Interview with Corinna Faith, Director of “The Power”

Written and Directed by Corinna Faith, “The Power” is an upcoming highly anticipated chiller set to debut on the “Shudder” streaming service. Director Faith’s upcoming horror film stars Rose Williams as a young nurse named Val in 1974 London who is forced to overlook a desolate London hospital after the patients are evacuated to another hospital. Alone now, she’s forced to face secrets hiding within the hospital. “The Power” promises to be a bone chilling period piece, and BAFTA nominated Corinna Faith took time out for an interview.

Be sure to look for “The Power” on April 8th debuting exclusively on Shudder.

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Interview with Filmmaker Katherine Sainte Marie [Women in Horror Month 2021]

Please introduce yourself.
Sure. I started on this journey as an actress, then became a screenwriter, and then eventually a director. A lot of what pushed me into these other positions is the lack of decent acting opportunities. I quickly learned that I wasn’t going to be fulfilled as a creator until I started telling the stories that were important to me. I am drawn to female-driven stories, social issue stories, and also stories that root for the underdog in society.

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Interview with Filmmaker Kirsten Keeton [Women in Horror Month 2021]

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Please introduce yourself.
My name is Kirsten Keeton. My friends call me Kirstie or KK. I’m 29 years old. A Leo. I feel like purple isn’t just a color, it’s also an attitude and I embody that. I enjoy a good cackle and Tatcha skincare products are my love language. I would love to think of myself as an intellectual, but some of my life choices… I talk with my hands, I’m an overactive listener, but I swear I’m not aggressive – I’m just passionate about a lot of random things. I love having my feelings manipulated by a good story – whether it’s narratively, visually, or both. Even going as far as when people lie to your face – I’m the kind of person that is so straight-forward because I’m a bad liar, but I can really appreciate a good lie. Those are stories, too – in every sense but that’s for a whole other conversation.

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Interview with Filmmaker Claire “Fluff” Llewellyn [Women in Horror Month 2021]

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Please introduce yourself.
Hi, thank you for including me in this interview series. My name is Claire “Fluff” Llewellyn and I’m a British writer/poet/actress/filmmaker living in Chicago.

When I moved to the US in 2004, I was still in my ‘band’ phase. I had been a lead rock vocalist and lyricist in the UK for several years, continuing this activity for a few more years in Illinois. Then I re-discovered a passion for acting, which lead to script writing. Events, meetings and collaborations immersed me in the local Indie Horror scene and prompted me to start my own production company, Bloody Brit Productions. I have produced, written and acted in five films under this label. I also appear on screen in other Indie productions, [and in lesser cases on major productions.]

Aside from film work, I am a self-published poet. My first book, LOVE is a KILLER, is a genre collection, my second book, RHYME & REASON: Facets of a Life, is not.

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Interview with Filmmaker Sophia Cacciola [Women in Horror Month 2021]

Please introduce yourself.
I’m a genre director working primarily with my production company, LAUNCH OVER, with my partner. I make weirdo, socio-political/satirical, surrealist horror and sci fi features. I also enjoy working as a cinematographer when I can! My features include the horror social satire, Clickbait (2019); the feminist vampire throwback, Blood of the Tribades (2017); the cerebral time-loop apocalyptic sci-fi, Magnetic (2016); and the murder mystery, TEN (2015). As a cinematographer, I’ve recently had a few shorts on the festival circuit including: Re-Home (Izzy Lee), Half-Cocked (Aaron Barrocas), Shiny Diamonds (Seth Chatfield/Toni Nagy), and Tea Time (Tara Price).

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Interview with Horror Hostess Miss Misery [Women in Horror Month 2021]

Please introduce yourself.
My name is Reyna Young AKA Horror Hostess Miss Misery, I am a Director, Producer, Author and all around geek when it comes to toys and comic books.

What is it that attracts you the horror genre for your chosen field of creative work?
Growing up I was always about horror, not sure why, probably my dad’s fault. He used to wake me up Saturday nights when I was young to watch two late shows. One called Monsters and then right after Tales from the Darkside which both shows were my favorite. I was not allowed to watch horror films quite yet but was obsessed with horror books and did watch the horror awards show when it was on every year. Horror is just something I can’t escape, I love it!

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Interview with Horror Author Alisha Rath [Women in Horror Month 2021]

Please introduce yourself.
My name is Alisha, I write under the pseudonym Angh Chu. I have publications in various genres, but horror is my passion. My hobbies include crossfit, hiking and I am currently obtaining my BA in Sociology.

What is it that attracts you the horror genre for your chosen field of creative work?
I’m not sure attraction would be an accurate depiction of my relationship with horror. I feel it has deeper value, stronger roots. I think I would describe it as a visceral fascination, an innate sense to delve further into the boundaries which encompass a societal view of “horror.” My focus is primarily on the tangible expressions of horror. I find people to be the scariest monsters in existence.

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Interview with Filmmaker “Sarah of Horror” [Women in Horror Month 2021]

Photo Credit: Martin Gustafsson

Please introduce yourself.
I am Sarah Giercksky also known as Sarah of Horror and I am a filmmaker and actress from Sweden. I have directed, written and acted in feature films, short films, tv-series and I am also the host of the Youtube Channel Sarah of Horror and Co-Host to the Youtube Channel Bitches of Horror.

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