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Wreak Havoc Productions, llc

 
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WREAK HAVOC PRODUCTIONS, LLC is a small, independent film production company owned and operated by filmmakers Dan Sellers and Sammie Cassell.

While this production company is a hobby, the goal is to turn it into a thriving business by producing quality short and feature-length films, and other creative endeavors.  So far we've produced and released feature films and shorts, and have several films in various stages of production.  Also, we host two podcasts and manage an international horror film festival.  This production company is based out of Greensboro, North Carolina.

 

A HISTORY OF THE COMPANY:

Dan Sellers began making films in 2013 with the horror-comedy Hank vs. The UndeadHank was originally intended to be a short film, an exercise in filmmaking, just for the fun of it.  However, as production got underway, a bigger story presented itself and the scope of the film was broadened.  Dan was tasked with handling many of the basics of filmmaking by himself; from writing the script, to casting and scouting locations.  He even researched cheap and practical special effects and built apparatuses used in making the film.  Before Wreak Havoc Productions was established, Dan and his wife Lauren self-financed Hank and relied mostly on the hard work of friends and family to complete the film.  Hank was filmed between Guilford County and Dan's hometown of Anson County, where the classics The Color Purple and Evil Dead 2 were filmed.  On Halloween of 2014, Hank vs. The Undead premiered in Greensboro and eventually was released on DVD in October of 2015 by RetroVision Entertainment.  Hank had six theatrical screenings and was accepted into numerous film festivals before spawning the short film pseudo-sequel Hank vs. Dracula.

 

After meeting on the set of Hank vs. The Undead in 2013, Dan and Sammie have gone on to collaborate again and share a partnership in Wreak Havoc Productions, of which Sammie Cassell is Vice President.  Sammie also went on to co-star in their short-film Dark Heat, a segment for the feature film anthology, Witching Hour II from Brain Juice Productions. 

 

The collaboration between Sammie and Dan continued to Wreak Havoc Productions' next feature film, a documentary entitled Sammie the Comic Book Man.  This film is about Sammie's talks to school-aged kids about the wonders of comic books and sparking the creativity and a newly found love of reading.  Sammie premiered in December 2016 and was released on DVD in 2018.

In October of 2015, Wreak Havoc Productions launched their very own festival event called "The Wreak Havoc Horror Film Festival."  The Film Fest is an international festival of shorts and feature films in the horror genre.  The first festival was held at the historic Ansonia Theatre in Wadesboro, NC.  After a successful first year, the festival expanded and moving to the beautiful Carolina Theatre of Greensboro.  The Wreak Havoc Horror Film Fest will continue to its fifth year in 2019.

 

In January 2016, Dan and Sammie premiered a bi-weekly podcast to discuss their favorite movies called, "The Wreak Havoc Film Buffs Podcast."  The podcast frequently features guests from the filmmaking community and covers films from all genres and all eras.  It's available on numerous platforms including iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher and iHeartRadio.

 

In September 2017, Dan launched a new podcast with Jeff Cochran of A Darker World Productions, called The Carolina Haints Podcast.  This is a show about ghost stories, folklore tales, unexplained mysteries and the dark history of the Carolinas.  Carolina Haints recently concluded its second season and is available on iTunes, GooglePlay and YouTube. Season Three will premiere on September 20th, 2019.

 

Also in September 2017, Wreak Havoc Productions premiered their short film called Midnight Shift, a found footage style horror film about a rural Sheriff's deputy who answers a call he was not prepared for.  Midnight Shift is also a collaboration with A Darker World and stars Tom Gore, Joan Schuermeyer and Willie Rayzor.  The film is currently enjoying its run through the festival circuit. A sequel entitled Countdown to Midnight and starring Scheuermeyer, Neil Burghard and Michael Hoch was released in March, 2019.

 

Most recently Wreak Havoc Productions has released the true crime documentary Trouble Will Cause about the Lawson Family murders of Christmas Day, 1929. This film focuses on answering the mystery of why Charlie Lawson murdered his family and himself through a psychological exploration. Trouble Will Cause will be screened regionally and is available now on DVD.

