Trigger Warning The incredible author of YA standout Billy Christmas, an all around wholesome time, happens to also be a talented filmmaker working in diverse genres. As this is a trailer for a horror film, frightening images abound.
New Trailer Drops for Mark Pritchard's Horror Short Film
The Billy Christmas author's new short will appear in the upcoming horror anthology, "SINPHONY."
The Sinphony anthology is slated to include ten films including Pritchard's "Limited Edition." In the press release for the film, the plot of "Limited Edition" is described as, "Intent on capturing an original moment in time, a woman faces a deadly battle when the moment fights back."
This new anthology came about in a novel way with a short turn-around. Pritchard explains, "In February I joined the Clubhouse App - an audio only app where you get to hang with people who share your interests. I was in a room with about 10 other filmmakers and the idea was mooted that if we each shot a short film where we were, we could collectively package it as a feature film. Sebastien Bazile offered to Exec Produce and finance it from his company Screen Anthology - so we just got at it.
Catch the trailer for "Limited Edition" and the Sinphony anthology above or HERE
Mark Pritchard's first novel is Billy Christmas, which Worcester Book Reviews calls "a magical treat in the grand tradition of children’s Christmas tales – he’s a natural storyteller, whose characters will engage and delight even the most hard-hearted scrooge." You can order it from your preferred retailer HERE
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