‘Dwellers’, a found footage style horror film written, directed and starring Drew Fortier, has been produced by Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and is set for a virtual screening as part of the HorrorHound Film Festival weekend.
The film’s plot covers a filmmaker and his crew who go missing while filming a documentary covering disappearances within a homeless community, where they discover a terrifying and vicious secret below the city’s surface.
While the official release will on 12 October 2021, the virtual screening will take place 20 March 2021 in the HorrorHound Film Festival Midnight Madness slot (Midnight EST).
Shot in the style of The Blair Witch Project, the film stars Drew Fortier, James L. Edwards (Her Name Was Christa), Douglas Esper (The Nutshell) and Omar Baig (Let’s Make a Movie).
There are also cameo appearances from David Ellefson, as well as former Mushroomhead vocalist. Jeff Hatrix.
Having been selected for a number of film festivals around the globe, the reviews have been great and with a large number of award nominations, ‘Dwellers’ has already gained five awards:
Best Feature (Screamwriting Festival)
Best Director (The Thing in the Basement Horror Fest)
Best Horror Feature (Mad Monster Party Film Fest)
Best Documentary (Hollywood Blood Horror Festival)
Most Disturbing Scenes (Horror Bowl Movie Awards)