It’s been a while since we heard anything new on horror anthology The Profane Exhibit, but that all changes today as we have a couple of updates for you. Firstly Cannibal Holocaust director Ruggero Deodato has joined the ever growing list of directors with his segment, Bridge. Not only that, but we have four new images for you from Deodato’s The Bridge, Nacho Vigalondo’s (Timecrimes) ‘Sins of the Father’ and Sergio Stivaletti’s (Three Faces of Terror) ‘Tophet Quorum’
Ruggero Deodato (Cannibal Holocaust) joins José Mojica Marins (Coffin Joe), Nacho Vigalondo, Ryan Nicholson, Andrey Iskanov, Michael Todd Schneider, Sergio Stivaletti, Marian Dora,Yoshihiro Nishimura, Richard Stanley, and Uwe Boll as directors of segments of The Profane Exhibit with more still to be announced.
Deodato, whose segment is titled “Bridge,” is an Italian film director and screenwriter, best known for directing violent and gory horror films. Deodato is infamous for his 1980 film Cannibal Holocaust. This is his return to horror after leaving it in the 80’s.
The “Bridge” soundtrack is being done by Killjoy of the death metal band Necrophagia.
Ruggero Deodato joins the following list of awesome directors for The Profane Exhibit:
Nacho Vigalondo (Timecrimes)
Coffin Joe (Embodiment of Evil)
Ryan Nicholson (Hanger, Gutterballs)
Andrey Iskanov (Philosophy of a Knife, Visions of Suffering)
Michael Todd Schneider (August Underground’s MORDUM, I Never Left The White Room; New York International Film Fest- Winner for Best Cinematography for A Tribute to Sanity),
Sergio Stivaletti (he did special effects for most of Dario Argento’s films, as well as many other giallo classics; when he began directing his first film was written by the team of Dario Argento and Lucio Fulci); did the video game Dead Space),
Marian Dora (director of Cannibal; and New York International Independent Film & Video Festival – Winner, Best International Feature – Arthouse for Melancholie der Engel)
Yoshihiro Nishimura (Tokyo Gore Police, Helldriver, Meatball Machine; Fant-Asia Film Festival- Winner Best Asian Film for Tokyo Gore Police, and several more festival awards)
Richard Stanley (Hardware, Dust Devil; called “the future of horror” by Dario Argento; IAC Gold Seal Award – Winner for Incidents in an Expanding Universe; has directed videos for P.I.L. and Fields of the Nephilim)
and Uwe Boll (Rampage, Stoic, Attack on Darfur, Seed, Auschwitz)
More directors will be announced.
The Profane Exhibit is an extreme international horror anthology film that was conceived, written, and produced by David Bond and Manda Manuel. Legendary horror writer Ray Garton (Live Girls, Bestial, Scissors) wrote the wraparound segment, and Scott Swan (Showtime’s Masters of Horror, Maskhead) wrote the screenplay. Jeremy Kasten, director of such films as the recent Wizard of Gore remake and The Attic Expeditions serves as the film’s editor. Writer / Actor David L Tamarin (Prison of the Psychotic Damned, The Gateway Meat, Nun of That, BEG) is Associate Producer, media relations and General Counsel for the film.
By Matt Wavish