Comm Media Faculty Member’s Film to Premiere at Mexico City Film Festival

Posted on 10/18/2018 11:27:14 AM

The Empty House, a horror film shot in Indiana, Pennsylvania, will premiere at the Morbido Film Festival in Mexico City starting on October 31, 2018. The film, written and directed by Communications Media faculty member Jeremy Waltman, provided experiential education opportunities for IUP students who worked alongside industry professionals.

Poster for "The Empty House"The Empty House, shot in summer 2017, is a soap-skewed take on Dracula, about the horrors of complicity starring actors with screen credits from major films and television series, including, Rya Kihlstedt (Heroes Reborn, Dexter), Joseph Culp (Mad Men, The Fantastic Four), Tom Walker (Daredevil, Harvey Danger), Alison Gregory (Two Guys), and Kristen Browne (Quantico).

Morbido Film Festival is considered Latin America’s premier genre film festival and has been running for 11 years with featured special guests such as Roger Corman, Elijah Wood, and Joe Dante. 

Waltman has been a member of the IUP Communications Media faculty for three years and has directed two feature films to date. Waltman’s work can be seen on his website.