Welcome to Severin

The Severin catalogue includes projects by iconic filmmakers Alejandro Jodorowsky, Roman Polanski, Paul Morrissey, Mike Leigh, Just Jaeckin, Dario Argento, Dennis Hopper, Joko Anwar, Patrice Leconte, Walerian Borowczyk, Lucio Fulci, Sergio Martino, Alex de la Iglesia, Joe D’Amato and UK comedy legends The Comic Strip; classics of Blaxploitation, Ozploitation and Nunsploitation; landmark American indies; groundbreaking horror from Spain, Turkey, France, Germany, Philippines, Canada, New Zealand, Poland, Indonesia and the Soviet Union, and the industry’s most formidable collection of Italian gialli, cannibal, zombie, erotic thrillers and ‘80s action hits. Along the way, Severin has elevated the oeuvres of such fringe auteurs as Andy Milligan, Al Adamson, Bruno Mattei, Frederick Friedel, Claudio Fragrasso, Umberto Lenzi and Goya-Award winner – and Severin patron saint – Jess Franco.

Severin’s library includes Jodorowsky’s masterpiece SANTA SANGRE; Peter Medak’s startling ghost story THE CHANGELING starring George C. Scott; Paul Morrissey’s classic BLOOD FOR DRACULA starring Udo Kier; William Girdler’s 1970s ‘nature run amok’ hits GRIZZLY and DAY OF THE ANIMALS; Penelope Spheeris’ serial killer shocker THE BOYS NEXT DOOR starring Maxwell Caulfield and Charlie Sheen; Dennis Hopper’s devastating drama OUT OF THE BLUE; Enzo Castellari’s original INGLORIOUS BASTARDS with Bonus Materials featuring Quentin Tarantino; Just Jaeckin’s uncut erotic adventure GWENDOLINE; the epic prequel ZULU DAWN starring Peter O’Toole, Burt Lancaster and Bob Hoskins; Alejandro the Richard Burton/Richard Harris/Roger Moore mercenary saga THE WILD GEESE; midnight movie sensation BIRDEMIC; legendary ‘60s Russian horror fable VIY; the acclaimed BBC nuclear war thriller THREADS, Buddy Giovinazzo’s ‘80s indie bombshell COMBAT SHOCK; the 9-disc & book collection THE EUROCRYPT OF CHRISTOPHER LEE; and the restored Director’s Cut of Alex de la Iglesia’s PERDITA DURANGO starring Javier Bardem, Rosie Perez and James Gandolfini.

Severin has produced feature films that include PLAGUE TOWN and THE THEATRE BIZARRE, as well as the award winning documentaries BLOOD & FLESH: THE REAL LIFE & GHASTLY DEATH OF AL ADAMSON, LOST SOUL: THE DOOMED JOURNEY OF RICHARD STANLEY’S ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU and Kier-La Janisse’s definitive exploration of folk horror WOODLANDS DARK AND DAYS BEWITCHED.

Severin’s webstore, YouTube Channel – which features rare trailers, exclusive release promos & The Severin Cellar – and its annual Super-Shock Pop-Up Film Festival all remain popular genre fan destinations. Their subsidiary label Intervision is dedicated to eclectic ‘80s softcore favorites, shot-on-video oddities and regional rarities. And in 2019, the company launched the children’s label Severin Kids to release such generation-scarring classics as THE PEANUT BUTTER SOLUTION and WHEN THE WIND BLOWS.

Severin also produces international projects for companies that include Second Sight UK, Kino Lorber, Shout! Factory, Umbrella Australia, Arrow Video, The British Film Institute and The Criterion Collection.
Learn more about their production services here.

The Severin Crew

David Gregory – Co-Founder | President
Carl Daft – Co-Founder | Secretary
Amy Vorhees Searles – Production Coordinator
Andrew Furtado – Post Production Supervisor
Josh Johnson – Public Relations | Social Media
Jason Duron – Director of E-Commerce and Merchandising
Amanda Duron – E-Commerce | Technical Consultant
Zach Carter – Featurette Editor | QC
Kier-La Janisse – Featurette Producer | Editor
Amanda Grace – Office Manager
Jamie Lockhart – Editor
Gary Hertz – Creative | Marketing