You have a recent production called Chatter. What is the plot for
Chatter is a tech-thriller that follows David and Laura
Cole, temporarily living in different parts of the world, who use Skype
to stay connected. Over the course of a couple weeks, we begin to
see that the house David is staying in is haunted by the ghost of a
little girl named Anna. And she is able to use the internet to cross
over and kill people. All of this is seen through the eyes of a
Department of Homeland Security agent.
Who stars in this?
Brady Smith and Sarena Khan play David and Laura Cole. We are also very
fortunate to have Ashley Palmer (Paranormal Activity), P.J. Marshall
(Underground), Richard Hatch (Battlestar Galactica), Tohoru Masamune
(Shredder from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) and Alison Haislip
of the Show) as part of the cast.
The film has made it to some festivals with favorable results, no?
Yes, it has been pretty amazing. Chatter was named Best Horror Feature by the
Philip K. Dick Film Festival
(2016), Best Experimental Feature by Fantastic Film Awards
(2016) and LA Thriller Film Fest (2015), The Audience Award by
Horror Film Fest (2015), and I was fortunate to be named Best
Emerging Filmmaker by RIP Horror Film Fest (2015).
In addition to the awards, Chatter was nominated for Best Thriller
by Shriekfest (2015) and has been Official
Selections of Nevermore Film Fest (2016) and Innovative Film Fest
(2015). Brady and Sarena have also been highly recognized
for their performances.
Where might people order the film or find out more about it?
links to all of our social media. The most active with updates is our Facebook page:
You can also find me on Twitter at: @mattytheglue
And of course, watch the trailer here:
We are currently speaking with distributors and hope to have
Chatter available soon. We are also hosting special
screenings at theaters in different parts of the country. So definitely
like us on Facebook for the latest.
Do you have any other projects in the making after this?
Yes! I am working on another thriller called Sleep Study,
which we will shoot this summer.
Do you have any interesting behind the scenes stories to share during
the making of Chatter?
There is quite a bit! First of all, the actors really used Skype
to act with each other, so there is always the possibility of the signal
dropping. HAHA! That happened a lot. The other thing is that
my refrigerator broke on the first day of filming. And the problem with
that was, we used my house to film in. So we had to get creative with
What would you consider the strong points of the film?
According to audiences, it is really scary! People have told me that
they got full-body chills and were on the edges of their seats. So that
is cool. Also, the actors are amazing and really brought depth to
The weak points, if any?
I'll leave that to the critics.
In regard to this, is there anything you would have done differently
concerning Chatter, in looking back?
Feeling lucky ?
any of my partnershops yourself
for more, better results ?
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I mean, there are always things to do differently. Hindsight is a
This interview is short and to the point. Is there anything else you
would like to add about this film or others you have been involved with?
I can't say enough about how great the horror community has been. The
audiences have been amazing and I love getting messages from people who
have seen the film.
Thanks so much for having me and for helping me get the word out about
Chatter! The cast and crew worked their asses off and it is
really great to be receiving such amazing feedback. So, thank you.
Thanks for the interview!