Joe Lujan’s Indie Horror ‘Atelophobia’

June 15, 2015

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

Kelli Marchman McNeely is the owner of She is an Executive Producer of "13 Slays Till Christmas" which is out on Digital and DVD and now streaming on Tubi. She has several other films in the works. Kelli is an animal lover and a true horror addict since the age of 9 when she saw Friday the 13th. Email:


Atelophobia, the fear of imperfection or not being good enough, let’s face it, we all suffer from the phobia to a certain extent. Joe Lujan’s horror film titled  ‘Atelophobia’  capitalizes on those fears.


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Filming has been underway for the past three years and is now finally approaching a release later this summer. The time consuming sets and wardrobe for this film were all built by and made by Lujan himself.

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In the film Meredith is desperately trying to fit in with her group of friends. The girls are all wrapped up with competing in beauty pageants. The group, who have been friends since childhood, have begun to bully Meredith. Meredith snaps and begins a deadly game with her bullies. The girls must make a choice, live with a permanent imperfection or kill themselves. The film stars Allison Francheteau, Brittany Enos, Taylor Kilgore, Gabriella Martinez, Corey Taylor and Ashley Modzelewski.

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