Wreak Havoc Productions is currently in production on a drama short entitled Sea Salt Wind which is a collaboration with Zack Fox. We’re also in pre-production on an adaptation of the Stephen King horror story Uncle Otto’s Truck - both films are scheduled to be released in 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

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Screenings, Conventions & other Appearances

 

Caper Con - Hank vs. The Undead Screening September 12, 2015 in Sydney, NS

 

Hank vs. Dracula World Premier October 3rd, 2015 - Greensboro

 

Wreak Havoc Horror Film Festival October 9th - 10th, 2015 in Wadesboro, NC

 

Tryon International Film Festival - Hank vs. Dracula screening October 9th, 2015 in Tryon, NC

 

Horror in the Hills Film Festival - Hank vs. The Undead Screening October 17th, 2015 in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

 

Fright Night Horror Weekend Film Fest - Hank vs. Dracula screening October 18th, 2015 in Louisville, KY

 

Market Place Cinema's Social Short Film Festival - Dark Heat Premier November 8th, 2015 in Winston-Salem, NC

 

Martinsville Horror Fest November 13th - 16th, 2015 in Rocky Mount, VA

 

Mad Monster Party March 25th - 27th, 2016 in Charlotte, NC

 

The Indie Horror Film Festival - Hank vs. The Undead Screening April 15th - 17th, 2016 in Gatlinburg, TN

 

Winston-Salem Comic Con April 23rd, 2016 in Winston-Salem, NC

 

Killuride Film Fest Screening Hank vs. Dracula and Dark Heat May, 2016 in Myrtle Beach, SC

 

Heroes Con 2016 June 17th - 19th in Charlotte, NC

 

Sammie the Comic Book Man presents The 1st Annual Patrick County Young People's Work Shop & Art Show

August 20th, 2016 at the Reynolds Homestead in Critz, VA

 

Wreak Havoc Horror Film Festival Sept. 30th - Oct. 1st, 2016 at the Carolina Theatre in Greensboro, NC

 

World Premier of Witching Hour II October 7th, 2016 at RED Cinemas in Greensboro, NC

 

Tryon International Film Festival: Dark Heat Oct. 7th - 9th, 2016 in Tryon, NC

 

Sick Chicks Flicks Film Festival: Dark Heat Nov. 5th, 2016 in Cary, NC

 

Halloween International Film Festival: Hank vs. The Undead October, 2016 in Kill Devil Hills, NC

 

Fright Night Film Festival: Dark Heat November 25 - 27, 2016 in Louisville, KY

 

World Premiere of Sammie the Comic Book Man 

December 2nd at 7:30 at the Reynolds Homestead in Critz, VA

 

Screening of Sammie the Comic Book Man BUY TICKETS NOW!

December 16th at 7:00 at Market Place Cinemas in Winston-Salem, NC

 

Screening of Sammie the Comic Book Man with Q&A Panel

11:00 am on Saturday, March 25th at MystiCon in Roanoke, VA

 

Live Recording of the Wreak Havoc Film Buffs Podcast

11:00 am on Sunday, March 26th at MystiCon in Roanoke, VA

 

Best of the Wreak Havoc Horror Film Festival

1:00 pm on Sunday, March 26th at MystiCon in Roanoke, VA

 

Screening of Sammie the Comic Book Man

March 19th at NC Comic Con (Oak City) in Raleigh, NC

 

Screening of Sammie the Comic Book Man

6:00 pm on March 26th at Geeksboro Coffeehouse & Cinema in Greensboro, NC

 

 

Film Festival Screening of Sammie the Comic Book Man

April 14th - 15th at the Glass Tulip Film Festival in Washington, NC

 

Film Festival Screening of Sammie the Comic Book Man

April 29th at the Eastern NC Film Festival in Winterville, NC

 

Screening of Sammie the Comic Book Man

May 2017 at the a/perture cinema in Winston-Salem, NC

 

Con Screening of Sammie the Comic Book Man

June 2nd - 4th at ConCarolinas in Charlotte, NC

 

