The Vicious Brothers

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Colin Minihan
Born1986 (age 32–33)
NationalityCanadian
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter, producer, editor
Stuart Ortiz
Born (1984-03-20) March 20, 1984 (age 35)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter, producer, editor

The Vicious Brothers are Canadian-American filmmakers Colin Minihan and Stuart Ortiz. They are best known for writing and directing the cult horror film, Grave Encounters[1][2][3][4] and for writing and producing its sequel, Grave Encounters 2.[5][6] They also wrote and produced Extraterrestrial, which Minihan solo directed.[7][8][9][10]

In 2015, The Vicious Brothers had premiered their 15-part anime called Temple which was based on The Guest screenwriter Simon Barrett.[11] In May of the same year The Brothers had announced that they are making Grave Encounters 3: The Beginning.[12]

Filmography[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Association Notable work Category Result
Sitges Film Festival (2011) Grave Encounters Official Selection Nominated
Tribeca Film Festival (2011) N/A Nominated
Bram Stoker International Film Festival (2011) Best Director Award Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ Charles Webb (August 23, 2011). "Interview: The Vicious Brothers on Creating Their Grave Encounters". Screen Anarchy. Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  2. ^ Perri Nemiroff (May 1, 2011). "Tribeca Video Interview: Grave Encounters Writer-Directors The Vicious Brothers". CinemaBlend. Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  3. ^ Stephen Saito (August 17, 2011). "Interview: The Vicious Brothers on "Grave Encounters," Shooting in a Psych Ward, and Making Scares Unreal". moveablefest.com. Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  4. ^ Jeannettte Catsoulis (September 8, 2011). "There's Something Odd About This Hospital". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  5. ^ B. Alan Orange (October 12, 2012). "EXCLUSIVE: The Vicious Brothers Talk Grave Encounters 2". MovieWeb. Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  6. ^ Charles Webb (October 24, 2012). "Interview: The Vicious Brothers Return To The Asylum With 'Grave Encounters 2'". MTV. Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  7. ^ Derek Anderson (May 12, 2015). "Exclusive: The Vicious Brothers Talk EXTRATERRESTRIAL, GRAVE ENCOUNTERS 3". Daily Dead. Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  8. ^ Dennis Harvey (November 20, 2014). "Film Review: 'Extraterrestrial'". Variety.
  9. ^ Jonathan Romney (November 1, 2014). "Extraterrestrial review – 'extra-terrible'". The Observer/The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  10. ^ Brad Miska (September 16, 2014). "Elevated 'Extraterrestrial' Poster (Exclusive)". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  11. ^ Rebecca Ford (July 27, 2015). "Vicious Brothers to Helm Horror-Thriller 'Temple' From 'The Guest' Writer (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  12. ^ Michael DeFellipo (August 20, 2015). "The Vicious Brothers Announce Completion of "Grave Encounters 3" Script". Horror Society. Retrieved March 1, 2019.

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