On this episode of The Filmcraziest Show, I talked with Jeremy Gardner (pictured in the featured image), the co-director, writer and star of After Midnight (a new Shudder Exclusive). We discuss stories in bartending and the “bar mat shot,” getting Brea Grant for the film and auditions, growing as a filmmaker since his first film The Battery, collaborating with Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson, the film’s original title, karaoke and the perfect mix-tape song, framing shots, as well as creature design and Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight and Todd Masters.
Directed by: Jeremy Gardner, Christian Stella. Starring: Jeremy Gardner, Brea Grant, Henry Zebrowski. Runtime: 1h 23 min. Mild spoilers follow. After a decade-long storybook romance for Hank (Jeremy Gardner) and Abby (Brea Grant) in small-town Florida, Abby disappears in the middle of the night leaving a cryptic note saying she’s going away for awhile. Hank [...]
Directed by: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead. Starring: Lou Taylor Pucci, Nadia Hilker, Francesco Carnelutti. Runtime: 1h 49 min. Released: March 20, 2015 (online). Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead’s second feature film is a foray into romance while still maintaining their horror roots. The film opens on Evan (Lou Taylor Pucci) as his life is falling [...]