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The long awaited blu ray of Deathrow Gameshow has finally arrived. After 30 years, there finally is a copy of this movie that you can actually appreciate. The image has been meticulously transferred and it even comes with the 2015 remastered version that we created to ‘fix’ all the problems that the original version had.  [ Read More ]

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The 12 Days of Trumpmas

December 18, 2016

As we bid a fond farewell to democracy as we remember it, we end 2016 with a new Trump video.  Written and directed by Mark Pirro, Performed by Anne DeVenzio.  

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Azize Erim in Pirromount's Celluloid Soul

Creating a car accident scene is never easy, especially creating that car accident without spending any money, destroying or even scratching a car.  We recently took on that challenge as we arrived at the final shooting day of principal photography for our upcoming movie, Celluloid Soul.  For convenience, we decided to use my car, a 2011 red  [ Read More ]

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Getting Aerial shot for Pirromount's film Celluloid Soul

We’re taking to the air for our new film, Celluloid Soul.  Drone pilot Ace Cruz worked with second unit director Craig Bassuk and director of photography Bruce Heinsius to work on a car accident scene that we are creating for our 2017 feature.  The drone will allow us to get some grand aerial shots for  [ Read More ]

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Our New Trump Video

October 21, 2016
Judy Tenuta and Mark Pirro in "World Accordion to Judy" video

Comedian Judy Tenuta stars with Mark Pirro in our latest Trump parody video.  In this one, The Donald’s wife, Malaria, stands by her orange hubby as she attempts to clear up and explain away all the nasty things her husband has said and done over the past few weeks.  This is the latest in our  [ Read More ]

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  So far, we’ve shot 27 days on our upcoming feature film “Celluloid Soul,” and just have about two or three more days left.  Since we shoot sporadically, those two or three days still might take a month or two.  However, we’ve been editing the movie as we shoot, so the movie is in a  [ Read More ]

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Pirromount's Celluloid Soul shooting at Nvisionate Studios

As we get close to finishing principal photography on our feature, “Celluloid Soul,” we have uncovered a great discovery: a filming stage in Burbank that has numerous sets, and has a rate that is well within the range of the ultra low budget filmmaker. We needed a hospital set for one of the pivotal scenes  [ Read More ]

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Forrest Trump

August 7, 2016
Mark Pirro and Anne DeVenzio inforrest trump

Even a slow witted simpleton can grow up to be a candidate for president of the United States. She the Pirromount Players do their rendition of Forrest Trump. The short sketch was written and directed by Mark Pirro. Starring Pirro and Pirromount actress Anne DeVenzio. Enjoy.

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Celluloid Soul Teaser

July 31, 2016

Here is the teaser for our 2017 fantasy film, Celluloid Soul, starring Dennis Kinard, Lauren Baldwin, Azize Erim, Bill Devlin and Judy Tenuta.  The story is about a man obsessed with an actress from the 1930s who one day shows up on his doorstep…looking exactly like she did in the movies, right down to the  [ Read More ]

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Mohahappy Returns

July 15, 2016

Mohahappy angrily has to keep returning from retirement to constantly lecture all the misguided humans. Today he returns to speak directly to the terrorists. After all the recent terror attacks, Mohahappy has had enough of it. He is here now to speak on behalf of Allah himself (pizza be upon him). Just another in a  [ Read More ]

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Mark Pirro as Donald Trump

Ok, we’re having way too much fun with this election year.  Here is another one of our contributions to the Donald Trump phenomenon.  I think we’re done now.  It’s time to get back to the business of making movies, but it was a nice little break.

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We don’t usually get political, that’s not really what we’re all about here, but after posting a couple political comedy videos online, some witless troll had gotten into a battle of insults with my youtube webmaster, which inspired us to make another one.  We all know that after November, Donald Trump will be nothing but a footnote to  [ Read More ]

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TRUMP COMES CLEAN

June 25, 2016
Forrest Trump

This is a bizarre year for presidential elections and Donald Trump has turned it into an absolute train wreck. Check out our campaign video for 2016. Donald Trump really being honest for the first time.

