The official website of Actor & Digital Filmmaker Jeff Kirkendall
This page contains links to media articles and press my collaborators and I have received over the years. Many of these are saved (archived) reviews, and I have noted the file format next to each of them.
Capital News 9 - Interview (.wmv) - Filmmaker Joe Bagnardi and I discuss the feature THE EDGE OF REALITY with reporter Bridget Blythe. Click the link above to watch the video. The story was broadcast on Albany, NY news channel Capital News 9 on January 8th, 2004.
I also appeared as a guest on three Upstate New York area television shows to promote my previous movies:
The Subject Matters (episode) - This half-hour interview show was hosted by College of Saint Rose Communications professor Gary McLouth and aired on WYPX TV55 (PAX) in the Upstate New York Capital Region viewing area. During my appearance on the program I discussed many different facets of independent filmmaking, and showed clips from THE TEMPTRESS and THE EDGE OF REALITY. My episode first aired on August 6th, 2005.
Culture TV (episode) - This was a show produced by The College of Saint Rose Media Education Department in conjuction with Time Warner Cable. It aired on cable access channel 16 in the Albany, N.Y. viewing area. Upstate New York independent filmmakers Bruce G. Hallenbeck, Joe Bagnardi, Timothy Jay Hatch and I were on the show to discuss our movies and independent filmmaking, and to show clips from some of the films.
Area Filmmakers Showcase: An Inside Look - I also co-wrote and produced this program in conjunction with SACC TV 16 in Schenectady, N.Y. The show aired on that station. I was a guest along with several other independent filmmakers and actors from the Upstate New York Area.
Below are some photos from Sci-Fi Ninja Theater, Area Filmmakers Showcase and Culture TV. Click the thumbnails to see the full-sized photos.
Feature story about me in The College of Saint Rose Chronicle newspaper. The anthology feature THE EDGE OF REALITY and the November, 2007 Night of B-Movie Indies show at The Madison Theater in Albany are also discussed. (Albany, NY Newspaper - October 31st, 2007)
Feature story about independent filmmakers Bruce G. Hallenbeck, Joe Bagnardi and I. It talks about our projects and also discusses the popularity of the horror genre and the growing indie horror film scene. (Albany, NY Newspaper - October 26th, 2007)
I was quoted a couple times in this Halloween article about horror films and why they scare people.
(Glens Falls, NY Newspaper - October 30th, 2005)
Article about the 2005 Dead of Winter Free Film Festival
(Albany, NY Newspaper - February 3rd, 2005)
Article about the 2005 Dead of Winter Free Film Festival
(Albany, NY Newspaper - January 21st, 2005)
Article about the 2003 Shocktoberfest Film Festival
(Hudson Valley Community College student newspaper, Troy, NY - October 23rd, 2003)
This profile piece talks about my vampire feature THE TEMPTRESS and several other projects.
(Loudonville, NY newspaper - March 19th, 2003)
Article about the Upstate New York area premiere of THE TEMPTRESS.
(Saratoga, NY newspaper - January 28th, 2003)
I was one of several independent filmmakers featured in this piece.
(Albany, NY newspaper - December 27th, 2002)
Article about the Upstate New York area premiere of THE EDGE OF REALITY, which appeared in the Arts & Letters section of The Saratogian.
(Saratoga, NY newspaper - September 18th, 2003)
This article talks about the movie trailer for the THE EDGE OF REALITY.
(Albany, NY newspaper - June 22nd, 2003)
Other Print Media
An article I wrote for the Spring 2009 issue of the Sage Colleges alumni magazine Crossroads
Very Scary Productions was featured in Issue #2 of The Scream, which was an independent horror fanzine from the UK. Click above to see a photo of the cover. (Issue #2 was the Summer 2004 issue)
I was interviewed by host Armand Rosamilia in December, 2014 for this podcast devoted to horror authors, publishers, editors, artists, filmmakers, narrators, and anyone else in the arts and entertainment fields.
Here is an interview I did for Horror Chat with Eric Morse on Blog Talk Radio in 2013. I talk about movies and independent filmmaking.
Here is an interview I did for The College of Saint Rose internet radio program PresentTense in 2006.
In February 2004 I was a guest on the internet radio show B+ Moviemaking, hosted by filmmaker Les Sekely. I spoke about my vampire feature THE TEMPTRESS and several of my short horror films. The show ran on the Adrenaline Radio website.
I also did a radio promotion for The 1999 Area Filmmakers Fantastic Film Festival. The show aired on AM station WROW in Upstate New York. In addition, I was an organizer of that movie festival as well.
This review was posted on February 2nd, 2003 (site no longer online)
(This is a saved HTML version of the original web page).
A 2003 interview I did for the horror site Buried.com
To view photos from some of the film festivals and screenings mentioned in articles on this page, visit the Out & About page.
A 2017 interview I did for the film site indieActivity.com where I mostly talk about acting
A 2013 interview with filmmaker Mark Polonia and I for the MOVEORAMA Blog
A 2013 interview I did for the Swedish horror film site Monsterdiggare.net (site no longer online)
A 2012 interview I did for the Freakin' Awesome Network
A 2012 interview I did for the Mangled Matters blog.
A 2010 interview I did for the Swedish horror film site Monsterdiggare.net (site no longer online)
An interview I did for indie movie studio Last Doorway Productions
This is an interview I did in 2008 for the website takingoverhollywood.com (site no longer online)
This review was posted on May 18th, 2004 *
This review was posted on March 16th, 2004 *
* Please note: These two reviews (which are no longer online) are printouts from the Unspeakable Magazine website scanned in PDF format.
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Sci-Fi Ninja Theater (episode) - Hosted by the one and only Vinnie Vlado, this show airs on Queens public television (QPTV), and features beautiful women, anime, movie news and reviews, fan and celebrity interviews, and lots of convention coverage. I was interviewed in New Jersey at the Chiller Theatre convention for the April 2010 episode.
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