Tony Timpone

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Former Fangoria editor Tony Timpone, emceeing a Weekend of Horrors convention

Tony Timpone was the longtime editor of Fangoria magazine.


Tony Timpone began working with Fangoria magazine in 1985 and continued there until February 2010, when he was succeeded by Chris Alexander, a Toronto-based former writer for Rue Morgue.

In the early 1990s, Timpone helped guide the first three Fangoria movies for Columbia TriStar Home Video: Mindwarp, Children of the Night, and Severed Ties. In the early to mid-2000s, he served as an acquisitions chief for Fangoria’s various video labels. In addition, he was a producer/interviewer for Fangoria TV’s Screamography, a consulting producer/recurring guest on the now-defunct Fangoria Radio show with Dee Snider and Debbie Rochon, and the co-producer and long-time Master of Ceremonies of Fangoria's popular Weekend of Horrors conventions.

Afterward, Timpone began running Fangoria's Video-on-Demand network.[citation needed]

Since 1993, Timpone has helped program international horror/fantasy festivals in Milan, Italy and Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Before its closing, Timpone programmed and hosted The Two Boots Pioneer Theater's monthly "Monster Mondays" film series.[citation needed]

In 1996, Timpone authored the book Men, Makeup, and Monsters: Hollywood's Masters of Illusion and FX.

In late 2004, he served as a producer on Bravo’s five-hour documentary series The 100 Scariest Movie Moments.

Timpone has been a frequent media spokesman for the horror industry, appearing on MTV, Nightline, Geraldo, Entertainment Tonight, Showbiz Today, CBS Evening News, and numerous documentaries.[citation needed]


Year Title Role Notes
2001 Satan's Menagerie The Ghoul TV-movie
2003 House of the Dead Zombie Uncredited
2007 Brutal Massacre: A Comedy Himself
2007 Dying for Change Himself
2008 Angel's Blade: The Ascension Tony
2009 His Name Was Jason Himself
2009 The Psycho Legacy Himself In Production
2009 Horrorween Himself