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Pirromount actress Stef Dawson in TV series

The multi-talented actress on the rise, Stef Dawson, has been quite busy since she starred as the troubled Raven Sutton in our 2014 movie “Rage of Innocence.” Since her emotional performance for us in Rage, not only has she landed the role of Annie Cresta in the Hunger Games Mockingjay series, but she has starred or  [ Read More ]

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Pirromount shooting green screen for "Celluloid Soul."

For day 18 of production on Celluloid Soul, we shot process photography.  In the opening scene of the movie, our heroes Monty and Tara (Dennis Kinard and Azize Erim) are having a little debate in their car as is rolls down the highway.  Monty types a few text messages and gets into a horrible accident.  This  [ Read More ]

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The Mighty Mohahappy is back once again, and this time he is throwing his turban into the ring as a candidate for president of the United States.  He knows it’s not going to be an easy fight, but he feels he is the most qualified candidate out there, so with the help of Allah (pizza  [ Read More ]

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Judy Tenuta in Pirromount's "Celluloid Soul."

We shot our 17th day of production and that puts us over half way through.  Some would say we’re half empty and some would say we’re half full.  Anyway, the last two days of production were the scenes where our hero, Monty Suggins (Dennis Kinard) gets taken away by cops after pointing a gun at  [ Read More ]

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Our current feature Celluloid Soul rolls along on its lucky 13th day of production with an exercise in synchronicity and timing.  This day’s segment was shooting a composite of 1939 actress Ida Beswick (Lauren Baldwin) walking and talking alongside screenwriter Monty Suggins (Dennis Kinard).  To achieve this illusion, we first shot Dennis walking by himself…  [ Read More ]

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The new scene which is a ‘movie within a movie’ for our upcoming feature, “Celluloid Soul” brings back Pirromount alumnus Jean Black (Rectuma) and longtime Pirromount actor John McCafferty, starring in the fictitious movie “The Lonely Lady in 228” (1939).   In this scene, Theo Thesp (McCafferty) confronts his floozy wife Cipolla These (Black) about  [ Read More ]

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We recently started filming scenes with longtime Pirromount actor Bill Devlin.  Bill plays Patrick Fischer in our newest movie, “Celluloid Soul.”  Patrick is best friend to Monty Suggins (Dennis Kinard), who tries to convince Monty to seek mental treatment after Monty starts having an affair with the black and white version of an actress from  [ Read More ]

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Actress Lauren Baldwin in black and white

We had a really great shoot the other day.  We were filming a scene from our upcoming movie, “Celluloid Soul,” where our lead actress Ida Beswick (Lauren Baldwin) was performing in a movie supposedly produced in 1939.  The challenge, of course, was to recreate that time period.  That’s tough enough to do with a budget,  [ Read More ]

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SUBMISSIVE JESUS SALE

March 11, 2016

  Just in time for the celebration of Easter, the day that Jesus comes down from Heaven, looks for his shadow and hides eggs for the children, we will be offering our miraculous toy: The Submissive Jesus Prayer Answering Talking Head for $19.95.  The Submissive Jesus Prayer Answering Talking Head will answer all your prayers  [ Read More ]

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Close up of Marky with the words Marky Fun Tape over it

For over 20 years, we’ve been producing what we refer to as “Marky Fun Tapes.” These are basically home movies that over time started taking on the appearance of a variety show. These videos would go out to friends and family via VHS or later DVD. If you were on our list, you’d get these  [ Read More ]

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Picture of Michael Palazzolo from the 1988 Pirromount Comedy

This review from a couple of English blokes was just brought to our attention.  Here’s a couple of fellas who actually ‘get it.’  And these are precisely the sort of people we made our films for. What amazes me is that after almost 30 years, this film is still just being discovered by some.  I  [ Read More ]

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1939 B-movie actress doing an interview for upcoming Pirromout film

