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  • An MVD Exclusive
  • SKU: MVD12507D
  • Format: DVD
  • UPC: 760137125075
  • Street Date: 06/13/23
  • PreBook Date: 05/09/23
  • Label: Wild Eye Releasing »
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Run Time: 90 mins
  • Number of Discs: 0
  • Audio: STEREO
  • Year of Production: 2017
  • Region Code: 0
  • Box Lot: 30
  • Territory: NORTH AMERICA
  • Language: English


Cast & Crew

  • Actors:
  •       Todd Sheets as Self
  •       Loyd Kaufman as Self
  •       Donald Farmer as Self
  •       Tim Ritter as Self
  •       Johnny Dickie as Self
  • Director: Dustin Ferguson


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Penny Pinchers: The Kings Of No-budget Horror

Explore what goes into making low budget horror movies directly from some of the most well known micro budget creators.

Penny Pinchers: The Kings Of No-budget Horror
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Explore the heart and soul that goes into making low budget horror movies directly from some of the most well known micro budget creators in the business. Featuring interviews and insights from independent genre filmmakers including Todd Sheets, Donald Farmer, Tim Ritter, Lloyd Kaufman, Phil Herman and many more. This is the low down on the low budget horror scene, the good, the bad and the ugly.


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Bonus Materials

  • Scene Selection
  • Trailers

Sales Points

  • For fans of: Eli Roth's History of Horror, Cursed Films, Horror Noir, Smoke & Mirrors: The Story of Tom Savini
  • Upgraded re-release, now on the Wild Eye label.
  • Features underground fan favorite Todd Sheets (Zombie Bloodbath, Goblin, Clownado)
  • Great insights and stories from horror business veterans - great for both aspiring filmmkaers and horror movie fans.
  • From producer/ director Dustin Ferguson (Amityville in the Hood, Space Sharks, Apex Predators)
  • Features legendary independent producer/ director Loyd Kaufman (The Toxic Avenger, Class of Nuke 'Em High)

Press Quotes

Penny Pinchers keeps a sober head about the subject while showing warmth for the Horror genre. Interesting throughout.

     —Cryptic Rock

An entertaining and insightful documentary with some astonishing stories from some of indie's favorite filmmakers.

     —Horror Society

If you're a fan of these low budget trash films, this is a lot o fun.


A decent look at the filmmakers behind some of the most notorious no budget films out there. Some really good stories here.

     —The Big Movie House


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