Pitch Rudy Scalese (Saturday, June 2nd 2018)

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Pitch Rudy Scalese

Rudy Specializes in Horror Features under $10MM.


6 SOULS, produced by Rudy Scalese


Rudy Scalese is a Horror Producer who got his start on Wes Craven's Freddy Krueger film, NEW NIGHTMARE. Scalese is currently in post on GREENLIGHT, starring Danielle Bisutti and Shane Coffey, and recently worked on Red Compass Productions' SEEING GREEN with director Chelsea Stardust Peters (THE PURGE, THE LAZARUS EFFECT), the Horror-comedy GHOST TEAM ONE, and THE CAPTURE, starring Nora-Janes Noone, alongside Freestyle Digital Media. Scalese has also produced a number number of projects including, including Two on the Run, Geppetto, Rapunzel, and Slay Per View, for Crypt TV, an online horror platform ran by legendary producer Eli Roth (HOSTEL, CABIN FEVER).

Scalese is also responsible for the critically acclaimed horror documentaries GOING TO PIECES: THE RISE AND FALL OF THE SLASHER FILM with Starz Entertainment, and NEVER SLEEP AGAIN: THE ELM STREET LEGACY and CRYSTAL LAKE MEMORIES: THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF FRIDAY THE 13TH with 1428 Films.


Scalese is also the former VP of Production and Development at NALA Films where he produced films including IM Global's 6 SOULS starring Julianne Moore & Nate Corddry, A24's THE BLING RING starring Emma Watson, Warner Independent Pictures' IN THE VALLEY OF ELAH directed by Academy Award-winner Paul Haggis, CASA DE MI PADRE starring Will Ferrell, Diego Luna and Genesis Rodriguez, and THE AIR I BREATHE starring Kevin Bacon & Brendan Fraser.


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