Interview with composer Harry Manfredini (Friday the 13th, Friday the 13th Game)

We were honoured to speak with legendary horror film composer Harry Manfredini about his career in music and film; from creating the iconic score for Friday the 13th and it’s sequels to working on the recent video game.

“……one day in his kitchen, he said to me… I am going to make the scariest film ever, its called Friday the 13th, and you are going to score it…. And the rest I guess is history!”


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Support Indie Film – Harvest Moon (2017)

Savage Beast Films has launched pre-production of its latest feature HARVEST MOON; and has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise additional funding for the thriller, set to shoot in Telluride, Colorado. The cast list  includes, Robert Englund (A Nightmare On Elm Street), Lance Henriksen (Aliens), Jamie Bernadette (The 6th Friend), Betsy Baker (The Evil Dead), Milo Ventimiglia (Rocky Balboa), Yvonne Strahovski (Dexter), Maria Olsen (Paranormal Activity) and Delpaneaux Wills (NCIS). The project also has on-board SFX legend Robert Kurtzman and composer Harry Manfredini (Friday the 13th)

‘After witnessing a murder in the Colorado Wilderness, travel photographer Kyle Williamson seeks out local law enforcement only to find that the small mountain town is not what it seems’

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‘Friday the 13th’ Reboot Axed by Paramount

The move occurs on the same day the studio undated the pic, which was to have opened Oct. 13.

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Review: One Night Of Fear (2016)

Written by Jay Kay

onof1Based on true events surrounding the unexplained vanishing of hikers within The Ocala National Forest comes the cat and mouse thriller ONE NIGHT OF FEAR. Creating a snapshot of survival, brutality and raw emotion, this formulaic indie effort does not stray from the prototypical slasher/survival sub-genre of horror as it plays it straight, letting you know what could have happened to many of those unlucky souls out for experience in the deep and dark woods. This cautionary slaughter piece features horror performance by talent such as Jimmy Dempster (Regret), Jessica Sonneborn (The Haunting of Alice D) and Suzi Lorraine (Torment). ONE NIGHT OF FEAR does cater to a different side of the horror film fan; giving them tension, intent and brutality spread over a long road of survival. Continue reading

HorrorCon UK 2016

Event Reporters – Ben Gummery & Lewis Mainwaring

Held at the Magna Science Adventure Centre, Rotherham on the 9th & 10th of July 2016.

Guests that attended this weekends event included:-eebc4246-a9bc-442c-ae9b-89323e06ad63

  • Doug Bradley (Hellraiser)
  • Kane Hodder (Friday the 13th Franchise)
  • David Naughton (An American Werewolf In London)
  • Linnea Quigley  (Return of the Living Dead)
  • Fennella Fielding (Carry on Screaming)

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Women In Horror Month 2016! Your Top 3

Throughout the month of February here at Indie Mac User we have been celebrating the 7th annual Women in Horror Month. To help celebrate the great women of the horror genre we have been running a survey to find out who YOUR favourite Women in Horror is !!!!


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Top 5 Final Girls Of The Friday The 13th Film Franchise

For Women in Horror Month we at Indie Mac User are taking a retrospective look at our favourite ‘Friday’ final girls !!! *Spoliers*

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Fallen Stars: A Tribute

Here at Indie Mac User we are remembering the stars who have passed away this year.

Ben E. Woolf (September 15, 1980 – February 23, 2015) was an American film and television actor best known for his recurring role as Meep on the television series American Horror Story – Freak Show.

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Horror Month: Top 10 ‘Horror Moms’

Horror Month – June 2015

As part of our Friday the 13th week we are going to take a look at our favourite  ‘horror moms‘ !!!!!!

These women of horror vary from mild to mad hatter crazy !!!!!

Our Top 10

ExorcistMoeder310) Chris MacNeil (The Exorcist)

9) Martha Thomas (Sleepaway Camp) vlcsnap-00433

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Horror Month: Betsy Palmer (Friday the 13th) – A Tribute.

Horror Month – June 2015

Betsy-Palmer-3On June 1st news broke worldwide the legendary actress Betsy Palmer, 88 had died of natural causes at a hospice care centre near her home in Danbury, Connecticut.

We at Indie Mac User were truly shocked and saddened by the news as we were in talks with Betsy’s manager Brad to interview her for horror month.

This day has been dedicated to the remarkable actress, performer and fan favourite that is Betsy Palmer.

I love people, I was born loving people – Betsy Palmer

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