Reel Zombies (2008)

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  • IMDb page: Reel Zombies (2008)
  • Rate: 6.0/10 total 176 votes 
  • Genre: Action | Comedy | Horror | Thriller
  • Runtime: Canada:89 min
  • Filming Location: Burlington, Ontario, Canada
  • Stars: Mike Masters, David J. Francis and Stephen Papadimitriou
  • Plot Keyword: Zombie | Gore | Mock Documentary | Black Bra | Black Bra And Panties

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Mike Masters  writer

Known Trivia

  • The scene where Basil and Rebecca run away from a car and gasoline drums on fire, took 7 hours with more than 9 vehicle specialists and 5 special effects technicians to prepare for the explosion. The second and largest explosion in the sequence, although delayed by 2 seconds due to wind shift on location and cast not being beyond the “safe zone” created a fireball more than 300 feet high and was seen and heard more than 3 km from the film set.

Plot: Independent Zombie Film makers, Producer Mike Masters and Director David J. Francis, the team behind… See more » |  »

Story: Independent Zombie Film makers, Producer Mike Masters and Director David J. Francis, the team behind the commercially unsuccessful Zombie Night 1 and 2, have found the climate for Zombie movies has changed significantly after the "real" zombie invasion begins. Hedging on the fact that the Zombie mayhem that has taken a grip on the nation is only a temporary problem, the film makers realize that once normalcy has returned, demand for Zombie product (now outlawed) will be at an all time high. The filmmakers seize an opportunity to do something they were never able to before on their meager budgets, make a memorable zombie film. This time, however, through using real zombies, the film will have an authenticity and production value previously unattainable. They set about "bringing the gang back together" and assemble several key cast and crew members from their past productions (the ones that aren't already dead)…Written by Anonymous  

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Produced By:

  • LeAnne Armano known as executive producer
  • David J. Francis known as producer
  • Sam Hall known as line producer
  • Mike Masters known as producer
  • Stephen Papadimitriou known as producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Mike Masters known as Himself
  • David J. Francis known as Himself
  • Stephen Papadimitriou known as Himself
  • Sam Hall known as Himself
  • Paul Fler known as Himself
  • Mukesh Asopa known as Himself / Pascal
  • Andrew Fruman known as Himself
  • Dan Rooney known as Himself / Basil
  • Stephannie Hawkins known as Rebecca.Shelley
  • Steve Curtis known as Himself / Keith
  • Lloyd Kaufman known as Himself
  • Rooster known as Strip Club Owner
  • LeAnne Armano known as Voiceover
  • Tunji Ashobo known as Himself
  • Adam Bambanee known as Himself
  • Carl Bauer known as Jackson
  • Chris Bellio known as Himself
  • Royce Berry known as Zombie
  • Douglas Carson known as Zombie Wrangler 5
  • Kalyn Carter known as Shawna
  • Jennifer Chivers known as Voiceover
  • Nick Cowan known as Zombie Wrangler 6
  • Chris Crane known as Trevor Ramolo
  • Josh Cwintal known as Himself
  • Renson DeCastro known as Renson Collier
  • Robin DeKleine-Stimpson known as Herself
  • Sharon DeWitt known as Herself
  • Jean-Marc Fontaine known as Jean-Marc Mireau
  • Stan Hart known as Military Zombie
  • July Heri known as Herself
  • Heath Hudson known as Dale Simmons
  • Anastasya Izhik known as Closet Zombie
  • Stevie Jay known as Ryan Dempsey
  • Adrian Johnson known as Himself
  • Supinder Kaur known as Herself
  • Dwight Laraby known as Zombie Hunter 4
  • Jamie Lisk known as Zombie
  • Amanda Lynn Mertel known as Herself
  • Derek MacPhail known as Hero Zombie (as Derek McPhail)
  • Tim Maracle known as Zombie Hunter 1
  • Hamilton Mark known as Zombie Hunter 3
  • Amber McBane known as Kissing Girl 1
  • Gary McDonald known as Zombie Wrangler 3
  • John McDonald known as Outhouse Zombie
  • Jessica McQueen known as Herself
  • Dwayne Moniz known as Himself / Johnny
  • Nicole Moor known as Kissing Girl 2
  • Philippe Morel known as Zombiecam Zombie
  • Candace Mullen known as Suzi
  • Daniel Nemes known as Himself
  • Mark Nimorski known as Joe
  • Aimee Normore known as Herself
  • Elizabeth Pacione known as Stage Zombie
  • Julie Parks known as Zombie Hunter 2
  • Sophy Pollack known as Herself
  • Katharine Jane Reid known as Herself
  • Jordan Richards known as Rick
  • Hannah Rooney known as Girl throwing apples
  • Noah Rooney known as Boy throwing apples
  • James Trash Sampson known as Landmine Zombie
  • Lisa Sampson known as Truck Zombie
  • Bill Simmons known as Himself
  • Eric Smart known as Zombie Wrangler 2
  • Michael Symonds known as Boom Operator
  • Luke van Belkom known as Himself
  • Suzie Vera known as Herself
  • Tony Watt known as Himself
  • Ryan Woodcock known as Zombie Wrangler 4
  • Sarah Woodcock known as Charlene
  • Sean Woodcock known as Zombie Wrangler 1

..{tab=Supporting Department}Makeup Department:

  • Nicole Devine known as assistant makeup artist
  • Shira Haberman known as special makeup effects artist
  • Stacey Hardison known as special makeup effects artist
  • Brea Hardowa known as assistant makeup artist
  • Stan Hart known as special makeup effects artist
  • Antonio Hines known as assistant makeup artist
  • Melina Reyes Richards known as assistant makeup artist
  • Sarah Woodcock known as special makeup effects artist


Production Companies:

  • Last Call Productions
  • Primal Films Inc.

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Special Effects:

  • Nexus Canada

Release Date:

  • Portugal 7 September 2008 (Lisbon International Horror Film Festival)
  • USA 4 October 2008 (Hell's Half Mile Film Festival)
  • Australia 10 October 2008 (Melbourne Underground Film Festival)
  • USA 11 October 2008 (Revenant Magazine Zombie Festival, Seattle)
  • USA 11 October 2008 (B-Movie Film Festival)
  • USA 17 October 2008 (Flint Film Festival)
  • USA 22 February 2009 (Nevermore Film Festival)
  • China 7 March 2009 (New Beijing International Movie Festival)
  • Australia 28 March 2009 (A Night of Horror International Film Festival)
  • USA 8 May 2009 (Mockfest)
  • USA 6 June 2009 (Another Hole in the Head Genre Film Festival)
  • Canada 22 July 2009 (Fantasia Film Festival)
  • USA 29 August 2009 (Horrific Film Fest)
  • UK 11 September 2009 (International Film Festival of Ireland)
  • UK 16 October 2009 (Bram Stoker International Film Festival)
  • UK 31 October 2009 (Horror Fest UK)
  • Brazil 12 November 2009 (Cinefantasy Film Festival)
  • UK 28 October 2010 (Grimm Up North Film Festival)
  • Canada 3 December 2010 (TV premiere)


Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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