To be the first at anything is always an exciting prospect, particularly when that label becomes exponentially less attainable with time. While there have been a few found footage films to make their way out of India, there are so few that to even say the format is in its infancy there seems overly enthusiastic.

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Making Off (also known as Devil’s Weekend) is a 2012 French extreme found footage film, written and directed by Cédric Dupuis in his feature-length directorial debut. The film is presented as raw/behind-the-scenes footage of a low-budget found footage movie. “Cédric Dupuis (Olivier Bureau), a fledgling independent filmmaker, has set out to create the most terrifying

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Disgraced YouTube stars are a dime a dozen, as it is pretty damn easy to become a ‘persona-non-grata’ in this day and age. The disposable nature of online fame has created a whole sub-genre of people that are easy to despise–their attempts at redemption likely to serve to keep them in the spotlight of mockery.

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Dashcam Rob Savage

Rob Savage gave us one of, if not the best, screen-life found-footage horror films to date with Host. Brilliantly presented as a terrifying experience in the duration of a free zoom call, it was an intense yet cleverly constructed tale of the haunting of a group of friends. It was after this, that fans became curious

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Rumor has it that musicians sell their souls to the devil and worse represent Satan through their songs. It was a ridiculous idea that still scares the bejesus out of anyone who hero-worship such personalities. Then, the idea stretched out through code deciphering videos that took over Youtube ages ago, spurring both negative and positive

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“We are the children. It’s a pleasure to receive you.” Remember how we always question why alleged alien abductees live to tell the story but don’t have the evidence to support their claims? It’s a bummer to hear how desperate they sound, and yet we cannot sympathize with them. Some of the alien-centric found footage

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After purchasing a 360 camera, an aspiring filmmaker Nina Temich decides that she is going to follow her dream of being a film director. However, a trained dancer from an impoverished neighborhood does not necessarily allow for much abundance of opportunities. When luck strikes, and Nina finally lands an interview with a notable film company,

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Deadware 2021 cover photo Unnamed Footage Festival

Deadware is a 2021 American-found footage horror, written and directed by Isaac Rodriguez. Mostly known for directing horror shorts such as We All Fall Down (2011) and Russian Doll (2019). In addition, Rodriguez has created a number of feature-length productions including Unknown Visitor (2019) and Last Radio Call (2022) in addition to Deadware. “In 1999,

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The Outwaters Film Review

The found footage film subgenre still has it. I never knew a FF film could be as profound as it is scary, given that its restricted legroom can only do so much. But going back years ago, this exact curtailment made The Blair Witch Project (1999) an exemple of how horror could thrive in the

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The Internet Age has transformed us in so many ways, even down to the way we tell stories to keep pace with advancing technology. Our fledgling fixation on screens has spawned another branch in the found footage horror subgenre that explores the possibilities of conceit while reflecting on how the internet shrinks or expands our

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