Fatal Pictures Talk Heir

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With its UK premiere today, Zombie Hamster caught up with Fatal PicturesRichard Powell and Zach Green to get the lowdown on their disturbing masterwork, Heir.

If we were to compile a top ten of the very best short scare flicks of the last five years or so, three of them would belong to Fatal Pictures. The brainchild of writer/director Richard Powell and producer Zach Green, the Canadian indie duo first shook us back in 2010 with the dynamic Worm; an unbearably tense human horror story the pair sequalised (sort of) with 2012’s skin-crawling mini-classic, Familiar. Their latest, HEIR, however is the best of the lot; a 13 minute gut-knotter staring straight into a taboo-busting abyss of incest and child abuse. A truly disturbing masterwork, it’s been stuck in our collective Hamster craw since we saw it. earlier this month

Following a winning screening on home turf at the Toronto After Dark Festival last week, Heir makes its UK debut today as part of Sheffield’s Celluloid Screams line-up; and for those there, it’s simply a must-see. What better time, then, for Zombie Hamster tocatch up with its makers… Read the interview here.

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About FatalPictures

FATAL PICTURES is a Canadian, Toronto based film production company consisting of Writer/Director Richard Powell & Producer Zach Green. Co-Founded together in 2007. Focusing on the creation of original & challenging independent genre film(s). To date the company has produced three critically acclaimed, award winning short films entitled, Consumption (2008), Worm (2010), Familiar (2012) & their fourth film entitled HEIR, which currently in post production & exceeded the funding target via Kickstarter. Starring the hardest working man in horror, Emmy Winner Bill Oberst Jr. & Robert Nolan.
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