conventions as part of this traveling festival: RadCon 6B – February 14-16, 2014 – Pasco Red Lion Seattle Crypticon – May 23-25, 2014 … Continue readingNATAL is an Official Selection of the Tri-Cities International Fantastic Film Festival
NATAL has been selected for the 15th Annual Nevermore Film Festival at the Carolina Theater in Durham, NC. Not only were we an Official Selection, but we were also nominated for Best Short Feature. We will be screening in Cinema One during the Four Headless … Continue readingNATAL is an Official Selection of the Nevermore Film Festival
Our short film MOTHER has been selected to screen as part of the World of Death screening at Days of the Dead Atlanta on Friday February 7th at 6pm. There will be a special guest introducing the films that I will announce later this week. … Continue readingMother to Screen at Days of the Dead Atlanta with WOD
Today we were surprised to see that Bonfire Films has been nominated in 4 different categories in this year’s Best of 2013 Horror Society Awards. Best Short Film – NATAL Best Director – Corey Norman Best Use of SFX – Liam McCarthy (NATAL) Most Anticipated … Continue readingThe Horror Society Has Nominated Bonfire Films for Four “Best of 2013” Awards
The Hanover House has announced that it will make it’s World Premiere at this Year’s Lewiston Auburn Film Festival, which was recently dubbed one of the 25 Coolest Festivals in the World by Movie Maker Magazine. “We’re extremely happy to be premiering our film, The … Continue readingThe Hanover House Sets World Premiere
WORLD OF DEATH: Death Has No Borders World of Death brings together the talent of over 200 filmmakers from 25 different countries in a compilation of short horror films that will terrorize, astonish, disturb, and excite genre fans across the globe. Everyone will be able … Continue readingMother Selected to Appear in the World of Death Compilation
We’re proud to announce that NATAL has been selected by Blacktooth of The Horror Society as one of the best horror shorts of 2013. .
Our short NATAL just got another review. Check out what Best-Horror-Movies.com had to say: “There are a few creative camera maneuvers that distance Natal from the typical micro budget. In fact, Natal has quite a few elements separating it from the “average” shoestring installment, the … Continue readingNATAL Reviewed by Best-Horror-Movies.com
Our short film NATAL was just received another review, this time by The Horror Society. Follow the link below to see what they thought! http://www.horrorsociety.com/2013/12/03/natal-review/.
Our short film NATAL was just reviewed by Fright Meter Horror Movie Reviews & Awards. Follow the link below to see what they thought! http://www.frightmeter.com/2013/11/natal-review.html .
We at Bonfire Films would like to send out a huge thank you to our good friends over at Baxter Brewing Company. For the upcoming NATAL shoot, they will be sending us with several cases of their delicious beer to enjoy both on screen and … Continue readingBaxter Brewing Company to Sponsor NATAL