Eric Red is a Los Angeles based motion picture screenwriter, director and author. His original scripts include The Hitcher for Tri Star, Near Dark for DeLaurentiis Entertainment Group, Blue Steel for MGM and the western The Last Outlaw for HBO. He directed and wrote the crime film Cohen and Tate for Hemdale, Body Parts for Paramount, Undertow for Showtime, Bad Moon for Warner Bros. and the ghost story 100 Feet for Grand Illusions Entertainment.
He is currently writing and directing the film version of New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Maberry’s bestselling zombie novel, Dead Of Night.
Eric’s first novel, a dark coming-of-age tale about teenagers called Don’t Stand So Close, was published in 2012. His second novel, a werewolf western called The Guns Of Santa Sangre, was published in November by Samhain Publishing. His third book, a science fiction monster novel called It Waits Below, is coming out through Samhain in summer 2014.
Eric’s recent published horror and suspense short stories include the western horror tale The Buzzard in Weird Tales magazine, Little Nasties in Shroud magazine, In the Mix in Dark Delicacies III: Haunted anthology, Past Due in Mulholland Books’ Popcorn Fiction, Do Not Disturb in Dark Discoveries Magazine, and Colorblind in Cemetery Dance magazine.
He created and wrote the sci-fi/horror comic series and graphic novel Containment for IDW Publishing and the horror western comic series Wild Work just published summer by Antarctic Press.
His website is www.ericred.com .