Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thrillers, and the supernatural has just released the trailer for the Shudder Original horror-comedy Deadstream ahead of the film’s debut this October.
The film marks the feature directorial debut of husband-and-wife filmmaking couple Vanessa and Joseph Winter, who also share writing co-credits. It premiered earlier this year at the 2022 SXSW Film Festival in the Midnight section to wild acclaim from audiences and critics (review). Joseph Winter also stars in the film alongside Melanie Stone and Jason K. Wixom.
Deadstream follows a disgraced internet personality who attempts to win back his followers by live-streaming one night alone in a haunted house. But when he accidentally pisses off a vengeful spirit, his big comeback event becomes a real-time fight for his life.
The work of the filmmaking duo can next be seen in a segment from Shudder’s hotly-anticipated V/H/S/99, the latest installment in the celebrated found-footage horror series, which premieres out of TIFF’s Midnight Madness later this month.
The film is produced by Joseph and Vanessa Winters, alongside cinematographer Jared Cook and actress Melanie Stone, who also star in the film. The Winters co-edited the film, with Joseph contributing to music for the project as well.
Deadstream, the horror-comedy that is as frightening as it is funny, premieres on Shudder on Thursday, October 6, 2022.