Maneater (film series)

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Maneater (film series)
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Release date(s) 2007–present

Maneater Series is the name, logo and line look given to a series of made-for-television natural horror films on DVD produced by RHI Entertainment for the Syfy Channel, and distributed by Vivendi Entertainment. The Maneater Series logo and line look were created under the direction of Danny Tubbs Executive Director, Creative Services Vivendi Entertainment. Per the deal, made in October 2006, the first ten films would premiere on the US based channel in 2007,[1] however the first six films in the series actually premiered in Canada on the video on demand channel Movie Central on Demand first due to a pre-licensing agreement.[2][3] Most of the early films in the series were filmed in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.[4] Since it was original started, however, RHI has continued adding new films to the series, most of which continue to premiere first on Syfy before being released to DVD. In 2013, The website was shut down due to technical difficulties.

Films in series[edit]

# Title "Maneater" Television Premiere DVD release Writer Director Producer
1 Blood Monkey[1] Chimpanzees January 27, 2007[5] November 6, 2007[6] George LaVoo
Gary Dauberman
Robert Young Charles Salmon
2 In the Spider's Web[1] Venomous Spiders August 26, 2007[7] November 6, 2007 Gary Dauberman Terry Windsor Charles Salmon
3 Maneater[1] Bengal Tiger September 8, 2007[8] January 8, 2008[9] Philip Morton Gary Yates Robert Halmi, Sr
Robert Halmi, Jr.
Phyllis Laing
Gary Howsam
Gilles Paquin
Michael J. Taylor
4 Something Beneath Primeval Beast October 21, 2007 September 9, 2008 Mark Mullin
Ethlie Ann Vare
David Winning Robert Halmi, Sr
Robert Halmi, Jr.
Phyllis Laing
Gary Howsam
Gilles Paquin
Michael J. Taylor
5 Croc Saltwater Crocodile November 4, 2007[10] February 5, 2008[11] Ken Solarz Stewart Raffill Charles Salomon
Robert Halmi, Sr.
Robert Halmi, Jr.
6 Eye of the Beast[1] Giant Squid December 8, 2007[12] April 1, 2008 Mark Mullin Gary Yates Phyllis Laing
Robert Halmi, Sr.
Robert Halmi, Jr.
Michael J. Taylor
7 Grizzly Rage[1] Grizzly Bear June 7, 2007 May 6, 2008[13] Arne Olsen David DeCoteau Robert Halmi, Sr.
Phyllis Lain
8 The Hive[14] Army Ants February 17, 2008[15] August 5, 2008 T.S. Cook Peter Manus Charles Salmon
Robert Halmi Sr.
Robert Halmi Jr.
9 Black Swarm[16] Wasps March 13, 2008 February 3, 2009[17] Ethlie Ann Vare
Todd Samovitz
David Winning Irene Litinsky
Jesse Prupas
Michael Prupas
Ric Nish
Robert Halmi Jr.
Robert Halmi Sr.
10 Hybrid[18] Werewolves
Wolves
March 16, 2008[19] July 8, 2008 Arne Olsen Yelena Lanksaya Phyllis Laing
Robert Halmi Sr.
Robert Halmi Jr.
Gary Howsam
Gilles Paquin
Michael J. Taylor
11 Shark Swarm[20] Great white sharks May 25, 2008[21] June 3, 2008[22] David Rosiak
Matthew Chernov
James A. Contner Kyle Clark
Stephen Niver
Larry Levinson
Robert Halmi, Jr.
Kevin Bocarde
Patsy Fitzgerald
Nick Lombardo
Lina Wong
12 Vipers[23] Horned vipers September 21, 2008 September 23, 2008 Brian Katkin Bill Corcoran Mary Anne Waterhouse
Michael Shepard
Matthew O'Connor
13 Yeti: Curse of the Snow Demon[24] Yeti November 8, 2008 January 13, 2009 Rafael Jordan Paul Ziller Martin J. Barab
Aaron Barnett
Dana Dubovsky
Eric Gozlan
Michael Greenfield
Daniel Grodnik
Richard Iott
Mark L. Lester
Wendy Kay Moore
14 Swamp Devil[25] Swamp Monster October 12, 2008 April 9, 2009 Gary Dauberman David Winning Irene Litinsky
Michael Prupas
Ric Nish
Robert Halmi Jr.
Robert Halmi Sr.
15 Wyvern[26] Wyvern January 31, 2009 August 18, 2009[27] Jason Bourque Steven R. Monroe Oliver De Caigny
Peter von Gal
Kirk Shaw
Keith Shaw
Shannon McA'Nulty
Lindsay MacAdam
Paul Hertzberg
Breanne Hartley
Lisa Hansen
16 Sea Beast[28] Sea monster March 14, 2009 June 30, 2009[29] Paul Ziller
Neil Elman
Paul Ziller Breanne Hartley
Oliver De Caigny
Peter von Gal
Kirk Shaw
John Prince
Shannon McA'Nulty
Lindsay MacAdam
Paul Hertzberg
Lisa Hansen
17 Sand Serpents Prehistoric Worms July 11, 2009 November 3, 2009 [30] Raul Inglis Jeff Renfroe Ric Nish
18 Rise of the Gargoyles Gargoyle June 21, 2009 Sepetember 8, 2009[31] Andy Briggs Bill Corcoran François Sylvestre
Andreea Stanculeanu
Michael Prupas
Robert Halmi Sr.
19 High Plains Invaders Aliens August 30, 2009 April 6, 2010[32] Richard Beattie Kristoffer Tabori Irene Litinsky
Michael Prupas
Ric Nish
Robert Halmi Jr.
Robert Halmi Sr.
20 Hellhounds Hellhounds July 19, 2009 February 16, 2010[33] Paul A. Birkett
Jason Bourque
Rick Schroder Ric Nish
Robert Halmi Jr.
Robert Halmi Sr.
Michael Prupas
21 Carny Jersey Devil April 25, 2009 March 23, 2010[34] Douglas G. Davis Sheldon Wilson Michael Prupas
Sandrine Gros d'Aillon
Nancy Boucher
22 Behemoth Behemoth January 15, 2011 April 5, 2011[35] Rachelle S. Howie W.D. Hogan John Prince
23 Ferocious Planet Beasts from parallel dimension April 9, 2011 July 5, 2011 Douglas G. Davis Billy O'Brien Mary Callery
24 Roadkill Roc April 23, 2011 August 30, 2011 Rick Suvalle Johannes Roberts Adrian Sturges