This is a short clip from one of the scenes from our upcoming feature film, “Celluloid Soul.”  In this scene, down and out writer, Monty Suggins (Dennis Kinard) watches an interview with long forgotten B-movie actress Ida Beswick (Lauren Baldwin) from 1939.  She optimistically speculates on her future success as an actress, but unfortunately for  [ Read More ]

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We began production on our 10th feature film, “Celluloid Soul” on Saturday, Feb. 20th, 2016.  We have broken this film down to approximately 19 shooting days.  However, as many of you who are familiar with Pirromount Productions know, those 19 days will very likely be spread out over several months.  Such is the schedule of  [ Read More ]

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Our new film, Celluloid Soul, requires some special visual effects.  The major one is to have our featured actress (Lauren Baldwin), who plays an actress from 1939, and who looks exactly the way she appeared in her films, to be alongside our hero (Dennis Kinard).  The effect requires Lauren to be black and white, with vertical scratches  [ Read More ]

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Judy Tenuta beside Donald Trump at pep rally

We just produced the newest episode of our web series “The World Accordion to Judy.”  In the 4th episode of our second season, Judy as Sarah Palin endorses presidential candidate and intellectual longshot, Donald Trump.  Enjoy all episodes of our enjoyable series, and ask about getting an autographed DVD copy of season one.

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Comic Judy Tenuta test driving a Maserati for a segment of "The World Accordion to Judy."

We had a great time in 2015 creating the first season of our web series “The World Accordion to Judy” We’re kicking off season two with our love goddess Judy Tenuta taking a test drive of one of the new Maserati cars.  Does the petite flower get to take one of these home with her?  [ Read More ]

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Judy Tenuta is the most famous person who has ever lived…and if you don’t believe it, just ask her.  She is a triple threat in the sense that she has a strong stage, television, comedy and film credits with a large fan base.  She has appeared in” The Vagina Monologues”,  “Menopause the Musical” both in LA and  [ Read More ]

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Mohahappy Joins ISIS

December 6, 2015
The Mighty Mohahappy in disguise in the desert in the Pirromount produced video

Our very own Mohahappy has taken it upon himself to join the ISIS team to rid the world of Infidels.  He even changed the name of the group.  Enjoy the latest in our Mohahappy videos and after you’ve been entertained, go on over to “Thesubmissivejesus.com” and get yourself a Submissive Jesus Prayer Answering Talking Head.  [ Read More ]

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Pirromount actress Stef Dawson (Rage of Innocence) on the Mockingjay 2 premiere red carpet

We attended the Mockingjay 2 premiere and party in Los Angeles, and met up with former Pirromount actress, Stef Dawson, who starred in our 2014 Thriller “Rage of Innocence.”  It was great to see her again, and she was just as lovely as she ever was.  We were on the red carpet and watched her  [ Read More ]

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Filmmaker Mark Pirro and early Pirromount actress Jane Jasper circa 1980

I’m sorry to report that one of the very first actresses ever in a Pirromount film has passed away.  Jane Jasper, who played one of the victims of the “Hamburger Killer” in our 1978 short film, “Buns,” left our world earlier this year.  We just recently got the word.   Jane only appeared in two of  [ Read More ]

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You’ve spoken and we’ve listened.    Don’t have enough God in your life?  Feeling like something is missing?  Well now’s your chance to get a double dose of the Almighty with Pirromount’s “Blasphemy Special.”  This special offer includes The Submissive Jesus Prayer Answering Talking Head: a one of a kind rare toy that actually answers  [ Read More ]

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We’re looking for a few new actors to bring into the Pirromount Universe as we are developing our new film, “Celluloid Soul.”  Although many parts will be cast using a lot of our regulars, there are a few specific types we need to fill.  If you think you might fit any of these types, please  [ Read More ]

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We are making a special deal for fans of ultra low budget filmmaking, we are offering five of our lowest budgeted feature films as a package, which we’re calling the $2500 budget or less Package Deal.  In this package deal, we are offering A Polish Vampire in Burbank, Color-Blinded, Rectuma, The God Complex and Rage  [ Read More ]

