Horror Film Director

Category: What They Don’t Teach You in Film School


MY NIGHTMARE, MY BIGGEST FEAR – Always, Alleluia!

13th August

At this point in my career I have done hundreds, if not thousands of interviews.

The one question inevitably that is always asked being a horror director is “ What truly scares you? “

A lot of times in interviews I skirt hard hitting questions, I think of some clever sidestep and focus the interview on what I want to talk about and not what the interviewer is actually asking…



ENTERING THE ASYLUM

26th June

If you are following me on any social networking sites, odds are you have seen the countless pictures I have been posting from The Vans Warped Tour.

Last week, Emilie Autumn and I, with about 15 others, set off on the road for an incredible journey that no series of photos can accurately define.  What started out as an experiment turned to an EXPERIENCE and ended in an adventure of discovery, friendship, and more importantly, inspiration.



A Family Affair

26th October

A Family Affair 

My life has been relegated to boxes… thousands, and thousands, and thousands of boxes.  Boxes and labels, don’t get me started on the fucking labels.

 

This week THE DEVIL’S CARNIVAL was released to the world.  DVD/ NETFLIX/ iTUNES/ HOT TOPIC/ the list goes on and on.



LIFE LESSONS: CONCLUSION

Posted by Darren Lynn Bousman in blog, What They Don't Teach You in Film School. 17 comments

16th July

STOP READING: First catch up on the previous blogs:
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My short film ZOMBIE was met with a cold, to lukewarm response… To me that was EXCITING as hell, as all my previous short films where UNWATCHABLE – the mere fact that ANYBODY was able to sit through THIS short film was nothing short of a success on my part…

It was also exciting to me… On a Thursday, I had no short film… On a Sunday I had produced, written, directed, and edited MY OWN short film.


LIFE LESSONS PART 5

Posted by Darren Lynn Bousman in blog, SAW, What They Don't Teach You in Film School. 5 comments

14th July

We are winding down here folks, only one more blog to round out the story! Make sure to catch up on what you have missed!

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The phone rang in my shitty studio apartment early in the morning. I saw the caller ID was coming from Twisted Pictures – my immediate reaction was here we go… they are going to back out…