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Season 2

May 6, 2021

The Legendary Adam Green! [Episode 80]

Guys, we got ADAM FUCKIN’ GREEN ON THE SHOW TODAY!! Adam is a guy who needs no introduction; the man behind Holliston, Frozen, Spiral, Digging up the Marrow, and the beloved Hatchet series, Adam is a household name in annals …

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April 29, 2021

THE POWER, Writer/Director, Corinna Faith [Episode 79]

Corinna Faith is a British Writer and Director who recently made her feature debut with The Power. The Power tells the story of a young nurse forced to work the night shift in a crumbling hospital during a time when …

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April 22, 2021

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG Writer, Josh Miller [Episode 78]

Josh Miller is a household name in the horror community, an American filmmaker, writer, director, and actor. Among other things, Josh created the Fox animated series Golan the Insatiable and wrote the script for Sonic the Hedgehog film, and is...

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April 8, 2021

BoulderLight Pictures Founders, J.D. Lifshitz and Raphael Margules [E…

J.D. Lifshitz and Raphael Margules are the founders and executives of BoulderLight Pictures, a horror-centric production house in Los Angeles. Under BoulderLight, JD & Rafi have put out over 15 movies including: Becky, Pledge, Contracted, Dementia...

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April 1, 2021

THE EMPTY MAN, Writer/Director, David Prior [Episode 76]

David Prior is an American writer and director who made his feature directorial debut with The Empty Man. The Empty Man is an epic in the world of horror and one of the most criminally overlooked horror movies of 2020. …

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March 19, 2021

LUCKY, Writer/Actress & Director, Brea Grant & Natasha Kermani [Episo…

We have a super special episode today with Brea Grant and Natasha Kermani in the house!! Brea Grant is an actress, writer, director, graphic novel author, and a household name in the horror community. Perhaps best known among us horror …

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March 12, 2021

30 DAYS OF NIGHT Writer & Prolific Comic Author, Steve Niles [Episode…

Steve Niles is an American comic book writer, novelist, screenwriter, and producer with a prolific portfolio of groundbreaking horror comics including Criminal Macabre, Ash & the Army of Darkness, Batman: Gotham County Line, Ghosts of Krypton, a...

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Jan. 28, 2021

SURVIVING DEATH Director, Ricki Stern [Episode 68]

Ricki Stern is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and award-winning documentarian of multiple features and series. She's directed such projects as the Trials of Darryl Hunt, The Devil Came on Horseback, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work,...

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Jan. 21, 2021

Monsterforge Founders, Steve Niles, & Shannon Eric Denton [Episode 67]

Monsterforge is an extremely exciting new production company specializing on monster related media across films, animation, games, comics, and even toys! Monsterforge was founded by 30-Days of Night creator Steve Niles and artist/animator Shannon Eric...

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Jan. 8, 2021

Remembering Stuart Gordon with Brian Yuzna, Larry Fessenden, and Grah…

Welcome back to the Nick Taylor Horror Show! As we put the literal horror show of 2020 behind us, I felt it was important to kick off this year with an episode about someone we lost last year, who left …

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Dec. 31, 2020

WOLFCOP Director, Lowell Dean [Episode 65]

Lowell Dean is a Canadian writer and director perhaps best known for his lycanthropic cult classic WolfCop and its sequel Another WolfCop. Usually, I'm not a fan of movies that intentionally embrace campiness, but WolfCop is a different animal, well...

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Dec. 29, 2020

HOLIDAY BONUS: Stephen Chiodo and Cig Neutron!

Welcome back to the Nick Taylor Horror Show! Stephen Chiodo is an American writer, director, and special effects makeup artist and one of the legendary Chiodo Brothers. The Chiodo Brothers are a trio of special effects and stop motion artists …

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Dec. 24, 2020

ANYTHING FOR JACKSON Director, Justin Dyck [Episode 64]

Justin Dyck is a Canadian director who just released Anything for Jackson, now streaming on Shudder. Anything for Jackson is definitely one of my favorite horror films of the year - it really delivers the goods. It’s scary, funny, emotionally...

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Dec. 17, 2020

Blumhouse TV President, Jeremy Gold [Episode 63]

Here today, we have the president of Blumhouse TV, Jeremy Gold. Jeremy manages Blumhouse's portfolio of scripted and unscripted TV series, documentaries, and streaming movies. Since coming to Blumhouse in 2016, Jeremy has expanded the Blumhouse brand...

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Dec. 3, 2020

CASTLE FREAK Director & SFX Master, Tate Steinsiek! [Episode 62]

Tate Steinsiek is an award-winning special effects makeup artist, writer, and director who's highly anticipated Castle Freak reimagining launches today on Shudder! Tate has worked on multiple films, including Spiderman, Puppet Master: The Littlest...

