Debbie Hess is a producer of independent film in Atlanta, GA. Her current project is an anthology web series called Horror Hotel which she co-produces with her son and creator, Ricky Hess, and her husband, Al Hess, the writer. The series features intriguing stories inspired by The Twilight Zone and Alfred Hitchcock. The project was a collaborative effort involving over 80 local cast and crew including area film students and film school graduates as well as industry professionals. The goal was to create a visually appealing footage coupled with great storytelling in a format that could include sci-fi, horror, mystery and suspense tales. The exciting episodes include aliens, androids, ghosts, gangsters, and psychotic killers to name a few.
Her duties as producer includes securing crew, casting, maintain media, press relations, securing releases and locations, and distribution. But you will also find her functioning as script supervisor, scoring episodes, craft services, really anything that needs to be done on set. She has an extensive background in advertising having worked in radio, television, newspaper and magazine sales for years as an account executive. She realizes the value of promotion and focuses on that for the series.
Located on a less travelled road, there's no rest for the weary guests who stumble upon the Hotel only to find themselves in the company of aliens, androids, ghosts, gangsters and even psychotic killers. There's an old motel in the dried up town of Poginsville where the strange and unusual happen. Come see this new exciting web series live on the big screen! Be apart of this special screening of the entire first season, months before it's released to the public!
What started as a screening with Get Connected is now a series on Hulu.