Interview: WildClaw Theatre, Part 3: Scott Barsotti

Today, as part of our Lovecraft Birthday Celebration, we’re talking to Scott Barsotti, writer for Wildclaw Theatre and author of The Revenants:


IFP: Tell us about your current project. What is it called?

SB: WildClaw is currently putting together the 2nd annual DEATHSCRIBE Festival of Radio Horror Plays. This is an event that solicits writers internationally to submit 10-minute horror plays that are intended for radio. We then rent out the historic Music Box movie house in Chicago, pack the

IFPInterview: WildClaw Theatre, Part 3: Scott Barsotti

Monster Byte: Video Witness Deepens Mystery Surrounding Gang Death

by Paula R. Stiles

Innsmouth, MA: The mystery surrounding the attack last month on actor Peter McCallister, star of local production Tentacles from the Sea 3D, and the strange deaths of his alleged assailants, Hermann Krahen, Friedrich Krahen and Greg Hasler, deepened with the recovery of a video camera previously gone missing from the set.

“We found the camera half-buried in the sand not far from the site of Mr. McCallister’s attack,” said Officer Sandra Lewiston, who has been …

IFPMonster Byte: Video Witness Deepens Mystery Surrounding Gang Death

Interview: Eric Morgret

Today, we’re sitting down with Eric Morgret, co-owner of Maelstrom Productions, a filmmaker of Lovecraftian adaptations out of Seattle:


IFP: Tell us about your current project. What is Strange Aeons about?

EM: I am currently editing our short film The Shunned House. We ran into some heavy post production problems but we are back on schedule.

Strange Aeons is a feature based on Lovecraft’s “The Thing on the Doorstep”. The movie had a premiere at the HP Lovecraft …

IFPInterview: Eric Morgret

Interview: Bumps in the Night Part 2: Greg Benevent

Today, we’re talking to Greg Benevent, also out of Los Angeles, in the second of our Bumps in the Night interviews.


IFP: Tell us about your current project. What is it called?

GB: It’s Ghost Hunters if Ghost Hunters were a show done by two people that loved the show, and one that hated it.

IFP: What was the inspiration for Bumps in the Night? Where did you get the idea for playing ghostbusters who were also pool cleaners?…

IFPInterview: Bumps in the Night Part 2: Greg Benevent

Interview: Bumps in the Night, Part 1: Emmett Furey

Today, in the first of three interviews, we’re talking with Emmett Furey out of Los Angeles, co-creator and star of the fictional ghost hunter series, Bumps in the Night.


IFP: Tell us about your current project. What is it called?

EF: Bumps in the Night is a cross between The Office and Ghost Hunters, a supernatural procedural comedy following the antics of a group of paranormal investigators who call themselves the “North Hollywood Ghost Strike Team (NOGHOST)”.

You …

IFPInterview: Bumps in the Night, Part 1: Emmett Furey

Flames along the Manuxet Finally Subdued

by Justin Curtis Mendoza

Innsmouth, MA – With the cooperation of the nearby Arkham and Ipswich departments, firefighters have managed to subdue the wildfire that has raged along the northeastern banks of the Manuxet River for over a week. There were no fatalities reported thanks to an early evacuation of local residents and the continued diligence of the Innsmouth Fire Department. Surprisingly little damage was inflicted to property in the area. Except for a few abandoned tenements and a minimal …

IFPFlames along the Manuxet Finally Subdued

Monster Byte: Bodies Found on Devil Reef Were Members of Local Gang

by Paula R. Stiles

Innsmouth, MA – Three bodies were found on Devil Reef on Thursday, only days after an attack put actor Peter McCallister in the hospital. Though all three were badly mangled, two of them have been tentatively identified as Hermann Krahen (20) and his younger brother Friedrich (17). The third is believed to be Hermann’s friend Greg Hasler (19). All three were reputed members of the local gang, the Lichens, suspected of setting the wildfire currently scorching …

IFPMonster Byte: Bodies Found on Devil Reef Were Members of Local Gang

Monster Byte: Actor Attacked and Left for Dead on Beach

by Paula R. Stiles

Innsmouth, MA – Summer film production Tentacles from the Sea 3D experienced yet another setback yesterday when the film’s star, Peter McCallister, was found bleeding and half-drowned on the beach across from Devil Reef. He was taken to Innsmouth General Hospital and held overnight for observation. Police suspect that he was assaulted in the course of a robbery.

“Guess he shouldn’t have fought back,” part-time deputy for Innsmouth PD, and building manager for New Church Green, …

Paula R. StilesMonster Byte: Actor Attacked and Left for Dead on Beach

Monster Byte: Fight Breaks Out Between Film Crew and Local Gang at The Siren

by Paula R. Stiles

Innsmouth, MA – Local college watering hole The Siren saw a bit of excitement, as well as unwanted publicity for film production Tentacles from the Sea 3D, last Thursday night when a brawl broke out between the film crew and local gang, the Lichens.

The film’s star, Peter McCallister, was in the bar at the time. He found himself at the centre of the fracas when local gang leader, Hermann Krahen, got into a shouting …

Paula R. StilesMonster Byte: Fight Breaks Out Between Film Crew and Local Gang at The Siren

Innsmouth welcomes prodigal son with film crew

Paula R. Stiles

Innsmouth, MA – 3D horror production, Tentacles from the Sea, has decided to film on location in Innsmouth. According to Director John Mbuntu, it was the idea of his star Peter McCallister. McCallister plays Dave, a young man who tries to save his town from a watery horror despite having a disturbing connection to it.

“I was looking for a setting that would be more inclusive than the usual all-white milieu of horror,” Mbuntu says. “Then …

IFPInnsmouth welcomes prodigal son with film crew