KOCH VISION, IN CONJUNCTION WITH FANGORIA MAGAZINE,
ANNOUNCES THE WINNERS OF
|FANGORIA BLOOD DRIVE II|
Port Washington, NY (May 13, 2005) - KOCH Vision and the Starlog Group,
publisher of Fangoria Magazine, are proud to announce the winners of the
second Fangoria Blood Drive. On the heels of the enormously successful
inaugural Fangoria Blood Drive contest and DVD release in 2004, aspiring
American horror filmmakers were given another chance to submit original short-
form genre films in the second nationwide search for the Best Short Horror Film.
The new contest resulted in a fifty percent increase in submissions as aspiring
filmmakers once again outdid themselves by submitting a mind-boggling array of
spine-tingling, blood-curdling and hair-raising films.
”We were all overjoyed by the amazing quality of this year's submissions,” says
FANGORIA editor Tony Timpone, a co-producer and co-creator of the BLOOD
DRIVE series. "The fans really came through with an eclectic bunch of shorts,
from the cerebral to the visceral. These amateur filmmakers represent the new
future of fear. It is an honor to showcase their work on this second content-
packed DVD. The BLOOD DRIVE is really growing into something special and
|The Winners of the Second Fangoria Blood Drive are as follows:|
· DISPOSER by BC Furtney, Los Angeles, California
· THE GIBBERING HORROR OF HOWARD GHORMLEY by Steve
Daniels, Columbia, South Carolina
· THE JOURNEL OF EDMOND DEYERS by William Rot, Las Vegas, Nevada
· MAINSTREAM by Adam Barnick, Hoboken, New Jersey
· MEANS TO AN END by Paul Solet and Jake Hamilton, Los Angeles, California
· SAWBONES by Brad Palmer, South Pasadena, California
· WE ALL FALL DOWN by Jake Kennedy, Santa Monica, California
· WORKING STIFF by Erik A. Candiani, Citrus Heights, California
"We had some very difficult decisions to make in choosing this year winners,"
says KOCH Vision Vice President of Development Tim Hinsley, the Blood Drive
Producer and Co-Creator. "Thank you to everyone that submitted films."
The winning films will be released in October 2005, in a special DVD to be
released by KOCH Vision, which will include extensive bonus features and
participation from the genre's biggest names. The winning entries, which were
judged on creativity, commerciality and technical merit, were to be submitted by
April 15, 2005. Details about the Blood Drive and additional information can be
found at www.fangoriablooddrive.com.