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Jessie Sherman, the Ukelele playing angel in our 2009 comedy “The God Complex,” has been touring in the roadshow “Peter Pan 360” as the impish fairy Tinkerbell. According to the show’s website: “The Threesixty Theatre facilitates performance both in the round and all around, creating a truly unique environmental theatrical experience. The entire interior is  [ Read More ]

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Mohahappy and the Kentucky Clerk

The Mighty Mohahappy is back with some choice words for Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who went to jail for refusing to hand out gay marriage certificates.  You can’t keep a good prophet down when it’s time to offer pearls of wisdom.  See his newest video here.  

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We’re putting the finishing touches on the first draft of the screenplay which most likely will become our next feature film, “Celluloid Soul.”  The movie is about a depressed writer who spots a beautiful young actress in a black and white movie from 1939 and becomes obsessed with her.  This inspires him to write a  [ Read More ]

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When we posted the first 10 minutes of our movie “Rage of Innocence,” little did we realize how much interest that would generate in people wanting to see the entire movie. We are now streaming the first 9 minutes of our 2003 outrageous comedy, “Rectuma.” I guess giving away free samples has always been the  [ Read More ]

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Sharknado 3 Premiere

July 23, 2015

Thanks to our friend and Pirromount veteran, visual effects artist Glenn Campbell, Judy Tenuta and I were invited to the Sharknado 3 premiere and party.  Who would have thought that a movie about sharks caught in a tornado would become a franchise, three movies strong, with a fourth one in the works?  They even made  [ Read More ]

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Poster featuring Stef Dawson. Red background

I guess it pays to advertise.  We are now offering a 10 minute preview of our latest movie, the suspense thriller “Rage of Innocence” starring Stef Dawson (Annie Cresta in Hunger Games: Mockingjay), and John McCafferty (Deathrow Gameshow).  In over 30 years of creating comedies, this film is the first thriller Pirromount has ever produced.   [ Read More ]

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A rare July storm took its toll on a standing jail set on the Pirromount backlot.  Two of the walls collapsed, making us realize that it’s time to retire the location.  The set was originally built in 2007 when we were in pre-production for our film “The God Complex.”  For that movie, the set was  [ Read More ]

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Longtime Pirromount associate Braddon Mendelson’s parody site “TheSkunk.org” was responsible for a dumb woman from Tennessee (I know, redundant) getting arrested because she believed that an article saying it was ok to print your own money was real.  Pamela Downs was arrested for trying to pass counterfeit money.  When she was confronted by cops, she  [ Read More ]

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Pirromount's Mighty Mohahappy and Jesus tie the knot in a Pirromount fun video

On July 10th, 2015, the Submissive Jesus married his long time partner and prophet, Mohahappy.  It was a lovely ceremony attended by many deities and prophets from around the universe.  In attendance were Allah, Zeus, Apollo, Aron Ra, Horus, Joseph Smith, L. Ron Hubbard, Genisha, and even Zenu from the Thetan Galaxy.  Unfortunately, Jehovah was  [ Read More ]

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Well, it was bound to happen.  The prophet of the Muslim faith, Mohammad (aka Mohahappy) and the prophet of the Christian faith, Jesus, have announced their plans to wed.  This blessed event will take place on July 10th and will be posted for the world to share.  It was only a matter of time before  [ Read More ]

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Mohahappy Returns

June 26, 2015
Mohammad head made from the "Submissive Jesus Prayer Answering Talking Head" toy

June 26, 2015 was a historic day for equality and for this country.  The Supreme Court finally made the decision to allow anyone to get married in all 50 states.  The Mighty Mohahappy, who has been entertaining you on and off for over five years, returns to earth again to speak his mind about that.   [ Read More ]

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Filmmaker with the letters LIP to the right

