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Greenlight picks up two awards at Shriekfest
Los Angeles, CA – Over the weekend, Greenlight premiered at Shriekfest to three sold-out theaters and took home two awards – Best Thriller Feature Film, and Best Male Performance in a feature film for main lead Chase Williamson.
“We are proud that the team of Greenlight had their world premiere at Shriekfest!” Says festival director, Denise Gossett, who was voted Most Influential Women In Genre by Syfy Wire in 2016.
Chase Williamson as Jack
A director’s dream job quickly descends into a nightmare when he is forced to film a real-life murder.
Greenlight is the directorial debut of Graham Denman, written by Patrick R Young (Bastard, My Teacher, My Obsession) and produced by Rudy Scalese (Going To Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film, Casa De Mi Padre, Ceremony). Financed by Talk Story Pictures and executive produced by Greg Blunden, Pamela Blunden and Phil Malasapina.
The movie stars Chase Williamson (Beyond the Gates, John Dies at the End), Shane Coffey (Pretty Little Liars, Starry Eyes), Caroline Williams (Texas Chainsaw Massacre II, Tales of Halloween) and Chris Browning (Bright, Angel Has Fallen, Only Mine, Bosch). The film also stars Craig Stark (Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, Django Unchained), Victor Turpin (Murder Mystery, Shades of Blue), Nicole Shipley (Buddy Hutchins, All Saints Eve), & Evanne Friedmann (Awkward).
Greenlight’s producer Rudy Scalese (left) and director Graham Denman (right)
Full list of winners of the 19th edition of Shierkfest:
Best Horror Feature Film: “Making Monsters”
Best Sci-Fi Feature Film: “Volition”
Best Thriller Feature Film: “Greenlight”
Best Horror Short Film: “OverKill”
Best Thriller Short Film: “We Die Alone”
Best Super Short Horror Film: “Peep”
Best Horror Feature Screenplay: “The Blood-Red Night of Hatchet Valley”
Best Fantasy/Sci-Fi Feature Screenplay: “Dark Noise”
Best Thriller Feature Screenplay: “Agriturismo”
Best Short Screenplay: “Ganglers”
Best Music Video: “Withorwithout”
Best 2019 Shriekfest Commercial: “Blood Bath”
Best Performance in a short film: Baker Chase Powell
Best Female Performance in a feature film: Jamie Tisdale in “Portal”
Best Male Performance in a feature film: Chase Williamson in “Greenlight”