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Unfiltered Entertainment Announces Distribution with Eagle One Media, Inc. ​ ​ Genre-Bending Film Available on Major Cable Systems as VOD Title

Lincoln, NE: Corruptor​, Unfiltered Entertainment Inc.’s third horror feature, has been placed by distributor Eagle One Media, Inc. as a Video On Demand title on cable television systems all across the US including Comcast, Spectrum and Cox as well as dozens of smaller cable providers. This first phase of distribution also includes the On Demand streaming platforms Amazon Video, iTunes, Youtube and Google Play.

Regarding the recent distribution deal, Unfiltered’s CEO Chad Haufschild said, “We’re so proud of this movie and our cast and crew. We work hard to make creative, original content on a micro-budget, using local resources and talent; it’s gratifying to have our efforts presented to a wider audience on the same platforms as films produced with far more resources.”

Corruptor director Dorothy Booraem said, “We took a risk with tone for Corruptor, moving back and forth between horror and humor to tell this original demon possession story. The horror is intimate, tense and gory. The humor underscores the darkest parts of the film, from the demon hunting pair of priests who stalk the couple to the mute cubicle-worker who’s the office tattletale. I’m incredibly pleased to have a horror film like Corruptor receive this level of distribution. It’s a testament to the power of focused creativity, no matter the budget.”   

About Unfiltered Entertainment Inc.: Unfiltered Entertainment, Inc. creates feature films,episodic web series and shorts for the horror/sci-fi/fantasy fan who is looking for somethingdifferent. Unfiltered Entertainment’s features Wake ​the ​Witch and Blood Rites are available for rent or purchase on Amazon and other digital platforms. Their comedy/fantasy web series On the ​Inside ​can be seen on


UE Produces New Fantasy Episodic “Heartless”

UE partners with No Seatbelts Productions to produce Heartless, a five episode modern magical adventure series influenced by the Spaghetti Westerns of the late 1960′s and early 70′s.

Heartless is a five episode web series about a family torn apart by magic and greed. It opens with Alex Crowley arriving in town, looking for some sign of his long lost family, only to find that several gangs of magical beings have set traps to capture him. As Alex tries to escape his pursuers he uncovers a family secret that could change the course of magic forever.

Pre-production has already begun. Principle photography is scheduled to begin in February, 2013.

UE Auditions for “Blood Rites” Horror Feature

Auditions for Blood Rites, a horror suspense feature written by Chad Haufschild and directed by Dorothy Booraem, will be held in Omaha and Lincoln during March. The Omaha audition will be held on Saturday, March 6th at the Nebraska Film Group studio (1904 Farnam Street) from 11:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Lincoln auditions will be held on Sunday, March 7th at the Turbine Flats building (2124 Y st) from 11:30 to 5 pm. Continue reading for character profiles and audition sides.

Heavily influenced by Giallo, a genre of Italian horror popularized in the late 60’s and 70’s by masters like Dario Argento and Lucio Fulci, Blood Rites is a macabre mystery of murder, drug use and the occult. A drug deal has gone horribly wrong. Nicky, a young woman on the wrong side of the law, finds herself trapped in a secluded warehouse with a sociopathic ex-soldier, a violently unstable drug user, a dying gunshot victim and a handful of religious zealots. Something unnatural is happening. A demon wants to be born and that can only happen with a sacrifice of blood.

Blood Rites is a horror/suspense feature that will be shot in HD in Lincoln, NE. The final product will be sent to festivals and seek distribution.

Production will take place on weekends through April and May (starting the weekend of 10 April). It’s very important that we know of any conflicts actors may have with that schedule.

Blood Rites is auditioning for the featured roles listed below. Sides (short pieces of the script used during an audition) are available for download below. Please bring a headshot (a nice photograph will do) and resume as well as the appropriate sides of the character you wish to audition for.

