About the

Film

Director: Gene Blalock

Written by: Jhan Harp and Rob Stith

The Nightmare Gallery follows Dr. Samantha Rand, a renowned anthropology professor whose life is turned upside-down by the sudden, suspicious disappearance of her star pupil. But when a package of paranormal artifacts arrives on Rand's doorstep three years later, she embarks on a nightmarish journey into a mystery that will shake her and her wife to their cores. Through a terrifying, Lynchian lens, the film follows Professor Rand's horrifying loss of self in pursuit of an unspeakable truth that threatens her career, her wife, and her sanity. Learn more on IMDb.

 

THE CAST

Amber Benson

Professor Samantha Rand

Amber Benson is a writer, director, actor, and maker of things.  She wrote the five book CALLIOPE REAPER-JONES urban fantasy series and the middle grade book, AMONG THE GHOSTS. She co-directed the Slamdance feature, DRONES and (co-wrote) and directed the BBC animated series, THE GHOSTS OF ALBION.  She also spent three years as Tara Maclay on the television series BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER.

Kevin Chamberlin

Dr. Stockton

Kevin grew up in Moorestown, NJ. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from Rutgers University. In 1993, Kevin landed his first Broadway gigs at Lincoln Center Theater, playing small roles in My Favorite Year and Abe Lincoln in Illinois with Sam Waterson. In 2000, Kevin originated the role of Charlie in Claudia Shear’s Dirty Blonde which earned him his first Tony Nomination. The following year, he received his second Tony Nomination, Drama Desk and Grammy nomination for playing Horton the Elephant in Seussical. In 2010, he received his third Tony nomination for his portrayal of Uncle Fester in The Addams Family. Film credits include this summer’s The Emoji Movie, Taking Woodstock directed by Ang Lee, Lucky Number Slevin, The Road to Perdition directed by Sam Mendes, and Charlie, the bomb guy in DieHard: With A Vengeance. Kid audiences will recognize him as the butler Bertram on Disney Channel’s long running hit sitcom, Jessie.

Mat Devine

Colton

Mat Devine is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor and author. He is most well known for creating and fronting the alternative rock band Kill Hannah. Devine was officially announced as having accepting the principal role of teenage comic book addict Grim Hunter in the original cast of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. The production is directed by Julie Taymor, based on the book that she co-wrote with Glen Berger. Music and lyrics are written by Bono and The Edge of U2. 

Mieko Hillman

Rahul Parikh

Rahul Parikh

Nichole Eberle

Jeff Jeffers

Liv Southard

Andrew Adams

Teddy Pemberton

In the

Press

My Indie Productions: Interview with Director Gene Blalock

December 07, 2019

Always trust your instincts. Self-doubt can be overwhelming at times, but if you always trust your gut feeling, it’s usually the correct way of going about a project. Read more on My Indie Productions.

The Hollywood Times: Director Gene Blalock's psychological thriller, “Nightmare Gallery”

November 28, 2019

I love as a Journalist when people delve into the depth of their craft. Here is Director Gene Blalock on his new film, The Nightmare Gallery. Read more on Hollywood Times.

Pop Horror: ‘The Nightmare Gallery’ Film Review: A Descent Into A Museum Of Madness

July 07, 2019

In horror, ancient mystical artifacts and obsession typically spells disaster. This is no different in The Orpheus Protocol’s Gene Blalock’s latest haunting feature film, The Nightmare Gallery. Bolstering a budget of which most shoestring indie films could only dream of, this feature’s financial backing still falls significantly below the average independent theatrical release. However, nothing is wasted. Every dollar is put to great use, producing one hell of a dramatic ride into insanity. Read more on Pop Horror.

World Film Geek: The Opening of a “Gallery”: An Interview with Gene Blalock

July 06, 2019

The founder of Seraph Films, Gene Blalock can be described as a master storyteller. He is best known for his work in making horror films with human perspectives in his characters. He has won numerous accolades for his work. His latest film, The Nightmare Gallery, is now available on VOD platforms from Gravitas Ventures.. Read more on World Film Geek.

Geek Tyrany: Amber Benson Embarks on a Nightmarish Journey in Trailer For The Horror Film THE NIGHTMARE GALLERY

June 05, 2019

Amber Benson is best known for her role in the classic series Buffy The Vampire Slayer, but now she’s facing off with a dark new sinister evil in her new film, The Nightmare Gallery. Read more on Geek Tyrant.

Slash Film: ‘The Nightmare Gallery’ Trailer: Amber Benson Goes on a Dark Journey into the Occult

June 03, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Amber Benson has already dealt with dark forces in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but in the new horror film The Nightmare Gallery, she’s dealing with something even more sinister. Read more on Slash Film.

