The 2019 Slice Awards

CinemaSlice is excited to announce the official nominees for the first ever Slice Awards!

Our primary goals have never faltered; CinemaSlice continues to produce original videos, showcase independent cinema, and build an awesome community of creative content developers!

CinemaSlice has worked with MANY contributors in 2019– some seasoned with the Slice, and some brand new to the Slice– and we want to take a few moments to THANK and acknowledge everyone’s hard work.

Thus, CinemaSlice is excited to announce the official nominees for the first ever Slice Awards!! We’ve carefully combed through all of the contributions and collaborations the ‘Slice has fostered over the entire year and compiled a list of recognitions below.

2019 Actor of the Year

  • Kyle Blair – “I Know You”
  • David Waldman – “I Know You”
  • John French – “City Garden”
  • Ian Beckroege – “City Garden”
  • Bruce Falcon – “Blood on the Lens”
  • Alex Alexandrou – “Blood on the Lens”
  • Tom Hardy – “Blood on the Lens”
  • Ray Clark – “Blood on the Lens”
  • Avery Willard – “Too True”
  • Mike Neider – “Demon and Abigail”
  • Tony Michael Panzeca – “Smitten”
  • Jim Foreman – “Smitten”
  • John Carr – “Fresh Start”

2019 Actress of the Year

  • Amber Reno – “City Garden”
  • Trish Peters – “City Garden”
  • Emily Roszatycki – “AM/FM/H”
  • Michelle Mersy – “Too True”
  • Valerie Gilbert – “Demon and Abigail”
  • Stephanie Fiest – “Smitten”
  • Su Von – “Smitten”
  • Casey Weishuhn – “I Know You”
  • Tonia Carrier – “Blood on the Lens”
  • Shannyn Pelletier – “Blood on the Lens”
  • Charlene Jeter – “Blood on the Lens”
  • Lacey Schatzer – “Blood on the Lens”

2019 Film Score of the Year

  • Austin Michael Riley – “City Garden”
  • David Waldman – “I Know You”
  • Marvin Maddicks – “Fresh Start”

2019 Filmmaker of the Year

  • Angel Rosa – “Laundromat”
  • John Carr – “Too True”
  • Nic White – “Blood on the Lens”
  • Michael Welborn – “Very Real”
  • Bless Studios – “Pure”
  • Jeremy Allen – “Smitten”
  • Zachary Deering – “Paradise Fear”
  • James Pinson – “The Slice Before Christmas”

2019 Download of the Year

  • David Waldman – “Art Lives On” Original Music Collection
  • Austin Michael Riley – “T.E.M.P.S. v a p o r w a v e collection”
  • Marvin Maddicks, Jr – “SLASHER”

2019 Event of the Year

  • Purple Coat Media – “Suds & Cinema – Grove City, OH”
  • Michael Gonzalez – “Thursday Night Theatre”
  • Tonia Carrier – “Suds & Cinema – Private Stock”
  • August Aguilar – “Suds & Cinema – Knoxville, TN”
  • Nic White – “A Slice of Fright Film Festival”
  • John Sklba – “Suds & Cinema – Holiday Party”

2019 Writer of the Year

  • Jeremy Allen – “City Garden”
  • Michael Welborn – “Fresh Start”
  • Mark Kelly – “Reel Review Articles”
  • Zachary Deering – “Paradise Fear”
  • Kevin Hosey – “Passing Through”

2019 Designer of the Year

  • Ken Leinaar – “Blood on the Lens Poster”
  • Marvin Maddicks, Jr – “SLASHER Comic”
  • Heather David – “Suds & Cinema Pins”
  • Michael Welborn – “#SliceGang Coffee Mugs”
  • NicWhite – “Slice the Planet T-shirt”

2019 Makeup Artist of the Year

  • Trish Peters – “City Garden”
  • Casey Weishuhn – “Blood on the Lens”
  • Ken Shupe & Mark Elizabeth Sink – “Demon and Abigail”

This list is an incomplete list– but does highlights some of the greatest contributions CinemaSlice has received in 2019!


SLASHER – Horror Comic #4

CinemaSlice and Nightmisful Comics are BACK for a final installation of SLASHER Horror Comic! Enjoy the creepy soundtrack music below while you read the extra creepy 4th issue!

Is this really the FINAL comic in the series?! But there are so many unanswered questions!!??

As you know, Slicers, It’s hard to keep a psychopathic killer down…. Stay-tuned for new comics to come from Nightmistful Comics and!


SUDS & CINEMA – Holiday Party – Press Release

CinemaSlice is proud to present the first ever SUDS & CINEMA – Holiday Party and Film Festival event in Memphis, TN!

CinemaSlice is hosting an evening of short films, craft beer, and holiday cheer!

Saturday, December 7th, 2019 • 7pm – 9pm Central
2783 Broad Ave.
Memphis, TN 38112

SUDS & CINEMA is a multi-genre short film celebration, uniquely organized and carefully curated to entertain audiences with independent movies, both locally and on a national level! SUDS & CINEMA – Holiday Party, hosted by John Sklba, this film festival will showcase 12 short holiday films (ranging in length from 1 min – 15 mins) from Memphis and beyond. During the course of the event we’ll be holding an ugly sweater contest and ornament decorating activity! Immediately following the short film presentation, we’re announcing the award winning films, including the “Judge’s Pick” Best in Fest Award and the “Viewer’s Choice” Award (selected by the audience).
So, come on out to this FREE film festival, grab a cold one, and watch some awesome independent short films– and don’t forget those UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATERS!

