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As a director, Brett has had “an almost Roger Corman-esque career in Canada” (bloodsprayer. com) and has directed over 20 features, unprecedented for Canadian film makers. He has been called “Canada’s Duke of Doom” (Penny Blood Magazine) and “Canada’s Baron of Blood” (CBC- radio) for his horror films. Brett likes to cross all genres, such as the horror films THE BONESETTER, THE FERAL MAN, PREY FOR THE BEAST, KINGDOM OF THE VAMPIRE , THE BONESETTER RETURNS and MY DEAD GIRLFRIEND- his latest is the horror/musical comedy MY FAIR ZOMBIE
Ralph Gethings is an Ottawa based artist, writer and director. He has a very strong passion for the horror genre that goes back to his years as a child. Well versed in horror from all over the globe, Ralph spends a lot of time seeking out those rare gems that get lost in a sea of mediocrity. Being a practical effects artist, Ralph has worked on many low/no budget productions. He is currently developing a web series called Walking Dead Tales (trailer can be seen on Volume 2 of Best of Ottawa Horror), sculpts horror related statues for Graveyard Kits, and runs his own film review site at www.rgethings.com.
Howard Sonnenburg is a Composer, Mixer and Sound Designer. He has worked on a variety of Genre films, including the award winning “Nightmare” by Adrian Langley and Brett Kelly’s “My Dead Girlfriend” and “Prey for the Beast”. In addition he is also the founder of Ottawa Horror (ottawahorror.com), a website dedicated to all things horror in the Nations Capital. By day he is Senior Engineer and Studio Manager at Atomic Audio in Ottawa.