STAFF

Ryan Scott Weber- co-creator

Ryan Sscreen-shot-2017-01-14-at-11-38-41-pmcott Weber is an American independent filmmaker. He is known for his feature films and for playing drums in the New Jersey-based pop punk band Crash Romeo. He is  the co-creator of New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival in Edison, New Jersey. He came up with the idea of the Con and festival mix after attending many  for his films. His films include Mary Horror (2011), Sheriff Tom Vs. The Zombies(2012), Witches Blood(2014) and his current film “Pretty Fine Things”. In 2013 Weber also wrote, produced and directed a TV series called Zombies Incorporated. It is now in its 3rd season. His short films are “The Legend of Zeke”(2013) and “Ghouls Night Out”(2016). With Crash Romeo he made two albums as the drummer “Minutes to Miles” and “Gave me the Clap”. Ryan is excited to build up the Horror scene even more in New Jersey with his creation of The New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival. Bringing filmmakers and Celebrities together in an awesome 3 day event held twice a year.

Contact info:

Email: ryanscottweber@gmail.com

www.facebook.com/ryanscottweber

 

 

Rob Bruce- co-creator

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Rob Bruce is known as “The Popculturist” and from AMC’s hit show “Comic Book Men” on-air expert as well a consulting Producer for the show. He also co-created the “Asbury Park Comic Con” and “New York Comic Fest” and with more than 30 years of experience in conventions is now one of the co-creators of New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival. Rob is excited to build up the scene even more in New Jersey with his creation of The New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival. Bringing filmmakers and Celebrities together in an awesome 3 day event held twice a year.

Contact info:

Robert@Popculturizm.com
www.popculturizm.com

 

 

 

 

 

Mellisa OCDC Franco – Vendor Coordinator

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Melissa “OCDC” Franco is the Vendor Coordinator for the NJ Horror Con & Film Festival. An experienced manager in coordinating vendor and craft fairs, she has lent her considerable talents to other horror, toy, and comic conventions. A life-long supporter of small businesses and local vendors, she is also the behind-the-scenes middle woman at Roxy & Dukes Roadhouse in Dunellen, NJ, coordinating everything from music shows to fundraisers. Melissa also works in front of the cameras, and has performed in two of Ryan Scott Webber’s films: “Sheriff Tom vs. The Zombies” (2013) as ‘Carrie the Zombie Roller Girl’ and as one of the ravenous Undead in “Witches’ Blood” (2014). While no longer playing roller derby competitively, she still rolls with her team!

Contact info:

facebook.com/ocdc1980s

MissyOCDC1980s@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

Alyssa Accardo Guest Coordinator 

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Alyssa Accardo is a NYC based actress, artist and entrepreneur. She always had a knack for creativity and working with people. At a very young age Alyssa realized that she wanted to be an actress when she grew up and she never stopped believing. She has appeared in numerous short and indie feature films. Her biggest achievement was her first lead role in the independent feature film, The Killer in the House. She has a huge interest in drama, specifically horror. Which is why she graciously accepted to be on board with the New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival team. She is very excited to learn more about the genre and the history behind it. When Alyssa isn’t being chased by killers or turning into zombies, she paints and designs set’s for Broadway and off Broadway productions. As well as set dressing for tv and film. She also enjoys pizza and hanging out with her friends and family.
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Lauren Buzzelli-Volunteer Coordinator
Lauren Buzzelli is the Volunteer Coordinator for the NJ Horror Con & Film Festival. Bio coming soon.
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Contact info: Lauren.buzzelli@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tony Goggles  Film Festival Director

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Tony Goggles is an American independent filmmaker. He is known for his feature films and for playing drums in the New Jersey-based band Honah Lee.  His films include: Teenage Bloodsucking  Bimbos, Scumbag Night, Sodomaniac, Jonah Lee: Music to Look At, The Bench: Chapter One – Abraham and Kennedy, Mime and Punishment, Spunky’s Singing Winky, The Velvet Elvis. Tony is excited to build up the Horror scene even more in New Jersey with his direction of The New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival. Bringing filmmakers and celebrities together in an awesome 3 day event held twice a year.