Welcome to the INDIE HORROR RISING podcast, Episode #85! On this week’s podcast, co-hosts Jay Sapiro and Chris Micklos talk with writer/director Aaron Pagniano about his new indie horror vampire flick SUNSET ON THE RIVER STYX.
More information, links, and show notes below!
ABOUT SUNSET ON THE RIVER STYX:
SUNSET ON THE RIVER STYX is a surreal thriller about a a down-on-his-luck metro bus driver named Will. One day, he meets a passenger, Ashe, and the two embark on a brief but electric romance. Ashe helps pull Will out of his waking sleep to become more in tune with the world and the people around him. Through a series of ups and downs in their relationship, time and reality become blurred as they try to work through their past regrets and fears of the future. (Source: IMDB Summary)
ABOUT AARON PAGNIANO:
AARON PAGNIANO grew up in the swamplands of Central Florida and graduated with a BFA from the Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts. He now lives in Los Angeles, writing and directing shorts and features with his producing partner, Travis Parke Campbell. Aaron has worked on many other movies, shorts, commercials, and branded content in the Lighting Department, the Camera Department, and as an Executive Assistant.
His short film WE GOT A MONKEY’S PAW has played over thirty festivals around the world and won multiple awards for Best Writing, Best Short, and Audience Choice. His first feature film, SUNSET ON THE RIVER STYX, was successfully funded via kickstarter.com and premiered at Cinequest 2020 just before the festival was cancelled due to COVID. It was then selected as Spotlight Film when Cinequest came back for a virtual festival called Cinejoy.
He also loves board games and being outside. (Source: APagniano.com)
SUNSET ON THE RIVER STYX IMDB: www.imdb.com/title/tt5742712
AARON PAGNIANO IMDB: www.imdb.com/name/nm3142582
SUNSET ON THE RIVER STYX TRAILER: Watch the official SUNSET ON THE RIVER STYX trailer on Youtube!
WATCH SUNSET ON THE RIVER STYX: Find out where you can rent or buy SUNSET ON THE RIVER STYX streaming online!
SUNSET ON THE RIVER STYX FACEBOOK: Like/Follow SUNSET ON THE RIVER STYX on Facebook!
AARON PAGNIANO WEBSITE: www.APagniano.com
BLOODY GOOD STUFF:
Jay: With shocking short films, daring new series, innovative podcasts and award-winning feature films, ALTER is on the cutting edge of horror. Check out Jay’s Bloody Good Stuff, http://www.WatchAlter.com, HERE! And also check out Aaron Pagniano’s short film WE GOT A MONKEY’S PAW HERE!
Chris: In honor of Aaron Pagniano’s non-traditional vampire tale SUNSET ON THE RIVER STYX, Chris shared Esquire.com’s recent list of the “20 Best Vampire Movies, Ranked” as his Bloody Good Stuff. Check out the list HERE!