Featured Roles
Darrin – Tall and thin but athletic, ex-military, early thirties
Diz – Thin alterna-girl, piercings and tattoos, drug user, mid-twenties
Axel – Small and wiry, punk/biker, drug user, mid-twenties
Brother Abram – Average height and weight, pale but handsome, forties or fifties
Sister Anani – Motherly or grandmotherly, Alzheimer’s-type disorder, sixties or seventies
Sister Adna – Thin, plain but pretty, naive, innocent, late teens
Detective Frey – Average build, a bit chunky, handsome but un-kept, late 30’s to 40’s
Detective Green – Thin and tall, athletic, well groomed, expensive tastes, early 30’s

Lead Cult girl (mid-twenties)
Cult Girl 2 (early twenties)
Cult Girl 3 (early twenties)
Cult Girl’s Roommate (early twenties)
Convenience Store Worker (female – any age – quirky)

Featured Extras
Uniformed Police Officers (4 to 6 would be nice)
Crime Scene Investigators/Coroner/EMT (2or 3)
Dead Skinhead
Dead Jason (handsome man in his 30’s)

UE Produces “Wake the Witch” Horror Feature

Wake the Witch, psychological horror/suspense feature, will be shot over the months of September, October and November 2008. Post production will take place December through February 2009. Wake the Witch has been designed from its conception as a straight-to-DVD release. UE’s goal is to use this and future productions to build a body of work and establish a foothold in the home entertainment market.

Inspired by the masters of Japanese horror, Wake the Witch is a ninety-minute psychological horror/suspense feature about three friends who unwittingly release the vengeful spirit of a witch from her resting place in Wilderness Park. As the spirit’s influence over the city grows, the friends search for answers begins. But each answer only raises more questions as the power they unleashed reveals a truth beyond their imagination.

Technical Overview:
Wake the Witch will be shot in High Definition digital video on a JVC GY-HD250 camera in 24p progressive emulating the look of 16mm film. Our camera package also includes a Steadicam, dolly and track, and a jib to allow for advanced camera movement. The shooting package also includes an assortment of professional sound and lighting equipment to ensure the highest possible production value at a limited budget.

Wake the Witch will be shot over the months of September, October and November 2008. Post production will take place December through February 2009.

Marketing and Distribution Plans:
Web marketing has already begun and will continue on a regular basis throughout the production process. Upon completion Wake the Witch will be sent to the 2009 New York Horror Film Festival (“America’s largest and most recognized genre film festival focusing solely on Horror and Science Fiction” and will seek straight to DVD an VOD distribution.

UE Premieres “Declaration of Independents”

After nearly 4 years, Declaration of Independents, the first feature film project produced and directed by UE producer, Chad Haufschild, is finally nearing completion. Chad is currently in the last stages of post production and has promised an early November premiere to be held somewhere in Lincoln, NE.

“This project has been the best kind of film school,” said Chad about the long production schedule. “I’ve learned so much during this shoot, and not just about the art of shooting, but about the business of shooting.”

Declaration was shot in standard definition DV using the JVC GY-DV500 camera on sets and locations all over Lincoln, NE. This comedy chronicles the struggle of an aspiring indy filmmaker who desperately wants to prove his talent by making a feature film but feels as though his efforts are being thwarted by everyone around him.

“This film is not at all autobiographical!” Chad jokes. “Really it’s a caricature of what it feels like for a lot of low budget filmmakers who struggle to overcome the pressures from those around them and their own fears of failure. I’m sure I’m not the only one who has ever felt the way my lead does.”

Chad wrote the film with his good friends and long time colaborators Steve Jackman and Jared Minary, both of whom took on main roles in the movie. “It was Steve’s idea based on the old saying about writing what you know,” Chad said about the script. “This is what we knew as entry-level filmmakers, and that concept plays a big part in the story. And it made sense to cast Jared and Steve in two of the key roles. I knew I could trust them to be there over the long shoot, and the characters are based on us anyway.”

“We brought Dorothy (Booraem) on early, too, as a script consultant and producer.” Chad added. “Dorothy is one of my closest friends and we’ve worked together on several projects before this one. Really we just seems to inject ourselves into each other’s projects. I guess that’s why we’ve finally made it official with UE.”

Dorothy also rounds out the cast taking the third main role. “Her part was pretty much written for her. She tried to convince me once that I should use another actor that auditioned for another role to take her place. I wasn’t having it. No one else could have played it the way she did.”

The project was scheduled as if it were a series of short films, each set shot as a short film. This allowed the producers to cast each set, schedule, and shoot the set before moving on the next set. With only a few exceptions, the supporting characters are only seen on one set making their commitment less intense then the three main roles.
“It was a great theory that worked only fairly well,” Chad commented about the schedule. “Once we were shooting it worked great. It was the time between sets that got out of hand. That was my fault. But my cast and crew were all really understanding and supportive. And even with the long schedule, there were no real issues with continuity. I’m the only one who got fat.”

