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Join us on Wednesday, October 5th at 5pm PT as we learn about THE MAKING OF A HORROR FILM with the writers, director and producers behind this gloriously disturbing and inventive movie that stars Ryan Kwanten (True Blood) and the voice of JK Simmons (Whiplash).

Certified Fresh by Rotten Tomatoes!

Glorious:  After a breakup, Wes ends up at a remote rest stop. He finds himself locked inside the bathroom with a mysterious figure speaking from an adjacent stall. Soon Wes realizes he is involved in a situation more terrible than he could imagine.

We will be joined by:

Director –  Rebekah McKendry

Writers – Joshua Hull & David Ian McKendry

Producers – Jason Goldberg & Christian Armogida

If you haven’t seen Glorious, you can watch HERE exclusively on Shudder before the event!

When: Wednesday, October 5th at 5:00pm PDT / 7:00pm CT / 8:00pm EDT (Check your Time Zone)
Where: ZOOM – A link will be emailed to registrants before the event.


Rebekah McKendry – Director 

Rebekah McKendry is an award-winning director, writer, producer, and podcaster. She most recently directed Glorious (2022), directed The Elevator Game (coming 2023), and co-wrote Bring It On: Cheer or Die coming soon from Universal. Rebekah began her film career working for Fangoria Entertainment and went on to direct several award-winning shorts films and horror features. She has a doctorate focused in Media Studies focused on the Horror Genre, a MA in Film Studies, and a second MA in Performing Arts Education. Rebekah previously has worked as Editor-in-Chief at Blumhouse Productions and as the Director of Marketing for Fangoria Entertainment. She is also a co-host of Fangoria’s Colors of the Dark Podcast. Rebekah is currently a faculty member of the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts specializing in the Horror Genre and Directing.

Joshua Hull – Writer 

Joshua Hull is a screenwriter/author based in Indiana. He’s the co-writer of GLORIOUS (2022) and the author of “Underexposed!: The 50 Greatest Movies Never Made” for Abrams Books. He’s a Stakeholder, Vice President, and Brewer at Scarlet Lane Brewing Company, a horror themed brewery near Indianapolis

David Ian McKendry – Writer
bio coming soon!

Jason Goldberg – Producer

Jason Scott Goldberg is an award-winning horror screenwriter/producer from Los Angeles. He’s landed on The Hit List, Young & Hungry List and ISA’s Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch List for his elevated genre stories. Jason wrote and produced “Stay Out of the Attic,” which is available on Shudder and has worked on assignments for DC Comics (horror), MTV, Blumhouse and Top Dead Center Films. Jason is currently prepping “Flatwoods” with Paper Street Productions for a 2023 summer shoot in Chicago. He’s rep’d by WPA.

Christian Armogida – Producer 

After graduating with his MFA in Playwriting from USC, Christian began working in development and production at Village Roadshow Pictures. A lifelong horror nut, in 2007 he moved over to Rogue Pictures, the genre division of Focus Features and Universal Pictures. Following Rogue’s sale to Relativity Media in 2008, Christian became the Director of Development with Unbroken Pictures, an independent horror production company. He was also an Associate Producer on Bryan Bertino’s MOCKINGBIRD and Oz Perkins’ THE BLACKCOAT’S DAUGHTER, the latter of which he discovered and developed. Currently, Christian works under his banner Nightshade Entertainment, focusing on elevated genre. Through Nightshade, Christian produced the 80s set Satanic Panic thriller WE SUMMON THE DARKNESS, which was directed by Marc Meyers (My Friend Dahmer) and starred Alexandra Daddario and Johnny Knoxville. He’s also working on THE IMPORTANCE OF BLOOD with Circle of Confusion and set up his Blood List project CURFEW by Dick Grunert with Unique Features at Paramount Players with Adam Randall (Night Teeth) attached to direct. Lastly, he is currently casting his latest project PRECIPICE by Avishai Weinberger with Mandalay Pictures attached to produce and with Zach Lipovsky and Adam Stein (Freaks) attached to direct.


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Event Details
10. 05. 2022
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm