Howard Berger

Day of the Dead (1985)

Trapped in a missile silo, a small team of scientists, civilians, and trigger-happy soldiers battle desperately to ensure the survival of the human race. However, the tension inside the base is reaching a breaking point, and the zombies are gathering outside.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  Lori Cardille  •  Terry Alexander  •  Joseph Pilato  •  Jarlath Conroy

Trapped in a missile silo, a small team of scientists, civilians, and trigger-happy soldiers battle desperately to ensure the survival of the human race. However, the tension inside the base is reaching a breaking point, and the zombies are gathering outside.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  Lori Cardille  •  Terry Alexander  •  Joseph Pilato  •  Jarlath Conroy

Night of the Creeps (1986)

In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that transform their hosts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Dekker
CAST:  Jason Lively  •  Steve Marshall  •  Jill Whitlow  •  Tom Atkins

In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that transform their hosts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Dekker
CAST:  Jason Lively  •  Steve Marshall  •  Jill Whitlow  •  Tom Atkins

Nightmare Factory (2011)

The story of how one Pittsburgh boy’s fascination with monsters drove him to the very top of the Hollywood food chain. In 1989, Greg Nicotero, much to his parents’ chagrin, quit medical school and headed for Hollywood to pursue a dream of making monsters. Together ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donna Davies
CAST:  Gregory Nicotero  •  Howard Berger  •  Tom Savini  •  John Carpenter

The story of how one Pittsburgh boy’s fascination with monsters drove him to the very top of the Hollywood food chain. In 1989, Greg Nicotero, much to his parents’ chagrin, quit medical school and headed for Hollywood to pursue a dream of making monsters. Together ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donna Davies
CAST:  Gregory Nicotero  •  Howard Berger  •  Tom Savini  •  John Carpenter

Still Screaming: The Ultimate Scary Movie Retrospective (2011)

A year in the making, Still Screaming is the definitive documentary on the making of the iconic Scream movies. Dive into the fascinating success story of the classic trilogy with on-set footage and photos, and dozens of brand new interviews with cast and crew from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Turek
CAST:  David Arquette  •  Brian Avery  •  Marco Beltrami  •  Howard Berger

A year in the making, Still Screaming is the definitive documentary on the making of the iconic Scream movies. Dive into the fascinating success story of the classic trilogy with on-set footage and photos, and dozens of brand new interviews with cast and crew from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Turek
CAST:  David Arquette  •  Brian Avery  •  Marco Beltrami  •  Howard Berger

He Who Made Monsters: The Life and Art of Jack Pierce (2008)

Tribute to Universal make-up artist Jack Pierce who created some of the studio's most famous works including Frankenstein's Monster, the Wolf Man, the Mummy and countless other creatures. Rick Baker, Tom Savini, Howard Berger, Bob Burns, Scott Essman, Kim Newman, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Constantine Nasr
CAST:  Nick Dudman  •  Kevin Haney  •  Rick Baker  •  Scott Essman

Tribute to Universal make-up artist Jack Pierce who created some of the studio's most famous works including Frankenstein's Monster, the Wolf Man, the Mummy and countless other creatures. Rick Baker, Tom Savini, Howard Berger, Bob Burns, Scott Essman, Kim Newman, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Constantine Nasr
CAST:  Nick Dudman  •  Kevin Haney  •  Rick Baker  •  Scott Essman

Cemetery Gates (2006)

When two ecologists break-in the laboratory of Dr. Belmont, they find a box with a subject and they decide to set the experiment free in the woods. During the transportation, the box opens and releases the mutant Tasmanian Devil that devours the two activists and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Knyrim
CAST:  Reggie Bannister  •  Peter Stickles  •  Nicole DuPort  •  Ky Evans

When two ecologists break-in the laboratory of Dr. Belmont, they find a box with a subject and they decide to set the experiment free in the woods. During the transportation, the box opens and releases the mutant Tasmanian Devil that devours the two activists and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Knyrim
CAST:  Reggie Bannister  •  Peter Stickles  •  Nicole DuPort  •  Ky Evans

Medieval Times: The Making of Army of Darkness (2015)

An in-depth, feature length documentary on the surprisingly tumultuous creation of cult classic Army of Darkness.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Howard Berger  •  Marcus Gilbert  •  Richard Grove  •  Timothy Patrick Quill

An in-depth, feature length documentary on the surprisingly tumultuous creation of cult classic Army of Darkness.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Howard Berger  •  Marcus Gilbert  •  Richard Grove  •  Timothy Patrick Quill

Swallowed Souls: The Making of Evil Dead 2 (2011)

A documentary about the making of Evil Dead 2.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Felsher
CAST:  Bruce Campbell  •  Scott Spiegel  •  Gregory Nicotero  •  Howard Berger

A documentary about the making of Evil Dead 2.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Felsher
CAST:  Bruce Campbell  •  Scott Spiegel  •  Gregory Nicotero  •  Howard Berger

Fantastic Flesh: The Art of Make-Up EFX (2008)

