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WINNER OF AUDIENCE AWARD FOR BEST NEW ENGLAND FEATURE AT 2022 SENE FILM FESTIVAL
WINNER OF 4 AWARDS AT MACABRE FAIRE FILM FESTIVAL
Our team is ecstatic with the news that Higher Methods was honored with so many nominations at this years Macabre Faire Film Festival. Director/Producer, Nathan Suher traveled to Lebanon, Tennessee to represent the team over the four day festival. On Saturday, October 2nd Higher Methods screened at the iconic Capitol Theater in downtown Lebanon. The following day was the awards ceremony where we received FOUR awards. BEST SCREENWRITING, BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR, BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS, and BEST FEATURE FILM!
- Best Feature Film - WINNER
- Best Director - Nathan Suher - nominated
- Best Screenplay - Lenny Schwartz - WINNER
- Best Editing - Eileen Slavin - nominated
- Best Costume Design - Lily Spencer - nominated
- Best Actor - Michael Christoforo - nominated
- Best Actress - Abigail Jean Lucas - nominated
- Best Supporting Actor - Aaron Andrade - WINNER
- Best Supporting Actress - Jamie Lynn Bagley - WINNER
Higher Methods is a psychological horror/mystery about fame, and the price one pays to achieve it. Matthew is an actor whose sister goes missing years prior. His search for her leads to fanatical theatre group, whose leader employs horrifying methods in sharing the art of performance. What follows for Matt is a descent down the rabbit hole until he cannot determine what is real and what is fiction.
The Official Trailer for Higher Methods
Meet the Cast
'Moments From The Set' is a series of videos taken from a combination of behind the scenes videos and live streams. They all offer some entertaining or thought provoking insight into what it was like to work on the set of Higher Methods.
Meet John Edward Marcus
Get to know the cast & Crew of Higher Methods
The Higher Methods crew is led by Producer/Director, Nathan Suher and an ensemble of experienced and talented individuals in every department.
Nathan Suher, Producer/Director
Nathan Suher found his passion in filmmaking as a teenager, when he produced “Deady Education”, an award-winning short documentary based on a local news story. After graduating from Boston University’s College of Communications, Nathan pursued his passion in Los Angeles, gaining valuable knowledge on productions for NBC (Fear Factor), ABC (The Bachelorette), MTV (Tail-Daters), and A&E (The Incurrable Collector). Nathan took his knowledge back to the East Coast, where he launched two production companies, Reels Media and IM Filmworks. As the president of Reels Media Nathan has produced and directed over 40 productions for companies such as Habitat for Humanity, The YMCA, and Nordstrom Rack. Nathan continues to grow his other production company, IM Filmworks which specializes in narrative filmmaking projects. Since 2008, Nathan has produced 12 films, each one with increasingly larger budgets.
Nathan’s expertise in all areas of film/video production has earned him several awards, including the 2014 Best Regional Film award at the SENE Film, Music & Art Festival, the 2012 Wootube Video of the Year for American Dreamers’ “Precious Time”, and for his PSA for The Education Exchange, “Across the Finish Line”, which won the Grand Prize as well as Best Writing, Best Editing, Best Cinematography, and Best Voiceover for the 7DAYPSA in 2011.
Nathan’s recent productions include 2013’s homage to the early silent era of filmmaking, Right There. 2015’s Holiday Horror/Comedy and festival favorite at last year’s Rock & Shock Film Festival, Scary Little F*ckers (A Christmas Movie), and 2015’s Psychological horror/drama, Next/Door. Nathan is currently in preproduction of his first feature film, Higher Methods, a psychological horror/mystery which will be filmed this summer.
Ken Willinger, Director of photography
"I have been lucky to have had many years of experience filming projects around the globe in various settings including documentary, corporate, commercial and narrative. With that experience I have honed my skills to work efficiently and smartly and have won several national cinematography awards. I love lighting, composition and movement and get great satisfaction when my collaborations with directors turn out exactly as they envisioned it. I am a member of the S.O.C.".
Chris Esper, 1st AD/Co-Producer
Chris Esper is an award winning filmmaker/videographer based out of Attleboro, MA. For the past 5 years, Chris has directed a number of successful short films, web series and corporate videos, some of which have gone on to be screened at film festivals and won several awards. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Digital Recording Arts from New England Institute of Technology and continues to work in developing his skills.