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Nov. 26, 2020

FATMAN Directors, The Nelms Brothers [Episode 61]

Ok, guys, we’re going non-horror this time around! Ian and Eshom Nelms are the brotherly directorial duo behind FATMAN - an edgy and vision of Santa Claus that has St. Nick a grizzled and seasoned Mel Gibson who comes under …

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Nov. 21, 2020

Welcome to the Blumhouse: 4 Directors Share their Blumhouse Experienc…

Alright, we’re doing things a little bit differently this time around; on this episode, I have four very brief interviews with each director who made a film for Welcome to the Blumhouse. As a collaboration between Blumhouse Productions and Amazon...

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Nov. 12, 2020

THE HEAD HUNTER Director, Jordan Downey [Episode 59]

"The only way you will learn is to go through the complete process."

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Nov. 5, 2020

VAMPIRES VS THE BRONX Director, Oz Rodriguez [Episode 58]

Oz Rodriguez is a writer and director who started his career in comedy, having written and directed for Funny or Die and Saturday Night Live, where he’s been for multiple years. Oz just put out his very first feature, Vampires …

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Oct. 29, 2020

THE MORTUARY COLLECTION Writer/Director, Ryan Spindell [Episode 57]

Ryan Spindell is a writer-director who recently made his feature debut with the fantastic horror anthology, The Mortuary Collection, now streaming on Shudder. Mortuary Collection blends all of the nostalgic elements of anthologies like Tales from the...

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Oct. 22, 2020

THE FURIES Director, Tony D’Aquino [Episode 56]

Tony D’Aquino is an Australian filmmaker who made his directorial debut last year with The Furies, now streaming on Shudder. The Furies is a bloodbath daylight slasher extravaganza, with strong nods to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre but with a modern...

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Oct. 16, 2020

THE AU PAIR NIGHTMARE Director, Joe Russo [Episode 55]

Joe Russo is an American writer, director, producer and podcaster. On top of being a very accomplished screenwriter with multiple scripts under his belt including the recent Bruce Willis thriller, HARD KILL, Joe’s had a multi year collaboration with...

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Oct. 9, 2020

THE GOON Creator, Eric Powell! [Episode 54]

Eric Powell is a writer, artist, and creator of multiple award-winning graphic novels including Hillbilly, Chimichanga, and my favorite comic of all time, The Goon. I’ve been looking forward to speaking to Eric for a while. His work is...

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Oct. 1, 2020

KNIFE + HEART Director, Yann Gonzalez [Episode 53]

Yann Gonzalez is a French filmmaker who made his feature debut with You & The Night and followed it up with his incredible tour de force second act, Knife + Heart. On top of being a breath of fresh air …

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Sept. 24, 2020

Ryuhei Kitamura, Director of MIDNIGHT MEAT TRAIN, VERSUS, & DOWNRANGE…

“When you are that crazy, and that serious and have that crazy passion, you can move people.”

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Sept. 17, 2020

1BR, The Low Budget Indie That Hit #1 on Netflix with Director/Produc…

David Marmor & Alok Mishra are the director-producer duo behind 1BR. Made for an extremely low budget, 1BR swept the VOD world by storm and not only made its way into Netflix’s top 10 movies but even landed at the …

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Sept. 3, 2020

The Late Great Stuart Gordon [Episode 50]

About three months before he passed, I was given the incredible honor of conducting one of the last interviews with Stuart Gordon. I’m extremely humbled to be able to air this never before published conversation between Stuart and me. We …

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Aug. 28, 2020

PSYCHO GOREMAN Director, Steven Kostanski [Episode 49]

Steven Kostanski is a writer, director, and practical effects makeup artist. His latest movie, Psycho Goyreman, is about to be released and it looks fuckin awesome! Prior to Psycho Goreman, Steven directed Leprechaun Returns, Manborg, and The Void....

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Aug. 21, 2020

PALE DOOR & SCARE PACKAGE Director, Aaron B. Koontz [Episode 48]

Aaron B. Koontz is a writer, director, producer, and founder of Paper Street Pictures. Aaron made his feature debut with Camera Obscura, and recently directed the core story in Scare Package, featured on The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs....

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Aug. 13, 2020

REVENGE Director, Coralie Fargeat [Episode 47]

"We all were facing the same problem, and we said to ourselves, maybe rather than complain about this system that is so bad, maybe we have to think about what we can do differently to be able to make our …

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Aug. 6, 2020

Carlo Mirabella Davis [Episode 46]

"One of the most important totem animals for me as a filmmaker is the wolf. Because the wolf is known for its endurance and as a filmmaker, you really need to have endurance. You have to keep the hearth fires …

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July 31, 2020

TERRIFIER 2 News with Damien Leone! [Episode 45]

My guest today is a household name among horror fans, and the director of one of the most talked about horror movies of recent times, Terrifier! Terrifier’s star, Art the Clown is on the fast-track to slasher stardom and is …

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July 30, 2020

The Weird and Wonderful World of Cig Neutron! [Episode 44]

Cig Neutron is a creature designer, special effects makeup artist and a creative force of nature. He’s done effects work on multiple movies including Tron Legacy, Suckerpunch, and Star Trek Discovery, and was on Face/Off's season 7 then again...

