Slipknot’s have partnered with Cranked Up Films, specialists in genre-leaning films including horror, grounded sci-fi, and speculative fiction. To kick off the partnership, they held an early screening of the award winning horror flick, Alive.

In the chilling tale, a severely injured man (Thomas Cocquerel) and woman (Camille Stopps) awaken in an abandoned sanatorium with no memory of who they are or what has happened. A sadistic caretaker (Angus Macfadyen) discourages their questions and doles out punishments whenever they refuse to cooperate or try to escape. When they finally make their escape to freedom, they discover the answers to who they are – revealing even greater horror.

Alive. is directed by Rob Grant, who was awarded “Best Director” at both HorrorHaus Film Festival and New York City Horror Film Festival. The film’s additional honours include Austin Film Festival’s Audience Award, “Best Feature Film” at Atlanta Horror Film Festival, and “Best Thriller Feature Film” from Shriekfest. among others. The script is the feature film debut for writers Chuck McCue and Jules Vincent. McCue and Vincent also served as Producers alongside Lars Lehmann (Knuckleball) and Michael Peterson (Bloodthirsty). is the first truly global media site that encompasses the entire world of culture. Knotfest spans the full culture experience offering the complete destination for heavy culture fans to connect. is reaching new fans across the world through high end content, exclusive series, innovative fan integration, and vast, cutting-edge lifestyle coverage not embraced anywhere else.

Cranked Up Films is the genre-leaning label of the American multimedia production and distribution company, Good Deed Entertainment (GDE). Genres include, but are not limited to, high-concept horror, grounded sci-fi and speculative fiction. The company’s productions set for 2021 include CONFINEMENT and 27 TIMES. Its recent releases include EXTRA ORDINARY, AFTER MIDNIGHT and NIGHTMARE CINEMA.

Alternative Trailer Scored by Slipknot’s M. Shawn Crahan

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