We may be in the middle of a period in history straight out of a horror film but the pandemic has not stopped FrightFest which is back in 2020 in a new online form and bringing the best new horror from across the globe to stream exclusively into your homes. Our exclusive interview feature Five FrightFest Facts From… is also back quizzing the talent behind the terror and giving you an added insight. Below we hear from Tyler Savage director of Blinders and you can read more FrightFest Facts from 2020 and beyond by clicking HERE.
1. Tell us about your film?
Blinders is a horror thriller about a guy who moves to LA, befriends the wrong person, and soon finds himself in serious danger. It’s really about how technology makes us all disturbingly vulnerable.
2. How did you get into making horror movies?
I’ve been obsessed with horror since I was a kid. I remember watching Child’s Play when I was about eight. I was delightfully disturbed, and the passion grew from there.
3. What film would you love to see screened at FrightFest and why?
This is a tough one, but I’ll say Event Horizon. I have a great memory of sneaking into the theatre to see it when I was in elementary and would love to see it with a proper horror-loving crowd.
4. If you could create your own award to give at the FrightFest, what would it be and why?
I’d love to create a Greatest Villain award. Developing memorable characters is so critical to storytelling, and I’d be honoured to be associated with an award that recognizes great bad guys!
5. If your life was made into a horror film, what would it be called and who would play the starring role?
I love this question! Let’s see… It would be titled He’s Not All There and star a heavy and aging Jack Nicholson who haunts the locals ?
Blinders screens August 31, 2020, 4:00 – 6:00 PM and you can find out more HERE