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Dawna Lee Heising Interviews Filmmaker Mark Savage for Eye on Entertainment
Veteran Filmmaker Mark Savage Discusses His Latest Films, “Pond Scum”, “Fertisle”, “Kinderplay”, and “Diary of a Mongrel Dog”, and Talks about Upcoming Movies “Circus of Dread” and a Film with Aki Aleong, “Swan Song”
Savage also discussed his upcoming film, “Circus of Dread”, starring Bill Oberst Jr., Vida Ghaffari, Domiziano Arcangeli, Dawna Lee Heising, Gary Cairns, Rich Goteri and Jasi Cotton Lanier (credits not contractual)
Savage first achieved fame as an underground cult filmmaker specializing in brutal, gory psychological thrillers and horror movies. He directed dozens of short films beginning at age 14 before moving on to direct feature films, numerous commercials, music videos and industrial films. His love affair with the cinema began in Australia, when, at the age of 14, he purchased a Super-8 camera with monies he had earned working at McDonald’s. Savage is proud of his earliest efforts at weekend film making projects. His rare Super 8 films, including “Methusarla, Guardian of Hell” and “Rogues” were included in the Subversive Cinema release of “Savage Sinema From Down Under,” a retrospective look at Savage's more than two decade career that includes an amazing selection of supplements and feature films such as “Marauders,”“
An entry on Savage and his work in The Journal of Underground Film says: "Mark Savage is also a voracious cinephile, particularly of European and Asian cult cinema, and has written for several print publications."
Savage is a genre film maniac, and his blog posts are filled with images and memories of his favorite horror and exploitation films. Savage also includes practical tips for aspiring filmmakers in his blog.
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