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Horror Highlights: Scream Season 2 Livestream, George A. Romero on Zombie Cast, The Base

Ahead of Scream‘s Season 2 premiere on May 30th, MTV will host a Facebook Livestream event this Friday, May 13th where fans of the series will get to see the first seven minutes of the new season. Also: details on Zombie Cast podcast’s special interview with George A. Romero and production details for The Base.

MTV to Livestream the First Seven Minutes of Scream Season 2: “This Friday the 13th, MTV’s unveiling the first 7 minutes of the new season of “Scream.”

We all know that means this means one thing – an iconic opening kill.

Tune in at 6:00 p.m. Et and interact with “Scream” cast favorite Tom Maden during this terrifying Facebook Live event.

Oh, and one more thing…

Someone. Will. Die.”

“Season 2 of Scream picks up with Emma’s (Willa Fitzgerald) return to Lakewood after several months at a retreat, where she tried to recover from the horrors of last season.
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Production Begins On Dirty Dozen Style Action-Thriller The Base

Yesterday, distributor XLrator Media and production company Benattar/Thomas Productions announced the start of principal photography on a new action-thriller titled The Base. The new film stars Cam Gigandet (The Magnificent Seven, Twilight) and is being directed by military veteran Jesse Gustafson (Day 39). Based on an original story by Nigel Thomas and Rick Benattar and written by Guy Stevenson (The Last Heist), The Base stars Cam Gigandet as the leader of a “Dirty Dozen” band of military prisoners who have to fight off a terrorist attack on the remote "black site" prison in which they’re being held, which, unknown to them, is a cover for a secret drone control facility. “We are thrilled to work on The Base with Jesse Gustafson, a fresh and...

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Cam Gigandet’s Action Thriller The Base Begins Principal Photography

Cam Gigandet’s Action Thriller The Base Begins Principal Photography
Cam Gigandet is leading a group of military prisoners who have to fight off a terrorist attack, as he begins principal photography on the action movie, ‘The Base.’ The drama’s production companies, XLrator Media and Benattar/Thomas Productions, have announced the launch of shooting on the thriller. XLrator Media will release the film worldwide next year on its Turbo action label. ‘The Base’ marks the feature film directorial debut of military veteran, Jesse Gustafson. The filmmaker is a Columbia Film School graduate who has helmed and performed in over 40 stage productions. His film work includes writing and directing the short film, ‘Day 39,’ which was a finalist for a student [ Read More ]

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XLrator's New Actioner The Base Starts Production

XLrator Media and Benattar/Thomas Productions have begun production on a new action-thriller called The Base, starring Cam Gigandet (The Magnificent Seven, Twilight) and directed by Jesse Gustafson (Day 39).

XLrator Media will release the film worldwide in 2017 as part of its “Turbo” action label.

About the film:

Based on an original story by Nigel Thomas and Rick Benattar and written by Guy Stevenson (The Last Heist), The Base stars Cam Gigandet as the leader of a “Dirty Dozen” type band of military prisoners who have to fight off a terrorist attack on the remote "black site" prison in which they’re being held, which, unknown to them, is a cover for a secret drone control facility.

Director Jesse Gustafson is a mi [Continued ...]
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Student Academy Awards Finalists

On the heels of last Wednesday’s announcement in The Hollywood Reporter’s annual film school rankings that Chapman University (where I am currently teaching) remains steady at #7, the Academy announced the finalists for the Student Academy Awards.

Chapman has three films that were selected.

Typically nominees in the Animation category are from the top animation schools such as Cal Arts and this year’s success suggests Chapman is joining those ranks.

2015 Student Academy Awards Finalists

Keep checking back to Oscars.org to find out the winners and get more information about Chapman’s awards ceremony on September 17, 2015.

Alternative

Daniel Drummond, “Chiaroscuro,” Chapman University

M. Louis Gordon, “Girl in the Chair,” Nyu Tisch School of the Arts

ChiHyun Lee, “Zoe,” School of Visual Arts

Balbinka Korzeniowska, “Awaken,” UCLA

David Karp, “Disconnected,” Cornell University

Animation

Jack Anderson, “Wire Cutters,” Chapman University

Lynn Tomlinson, “The Ballad of Holland Island House,” Towson University

Alyce Tzue, “Soar,” Academy of Art University

Nicholas Manfredi, Elizabeth Ku-Herrero, “Taking the Plunge,” The School of Visual Arts

Seth Boyden, “An Object At Rest,” California Institute of the Arts

Tom Teller, “Hum,” Chapman University

Jenna Hamzawi, “Ram's Horn,” Brigham Young University

Documentary

Emily Kassie, “I Married My Family's Killer,” Brown University

Alexandre Peralta, “Looking at the Stars,” University of Southern California

Dan Kerrigan, “Rise and Shine,” Villanova University

Elinore Wright, “In Transition: Tony Chennault,” Villanova University

Eddie Roqueta, “Silencing the Thunder,” Montana State University

Meg Smaker, “Boxeadora,” Stanford University

Matthew Spaull, “Spiritus,” Rochester Institute of Technology

Foreign

Arthur Lecouturier, “Do You Even Know...,” Iad (Belgium)

Dustin Loose, “The Last Will,” Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg (Germany)

Fernanda Valadez, “400 Bags,” Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica (Mexico)

Nick Rowland, “Group B,” Nfts (United Kingdom)

Patrick Vollrath, “Everything Will Be Okay,” Filmacademy Vienna / Filmakademie Wien (Austria)

Ilker Çatak, “Fidelity,” Hamburg Media School (Germany)

Ahmed Abdullahi, “Francis,” Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts (Sweden)

Narrative

Henry Hughes, “Day One,” American Film Institute

Bennett Lasseter, ”Stealth,” American Film Institute Conservatory

Stefan Kubicki, “Against Night,” AFI Conservatory

Jeremy Cloe, “This Way Up,” American Film Institute

Jesse Gustafson, “Day 39,” Columbia University

Justin S. Lee, “Drone, “USC School of Cinematic Arts

Kiel Adrian Scott, “Samaria,” New York University
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