Location Info Update

whiteNight of the Comet fan Kimbakat has submitted additional information on the Union Bank location (where Reggie and Sam stand after their target practice). You can read the update on the Locations page.

Tuning In To Scifi TV

Scifi website Tuning in to Scifi TV will shortly be running a series of podcasts called the Saturday B-Movie Reel covering ’80s scifi classics. One of the first films to be reviewed by podcaster Kevin Bachelder will be Night of the Comet. You can see the preview for the podcast by visiting the Tuning in to Scifi TV website.

Texas Screening

The Texas Theatre will be screening a 35mm print of Night of the Comet in July and August on the following days:

Thursday 7/28/2011 at 8:00pm
Saturday 7/30/2011 at 10:00pm
Sunday 7/31/2011at 6:00pm
Monday 8/1/2011 9:00pm
Texas Theatre
231 West Jefferson Blvd
Oak Cliff, TX

Hong Kong Laserdisc Release

Hong Kong Laserdisc Front
Hong Kong Laserdisc Front

Night of the Comet fan Mike Furuli was kind enough to get in touch and send photos of a Hong Kong release laserdisc of Night of the Comet that he has in his possesion. The laserdisc was released by Laser-Video Entertainment Ltd and was NTSC, Mono. For more information and to see all the artwork, see the Memorabilia section.

Acting Bootcamp With Kelli

Texas Frightmare Weekend is endorsing a new acting seminar hosted by AIF. The Acting Bootcamp proposes to teach you what film producers & directors are looking for! You’ll learn from industry pros like Dee Wallace (E.T., Cujo, The Howling and more), Kelli Maroney (Night of the Comet, Ryan’s Hope, Fast Times at Ridgemont High), Brooke Lewis (iMurders), Parrish Randall (The Quick and the Undead, Possum Walk),Anthony Brownrigg (Red Victoria) and Mel House (Psychic Experiment aka Walking Distance).

The two-week event takes place from 9-23 July 2011 at the Trinity Institute, Tehucana, Texas (30 mins from Waco/90 mins from Dallas). Tickets are $1,500 (includes lodging and meals). To book email YES to aifilmworks@gmail.com and they will generate tuition invoicing which will be sent to your return email. Upon receipt of the invoice the recipient must respond within seven days of invoice email receipt date for space reservation. For further information visit their Facebook page.

CMS In New York

Catherine Mary Stewart will be appearing at the Fearmongers event in New York on Tuesday 21 June. Other guests for this month’s event include: Day of the Dead’s Lori Cardille and Gary Klar, Fangoriaeditrix Rebekah McKendry, puppeteer/FX-man James Godwin (I Sell The Dead, The Elementals).
Tuesday, 21 June 9pm
Dixon Place
161A Chrystie Street (btn Rivington and Delancey)
Tickets: $5
For reservations, call: (212) 219-0736
Visit the Fearmongers website for more information