Watch the First 12 Minutes of SLASHENING 2: THE FINAL BEGINNING and Support It!

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The Story:

Five years after “The Slashening,” 22-year-old Madison Santangeli (played by Addie Weyrich) moves to Brooklyn to start a new life in the wake of her father’s suicide. But a series of murders committed by a familiar masked killer starts happening around her. Is it coincidence or is someone sending a message?


BRANDON BASSHAM [DIRECTOR/WRITER] wrote and directed the feature films “Fear Town, USA” and “The Slashening” as well as contributing a segment to the exploitation anthology “Grindsploitation” and is the mastermind behind “Slashening 2: The Final Beginning.” He has made internet videos such as “BP Spills Coffee,” “Eugene Hitler” and more. He teaches sketch writing at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City.

MERRITT EVELYN CHRISTENSEN [SPECIAL FX/PRODUCER] is a jack-of-all-trades who really gets off covering actors in blood and then ordering them lunch. She’s a freelance costume designer/makeup and special FX artist/set designer-turned-producer… who (like pretty much everyone else on the roster) studied at UCB. Check her out at: MakeupByMerritt

ERIN RYAN [DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY] Erin is beyond thrilled to join another Annum Films feature after contributing to Fear Town, USA and The Slashening. She’s worked on titles such as “Across the Tracks” (Best Diaspora Short – African Movie Academy Award), Live from New York!, and Finding Her. But above narrative shorts, documentaries, and dramas- Erin loves working where comedy meets horror. “Brandon exploits the boundaries between highly stylized lighting and comedic framing. It’s any cinematographer’s dream.”

GEOFF GARLOCK [COMPOSER] was the former bass player in Orchid, Panthers and The Year Is One. He currently plays in Ritual Mess and LowEstate as well as composing solo synth recordings, featured here. Geoff is also a comedian and sketch teacher. Most importantly, he did the scores for Fear Town, USA and The Slashening.

KHALED SAYED [PRODUCER] is a comic/sketch writer based out of the UCB theater in New York City. He was an Executive Producer on “The Slashening” and is super pumped to be back for the sequel.


ADDIE WEYRICH is a Philly raised, New York based actress, writer and comedian. She has studied at UCB, the Magnet, and Reckless Theater where she performs weekly on house teams Deathwish and Action. She’s a contributor for Funny or Die and has appeared on Buzzfeed, Lifetime, and other various videos and commercials that make estranged friends from high school reach out to tell her that she’s cool. You can keep up with her on Twitter at @spagaddie_sauce or check her out at! (She also has a black belt in karate.)

RASHEDA CROCKETT is a comedy writer, performer and actress based in New York City. Her work has been featured at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, The People’s Improv Theatre, and all over the comedy scene in New York City. Her interactive video Neggers was spotlighted by Styelite. Her credits include an appearance in the 2015 feature film Seasons of Love, directed by Princess Monique, plus her own series that she co-wrote, stars in and produced.

MADONNA REFUGIA is a writer and comedian who performs musical comedy as a variety of characters. She can be seen on WFMU’s Prove it All Night!, and on The Special Without Brett Davis on MNN. She has written for Elite Daily, Above Average, and for the satirical women’s magazine, Reductress.

PATRICK FOY is a comedy writer and performer living in New York. He has studied comedy writing and improv at Upright Citizens Brigade and Philly Improv Theater. His writing has been featured in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency and HumorPress, and he was a headline contributor for StarWipe. As an actor, he has appeared in the independent movies Fear Town, USA and The Slashening and the web series Low Budget Sketch Show. As a founding member of the defunct indie sketch group Camp Woods, he performed in comedy festivals in Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Chapel Hill.

JEAN LOUISE O’SULLIVAN is an actress, writer, and producer from West Chester, Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of The University of the Arts in Philadelphia and The National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. Dubbed a Scream Queen for appearing in numerous independent horror films, she’s become equally well know for sketch comedy. In addition to her work as an actress Jean Louise is a supporter of children’s arts organizations, and has taught fine arts through West Chester Recreation Summer Camps, theater arts at The Walnut Street Theater Summer Program, and volunteered for the Young Playwrights Festival at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. She lives in New York City.

JAIME LUTZ is a writer and comedian who improvises on the former Upright Citizens Brigade theater house team Blush. She also co-wrote and starred in “The Bride of Murdery Heights,” a spooky Masterpiece Theater parody that ran for six months at UCB and is currently being adapted into a web series. Additionally, she is the cohost of “Dead Meet,” a comedy podcast, and is a regular joke contributor to Funny or Die. Her sense of humor has been described as “macabre.” You can find more about her at .

MARCUS BISHOP-WRIGHT is a veteran of the NYC comedy scene. A graduate of Performing Arts High School, he’s performed on the stages of Chicago City Limits, the Magnet Theater, the People’s Improv Theater, and the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theatre; where he was a member of several house teams. Marcus has also appeared on Chappelle’s Show, Late Night With Conan O’Brien, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and the feature film Fear Town USA.

Written by Blacktooth

(Staff Writer) Lover of all things horror and metal. Also likes boobs and booze.