Rock Band Vs Vampires is currently in production, coming towards the end of principal photography, and is due to be completed by Autumn 2014. An independent comedy-horror feature film intriguingly combining the worlds of vampires and Camden’s music scene, in tone it is somewhere between Shaun Of The Dean, The Rocky Horror Show, Spinal Tap, Monty Python, and Flight Of The Conchords. Jeremiah Winterford is an old-fashioned vampire who finds himself awkwardly out of place in a modern world. Forced to move from Winterford Manor following a torching by his vampiric rival Jako Van Zyl, Winterford and his surviving acolytes find themselves making a new home in Camden (London’s musical capital). Where better for a vampire to hide in plain sight? Sorcerer’s Tower, an unsuccessful prog-rock band are booked to play at the re-opening night of Angelfish, a Camden music venue now under new (vampiric) ownership. Armed with their instruments, can the band save their small number of fans from an eternity of vampirism? Filming on location in iconic London rock venues, including The Underworld in Camden, and Hoxton’s Underbelly. Writer/director/producer – Malcolm Galloway, was the pathology consultant to ITV/Carnival Film’s Murder On The Homefront, and is the lead singer/songwriter of internationally broadcast rock band Hats Off Gentlemen It’s Adequate. He is also playing the role of singer William May in Rock Band Vs Vampires. DOP/Co-director/Editor – Raed Abbas. Raed is a Kuwaiti film-maker. His feature film Cut is currently in post-production, and is one of the first Arabic language action/horror feature films. Clockwork Heart Productions Ltd in association with Abbas Films Ltd and producer Loren Peta.
Last week our very own Elliot Minkin chatted to writer/director Malcolm Galloway and producer/actress Loren Peta about their new film Rock Band vs Vampires. An independent low-budget comedy-horror, this feature film is based on Galloway’s own experiences of playing with a rock band in Camden, London (Hats Off Gentlemen It’s Adequate). As he tells us “it is fairly autobiographical, apart from the bits with vampires, and the orgies”. With filming soon to finish it is set to be released next year. Listen to the interview below then check out and like their Facebook page!
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