Adjust Your Tracking: The Untold Story of the VHS Collector is a feature-length documentary directed by Dan Kinem and Levi Peretic that sheds light on the growing VHS culture and the community of collectors that still cherish what many refer to as a “dead format.” It is a passion project made by true lovers of the format for not only people who love VHS, but also for people who can remember having to rewind a movie before they could watch it and for people who remember the glorious days of going to the video store each weekend to rent a movie. It was culled from over 1,000 hours of footage and over 100 interviews with collectors, distributors, and video store owners like Lloyd Kaufman (head of Troma Entertainment), Tony Timpone (former editor of Fangoria), Fred Vogel (director, August Underground), Sam Sherman (horror producer extraordinaire), Zack Carlson (producer American Scream), Mike McPadden (head writer, Mr. Skin), and many, many more. The film was completely funded through Kickstarter and has been a huge community effort. Directors Levi and Dan run the popular VHS-review site, VHShitfest and the film was produced by Matt Desiderio of Horror Boobs Video and Josh Schafer of Lunchmeat Magazine. Adjust Your Tracking premiered in Los Angeles on April 5th and has been screening around the world since then. It is currently booking more screenings around the world including an Adjust Your Tracking VHS Tour in August. With articles recently posted on USA Today, Slash Film, Fangoria, Time Out New York, and more, the film has been gaining a lot of buzz.
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Mugworth Productions has launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to raise money for their latest production, a horror anthology titled Zombificador. Supporters can donate anywhere from $1 to $5,000. Perks include producer credits, limited edition Blu-rays, autographed posters and scripts, memorabilia and even an appearance the movie. All contributors are also invited to appear in a DVD featurette.
Upon successfully securing the funding, iconic filmmaker Herschell Gordon Lewis has agreed to return to the director’s chair for Zombificador. Lewis is affectionately known as the “Godfather of Gore” after making such classic splatter fests as Two Thousand Maniacs, Blood Feast, Color Me Blood Red and The Wizard of Gore. Now he’s ready to create what promises to be his bloodiest movie ever!
Lewis will direct from a script written by Marc Fernandez. Zombificador is an old-fashioned anthology movie with five interconnecting stories. From big, fat monsters with the ability of transforming people into savage creatures, to human-sized mutant bugs, along with talking puppets and silent psycho killers, Zombificador has it all. The movie will utilize traditional, practical special effects.
Genre favorites Bill Moseley (The Devil’s Rejects, Repo! The Genetic Opera), Michael Berryman (The Hills Have Eyes, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest) and Todd Farmer (My Bloody Valentine, Jason X) are attached to star in the film. Other recognizable faces are in talks to be involved.
With a great filmmaker, script and cast all in place, the only thing missing from Zombificador is funding. Production will begin as soon as financing is in place, so bid generously at igg.me/at/zombificador
Follow Zombificador on Twitter and Facebook for updates on the crowd funding campaign and the film.
Bad news on the Jurassic Park 4 front – you do know they are making this, right? – the production has been halted, allegedly because of disagreements between the creative staff and the production people. An age-old Hollywood conflict, the production house usually wins out, tossing the folks that don’t want to listen to the money and bringing in new yes-men. As of now, director Colin Trevorrow is still in charge, but things could change in an instant.