From Oct. 17 to Oct. 31 FilAm Creative will be celebrating all things Filipino and horror. Halo-Haloween is hosted and programmed by FilAm director Walter Boholst and his new horror film “Voodoo Possession.” Contributions by Natasia Gascon and Mark Owen.
The crazed possessed killer in Voodoo Possession was played by Tomas Bokyin who managed to exude menace while never uttering a word in English.
Tomas Boykin as Happy Man
The production design in Voodoo Possession was key to the success of the creepy feel of the film. Production designer Kalie Acheson had to accomplish a lot with a little.
Production designer Kalie Acheson
The Behind The Scenes clips for the Voodoo Possession DVD were produced by Filipino American production company Xylophone Films. Xylophone Films is very active in the Filipino American community with projects including the indie film “Lumpia,” working in behind the scenes clips on “The Debut,” music videos for FilAm artists The Black Eyed Peas, Bambu, Hopie Spitshard and many many other FilAm projects. Check out more about them at http://xylophonefilms.com.
Xylophone Films reel
Xylophone Films founder AJ Calomay was interviewed about being Filipino in America.
Shake, Rattle and Roll
Shake, Rattle and Roll is an incredibly successful horror film franchise in the Philippines. It has reached part 15 as of this year. Each film is an anthology of sorts with different segments starring different very attractive Filipino actors and varying degrees of visual FX.
Shake, Rattle and Roll XV teaser
Nicole Gale Anderson in Ravenswood
Nicole Gale Anderson (born August 29, 1990) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Macy Misa in the Disney Channel Original Series Jonas L.A., and also known for the role of Kelly Parker on the ABC Family series Make It or Break It. Anderson was born in Rochester, Indiana. Her father is American, served as a Commander in the United States Navy, and her mother is of Filipino ethnicity.
Set in the fictional town of Ravenswood, Pennsylvania, the series followed five strangers whose lives become intertwined by a deadly curse that has plagued their town for generations. They have to dig into the town’s dark past to solve the mysterious curse.
When a man must search for his missing brother in a Haitian insane asylum he discovers that all of the patients are possessed by an evil voodoo spirit hungry for sacrifices of blood. (At Redbox, Walmart, Amazon, iTunes, Amazon Prime, Dish, Vudu, Xbox, Sony Playstation, Youtube etc.)
Check out more about Voodoo Possession here.
Twitter at @voodoomovie
FilAm Creative is an all-volunteer community organization supporting Filipino Americans in entertainment and media. More information can be found at filamcreative.org, facebook.com/filamcreative and on Twitter at @FilAmCreative.
Voodoo Possession is available at Redbox, Walmart, Amazon.com, Dish, iTunes, Amazon, Vudu, Xbox, Sony & YouTube and other outlets. Starring Danny Trejo, Ryan Caltagirone, Kerry Knuppe, David Thomas Jenkins, Treva Etiene, Tomas Boykin.
“Voodoo Possession” is a Rough Riders, Front Row Media, B2FX and Waltertainment production based in Los Angeles, CA. Additional information can be found at the official movie website voodoopossession.com, facebook.com/thisplaceiscursed,
Walter Boholst can be found at facebook.com/itswalterb and waltertainment.com.
If you would like more information about “Voodoo Possession,” or to schedule an interview with Walter Boholst contact firstname.lastname@example.org.