July 26, 2013

Fatal Pictures prepare to unleash 'Heir'

They gave us Worm and Familiar, now Fatal Pictures are back and ready to unleash their latest, and final, short movie, entitled Heir. It is written and directed by Richard Powell, and produced by Richard Powell, Zach Green, Marc Roussel and Ron Basch, in association with Red Sneakers Media. The short stars Bill Oberst Jr and the returning, and quite wonderful, Robert Nolan. If Worm and Familiar are anything to go by you will definitely want to see this; I expect another gem!

FATAL PICTURES in association with RED SNEAKERS MEDIA presents “HEIR”

The final short film from FATAL PICTURES

From Richard Powell and Zach Green’s Fatal Pictures, the company that brought you
the critically acclaimed, award winning horror shorts WORM and FAMILIAR, comes their
new and final short film “HEIR”, a touching tale of father and son.

Starring the Emmy award winning Bill Oberst Jr. (ABRAHAM LINCOLN VS.


After connecting with a stranger of similar interests online, family man Gordon and his
son Paul, embark on an ill-fated road trip in which Gordon aims to indulge in a secret
passion. Before the day ends a horrible truth will be uncovered and a harsh lesson will
be learned.

Combining the best and brightest of our previous film, FAMLIAIR, with new and
accomplished collaborators (BILL OBERST JR, MARC ROUSSEL and RON
BASCH from Red Sneakers Media), HEIR is set to be a disturbing, practical FX
driven horror short which examines one of societies darkest taboos in a way only Fatal
Pictures can. HEIR stands to be our darkest, sharpest and most successful film to date!

Our goal is not only to create a chillingly memorable short film but to demonstrate what
can be done after a film is funded. Our supporters will see the film they helped make in
festivals around the world, in print and in distribution. That is our commitment, to
produce one of the most successful crowd funded film projects to date. In need of further
proof? You can check out our previous short film Familiar on FEARnet and the link.

In addition to several new and exciting collaborations, HEIR will also mark FATAL
PICTURES’ introduction to crowd funding. The campaign to fund the hard costs of the
production will be launched shortly. This process will allow the film community a unique
insight and stake in this disturbing horror tale. The combination of talent and passion we
have brought on board so far means we have a great chance to create something
special, but we can't do it without the support of film lovers, filmmakers and daydreamers
just like you!

Support comes in many shapes and forms, a "like" or "share" of our page means a lot!
This is your chance to help contribute to what stands to be the final short film from
FATAL PICTURES before we stage our feature film debut. This is also your chance to
take advantage of some of these great, fresh new perks!

• The full rights to an original, unproduced short film script from Fatal Pictures will
be up for grabs. Make it, expand it into a feature, do whatever you like with it, it's
yours! The script, entitled VESSEL, embodies everything that makes a Fatal
Pictures short film what it is; complex characters, disturbing social commentary
and our signature blend of horror and drama. Matchflick.com describes VESSEL
as "a unique blend of WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE and

• The original HEIR poster painting, signed by key members of the cast and crew.
This is a one of a kind reward that one special supporter will claim.

• For fans of our previous film Familiar, we will be creating limited edition dvd/blurays,
which will feature an extra special, exclusive bonus feature, which will
remain a secret until the discs ship. These limited editions will be the first
physical release of Familiar for home use from Fatal Pictures, something that’s
been a long time coming!

• Continuing with the exclusives, two major props from our previous films will be up
for grabs! From WORM, Geoffrey Dodd’s suitcase of horrors (hand crafted by
writer/director Richard Powell) and from FAMILIAR, the squid monster which
John Dodd digs out from his leg! This unique piece of our filmmaking history was
created by the spectacular FX team The Butcher Shop (the same team on HEIR)
and comes covered in dried blood and all!

These are just a few of our unique rewards, more to be announced shortly

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