20th Anniversary! How I got started.

James / May 27th, 2016

In May 1996, I learned the trials of filmmaking, while making a horror movie titled “A Night of Total Terror”. Shortly afterwards, I documented it, with a behind-the-scenes video, made in July 1996. The original VHS-C tape of the documentary was damaged beyond repair. Recently, I discovered a 2nd generation copy, and used clips from it, to make this new documentary, in 2015.

The original “A Night of Total Terror” was 30 minutes long, but has gone through minor re-edits over the years, because I thought it was too slow-paced. The most current version, is a shortened 3 minute version, made for the internet in 2006. It combines footage from the sequel “An Evening of Real Supernatural Horror” and the remake “Malevolence”. I no longer like this edit, because it discards the twist ending. You can see the 2006-edit here.

See the 3 minute version of “A Night of Total Terror” ► https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmnLPGQd9-A

Also, check out the 10 minute 2015 Restoration of “A Night of Total Terror” ► https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2O6k2NV_S8o

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