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Musician / producer / composer Rocky Gray has joined the STOPLIGHT team to create the music score for the film. Gray is the guitarist of Living Sacrifice and Even Devils Die, the drummer of We Are The Fallen, and he is the former drummer of Grammy Award winning, multi-platinum goth rockers Evanescence.

When not writing and recording with his own bands, he produces and mixes bands from all over the world. To create the music for STOPLIGHT, Rocky Gray is pairing up with Gus Stevenson, who composed the music score for RATLINE.

STOPLIGHT is about a woman desperate to distance herself from the violence and darkness in her life. She believes she’s finally breaking free when she joins a total stranger on a cross-country road trip. But her demons are also on the road – and they’re catching up to her.

STOPLIGHTEric Stanze is interviewed by Mike Haberfelner for (re)Search My Trash.  Stanze talks STOPLIGHT casting, visual style, and the writing process.


Shock Till You DropShock Till You Drop posted their “10 Best Horror Remakes Of The Last 10 Years” list, and included WE ARE WHAT WE ARE, for which Eric Stanze directed 2nd Unit.

Films joining WE ARE WHAT WE ARE on the list include DAWN OF THE DEAD (2004), THE HILLS HAVE EYES (2006), THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT (2009), and MANIAC (2012).

Descend into this exclusive Eric Stanze interview by Christopher Maynard for  Stanze tells tales of growing up in Pittsburgh, his early inspirations, and his recent work as 2nd Unit director on STAKE LAND and WE ARE WHAT WE ARE.  The interview also exposes more of the darkness to come in STOPLIGHT!


Jason Christ

Jason Christ will play a starring role in Eric Stanze’s STOPLIGHT. Christ emerged on the indie cinema scene playing a supporting role in Eric Stanze’s trail-blazing film ICE FROM THE SUN. Christ’s subsequent appearances on screen spanned small cameos to leading roles in numerous indie films.

He played a supporting role in Stanze’s award-winning and critically-acclaimed DEADWOOD PARK.

Most recently, Jason Christ starred in RATLINE, which has received a landslide of glowing reviews from around the globe.

Christ is the director of the short films VISION, BLURRED, VICTIM, and THE QUIET PLACE. His short film CURVEBALL: PILE OF JUNK earned multiple awards, including the prestigious Cine Eagle award.

Christ wrote and directed the feature film SAVAGE HARVEST 2: OCTOBER BLOOD.

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