"I absolutely can't say enough amazing things about Heart and Fire Productions. I chose Heart and Fire to do my Hosting/Interviewing reel and I couldn't be more pleased with the outcome. Jimmy was so accommodating and made the whole process of getting my reel together and done so easy and he did it so quickly with amazing results. When I got the finished reel back I was so thrilled with the outcome! I will definitely be using Heart and Fire Productions again!"
Monday April 17th, 2017
Hey everyone, very excited to share an interview I did for Colorado Hotel Magazine about filmmaking and film in Colorado. I talk about Terror Tales as well. The interview will also be featured in the print issue in July.
Tuesday July 12th, 2016
Local media outlet Groovey.TV was gracious enough to swing by our set to check out our 80s video store set and conduct interviews with some cast & crew. Great guys!
Saturday June 18th, 2016
As artists we want to build worlds and make them as intricate as possible. Whether its on screen or on the page. Yet there is so much about this subject like how to start, where to start, and how is too much information to share within our text. As artists how do we keep track of our worlds, make sure this leads to this or when is the right time to introduce a character or even more kill off a character?
Friday April 22nd, 2016
We're very excited to launch our first video Production Blog for Terror Tales! You can learn more about the film, exclusive footage from the first segment By Proxy and what we have in store. We hope you enjoy.
Tuesday April 19th, 2016
Terror Tales is pleased to announce the next addition to our killer cast! Welcome Felissa Rose who played Angela in the 1983 cult classic Sleepaway Camp and one of the most infamous scenes in horror cinema. Felissa's passion for the genre has been a huge influence in the horror community and when she's not acting she's staying busy producing horror films as well taking care of her three kiddos.
Felissa will be featured in the final segment of Terror Tales- Epidemic as the beautiful but deadly witch responsible for unleashing the evil deity that is using the human body as a host to possess it's victims. Welcome to Terror Tales Felissa!
Wednesday April 6th, 2016
As huge Friday the 13th fans we're thrilled to announce our next casting in Terror Tales. Welcome Ari Leham who played the first Jason Voorhees! Not only in one of the most beloved horror films of all time but also one of the most iconic scenes in horror cinema. Ari's stellar Jason effects make up was done by SFX legend Tom Savini. We'll be filming Ari's scenes for the third segment of Terror Tales shooting in the Fall. Also, be sure to catch his band First Jason. Welcome to Terror Tales Ari! www.facebook.com/terrortalesmovie
Monday March 14th, 2016
With this year marking the 25th Anniversary of Wes Cavern's classic The People Under the Stairs, we're very excited to announce that we currently have Yan Birch attached to Terror Tales. Yan is known for his iconic role as Stairmaster in The People Under the Stairs.
He can also be seen opposite Kim Basinger in Bless the Child as well as in the show Charmed and recently Brooklyn Nine-nine. Yan is also in the upcoming film Sky Sharks which also stars Terror Tales own Lynn Lowry. More announcements on Yan's character coming soon! www.facebook.com/terrortalesmovie
Tuesday March 1st, 2016
It's a pleasure to be welcoming to Terror Tales Liane Curtis! Liane played Molly Ringwald's best friend Randy in the John Hughes classic Sixteen Candles, Megan in the classic horror Sci-Fi film Critters 2, Maggie in the horror comedy gem Girlfriend from Hell and was in Benny & Joon starring Johnny Depp to name a few. Liane is also a skilled musician along with her daughter Jaq Mackenzie who was on the last season of American Idol.
In Terror Tales, Liane will be playing Kristen who along with her husband and daughter are abducted by a psychopath (Christopher Showerman) and taken on a ride from hell during which three tales of the macabre are told. Welcome to Terror Tales Liane! www.facebook.com/terrortalesmovie
Thursday February 18th, 2016
We're very humbled and honored to announce that horror icon Laurene Landon has chose Terror Tales as her return to the horror genre! Fans of Maniac Cop 1 & 2 starring Bruce Campbell and the late Robert Z'Dar will remember Laurene as Officer Theresa Mallory.
Laurene was also in Airplane II: The Sequel, Masters of Horror: Pick Me Up directed by the legendary Larry Cohen, Sky with Norman Reedus and the recently released Samurai Cop 2 which has been making a big splash!