Con Screening of Sammie the Comic Book Man

June 16th - 18th at Heroes Con in Charlotte, NC

 

Wreak Havoc Horror Film Festival

September 22nd & 23rd at the Carolina Theatre in Greensboro, NC

 

Horror in the Hills Film Festival

Official Selection screening of Dark Heat

October 14th in Gatlinburg, TN

 

LIVE reading of The Carolina Haints Podcast

October 21st at The Carolina Theatre of Greensboro

SOLD OUT EVENT

 

Halloween International Film Festival

Official Selection screening of Midnight Shift

October 26th in Kill Devil Hills, NC

 

Sick Chick Flicks Film Festival

Official Selection screening of Midnight Shift

October 29th in Cary, NC

 

Tryon International Film Festival

Official Selection screening of Midnight Shift

October 29th in Tryon, NC

 

Carrboro Film Festival

Official Selection screening of Midnight Shift

November 18th in Carrboro, NC

 

Marketplace Social Short Film Gala

Official Selection screening of Midnight Shift

December 3rd in Winston-Salem, NC

 

Mad Monster Party

Official Selection screening of Midnight Shift

February 16th, 17th & 18th in Charlotte, NC

 

MystiCon

Official Selection screening of Midnight Shift

February 24th, 25th & 26th in Roanoke, VA

 

Days of the Dead

Sammie Cassell appearance

May 18th - 20th in Charlotte, NC

 

Crimson Screen Film Festival

Official Selection screening of Midnight Shift

May 25th in North Charleston, SC

 

ConCarolinas

Sammie Cassell appearance

June 1st - 3rd in Charlotte, NC

 

The 4th Annual WREAK HAVOC HORROR FILM FESTIVAL

World Premiere of Trouble Will Cause

September 21st & 22nd, 2018

at the Carolina Theatre in Greensboro, NC

Midnight Shift screening

October 13th, 2018

Horror in the Hills Film Festival - Gatlinburg, TN

Trouble Will Cause screening

October 26th, 2018 at 7pm

Marketplace Cinemas - Winston-Salem, NC

Falling screening

October 26th - 28th, 2018

Spooky Empire’s Horror Film Festival - Orlando, FL

Trouble Will Cause screening

December 18th, 2018 - 6pm

Reynolds Homestead - Critz, VA

Trouble Will Cause screening

January 25th & 26th, 2019

Stokes County Arts Council in Danbury, NC

MystiCon convention appearance

and screening of Trouble Will Cause

and Special Pre-Screening of Countdown to Midnight

February 22nd - 24th, 2019

Roanoke, VA

World Premiere of Countdown to Midnight

with screening of Midnight Shift

March 7th, 2019

Marketplace Cinemas Winston-Salem, NC

Wreak Havoc Film Buffs Podcast: 100th Episode LIVE Reading of Smokey and the Bandit!

March 26th, 2019 at 8 pm

Monstercade, Winston-Salem, NC

Trouble Will Cause Screening w/ Filmmaker Discussion

Madison-Mayodan Public Library

April, 2019

Carolina Fear Fest

Raleigh, NC

Con Carolinas 2019

Charlotte, NC

5th Annual Wreak Havoc Horror Film Festival

RED Cinemas in Greensboro, NC

September 20th & 21st, 2019

Halloween International Film Festival

Screening of Countdown to Midnight

October 3rd - 5th, 2019 - Kill Devil Hills, NC

Carnival of Darkness Film Fest

Screening of Midnight Shift

October 16th, 2019 - Chocowinity, NC

Horror Movie Freaks Film Festival

Screening of Uncle Otto’s Truck

October 18th & 19th, 2019 - Clemmons, NC

Horror in the Hills Film Festival

Screening of Countdown to Midnight

October 19th, 2019 - Gatlinburg, TN

Stranger Days Film Festival

Screening of Uncle Otto’s Truck

November 16th, 2019 - Charlotte, NC

AtomaCon Short Film Festival

Screening of Uncle Otto’s Truck

November 22nd & 23rd, 2019 - North Charleston, SC

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Now in Post-Production! World Premiere is Friday, September 20th, 2019 at the 5th annual Wreak Havoc Horror Film Festival.