Click the video below to learn all about Pirromount’s new “LIP – LIVE IN PEACE” Challenge.  Then share the link with your social media friends. Why is it that so many of us wait until a friend dies before we say all the great things we loved about them? I’d like to start a trend  [ Read More ]

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Actress Stef Dawson as Annie Cresta kissing actor Sam Clafin in Mockingjay Part 2

We’ve all been waiting to see Rage of Innocence’s Raven – Stef Dawson – get her big moment in Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, and the teaser trailer that just came out gives us a taste of it.  After her character Annie Cresta was rescued from the evil empire in Mockingjay pt. 1, she is  [ Read More ]

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Filmmaker Mark Pirro in a segment from Entertainment Tonight, promoting his 1991 movie Nudist Colony of the Dead

Back in the early 90s, our movie Nudist Colony of the Dead was promoted on the popular show “Entertainment Tonight.”  This was up on Youtube for years, but it recently got pulled for copyright violation.  How annoying, but not good enough to keep us down.  So, we’re putting it up here! Click here to Enjoy  [ Read More ]

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Pirromount actors doing an ISIS parody

Well who would have thought that our ISIS parody video would be the video that would take us over the top?  We put this video up a couple of months ago as a way to satirize all the religious fanatics who take lives in the name of their imaginary deity, but the views have blown  [ Read More ]

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Judy Tenuta and her accordion in Pirromount Web Series "The World Accordion to Judy"

Over the past few months, we have been producing a series of Judy Tenuta videos – 18 so far, entitled “The World Accordion to Judy.” The videos cover a wide range of topics from various holidays like Easter and St. Patrick’s Day to basic rants about celebrities who no longer look like they used to  [ Read More ]

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Four time Pirromount actor Ron Curtiss (Dr. Coldstone in “Rectuma” and “The God Complex”) happens to be an encyclopedia of musical information, and in the late 70’s and part of the 80’s, he was the host of a cable access show that dealt with that very subject.  In 1979, one of his guests on the  [ Read More ]

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Rage of Innocence star Stef Dawson in hospital scene in Mockingjay.

By now, many of you are aware that the star of our film, “Rage of Innocence,” actress Stef Dawson, plays Annie Cresta in the two Hunger Games Mockingjay films.  For those of you who hadn’t had a chance to see Mockingjay Part 1, here is Stef’s debut appearance in that movie, alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Woody  [ Read More ]

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Certificate for Rage of Innocence Magwell Film Festival

I am not a huge fan of film festivals, as most of them are really scams to capitalize on desperate filmmakers who so crave to have their work seen, and collect a huge number of entry fees.  Unless you can get into one of the big five (ie Sundance, Cannes, Toronto, South by Southwest, Venice),  [ Read More ]

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Well, after finishing our last film, Rage of Innocence, it’s time once again to start the process of creating our next project.  We are currently writing it, and I must tell you, the writing process is probably one of the toughest parts of independent filmmaking (that, of course, and selling the damn thing).  I have  [ Read More ]

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Judy Tenuta and her accordion in Pirromount Web Series "The World Accordion to Judy"

We’ve been producing a series of short videos for Judy Tenuta called “The World Accordion to Judy.” Each episode deals with Judy’s take on whatever the topic of the day might be. From the Oscars to Fifty Shades of Grey, Judy has an opinion on them all. Here is the latest episode hot off the  [ Read More ]

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Pirromount actors doing an ISIS parody

It’s about time someone called these religious nut-bars out with a parody of their bullshit videos, and we at Pirromount are the ones to do it.  If you are as sickened by the propaganda these mental midgets create in an attempt not only to frighten Americans, but to try and recruit like-minded (and I use  [ Read More ]

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Set built and resting on the Pirromount Studios back lot for Rage of Innocence

When you’re an independent filmmaker, you have to pull in whatever resources you have available, since you don’t have the luxury of endless funds to realize your cinematic vision.  So brings us the saga of backyard set building.  The picture below is a jail set that was built for our 2014 movie, “Rage of Innocence,”  [ Read More ]

