Sunday, November 28, 2010

my minute reel is up- check it out :)

clips from some of my upcoming films found below in my new minute reel. big thanks to "you" for doing it for me. you rock, alot.

hope everyone likes it!

Monday, November 22, 2010

Online store is up and LIVE

Hey guys,
my store has been a lame attempt for awhile now and thanks to some cool people, you can now buy autographed photos at my store! Head over to and click on the button that says..yup, "store".
all orders personalized and delivered within 2-4 weeks... directly benefits the making of new indie films and depending on the time of year, my favorite charity.
more merch coming soon- thanks for stopping by!

New review for 15 Till Midnight!

"the most ambitious indie film I've seen in years"

Nerd Remix has reviewed my scifi/thriller film 15 Till Midnight staring Brandon Slagle, Dee Martin, Andrew Roth, Andrea Chen and myself :)  Directed by the badass himself Wolfgang Meyer

Check out what they had to say here:

Thanks! Be sure to watch for 15TM hitting festival scene soon :)

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Thinkin out loud..bout serial killers..:)

So this week has been weird for a variety of reasons...
i have always been a night person, so it was very easy to switch to being awake all night and sleeping during the day for the CUT filming schedule. however, getting back to regular hours is proving to be a bit more difficult. so at 2am i wake up from my nap to watch Avatar...which after seeing for the second time i am convinced was completely and totally ripped from Fern Gully. If any of you have seen that as a kid, watch it again..its exactly like watching a normal length film version of Camerons epic.

this leads me to wander to more interesting trains of thought and i landed on a program i watched yesterday night- a series of interviews with various convicted serial killers.
one of the things i always tell people who ask me "why the hell do you keep making horror films??? why dont you do a nice comedy or something"- is that the best films, of any genre, stick with you long after they are over. they haunt you (whether in a good way or bad) and stay among your thoughts and affect your life. some inspire, some amuse..and my personal favorites keep you looking under your bed, in your closet and needing the lights on at night.
well being a particularly jaded sicko, i rarely have the opportunity to experience a film that shocks and chills me while watching it, let alone way later...but i cannot get last nights program out of my head.

i am not new to this type of material. i have studied various serial killers in detail, partly for different roles and then sheer curiosity. i know the warning signs, the mannerisms, the patterns, the variables. i know that generally they feel the same way about gutting someone as they do about making coffee..... but this program stopped me as it was not a biography or a film based on the life of. it was actual interviews with the killers themselves. i landed right in the middle of Jeffery Dahmer and his father explaining details and the feelings he had to go with them of his various horrid crimes.
several others followed as well- a guy who was working in a hospital and killing his patients. almost 70 people died via rat poison, smothering etc.
another man was telling us how he would make friends with people simply to gain the "safe word" or trust of their little girls so he could rape and kill them.

i watch very closely as these guys tell their stories and their opinions/feelings. i look for the tiniest hint of emotion- i look into their eyes, look for twitching in their face, hesitation or bracing in their voice. but there is nothing. not even a coldness or evil vibe, something of warning....there is just nothing.
they have no regrets or second thoughts and very casually say so. they talk about brutally and graphically hacking up and raping screaming 4 yr olds so calmly and indifferently you might have asked them what time it was or how they were enjoying the weather. and i guess it just hits me how sick some people are. these guys do not come with a warning label, there is no big sign above their head saying watch out for this one. they are very average looking people. they are all very charming, polite and generally anyone you might see during your day. most of them had wives and children. good jobs. how frightening to think while youre walking next to someone in the grocery store, they might smile kindly and continue on..but really be lost in a fantasy about various ways to murder you while they pick up a loaf of bread.
almost all of them stated that thoughts and fantasies of murder started around the age of 12. my only question there is how the hell did these kids make it all the way through school with no one noticing or caring that something is off?? Maybe if teachers/counslers/adminstrators cared just a bit more or spent an extra dollar so they could give a bit more attention, maybe some kids wouldnt slip through the cracks.