Visit our Official Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/UncleOttosTruck

Check out the IMDb Page: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9001368/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

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Upcoming Screenings:

World Premiere: The Wreak Havoc Horror Film Festival - Greensboro, NC - Sept. 20th & 21st, 2019

Festival Screening: Horror Movie Freaks Film Fest - Clemmons, NC - October 18th/19th, 2019

Festival Screening: Stranger Days Film Festival - Charlotte, NC - November 16th, 2019

Festival Screening: AtomaCon Short Film Festival - North Charleston, SC - November 22nd & 23rd, 2019

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The Wreak Havoc guys have their very own podcast to discuss movies.  Hosted by Sammie Cassell and Dan Sellers, the Wreak Havoc Film Buffs Podcast discusses a wide variety of movies, from Action-Comedies to Dramas.  This show is released every other week and frequently features filmmaking guests. 

Don't forget to check out our Official Facebook Page!  We're available for download on the following platforms:

iTunes:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/wreak-havoc-film-buffs-podcast/id1076142576

GooglePlay Music: https://play.google.com/music/m/I6732x36rk3nlczfocqvk5ougja?t=Wreak_Havoc_Film_Buffs_podcast

iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/263-Wreak-Havoc-Film-Buffs-po/

Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/dan-sellers/wreak-havoc-film-buffs-podcast?refid=stpr

Or stream us directly from Liberated Syndication:

1. Where We're Going We Don't Need Radio Back to the Future

2. The Schwartz Awakens - Spaceballs

3. Get Busy Listening or Get Busy Dying - The Shawshank Redemption with Zack Fox

4. The Name's Bond, Ja...Eh, You Know My Name - Casino Royale with Zack Fox

Part I

Part II

5. Mini-Episode: Spectral Evidence - SPECTRE

6. Chewie, We're Home - Star Wars The Force Awakens 

Part I

Part II

7. Watch Out, It's Behind You! - It Follows 

8. From the Files of Enrico Pallazzo - The Naked Gun with Tom Gore 

9. Mini-Episode: Knobby - Knob Goblins 

10. This is my Microphone, this is my gun - Full Metal Jacket with Tom Gore  

11. Double Feature Part I: Superman Begins - Man of Steel with Mark Bowers 

12. Double Feature Part II: Batman Lives - Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice with Mark Bowers and Sarah DeLong 

