Taking terror to Skype: a conversation with Unfriended producer Jason Blum
If you’ve watched a scary movie over the last 10 years, odds are that you’ve seen a movie from producer Jason Blum. Combining low-budget genre films with studio-level distribution, his company Blumhouse Productions has been responsible for bringing movies like Sinister, Insidious, and the Paranormal Activity series to the big screen — and oh yeah, he’s also had a hand in Oscar winners like Whiplash, as well.
Blum’s latest film is Unfriended, which is screening here at SXSW. An online riff on revenge movies like I Know What You Did Last Summer, it takes place entirely on a high school girl’s laptop screen. During a group Skype call, she and five friends are haunted by what appears to be the ghost of a friend that killed herself one…
Source:: The Verge