Welcome to the Horror Realm Convention site. September 18th - 20th 2009, Pittsburgh Pa.
Sponsored in part by
Rue Morgue magazine,
Library of the Living Dead,
Joseph Beth Booksellers,
Art Institute of Pittsburgh, and Masquerade/Halloween Adventure
Guests are subject to change or cancellation. Some guests may charge a fee for autographs.
Bill Moseley got his first film role in Alan Rudolph's Endangered Species as a cab driver. In 1985's Osa he played a character named "Quilt Face." His third role has become one of his most well known; he appeared as Chop Top in Tobe Hooper's The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2. Two years after TCM 2, he played Frank in 1988's Mamba. Also in 1988 he played Dr. Gilsig in the remake of the Steve McQueen film The Blob. He next played Darrell in the film Pink Cadillac starring Clint Eastwood. He then played the lead role of Ricky Caldwell in Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out!.
In 1990, Bill Moseley appeared in three films: Crash and Burn, The First Power, and The End of Innocence. That year, he also portrayed Johnnie inTom Savini's remake of George Romero's 1968 zombie film, Night of the Living Dead. In 1993, he had a role in the cult hit Army of Darkness as the Deadite leader. A year later, he was featured in the video game Corpse Killer. In 1997 he did voiceover work, for the film, Anders Jacobsson's Evil Ed.
In 2003 he starred as the maniacalOtis B. Driftwood ) in House of 1000 Corpses. As Otis, he again became an icon in the horror community. In 2005, he reprised the role of Otis in the sequel The Devil's Rejects.
In 2008, Moseley plays the role of Luigi Largo inRepo! The Genetic Opera. In this futuristic, genetic opera, he was able to network with Nivek Ogre of Skinny Puppy and ohGr and subsequently, appear's on ohGr's new album Devils in my Details. He mainly speaks at the beginnings or endings of the songs in vivid, poetic rants. He appears on Eyecandy, Feelin' Chicken, Psychoreal, Timebomb, Smogharp, and Witness. Additionally, in 2008, Bill Moseley appeared as a telemarketer in the music video for Combichrist's "Sent to Destroy".
Ken Foree Peter Washington, Dawn of the Dead
Born in Indiana, Ken Foree has been
scaring us on the big screen for years!
Mr. Foree serves as Creative Consultant to Horror Realm.
Leslie Easterbrook has been entertaining fans of both the big screen and small screen for years. Some of Leslie's early work included her role as Debbie Callahan in the "Police Academy" movies and as Rhonda Lee in "Laverne and Shirley." In recent years horror fans have had the opportunity to see Leslie Easterbrook in "The Devils Rejects" and "Halloween(2007)." Currently Leslie Easterbrooke is working on many projects including "Monsterpiece Theatre Volume 1" and "Taxidermist."Tony Todd
He has appeared in more than 100 screen and television films, and has played opposite many major stars in Hollywood. His movie credits include: Platoon (1986), Night of the Living Dead (1990), Candyman (1992), The Crow (1994), The Rock (1996), Wishmaster (1997) and the Final Destination series (2000-2006), and Minotaur (2006). Todd was the voice of The Fallen in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.
He has also acted on Broadway and television, gaining particular renown for his appearances in popular sci-fi/fantasy series. He is well known for his portrayal of Seth in the 1996 movie Beastmaster: The Eye of Braxas. He is also noted by the Star Trek fandom for playing Worf's brother Kurn on Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He also had guest roles as the Alpha Hirogen in an episode of Star Trek: Voyager and the adult Jake Sisko in the award-winning Deep Space Nine episode "The Visitor".His other television appearances include a recurring role on Boston Public and guest appearances on Law & Order, Homicide: Life on the Street, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena Warrior Princess as Cecrops, The X-Files, Smallville, Angel, 24, Charmed, Stargate SG-1, Andromeda, Chuck and starred as Angela's father in Boy Meets World.He is one of the few actors who has portrayed two different roles on 24. He was initially cast as Detective Michael Norris in season three and four years later as General Benjamin Juma in both 24: Redemption and 24 (season 7).
'Squirm' 'Blue Sunshine' 'Just Before Dawn' 'Remote Control'
'Satan's Little Helper'
Jeff's first feature film writing effort was the detective thriller ‘Blade’ which he co-wrote with Ernest Pintoff and starred John Marley and Morgan Freeman.