13. The Kid Stays N The Picture: Purple Rain with Morgan Meyers

14. I'm Your Huckleberry: Tombstone with Morgan Meyers

15. Mini-Episode: Captain Deadpool! - Deadpool 

16. This is the Zodiac Speaking: Zodiac with Mark Burger

17. Some Folks Call It A Podcast: Sling Blade with  Whitney Collazo & Jacob Allen 

18. Night Terrors: A Nightmare on Elm Street with Whitney Collazo & Jacob Allen 

19. The Dude Abides: The Big Lebowski with Adam Sellers

20. No One Dies Harder than John McClane: Die Hard with Adam Sellers

21. There's No Crying in Podcasts: A League of Their Own with Ashley Meyers

22. Remembering Sammy Jankis with Stephen Tobolowsky - Memento with Stephen Tobolowsky 

23. Who You Gonna Call? - Ghostbusters with Ryan Daniel Thompson

Part I

Part II

24. These Are The Podcasts That Built America: Gangs of New York

25. Mini-Episode: Dead by Dawn - Evil Dead Uproot with Matthew Powell & LJ Landrum

26. Welcome Horror Fans!: Wreak Havoc Horror Film Festival with Chad Hunt, Jacob Allen & Whitney Collazo

27. Don't Go Into The Woods - The Blair Witch Project with Chad Hunt

28. Mini-Episode: The Original Hollywood Horror Show

29. The Power of Sammie Compels You! - The Exorcist with Chad Hunt

Part I

Part II

30. Another Day in the Office - Office Space with Chris Demm

31. Hitchcock's Masterpiece and Obsession - Vertigo with Chris Demm

32. Mini-Episode: Our Documentary - Sammie the Comic Book Man

33. The Doctor Is In - Marvel's Doctor Strange

34. Christmas Vacationing with Tom Ackerman - National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 

35. Podcast Celebrity Call-In's Vol. 1

36. We're On A Mission From God! - The Blues Brothers

37. The Podcast That Burns Twice As Bright... - Blade Runner

38. Winter is Coming - Captain America: The Winter Soldier with Alex Folmar

Part I

Part II

39. What's The Most You Ever Lost In A Coin Toss? - No Country For Old Men with Alex Folmar

40. By Sammie's Hammer: Galaxy Quest LIVE from MystiCon! - Galaxy Quest with Tom Gore

41. Angela's Secret - Sleepaway Camp with Jaysen Buterin and Felissa Rose

42. It's NOT the Muppet Show - The Dark Crystal with Jaysen Buterin

43. What's in the Box? - Se7en

44. Dante's Inferno - Clerks 

45. Mini-Episode: From the set of Midnight Shift

46. Hot Pursuit - Smokey and the Bandit with Chad Hunt

47. Quid Pro Quo, Clarice - The Silence of the Lambs with Annie Titus 

Part I

Part II

48. Who Cut the Swiss Cheese? - Swiss Army Man 

49. You're Gonna Need A Bigger Boat - Jaws 

50. Podcast Celebrity Call-In's Vol. II

51. Documented Alien - Alien: Covenant with Jeff Cochran

52. Spidey Come Home - Spider-man: Homecoming

53. A Black Comedy - Kiss Kiss Bang Bang with Jeff Cochran

54. Sammie's Sleepy Time - Sleepers 

55. Mel Brooks' Wild Wild West! - Blazing Saddles

56. Off the Record, On the QT and Very Hush Hush - LA Confidential with Adam Sellers

57. The 2017 Wreak Havoc Horror Film Festival

58. Once Upon A Midnight Dreary - The Crow with Whitney Collazo

59. Children of the Night - Bram Stoker's Dracula with Jacob Allen & Whitney Collazo

60. The One with the Hair, the Bald Guy, the Kid and the Tall Guy - Phantasm with author Dustin McNeill and Megan Squires