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "RHI strikes Sci Fi deal". C21Media. 2006-10-24. Retrieved 2008-10-14. 
  2. ^ Condit, Jon (2007-05-23). "Six Trailers to Chew On". Dread Central. Retrieved 2008-10-14. 
  3. ^ "Peace Arch Entertainment Signs Broad Multi-Picture Deal With Corus Entertainment's Movie Central". Market Wire (Press release). CNET Networks. September 2006. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  4. ^ King, Randall (2008-08-23). "It's not every day you can buy a movie star's cast-offs". Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved 2008-10-15. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Blood Monkey". The Futon Critic. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  6. ^ "Blood Monkey review". The Horror Review. 2007. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  7. ^ "In the Spider's Web". The Futon Critic. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  8. ^ "Maneater". RHI Entertainment. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  9. ^ Gonzalez, Jr., Felix (2008-01-17). "Maneater (2007)". DVD Review. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  10. ^ "Croc". RHI Entertainment. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  11. ^ "Croc (2006)". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2008-10-14. 
  12. ^ "Eye of the Beast". The Futon Critic. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  13. ^ "Grizzly Rage". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2008-10-14. 
  14. ^ "The Hive". Genius Entertainment. Retrieved July 27, 2009. 
  15. ^ "The Hive". RHI Entertainment. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  16. ^ "Black Swarm". Genius Entertainment. Retrieved July 27, 2009. 
  17. ^ "Black Swarm". Amazon.com. Retrieved July 27, 2009. 
  18. ^ "Hybrid". Genius Entertainment. Retrieved July 27, 2009. 
  19. ^ "Hybrid". RHI Entertainment. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  20. ^ "Shark Swarm". Genius Entertainment. Retrieved July 27, 2009. 
  21. ^ "Shark Swarm". RHI Entertainment. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  22. ^ Yager, Jay (2008-09-09). "Something Beneath". DVD Snapshot. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  23. ^ "Vipers". Genius Entertainment. Retrieved July 27, 2009. 
  24. ^ "Yeti". Genius Entertainment. Retrieved July 27, 2009. 
  25. ^ "Swamp Devil". Genius Entertainment. Retrieved July 27, 2009. 
  26. ^ "Wyvern". Genius Entertainment. Retrieved July 14, 2009. 
  27. ^ "Wyvern (2009)". Amazon.com. Retrieved July 14, 2009. 
  28. ^ "Sea Beast". Genius Entertainment. Retrieved July 14, 2009. 
  29. ^ "Another Maneater in 'Sea Beast'". Bloody-Disgusting.com. May 22, 2009. Retrieved July 14, 2009. 
  30. ^ "Sand Serpents (2009)". Amazon.com. Retrieved July 27, 2009. 
  31. ^ "Rise of the Gargoyles (2009)". Amazon.com. Retrieved August 13, 2009. 
  32. ^ "High Plains Invaders (2009)". Amazon.com. Retrieved June 16, 2010. 
  33. ^ "Hellhounds (2009)". Amazon.com. Retrieved June 16, 2010. 
  34. ^ "Carny (2009)". Amazon.com. Retrieved August 18, 2009. 
  35. ^ "Behemoth (2011)". Amazon.com. Retrieved February 25, 2011. 

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