Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Bring in Presenters Jamie Lee Curtis, Keith David & More

Shudder and Fangoria today announced 2021 presenters Fangoria Chainsaw Price, premieres Sunday, April 18 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT exclusively on Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and supernatural. The ceremony, which recognizes outstanding achievement in horror film and television, will be hosted by actor and writer David Dastmalchian (Ant-Man and the Wasp) and functionality Jamie lee curtis (Halloween), Keith david (The thing), Gigi Saul Guerrero (director, Culture shock), Issa Lopez (director, Tigers are not afraid), Kevin Smith (The clerks), Antananarivo Due (Black Horror: A Black Horror Story), Blumhouse Founder and CEO Jason Blum, James Jude Courtney (Halloween), Doug Jones (The shape of water) and drag artist and Boulet Brothers Season 2 winner of Dragula, Biqtch Puddin ‘, as presenters. This year’s nominated films include The invisible Man, Weird, The darkness and the wicked, Host and Possessor as well as actors Vince Vaughn, Kathryn Newton, Clancy Brown and Elisabeth Moss.

“We are delighted to partner with our friends at Fangoria, a horror institution, to present their annual Chainsaw Awards, televised for the first time in years. We hope to bring together Shudder members and horror fans for a vibrant celebration of the kind we love so much, ”said Craig Engler, Managing Director of Shudder.

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“The Chainsaw Awards are an institution in horror, which have existed in the magazine since 1992. Bringing them back as a real event has been a dream, and getting them out on Shudder is something we’ve been working towards since we resurrected the magazine. , “said Phil Nobile Jr., editor-in-chief of Fangoria.

This year’s ceremony will be filmed and animated virtually with before and after the show on social media. The ceremony will be broadcast exclusively on the “Shudder TV” stream – available only on Shudder TV and mobile apps and online at – simultaneously airing in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, in Australia and New Zealand, marking the first The Chainsaw Awards were televised around the world. The ceremony will also be broadcast via Fangioria’s online and social platforms following the premiere of Shudder.

Since 1992, the Chainsaw Awards have recognized the greatest achievements of the horror genre, with past winners such as Jonathan Demme, Sam Raimi, Robert Eggers, Toni Collette and George Romero. The awards are produced by Tara Ansley, Abhi Goel, Phil Nobile Jr. and produced by Armen Aghaeian and Rebekah McKendry.

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