Radio Silence Productions

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Radio Silence
Motion Picture
Genre Horror, Adventure, Comedy
Founded 2011, USA
Headquarters United States
Key people
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett, Chad Villella & Justin Martinez
Website Official Website

Radio Silence is a quartet of filmmakers based in Los Angeles.[1]

The group is known for their previous work as Chad, Matt & Rob, the final segment (10/31/98) in the feature film V/H/S and 20th Century Fox's Devil's Due, and Southbound which premiered at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.[2][3][4]

Members[edit]

Radio Silence was formed in 2011 by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett, Justin Martinez and Chad Villella. The collective had worked together previously as Chad, Matt & Rob.[5]

Chad, Matt & Rob[edit]

Main article: Chad, Matt & Rob

The quartet first worked together on a series of Interactive Adventures and a found footage short film called Mountain Devil Prank Fails Horribly for the Chad, Matt & Rob website.[6][7]

V/H/S[edit]

Radio Silence's segment of V/H/S is titled 10/31/98 and the story is set on Halloween as a group of friends go in search for a Halloween party.

According to an interview with Complex, Radio Silence was brought into the V/H/S fold after producer Brad Miska saw Mountain Devil Prank Fails Horribly. Their segment was shot over four days around Los Angeles in August 2011. [8]

Devil's Due[edit]

In 2014, the group's horror thriller Devil's Due was released by 20th Century Fox.

Southbound[edit]

Southbound premiered at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival and was picked up for distribution by the Orchard for release in 2016.[9]

Filmography[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miska, Brad (2011-12-1), "'V/H/S' Will Premiere at Sundance 2012" Bloody-Disgusting http://www.bloody-disgusting.com/news/27429
  2. ^ Zeitchik, Steven (2011-10-13), "Wingard, West headline new Bloody Disgusting film." Los Angeles Times http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/movies/2011/10/ti-west-inkeepers-bloody-disgusting-adam-wingard-youre-next.html
  3. ^ Barnes, Brooks (2011-12-1), "Delusional Teenagers and Other Sundance Offerings." New York Times http://carpetbagger.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/12/01/delusional-teenagers-and-other-sundance-offerings/
  4. ^ Erbland, Kate. "Toronto International Film Festival Reveals Midnight Madness and Vanguard Slate". 
  5. ^ Lion, Brian (2012-9-25), "The Short Cut: An Interview with Radio Silence." Under The Gun http://www.underthegunreview.net/2012/09/25/the-short-cut-an-interview-with-radio-silence/
  6. ^ Lawton, Christopher (2009-02-04), "Video Sites Entice Users To Stay and Play." Wall Street Journal http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123370933597245913.html
  7. ^ Todd Wasserman Mashable "Chad, Matt & Rob Return with 'Treasure Hunt.'" (January 26, 2011) http://mashable.com/2011/01/26/chad-matt-rob-return/
  8. ^ Barone, Matt (2012-10-5) Complex http://www.complex.com/pop-culture/2012/10/vhs-horror-movie-anthology-interviews-backstory/10-31-98-radio-silence
  9. ^ Sneider, Jeff (2015-10-8) The Wrap http://www.thewrap.com/the-orchard-buys-anthology-horror-movie-southbound-after-toronto-debut/