Follow the tapes.
One of the new horror movies that will premiere on SXSW this month is Jacob gentry‘s Transmission signal intrusion, billed as “a haunting journey into our collective technological nightmares, facing our deepest and darkest fears of both man and machine.”
The film will premiere worldwide at SXSW 2021 on Tuesday, March 16 at 9 p.m. EST, and poster art that was designed by Drusilla Adeline / Sister Hyde has been unveiled today.
While recording decades old tapes of television broadcasts, video archivist James discovers a surreal and disturbing clip that James believes is the product of a mysterious broadcast signal hacking. His discovery takes a sinister turn when he tracks similar broadcast intrusions that send him on an obsessive mission. Now James must face two very real possibilities: that the videos could be clues to a crime beyond all comprehension; and that whoever was behind them may well be aware that James is getting uncomfortably close to the truth. “
The official press release states “Transmission signal intrusion it was inspired by the actual broadcast outages that occurred in Chicago in the late 1980s, and they remain unsolved to this day. “
Harry Shum Jr. (Glee, crazy rich Asians), Chris sullivan (We are), Y Kelley mack (the Walking Dead) star in Transmission signal intrusion, a Queensbury Pictures production.
Tim woodall other Phil Drinkwater wrote the script.