61. Welcome to the Squad! - The Monster Squad with Megan Squires, featuring Ryan Lambert

62. By the Power of Odin! - Thor: Ragnarok

63. We All Go A Little Mad Sometimes - Psycho 

64. It Was Sammie & Dan, In the Office, With the Microphone - Clue

65. No Man Is A Failure Who Has Friends - It's a Wonderful Life with Special Guest Mike Burke

66. Podcast Celebrity Call-In's Vol. III

67. Sammie & Dan's Top 10 Favorite Sci-Fi Films

68. It's Just A Flesh Wound - Monty Python and the Holy Grail 

69. You Are Not A Beautiful and Unique Snowflake - Fight Club with Zack Fox

70. Paradise Lost - Lost in Translation with Zack Fox

71. We're Gonna Make You A Podcast You Can't Refuse - The Godfather with Bill Mulligan

72. Yes I'm Serious and Don't Call Me Shirley - Airplane! with Christopher G. Moore

73. Why Are You Wearing That Stupid Man Suit? - Donnie Darko with Gigi Galdo & Dominic Fischer 

74. You're Killing Me, Smalls - The Sandlot

75. It's A Long Road, When you're John Rambo - First Blood 

76. Mini-Episode: More Rambo! - Rambo V news

77. Surviving the Snapture - Avengers: Infinity War with Chad Hunt and Jeff Cochran

78. Mini-Episode: Sammie at Days of the Dead

79. All Work and No Play makes Jack a Dull Boy - The Shining with Chad Hunt and Jeff Cochran

80. Party on Wayne, Party on Garth, Party on Penelope! - Wayne's World with special guest Penelope Spheeris

81. Now That's What I Call A Close Encounter - Independence Day

82. Mini-Episode: Big Announcements!

83. We Can Be That Mistake! - Superbad with Joey Martin 

84. You and I Have Unfinished Business - Kill Bill with Joey Martin

85. The 4th Annual Wreak Havoc Horror Film Festival

86. We All Float Down Here - It with Josh Mabe

87. The Night the Podcast Came Home - Halloween (1978)

88. Greetings from Camp Crystal Lake - Friday the 13th with Matt Patterson

89. Halloween Special - Celebrity Call-In’s Spooky Edition!

90. A Podcast for Every Outhouse, Henhouse and Doghouse - The Fugitive

91. As Far Back As I Can Remember I Always Wanted to be a Podcaster - Goodfellas

92. Don’t Feed the Podcast After Midnight - Gremlins

93. You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out, Kid! - A Christmas Story

94. Sammie & Dan’s Top 10 Favorite Action Films

95. Fat, Drunk and Stupid is No Way to Go Through a Podcast - Animal House with Chris Jones

96. Here’s Listening to You, Kid - Casablanca with Christopher Jones

97. Unable to Perceive the Shape of You - The Shape of Water with Jessica Mashburn

98. Unbreakable with Jeffrey Cochran & Chad Hunt

99. Welcome to Toontown - Who Framed Roger Rabbit with Zack Fox & Chad Hunt

100. SPECIAL 100th EPISODE: LIVE Reading of Smokey and the Bandit with Chad Hunt & Vanessa Thompson

101. Crazy Evil - Mandy

102. We’ve Got Cows Here - Twister with special guest Zack Fox

103. I’m Glad It’s You - Road to Perdition with special guest Matt Patterson

104. Are You Watching Closely? - The Prestige

105. Welcome to the Jungle - The Jungle Book (1967)

106. The 5th Annual Wreak Havoc Horror Film Festival with Chad Hunt & Jacob Allen

107. Welcome to the Family - The Addams Family (1991)

108. In the Zone - The Dead Zone

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The CAROLINA HAINTS Podcast

Brought to you by Wreak Havoc Productions in association with A Darker World, "The Carolina Haints Podcast" is a show about ghost stories, folklore legends, unexplained mysteries, dark history and true crime in the Carolinas.  

The Carolina Haints Podcast is Researched & Written by Jeffrey Cochran and Produced & Hosted by Dan Sellers.

 

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Dan Sellers, Host

Subscribe now on iTunes at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-carolina-haints-podcast/id1279069799?mt=2

 

You can also find us on GooglePlay at: https://play.google.com/music/m/I75r46ag5l2574pbr2nlngurcxu?t=The_Carolina_Haints_Podcast

 

Check out the Wreak Havoc Productions YouTube Channel for episodes of the podcast at: 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ_1wBTUZFF2ko9FXQMqaYw

Season Three premieres sept. 20th, 2019

SEASON THREE

0. Season Three Introduction - Sept. 13th, 2019

  1. The Vampire Beast of Bladenboro - Sept. 20th, 2019

  2. The Pirate Blackbeard & the Legends of the Town of Bath - Oct. 4th, 2019

  3. Pazuzu and the Devil - Oct. 18th, 2019

  4. Halloween Special: Horror Cinema - Oct. 31st, 2019

  5. The Monster of Lake Norman & The Lizard Man - Nov. 8th, 2019

  6. The Gray Man - Nov. 22nd, 2019

  7. The Sky is Falling - Dec. 6th, 2019

  8. Tsali - Dec. 20th, 2019

  9. The Pungo Witch - Jan. 3rd, 2020

  10. Mordecai House & The Legend of High House - Jan. 17th, 2020

  11. Bostian Bridge Jan. 31st, 2020

  12. The Taco Bell Strangler - Feb. 14th, 2020

  13. Murder Ballads of the South - Feb. 28th, 2020

  14. Season Finale - Mar. 13th, 2020

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WREAK HAVOC HORROR FILM FEST

sept 20th & 21st, 2019

at Red Cinemas

Learn more about our film festival at its website:

www.wreakhavochorrorfilmfest.com

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SEA salt wind

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A Short Drama from Zack fox

Written and Directed by Zack Fox and Produced by Sammie Cassell & Dan Sellers, Sea Salt Wind is the latest film from Wreak Havoc Productions and is currently in post-production. The film stars Arianna Tysinger, Clancy Miranda Smith and Jeff May.