This documentary delves into the art of make-up effects with industry legends Dick Smith, Rob Bottin, Tom Savini, John Landis, Frank Darabont, Joe Dante and many others with a strong focus on Greg Nicotero and Howard Berger of KNB Make-Up EFX. Written by Kevin VanHook  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin VanHook
CAST:  Howard Berger  •  Rob Bottin  •  Josh Brolin  •  John Carpenter

This documentary delves into the art of make-up effects with industry legends Dick Smith, Rob Bottin, Tom Savini, John Landis, Frank Darabont, Joe Dante and many others with a strong focus on Greg Nicotero and Howard Berger of KNB Make-Up EFX. Written by Kevin VanHook  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin VanHook
CAST:  Howard Berger  •  Rob Bottin  •  Josh Brolin  •  John Carpenter

The Gore the Merrier: The Making of Evil Dead II (2000)

This documentary provides film fans with an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the making of the horror comedy about a man who must lead a medieval army to victory against a horde of undead in order to return to his own time. Includes interviews with star Bruce ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert A. Ferretti
CAST:  Robert Kurtzman  •  Howard Berger  •  Gregory Nicotero  •  Mark Shostrom

This documentary provides film fans with an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the making of the horror comedy about a man who must lead a medieval army to victory against a horde of undead in order to return to his own time. Includes interviews with star Bruce ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert A. Ferretti
CAST:  Robert Kurtzman  •  Howard Berger  •  Gregory Nicotero  •  Mark Shostrom

Making Apes: The Artists Who Changed Film (2019)

Fifty years after its release, the special effects makeup team behind Planet of the Apes reflect on making the iconic film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Conlin
CAST:  Rick Baker  •  Gregory Nicotero  •  Tom Woodruff Jr.  •  Matt Winston

Fifty years after its release, the special effects makeup team behind Planet of the Apes reflect on making the iconic film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Conlin
CAST:  Rick Baker  •  Gregory Nicotero  •  Tom Woodruff Jr.  •  Matt Winston

Gorgon Video Magazine (1989)

Low-budget horror docummentary  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart S. Shapiro
CAST:  Wes Craven  •  Linnea Quigley  •  Michael Berryman  •  Howard Berger

Low-budget horror docummentary  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart S. Shapiro
CAST:  Wes Craven  •  Linnea Quigley  •  Michael Berryman  •  Howard Berger

The Making of 'Nightmare on Elm Street IV' (1989)

Witness the behind-the-scenes techniques and gruesome special effects that dominate this box office hit! See through the mysteries of the slasher saga by watching brilliant direction from concept to actual filming, special make-up techniques, and all the mechanical ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Drew Cummings
CAST:  Robert Englund  •  Screaming Mad George  •  Renny Harlin  •  Wes Craven

Witness the behind-the-scenes techniques and gruesome special effects that dominate this box office hit! See through the mysteries of the slasher saga by watching brilliant direction from concept to actual filming, special make-up techniques, and all the mechanical ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Drew Cummings
CAST:  Robert Englund  •  Screaming Mad George  •  Renny Harlin  •  Wes Craven

Hearts of Darkness: The Making of the Final Friday (2021)

In 1993, Jason Voorhees went to hell in what is one of the most polarizing instalments in the franchise. The Dark Heart of Jason Voorhees, produced by The Final Friday's director Adam Marcus & Creator Nick Hunt, goes behind the scenes and provides a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edwin Samuelson
CAST:  Adam Marcus  •  Kane Hodder  •  John D. LeMay  •  Steven Williams

In 1993, Jason Voorhees went to hell in what is one of the most polarizing instalments in the franchise. The Dark Heart of Jason Voorhees, produced by The Final Friday's director Adam Marcus & Creator Nick Hunt, goes behind the scenes and provides a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edwin Samuelson
CAST:  Adam Marcus  •  Kane Hodder  •  John D. LeMay  •  Steven Williams

Tales Behind The Darkside: The Making Of Four Ghoulish Fables (2020)

A detailed look into the making of Tales from the Darkside: The Movie.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Felsher
CAST:  John Harrison  •  Mitchell Galin  •  Robert Draper  •  Robert Kurtzman

A detailed look into the making of Tales from the Darkside: The Movie.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Felsher
CAST:  John Harrison  •  Mitchell Galin  •  Robert Draper  •  Robert Kurtzman

ICON: The Robert Englund Story

Since first donning a tattered fedora and a glove of eviscerating blades in 1984, Robert Englund has become one of our generation's most beloved horror icons. Englund has risen to stand shoulder to shoulder in the pantheon of movie legends alongside such greats as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Smart
CAST:  Eli Roth  •  Lance Henriksen  •  Monica Keena  •  Miko Hughes

Since first donning a tattered fedora and a glove of eviscerating blades in 1984, Robert Englund has become one of our generation's most beloved horror icons. Englund has risen to stand shoulder to shoulder in the pantheon of movie legends alongside such greats as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Smart
CAST:  Eli Roth  •  Lance Henriksen  •  Monica Keena  •  Miko Hughes