It Came From the Indies – Alec Gillis and Harbinger Down

Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff Jr. co-founded Amalgamated Dynamics Inc. which rose to prominence as one of the great practical effects studios in the world. As well as being the team responsible for H.R. Giger’s Xenomorph from Alien 3 onward their filmography runs the gamut from The Santa Clause to …

It Came From the Indies – Nigel McGuinness & LA Fights

A quick ‘n’ dirty bonus episode with Nigel McGuinness! Former pro-wrestler turned multimedia wonder, Nigel McGuinness ran a very successful Kickstarter campaign to create an extremely well-received documentary about his retirement from wrestling. Now Nigel returns with a much larger and more ambitious proposition, the opportunity to back LA FIGHTS. …

It Came From the Indies – Stuart Willis, Payload and Restoration

Stuart Willis is an Australian film maker who wowed many with his short film PAYLOAD and is currently putting the finishing touches to his crowdfunded mini-series RESTORATION. Martin and Stuart talk about both projects as well as science fiction storytelling, crowdfunding, community building and digital distribution. Stuart Willis is an …

It Came From the Indies – Freeman Williams AKA Dr. Freex

Freeman Williams is a performer, writer and b-movie aficionado who once experienced making a low budget horror movie when he wrote what became FOREVER EVIL. After talking to some young talent making low budget genre films in the current cinematic climate and hearing Brad Sykes talk about his experiences in …

It Came From the Indies – LFO: the Movie

LFO: the Movie is a very off-kilter low-fi sci-fi with some creative ideas, great performances and a wickedly black sense of humor. Director/writer/composer Antonio Tublen and lead actor Patrik Karlson talk to Martin about the film. Topics include the low-fi aspects of the film, the score, the personality of Patrik’s …

It Came From the Indies – Brad Sykes & Hi-8

It Came From the Indies has returned with an interview with Brad Sykes, horror director and producer/director of new horror anthology HI-8. Totally different from other recent horror anthologies like V/H/S and The ABCs of Death, Hi-8 is all about aping the shot on video horror cheapies of the 90’s …