“Like” the Official Facebook page to keep up with the production: https://www.facebook.com/SeaSaltWind/

Find the film’s page on IMDB here.

 
 

Countdown to Midnight

 
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A Return to the horror...

A dangerous religious cult is determined to commit mass suicide at the stroke of midnight. Rev. Obadiah, a former member of the cult, has been asked by the feds to assist with last minute negotiations. This found footage-style pseudo sequel finds the exorcist hero of "Midnight Shift" (2017) in a perilous new situation that will test her to her limits.

Be sure to "Like" the Facebook page to keep up with all the latest news surrounding not only Midnight Shift but now Countdown to Midnight!

Now available on DVD at www.wreakhavocproductions.com/merchandise

 
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SCREENINGS

  • Special Pre-Screening at MystiCon - February 23rd, 2019

  • World Premiere for Cast & Crew - Marketplace Cinemas Winston-Salem - March 7th, 2019

  • Festival Exhibition Screening at the 5th Wreak Havoc Horror Film Festival - September 21st, 2019

  • Halloween International Film Festival - Kill Devil Hills, NC - October 3rd - 6th, 2019

  • Horror in the Hills Film Festival - Gatlinburg, TN - October 19th, 2019

TROUBLE WILL CAUSE

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Trouble Will Cause, is a true crime documentary from Wreak Havoc Productions about the Lawson Family Murders of Christmas Day, 1929 in Germanton, NC. This film focuses on understanding why Charlie Lawson decided to take his family’s lives, through examination from a psychological perspective.

 

CREW:

Director: Dan Sellers

Producers: Jeff Cochran & Dan Sellers

Writer: Jeff Cochran

Director of Photography: Zack Fox

Executive Producer: Sammie Cassell

Associate Producers: Denise Gore, Tom Gore, Mike Allred

Music by: Judson Hurd

Narration by: Eryk Pruitt

 

 

Check out our Official Facebook page.

You can find our IMDb page.

NPR Interview with Dan Sellers for WFDD’s Eddie Garcia, published September 21st, 2018.

SCREENINGS:

  • World Premiere - Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 - Wreak Havoc Horror Film Festival in Greensboro, NC

  • Friday, October 26th, 2018 at 7:00 pm - Marketplace Cinemas in Winston-Salem, NC

  • Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 - 6:00 pm - Reynolds Homestead in Critz, VA

  • January 26th & 27th - Stokes County Arts Council in Danbury, VA

  • February 22nd - 24th - MystiCon in Roanoke, VA

  • April 11th - Madison Mayodan Public Library in Madison, NC

 
 
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Come see Midnight shift at a festival near you!

  • World Premiere at the Wreak Havoc Horror Film Festival (exhibition) - Friday, Sept. 22nd.

  • Halloween International Film Festival - Thursday, October 26th, 2017

  • Sick Chicks Flicks Film Festival - October 29th, 2017

  • Tryon International Film Festival - October 29th, 2017

  • Carrboro Film Festival - November 18th, 2017

  • Marketplace Cinemas Social Short Film Gala - Dec. 3rd, 2017

  • Mad Monster Party - Charlotte - Feb, 2018

  • MystiCon Independent Film Festival - Roanoke, VA - BEST THRILLER AWARD WINNER

  • Crimson Screen Film Festival - North Charleston, SC - May 25th, 2018

  • We Are Indie Horror Film Festival - Las Vegas, NV - August 22nd, 2018 - 24th

  • Horror in the Hills Film Festival - Gatlinburg, TN - October 13th, 2018

  • Double Screening with Countdown to Midnight - Winston-Salem, NC - March 7th, 2019

  • Screening at Carolina Fear Fest - Raleigh, NC - May 25th & 26th, 2019

  • Double Screening with Countdown to Midnight - Con Carolinas, Charlotte, NC - May 31st-June 2nd, 2019

  • Haunted Pamlico’s Carnival of Darkness Film Fest - Chocowinity, NC - October 12th, 2019

 

Sgt. Brown answers the worst call of his career and steps into something for which he is totally unprepared. Told in the found footage POV style, Midnight Shift tells the tale of an exorcism gone awry and the desperate attempt to save a life.

