AWARD-WINNING ANIMATED SHORT FILM “TRICK OR TREAT, ALISTAIR GRAY” GETS RELEASE DATE, DISTRIBUTOR!!
Captivating audiences of all ages in what Lonely Wolf Film Festival calls “infectiously charming” and SearchMyTrash.com says “oozes creepiness,” TRICK OR TREAT, ALISTAIR GRAY follows a young boy as he meets a strange new friend the night before Hallow’s Eve.
Written and produced by award-winning author Lindy Ryan and voiced by renowned British horror artist Mister Sam Shearon, young Alistair Gray abandons his school Halloween carnival that feels more silly than spooky—all treats and no tricks—and heads out into the dark the night before Halloween where he meets a new friend that teaches him that the holiday is about fun and about fright…and that there’s more than one way to celebrate the spookiest night of the year.
Fresh off the film festival circuit, TRICK OR TREAT, ALISTAIR GRAY has earned nearly a dozen Official Selections and awards, including Grand Prix at the ANMTN! Online Animation Awards, Winner of the Top Shorts Film Festival 2021, and Honorable Mention at the Global Shorts 2021 competition.
TRICK OR TREAT, ALISTAIR GRAY will be available to stream on iNDIEFLIX and will be included in the channel’s curated Halloween channel in October. TRICK OR TREAT, ALISTAIR GRAY is also now available in print, ebook, and audio, where it has earned praise from School Library Journal, The Children’s Book Review, Midwest Book Review, Booktrib, and more.
Lindy Ryan is an award-winning author/editor, short film director, and professor at Rutgers University. Prior to her career in academia, Ryan was the co-founder of Radiant Advisors, where she led the company’s research and data enablement practice for clients that included 21st Century Fox Films, Warner Bros., and Disney. She is the founder of Black Spot Books, an independent imprint of multimedia corporation Vesuvian Media Group with a mission to amplify voices of women-in-horror, as well as a contributor at Rue Morgue. Ryan previously served on the Board of Directors for IBPA and is currently co-chair of the Horror Writers Association Publishers Council. She is an active member of the HWA and ITW, and was named one of Publishers Weekly’s Star Watch Honorees 2020. She has published numerous academic texts as well as clean romance novels under the name Lindy Miller, which are being adapted for screen. Her debut horror-thriller, BLESS YOUR HEART, is forthcoming from Minotaur Books.
Mister Sam Shearon has provided cover illustrations for the Angel series, 30 Days of Night, The X-Files, and the fully illustrated H.P. Lovecraft’s The Call of Cthulhu, Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray, and Clive Barker’s Hellraiser and Books of Blood. Aside from being a graphic artist, Sam has also performed in live theatre acting as the lead role of ‘Dracula’ for twenty live two-hour shows in a theatre production of Bram Stoker’s Dracula at the Archway theatre in North Hollywood, California. His voice was recorded as the spoken word introduction for the Fear Factory album Genexus, as well as on various other tracks and the iconic ‘Bladerunner’ inspired outro. Sam provided cover art for the official collectors programme to a Halloween weekend event featuring the rock band Slipknot, and has illustrated album artwork and merchandise designs for rock bands such as Rob Zombie and Iron Maiden.
Dan Walters is an art director and digital design generalist from Seattle, Washington. He has been designing professionally since 2005 and has a passion for creating art in digital and traditional mediums. Dan’s focus is in marketing and game design, but he also has experience in visual effects, post production, interactive marketing, projection, and large scale display content.
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