– Shelf Elf
– Crushed Kringle
– Krampusnacht
– The Present Situation
– Green Jello Song
– Naughty
– Alchemy
– Santa Comes Tonight
– Thanksgiving
– Joyeux Noel
– O Tidings of Joy
– Naughty List
– House Music
– Cookies Rap
– Santa Comes Tonight
– A GeeChee Christmas

About CinemaSlice
With the spirit of Independent Filmmaking at the fore-front, CinemaSlice produces original content, and serves as a platform for independent cinema. By releasing new content on a regular bases, and also hosting film festivals across the US, we’re maintaining our primary goal: SUPPORT INDEPENDENT CINEMA!

History of the ‘Slice
CinemaSlice understands the tremendous amount of work that goes into creating indy films, and the large scale collaborations required to execution projects. CinemaSlice began as a way to facilitate collaborations between contributors in various states. This trend continues to expand and evolve.

CinemaSlice produces original films and videos, and currently has several annual events (Black Friday filmmaking event, A SLICE OF FRIGHT FILM FESTIVAL, and Suds & Cinema Film Fest), as well as more individual events (pop-uptheater, theatrical premieres, filmmaking competitions, etc). We’ve been very fortunate to work with some of the most talented musicians, artists, and filmmakers over the last few years!  From producing music compilations to short films, from film posters to film reviews, and from feature films to festivals— CinemaSlice continues to strive for quality entertaining content.

At the moment, CinemaSlice is:
• Producing a series of multi-genre film festivals that all take place at breweries— SUDS & CINEMA (— in various states around the U.S.
• Preparing for the 3rd annual Short horror film festival this October (
• Developing content for season 4 of the Horror Anthology Series, A SLICE OF FRIGHT (

Call for Collaborators
In order to maintain a steady stream of original content, CinemaSlice is constantly seeking new contributors to work with. In order to grow, we need your help– If you’re interested in collaborating or contributing to, drop us a line! 

Slice The Planet!

BLOOD ON THE LENS – Soundtrack Free Download

The Official Soundtrack for the satirical horror film, BLOOD ON THE LENS is NOW available for FREE DOWNLOAD!

SLASHER – Horror Comic – Soundtrack

BLOOD ON THE LENS – Soundtrack

This collection of original soundtrack music from the CinemaSlice film, BLOOD ON THE LENS, by Austin-Michael Riley, Marvin Maddicks, Jr, and David Waldman.


Ⓒ CinemaSlice • November 2019

FREE Slasher Soundtrack

Slicer Marvin Maddicks, Jr has produced a new collection of horror soundtracks– just in time for Halloween!

SLASHER – Horror Comic – Soundtrack

This collection of 5 original horror music by Marvin Maddicks, Jr, and accompanies 4 original CinemaSlice horror comic books!

Stay-Tuned as we release a new ORIGINAL COMIC BOOK each Friday in November!

SLASHER – Horror Comic Book – Soundtrack

Ⓒ CinemaSlice • October 2019

SUDS & CINEMA – Last Call For Submissions

SUDS & CINEMA is coming BACK to WiseAcre Brewery in Memphis, TN on Dec 7th, 2019!

This multi-genre film festival- is seeking film submissions from ALL GENRES– so long as it has a holiday theme!


  • November 2, 2019Late Deadline
  • November 16, 2019Notification Date
  • December 7, 2019Event Date

A SLICE OF FRIGHT Film Festival 2019 presents:
A Slice of Fright Film Festival 2019
A celebration of short horror films

WHO: CinemaSlice is a collective of creative content developers united by their passion to uplift and encourage independent filmmakers.

WHAT: A showcase of 30+ short horror films (from US and beyond)— including new short films by CinemaSlice (

WHERE: The event will be held at the Historical State Theatre in Bay City, MI.

WHEN: The event will be held on Saturday, October 12th, from 6pm-9pm, with award ceremony/afterparty to follow immediately.


CinemaSlice has selected 30+ short horror films to showcase at the 2nd annual A SLICE OF FRIGHT FILM FESTIVAL!


Ding…You’re DeadJay SalahiCA
The AnimatorTrent ShySC
In Good HealthMichael PieperMI
Vanishing PointMichael R SheaOH
Grave SightAngus SwanteeCANADA
The ScarfNeil WilloughbyMI
HypnosisGrégoire VaillantFRANCE
Shattered AmourTyler LoringME
SirenJess Vande ZandeMI
Watch OutMonique van KesselNETHERLANDS
HorrorscopePol DigglerSPAIN
BequeathedMichael McCallumMI
Tone DeathSinead StoddartUNITED KINGDOM
ApollyonBret MillerMI
VersoJoseph VictorMI
Long OverdueEmmit O’BrienIRELAND
NeptunePaul RobinsonNY
SAVE 2.0Ivan Sainz-PardoGERMANY
The Soul CollectorNick PetersonCA
ArcanusNano RuizSPAIN
The Boston ManiacJudson VaughnLONDON, UK
Midnight VisitorAbby BrenkerNY

A SLICE OF FRIGHT FILM FESTIVAL will also feature original short films produced by CinemaSlice and friends-of-the-Slice.


ReapersGin WillsOH
Fresh StartMichael WelbornMI
El Bano 3StudiYo OfBlessCA
Death CleanersCynthia BergenTX
Very RealMichael WelbornMI
LilithAly HardtOH
The Nervous BreakdownMCR Electric OttoMI

These 30+ short films will play at A SLICE OF FRIGHT FILM FESTIVAL on Oct 12th, 2019. Following the short horror films will be the official award ceremony— to crown the viewers choice award and more!

All award winning selections will be announced on Oct 12th!