Declaration of Independents will run just under 90 minutes and will be presented in wide screen format. Unfiltered Entertainment plans on a dual premiere with UE’s first HD short film Manna of the Damned, a zombie-comedy written and directed by Dorothy Booraem.

UE Produces “Manna for the Damned” Short

On April 14th, 2007, Manna for the Damned, a “zomedy” (zombie comedy) written and directed by Dorothy Booraem, began shooting in Lincoln, Nebraska. Manna for the Damned is a fifteen minute short about best friends Devon and Joe, who have been spending their time playing video games and fantasizing about the girlfriends they wish they had. After becoming hooked on the zombie-hero video game Manna for the Damned, they’re ready to get the girls and lives they want…by becoming real zombies. But their quest for human brains and hot chicks will test the bonds of their friendship and change their lives…forever.

Manna for the Damned was an idea I’d been considering for a couple of years…” Dorothy said, “basically two best friends who believe that becoming zombies will make them cool and get them girlfriends. Shaun of the Dead beat me to it, but I think the “zomedy” (zombie comedy) is a great genre mash-up.”

Manna for the Damned is Dorothy’s latest project and continues her exploration of horror, comedy, sci-fi and low budget filmmaking in the Midwest. Dorothy and Chad, UE’s President and Co-CEO, have been friends and collaborators for years, and Chad was excited to be a part of Dorothy’s latest project.

“This was exactly the kind of project we were looking for,” explained Chad, who acted as DP for the project. “When Andy and I formed UE we were clear with each other about who we wanted to work with and the projects we wanted to pursue. Dorothy is a good friend and a talented filmmaker. Her skills as a producer and director were a perfect fit with our equipment and production model. We couldn’t wait to get started.”

Dorothy was excited about the collaboration as well. “When it came time to plan the production I was so excited that Unfiltered Entertainment wanted to be a part of it. Chad and Andy have incredible equipment and technical skills. I knew that with them on board, telling the story of Manna would be easier, more fun and would turn out a kick ass product. And I was right.”

Manna was shot over two weekends in various locations. “We shot at seven locations over what was really about 3 days,” Chad continued. “It was less of a challenge than I expected. We purposely collected a grip package that was as portable as possible. After this shoot I think that direction was the right one to take.”

Pete Lipins was brought on as production designer and Branden Poe brought his skills as an FX artist to the project. Both are talented filmmakers in their own right. Pete Lipins’ feature length film, Killer, is in post-production. His short, Dudeling, won the Audience Choice award at the 2006 Middle of Nowhere Short Film Festival. Branden Poe’s short parody, So You’ve Had It With These Snakes went viral online and was featured on the Snakes on a Plane fan-website in 2006. He is presently working on an hour long series of shorts that will run on the Time Warner Cable Public Access Channel.

“Pete and Branden were impressive,” said Chad. “Pete constructed some of the best sets I’ve worked with and on an incredibly small budget. I think that’s what Pete does best, creating the illusion. And Branden… the guy has mad skills. FX work isn’t his main focus, but you wouldn’t know it by watching the film. His zombie makeup is outstanding!”

The film was shot with JVC’s GY-HD250u, the newest addition to JVC’s ProHD line. “I’m really excited by this camera.” Chad volunteered. “It creates beautiful images at a price that even us little guys can afford. And all this talk about HDV not having the quality needed for serious production is just crazy. Look at the footage. You’ll change your mind.”

Chad used several techniques to get the shots Dorothy asked for including jib, track dolly, and hand-held shots. Chad also used this project as an opportunity to use some mixed lighting techniques to establish mood.

“I used mostly HMI daylight balanced lighting,” Chad explained. “I used them as a key light of sorts and on certain scenes, mostly exterior night shots, I mixed tungsten fixtures and practical lighting for ambient and back light. We ended up with an amber tone that brought an interesting, almost sinister, feeling to the shots. In the interior basement shots I left the overhead flourescents on and keyed with the HMIs. It created this great greenish edge that worked well to set a new mood for that point in the story.”

Dorothy was more than pleased with the collaborative results. “The shoot went smoothly and the footage was amazing – gorgeous color, atmosphere and framing. I’m really looking forward to post production with Unfiltered Entertainment and rocking it in the edit with their HD editing suite.”

Click Here watch Manna for the Damned on Vimeo.