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July 24, 2020

RELIC Director, Natalie Erika James [Episode 43]

“ There was no separation for me between art and life, which was powerful in some ways and painful in others.“

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July 17, 2020

Blumhouse’s INTO THE DARK Directors, Alston & Julius Ramsay [Episode …

“When you put boundaries up it can actually help you be more creative, because you think 'what’s an interesting way of doing something like this?' so you don’t feel like you’ve seen it before even if you have."

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July 16, 2020

THE SHED Writer/Director, Frank Sabatella [Episode 41]

Frank Sabatella is a writer, director, and photographer who’s made such films as Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet, and most recently, 2019’s The Shed. One of the things I really appreciated about The Shed was how it explored …

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July 9, 2020

SHARKNADO Director, Anthony C. Ferrante [Episode 40]

Anthony C. Ferrante is an American filmmaker, director, and writer, best known for being the man behind the Sharknado franchise. In addition to Sharknado 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6, Anthony has directed such horror hits as Boo, Forgotten …

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July 3, 2020

THE WRETCHED Directors, Brett & Drew Pierce [Episode 39]

“You can't wait around for anybody, we’ve toyed with studios, but ultimately nobody cares about the project more than you, it’s like a baby.”

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May 18, 2020

PORNO Director, Keola Racela [Episode 38]

Welcome to the Nick Taylor Horror Show! Keola Racela is the director of one of FANGORIA’s new acquisitions, PORNO! Porno pits a hapless group of upright religious & abstinent teens against a deviant sex demon who they accidentally release by...

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Jan. 31, 2020

ROOM 237 Director/Documentarian, Rodney Ascher [Episode 36]

Rodney Ascher is a filmmaker and one of the most unique and interesting documentarians working today. His career was kickstarted by an 8 minute docs-short called THE S FROM HELL. Sidenote: this film is awesome. It focuses on this bizarre...

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Jan. 24, 2020

READY OR NOT Director/Producer Trio, Radio Silence: Chad Villella, Ma…

Radio Silence is a filmmaking collective comprised of Chad Villella, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, and Tyler Gillet. These three are behind such films as Devil’s Due, Southbound, VHS, and last year’s outstanding Ready or Not. I personally loved Ready or...

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Jan. 10, 2020

Carter Smith on Directing MIDNIGHT KISS for Blumhouse and THE RUINS […

Welcome to The Nick Taylor Horror show! Carter Smith is a writer, director, and photographer who has directed such movies as The Ruins, Jamie Marks is Dead, and the recent Into the Dark film for Blumhouse, Midnight Kiss, which is …

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Jan. 2, 2020

Tarantino Documentary Director, Tara Wood [Episode 33]

Welcome back to the Nick Taylor horror show! Today’s episode has Tara Wood. Tara is the director of the Quentin Tarantino Documentary, QT8, the First 8. Prior to this she did the Richard Linklater documentary, 21 Years: Richard Linklater. The …

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Dec. 26, 2019

Directors of Freaks, Adam Lipofsky and Zach Stein [Episode 32]

As always each episode of The Nick Taylor Horror Show explores and deconstructs the success strategies of established horror directors while summarizing the key insights and resources that you can use on your own horror filmmaking journey. Today we...

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Dec. 19, 2019

Knives & Skin Director, Jennifer Reeder [Episode 31]

Welcome to The Nick Taylor horror show! As always each episode of The Nick Taylor Horror Show explores and deconstructs the success strategies of established horror directors while summarizing the key insights and resources that you can use on your...

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Dec. 13, 2019

Directors of Scream Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street Documentary, Ty…

Tyler Jensen & Roman Chimienti are the directorial duo behind Scream Queen, My Nightmare on Elm Street. The documentary dives deep into the story behind A Nightmare on Elm Street 2, a sequel that was notorious for its homoerotic innuendo …

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Nov. 22, 2019

Fright Night Director, Tom Holland’s Enduring Director Wisdom [Episod…

Today I am very pleased to announce that we have one of the OGs of the show, Mr. Tom Holland. Tom Holland is an American screenwriter, actor, and filmmaker and a household name for us horror fans as the writer …

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Nov. 14, 2019

Maximizing Low Budget Indie Horror With Tommy Stovall [Episode 28]

Tommy Stovall is an American writer, director and producer. He’s directed multiple feature films, including Hate Crime, Aaron’s Blood, Sedona and his newest horror thriller, Room for Rent, starring the iconic Lin Shaye. I had a great time speaking...

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Nov. 8, 2019

Gigi Saul Guerrero [Episode 27]

Gigi Guerrero is a Mexican-Canadian Filmmaker, Writer and Actress. She started her career making shorts including the Mexican wrestler gorefest, Luchagore which is now on Shudder. Gigi made her feature debut with the scathingly confrontational social...

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Oct. 31, 2019

The Great Larry Fessenden [Episode 26]

"I love the practical reality of making movies with a smaller budget, when you have to be creative and solve problems. More like the real world… I believe very passionately in the language of cinema, so not for one moment …

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