Saturday, September 26, 2009

Things to avoid while filming

Teen's amateur horror shoot turns into personal snuff film

20 May, 02:09 PM

A 16 year-old teenager has accidentally hanged himself shooting an amateur horror film in the Russian city of Kondopoga, Northwest of Russia, Russian website reports.

The teenager, who has not been named, was rehearsing one of the scenes of his horror film in his apartment on May 16. According to his scrip, the main character had to hang himself because of unrequited love. He put his neck in the noose and then unfortunately fell from the chair he was standing on.

The police discovered his body after two days. According to the medical experts, the cause of boy’s death was asphyxia. There were no other injures on his body.

No criminal case has been opened regarding the death. The investigators believe that it was suicide.

The boy’s friends said that he had been shooting his horror film for three weeks and that he wanted to post it on the Internet.


Anonymous said...

That's crazy. Common sense should have told that kid it was a bad idea yet somehow I've seen people with similar stupid ideas in the industry. I want to feel bad for the kid but I just don't. Does that make me a bad person?

Hugo Fuchs said...

No, don't feel bad. I feel for the family, but not for the kid.