HOW THE NIGHT RECEIVES THEM : is a heart-stopping, pulse-pounding exercise in absolute terror; a suspense driven potpourri of 4 interconnected Horror stories, told by a late night radio disc jockey called Chilly Billy & his parter Scary Larry on Halloween Eve. On this most macabre of holidays, nothing can be taken for granted, and nobody, not even the DJ himself, can be exempt from the horror about to Ensue on the town of New Salem.
This segment is apart of the feature version of “How The Night Receives Them”. All 3 films take place in the fictional area of New Salem introduced in “Bad Candy”. Bad Candy dropped first in 2021, followed by The Virginia Bitches which starts filming very soon followed by “How the Night Recieves Them in June 2023.
DIRECTOR / WRITER
Scott & Desiree Hansen started Digital Thunderdome in 2013 with a passion for telling stories.
In 2014, the team produced Until It Hurts, a documentary film about a piece of art commemorating fallen Navy Seals and how it has influenced a community. The film features Navy Seal Dave Hall and Wounded Wear founder, Jason Redman. The film went to be accepted to film festivals across the USA and won best feature film at Cayfest in 2016 and got world wide distribution.
In 2016, Digital Thunderdome created The Possession Experiment which sold to EONE/Momentum Pictures for domestic and CMG for international distribution and was sold to 35 countries abroad. It also debuted in the top 10 in horror on iTunes for three weeks. The film begins when a theology student uses a fundraising campaign to attempt to prove if demons exist.The film stars horror icon Bill Moseley (The Devils's Rejects), Greg Travis ( Starship Troopers), and Mark Joy (Dogma). The film was also sold to HULU for a 3 year TV deal.
Also In 2016 Scott jumped into the producers chair and made the feature film “Bully” starring Danny Trejo, Vincent Pastore and Ron Canada along with Disney star Tucker Albrizzi. The film landed a deal with Gravitas.
In 2019 Scott and Desiree began production on a Halloween themed movie called "Bad Candy" starring Zach Galligan (Gremlins) and Corey Taylor (Slipknot). Desiree an avid producer herself co-directed this dark comedy fun Halloween ride that "Bad Candy" became.
SEGMENT 1 - HOW THE NIGHT RECEIVES THEM
A horror poem about a young girl who was murdered on Halloween Night.
Every Halloween at midnight on the anniversary of her death her father, the sheriff, of the town drives along side of her spirit tofind out the truth of who killed her.
Sequence from the movie starring Andrew Divoff from WishMaster
We have shot 6 days so far on this movie, heres some stills of Andrew Divoff & Miles Doleac
SEGMENT 2 - HOTEL VIGILANTE
You can’t take back a deal with the devil. When Murdock loses his whole family in a horrific home suicide, he strikes an agreement-in cash, with a mysterious man. He is given the chance to go back to do whatever he pleases, but must live with what he changes.
SEGMENT 3 - OF FRIGHT
When Teresa attempts to rob a swanky sears department store for her prison bound boyfriend, she and 3 friends on Halloween night break in and find an unexpected type of security system consisting of Mannequins that come alive to defend the store.
SEGMENT 4 - THE TRAP
Four friends in a treehouse club band together to trap a local werewolf after the neighborhood cats and dogs go missing