Vanessa Ionta Wright is a film director and producer based in the metro Atlanta area.
She is the owner of Above the Line Artistry as well as the co-founder and Festival Director of
the Women in Horror Film Festival. Vanessa recently collaborated with Mark Simon (One
Missed Call), David Irwin (House of 1000 Corpses), Josh Oliver (Oculus) on her 2nd film with
writer/producer Samantha Kolesnik, "RAINY SEASON". Vanessa graduated from Ohio
University with a degree in Video Production & Film. She is a lifelong fan of cinema, most
especially the horror genre. She enjoys punctuality, scary movies, a quick wit, sandwiches, the
music of Michael Jackson, Halloween & Bacon Jam. She does not enjoy bugs, clowns, perpetual
lateness, mean people, oppression, laziness, running more than 3 miles or curved walls.
Samantha Kolesnik is an independent film producer and writer living in Pennsylvania. Her
screenplays have been recognized at Shriekfest, the International Sci Fi and Horror Short
Screenplay Competition, GenreBlast Film Festival, Shiver International Film Festival, Lake
Charles Film Festival, and more. She is a long-time fan of horror films.
Just 8 1/2 miles from the legendary Pinewood Studios and less than 2 miles from Raleigh Studios, home of AMC's The Walking Dead!
The Crowne Plaza is set back in the woods of Peachtree City, the perfect "spooky" setting for the Women in Horror Film Festival!
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Karl is a sculpture artist out of Cincinnati, OH. He is also the proud owner of Monster Dork Studios. We were honored to have him bring Chris' art to 3D life by designing this one of kind work of art trophy!
Chris is a talented artist & musician from Ohio. His current medium is skin & ink, working as a brilliant tattoo artist at Tattoo Tech in Dayton.
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Logo & Trophy Designers
Susan Boone grew up an eager consumer of all things horror, reading authors
ranging from Edgar Allen Poe to Stephen King, and never missing a Saturday
afternoon Creature Feature. After prosecuting criminal cases for 20 years, telling
real-life horror stories to jurors, Susan has transitioned into film as a Script
Supervisor and has worked on several independent projects including the
delightfully creepy Rainy Season, based on the Stephen King short story. She
enjoys helping talented film makers bring their visions to life.