Gregory Lamberson is an award winning author and filmmaker who specializes in horror entertainment.


His books include Cheap Scares: Low Budget Horror Filmmakers Share Their Secrets, the occult detective series The Jake Helman Files, the werewolf trilogy The Frenzy Cycle, Johnny Gruesome, Carnage Road, and The Julian Year, the first TREEbook (Timed Reading Experience E-book).


He wrote and directed four feature films including the cult classic Slime City and its sequel Slime City Massacre, and he produced Snow Shark: Ancient Snow Beast and worked in various capacities on Debbie Rochon’s Model Hunger, SyFy’s Battledogs, Frank Henenlotter’s Brain Damage, I Was a Teenage Zombie, West New York and Plutonium Baby. He is a two time winner of the IPPY Gold Medal for Horror and a three time Bram Stoker Award finalist.

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Chris Scioli

Chris Scioli, a life-long resident of Western New York, is an aspiring screenwriter/filmmaker and one half of a writing and directing team which has produced numerous short films locally. Chris is interested in all aspects of film-making, from writing to post-production. Scioli and Lamberson previously collaborated on Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival for three years, and grew it into a respected international festival and saw an opportunity to expand the event’s scope with Buffalo Dreams.




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