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Followed (2019) is a found footage horror film that was directed by Antoine Le and written by Todd Klick. The film delves into the world of vlogging and the personal toll of achieving success and fame. Synopsis: Followed introduces us to aspiring social media influencer “DropTheMike.” When he is offered the opportunity to get a nice stack of cash for sponsorship of his channel, he’s joined by his video crew on a visit to one of the most haunted hotels in America. While there, he expects to have a horrific night of thrills and scares. What begins as a fun investigative challe...[Read More]
The Haunting of Grady Farm (2019) is a found footage horror film that was directed by Matt Dickstein and written by Jeremiah Burton, Shane Hartline, Ben Kaplan, and Malia Miglino. The film delves into Irish and Scottish folklore, more specifically, the Sluagh or spirits of the restless dead. If co-write and co-star Shane Hartline looks familiar, that’s because he also co-starred in the Cam Girls segment of the groundbreaking found footage film anthology, The Dark Tapes (2016). Synopsis: Emily Wolf is the host of a travel show documenting supposed haunted locations around the country. Th...[Read More]
Hunter’s Creed (2020) is a found footage horror film that was directed by Justin Jackola and written by Justin Jackolda and Ken Miyamoto, and co-stars Duange “Dog” Chapman, from Dog the Bounty Hunter (2003) fame. The film has strong horror undertones and a faith-based story arch, which is a welcome breath of fresh air for the typical horror films permeating the found footage genre. The film follows four friends who head out to a cabin in the remote forest to film the pilot episode of a hunting reality television show. The intrepid group soon come to realize that they are not...[Read More]
Murder Box (2019) is a found footage horror/crime film directed by Gerald Varga and written by Jimmy Gannon and Gerald Varga. The film is a documentary following the lead suspect of a murder investigation, a stand-up “horror comic,” who performs under the stage name of Gerald Gerald Geraldson. The film opens with documentary footage of a police detective describing the interrogation of murder suspect Sam Geraldson, a stand-up horror comic who performs under the persona of Gerald Gerald Geraldson. Sam Geraldson is not only the prime suspect for a series of murders, but is also under investigati...[Read More]
Bad Ben 6: The Way In (2019) is directed by, written by, and stars Nigel Bach. This film marks the sixth installment of the popular Bad Ben franchise. Nigel Bach is back, reprising his role as the crass Tom Riley. In this installment, Tom Riley is hired by the new owners of the titular house on Steelmanville Road to expunge evil entities that have once again taken hold. Needing the money, Tom Riley reluctantly accepts the assignment, using his prior experiences in the house to get the job done. If you’re new to the Bad Ben series, you can read our Bad Ben Primer section below to catch up...[Read More]
Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (2018) is a South Korean found footage horror film directed by Jung Bum-shik and written by Jung and Park Sang-min. Note that Korean names can be romanized in numerous ways, meaning that different spellings of the cast and crew’s names will appear in various English-language sources. The film (released in Korea as 곤지암) centers on the crew and guests of the paranormal web series Horror News as they investigate an abandoned mental hospital surrounded by rumors of paranormal encounters. Like many films before it, Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (2018) has a basis in reality. There...[Read More]
“The Devil’s Toy Box” is a found footage film and horror movie directed by Allen Kellogg and written by Allen Kellogg and Spencer Jay Kim. The film follows a team of paranormal investigators researching the disappearance of five people who went missing in a haunted abandoned asylum five years earlier. This film, released in the UK under the title Out of the Shadows (2017), is the sequel to 7 Nights of Darkness (2011) and the second installment in the 7 Nights of Darkness film franchise. Both films in the series were helmed by Allen Kellog. In a recent interview with Found Foo...[Read More]
“Livescream” is a found footage film and horror movie that was written and directed by Michelle Iannantuono. The film follows an avid gamer and video blogger who unwittingly plays a new online game only to realize that the stakes are real. This film is the feature-length directorial debut of Michelle Iannantuono, who in an interview with Found Footage Critic said that Livescream (2018) was based on her “love and passion for gaming and horror movies.” The film is presented as a recorded online gaming session—a novel approach for a found footage film. Does Livescream (201...[Read More]
“7 Nights of Darkness” is a found footage film and horror movie written and directed by Allen Kellogg. The film follows six reality show contestants who must spend seven nights in an abandoned asylum to collect their share of a one million dollar grand prize. The film was released in 2011, which was a noteworthy year for the found footage genre—no less than fifty-four found footage films were released in 2011, including the found footage classic, Grave Encounters (2011). Allen Kellogg’s 7 Nights of Darkness (2011) was later followed by the sequel, The Devil’s Toybox (20...[Read More]