BAMPIRE: New Bambi horror movie produced in Eugene, OR!

BAMPIRE, a new Bambi horror movie produced and filmed in Eugene, Oregon was just announced on Indiegogo! The film is an independent horror comedy directed by Taylor Morden (The Last Blockbuster) and written by Zoë Wassman both of whom are based in Eugene, OR. The Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign features first-look footage as well as limited edition merchandise and the ability to pre-order copies of the movie. 

A full description of the project is available at:

Inspired by the original novella Bambi: A Life in the Woods by Felix Saltan, which recently entered the public domain, BAMPIRE features heart-wrenching live action performances, hand-drawn animation, practical gore by award-winning fx artist Trysta Kelley, an old-school claymation transformation sequence from effects supervisor Webster Colcord (Stranger Things, Planet of the Apes, Deadpool), and even VHS footage from an in-world camera!

“Picture Evil Dead 2 meets Who Framed Roger Rabbit

-Writer, Zoë Wassman

This PATH Films and Popmotion Pictures production drew some incredible talent to Eugene. BAMPIRE features appearances by Diane Franklin (Better Off Dead, Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure) and Greg Sestero (The Room, The Disaster Artist), as well as the voices of Lloyd Kaufman (The Toxic Avenger) and Verona Blue (V/H/S 99, Star Wars: the Force Awakens)! The film boasts a cast of incredible Pacific Northwest actors like Katie Gibbons (Blind Duet, Take a Hike), Jeff Brosy (Animal House), BAMPIRE co-creator Malachite Saaquya, and child actor Weston Oliver, as well as talent from all over the country including Melody Parra (Nena, Devotion), Jacob Rayl (It’ll be OK), Levee Duplay (Operation Hope, Birds Eye Witness) and Paul Addison (The Killing of Billy the Kid). 

This project also brings together an intrepid crew of local filmmakers, nearly all of whom are based in Eugene, OR. Principal photography is taking place entirely in Lane County, from the forest outside Veneta to the Community Television Studio in Eugene.

We still have a long way to go to finish this film. Crowdfunding is an amazing way to grow support for an independent production like BAMPIRE and to get the word out about how great this film is going to be.” – Director, Taylor Morden

The crowdfunding campaign runs through April 12th, and a full description of the project is available at: 


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One thought on “BAMPIRE: New Bambi horror movie produced in Eugene, OR!

  1. I know some of these people quite well, and “creative geniuses” only begins to describe them! Can’t wait to see the final product!

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