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News – 2018

News 2018

December 2018

The latest short from Simone Kisiel, ‘Good Intentions’ is in post-production and will be hitting festival circuits in Spring of 2019! And our short political comedy called ‘Introvert’s Guide to Activism‘ is being submitted to festivals for a 2019 World Premiere!

November 2018

Simone Kisiel is wrapping up post production on a short biodiversity documentary called ‘It’s Good Business: Moving Beyond Conservation‘ which was directed by Simone Kisiel and produced by ReAgency Lab!


October 2018

Simone Kisiel is proud to announce that BUGS: A Trilogy had it’s World Premiere at the Women In Horror Film Festival 2018 and she won Best Director of a Feature Film! BUGS is also now available for FREE on Amazon Prime!


September 2018

Simone Kisiel is in pre-production on a new short thriller written by Alexandra Grunberg, called ‘Heavy The Heart,’ to be shot at the end of September.

Comedic short directed by Simone Kisiel and written by Adriana Jones, ‘Introvert’s Guide to Activism,’ has a brand new poster and will be hitting the festival circuit in October!


Simone was interviewed on Hellbent For Horror with SA Bradley about HOUSED (now streaming on Amazon) and BUGS (making it’s world premiere at the Women in Horror Film Festival)!

Simone directed a shoot at the New York Academy of Science around teaching Creative Problem Solving skills to STEAM students.

September 2018

August 2018

‘HOUSED,’ directed by Simone Kisiel and written by Alexandra Grunberg, is now available for streaming on Amazon!


BUGS: A Trilogy‘ has been nominated for ‘Best Feature Film,’ ‘Best Director Feature film,’ ‘Best Score’ and ‘Best Performance’ by the Women in Horror Film Festival 2018!


July 2018

Do you hear the pitter patter of dread? Is it the scattering of tiny creatures emerging from the cracks? Is it the steady thud of an undead horde?

Is it… BOTH?

HOUSED‘ and ‘BUGS: A Trilogy‘ have both been selected for INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION by Indie Rights Movies, a global distributor with direct relationships to major distribution outlets! We are so excited to have a distribution partner and can’t wait to share our horror with you!


July 2018

What’s that on the big screen? A wisp of spiderweb? A burrowing biting infestation? A creeping crawling dread? It’s BUGS: A Trilogy!

Simone Kisiel is thrilled to announce that her latest horror feature, BUGS: A Trilogy, has been selected early to make it’s World Premiere at the Women in Horror Film Festival 2018! This is the first early selection in the history of this festival and she couldn’t feel more honored to premiere with them in October 2018!

36b77a54020245617a6a8e3353f1193f-768x396 wrote a lovely announcement and review for BUGS premiering at the Women in Horror Film Festival 2018.


June 2018

Simone Kisiel has commenced editing on ‘Introvert’s Guide to Activism,‘ and is in development on a new short psychological thriller with writer Alexandra Grunberg!

May 2018

Simone Kisiel directed and produced the short film, ‘Introvert’s Guide to Activism,‘ written by and starring Adriana Jones with director of photography Katie Voss and actors Lorena Russi and Brian Demar Jones!

DSC1064 has given ‘BUGS: A Trilogy,’ directed by Simone Kisiel and written by Alexandra Grunberg, a killer review!


April 2018

Simone Kisiel is casting for our new short film, ‘Introvert’s Guide to Activism,‘ written by and starring Adriana Jones. The film is being directed and produced by Simone Kisiel.


March 2018

Simone Kisiel has begun pre-production on her latest short film, ‘Introvert’s Guide to Activism,‘ written by and starring Adriana Jones and directed and produced by Simone Kisiel.

February 2018

Simone Kisiel had an article published in the Popcorn Horror Digital Magazine called ‘Sex With Zombies and Other Hazards of Horror’ written by writer, Alexandra Grunberg.


BUGS: A Trilogy” received a winning review from Stacy Cox at along with some spooky first impressions.


Simone gave an interview with called Simone Kisiel Talks BUGS Trilogy, Career. BUGS was also excited to get a shoutout from!

Death of a Vacuum” screened at the 6th Annual Katra Film Series Grand Finale at the Alamo Drafthouse in Brooklyn!


January 2018

Simone Kisiel’s most recent horror feature film, “BUGS: A Trilogy,” directed and produced by Simone and written by and starring Alexandra Grunberg, has been completed and is now making festival rounds!