Deadline Hollywood: Gravitas Acquires ‘The Nightmare Gallery’ Starring ‘Buffy’ Alum Amber Benson

May, 28, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Gravitas Ventures announced today that they have acquired the U.S. rights to the feature horror The Nightmare Gallery starring Amber Benson, who is best known as Tara on the cult classic Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The film will be released on-demand June 18. Read more on Deadline Breaking News.

PostPerspective: Interview with director, Gene Blalock

November, 20, 2018

Director Gene Blalock called on DaVinchi Resolve 15 Studio for horror film's VFX, editing, grading and sound design. Read more on PostPerspective.

BLASTING NEWS: Interview with composer Michael O'Neill

August, 30, 2018

Michael O'Neill discusses his experiences making music for movies and other aspects of his career in the entertainment industry. Read more on Blasting News.

AME RADIO: Interveiw with director Gene Blalock

June 21, 2018

Award-winning Los Angeles-based Director, Gene Blalock, is known for his touching, heart-warming films as much as his eccentric short horror vignettes. Bringing a decidedly human perspective to each of his works, Gene‘s works reflect our common humanity, as if from a mirror of compassion, for us to examine and consider. Regardless of genre, Gene‘s work rings true in a thought-provoking way. Listen on AME Radio.

VILLAIN MEDIA: 5 Reasons We Love 'The Nightmare Garllery' Poster!

May, 14, 2018

Here are 5 reasons why we love the poster for The Nightmare Gallery. Read more on Villain Media.

Occhi Magazine: “The Nightmare Gallery” Stars ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s’ Amber Benson

May, 14, 2018

Theatrical Poster Revealed for "The Nightmare Gallery" Starring Buffy The Vampire Slayer's Amber Benson. Read more on Occhi Magazine.

BACK TO THE MOVIES: Haunting Poster For The Nightmare Gallery

May, 13, 2018

THEATRICAL POSTER REVEALED FOR “THE NIGHTMARE GALLERY” STARRING BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER’S AMBER BENSON After completing production last year, Seraph Films, along with co-production company, AWOL Studios, are thrilled to release the poster for their upcoming feature, The Nightmare Gallery. Starring Amber Benson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Kevin Chamberlin (Road to Perdition, Jessie), and Mat Devine (former front man of the rock band, Kill Hannah).Read more on Back To The Movies.

DREAD CENTRAL: Unlock a Freaky Poster For THE NIGHTMARE GALLERY

May, 12, 2018

A few months ago, we chatted with Amber Benson about her upcoming project The Nightmare Gallery, which she called, “…a thoughtful psychological thriller about a woman’s journey into the darkness of her own soul.” A new poster has been unveiled for the film, which you can see to the right. The image looks both like a keyhole into Benson’s face as well as an ankh when flipped around. I’ll admit my complete ignorance on this matter but I’m curious if an upside-down ankh has the same significance as an upside-down cross…Read more on Daily Dead.

DAILY DEAD: New Poster for The Nightmare Gallery Starring Amber Benson

May, 09, 2018

Beware of notes that say "Follow me". The poster for The Nightmare Gallery is here and it teases some supernatural mayhem. The film stars Buffy the Vampire Slayer alum Amber Benson, Kevin Chamberlin, and Mat Devine. A trailer for the movie should be revealed soon, but in the meantime, here's the official synopsis and additional details, Read more on Daily Dead.

POP HORROR: New Poster For 'The Nightmare Gallery' Is Nightmare Fuel

May, 10, 2018

Seraph Films, along with co-production company, AWOL Studios, have released a nightmarish poster for their upcoming feature, The Nightmare Gallery! Check out all the details. Check out the press release on Pop Horror.

RAMA'S SCREEN: New Poster For THE NIGHTMARE GALLERY Starring Amber Benson

May, 10, 2018

Seraph Films has unleashed this new poster for their new horror film “The Nightmare Gallery” starring Amber Benson (Tara in Buffy the Vampire Slayer).
Check out the poster and further details here. Check out the press release on Rama's Screen.

SHOCK YA!: Amber Benson Enters The Nightmare Gallery with Release of New Theatrical Poster

May, 09, 2018

Embarking on a journey in order to uncover a shocking truth can jeopardize a person’s career, personal life and ultimately, their sanity. That unstoppable drive to embark on a troubling exploration in order to find facts is the powerfully showcased in the newly released poster for the upcoming horror movie, ‘The Nightmare Gallery.’ The drama’s co-production companies, Seraph Films and AWOL Studios, have unveiled the poster for the feature, which stars Amber Benson (‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’). Read the full press release on Shock Ya!.

