It will mostly happen this year,” Jeffery told PTI. Directors need to be vocal about promoting their film as a horror, rather than saying it’s a thriller or supernatural film just own it (horror as a genre),” he says. I will be ready to help young filmmakers… when I was young, a lot of people supported me.” One of the films to be screened at the festival is Dead Awake, written by Jeffrey and directed by Phillip Guzman. I have no exposure to Indian horror films so this festival will be a good exposure for me,” he adds. We are making it, especially for horror genre fans in India. The noted writer has not watched any Indian horror films but he plans to catch up on some films soon. It will be screened on May 20. “There are some filmmakers who don’t have money but are talented.. Though horror is his forte, Jeffery enjoys watching comedy films. I said yes immediately as it was about horror films. “We are planning to come together for a web series under Sixth Sense Entertainment. It doesn’t get that much respect as it should get. The Sixth Horror Short Film Festival is scheduled to be held from May 20 in Mumbai where short horror movies from across the globe will be screened. But there is so much division in America, there are hatred and divide (due to) political parties I think super serious dramas are boring to watch now,” he says. We are working out the details. It will be in Hindi. “I like watching a comedy or horror film as I want to laugh or get scared. American screenwriter Jeffery Reddick, best known for supernatural horror film franchise Final Destination, is planning to make a web series in Hindi. I do like to watch drama films as well. The Final Destination writer feels though horror films do well commercially, the genre doesn’t get enough respect. Ask him if he would ever attempt making a comedy or drama, he says, “I would love to try writing a comedy. “The sad thing is that horror is looked upon as a niche genre despite it doing well commercially. Watch video
“I am 50 and I am still learning every day. you don’t need money to make a good film. A lot of my horror films has had the dramatic element… it’s melodramatic at times. A whole drama film, I don’t think I can do it.”
The writer-director is in India as part of The Sixth Sense Horror Film Festival. “I have been told Ram Gopal Varma and Vikram Bhatt are good at horror films and that Ramsay movies are a must watch. Also read | Cannes 2017: Deepika Padukone accepts she is the dancing red girl emoji. It will be in the horror genre. I have the concept, the idea. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App now It is good for people to see what’s there in the competition… it does help you up your game. So, I will be watching their films on DVD soon,” Jeffery says. He even intends to bring on screen this side of him through a comedy film. Filmmaking is an art form and one should just keep learning,” he says. “They (team of the festival) reached out to me asking if I would be interested in being a part of this festival. 2017-05-17T18:44:40+00:00″>
Updated: May 17, 2017 6:44 pm
The noted writer, Jeffery Reddick has not watched any Indian horror films but he plans to catch up.