Ellefson Flims & Amped/Alliance has announced October 12, 2021, as the release date for their award-winning, found footage horror film Dwellers which will be available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital.
Dwellers is produced by Grammy award-winning Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and is written, directed and stars Drew Fortier. Already the film has scooped up over twenty official selections from film festivals across the globe which no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Alongside critical interest and selections, the film is receiving positive reviews and to top it all of, has received five nominations, Best Feature (Screamwriting Festival), Best Director (The Thing in the Basement Horror Fest), Best Horror Feature (Mad Monster Party Film Fest), Best Documentary (Hollywood Blood Horror Festival) and Most Disturbing Scenes (Horror Bowl Movie Awards).
There are plans for the physical release to be packed with bonus features for fans to get their teeth into and further details are to be released in the coming months along with pre-order information so you’ll know where to get yours.
Virtual screenings took place on Saturday, March 20th, as a part of the HorrorHound Film Festival’s Midnight Madness Feature and were followed by a Q&A with cast members.
The movie has been described as being, “C.H.U.D. if it were shot like The Blair Witch Project.” Starring alongside Drew Fortier is James L. Edwards (Her Name Was Christa), Douglas Esper (The Nutshell) and Omar Baig (Let’s Make a Movie). There are also cameos from the film’s producer, one Mr David Ellefson, as well as former Mushroomhead vocalist, Jeff Hatrix so be sure to look out for those!
The plot centres around the shooting of a documentary on the suspicious disappearances within the homeless community, a filmmaker and his crew go missing themselves while uncovering a terrifying and vicious secret below the city’s surface.
David Ellefson will also be making various appearances throughout the year at horror conventions and fan expos to screen Dwellers. So be sure to keep up with Dave’s social media for more details.