THE HORRORCIST: Follow Me! Theatrical Poster Revealed For ‘The Nightmare Gallery’

May, 10, 2018

Follow Me! Theatrical Poster Revealed For ‘The Nightmare Gallery’Read more on The Horrorcist.

RED CARPET CRASH: Check Out The Poster For ‘The Nightmare Gallery’ Starring Amber Benson

May, 10, 2018

Check Out The Poster For ‘The Nightmare Gallery’ Starring Amber Benson Check out the press release on Red Carpet Crash.

POPCORN HORROR: New Poster for The Nightmare Gallery Starring Buffy’s Amber Benson

May, 08, 2018

The film is currently in post-production, with a trailer coming soon. In the meantime, check out the brand new poster by Mot Creative. Read more on Popcorn Horror.

HADDONFIELD HORROR: The Nightmare Gallery Gets A New Poster

May, 08, 2018

The Nightmare Gallery... Check out the new poster and the details for The Nightmare Gallery. Read more on Haddonfield Horror.

TOM HOLLAND'S TERROR TIME: Poster Revealed For “THE NIGHTMARE GALLERY” Starring BUFFY’s Amber Benson

May, 07, 2018

Gene Blalock, director and founder of Seraph Films, says, “I’m so excited about the poster, as it really feels like it captures the film’s balance between cerebral horror and dramatic, emotional torment.” The film is currently in post-production, with a trailer coming soon. Read more on Terror Time.

ICON VS ICON: Poster for The Nightmare Gallery

May, 07, 2018

Seraph Films, along with co-production company, AWOL Studios, are thrilled to release the poster for their upcoming feature, The Nightmare Gallery.Read more on Icon Vs Icon.

FLICKERING MYTH: Poster for The Nightmare Gallery starring Amber Benson

May, 07, 2018

Seraph Films has unveiled a new poster for its upcoming horror feature The Nightmare Gallery, which stars Amber Benson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Kevin Chamberlin (Road to Perdition, Jessie), and Mat Devine (former frontman of the rock band Kill Hannah).Read more on Flickering Myth.

BEEN TO THE MOVIES: New Poster - The Nightmare Gallery starring Amber Benson

May, 07, 2018

After completing production last year, Seraph Films, along with co-production company, AWOL Studios, are thrilled to release the poster for their upcoming feature, The Nightmare Gallery. Read more on BeenToTheMovies.com.

28DLA: The Nightmare Gallery Invites Viewers to "Follow Me" in this Preview!

April, 18, 2018

The Nightmare Gallery is an indie horror film, from director Gene Blalock ("Horror Haiku"). The film stars "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" alumni Amber Benson, along with: Kevin Chamberlin and Mat Devine. A supernatural horror title, The Nightmare Gallery involves an anthropology professor and her search for a missing pupil. This is and AWOL Studios and Seraph Films production. Already completed, a preview of the film's first movie poster is here. Read more on 28 DLA.

HORRORPEDIA: The Nightmare Gallery – USA, 2018

April, 18, 2018

The Nightmare Gallery is a 2018 American supernatural horror film directed by Gene Blalock (Horror Haiku TV series) from a screenplay by Jhan Harp and Rob Stith. The Seraph Films production stars Amber Benson, Kevin Chamberlin and Mat Devine. Read more on Horrorpedia.com.

SINFUL CELLULOID: The Nightmare Gallery Releases Official Poster

APRIL 11, 2018

While fans anxiously await the release of this horror mystery film, we can look at the art to build suspense. Director Gene Blalock of Seraph Films presents another thoughtful film for our consumption. Read the article on Sinful Celluloid.

BLOODY DISGUSTING: The Nightmare Gallery Art Searches for the Truth

APRIL 6, 2018

Blooding Disgusting reveals the exclusive first look at the official poster for the film. See the poster on BloodingDisgusting.com.

DREAD CENTRAL: Amber Benson Gives Us The Lowdown on Her Upcoming Project The Nightmare Gallery

January 09, 2018

For the die-hard “Buffy” fans, you’ll more than likely remember her as Tara, but for the rest of you lunatics, she’s Amber Benson, and she was gracious enough to give us a few minutes of her time to discuss the latest film she’ll be starring in called The Nightmare Gallery – read on and enjoy. Read more on Dread Central

POP HORROR: New Film ‘The Nightmare Gallery’ Will Star ‘Buffy’ Alum Amber Benson

July 27, 2017

Amber Benson – also known as Tara from Buffy the Vampire Slayer – will be starring in the new film The Nightmare Gallery, presented by Seraph Films. The film is being co-produced by AWOL Studios. I, personally, love Amber Benson, but I may be biased because I loved her as Tara. The story for this new film revolves around Benson’s character, an anthropology professor, as she goes to investigate her star student who has gone missing. Read more on pophorror.com.

