SOMETHING HORRIBLE is the first feature written and directed by Jeremy Kriss. The film was shot in Chico, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Poland. The cast includes Dennis Dun (Big Trouble in Little China) in a special appearance and the voice talents of Tippi Hedren (The Birds, Marnie) and Lisa Wilcox (A Nightmare on Elm St. 4 & 5).
SOMETHING HORRIBLE made its debut on Saturday, September 24, at the Jefferson State Flixx Festival. The film was awarded Best Sound Design at the festival.
Jeremy's new script won Best Screenplay at JSFF, and was presented at a Table Read at the festival on Friday, September 23, as well.
Jeremy was invited to the 23rd Annual Camerimage International Film Festival in Bydgoszcz, Poland, to debut footage from SOMETHING HORRIBLE as part of the Talent Demo. The film is now an Official Selection of the Hudson Valley International Film Festival and was nominated for Most Innovative Film at SABC Ekurheleni in South Africa. Producer Kelly O'Neil is a Nominee for Best Feature Female Producer by WIND International.
Doom&Gloom Productions, LLC -- Dreams don't work unless you do.
Name: Jeremy Kriss
Lives in: Chico, California
Company: Doom&Gloom Productions, LLC
Occupation: Director and Screenwriter
Unique traits: Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Or two. Maybe three.
Film (Thriller) Director A successful screenwriter suffering from severe social phobia rents an old dark house in which to complete his masterpiece, but finds that his personal demons may have other ideas.
Best Script, Hanhai Studio Pitch Day
Semi-Finalist, Feature Screenplay, FRAPA Festival de Roteiro Audiovisual Porto Alegre Brazil
Semi-Finalist, Innovative Film Award, Ekurhuleni International Film Festival South Africa
Best Screenplay, Jefferson State Flixx Festival
Semi-Finalist, Feature Screenplay, Frame by Sound Festival
Best Sound Design, Jefferson State Flixx Festival
Top 5, Screenplay Competition, Jefferson State Flixx Festival
Top 10, Pitch Festival, La Costa Film Festival
Teacher of the Year
Western Washington University (Bellingham, WA)
California State University-Bakersfield (Bakersfield, CA)
California State University: Northridge (Northridge, CA)
University of San Diego (San Diego, CA)
University of California-Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)