Knotfest.com have announced today that they have entered partnered with Cranked Up Films, specialists in genre-leaning films including horror, grounded sci-fi and speculative fiction. Together Knotfest.com and Cranked Up Films will highlight content and talent that aligns with the interests of the considerable Knotfest.com audience, giving fans exclusive first looks at some of the best, upcoming releases.
To kick off the partnership, Knotfest.com is proud to announce that it will be offering fans exclusive early access to the hotly anticipated, award winning horror flick, Alive., as exclusive, advance screenings run on Knotfest.com from September 11th – 18th. Fans can pre-order the movie by clicking here and watch the special, alternative trailer scored by Slipknot’s very own M. Shawn Crahan here or by clicking on the image below.
To take fans even further inside the movie, Knotfest.com will be hosting a very special live stream Q&A on Thursday, September 17th. Hosted by Ryan J Downey, the panel will feature stars Angus Macfadyen, Camille Stopps and more to be announced and will give fans the opportunity to submit their own questions to the guests about the movie.
Alive. is directed by Rob Grant, who was awarded “Best Director” at both HorrorHaus Film Festival and New York City Horror Film Festival for the feature. The film’s additional honors include Austin Film Festival’s Audience Award, “Best Feature Film” at Atlanta Horror Film Festival and “Best Thriller Feature Film” from Shriekfest, among others. The script is the feature film debut for writers Chuck McCue and Jules Vincent. McCue and Vincent also served as Producers alongside Lars Lehmann (Knuckleball) and Michael Peterson (Bloodthirsty).
In the chilling tale, a severely injured man (Thomas Cocquerel) and woman (Camille Stopps) awaken in an abandoned sanatorium with no memory of who they are or what has happened. A sadistic caretaker (Angus Macfadyen) discourages their questions and doles out punishments whenever they refuse to cooperate or try to escape. When they finally make their escape to freedom, they discover the answers to who they are – revealing even greater horror.