HEY CROSSING OVER, HARRISON FORD AND HORROR/THRILL FLICK FANS! CHECK THIS OUT!
PREMIERE PROPS, FANGORIA AND CREATION ENTERTAINMENT ROLL OUT
Fangoria Live Auction
THE FANGORIA LIVE AUCTION WILL BE HELD ON
SATURDAY APRIL 18, 2009 AT THE
LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER
SPONSORED BY SHOCKTILLYOUDROP.COM, ARROWINTHEHEAD.COM, DREADCENTRAL.COM, AFTER DARK FILMS AND TEXAS FRIGHTMARE WEEKEND
Fans will have the chance to bid on over 500 of the top horror and thriller movie props and costumes from films including My Bloody Valentine, Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans, The Wizard Of Gore, Knowing, Quarantine, Crank: High Voltage, Crossover, The Midnight Meat Train, Sex Drive, Passengers, Killshot, Two Lovers, Fired Up, Mutant Chronicles and many more! Also, throughout the weekend many special guests will be attending the Fangoria Convention, including the Godfather of Gore and director of Blood Feast, Herschell Gordon Lewis, actress Adrienne King from Friday the 13th, actor Jordan Ladd from Cabin Fever and Hostel: Part II and Bill Moseley, the star of House of 1,000 Corpses. My Bloody Valentine director, Patrick Lussier will participate in a Q&A and sign autographs on Sunday, April 19th. This will allow fans to have their favorite My Bloody Valentine props and costumes autographed by Patrick Lussier and the chance to finally ask questions about the making of the movie! Additionally, Clive Barker will participate in a Q&A on Saturday in support of his new film The Midnight Meat Train.
"On behalf of Creation Entertainment and Fangoria Entertainment, I would like to express how delighted we are to be partnering with Premiere Props on the Official Fangoria Weekend of Horrors Live Auction" said Adam Malin, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Creation Entertainment. "Premiere is a world class organization in presenting the finest entertainment memorabilia in the auction marketplace, and it makes perfect sense to be pairing up with Fangoria's Weekend of Horrors, the number one event destination of passionate horror fans worldwide. This will be a marriage made in bloody Hell!"
Fans can also place live bids online at http://www.icollector.com/ with the preview beginning April 18 at 9am and the live auction starting at 11am. For more information, please visit http://www.premiereprops.com or call (310) 322-PROP / (888) 761-PROP.
The LIVE FANGORIA AUCTION will feature movie collectibles and props including:
My Bloody Valentine: Black miner belt, Red Kroeler miner lamp, rubber pick axe, assorted heart shaped candy boxes and cresent wrenches.
My Bloody Valentine: Key hero gas mask with hose and self-rescuer.
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans: Death Dealer's (Jason Hood) dark grey plastic armor with emblem center front.
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans: Sonja's (Rhona Mitra)soft plastic etched gold w/ green stone "soft" pendant
Quarantine: Angela's (Jennifer Carpenter) tan "Wallace" long sleeve sweater (bloody).
Outlander: Black plaster with metal handles space gun.
Outlander: Kainan's (James Caviezel) grey microfiber w/ black abstract design vest.
Crossing Over: Max's (Harrison Ford) screen worn navy cotton with yellow "Police Ice" lettering on front and back "Speedy" short sleeve polo shirt.
Fanboys: Cassie's (Dakota Fanning) Hero grey flannel wool with black cotton trim / nehru collar / 5 hook-eye closures "Rag & Bone."
Feast 2: Young Bride's white "Formals Etc" spaghetti strap wedding gown.
Fired Up: Orange and white with black stripes "Tigers" mascot costume includes head and four finger gloves, includes battery powered fan installed at top of head.
Killshot: Carmen's (Diane Lane) black leather w/ white/gold face "Timex" watch.
Reign of Fire: Rocket Gun.
Two Lovers: Michelle's (Gwyneth Paltrow) orange tiered and ruffled silk "Madison Marcus" sleeveless top.
Plus, Fangoria will have many one-of-a-kind props, photographs and banners signed by Sam Raimi, Clive Barker, Tobe Hooper, Bill Moseley, Tony Todd, Brad Dourif, Ashley Laurence, Jordan Ladd, Adrienne King, Herschell Gordon Lewis, Patrick Lussier, Toby Wilkins, Caroline Williams, Tim Sullivan, Shannon Lark and many, many more!
About Premiere Props
Premiere Props is the leading marketing memorabilia company to market, authenticate, package, and distribute exclusive movie memorabilia. Since 2001, Premiere Props has represented over 300 movies to date and continues to grow strong. Premiere Props works with some of the largest motion picture studios and independent distributors in the world, such as Paramount Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, Miramax, MGM, The Weinstein Company, Sony Screen Gems, Lionsgate, TriStar, Spyglass Entertainment, Summit Entertainment, Alcon and many more.
