Fangoria Films

Fangoria Films

Fangoria Films is a film production and distribution company based out of New York City, New York. It is a subsidiary of Fangoria Entertainment, which encompasses various branches of Starlog's "Fangoria" brand.

As Production Company

Fangoria Films was founded in 1990 with the goal of financing one feature film a year. The first film was 1990's "Mindwarp", starring Bruce Campbell. They then created "Children of the Night" in 1991 and "Severed Ties" in 1992 before ceasing production. [ [ Motion Pictures produced by Fangoria Films] , Internet Movie Database, Accessed: 15 May 2008]

As Distributor

In 1996, Fangoria Films re-emerged as a distribution company, occasionally using their "Gore Zone" label, to release twenty low-budget horror features over the next ten years.

From 1999 to 2003, they partnered with Bedford Entertainment to attain wider releases of certain "Fangoria" titles [ [ Fangoria Takes Bite out of Film Market] , Hollywood Reporter (Subscription required for full article), Accessed: 16 May 2008] . Movies released during this time included ', "The Last Horror Movie", "Slashers", and "Dead Meat" [ [ Motion Pictures distributed by Fangoria Films] , Internet Movie Database, Accessed: 15 May 2008] . Many of these films featured the "Fangoria" logo along the top of their video/DVD covers, while "Fangorias involvement in other releases was substantially more subdued.

In 2004/2005, Fangoria Films produced and distributed Fangoria's Blood Drive, two DVD compilations of award-winning short horror films. The first volume was hosted by musician-turned-filmmaker Rob Zombie, and the second by MuchMusic's (now called FUSE) Mistress Juliya.


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