Brande Roderick Director and Star of Wineville SF2023 E46

Brande Roderick, the director and star of the film “Wineville,” discusses her experience and insights about the movie in a lively and engaging interview. She also shares her favorite horror movies and her plans for the distribution of “Wineville.” The upcoming holiday party episode of Scarefest TV is also mentioned, where co-hosts will be celebrating the holidays on air.


Rosemary Idisi Writer and Star of Glamping SF2023 E45

Rosemary Idisi is the writer and star of the film “Glamping SF2023 E43.” The film follows a group of friends on a glamping trip that takes a turn for the worst. Rosemary discusses the challenges of filming the movie in one day and her plans to turn it into a feature film. She also shares her favorite horror movies and her experiences on the film festival circuit. Overall, she expresses her passion for filmmaking and her excitement for future projects.


Christian Bachini of Escalation SF2023 E8

The excitement quickly rises this week as Wes welcomes Christian Bachini to the show. Bachini wrote, directed, produced and starred in ESCALATION, the winner of the Best Short Film award at the 2022 Scarefest film festival.

Christian discusses how ESCALATION developed as a project and who inspired him, his aspirations to be a martials arts film actor, and ESCALATION’s recognition at other film festivals. Christian also gives us an insightful look behind the filming process. And somewhere in there, we get some new celebrity announcements.

In Bonehead weekly news, Joe Lewis shares a double dose of 1999 nostalgia with his reviews of the HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL remake and Tim Burton’s SLEEPY HOLLOW.


Daniel Benedict from The Bloody Man SF2023 E6

Whip up a Bloody Mary and settle in because tonight’s show takes a trip into the demented world of Daniel Benedict, the writer and director of the indie horror flick, THE BLOODY MAN. Wes steps back from the interview loft to let co-hosts Katie Followell and Chad Harlan take the reins.

Daniel discusses the techniques he used to weave various 1980s influences into THE BLOODY MAN, how he once developed a MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE fan film and gives us a peek inside his love of horror. Interesting facts: THE BLOODY MAN was filmed right here in Kentucky and features roles played by a few NIGHTMARE ON ELM STEET alumni actresses.

Plus, we get a new celebrity announcement and Joe Lewis gives his review of the Netflix murder mystery film THE PALE BLUE EYE.


Alrik Bursell SF 2021 E36

This week on Scarefest TV, Wes and cohost Chad Harlen welcome filmmaker Alrik Bursell. You may recognize the name from last year’s filmfest as Alrik’s film The Alternate made it’s Scarfest debut. Nominated for ‘Best Kill’, The Alternate was a fan favorite and Alrik walks us through were the idea for the film came from and how the film draws inspiration from real life.

Alrik is one of the hardest working independent filmmakers around and that has led him to work some of the greats like Francis Ford Coppola. Alrik talks to us about where his love for filmmaking began and what projects he has in the works. His podcast, Making Movies is Hard, dives further into the world of independent filmmaking and explains why making movies is hard (see what we did there).

If you’re a filmmaker and want to hear firsthand what it’s like making a film or what it’s like getting your film into the film fest circuit, this is the episode for you. Plus be sure to stick around until the end as our resident Bonehead, Joe Lewis, reviews the latest in the Halloween saga.

Helen Baldwin Kingkade SF13 E4

This week Wes and co-host Holly speak to Helen Baldwin Kingkade, the director, writer, producer, and a multitude of other hats on the short film SONGBIRD, winner of Best Short Film of 2019 at this year’s Scarefest. SONGBIRD is still currently working its way around the film circuit, netting many awards and accolades in almost every department including Best Actor and Best Cinematography.

A big fan of Alfred Hitchcock, Helen admits that this love may have helped influence the story’s creation. She also discusses SONGBIRD’s casting, the filming process and funding, and what inspires a person to put so much craftsmanship into a short film project. Given the success of this fantastic short film, we’re looking forward to her next project.

We also get some great expanded content this week with a movie review from Bonehead Joe Lewis, a delve into This Week in Horror History and an interview with an Egyptian demon by Dan Nation. An Egyptian demon? Wow, Dan is a brave soul. For more Dan Nation check out Mutagen Nation’s YouTube channel.