Newly founded genre distributor The Horror Collective presents ETHERIA. A scripted series of female-directed horror and sci-fi episodes. The new series will premiere on August 20th, exclusively on Amazon Prime. You can view the trailer below and get more information about the series and where to watch it.
From The Press Release
Emerging genre distributor, The Horror Collective, will release the first season of ETHERIA, a series of stand-alone episodes directed by women.
The series is produced by Heidi Honeycutt, Vice President of Short Form and Episodic Content at Entertainment Squad, The Horror Collective’s parent company and Stacy Pippi Hammon. Honeycutt and Hammon co-founded the Etheria Film Festival in 2014. Executive Produced by Entertainment Squad’s CEO, Shaked Berenson (TURBO KID, TALES OF HALLOWEEN).
From post-apocalyptic westerns to demented comedies to terrifying horror and gore, ETHERIA serves up the perfect blend of mind-bending and panic-inducing excitement from the best emerging women genre directors in the world. Each episode showcases a vision of the fantastic in this new anthology series created to introduce amazing directors to devoted genre fans. Etheria Season 1 features Shannon Woodward (Westworld), Grace Huang (The Man with the Iron Fists), Paula Jai Parker (Hustle & Flow) and Tina Majorino (Napoleon Dynamite).
Season 1 will premiere on August 20 exclusively on Amazon Prime for 30 days before going on transaction VOD.
Featuring apocalyptic westerns, creepy Japanese ghost children, serial killer road trips, unnerving parallel universes, angry angelic avengers, interplanetary kidnapping, last desperate shots at crazed glory, and the worst job interview you’ve ever had, Etheria Season 1 offers shockingly innovative short genre anthology content for real genre fans. Etheria Season 1 will be released on Amazon on August 20, 2020. For more information, visit http://www.thehorrorcollective.com/film/etheria-season-1
Season 1 Official Trailer:
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Etheria Season 1
Ep 1. 12/15/1996
Written & Directed by Mae Catt
Starring Adam Cardon (“Adam”), David Foy (“Officer Chad Peterson”), Frederick Stuart (“Quentin”)
Dysfunctional killers Adam and Quentin are on the road taking care of business in their own inimitable fashion.
Ep. 2. You, Me & Her
Written & Directed by Sarah Doyle
Starring Shannon Woodward (“Anna”), Tina Majorino (“Erin”), Paula Jai Parker (“Karen”)
When 30 versions of one person pass through the wormhole at the Department of Parallel Resettlement, Anna discovers she is the worst possible version of herself.
Ep 3. Bloodtraffick
Written & Directed by Jennifer Thym
Starring Grace Huang (“Ava Chen”), Kirt Kishita (“Finn Rose”)
In a world torn by a war between vampires and angels, a female vigilante on the hunt for her missing sisters is lured into the den of a vampire.
Ep 4. Kepler X-47
Directed by Erin Li
Written by Erin Li and Allison Lee
Starring Bella Dayne (“Krystal”), Leith M. Burke (“Marcus”), Eva La Dare (“Dawn”)
A woman adjusts to a new life in a human zoo exhibit on an alien planet.
Ep 5. The Jelly Wrestler
Directed by Rebecca Thomson
Written by Claire D’Este
Starring Elise Taylor (“Eileen”), Rachael Williams (“Amy”), James Casey (“Old Bloke at Bar”)
With one last shot at jelly glory, washed up wrestler and barmaid Eileen must grapple with aging, betrayal and her own jelly wrestling demons – a task that may well put her down for the count.
Ep 6. Red Rider
Written & Directed by Gala Goliani
Starring Kojo Asiedu (“Xavier”), Ronnie Clark (“Curt”), Billy Mayo (“Bruce”), Abigail Wilson (“Eden”)
Set in a post-apocalyptic Christmas, a lone woman plots against a dangerous biker gang.
Ep 7. Hide & Seek
Written & Directed by Kayoko Asakura
Starring Keitarô Komuro (“Yohei”), Asaka Nakamura (”Hanao”), Sakiko Takao (“Itoko”)
A school girl taking a koto music lesson watches her teacher play Hide and Seek with a little boy, but the girl soon realizes that there’s something very odd about the teacher and the game that they’re playing.
Bonus episode to be added soon!
Ep 8. Job Interview
Written & Directed by Julia Walter
Starring Sinikka Schubert (“Marie”), Stefanie von Poser (“Lisa”), Christian Lex (“Pillipp”)
Everything seems to be going well at Lisa’s new job interview until the boss, Marie, starts asking very strange questions.