Given how affordable and accessible it now is for literally *anyone* to pick up a camera (or even a phone) and make a movie, the quality of fan films in particular has really been on the rise in recent years. We’ve seen tons of fan films that look as good as major motion pictures coming out of Hollywood, and man has that been inspiring (and very cool) to see.
The latest high quality fan film to grab our attention is writer/director Jakob Owens’ The Strangers: Origins, a prequel to the 2008 film that hit the net just last week.
“The Strangers has always been one of my favorite horror movies and I’ve always wanted to tell a prequel to the first one,” Owens notes in the video’s description on YouTube.
The 7-minute short pitch perfectly taps into the vibe of Bryan Bertino’s The Strangers, centered on a young woman who’s being stalked by “The Man in the Mask”…