Clive Barker


Clive Barker is an English writer, film director, and visual artist best known for his work in both fantasy and horror fiction. Barker came to prominence in the mid-1980s with a series of short stories known as the Books of Blood which established him as a leading young horror writer. He has since written many novels and other works, and his fiction has been adapted into films, notably the Hellraiser and Candyman series. He was the Executive Producer of the film Gods and Monsters, which won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Sean Cunningham


Cunningham is best known for creating the Friday the 13th series of horror films, which introduced the fictional killer Jason Voorhees. Of the 12 films in the series, the ones that had Sean’s involvement were the original, Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday, Jason X, Freddy vs. Jason, and the 2009 reboot. He has also produced many horror films, such as the House series and Wes Craven’s debut feature, The Last House on the Left. He is the founder and CEO of Crystal Lake Entertainment.[3] Cunningham is set to produce the CW series adaption of Friday the 13th[4] as well as producing Friday the 13th: The Game.

Joe Dante


Joseph James “Joe” Dante, Jr. is an American film director, producer, editor and actor. His films—notably Gremlins (1984)—often mix fantastical storylines with comedic elements. Dante’s films include Piranha (1978) and The Howling (1981) (both from scripts by John Sayles), Gremlins (1984) and its sequel (1990), Explorers (1985), Innerspace (1987), The ‘Burbs (1989), Matinee (1993), Small Soldiers (1998), and Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003). His work for television and cable includes immigration satire The Second Civil War (1997) and episodes of anthology series Masters of Horror (Homecoming andThe Screwfly Solution) and Amazing Stories, as well as Hawaii Five-0.

 Mick Garris


Garris won a 1986 Edgar Award his script for an episode of Steven Spielberg’s Amazing Stories. He directed the FEARnet web series Post Mortem. He contributes to the web series Trailers From Hell, and was co-screenwriter and executive producer of Hocus Pocus.

Tom Holland


Tom Holland is an American director, screenwriter and actor. He is best known for directing and writing horror movies like Psycho II (1983), Fright Night (1985), Child’s Play (1988), and Thinner(1996).



Huston Huddleston is a Writer, Producer, Director, the son of the Oscar-nominated Disney and Sinatra composer Floyd Huddleston and Neil Diamond collaborator Nancy Adams. He attended Buckley School and LA Valley College, majoring in Cinema and Broadcasting. In London he wrote several TV pilots including “The Wacky Dooley Show” “Spinal Tap Reunion Special” “Vivien Leigh” and the comedy “The Greatest Show Ever” directed by Joe Dante and starring Mickey Rooney. In Los Angeles, he rewrote the feature “Soccer Mom”, “Valentine”, produced and directed the documentary “Sweet Jane Doe”, produced and directed the TV pilot “Paranormal Manifestation Squad”, “Captain Daddy” and “Lolani” for the web series Star Trek Continues. He is also the founder and CEO of New Starship Foundation, which is creating the Hollywood Science Fiction Museum and the Hollywood Horror Museum.

Sara Karloff


Ms. Karloff was married to Bill “Sparky” Sparkman until his death in 2009 and between them they have five sons and thirteen grandchildren. In 1993, following the death of her step-mother, Evelyn Karloff, Sara assumed the responsibility for the licensing rights relating to her famous father and formed Karloff Enterprises. The company’s goal is to maintain a standard of excellence and appropriateness when the name or likeness of her father is used. Through the licensing process she has been able to make merchandise and collectibles available to her father’s fans.  – IMDb

Jennifer Lynch


Jennifer Chambers Lynch is an American film director and screenwriter, and daughter of horror film director David Lynch. She is also known as the writer of the book The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer.

 Greg Nicotero


Gregory “Greg” Nicotero is an American special make-up effects creator, and television producer and director. His first major job in special effects makeup was on the George A. Romero film Day of the Dead (1985), under the tutelage of Romero and make-up effects veteran Tom Savini. He is currently working as co-executive producer, special make-up effects supervisor, and occasional director on the AMC TV series The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead. Nicotero directed 14 episodes of The Walking Dead and is the creator of the webseries The Walking Dead: Webisodes.

