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 Do you love isolation horror movies like “Evil Dead”? Are you scared of found footage movies like the “Blair Witch Project”? Do you find the forests of “Friday the 13th” terrifying?

Then you’ll love “She Walks The Woods.”  

 “She Walks The Woods” is a raw found footage horror film with a creepy element of isolation in the rocky mountains.  "She Walks The Woods" will make you want to sleep with the lights on. Featuring:

  • 80 minutes of found-footage terror
  • Gut-wrenching monster gore
  • The first original horror film from Cult Classic Horror 
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Watch the first scene of the movie in this exclusive 5-minute sneak peak! Plus, go behind the scenes with a short interview with writers Scotty and Danny Bohnen. 

"She Walks The Woods" is a found-footage feature film inspired by the likes of "Evil Dead" and "The Blair Witch Project" about four explorers who learn why hundreds of people disappear in our national parks every year. 

A monster's worst nightmare - the second amendment!
A monster's worst nightmare - the second amendment!

Mike and Brad Rayburn host "Ultimate Survival", a YouTube series about exploring and surviving in nature. Together with their camera man, Dennis, the thrill seekers are constantly trying to push the envelope to attract viewers.

When Dennis' friend Hope offers her family's isolated cabin as a shooting location, they jump at the chance - but the team is going to find more adventure then they bargained for. Because the woods are waiting for them. And the woods are hungry.

Found footage horror can be immersive - but it can also be an excuse to cheap out on creatures, gore, and scares. That's what makes "She Walks The Woods" so special - we're not going to hide the good stuff behind found footage. This movie delivers - and the last fifteen minutes will scare the hell out of you! 

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 Mike Rayburn (Danny Bohnen) 

Mike Rayburn is the driving force of the group and the web series they’re trying to create. He knows he’s not getting any younger and he’s out to capture the best footage possible, no matter what the cost.

Actor/producer/writer born Daniel Ross Bohnen on September 22nd 1985 in Longmont, Colorado, he is twin brother to Scotty Bohnen. Danny grew up performing at his family's dinner theatre (Jesters Dinner Theatre) and has played every role from Tiny Tim to Jekyll & Hyde.

  Before pursuing his dream career of filmmaking and acting, Danny was a firefighter/EMT, amateur mixed martial arts fighter and an e-commerce entrepreneur.

  He is well known as the co-host (alongside his brother) of The Cult Classic Horror Show, a top rated podcast. He just finished principle photography on his first executive produced feature, She Walks the Woods, in which he also stars as an actor.

  Aside from acting, Danny is the guitar player of Poolside at the Flamingo, an internationally recognized grind-core band.

Hope (Vivenne Edridge)

Hope is looking for excitement and adventure so when she finds out her old college “friend” Dennis is making a survival web series she rushes to offer up her parent’s land as a prime filming location.

Vivienne has been in the entertainment industry for 10 years and has loved every minute of it. She graduated from The University of Colorado, Boulder with a major in Film Studies. She loves all things that have to do with the film and TV industry and will work in it in any aspect she can, though acting is her main passion. She continues to grow in her craft through workshops and coaching with industry professionals and is always on the lookout for ways to improve and continue on the path to do what she loves most - create and inspire through the art of acting. 

 Dennis Copley (Jason Potter) 

Dennis is the tech geek and camera operator of the crew.  He’s very organized and knows his stuff.  He’s hopeful to spark up an old flame when Hope comes along. 

Jason is feisty, powerful and plays unpredictable characters with charm and humor. His editing and directing background allows him to have a behind the scenes understanding of the process. Off set he is fun, kind and adventurous. His talents extend into music with a wide array of instruments (known mostly for guitar) and fully composed pieces. Jason works everyday to constantly find new ways to enhance his skill sets and extend into learning new ones. His love for the craft runs parallel to his optimism in life.

Brad Rayburn (Scotty Bohnen)

Brad Rayburn is Mike’s brother and he’s just out to have a good time.  He’s always joking around and seems easy-going but he loses his “cool” easily when under pressure. 

 Scotty Bohnen is an actor & producer born and raised in Colorado. He grew up doing theatre at his family's dinner theatre in Longmont, Colorado where he played rolls such as Radames (Aida), Beast (Beauty & the Beast), Billy Bigelow (Carousel), Cliff (Cabaret) and Marius in Les Miserables, to name a few.

