Kissing Darkness is a horror film starring Nick Airus, Kyle Blitch, and Sean Paul Lockhart, as they play a group of young gay men and one straight man (…or so he says) enjoying a harmless camping trip. However, things go terribly wrong when an innocent game evokes an evil spirit.
You read that right. A $15,000 budget. The average 30-second car commercial costs more than $15,000. Yet here is James Townsend, directing a feature length horror film on a shoestring budget. A clever director like Townsend often has a few tricks to make it work, especially in the forgiving gay horror film genre. However, it still leads one to wonder whether the true horror was in the script or in the film’s production.