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Pirromount’s psychological thriller, “Rage of Innocence” starring Stef Dawson and John McCafferty is now on sale here.  There will only be 450 released in this limited edition DVD-R. This 104 minute film also stars Chelsea Cook, Tammy Klein, Bill Devlin, Keeshan Giles and Douglas MacPherson.  The DVD extras feature a commentary track with stars McCafferty  [ Read More ]

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Mohammad head made from the "Submissive Jesus Prayer Answering Talking Head" toy

Well, they’ve really done it this time.  Because of the murders that took place in Paris recently, where 12 cartoonists were brutally gunned down at their place of work, the mighty Mohahappy has returned to offer his pearls of wisdom on the subject.  Mohahappy would like to stay away from earth and remain with his  [ Read More ]

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Comedian Judy Tenuta with sparkling lights behind her

Here is another Christmas video featuring the delicate  flower and love goddess, Judy Tenuta.  Maybe this one could be considered a subconscious tribute to our 2003 feature film, Rectuma.  Along with Judy, this video features Richard Sebastian as Santa.    

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The Mighty Mohahappy returns yet again to offer his support for the Seth Rogan movie “The Interview.”  In fact, he is putting his money where his mouth is.  Anyone who goes to see this movie between December 25th and February 1st, and can show him their ticket stub, will get a Submissive Jesus Prayer Answering  [ Read More ]

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Pirromount produced Christmas Video with Judy Tenuta

We had the pleasure of shooting a Christmas music video for versatile  singer/comedienne Judy Tenuta.  In this video, Judy plays the sultry”Slutvinka” and serenades Santa in a very un-materialistic way.  The video also stars Richard Sebastian as Santa.  It was photographed by long time Pirromount cinematographer Bruce Heinsius, and produced and directed by Mark Pirro.   [ Read More ]

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The Mighty Mohahappy has once again come out of retirement to chime in on all the turmoil and unrest that has been going on across the country because of the verdict in the Ferguson, Missouri shooting.  Mohahappy always seems to find the time to return to earth to enlighten all the infidels who are always  [ Read More ]

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Director Mark Pirro and Actress Darwyn Carson in bed

Sometimes I lecture at film schools and colleges.  Recently I spoke to a bunch of film students at Columbia College.  As I looked at the young faces listening to every word I was saying with wide eyes and big dreams, I stressed to them all that no matter how talented you think you might be,  [ Read More ]

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At the Mockingjay premiere, I watched our lovely Stef Dawson (Raven Sutton in Rage of Innocence) radiate as she walked the red carpet.  She looked stunning, as you can see by the pictures we have here.  Unfortunately, as the stars moved forward, the cameras were on the opposite side of where we stood, so they  [ Read More ]

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Rage of Innocence Premiere

November 17, 2014

  Our Rage of Innocence premiere was a smashing success.  Based on all the positive feedback we received, I guess it’s safe to assume the audience was pleased with it.  When all we’ve done in the past have been comedies, we would get immediate feedback at our premieres.  Either it gets laughs in various places  [ Read More ]

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The Mighty Mohammad Speaks again

After a few years in retirement with his 72 virgins, the mighty Mohahappy returns with a few choice words for the Islamic terrorists known as ISIS.  It has been a few years since the holy prophet has had to come to earth, but every now and then the stupidity of extremists force him to return.   [ Read More ]

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Pirromount was commissioned to film a new commercial for a delicious product called a Pretzel Melt. Naturally, we pulled in our ace production team (Bruce Heinsius, John Ahern), as well as a few of our best actors (Lauren Baldwin, Bill Devlin, Hank Grover), and added a few new ones into the mix, to create a  [ Read More ]

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  We had our 4th of July cast and crew wrap party for Rage of Innocence and it was great to reunite with the team. Joining stars John McCafferty and Tammy Klein were several of the actors, bit players, crew members and friends, as well as some actors from previous Pirromount films. It was also  [ Read More ]