This was followed by his first feature writing and directing effort, the 1976 ‘Squirm.’ Distributed worldwide by American International Pictures, ‘Squirm’ has earned a permanent place in the ‘Golden Age of Horror’
Then came the1977 cult thriller classic, ‘Blue Sunshine’ starring Zalman King and Robert Walden, followed by the 1981, thriller ‘Just Before Dawn’ starring Gregg Henry and George Kennedy. In 1987, Lieberman wrote and directed the Sci-Fi thriller ‘Remote Control’ starring Kevin Dillon and Jennifer Tilly.
After more than a decade working in Hollywood, serving on such projects as screenwriter of The Neverending Story Part Three, Lieberman returned to genre filmmaking, writing and directing the 2004 feature film ‘Satan’s Little Helper.’ Starring Amanda Plummer and Katheryn Winnick, then in 2007, he created, wrote and directed the pilot for the television series ‘Til Death Do Us Part,’ a half hour dramatic anthology series starring none other than John Waters.
Tiffany Shepis is an American scream queen from New York City, who has been involved in film-making since the age of 12. She got her start in Troma Entertainment's Tromeo and Juliet and has since acted in many other horror movies. Some recent movies Tiffany has starred in are "Nightmare Man", "Zombies, Zombies, Zombies" and "Dark Reel."
Robert Z'Dar made his film debut in "Code Name: Zebra." He achieved his greatest and most enduring cult movie fame as the vengeful, relentless and seemingly indestructible undead New York City police officer Matt Cordell in the immensely entertaining "Maniac Cop" pictures. Among Z'Dar's other memorable roles are a prison guard in the enjoyably sleazy "Hellhole," a crazed prostitute-murdering serial killer in "The Night Stalker" (this part directly led to Z'Dar being cast as Matt Cordell), a vicious criminal who savagely beats up Sylvester Stallone in "Tango and Cash," the Angel of Death in "Soultaker," a smooth drug dealer in the delightfully outrageous "The Divine Enforcer," and Linnea Quigley's abusive husband in "The Rockville Slayer." A popular frequent guest at horror film conventions, Robert Z'Dar has also produced several movies and continues to act with pleasing regularity in a slew of features.
One of Frank Serrao's first professional acting parts was a lead zombie in George Romero's DAWN OF THE DEAD. He went on to work at WQED-TV on two film projects: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court and Shakespeare's Hamlet, portraying the character Bernardo. Frank has appeared in many of the television and feature films produced in Pittsburgh like: Two Evil Eyes, The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh, Diabolique, Striking Distance and Passed Away. He has also worked behind the scenes as a transportation department member on Citizen Cohn, Monkey Shines: An Experiment in Fear, The Jacksons: An American Dream, No Place like Home, Money for Nothing, and much more. Frank is also a middle school language arts teacher.
LEONARD LIESLeonard started working as a professional on the cult horror classic, George Romero's Dawn of the Dead. His image as the Machete Zombie in Dawn of the Dead has become a global horror icon. Leonard frequently corresponds with fans from Japan, Germany, France, and the UK., and of course throughout the U.S. Behind the zombie image is a serious film producer and writer who is presently developing and producing The Fabulous Adventures of Mr. Buckethead, a live action super hero for kids with a comic twist; Brain Storm a powerful true story of a man’s recovery after a horrific accident has him pronounced dead and then his miraculous rebirth; Black Wampum a supernatural thriller set in New Orleans and Silver Scream a who-done-it involving a serial killer who has a taste for blood who murders b-movie horror icons at celebrity fan conventions. Leonard is producing these films through his own production studio Dream Catchers Films, Inc., located in Pittsburgh’s South Hills. Leonard and Mr. Buckethead creator Alex Strang will be accompanied by Mr. Buckethead at this year’s comicon. If you are interested in being considered for a part in the Mr. Buckethead film or tv series kindly go to http://pghfilm.org/hotline/hotline_casting.jsp For more information about Mr. Buckethead or to contact Leonard go to www.dreamcatchersfilmsinc.com or www.machetezombie.com
JIM KRUT -- THE HELICOPTER ZOMBIE. In one of the most memorable scenes from George Romero’s classic Dawn of the Dead, a helicopter blade slashes the top off zombie Jim Krut’s head. The Bravo TV Network has featured it as one of the Top 100 Scariest Movie Moments. In recent years, Jim has acted in such films as The Guatemalan Handshake, Deadlands 2: Trapped, ZOMBthology, 12/24, Squirrel, and The Green Man, He also directs and acts with Gettysburg Stage, in plays such as Dracula, Sister Mary Ignatius, Little Egypt and American Buffalo. He has worked as vice president of communications for 19 years, developing video productions, radio spots and publications. A former actor with two Pittsburgh theatre companies, he performed extensively in the United States, did tech work with The Living Theatre and performed at Scotland’s Edinburgh Theatre Festival. He has edited a magazine and newspaper, won national awards for his writing and photography, and taught workshops on writing and design.