We're taking Laurene back to the '80s where she will be playing the mother of a serial killer known as "The Sledgehammer" played by Sleepaway Camp's Jonathan Tiersten in the upcoming segment Radical Video. Welcome to Terror Tales Laurene!
Tuesday February 9th, 2016
We're thrilled to announce our next Terror Tales casting for the '80s segment Radical Video. Miss Asia USA 2015-2016 Ashley Park will be playing Alisha Harding who is a frequent customer at Radical Video. Little does Alisha know that a night planned for watching movies and eating popcorn, turns into a terrifying abduction by a serial killer on the loose known as The Sledgehammer. Alisha is also key to connecting the different characters in the Radical Video segment.
Friday February 5th, 2016
We're very pleased to announce our next casting in Terror Tales. Actor Jonathan Tiersten known for his role as Ricky in the cult classic '80s horror film Sleep Away Camp. Jonathan is also a very talented musician. Welcome to Terror Tales!
Tuesday January 19th, 2016
It's with great pleasure to announce our next casting for Terror Tales. Christopher Showerman from L.A. will be playing the psychotic driver in the wrap around story who also divulges the three tales of terror. Chris is a diverse talent and known for playing George in Disney's George of the Jungle 2, The O.C. and CSI: Miami. Currently he can be seen on the CBS show Supergirl. Chris also tried out for the role of Superman for Bryan Singer's Superman Returns. Welcome aboard Chris, let's get crazy!
Tuesday December 22nd, 2015
Tuesday November 24th, 2015
Tuesday June 30th, 2015
It's with great pleasure to announce that an upcoming feature film of ours will be a horror anthology; a genre that is very near and dear to me! We're also announcing that the first segment in "Terror Tales" is scheduled to shoot this October and will be titled "By Proxy" starring cult horror actress Lynn Lowry... Read More
Thursday June 25th, 2015
Very excited to announce that the lovely and insanely talented Lynn Lowry will be in an upcoming feature film of ours shooting in October. Lynn was in George Romero's cult classic The Crazies, David Cronenberg's Shivers, Cat People, a cameo in the remake of The Crazies and many more. We couldn't be more excited and thrilled to work with an amazing horror actress who has had several iconic scenes in horror cinema. More details to follow.
Friday April 3rd, 2015
It is with great pleasure to announce that Hans Crippleton: Talk to the Hans has landed a distribution deal! We're very excited and proud to be with Uncork'd Entertainment http://www.uncorkedentertainment.com Hans will be coming to VOD, DVD and more late 2015/early 2016. Please be sure to follow us on www.facebook.com/hanscrippletonmovie More details to follow.
Sunday February 15th, 2015
The screener for Hans Crippleton: Talk to the Hans is being shared for review to media and other outlets. The response has been awesome! Check out our latest review which gave us a 8 out of 10! Thank you Attack of the Couch Potato.
Tuesday February 10th,
Hey guys, here is the first teaser trailer to our upcoming Supernatural Horror Western "Spirit Reckoning". Get a quick look at Sam Conley and a taste of Sam's theme song composed by the talented Jonathan Rollans and Chris Shockley SFX by Kevon Ward.
Friday February 6th, 2015
Check out our latest short film "Evil Lurks in Innocence" that has been accepted into the Horror Block/Rue Morgue Magazine Short Film Fest Monstrous Movie Competition. To vote please give our film a Thumbs up/like on the Youtube video page.
Friday January 9th, 2015
Find out what happened to Sam Conley and his family soon in Heart and Fire Productions Supernatural Horror Western "Spirit Reckoning: Chapter 1"
Tuesday December 30th, 2014
Ladies and gents, I present to you my silent film Conflicted: A Gothic Romance!
Wednesday December 10th, 2014
WOW!!! This is fantastic. I just gave a listen to an early score composed by Jonathan Rollans with no footage. It's amazing! Not only could I see the film play out in my head but I was absolutely moved by it. Love the piano, pulls at the heart strings. And the distorstion bits in it are solid. I couldn't be more pleased and I want to thank Amanda Whipp for recommending Jonathan. Stay tuned, I think you're all really gonna like it!
Wednesday December 10th, 2014
Hey all, if it's Wednesday then it must be Hump Day Wednesday! But not just any ol hump, we're speaking of course of the one and only Hans Crippleton hump. Follow the link here for this Wednesday's goodie; one you can spread around the web! http://www.hanscrippletonmovie.com/hump-wednesday Check back every Wednesday for a new hump day goodie and be sure to subscribe to our newsletter for exclusive content and updates.