  He then started to pursue film acting in his late 20's. He is well known as the co-host, along side his twin brother, of The Cult Classic Horror Show, a top rated podcast. He just finished principle photography on his first executive produced feature , She Walks the Woods, in which he also stars as an actor.

  Aside from acting, Scotty is the singer of Poolside at the Flamingo, an internationally recognized grindcore band. He also enjoys hiking, skiing, traveling and cheering on all Colorado sports teams.

She (Jessie Nerud)

She is an ancient creature of unknown origin who roams the woods, feasting on any living thing she comes across. 

Jessie Nerud, a Colorado native, has lived a fearless and challenging life which in turn has created a fiercely driven and passionate actor with a unique set of qualities. A classical film and television acting training that she acquired at NYCDA in New York City has set her apart from the rest when it comes to professionalism and hard work on set. Roles that she continually books are quirky, silly and sarcastic yet that doesn't defer from her subtle strength with dramatic roles. In her latest film 'She Walks the Woods' she plays the lead monster. She books in several markets, has representation in CO, NM and GA and crews love working with her because of her immense artistic drive and unique take on every project.

 "She Walks The Woods" is the first original horror film from Cult Classic Horror.

Founded in 2015 by brothers Scotty and Danny Bohnen, aka "the Blood Brothers", Cult Classic Horror is a weekly podcast that revisits and reviews your favorite horror films, complete with behind-the-scenes trivia. 

Left to right: Scotty Bohnen, Danny Bohnen, and Robert O'Neal
Left to right: Scotty Bohnen, Danny Bohnen, and Robert O'Neal

Together with friend and co-host Rob O'Neal,  every week Cult Classic Horror brings:

  • Killer Interviews with actors, directors, and anyone else we can get our hands on
  • Dirty-Little "behind the scenes” secrets of your favorite films
  • Weekly contests give interactive listeners the chance to win "Horror Freak Of The Week" and get FREE PRIZES.

"She Walks The Woods" is a movie for horror fans, by horror fans. Featuring the talents of:

Jeremy Cumrine ("Hunter William" / Production Assistant)

Jeremy is a fun and spontaneous person who plays characters with a mysterious/enticing persona who will surprise you with a quiet yet abrupt performance. However, Jeremy can also expand to the comedic or even the well grounded/serious hero of the story. While doing great things in Colorado, Jeremy is gaining experience in the TV/film industry in New Mexico. 

Jeremy has done serious roles in Terrene and using many non verbals to tell the story in "Breathe", a music video by Laura Brehm. We also get to see a fun and wild side in his film Chrome as well as #disconnected. Off set he is a kind, compassionate and a daring person who loves to travel, ride motorcycles and play music. Growing up, Jeremy had set his sights on music, playing guitar, piano and bass. After touring for a couple of years, he realized that music just wasn't for him or the career he wanted. Now, Jeremy helps run a brewery that him and 3 of his friends built from the inside out in Brighton Colorado.

Brandon Shaffer ("Hunter Jim" / Production Assistant)

Brandon Michael Shaffer is an American TV/Film actor from Denver, CO. His professional training includes advanced TV/Film work, as well as Improvisation Theater. He got his start in a local web commercial, eventually moving on to local television commercials, as well as a local short film, "The Outsider". Brandon explores a broad range of roles and characters, but frequently reads for young professionals who aren't quite ready to do the right thing; as well as frat guys, good friends, good/bad boyfriends, and anything outdoorsy. His favorite roles/characters lend to his vulnerability, and ability to relate, which carry over into his personal life. 

Brandon loves golf, and has been playing since he was 4 years old when his parents gifted him with toy golf clubs. Brandon also played competitive baseball all throughout his childhood, into freshman year at Columbine High School. When he was 7, he began to explore his love for acting at Younger Generation Players, a small theater in the Denver area, where he performed in several small productions. Brandon's hobbies include softball, marathon running, spartan races, fitness, concerts, Texas hold 'em poker, snowboarding, camping, fishing, traveling, and being around friends and family. Brandon is extremely close to big blended family; his mom, dad, step-dad, brother, and two sisters are the most important part of his life.

