Smash Cut is the new film from director Lee Demarbre (The Dead Sleep Easy, Jesus Christ, Vampire Hunter) and Ottawa independent production company Zed Filmworks.

Inspired by the career and filmography of horror-film pioneer Herschell Gordon Lewis, Smash Cut is a gore-splattered satire of the blood sport known as filmmaking.

It’s the story of Able Whitman (David Hess), a horror-film director whose movies are panned by critics and audiences alike – until he starts killing people and using their body parts as props in his new flick. As Whitman’s mind unspools and the bodies pile up, only intrepid reporter April Carson (Sasha Grey) and celebrated private detective Isaac Beaumonde (Jesse Buck) stand between the demonic director and his unquenchable thirst for butchery at 24 frames per second!