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Rex Sikes' Movie Beat chat's with director/distributor Jon Keeyes PT 6

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Jon Keeyes Pt 6 distributor continues to discuss the state of the industry & distribution. How does one get their feature to an audience? We will talk more on foreign & domestic release, deliverable & myths of distribution PLUS more. With six feature films, Jon Keeyes is one of the hardest working directors in the southwest. Jon made his writing/directorial debut in 2001 with “American Nightmare.” This critically-acclaimed horror film followed serial killer Jane Toppan on Halloween night as she brings to life the fears of a group of friends. “American Nightmare” was released to North America by Monarch Home Video/Ingram Entertainment. Internationally, Horizon Motion Pictures has sold “American Nightmare” to nearly all major countries around the world. Following the success of “American Nightmare,” Jon was hired by producer Michael Raso to write and direct “Suburban Nightmare.” A satire on the disintegration of marriage, “Suburban Nightmare” spends the night with The Rosenblads as their relationship crumbles around them with violent and tragic consequences. “Suburban Nightmare” was released in June of 2004 to rave reviews including numerous “top ten” lists. Jon most recently completed “Fall Down Dead” starring Dominique Swain, Udo Kier & David Carradine. A suspense thriller combining elements of “Panic Room” and “Saw,” it was released theatrically in 2008 to the international market. Along with a constant flow of feature film work, Jon was an Academy Award finalist with his short film “Angela’s Body,” has directed episodes of the Danica McKellar show “Inspector Mom” for The Lifetime Channel, produced the web series “Exposed” for Warner Bros. and McG’s company Wonderland, sold his screenplay “The Assassination Game” to Bigfoot Entertainment and is currently producing the indie feature, “Spilt Milk.” Stay tuned to Rex Sikes Movie Beat for other great archived interviews, cast & crew listings, events, festivals, premieres, and more at http://www.rexsikes.com