Sharon Ceccatti-Hill is best known for playing the lead zombie nurse in the most remembered horror movie, DAWN OF THE DEAD, a George Romero film. She has become a horror zombie legend all across Europe especially in Germany and is featured as such on posters and many books in Germany. Some of the other films that she has appeared in are, Hellraiser III, Knightriders, Maria’s Lovers, Death Penalty, Silent Witness, Kid Brother (which won awards at the Montreal Film Festival) and many more. Sharon has had a long career over 20 years as a movie and location casting director casting principles, day players and extras. She has cast such films as, Dominick and Eugene; Lady Beware; Gung Ho; Mrs.Soffell; and All The Right Moves. She has worked with directors such as Ron Howard, George Romero, Michael Chapman, Andrei Konchalovsky, and many more. She later joined the David Copperfield Tour as the world’s greatest magician’s personal assistant appearing on stage with him. Since then, Sharon has been scouting locations for movies.
As an actor/director BRETT KELLY has over
a decade of experience.
AMY LYNN BEST is an actress, producer, director and co-founder of Happy Cloud Pictures. Through HCP she has produced and starred in THE RESURRECTION GAME, A FEAST OF FLESH and the upcoming DEMON DIVAS AND THE LANES OF DAMNATION; she has directed and starred in SEVERE INJURIES and SPLATTER MOVIE: THE DIRECTOR'S CUT. In addition, she can be seen in AMERICAN NIGHTMARE (2000), DR. HORROR’S EROTIC HOUSE OF IDIOTS (2003) and COUNTESS BATHORIA'S GRAVEYARD TALES.
and journalist MIKE WATT wrote and directed THE RESURRECTION GAME,
Bloody Earth Film's A FEAST OF FLESH and the upcoming DEMON DIVAS AND THE
LANES OF DAMNATION through Happy Cloud Pictures, which he co-founded with
the lovely and talented Amy Lynn Best and the less lovely but also
talented Bill Homan. He also wrote the screenplays for SEVERE INJURIES,
SPLATTER MOVIE: THE DIRECTOR'S CUT for HCP, DEAD MEN WALKING for The
Asylum and THE SCREENING for G. Cameron Romero. He's the editor of Sirens
of Cinema Magazine and the author of the collection PHOBOPHOBIA.
Tim Gross - A horror film fan who is living a dream which is reviewing horror movies, B-movies, and no budget horror from all kinds of places... Tim is a guy who eagerly awaits the next sequel to Hellraiser, Leprechaun, or Holy Shit... Zombies. He has published three review books the past three years called "Gross Movie Reviews Volume One - Three" and has sold copies of the books in the past year in the UK, Australia, Germany, and Canada. He seeks out no budget horror movies on a regular basis just for the mere reason of you never know when you'll come across the next Romero, Craven, Argento, etc. and also to help out these Indy filmmakers to get out the word about their films as he places his reviews of their films on his website www.bastardsofhorror.com and in his latest book. Tim has also written movie reviews for www.bloodtypeonline.com and for Ultra Violent magazine!
Knetter is from Rochester, Minnesota where he lives with wife Nicole
Currently Joe is working on Zombie Road 3D and Hallow Pointe. He is the writer for both films and will appear in both films. Joe is also working on the anthology “Monsterpiece Theatre.”
actress / model Scarlet Salem is an artist who has
Rick "Of The Dead" Fusselman is the CEO of DSK Productions which started roughly about 6 years ago. They are responsible for making such films as Retards Shouldn't Run With Chainsaws, Slashing Prices, and Holy Shit...Zombies!
Currently he is working with reviewer/writer Tim Gross on gathering producers for the next feature film, Bible Camp Massacre. Which is set to begin filming Summer 2010.
Besides being a director of low budget horror comedy, he is also known for his vast knowledge of horror. He is trying to start his own website based on horror films from the 1980's and looking to begin filming a documentary involving horror.
Cast members of The It’s Alive Show, Pittsburgh’s late night horror host program airing Saturdays at 10 PM on WBGN-TV and midnight on WPMY, will be appearing Friday night at 8 PM. Visit www.theitsaliveshow.com for more information on the show.
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