Announcing Film-Con Panel
Big Ass Filmmaking on a Tiny Budget
Join the team of Big Ass Spider! as they speak about making their independent sci-fi/comedy featuring:
Mike Mendez has directed the horrorfilms "The Gravedancers" that premiered at Tribeca, "The Convent" (Sundance) and "Killers" (Sundance). "Big Ass Spider!", his 5th feature film, premiered this year at SXSW.
Clare Kramer has starred in numerous independent (Big Ass Spider!, Gravedancers) and major studio films(Bring it On, The Rules of Attraction) as well appeared on various television shows (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, House).
Shaked Berenson has produced and executive produced 14 genre filmsincluding Darren Lynn Bousman's "11-11-11", the cult action/martial art "Kill 'em All" the sci-fi/action "Dark Island" directed by YouTube sensation team CorridorDigital (Sam Gorski and Niko Pueringer). Shaked is also a Board Member of IFTA (International Film & Television Alliance) and co-founder of Epic Pictures Group, an independentfilm financing, production and distribution company.
Sarah Gyldenvand in the past 3 years, Sarah has been in charge of marketing and post production at Epic Pictures Group and associate producer to "Big Ass Spider!", "Kill 'em All" and "Dark Island"
When a military force fails to stop a giant alien spider from rampaging the city of Los Angeles, it is up to one quirky exterminator (Greg Grunberg) and his security guard sidekick (Lombardo Boyar) to save the day. Starring Clare Kramer, Ray Wise, Lin Shaye and a special appearance by Lloyd Kaufman.
Big Ass Spider! will be released in selected theaters across the country on October 18.