Since 1979, FANGORIA Magazine is the world's most popular publication for readers who enjoy horror in film, television and other media. The magazine can also be found on the web (www.fangoria.com), as a producer of live fans events (the FANGORIA Weekend of Horrors conventions) and as a national radio show on Sirius Satellite Radio every Friday night (Channel 102).
Founded in 1971 by Gary Berman and Adam Malin, two young teenage sci-fi fans in New York, Creation Entertainment continues a 37 year tradition of producing the world's leading conventions for fans of genre television and film. Inventing the concept of "traveling" fan conventions, Creation has brought its brand of live interactive entertainment events to over three million attendees throughout the United States, Canada and Great Britain. Under license from Hollywood's major studios, Creation proudly manufactures souvenirs, official fan clubs, and collectibles based on popular sci-fi television series and movies.
Creation Entertainment has worked with a who's who of genre history including Isaac Asimov, Peter Jackson, Stan Lee, Gene Roddenberry, Ray Bradbury, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Lucy Lawless, Roger Corman, Gillian Anderson, Ron Howard, Robert Wise, Elijah Wood, Jack Kirby, Patrick Stewart, Wes Craven, John Landis, George Romero, Anthony Perkins, Roddy McDowell, and Vincent Price. Creation also maintains a popular presence on eBAY, auctioning off autographed collectibles gained contractually through celebrity appearances at conventions. For more information on Creation Entertainment, please visit www.creationent.com.
About After Dark Films
Founded in 2006 by film producer/director/writer Courtney Solomon and real estate and textile financier Allan Zeman, After Dark Films is a leader in independent film finance, production and acquisitions of genre films for theatrical release. The company expects to fully finance, produce and release 1-2 films per year in the $5 - $20 million range and enjoys a 3-year output deal with Lionsgate. After Dark is perhaps best known for its creation and execution of After Dark Horrorfest - "8 Films to Die For" (www.horrorfestonline.com). Debuting in 2006, Horrorfest is a one week national film festival that celebrates all areas of the horror genre. In its first year, Horrorfest became the first film festival in history to break into the Top 10 at the national box office, grossing over $2.5 million Additionally, it reached great success with over 1.6 million DVDs currently in circulation through distribution partner Lionsgate. Now gearing up for its fourth year, After Dark Horrorfest has created successful brand extensions in the form of the annual Miss Horrorfest contest (www.youtube.com/Horrorfest) and the feature film contest in partnership with the filmmaker community site, Massify (www.massify.com).
About Dread Central
Dread Central Media, LLC, provides one of the leading, most well respected horror news sites on the Web (DreadCentral.com) and offers the most up-to-date information on the latest horror projects, including trailers, stills, video interviews, and audio podcasts. In addition to films, Dread Central covers all aspects of the genre including television shows, videogames, music, literary offerings, conventions and other gatherings, and collectibles; and it also houses the largest horror review database found anywhere. Along with working with all the major studios, Dread Central is a champion of independent filmmakers, and many of them have chosen the site to premiere their efforts. As a result, Dread Central has been instrumental in assisting them with gaining exposure and procuring distribution.
ShockTillYouDrop.com is one of the web's leading horror movie entertainment portals. An offshoot of Crave Online's ComingSoon.net, the site offers readers round-the-clock industry news updates, exclusive interviews and set visits, reviews and video content. The site is operated by managing editor/writer/horror movie expert Ryan Rotten who has been writing about the genre for 10 years. His writings have appeared in Fangoria magazine and Creative Screenwriting. He has participated in various documentaries seen on G4, Starz and on DVD lending his insight on the fright business.
Arrow in the Head: One of the top horror websites on the Net, Arrow in the Head is an extremely popular site of its own, concentrating on genre films, particularly horror movies. The site is ripe with its own daily content and sections, including daily horror news updates, theatrical horror reviews, interviews with horror icons, the "Mistress of the Week" section, the DVD PUB which features indie & horror DVD reviews and horror DVD release dates, as well as its own lot of original content columns, including videogame reviews, top 10 lists, reviews by famed writer/director Eric Red and lots more..
About Texas Frightmare Weekend
Texas Frightmare Weekend presented by Anchor Bay Entertainment is a three day horror convention that takes place bi-annually in the Dallas Fort Worth Metro metroplex. Since its inaugural event in February 2006 Texas Frightmare Weekend has hosted such horror icons as George A. Romero, Sid Haig, Bill Moseley, Tom Savini, Adrienne Barbeau, Doug Bradley, Angela Bettis, Clint Howard and Jeffrey Combs.