Tag Archives: Vanessa Ionta Wright

RFF Founder Vanessa Ionta Wright To Direct Stephen King Dollar Baby, ‘Deathroom’

We love Vanessa Ionta Wright here at PopHorror. We’ve interviewed her twice on her role as co-director/co-founder of the Women in Horror Month Film Festival and announced when that fest became the Renegade Film Festival. She’s also an award-winning filmmaker, and we’ve covered and even reviewed her shorts and films …

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‘Worst Laid Plans’: A New Feature Horror Anthology That You’ll Want To Indulge In

Worst Laid Plans

Worst Laid Plans is a feature film horror anthology adapted from the book released by Grindhouse Press. Five horror directors will be adapting five creepy stories of vacations gone wrong. Executive produced by GenreBlast Films, the new production company by GenreBlast Film Festival’s director, Nathan Ludwig, this film will be …

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WIHFF 2020 Announces Celebrity Attendees Heather Langenkamp and Amanda Wyss

heather langenkamp and amanda wyss

The Women in Horror Film Festival is right around the corner!  A flood of indie genre film will take over the historic Strand Theatre in Marietta, GA, February 27-29, 2020.  WIHFF is thrilled to announce that Heather Langenkamp (read our interview – HERE) and Amanda Wyss, the darlings of Elm …

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WIHFF 2020 Lineup Announced Plus Special Guest Jury!

The Dark REd

The Women in Horror Film Festival has been hard at work, preparing for the third installment of the fest. Co-founder and festival director Vanessa Ionta Wright has restructured and relocated! WIHFF 2020 will be held during national WOMEN IN HORROR MONTH, February 27-29, 2020 at the historic STRAND THEATRE on …

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Horror Icons Team Up for Indie Western ‘The Badge, The Gun & The Hangman’s Noose’

The Badge, the Gun, & the Hangman's Noose

Award-winning screenwriter, Edward Santiago, has teamed up with award-winning director and Women in Horror Film Festival co-founder, Vanessa Ionta Wright (Rainy Season, based on the story by Stephen King) and producer Kathy Oliver (The Walking Dead, American Horror Story) to bring to life his western drama, The Badge, The Gun …

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Women In Horror Month Interview: Director Laurel Vail

Women in Horror Month is undeniably one of my favorite times of the year, an opportunity to celebrate the women and films that have left an indelible impression upon us. It seemed the perfect time to conduct my first ever PopHorror interview. Considering how much I absolutely adore the short …

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Lizzie In All Her Glory: 2018 Women in Horror Film Festival Winners

Women in Horror Film Festival

This year, I had the immense privilege of being a judge for the 2018 Women in Horror Film Festival. This past week, October 4 – 7, I had the honor of attending the festival and was a life-changing experience for which I will forever be grateful. Upon arriving, it was …

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Above The Line Artistry Drops Sadistically Beautiful Trailer for ‘Mama’s Boy’

Mama's Boy

A few months back I had the immense pleasure of checking out an early screening of Mama’s Boy and it didn’t disappoint. Samantha Kolesnik is an amazing director who knows how to deliver a true horror story in a short amount of time. Films like hers are the reason the …

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Women in Horror Film Festival Announces 2018 Lineup

Women In Horror Film Festival

Filmmakers Vanessa Ionta Wright and Samantha Kolesnik founded the Women In Horror Film Festival in 2016. The festival is dedicated to celebrating and showcasing women directors, writers, cinematographers, FX artists, editors, production designers, composers, producers, and performers in horror cinema, as well as the teams with whom they work. The folks behind …

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