Perkins' 14

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Perkins' 14
Perkins fourteen.jpg
Promotional film poster
Directed by Craig Singer
Produced by
  • Jeremy Donaldson
  • Matthew Kuipers
  • Christopher Milburn
Screenplay by Lane Shadgett (screenplay)
Cinematography Alexandru Durac
Distributed by After Dark Horrorfest
Release dates
  • March 31, 2009 (2009-03-31)
Country United States
Language English

Perkins' 14 is a 2009 horror film originated by Jeremy Donaldson, written by Lane Shadgett, and directed by Craig Singer.[1] The film is produced by Jeremy Donaldson, Matthew Kuipers, and Christopher Milburn.[1][2][3] The film was released theatrically nationwide January 9, 2009. The DVD which includes the 10 making-of webisodes from the Massify Ghosts in the Machine Competition was released on March 31, 2009.


Ten years after officer Dwayne Hopper’s son disappeared, the last of 14 victims in a string of local unsolved disappearances, his suspicions are aroused by prison inmate Ronald Perkins (Richard Brake). Dwayne searches Perkins’ house and discovers a collection of torture videos featuring the missing victims from the past. In a fit of rage, Dwayne kills Perkins. But things get complicated when a wave of carnage sweeps the town, with reports of Dwayne’s own son amongst the marauding psychopaths.



The film was developed online at Writers uploaded story concepts and actors submitted audition videos.[2] The winning idea was submitted by Jeremy Donaldson.[2][3][10] Filmed on locations in Romania,[11] and produced by After Dark Films, and Massify in association with FanLib.


Perkins' 14 premiered at the After Dark Horrorfest on January 9, 2009. It would later have its DVD premiere on March 31 the same year.[12]



  1. ^ a b August 28, 2008, Fangoria Magazine interview with Craig Singer, Retrieved 10-09-2008
  2. ^ a b c by Joseph B. Mauceri, August 19, 2008,, "PERKINS' 14 in Post Productionin in NYC", Retrieved 10-09-2008
  3. ^ a b By Tatiana Siegel, May 7, 2008,, "After Dark to produce scare pair: 'Faithless,' 'Perkins' 14' to screen at Horrorfest", Retrieved 10-09-2008
  4. ^, Patrick O'Kane bio, Retrieved 10-09-2008
  5. ^, Shayla Beesley bio, Retrieved 10-09-2008
  6. ^ August 11, 2008,, "Ex-MISFITS Singer MICHALE GRAVES Starring In 'Perkins 14' Movie", Retrieved 10-09-2008
  7. ^, Michale Graves biography, Retrieved 10-09-2008
  8. ^, Gregory O'Conor filmlogy, Retrieved 10-09-2008
  9. ^, Josh Davidson reports on his trip to Romainia, Retrieved 10-09-2008
  10. ^, "Perkins' 14 Wins Pitch Competition!", Retrieved 10-09-2008
  11. ^ "Perkins' 14 (2009) - Filming Locations". Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  12. ^ "Perkins' 14 (2009) - Release Info". Retrieved 12 August 2014. 

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