Dembanger

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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Director

John Berardo

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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
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

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