Kyra Elise Gardner, Daughter Of Original Puppeteer Tony Gard, Debuts Documentary LIVING WITH CHUCKY!
Spooky season is just around the corner, which means all the creepy and shriek worthy content starring all of your favorite horror icons, will be creaking through our doors as the Fall season arrives. One particular horror icon, who has recently made his return to the small screen in 'SYFY's Chucky' is getting the documentary treatment from someone who has witness the killer doll pop phenomenon first hand.
Yellow Veil Pictures have acquired world sales rights to Kyra Elise Gardner’s debut documentary feature LIVING WITH CHUCKY. The documentary screened last weekend at Popcorn Frights and this will be followed by key festival premieres at Frightfest in the UK, and more to be announced throughout the fall.
LIVING WITH CHUCKY explores the iconic Child’s Play franchise through a personal and social perspective. Directed and conceived by Kyra Gardner -- daughter to chief puppeteer for the majority of the franchise Tony Gardner -- LIVING WITH CHUCKY utilizes new and archival interview footage to expose the series cultural impact over the years, with principal cast, crew members including Don Mancini, Brad Dourif, Jennifer Tilly, Tony Gardner, and David Kirshner, alongside fans of the franchise like Marlon Wayans, John Waters, and Abigail Breslin.
Joe Yanick, Co-Founder from YVP said: “Living With Chucky is an essential look at the impact and longevity of the Child’s Play series, imbued with so much heart and soul. It’s a family effort that will appeal to a diverse and sprawling fan base around the world.”
The deal was negotiated by Yellow Veil Pictures Co-Founders Hugues Barbier, Justin Timms, and Joe Yanick, with Kyra Elise Gardner.
ABOUT YELLOW VEIL PICTURES
Formed in 2018 Yellow Veil Pictures is a New York City and Los Angeles-based film sales and distribution company focusing on boundary-pushing genre cinema. Yellow Veil Pictures have released titles including Gaspar Noé’s LUX ÆTERNA, Frida Kempff’s Sundance hit KNOCKING, and the Venice and TIFF selection THE LONG WALK from director Mattie Do.
The company's sales slate includes such films as Tilman Singer’s debut feature LUZ, The Adams Family’s HELLBENDER, George A. Romero’s THE AMUSEMENT PARK, and Philip Gelatt & Morgan Galen King’s THE SPINE OF NIGHT.
Yellow Veil Pictures seeks to highlight emerging and established filmmakers who exist on the cusp of commercial and arthouse cinema.