THE HEAD HUNTER (2019)

Co-Writer/ Director

Feature Film - 75 mins. 

A medieval warrior's gruesome collection of heads is missing only one - the monster that killed his daughter years ago.

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PRODUCTION NOTES

The Head Hunter is an independent film shot in Portugal on a shoestring budget of $30,000. The minimalist story is told through the eyes of a single character. Premiering at the Sitges Film Festival in Spain to a sold-out crowd, the movie won 7 awards from film festivals around the world.

The trailer racked up over 5 million views and debuted at #1 on iTunes Movie Trailers, ahead of Avengers: End Game, Toy Story 4, and John Wick 3. 

The film received a theatrical, VOD, and DVD release through Vertical Entertainment in April 2019. It opened as the #1 Horror Movie on iTunes. In December 2019, The Head Hunter became A Shudder Exclusive on their popular horror streaming service.

KEY CREDITS

Starring Christopher Rygh

Produced By Ricky Fosheim

Cinematography by Kevin Stewart

Music By Nick Soole

Sound Design By Nick Soole

The Head Created By Troy Smith

REVIEWS

  • 100% Rotten Tomatoes

AWARDS

  • Winner, Best Overall Feature - Nightmares Film Festival​​

  • Winner, Best Portuguese Film - Fantasporto Film Festival

  • Winner, Best International Feature - Macabro Film Festival

  • Winner, Best Actor - Christopher Rygh - Fantasporto Film Festival

  • Winner, Best Actor - Christopher Rygh - Insolito Film Festival

  • Winner, Best Cinematography - Kevin Stewart - Nightmares Film Festival

  • Winner, Best Special Effects - Fantaspoa Film Festival

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