Victoria Price  


Mary Victoria Price is an interior designer, public speaker, and teacher. She helped found the Philos School in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and currently spends much of her time traveling and speaking about the life of her father, Vincent Price.


John Carpenter


John Howard Carpenter is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, editor and composer. Although Carpenter has worked in numerous film genres, he is most commonly associated with horror and science fiction films from the 1970s and 1980’s. He is known for Halloween (1978), Escape from New York (1981) and Starman (1984). Cult classics that Carpenter directed also include: Dark Star (1974), Assault on Precinct 13 (1976),The Fog (1980), The Thing (1982), Christine (1983), Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Prince of Darkness (1987) and They Live (1988).



Steve Haberman is a writer and producer, known for Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995), Life Stinks (1991) and Shadows in the Dark: The Val Lewton Legacy (2005). He’s also speaking on numerous horror film commentaries on DVD and Blu-Ray.



Mike Hill is a world renowned portrait sculptor and artist. Originally from Warrington, England, Mike now lives in Los Angeles, CA. His career spans more than 20 years, and covers everything from garage kits to life-size figures. Many of the life size figures in the Hollywood Horror Museum will be created by him.



Steve Johnson is an American special effects artist whose career has spanned more than thirty years. His work has appeared in over 200 films, countless television shows, theme parks, commercials, and music videos. Some of his best-known creations include “Slimer” for Ghostbusters, the alien seductress “Sil” for Species, the multi-tentacled “Doc Ock” for Spider-Man 2, and Robin Williams’ robotics for Bicentennial Man.



Rebekah McKendry, Editor-in-Chief at BLUMHOUSE PRODUCTIONS, former Director of Marketing at FANGORIA ENTERTAINMENT, co-host of KILLER POV, horror filmmaker. A college professor teaching classes focused on film history and horror films. She is also an award-winning filmmaker. She has Bachelor’s Degrees in Film and English, a MA in Media Education, a MFA in Film, and she is currently completing her PhD in Media Theory focused on horror and exploitation cinema. She is especially passionate about grindhouse films, video nasties, and rare or lost titles.



Mark Miller is the Vice President of Seraphim, he writes, produces, and directs original content alongside master of horror Clive Barker. In 2009, Miller began shepherding the release of the director’s cut of Barker’s classic film Nightbreed. After 6 years of Miller’s campaigning, tracking down the footage, and assembling the film, Barker’s long-thought-lost vision was released on Blu-Ray Scream Factory and the film won best vintage release at the 41st annual Saturn Awards. Miller was there to accept the award in person. The project has garnered worldwide interest, and been featured in publications such as Entertainment Weekly, Fangoria, and Empire magazine, and was named Total Film’s 14th best extended cut of all time. IMDb


Jovanka Vuckovic is an award-winning writer and filmmaker. Her university education was in Physical Anthropology. She had a 5-year stint as a visual effects artist, won a Gemini Award for Best Visual Effects, then moved on to edit the horror publication Rue Morgue Magazine for six and a half years. She has been twice named one of the most influential women in horror, alongside Kathryn Bigelow and Mary Shelley, having put the fledgling Rue Morgue on the map under her stewardship. Vuckovic now writes and directs her own films. The first of which, the award-winning short The Captured Bird, is executive produced by genre film legend Guillermo del Toro. She has been an outspoken voice for gender equality and continues to raise the profile of women in film by writing and directing stories exclusively about women. IMDb



Brian Yuzna is a cult producer, director, and writer, known for Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Bride of Re-Animator and Beyond Re-Animator who has been active within the independent horror genre for over thirty years. He is widely known as the producer behind Re-Animator, as well as being the first American filmmaker to adapt a manga into a live-action feature. He has helmed several adaptations of the work of H. P. Lovecraft, and has assisted many first time directors, including Stuart Gordon, Christophe Gans and Luis De La Madrid, in getting their projects made. IMDb | Wikipedia

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