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Larry Fessenden

Director

“I make horror movies because I have an acute awareness of the horrors of life.”

 

Biography

Larry Fessenden, nominee for the 2010 Piaget Spirit Award for producing, and winner of the 1997 Someone to Watch Spirit Award, is the writer, director and editor of the award-winning art-horror trilogy HABIT (Nominated for 2 Spirit Awards), WENDIGO and NO TELLING. His recent film, THE LAST WINTER (Nominated for a 2007 Gotham Award for best ensemble cast), starring Ron Perlman, Connie Britton and James Le Gros, premiered at the 2006 Toronto Film Festival and is distributed by IFC.

Fessenden subsequently directed SKIN AND BONES, starring Doug Jones, for NBC V’s horror anthology show FEAR ITSELF. Fessenden wrote the screenplay with Guillermo del Toro of ORPHANAGE, an English language remake of the successful Spanish film EL ORFANATO, which was produced by del Toro. Fessenden won the 2009 Golden Hammer Award from the website Hammer to Nail for “being such an inspiring force in the industry.”

2010 sees Fessenden producing, hosting and curating with Glenn McQuaid the highly… read more

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