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Horror short film 'HEIR' starring Bill Oberst Jr. meets crowdfunding

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Fatal Pictures has successfully funded the Kickstarter campaign for their final short film HEIR. The film promises to be gory, horrific and monstrous and will showcase practical FX.

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Produced by Fatal Pictures in association with Red Sneakers Media, "HEIR" is the final entry in their "Box Cutter Trilogy", a trio of linked shorts each representing “different theories on the origin and operation of sociopaths,” and successfully raised its $17,000 goal and then some.

The first two shorts, WORM and FAMILIAR have received excellent reviews from around the genre.

HEIR Credits
Starring, The Emmy award winning Bill Oberst Jr. (ABRAHAM LINCOLN VS. ZOMBIES, TAKE THIS LOLLIPOP & CHILDREN OF SORROW) & Robert Nolan (WORM, SICK, FAMILIAR) Written & Directed by Richard Powell (CONSUMPTION, WORM, & FAMILIAR) Produced by Zach Green (CONSUMPTION, WORM, & FAMILIAR) Marc Roussel & Ron Basch (REMOTE, ELUSIVE MAN & THE SWEETEST HIPPOPOTAMUS) & Richard Powell Associate Producer Heather Wixson (Founder CINEMAYHEM FILM FESTIVAL, Journalist DREAD CENTRAL) Associate Producer Seth Metoyer (CELL COUNT, TEACHERS' DAY & SLINK) Special Effects by The Butcher Shop (FAMILIAR) Cinematography by Michael Davidson (SICK, FAMILIAR) Editing by John Nicholls (SEX AFTER KIDS, THE SWEETEST HIPPOPOTAMUS) Music & Sound Design by Bernie Greenspoon (CONSUMPTION, WORM, & FAMILIAR)

HEIR Synopsis
After connecting with a stranger of similar interests online, Gordon and his young son Paul embark on an ill-fated road trip in which Gordon aims to indulge a secret passion. Before the day ends a horrible truth will be uncovered and a harsh lesson will be learned. HEIR is a monster movie unlike any other, it is a bleak and fantastical examination of one of society’s darkest taboos that aims to stimulate the mind and wrench the gut with equal power.

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