Author Ryan Brown talks about Play Dead: The Movie

May 13, 2010 by  
Filed under Interview with author Ryan Brown

Play Dead author Ryan Brown discusses his novel Play Dead and how he came to be involved with Doug Sakmann and Backseat Conceptions. Also, Ryan’s son Raff talks about his involvement with the book. Interview excerpt from the upcoming reality feature directed and produced by Joe Frantz (MTV’s Jackass, Viva La Bam, Bam’s Unholy Union).

A present from Ryan’s son Raff;

SPFX Part 3 – Making a Horse Corpse

April 29, 2010 by  
Filed under SPFX Pt 3 - Horse Corpse

Director Doug Sakmann explains how to make a horse corpse using animal parts from the Asian market for one of the key scenes in the movie as actress Kate Boyer (who is a vegan) looks on.

“Completely disgusting and uncalled for!” raves the Vegetarian Star!

From the behind the scenes feature directed by Joe Frantz (MTV’s Jackass, Viva La Bam)

Fear.net Feature on Play Dead!

April 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Fear.net feature article, Press, SPFX

Click here to check out the first exclusive peek onto the set of Play Dead on Fear.net now!

“Writer/Director Doug Sakmann (Punk Rock Holocaust) just sent word on his latest project, a zombie comedy (based on an upcoming book) he’s comparing to the likes of Friday Night Lights and Shaun of the Dead called Play Dead. The project is currently in production and Doug was kind enough to send over a slew of images and an exclusive behind-the-scenes clip from the making of video which is directed by Joe Frantz (MTV’s Jackass, Viva La Bam and Bam’s Unholy Union), all of which you can check out after the break.

In the exclusive clip below, director Doug Sakmann explains how to make a horse corpse using animal parts from the Asian market for one of the key scenes in the movie as actress Kate Boyer (who is a vegan) looks on.”

Behind the Scenes Photos – Pt 1

April 20, 2010 by  
Filed under Behind the Scenes - Pt 1, Photos

Check out some of the great behind the scenes action on Play Dead! Amazing photos by Joey Mas of Philly Snaps.com…MANY more to come, he took over 3000 photos! Also, we have the great Joe Frantz (MTV’s Jackass, Viva La Bam and Bam’s Unholy Union) who directed and is producing a behind the scenes feature on the making of the movie, we’ll have some sneak peaks coming soon!