Thursday, August 11, 2011
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Artist Chogrin (chogrinart.blogspot.com) tribute to the films by Fred Dekker (Night of the Creeps & Monster Squad). The event featured art tributes by selected artists from the Autumn Society (www.theautumnsociety.com) and other special guests.
Shot on a Canon T2i with a 50mm 1.4 prime lens @ 24fps. Audio recorded on Zoom H4n later synced with FCPX. Audio in FCPX was highly enhanced and modified via "Hum Remover." LCDVF viewfinder with D-Focus follow focus.
Monday, August 8, 2011
Fred Dekker & Chogrin
A big THANK-YOU to everyone who came out this Saturday night (August 6th, 2011) for the 1-NIGHT-ONLY, MONSTER CREEPS SHOW in tribute to the films by Fred Dekker (Night of the Creeps & Monster Squad). The event featured art tributes by selected artists from the Autumn Society (www.theautumnsociety.com) and other special guests.
I would like thank writer & director, Fred Dekker, for coming out and making this event so special and possible. Thank-you for creating such timeless & epic movies that have touched the hearts of many geeks like myself around the world.
Another big thank-you Del & Sue over at Dark Delicacies (www.darkdel.com) for letting me host the event at their wonderful store. Many more events to come here!
Other BIG thank-yous to the following people and sponsors for making this event possible!
-Justin Gray (burntobuild.blogspot.com), for creating the amazing MONSTER CREEPS show poster, and for getting me back into Monster Squad & introducing me to Night of the Creeps.
-Rondal Scott III for providing the the talents of Brent Engstrom & Corlen Kruger, and for his sponsorship with STRANGE KIDS CLUB (www.strangekidsclub.com).
-Dick Grunert for his Horror movie consultation and sponsorship with his DEAD OF NIGHT RADIO (deadofnightradio.blogspot.com)
-FRIGHT-RAGS (www.fright-rags.com) for their sponsorship and a copy of the awesome "Night of the Creeps meets Monster Squad" poster by Jason Edmiston
-All the MONSTER CREEPS / ARTISTS: Todd Spence, Sara Turner, Ashley Long, Glen Brogan, Kali Meadows, Brent Engstrom, Corlen Kruger, Bobby O'herlihy, Mark Fionda Jr., Karla Jane, Kasey Tarauj, and Pedro Delgado
-Germain Lussier from /FILM for coming out and doing an amazing Q&A with Fred, before the screening of Monster Squad at the Banshee Theater.
-Rich Collado for always helping me get things done on time and covering all my events!
And a last special shout out to my mom and family for letting me watch these kinds of movies while growing up and making me who I am today.
Video & other coverage soon!
"The Crew" From left to left to right: Dick Grunert, Noel Belknap, Del Howison, Fred Dekker, Chogrin, Ashley Long, Kali Meadows
Fred & Chogrin signing the last poster!
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
And here are all the event details:
CHOGRIN PRESENTS: MONSTER CREEPS, an art show & tribute to the films by Fred Dekker (Night of the Creeps / Monster Squad), featuring art from members of the Autumn Society & other special guests!
FEATURING: An appearance & signing by writer & director Fred Dekker
WHEN: Saturday, August 6th (8pm-10pm)
WHERE: Dark Delicacies ( www.darkdel.com / 3512 W. Magnolia, Burbank, CA 91505 )
SPECIAL SCREENING: A special screening of Monster Squad will be held at the Banshee theater ( www.theatrebanshee.org / 3435 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank 91505 ) with a Q&A moderated by Germain Lussier of Slashfilm.com. The screening stars at 11 p.m. and will be first come, first served.
ART: View the art featured in the show (updated weekly) http://monstercreeps.blogspot.com/p/art.html
MORE ABOUT: Read on how this show came to be http://monstercreeps.blogspot.com/p/about.html
SPONSORED BY: Stange Kids Club (www.strangekidsclub.com) / Fright Rags (www.fright-rags.com) / Dead of Night Radio (deadofnightradio.blogspot.com) / The Autumn Society (www.theautumnsociety.com)