 

Cast/Crew

Director/Writer: Dan Sellers

Producers: Sammie Cassell, Dan Sellers, Whitney Collazo, Jacob Allen, Heidi G. Cass & Jeffrey Cochran

Associate Producers: Joey Lettieri & Chad Hunt 

Consulting Producer: Alaina Damewood

Production Design: Jacob Allen

Makeup Effects & Costume Design: Whitney Collazo

Cinematographer/Editor: Dan Sellers

Assistant Director: Tom Gore

2nd Unit Director: Zack Fox

Visual FX: Chris Scarlette

Score: Judson Hurd

 

Rev. Eliza Obadiah: Joan Schuermeyer

Stephen: Willie Raysor

Sgt. Brown: Tom Gore (voice)

Rosalyn: Robyn Shute

Bert: Sammie Cassell

Angie: Allie Brock

Sheriff Campbell: Jeff May

D. A. Baxter: Heidi G. Cass 

Find Midnight Shift on IMDb here.

 
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sammie the comic book man

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Sammie the Comic Book Man is a feature length documentary brought to you by WREAK HAVOC PRODUCTIONS and ROSE LANE PRODUCTIONS.  Sammie follows comic book nerd, Sammie Cassell as he gives a series of presentations to elementary school kids about the wonders of comic books.  Through these talks, Sammie is able to engage young readers on a new level and create lasting impacts.  

For more information on this film, please visit:

The Official Facebook Page

IMDb page for the documentary

Screenings

  • World Premiere of Sammie the Comic Book Man - December 2nd, 2016 in Critz, VA
  • Screening of Sammie the Comic Book Man - December 16th, 2016 in Winston-Salem, NC
  • Screening of Sammie the Comic Book Man with Q&A Panel - February 25th, 2017 in Roanoke, VA
  • Screening of Sammie the Comic Book Man - March 19th, 2017 at NC Comic Con (Oak City) in Raleigh
  • Screening of Sammie the Comic Book Man - 6:00 pm on March 26th, 2017 at Geeksboro Coffeehouse Cinema in Greensboro
  • Film Festival Screening of Sammie the Comic Book Man - April 14th 15th, 2017 at the Glass Tulip Film Festival in Washington, NC.
    • WINNER of the Best Documentary and Best Full Length Film Awards!
  • Film Festival Screening of Sammie the Comic Book Man - April 29th, 2017 at the Eastern NC Film Festival in Winterville, NC
  • Film Festival Screening of Sammie the Comic Book Man - September 17th, 2017 at the Asheville Film Festiavl

DARK HEAT

 

Our short film Dark Heat premiered on November 8th, 2015 to audiences at the first annual Market Place Cinema Short Film Social Gala in Winston-Salem, NC.  Dark Heat has since screened in numerous film festivals, including the Halloween International Film Festival, the Tryon International Film Festival, the Fright Night Film Festival, the Killuride Film Festival and the Sick Chicks Flicks Film Festival.   

Starring Ryan Daniel Thompson and Sammie Cassell, this short film is a film noir, horror story about a mysterious package that holds the fate of those who possess it.  Set in the mid-40's, Dark Heat is a throwback to "The Twilight Zone" and films like The Maltese Falcon, but with a modern twist and an original score by Ryan Downing and cinematography by Zack Fox.  

Dark Heat was developed as the opening segment for the feature film anthology Witching Hour II from Brain Juice Productions. 

 

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Hank vs. The Undead is the first feature film from WREAK HAVOC PRODUCTIONS and tells the tale of a coward, Hank who embarks on a camping trip with his friends but quickly finds he must fight to stay alive as the zombie apocalypse begins.  Hank is a horror-comedy that was filmed entirely in North Carolina and has enjoyed a limited theatrical run and a DVD release by RetroVision Entertainment.  

www.facebook.com/hankvstheundead - The Official Facebook Page