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Every once in awhile, Curse of the Queerwolf actress Taylor Whitney comes into town.  Whenever that happens, we usually try to hook up.  And when we hook up, it’s usually at the restaurant where we filmed the climactic scene at the end of our movie, Miceli’s Restaurant in Universal City.  This visit was no different.    [ Read More ]

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Movie prop - part of the Delores skull from "Polish Vampire in Burbank" (1983)

As you know, we sell our movies, posters, Jesus heads and other miscellaneous products.  Well, we now have a much easier to navigate sales page.  You can check it out by clicking here.  Since we have much better control over our store, we are adding new sale items, which I think you will find quite  [ Read More ]

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Poster featuring Stef Dawson. Red background

We’re selling off some Rage of Innocence end credits for PR money. $50 gets you “Production Associate” or “Public Relations Associate” credit in the end crawl titles. Your choice. For less than a full tank of gas you can see your name in lights. If you would like to take advantage of our offer, click  [ Read More ]

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After talking to several contenders, and meeting with some incredibly talented people, we would like to welcome music composer Jerry Danielsen to the Pirromount family.  Jerry will be composing the original music for our upcoming film “Rage of Innocence,” starring Stef Dawson and John McCafferty. After only two meetings with Jerry, I got to see all  [ Read More ]

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Young Raven (Jessica Bassuk) is being taken away in a police car

We did our final shot for Rage of Innocence the other day.  It was our last day of 2nd unit photography where a young Raven is whisked away by the police, which is part of a flashback sequence in the movie.  Once again, longtime associate of Pirromount, Craig Bassuk manned the camera, and his daughter  [ Read More ]

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This was the jail set constructed on the Pirromount back lot for the 2014 thriller, "Rage of Innocence" starring John McCafferty and Stef Dawson

Next month marks the 1 year anniversary on the construction of the jail set used in our 2014 feature “Rage of Innocence.”  I thought the best way to commemorate the event would be to amend the ‘making of’ video I produced last year with footage of how the jail set looks in the finished film.   [ Read More ]

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Noah looks on with trepidation in a scene from Pirrmount's "The God Complex" (2009)

Well, there it is. Our 2009 account of Noah’s Ark, in our motion picture “The God Complex,” is a bit more Biblically accurate than the recently released Russell Crowe motion picture.  And although both movies took ‘artistic license’ with the story from the old testament, ours may have come a little closer to the mark.    [ Read More ]

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I got a chance to reunite with a few of the Nudist Colony of the Dead actresses the other day. Rachael Latt, who played the 95 year old “Mrs. Druple” in the feature version of NCOD was attending a recent charity event that was produced by Suzanna Griffith. Suzanna, along with Pirromount actress Dani Leon,  [ Read More ]

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Pirromount alum and visual effects artist Glenn Campbell is still on the mend after over a month of treatment for his acute Leukemia.  It was a rough month, full of drugs, sleep, pain, induced comas and foggy memories.  I’m happy to report that after all that, he is responding well to the treatments and is  [ Read More ]

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Last day of filming Rage of Innocence with John McCafferty, Mark Pirro, Stef Dawson, Tammy Klein, Chelsea Cook

After thirty shooting days, spread out over eight months, I’m happy to say that we have officially wrapped principal photography on our film Rage of Innocence.  We still have a few second unit pieces to pick up before we put the cameras down for good on this project, but for the most part, the production  [ Read More ]

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Emmy Award visual effects artist and longtime Pirromount associate and friend Glenn Campbell was recently diagnosed with Acute Leukemia and is currently undergoing Chemotherapy for it.  While undergoing treatment, a few complications ensued and he was put on a respirator and rendered unconscious for about a week.   When I last saw him, he was doing  [ Read More ]

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Some of you may remember how pissed off I was when episode 201 of South Park was censored and banned from ever being shown again.  I was so pissed that I ‘uncensored’ the episode as best I could, and put it here on this website (After three years I recently received a takedown demand from  [ Read More ]

