Eps 20 – Steadicam Operator Alan G. Kelly – Crimson Peak – The Strain

When discussing horror films, it is easy to get fixated with the actors, the directors, the writers and the special effects artists involved in the film. But there are far more people involved in creating movie magic and the horror films we love. One such profession is the camera man (and woman), the talented and dedicated people behind the camera – literally.  On this episode, we sit down with one such maestro of mystery, Alan G. Kelly, who has been working in the business for over a decade on such films as Dream House, Carrie (2013), Robocop (2014) and Pacific Rim.

Welcome to another episode of The Future of Horror, an interview podcast featuring new, upcoming talent in horror, The show is brought to you by Horror News Radio, the official HorrorNews.Net podcast. With each episode, the show’s host, Doc Rotten, spotlights a director, an actor, a screenwriter, an effects artists, a film maker conquering hurdles and barriers to get their films made, to follow their passion, to make horror films.

Alan G. Kelly joins The Future of Horror to discuss his involvement and experiences on many genre films of the recent past, the hit television show The Strain and the upcoming haunted house epic Crimson Peak. He schools Doc in what it takes to get behind the camera as an operator and the rigors, challenges and rewards of being involved in the industry. He speaks to getting into the business and where the business can lead anyone with talent, drive and ambition. Get ready for a unique and informative interview with Alan G. Kelly.

You can find out more about Alan G. Kelly and his films at these links:

Alan G. Kelly on IMDb : http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1823240/
Alan G. Kelly on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alangkellysteadicam

Thanks for listening to another episode of The Future of Horror podcast, subscribe today on iTunes and leave a comment to help support the show. Hopefully, the show will continue being an interesting, entertaining and enlightening journey into the film industry, from independent films to bigger budgeted studio pictures. As we continue meeting the incredible talent in front and behind the cameras, we will gain a glimpse of what it takes to create the horror films we love to watch: passion, persistence, talent, hard work and, maybe, a little luck and a little help from friends and mentors. Let us know what you think, email The Future of Horror at docrotten@horrornewsradio.com.

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Doc Rotten

Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior. Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.

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