THAT MOMENT IN: Buffy The Vampire Actress To Star In Horror/Drama Feature From Seraph Films, ‘The Nightmare Gallery’

July 18, 2017

Amber Benson, known for her role as Tara in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will star in Seraph Films’ upcoming feature film, The Nightmare Gallery. The project is a co-production with AWOL Studios. The story follows Amber Benson as an anthropology professor as she investigates the sudden, suspicious disappearance of her star pupil. A mysterious collection of occult artifacts leads her on a nightmarish, Da Vinci Code-esque journey toward an unspeakable truth that will threaten her career, her marriage, and her sanity. Read more on thatmomentin.com.

ENTERTAINMENT FOCUS: Amber Benson to star in new horror The Nightmare Gallery

JULY 17, 2017

Amber Benson, best known for her role as Tara in Buffy the Vampire, will star in The Nightmare Gallery it has been announced.

A new horror movie from Seraph Films, The Nightmare Gallery is a co-production with AWOL Studios. Three-time Tony nominated actor Kevin Chamberlin (Road to Perdition, Jessie) will co-star in the movie as a psychiatrist and Mat Devine, former frontman of the rock band, Kill Hannah. Read more on entertainment-focus.com.

TOTALLY DRIVEN ENTERTAINMENT: Interview with Amber Benson of Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV show fame

JUNE 9, 2017

Since starring on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, you’ve been involved with several horror projects. Do you prefer horror film over other genres?

I love working on horror films because you get to explore thoughtful questions about society, without preaching to anyone. Horror is so layered that you can just enjoy the horror part, if that’s all you are interested in, or you can dig deeper and think about what the filmmakers are trying to say…the message tucked in underneath the blood and gore. Read more on totallydriven.tv.

KOLLYTALK: Amber Benson joins horror project The Nightmare Gallery

JUNE 9, 2017

Ardent fans of TV’s cult horror drama Buffy the Vampire Slayer will remember Amber Benson, best known for her role as Tara. Today, Seraph Films has announced that Benson will star in their upcoming feature horror film The Nightmare Gallery.

The movie tells the tale of an anthropology professor (Benson) as she investigates the sudden, suspicious disappearance of her star pupil. A mysterious collection of occult artifacts leads her on a nightmarish, Da Vinci Code-esque journey toward an unspeakable truth that will threaten her career, her marriage, and her sanity. Read more on kollytalk.com.

GEEKTYRANT: BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER's Amber Benson to Star in The Occult Thriller THE NIGHTMARE GALLERY

JUNE 9, 2017

Amber Benson, who is best known for playing Tara in Buffy The Vampire Slayer, is set to star in a new film called The Nightmare Gallery. It's a film project that seems right up her alley, as it's a thriller that deals with the occult. Read more on geektyrant.com.

POPWRAPPED: Amber Benson To Star In 'The Nightmare Gallery'

JUNE 8, 2017

I don't know about you, but when Tara died on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, my heart broke and I went on to miss Amber Benson's presence on the show with every passing episode. Well, if you're looking for more of this actress, the latest movie news should be right up your alley. Benson is going to star in The Nightmare Gallery, a feature film from Seraph Films and co-produced by AWOL Studios. Read more on popwrapped.com.

SCIFIWORLD: AMBER BENSON PROTAGONIZARÁ THE NIGHTMARE GALLERY

JUNE 7, 2017

Amber Benson, a quién muchos recordaréis por ser Tara en Buffy Cazavampiros, protagonizará The Nightmare Gallery, un proyecto de Seraph Films en co-producción con AWOL Studios que nos contará la historia de una profesora de antropología que investiga la extraña y sospechosa desaparición de su pupilo.

Su investigación la llevará hasta una misteriosa colección de artefactos ocultos e iniciará un viaje pesadillesco al estilo de El código Da Vinci para descubrir una verdad que amenazará su mente. Para mas informacion, click scifiworld.es.

COMINGSOON.NET: Buffy the Vampire Slayer star Amber Benson to star in new horror movie The Nightmare Gallery

JUNE 6, 2017

Ardent fans of TV’s cult horror drama Buffy the Vampire Slayer will remember Amber Benson, best known for her role as Tara. Today, Seraph Films has announced that Benson will star in their upcoming feature horror film, The Nightmare Gallery. The project is a co-production with AWOL Studios and tells the tale of an anthropology professor (Benson) as she investigates the sudden, suspicious disappearance of her star pupil. Read more on comingsoon.net.

