Sound Advice – A Low-Budget Guide to Sound & Music in Immersives

When it comes to low-budget haunting, we’ve come a long way since the much-beloved Halloween sound effects records of the ’60s and ’70s. Today, sound is essential in crafting a frightening mood or elevating an already tense atmosphere. Sound becomes a character within a show and, if done correctly, is one of the most effective […]

Science of HVRTING – A Recollection of an Extreme Psychological Experiment

This is part of Haunting’s Recollection series – it is a complete account of HVRTING‘s show, The Science of HVRTING. It contains full spoilers and is intended for readers who have attended or could not attend the show, or are curious about this creator’s work. You can read our non-spoiler review here. Please also note: […]

A Christmas Treat that Bites Back: A Recollection of HVRTING’s How to Summon Santa

Disclaimer: the following is a spoiler-rich recap of HVRTING’s How to Summon Santa event from December 2018. Please also note in the interest of full disclosure: HVRTING is an extreme haunt offshoot of this website (Haunting.net), and the two entities share multiple staff members, including the writer of this review, on occasion. The writer attended […]

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 [...]

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 [...]