From Paul Gerrard (Wrath Of The Titans, Battle LA, TMNT) and Mike Le Han (Mrs Peppercorn's Magical Reading Room)
comes a re-imagining of the Hellraiser world. A teaser was produced to accompany a pitch document which has many more
conceptual designs that revision Hellraiser. Paul designed the new look for Pinhead and was production designer
on the shoot and Le Han pulled in all of his film resources and directed the teaser on the new Alex 4:3 camera with
"We produced the teaser to aid in pitching to reboot the Hellraiser franchise"
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Delve into the mind of Paul Gerrard . Regarded as one of the leading and most unique character and creature designers in the movie industry today.
His alien designs where at the forefront of the hugely successful Battle La, set the foundations for Wrath of the Titans and are soon to
be unleashed again upon the world within Michael Bay's TMNT.
Company of Shadows is 120+ page art book exploring an epic selection of his own personal and movie characters.
Discover what really goes into creating these beasts of science fiction and horror.
The book also contains an in-depth exploration of the 'Hellraiser Origins' project, created/produced by Paul Gerrard in 2012.
Its characters stories, back stories and never before seen artwork. The story to re-imagine an iconic horror legend.
Over the next 2 years Paul's unique and terrifying creations are set to be taken from preproduction
to full movie shorts and beyond as part of Beyond Darkness Films. Directed by Paul Gerrard and Paul Griffiths these shorts will be
unlike anything you have seen before. All based upon the characters in this book, read their stories here first.
The proceeds of this book will go towards the full preproduction of those shorts with an ambitious plan to then take them to full features.
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Prints of the pitch artwork are now available by clicking the image above.
Paul Gerrard . Mike Le Han. Andy Sharrat . Pascal Barre . John Gallagher . Paul Griffiths.
TEASER CAST and CREW
Director: Mike Le Han - mrspeppercornthemovie.co.uk/film
PINHEAD John Roberts
Box Opener James O’Connor
PRODUCER: Mike Le Han
PRODUCER: Paul Gerrard
Co Producers John Gallagher and Pascal Barre
Production Manager LORNA EVANS
1ST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: Geoff Dibben
2nd Assistant Director DAVID R. JONES
Visual Effects supplied with thanks by:
Method Studios (UK)
Shade VFX (Los Angeles)
Delicate Machines (Canada)
Fugitive Studios (UK)
Southern GFX (UK)
Andy Sharrat (Uk)
Trevor Storey (UK)
Ciarán Wright (UK)
Art Director/Props - Robert Carron Shipman
Assistant Production Designer - Michelle Taylor
Assistant stage production
Kris (sword ) maker. Rob Hazeldine
PINHEAD WARDROBE DEPT:
Andy Bates, Terrence Osbourne, Robert Ford
Camera / Grip equipment supplied by ARRI Media
client contact; Martin Poyner
Pinhead PROSTHETICS MAKE-UP:
Lifecast Ltd ‘Pinhead’ J. Schooneraad
SFX make-up artist’s;Francesco Fabiani
End card graphics and enimation
created by Filip Walgraef
Box opener / Cutters make-up.
Jason Wright www.silent-studios.co.uk/
Mike Peel www.roguecreationssfx.com/
Blood and Gore
Rogue Creation FX – Mike Peel
Focus Puller - Matthew Smith
2nd Camera AC – Rob Porteous
Camera Grip - John Rake
Grip – David Bradshaw
DIT – Matthew Oaten
Crane Technician – Aaron Douglas
Gaffer- Ewan Cassidy
Electricians; Matt Holloway
Richard Briscoe – VFX Supervisor
SFX Producer – Stuart Pitcher
Black Island Studios
Studio Manager – Steve Giudici
Black Island Studios
SEA OF BODIES
Extras ( Sea of bodies )
Special thanks to all the Sea of Bodies who turned up to be covered in blood, bruised and get naked.
Featured Extra ( Cutters )
Promotional photography by www.maddoggiraffe.com
Website and additions teasers
Score Cris Velasco
Online PR - Daniel Wysocki
Web site creation - Mark Buckle
Clive Barker for his inspiration and imagination that continues to set our minds alight. Hellraiser Origins is a Homage to the great man himself and the worlds he creates.
Must also go to the fans of Hellraiser in all its glorious incarnations who have been behind us 100%