What’s in a Name – How Immersive Theater & Horror Companies Were Named

Names are powerful.  They are our doorway to a company. They are a handshake, a first impression. They connect us to their brand, informing us of what we should expect. They have the power to build a long-lasting relationship or turn away a potential customer. But often times more important than the name itself is [...]

Brutality Horror Simulation & Heretic Present VIVISEKTION

Brutality Horror Simulation, based in Basel, Switzerland, and LA underground horror veterans Heretic Haunted House join forces again to unleash The Invitation: VIVISEKTION. A handful of guests were invited to an exquisite dinner that quickly went off the rails, landing them in a seven-hour-long psychotropic nightmare.      Swiss Hospitality I remember train tracks and […]

Los Angeles Halloween Season 2018 Haunt Guide

Los Angeles' Haunt community is growing larger every year. We have become known as one of the world's best Halloween destinations due to the impressive array of events popping up left and right.  To help you make the most out of your haunt season, we have put together a Halloween Haunt Guide. Below you will [...]

ScareLA 2018 – Suspense to Screams – Unique Voices in Immersive Horror Panel Video

Below is the full panel, Suspense to Screams - Four Unique Voices in Immersive Horror, presented at ScareLA in 2018. Special thanks to Kevin Hsu for filming the panel, and Jon Kobryn for editing it.   From Rogue Artists Ensemble's folklore-based hyper-theater to Heretic's visceral brutality to Alone's surreal and abstract beauty to Santu Production's [...]

Extreme Haunt Roundtable – Aggression, Actors, and Aftercare – Heretic, Victim Experience, Miasma, Faceless Ventures

In immersive horror, fear is key. But placing your guests in a state of simulated chaos without ever placing them in actual danger requires a safety-oriented team. In doing so, they must ensure that the environments, scenes, and content are safe and that both actors and creators have prepared for as many circumstances as possible. […]