The movie features a list of directors including Kevin Smith, who was known for his work in the realms of comedy before jumping over to horror with movies likeRed State, Tusk, and the upcoming Yoga Hosers, and who got the prime Halloween holiday to work on here. Other directors include Gary Shore (Dracula Untold), who takes on St. Patrick’s Day; Adam Egypt Mortimer(Some Kind of Hate), who gets New Year’s; Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch (Starry Eyes) with the lovers’ holiday Valentine’s Day; Scott Stewart (Dark Skies) delivering the Christmas segment; Nick McCarthy(The Pact), who gets Easter; Sarah Adina Smith (The Midnight Swim) grabs Mother’s Day; and finally Anthony Scott Burns (Manifold) with Father’s Day.
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HOLIDAYS will have its world premiere at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival on April 14th, followed by a global day-and-date release on April 15th on digital and VOD platforms, and then a U.S. theatrical run starting on April 22nd.
HOLIDAYS is an anthology feature film that puts a uniquely dark and original spin on some of the most iconic and beloved holidays of all time. The film challenges our folklore, traditions and assumptions, making HOLIDAYS a celebration of the horror on those same special days’ year after year. A collaboration of some of Hollywood’s most distinct voices, the directors include Kevin Smith (Tusk), Gary Shore (Dracula Untold), Scott Stewart (Dark Skies), Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer (Starry Eyes), Sarah Adina Smith (The Midnight Swim), Nicholas McCarthy (The Pact) Adam Egypt Mortimer (Some Kind of Hate) and Anthony Scott Burns (Darknet).
The film was produced by John Hegeman’s Distant Corners Entertainment in association with XYZ Films, and will be distributed by Vertical Entertainment and XYZ Films.