The Dark Worlds Needs You!

Dark Worlds Movie


INDIANAPOLIS — May. 2, 2011 — For Immediate Release — The producers of the short film SLASHER, have launched a fan-funded campaign to raise money for this first installment in the horror anthology series Dark Worlds. Based on Zack Daggy’s best selling novel Dark Worlds: Project 31 and filmed by Darkrider Studios (Lethal Obsession, Mother’s Blood), producers of the film hope to utilize the power of the net to raise $6,000 of their budget through the site Indie Go Go. Fans that pledge to this project will receive various levels of “perks” depending on the amount that they donate. This can range from a special thanks in the film’s credits, to the actual mask worn by the “Careview Slasher.” Complete details can be found at

SLASHER will be directed by Chris Jay (Lethal Obsession) and will star Beau Yotty  (Unlikely Prophets), Michelle Shields (The Dark Knight) and Kelsey Zukowski (I’m Streaming Death). It is adapted for screen by Dark Worlds author Zack Daggy and Astral Audio Entertainment’s own Allen Sale. The score and soundtrack will be provided by Otto Cate of Deprogrammed Studios and Damage Vault, and Indianapolis based rock band Noctura.

“This film is a group project. There’s a lot of cogs in this doom’s day machine,”
~ Zack Daggy

“I am very excited with being part of this film and being cast as the Slasher. I grew up a huge fan of horror films, and I’ve been waiting for an opportunity to take on a role like this!”
~Beau Yotty

“I really love the character I get to play, Allison Smith. I think she is really interesting…Zack Daggy is truly a great writer and I am honored to have been asked to play this character.”
~Michelle Shields

A Film Series That’s Sure To Remind You Why You Fear The Dark…
William Rosum is a bit of a celebrity. He’s in the papers all the time. He’s the talk of the town Everyone is dying to know where he’ll be, what he’ll do and most of all… Who he’ll kill. After 55 slayings in 5 years William has earned himself a reputation as the Careview Slasher, but as he will soon learn, sometimes the price of fame can be deadly.

For media inquiries and interview requests, please email Zack Daggy at

About Darkrider Studios

Darkrider Studios is a full service media production and marketing company based in Bloomington, IN. They’re well known for producing such critically acclaimed films as Lethal Obsession, A Christmas Scream, Fear Fair: The Movie and Meateater. Darkrider’s experience includes but is not limited to; Television Commercials, Video Production, Still Imaging (Photography), Graphic Design, Logo Design, Internet Marketing, Social Network Marketing, Web site Design and Content Creation. Darkrider is headed up by Chris Jay, Kitsie Duncan, and Lawrence McAtee.

About Zack Daggy

Zack “The Mothman” Daggy is an Internet DJ and new media entrepreneur of wide acclaim and a cult fan base. A self-professed workaholic, Zack is the host and creator of a number of original programs including The Mothpod and Midnight Spookshow.

Born in 1985 with a rare genetic disorder that has required him to use a wheelchair, Zack’s insights on life and irrepressible imagination lead him to create fantastic worlds of suspense and horror, always shot through with humor. He wrote his first story at age seven, was nominated for a People’s Choice Podcast Award in 2008 and published his first novel Dark Worlds: Project 31 in 2009. Zack lives in Indianapolis, IN, where he dreams up twisted things for a living.

About Allen Sale

Allen Sale is the voice and creator behind Astral Audio Entertainment, a volunteer-based audio drama group and podcast creation engine. Entertaining people through engaging story lines, insightful interviews with many of today’s creative artists, and an eclectic mix of music; he has been behind the mic since 2007.

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