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 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.
This segment is apart of the feature version of “How The Night Receives Them”, the feature film version.
We have currently shot two full days so far.
This segment is adapted from Irish horror writer Kealan Patrick Burke. With the rights, we plan to have it woven into the feature version and this is the sequel to Scott’s Indie hit “Bad Candy”
This is the 3rd movie in our “Horror-verse” and The Virginia Bitches is about 4 chicks in a metal band who are vampires, they break down in a small town over run by a cult of cannibals
Who are led by a Warlock.
KEALAN PATRICK BURKE
Kealan Patrick Burke is an author. Some of his works include the novels Kin, Currency of Souls, Master of the Moors, and The Hides, the novellas The Turtle Boy and Vessels, and the collections Ravenous Ghosts, The Number 121 to Pennsylvania & Others, Theater Macabre and The Novellas
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 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 4 - THE TRAP
Four friends in a treehouse club band together to trap a local werewolf after the neighborhood cats and dogs go missing
GEORGIA TAX INCENTIVE
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE GEORGIA ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY INVESTMENT ACT
The Georgia Entertainment Industry Investment Act (“GEIIA”) offers an across- the-board flat tax credit of 20 percent to certified projects, based on a minimum investment of $500,000 over a single tax year on qualified expenditures in Georgia.
An additional 10 percent uplift canbe earned by including an embedded animated or static Georgia promotional logo provided by the Georgia Film Office and including a link to http://www. exploregeorgia.org/film on the project’s promotional website for certain approved & commercially distributed projects.
Qualified expenditures include materials, services, and labor. An overview of GDOR’s eligible expenditures under the program can be found here: https://dor.georgia. gov/list-film-tax-credit-expenditures. The credit applies equally for Georgia residents and non-residents. There is a salary cap of $500,000 per person, per production, when the employee is paid by “salary,” which is defined as being properly paidby W2. If the production company pays an individual for services as a loanout, as a personal services contract, or a 1099 individual meets the criteria for a loanout, then Georgia income tax must be withheld and remitted by the production company for those costs to qualify.
Eligible productions include feature films; television films, pilots, or series; televised specials; televised commercials; and music videos that are distributed outside of Georgia. Sound recordings used in qualified feature films, television movies or specials, television series; including motion picture soundtracks produced in Georgia are qualified expenditures but licensing fees are not eligible. The $500,000 annual minimum expenditure threshold can be met with one project or the total of multiple projects aggregated in a single tax year.
The tax credit may be used against Georgia income tax liability or the production company’s Georgia withholding. If the production company chooses, they can sell or transfer the tax credit to one or more Georgia taxpayers— either individuals or corporations.
CERTIFICATION PROCESS FOR THE 20 PERCENT
BASE GEORGIA FILM TAX CREDIT
For a project to be eligible for the 20% base transferable tax credit, the Georgia Department of Economic Development must certify the project. Certification for live action projects will be through the Georgia Film Office. A Base Certification Application may be submitted within 90 days of the start of principal photography but must be received before the end of principal photography.
If the project does not begin filming within thirty (30) days of the date indicated on the certification letter; amendments to the application must be made in writing to GDEcD.
Applications should be submitted when the project is green-lit, fully funded and has secured a commercial production office in Georgia to start preproduction.
To apply for the 20% certification for feature films, television pilots, television series and music videos a production company must:
a) complete the 20 percent certification application per project; and
b) attach a final shooting script or story boards for commercials and music videos
c) attach proof of funding
To review the rules and regulations that apply to the Film Tax Credit or to download an application, please visit:
An additional 10 percent uplift can be earned by including an embedded animated or static Georgia logo within certain approved and commercially distributed projects.