THE FEAR FOOTAGE (2018) Reviews and overview

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The Fear Footage is a 2018 American found footage anthology horror feature film written and directed by Ricky Umberger.


On April 19th, 2016, Deputy Leo Cole of the Darkbluff, Maryland Sheriff’s Department vanished after being dispatched to 11628 Hangmanor Rd. The next morning, his body camera was found…


“Director Ricky Umberger proves the power of ingenuity and effort by making this entire project on an iPhone for $300. The Fear Footage is an intensely scary anthology horror feature that produces three fantastic short films corralled into a cohesive movie that will have you jumping out of your seat.” Bro Knows Movies

” … this is the kind of film you look for, something unique, memorable and actually scary. The Fear Footage clearly didn’t have a big budget to work with but proves that you don’t need a huge budget to make a great horror movie.” Fitz of Horror

“Despite some questionable acting and a few moments where you quite quite figure out why a certain character has made a certain decision, The Fear Footage is designed to be a rollercoaster of scares and it does it very well!” Hi-Def Ninja

“While the collection of stories are not revolutionary in terms of storytelling, they are slickly produced and have a strong sense of foreboding dread that seeps through almost every frame of the film, amplified by a clever use of sound.” Horror Fan Films

“Running a little over an hour The Fear Footage is exactly what a horror film should be. Lean, fast-paced with effective visuals and excellent use of sound. The one complaint I have is some of the POV shots look grafted in from an early first-person shooter type game.” Voices from the Balcony

“The entire movie is good, but the final third is absolutely amazing – it’s truly twisted and is 100% terrifying. I don’t get to say very often, if ever, that a horror movie – especially a no-budget flick – is scary, but damn, does this manage to make the hair on your arms stand up.” We Love Horror Movies

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Technical details:

  • 71 minutes
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9 widescreen

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