i guess to wrap it up the theme this week is that people never fail to shock you. the way some think, their lack of empathy, their disgusting behaivor...society is a scary place. while i get a bit excited at how great some of these stories would be as films, i stop to think how sick i am too. people love a good horror film, love a good twisted it more when its real life. psychos are among us.. and the rest of us are here to soak up and fixate on their crimes. books, cinema, even exploting it for ratings on the evening news. we drop our jaws and say shame on them for what they do...but we dont look away. cant look away. makes you wonder who the real psychos are. maybe we're all a little off.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

BDHR names me the new Brinke Stevens :)

Big Daddy says they've found a new Brinke for this me?
Flattered for the comparison..hopefully she supports it too, I am a fan of the lovely Ms. Stevens. What do you guys think? Check out the article below. Thanks Daddy

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Not my LATEST interview..but a favorite: tackles religion

Brutal as Hell presents: There's Something About Devanny

I really enjoyed this interview..ive got a zillion already, but this one stands out as it is with someone who was also raised as a Christian- I have addressed my faith in many articles but Marc really wanted to digg into it so if you are curious about how I can be a big fan of God AND Gore, go ahead and check it out.
I welcome all comments/emails/death threats.. this topic generally gets opinions going- i have no problem with comparing notes.

annnddd CUT! snuff film anyone? :)

lots of buzzz about this one! prob because of the oober talented cast/crew attached.
we are half way through principal photography and it is Amazing so far. im scaring alot of people and cracking up the rest in my role as Rebecca. Filming in norther NY with some awesome people like Michael Berryman, Katie Parker, Brandon Slagle, Jesse Kozel, Tawny Amber Young, Mark Hansen and Shannon Lark. its been soo fun.
directed by my favorites: Joe Hollow and Wolfgang Meyer. crew is solid..including my new fav Justin Gordon. next up is an asylum with Kane Hodder, Tony Todd and Michael again. its gana be badazzzzz
top it off with a quick scene opposite my dearest Deneen. got all the allstars jam packed. worked for the first time with ms. Jessica Cameron. pleased to say the good rumors were true. a joy to work with.
to quote Cameron and Melody..its so nice to meet girls who just "get it".
More pics and press coming soon. Check out the imdb:

Brutal as Hell discovers I can act!

I was happy to find that Brutal as Hell gave my first scifi/thriller film 15 Till Midnight a positive review...and they were happy to find that I could actually act! It's a joyful day here in horrorwood.

Check out the review and watch the preview!

More info at the imdb page. add the facebook group too :)

VivId- my new film!

So some of you might have heard a little about my new film VivId: It is something i have a leading role in as well as producing (and basically filling in all the gaps). It is Brandon Slagles directing debut- hes doing a fab job. We have halted production briefly to film Cut (more on that in a bit) but so far are about half way through filming.
Its about a serial killer known as The Man of Sin (slagle) who feels he has achieved all that he can as far as thrills go. In search of the next high he discovers a way see what life is like as another person. He learns about his victims through their daydreams and soaks up their fear through their own eyes in the last moments of their life and death.
Filming is taking place in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. In the vein of Alice in Wonderland, Inception and Crash: Vivid stars Rachel Grubb, Devanny Pinn, Keith Kraft, Deneen Melody and Brandon Slagle- with Bill Oberst Jr.,  Elisabeth Fies, Barry Radcliff, Katrina Cheri, Tara Cardinal and Bianca Barnett

Curious? Make sure to watch the teaser trailer on my blog! Vivid wraps production December :)

My interview with Al K Hall :)

New interview posted: check it out here!
Thanks Al- you were a fun night ;)

New review for Song of the Shattered!

"This movie builds tension like no other independent feature I've seen..." - Thomas Gleba from NerdRemix - on Song of the Shattered (2010) - check out the review HERE -

Thank you Thomas on being the first site to review our film!
The entended preview got huge support from the audience at Viscera Film Festival (thank you Shannon and Heidi) and shocked/disturbed people at its premiere at the SACHorror Con. So check out the review, more to come soon and if you havent yet- watch the preview on my page!

Song of the Shattered: Devanny Pinn, Brandon Slagle, Tara Cardinal, Deneen Melody, Jess Weber and Joe Hollow.  Directed by Wolfgang Meyer