Dark Arts Entertainment, the brainchild of filmmakers Brian Yuzna and John Penney, is thrilled to announce the launch of its new motion picture distribution company in North America, in partnership with MVD Entertainment. This exciting new venture promises to bring a fresh perspective to the genre, delivering quality, marketable features and multimedia projects tailored to today’s discerning horror audience.

With a combined experience of over thirty years in the film industry, Brian Yuzna and John Penney are no strangers to success. Yuzna, an award-winning pioneer of genre and progressive FX work, has written, produced, and directed an impressive range of titles, including Re-Animator, Society, Honey I Shrunk The Kids, and Necronomicon. His previous Fantastic Factory label was instrumental in the production of numerous award-winning films across North America, Europe, and Asia.

John Penney, also an award-winning filmmaker, has showcased his talent in writing and directing projects like Zyzzyx Road, starring Katherine Heigl and Tom Sizemore, and the supernatural thriller Hellgate, featuring William Hurt and Cary Elwes. Penney’s notable writing and producing credits include Return of The Living Dead 3, The Kindred, Amphibious 3D, and Contaminated Man.

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