"The Babysitter Murders" wins big at Stanley!
We’re thrilled to announce that "The Babysitter Murders" won both the Audience and Jury Awards for Best Short at the Stanley Film Festivalthis past weekend. We were among like-minded... Read more
You Can't Avoid... THE VOID!
Howdy guys and ghouls,
Just wanted to take a moment to give a shout out to some friends and fellow filmmakers who are currently fundraising for their new film THE... Read more
All In The Family!
Howdy Guys and Ghouls,
It was almost a year ago today that I made the decision to stop chasing the elusive "Hollywood dream" and to divert all energies into making... Read more
Unwrap a "Bundle Of Nerves" this holiday season...
Howdy Guys & Ghouls,
Earlier this fall we were approached by the fine folks at Legendary Pictures and asked to make a short film as part of a promotional... Read more
Taking The Long Way
Happy Thursday Guys and Ghouls!
I wanted to use this update to talk a little bit about the Fast / Cheap / Great paradigm. While most of us who work... Read more
It's The Most Beautiful Time Of The Year...
Happy October! As you can imagine, this is our favorite month at Trapdoor Pictures and we’re starting this one off with a bang!
Last week we were invited by the... Read more
We're Making a TMC Comic!
My plan from the very beginning, has been to turn The Mortuary Collection into an ongoing anthology series that fosters the new, undiscovered voices in the genre. A place where... Read more
Montgomery Dark calls... to Thank our Backers
As our campaign comes to an end and the days turn to hours, we've had to enlist the help of Willowbrook's resident mortician to help bring us home. We simply... Read more
We love our Backers!
With only 3 days remaining and still a ways to go before we meet our goal, we remain optimistic thanks to the encouragement from our backers. We appreciate all the increased contributions, shares,... Read more
Making a Kickstarter Video or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Limitations
Lately, several people have been asking about our Kickstarter video, how we made it and how much it cost. The short answer is, we made it cheap with the resources... Read more
A Sickeningly Sappy Message from TMC Producer, Ben Hethcoat
To our incredible Backers:
Happy Friday the 13th! A simple “Thank You” can only begin to scratch the surface of our gratitude for you. I'd like to take a moment... Read more
SPECIAL BONUS PERK!!!
We're huge fans of Mondo posters and all the amazing artists they commission for limited-edition prints. We figured, what better way to celebrate the final stretch of our campaign than by... Read more
Karl Slominski: The Mad Genius
Happy Friday Guys and Ghouls!
Today we have a special update from our in-house artist Karl Slominski whose been hard at work bringing the monsters in our twisted tales to... Read more
We Come In Pieces: The Rebirth of the Horror Anthology Film
Howdy Guys and Ghouls!
In case you haven't noticed by now, we over here at Trapdoor Pictures love horror anthology films. We love them so much, we decided to make... Read more
Give credit where credit is due.
It was brought to my attention this morning that one of the images we were using on our campaign page, is not an image we own the rights to and... Read more
Some People Say The Nicest Things
Last week I received an email from an old film festival (writer / filmmaker) friend who had seen our campaign for The Mortuary Collection and wanted to do a write-up... Read more
Memorial Day Special
Happy Memorial Day boils and ghouls!
The next 10 people to contribute $50 (or more) will receive one of these Tales from the Crypt t-shirts (in addition to your other... Read more
We're 50% funded!
Thanks to you, we are 50% funded after only three days!
The Trapdoor Pictures team is still working around the clock but that doesn't mean we can't take a moment... Read more
Killer POV Podcast
We sat down with the awesome crew of Killer P.O.V. to discuss what makes a great horror anthology film, our personal favorites and Ben's highly controversial affinity for Chief Woodenhead. ... Read more