Dembanger

This semester, it’s no longer a game. Teen horror is back with a vengeance in this edgy slasher for the social media generation. Whiton University students are caught in the midst of a brewing scandal after an insidious online game is taken one step too far. Chaos ensues when a star athlete is brutally murdered in his fraternity. Grasping for answers, his tenacious sister Ellery is forced to face her own denial over the reasons behind his murder. The clock ticks as a masked killer continues picking off students across campus. Ellery chases down the truth behind the school's buried secrets, showing audiences the horrifying meaning of an exclamation point.

Reps: XYZ Films / CAA Media Finance

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Credits

Director:

John Berardo

Executive Producer:

En Ming Lai, Michelle Ishii, Anton Andreacchio, Nicholas Chen, Olivia Kong

Producer:

Brian Frager, John Berardo, JP Castel, Lindsay LaVanchy, Stephanie Stanziano, Jon Huertas

Screenwriter:

John Berardo, Lindsay LaVanchy, Brian Frager

Cinematographer:

Jonathan Pope

Editor:

Kristina E. Lyons

Production Designer:

Brenton Berna

Sound Designer:

Mike Darren

Music:

Alexander Arntzen

Principal Cast:

Jon Huertas, Isabella Gomez, Lindsay LaVanchy, Froy Gutierrez, Gattlin Griffith, Patrick Walker, Bart Johnson, Shireen Lai, Yancy Butler, Lochlyn Munro

Additional Credits:

Casting Director: Ricki Maslar, Key Makeup Artist: Gaby Castellanos, Assistant Director: Travis LaSalle, Stunt Coordinator: Panuvat Anthony Nanakornpanom, VFX Supervisors: Carlo Andreacchio, Edward Watson, Costume Designer: Jessica Flaherty, Music Supervisor: Kelsey Mitchell, 2nd Assistant Director: Corey Crandall, Production Coordinator: Dean Rowe, Gaffer: Stephanie Hauser

Contact

Publicity Contact:

Erik Bright
eb@prodigypublicrelations.com
310-902-1355

Sales Agent:

XYZ Films / CAA Media Finance

Details

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Year:

2020

Premiere Status:

World Premiere

Genre:

Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Screening Section:

Midnighters

Screening Category:

Narrative Feature

Country:

United States

Language:

English

Runtime:

96 mins