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Horror Noir Industry Mixer, hosted by producer, Suzanne DeLaurentiis, to benefit Operation Hollywood

By Misty Schwartz

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Caitlyn Fletcher, Basil Kintanar, Suzanne DeLaurentiis

On Tuesday July 18th, independent producer, Suzanne DeLaurentiis, hosted the first annual Horror Noir Industry Mixer with Carl Crew, at his venue, the California Institute of Abnormalarts, in North Hollywood. Owned and operated by actor-screenwriter, Carl Crew and Robert Ferguson, the venue hosts underground musical groups, performance art, movie screenings and sideshow acts. Guests were treated to a tour of the museum, which includes an array of historical oddities and collectables from around the world, from shrunken heads to mummies. Following the tour, guests enjoyed a screening of the 1956 horror classic, The Werewolf, directed by Fred Sears.

 

Lori Tucker, Carl Crew, Weston Tucker, Atticus Bacchus

After the screening, attendees had the opportunity to pitch their horror film concepts or screenplays to Suzanne DeLaurentiis Productions for possible consideration of production. “Making horror films have always been one of my passions,” says DeLaurentiis. She continues, “It’s always very rewarding for me to continue raising funds and awareness for my Operation Hollywood Program”.   

Atticus Bacchus

Operation Hollywood, is a program founded by Suzanne that trains and employs veterans to have careers in the film industry.  Attendees included actors, actresses, writers and producers such as Caitlyn Fletcher, Lori Tucker, Maria Hanson, Carl Girolamo, Joseph Channell, Matthew Payne, Basil Kintanar and Atticus Bacchus.

 

Karl Giorlamo

Suzanne DeLaurentiis and Carl Crew plan to continue hosting the Horror Noir Industry Mixer twice, monthly.

 

Caitlyn Fletcher

For more information regarding future events, contact the California Institute of Abnormalarts.

More about Producer/Director/Writer Suzanne DeLaurentiis:
Some of Suzanne's producing credits include 10th and Wolf, The Grief Tourist, A Month of Sundays, and How Sweet It Is.

Suzanne devotes much of her spare time to veteran charities raising money and awareness.  She founded the Operation Hollywood, a program that trains and employs returning veterans for careers in the entertainment business. 

For more information please visit the Operation Hollywood official website.

Published on Jul 21, 2016

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