FILMBOOK: THE NIGHTMARE GALLERY (2018): Amber Benson To Headline Horror Film

JUNE 6, 2017

Buffy the Vampire Slayer actress Amber Benson has joined the cast of AWOL Studios’ upcoming horror drama The Nightmare Gallery.

Although she is probably best known for her role as Tara Maclay on the aforementioned supernatural series, Benson has since appeared in a number of other programs. She has had guest roles on such shows as Cold Case, Supernatural, Private Practice, and Grey’s Anatomy and acted in the TV films Gryphon and 7 Things To Do Before I’m 30. On the film front, Benson has appeared in One-Eyed Monster, The Killing Jar, and Drones. Read more on filmbook.com.

DIGITAL SPY: Buffy the Vampire Slayer star Amber Benson is back for horror film The Nightmare Gallery

JUNE 5, 2017

Amber Benson has joined new horror film The Nightmare Gallery, and it is certainly making us all nostalgic for Tara Maclay. Her character on Buffy the Vampire Slayer was sadly killed off in the sixth season, leading to outrage from fans.

However, some may find solace in her latest role, which sees Amber play a gay anthropology professor who investigates the supernatural disappearance of one of her students. Read more on digitalspy.com.

SCIENCEFICTION.COM: Amber Benson Will Be Slaying It As Part Of The Cast For ‘The Nightmare Gallery’

JUNE 5, 2017

We’ve just learned that ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ fan-favorite Amber Benson has joined the cast of the upcoming horror drama ‘The Nightmare Gallery.’ Gene Blalock (‘Among the Shadows,”The Disappearance of Madison Bishop’) is set to direct the film with a script by Jhan Harp and Rob Stith. She’ll be joined by three-time Tony-nominated actor Kevin Chamberlin (‘Road to Perdition,”Jessie’) who is in the secondary leading role.  Read more on sciencefiction.com.

HELLNOTES: Amber Benson Has Joined ‘The Nightmare Gallery’

JUNE 5, 2017

Amber Benson, known for her role as Tara in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will star in Seraph Films’ upcoming feature film, The Nightmare Gallery. The project is a co-production with AWOL Studios. The story follows Amber Benson as an anthropology professor as she investigates the sudden, suspicious disappearance of her star pupil. A mysterious collection of occult artifacts leads her on a nightmarish, Da Vinci Code-esque journey toward an unspeakable truth that will threaten her career, her marriage, and her sanity. Three-time Tony nominated actor Kevin Chamberlin (Road to Perdition, Jessie) is attached in a co-starring role as a psychiatrist who assists in the professor’s investigation.  Read more on hellnotes.com.

SLASHFILM: ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ Actress Amber Benson to Star in ‘The Nightmare Gallery’

JUNE 2, 2017

Tara may have been ripped tragically from the world and from us Buffy the Vampire Slayer fans, but Amber Benson is still acting in projects that recall the sweet, vulnerable witch who stole Willow’s, and our, hearts.

The 40-year-old actress’ new horror drama The Nightmare Gallery, feels like a nod to her roots, with a starring role as an gay anthropology professor who investigates the mysterious, supernatural disappearance of one of her students. Maybe if Tara had lived, this would be the kind of adventures she would have.  Read more on slashfilm.com.

FLICKERING MYTH: Buffy star Amber Benson joins horror The Nightmare Gallery

JUNE 3, 2017

Amber Benson, known for her role as Tara in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will star in Seraph Films’ upcoming feature film, The Nightmare Gallery, where she will appear alongside three-time Tony nominated actor Kevin Chamberlin (Road to Perdition, Jessie). Read more on flickeringmyth.com.

DAILY DEAD: Amber Benson to Star in Seraph Films’ THE NIGHTMARE GALLERY

JUNE 3, 2017

Many horror fans know Amber Benson as Tara Maclay from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but the actress and filmmaker has been staying busy with a wide range of projects in the years following her memorable role on Joss Whedon's seminal show, including her upcoming starring role in Seraph Films' The Nightmare Gallery, a new movie from director Gene Blalock. Read more on dailydead.com.

DREAD CENTRAL: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Star Joins The Nightmare Gallery

JUNE 2, 2017

Amber Benson (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”) has signed on to lead Seraph Films’ The Nightmare Gallery where she will star alongside Kevin Chamberlain (Road to Perdition). Read more on dreadcentral.com.