DIGGUM Finalist In NYC Horror Film Festival

Diggum finalist in the NYC Horror Film Festival

Isaac’s screenplay adaptation of his short tale of dark horror DIGGUM is a finalist in the short screenplay category of the New York City Horror Film Festival. This year’s festival takes place Oct. 26-29, 2017, at Cinepolis Chelsea at 260 W. 23rd Street.

“I’m humbled and honored that the festival has chosen to consider DIGGUM among the other nominees for short screenplay,” Isaac says. “I thrilled!”

More About NYC Horror Film Festival

In addition to the awards and film screenings, this year’s NYC Horror Film Festival will honor actor Brad Dourif with a lifetime achievement award. More information about this year’s festival can be found at the festival info page.


DIGGUM is a story about a cemetery caretaker who wants revenge on God for the mistreatment of his wife and child in the afterlife. Isaac originally released the story as an ebook, then an audiobook and play. At the end of 2016, he adapted the story into a screenplay format.

The screenplay version of DIGGUM has been recognized by several film festivals throughout 2017, including the 2017 Chemical Film Festival, where it won an award for Best Violence. In addition to the NYC Horror Film Festival, DIGGUM has been recognized in all of the following:

  • 2017 13Horror.com Film Festival
  • 2017 iHorror Awards
  • 2017 Crimson Screen Horror Film Festival
  • 2017 Horror in the Hills

The original short story version of DIGGUM is included in Isaac’s new collection of short tales of dark horror, ROAD KILLS, which is available at ebook and paperback retailers everywhere October 1, 2017.

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Isaac Thorne

Isaac Thorne is a nice man who just wants to provide you with a few fun frights.

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