Join the co-executive producers of the cult classic holiday horror movie “Silent Night, Deadly Night” for a special screening, panel, and rare, officially licensed merchandise opportunity. Joining them will be the designer of “Silent Night, Deadly Night: The Game” to discuss the creation of this passion project. This killer event is taking place at The Frida Cinema in Santa Ana, California on Saturday, December 10th at 7:30 pm and is moderated and produced by “That Halloween Podcast” host, Jeff DePaoli.
A limited number of tickets are now on sale for this one-time-only event. General admission includes access to the movie screening, live panel, and a souvenir event lanyard. Beyond the general admission offerings, you can also add “Silent Night, Deadly Night: The Game” at a discounted price to your advance ticket in order to guarantee yourself a copy. Tickets are now available at TheFridaCinema.org. Additional officially licensed merchandise will be for sale at the venue including posters, shot glasses, game expansion packs, enamel pins, and press books.
Scheduled to appear on the panel are “Silent Night, Deadly Night” co-executive producers Scott Schneid and Dennis Whitehead. Joining them will be “Silent Night, Deadly Night: The Game” creator, Anthony Masi. All special guests will be available after the panel to autograph any purchased merchandise at no additional cost.
“Silent Night, Deadly Night” was originally released in 1984 and sparked a lot of controversy. The film outperformed “A Nightmare on Elm Street” at the box office during their same opening weekend but was pulled from cinemas after one week due to its controversial promotional material and graphic violence. Since then, viewing it during the holiday season has become a tradition for many horror movie fans.
“Both Scott Schneid and I are thrilled that the movie has become so popular and an annual tradition through the years,” says Whitehead. “The fans of ‘Silent Night, Deadly Night’ have made it happen, and we love that.”
“Creating this game became an obsession of mine, and I spent countless hours developing, testing and refining every little detail,” says Masi. “It was designed around the plot of the movie and our goal was to invoke a mid-80s retro gameplay feel. While simple to play, it’s not easy. It’s an entirely new way to experience ‘Silent Night, Deadly Night’ and the artists at Fright Rags turned it into an absolutely gorgeous collectible.”
This event will be produced under DePaoli’s depaolEVENTS label and is being sponsored by Fright Rags horror apparel.
About Jeff DePaoli
Jeff DePaoli has been podcasting about the entertainment industry since 2014. He is a freelance writer and SoCal correspondent for Attractions Magazine where he covers many forms of themed entertainment in the area. He’s worked with the world’s largest Halloween and horror convention, Midsummer Scream, as a segment producer and recently co-produced the Spooky Kids Club exhibition at SugarMynt Gallery. This past October he produced the first-ever panel about the creation of Disneyland’s “Oogie Boogie Bash” at The Frida Cinema.
The Frida Cinema is located at 305 E. 4th Street, Ste 100, Santa Ana, CA 92701 www.TheFridaCinema.org
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