New Production Company Anatomica Films Announces First Three Releases

Anatomica Films

July 6, 2024

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Award-winning, acclaimed filmmaker J.M. Stelly unveils a thrilling new venture: Anatomica Films! This production house promises to carve its niche in the horror and thriller,  crafting unconventional narratives and innovative genre filmmaking.

Stelly, known for his distinct visual style and captivating storytelling, brings his creative fire to Anatomica Films. The company aspires to produce films that not only entertain but also ignite thought-provoking discussions and redefine the boundaries of the chosen genres.

“This new chapter with Anatomica Films is incredibly exciting,” says Stelly. “We’re dedicated to creating films that leave a lasting impression, pushing the envelope of horror, thriller, and arthouse cinema.”


Anatomica Films goes beyond production, offering comprehensive distribution services. They aim to ensure their films reach global audiences through strategic multi-platform releases, encompassing theatrical screenings, streaming services, and home entertainment options.

“Our distribution approach maximizes the impact of our films,” Stelly explains. “By overseeing both production and distribution, we safeguard the artistic integrity of our projects while guaranteeing a global reach.”


Anatomica Films unveils its electrifying opening lineup, featuring three films slated for release in 2024:

They Are Watching:

Fresh off its VOD release, They Are Watching, arrives on Blu-ray in October. The film stars Keegan Macy,  Stelly himself, and Jared Bankens. It will deliver a unique blend of found-footage chills and traditional narrative filmmaking, leaving found-footage enthusiasts raving.


Gear up for a suspenseful black-and-white thriller in September. Abacus stars Jared Bankens, Keegan Macy, and Antonio Saez. This film throws three men into a deadly game with unimaginable consequences, reminiscent of classics like SAW and The Unknown.

Call of the Void:

An award-winning arthouse experience, Call of the Void stars Jared Bankens and Kirsten Bazet. This unique film follows “The Painter” on a journey through his past and future self, explored through recorded notes. Prepare to be transported to a world that blends silent era cinema with modern storytelling when it is released this Fall.

“These projects embody the very essence of Anatomica Films,” says Stelly. “We can’t wait to share these stories with the world and make a lasting mark on the genre film industry.”

J.M. Stelly, who brought you films like The Demonologist and Within Madness, is a celebrated writer, director, and producer with an unwavering passion for horror, thrillers, and arthouse cinema. His work has garnered international acclaim, and with the launch of Anatomica Films, he continues to push the boundaries of filmmaking while fostering new voices in the industry.


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