Tuesday December 9th, 2014
Hey guys, we're announcing Hump Wednesday starting tomorrow! Appropriately titled after Hans Crippleton proud hump back, every Wednesday we'll have a new a goodie or two to share with our fans on the website. Check back tomorrow for a goodie that you'll have a blast sharing around the web! Also, be sure to join our Newsletter for exclusive content and updates! All going down at: www.hanscrippletonmovie.com
Monday December 1st, 2014
With the film’s first screening filling up two theaters at the Alamo Draft House, audiences were roaring with laughter at our outrageous zombie comedy. As the film continues to gain momentum, you can visit our new website www.hanscrippletonmovie.com to follow the movie’s progress and join our mailing list for exclusive content, updates, information on upcoming festival screenings and more. The website will complement the zany humor of our film.
It is important to us to entertain our audience beyond the film, so in the coming months, not only will you be able to purchase the film digitally through our site but we’ll also be expanding the film’s universe through comic strips, videos and more to keep our fans satisfied. Plus, we’ll be offering fan exclusive content to those who sign up for our newsletter. Feel free to watch our trailer and let us know what you think below in the comments, we'd love to hear from you!
Saturday October 25th, 2014
The big day has arrived and we couldn't be more excited for the amazing turn out at the Alamo Draft House where we filled two theaters with eager fans, friends and family to witness the first screening of Hans Crippleton: Talk to the Hans!
Monday September 29th, 2014
Heart and Fire Productions is excited to announce that a local screening of Hans Crippleton: Talk to the Hans will be shown Saturday October 25th at the Alamo Draft House in LIttleton Colorado. Stay tuned for more information!
Monday May 12th, 2014
We have been slaving away over the past 5 months on our first feature film Hans Crippleton: Talk to the Hans. I'm excited to share with you all a sneak peak trailer to give you a small taste of what's in store with our hilarious horror comedy!
Wednesday December 18th, 2013
FIlming officially begins today on my first feature film Hans Crippleton: Talk to the Hans. The film is being directed, edited and shot by me based off a script written by Kevon Ward who not only plays the lead Hans but is also producing the film.
Monday November 11th, 2013
It's official! Reign of the Vampire has wrapped filming! Now post production can begin. I want to thank my entire cast & crew for their dedication, hard work and believing in this awesome vampire film. The shoot days were long and scheduling tricky at times but we all pulled through and stuck it out for months to completion. I couldn't be more proud of the amazing work we accomplished on this film. I'm forever grateful to my cast, crew, extras, beautiful wife and amazing parents for making this film a reality. Stay tuned for more Reign of the Vampire goodness!
Wednesday October 30th, 2013
It's official! Time to let the voting begin on M is for Malnourished. We're officially on the website. Please spread the word and encourage anyone you know to vote. Your support is greatly appreciated and will increase our chances of winning the competition.
Here is how the voting works: View our film at the link below. Click on the "Facebook like" button above our video to cast your vote. Then you can use Facebook’s “share” option to share our short with as many people as you possibly can.
Thank you everyone. Much love!
Friday October 18th, 2013
All of the hard work is starting to pay off! Reign of the Vampire has just received its first article on HorrorBug. This is very exciting and I thank HorrorBug for the awesome write up! http://horrorbug.com/movies/reign-of-the-vampire-2013/
Tuesday March 12th, 2013
Welcome to the first annual Unity Short Film Festival. Uniting Filmmakers, actors and industry professionals to celebrate independent filmmaking. This a seasonal festival and we our proud to be hosting our first Spring event.
Join local filmmaker Jimmy Lee Combs and Enrique Aguirre, marketing director for the Proof who will both be hosting several short films. Meet fellow filmmakers & actors. Make connections. Enjoy some great flicks. And of course for those who stay after the festival, time to get your dance on! There will be a cash bar for those who would like to drink. Snacks will be free.
Admission is only $5 bucks.
If you attended the Guilt Movie Premiere Party then you know this is going to be an extremely fun night and is not to be missed! So come on out, have some drinks and support local filmmaking. More details and surprises will be revealed soon. Thanks and hope to see you there!