[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Margee Kerr is a sociologist and author. She earned her PhD in 2009 from the University of Pittsburgh and currently teaches and conducts research on fear, specifically how and why people engage with "scary" material. Dr. Kerr is the co-investigator on a first-of-its-kind study which measures how the brain and body respond to "fun-scary" experiences like haunted...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Eddie Buck hails from Pennsylvania where he began his career as the lead in JACK IN THE BEANSTALK which lead to a role in Deaf West Theater's production of CYRANO. Film credits include the award-winning AWKWARD SILENCE, GALA AND GODFREY, MILES IN LOVE and the Student Academy-Award Semifinalist THE LAST...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Eileen wanted to be an actress since the tender age of 7 when she went to see a Broadway production of PETER PAN and thought that if she jumped on the stage she could be one of the “lost boys”. Not knowing how to get a job when she was...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Dmitriy Slobodskiy is a Southern California haunter that was born in Kiev, Ukraine and moved to the United States in 1996. He’s always had a knack for mechanics; as a kid, Dmitriy loved learning how things worked, and would create different projects for himself such as rebuilding motorcycles, working on...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Steve “Halstaff” Koci is a writer for Nuts and Volts and Servo magazines on a variety of animatronic topics.  His creations have been featured on the covers of both magazines.   His long running monthly column in Servo Magazine was the basis for his recently published book, The Ultimate Guide to...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Like many haunted house owners, Bruce Stanton’s story started as a kid and his love for Halloween. In 2000, he started a home haunted house, which ran for 8 years. This event grew from a small yard display with 40 people attending, to a full walk-through haunted house with over...

Bill Rude, is a Los Angeles based designer, animator, and effects expert with a penchant for retro horror. Work of his has been created for over 100 movies, games, and TV shows, as well as spear heading the internal media design of legendary restaurant In-N-Out Burger for over 15 years. In...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]KC Mussman was a finalist on season 12 of Faceoff and a fan favorite on Syfy's Gameface. She is a makeup department head in film and television and the owner of the makeup effects studio Nocturnal Designs in Hollywood California. She is known in the industry as one of the leading ladies...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Tim Chizmar is a Best-selling Writer & Award-winning Speaker, whose books include Soul Traitor, and Modern Madness. His work can be read in the Bram Stoker-winning Its Alive from Crystal Lake Press, in which he collaborated on a chapter with Horror Icon Clive Barker. Since graduating from Edinboro University with his BA in Communications,...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Brian Asman is the author of I'm Not Even Supposed to Be Here Today from Eraserhead Press and has recently published short stories in the anthologies Lost Films and A Sharp Stick in the Eye. Based in San Diego, he's currently an MFA student at UCR-Palm Desert and has a Halloween VI: The Curse of Michael...