Taylor Morgan ("Hunter James")

Taylor Cole Morgan was born in New Mexico to two amazingly talented parents. Having grown up out in the country, Taylor had the land and his imagination at his disposal. His father worked in the oilfield while his mother owned and operated an antique store. Having a foot in both his parents work world, Taylor felt the need to always put on a show and make those around him laugh. 

While he and his friends would constantly sneak into a reporters frame during live news to be on TV, Taylor also knew this was the path he wanted to take by always being on the screen to make the world laugh. His big break came when he was fortunate enough to work with Ulrich Thompson and Oscar winner Anthony Dodd Mantle on the film Gutterbee.

Brian McCully (Director)

Brian McCulley is a producer/director/writer with a career ranging from the genres comedy to horror. He is known for taking on ambitious projects with lower budgets, and turning them into big productions on the screen. He has a vast experience in casting, talent development and many other parts of film making Brian started as an actor and he still continues to act he can be seen in The Creep Behind the Camera (2014).


        Brian and his casting partner Annie Hamilton have cast a number of commercials for many directors including Tony Scott and Derek Cianfrance and clients: Coke, Southwest Airlines, Reebok, US Army, America's Most Wanted, Rolling Stone Magazine's Where It's At: The Rolling Stone State of the Union (1998). The EDS Technology commercial they helped cast under Laray Mayfield in 1999 was seen during The Superbowl and won a CLIO award that year.

John Crockett (Director)

John Crockett is a Director and Producer in Denver, Colorado. Co-owner of AEC Studios, he creates a wide variety of media content ranging from feature films and short films to webisodes and music videos. Working with actors is really what John does best, whether that is coaching his acting workshops at Front Range Acting Studio or with Hamilton Casting as a session director. 

John began his journey in the entertainment industry as many do, as an actor. After exploring life on stage, in film and television, he continued other forms of performance as a host, improviser and stand up comedian. After spending sometime in Los Angeles, John returned to his home state of Colorado to pursue work behind the camera.

   Fully immersed in the industry for over 15 years now, John has directed short films, webisodes and commercials (The Note, Three Sisters Laundry & The Locals). Produced feature films (College Pranks, Cut/Print). Helped cast national television commercials (Coors, Ford & Coke-a-Cola) major motion pictures (Gone Girl, Lords of Dogtown) and Television Shows (Supernanny & 20/20).

“Monster” Midian Crosby (Makeup Effects Department Head)

Monster Makeup FX co-Founder & Lead Makeup Artist "Monster" Midian Crosby is a practical Special FX makeup artist at the vanguard of cinema & media. 

Having lent her talents to over 30 feature films and numerous television and commercial media projects, "Monster" Midian has developed a solid reputation for creativity, professionalism, and excellence in her craft.


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How many found footage films leave you feeling ripped off? How many cop out with a cheap camera trick to avoid showing you anything cool?

Not this one. "She Walks The Woods" actually pays off!

You can't miss "She Walks The Woods" because:

  • No cop-outs: "She Walks The Woods" delivers the monster and the gore
  • "She Walks The Woods" won't insult you with crappy acting and undeveloped characters
  • An immersive, isolationist found footage experience that will creep you out before it moves in for the kill! 
"What's that sound? Better check it out!" said no one ever.
"What's that sound? Better check it out!" said no one ever.

You should avoid "She Walks The Woods" if:

  • You're already afraid of the dark
  • You suffer from insomnia or have trouble falling asleep
  • You're an evil creature that lives in the woods and feeds on the innocent who is easily offended by violent portrayals of your species

The thing that makes Cult Classic Horror so special is the connection between the hosts and the fans. Loving horror used to make us weird and different. But with thousands of weekly listeners, over 30,000 members of our Facebook community, and thousands more email subscribers and blog readers, Cult Classic Horror has become a community of horror fans who found each other.

We made this movie for you, because we're just like you. And we want you to have the chance to have as much pride in "She Walks The Woods" as we do!

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"She Walks The Woods" has completed principal photography - we need your help to finish it! We want to share our movie with the world, and with your help we can.

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Thank you for giving us the chance to tell you all about "She Walks The Woods." I hope you'll decide to check it out, because I'm sure you'll love it.

-Danny Bohnen

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