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The jail set for our movie is really taking on a great look, thanks to visual effects artist and longtime Pirromount associate Craig Bassuk.  Craig is using his artistic skills to take our $200 set on the Pirromount back lot created from cheap materials from Home Depot, and turn it into something that looks like it  [ Read More ]

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It’s that magical time of year. In a tradition that dates back to 1995, the annual Marky Fun Tape for 2013 is complete. The premiere will be at the Pirromount Ranch on Sunday, January 12, 2014, for the selected local few who can attend. After that, it will be posted online via a private link  [ Read More ]

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The Confrontation of Raven

December 10, 2013

We recently shot three key scenes to begin the conclusion of our motion picture, “Rage of Innocence.” We filmed a ‘Raven beats a polygraph’ scene, a gyno scene and the beginning of the final confrontation scene. The gyno and polygraph scenes were shot at a Santa Monica doctor’s office whose owner so graciously allowed us  [ Read More ]

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Well it’s been 23 days since we started our film Rage of Innocence.  23 days stretched over five months so far.  We’re very close to finished.  Really just a couple more key scenes and we can call it a wrap.  I must say it’s been an exciting journey.  Of all the films I’ve made over  [ Read More ]

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Our lovely Stef Dawson (Raven Sutton in “Rage of Innocence“) was seen attending the Hollywood premiere of the new Hunger Games movie: Catching Fire, looking glamorous as ever. It’s no secret anymore that Stef’s character Annie Crista makes her debut in this movie. The movie was actually finished when it was announced that Stef got  [ Read More ]

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Tammy Klein and Jessica Bassuk in a tense moment from Pirromount Pictures' "Rage of Innocence" (2014)

We added a few new shots to our theatrical trailer and thought we’d share it with you.  Since we finished a few more key scenes from the film, it made sense to add them to the trailer.  We still only have about three more shooting days left, although we don’t have the days set yet.   [ Read More ]

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  Craig Bassuk, cinematographer of Polish Vampire in Burbank, Nudist Colony of the Dead and Deathrow Gameshow has returned to the Pirromount fold for a guest stint on Rage of Innocence.  He joined forces with current Pirromount Director of Photography, Bruce Heinsius, to help out with a flashback scene where Craig’s daughter Jessica plays Raven  [ Read More ]

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Actors Mark Pirro and Marya Gant on set of "A Polish Vampire in Burbank" (1983) and at the 30 year reunion party (2013)

On November 2nd, we had our 30 year anniversary for Polish Vampire in Burbank/10 year anniversary for Rectuma celebration, and what a fun evening it was for us all.  Older Pirromount actors and crew mingled with more recent Pirromount actors and crew, and it was a historic event for us all.  Polish Vampire cast members  [ Read More ]

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Here is behind the scenes of our current project Rage of Innocence. We have been shooting for about 15 days, stretched out over two months, and we are about 1/2 way through the production. A lot has happened since we started the film, the biggest, obviously is our lead Stef Dawson getting the major role  [ Read More ]

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  Fangoria did a couple of pieces on Rage of Innocence.  Here is the latest.  We are moving along a little ahead of schedule, and so far all is still going well.  We have started shopping around for distribution as well, although having been screwed by distributors so many times in the past that my  [ Read More ]

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It was announced a couple of days ago that our terrifying Raven from “Rage of Innocence,” actress Stef Dawson just landed the role of Annie Cresta, in the Hunger Games franchise and we couldn’t be happier for her.  She will appear in Hunger Games Mockingjay parts 1 and 2, which will hit theatres November 2014  [ Read More ]

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I want to take this opportunity to acknowledge all the wonderful, talented and absolute angelic people who have been involved with our films  through all these years.  A good company is like a family.  Established filmmakers like Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese know that if you have a good team, you get good results.  Can you think  [ Read More ]

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Stef Dawson, tears in eyes, gives an incredible performance as the troubled teen Raven Sutton.

Here are a few more stills from our hospital scenes in Rage of Innocence.  The hospital was a set that we built in actor John McCafferty’s house.  It looks pretty authentic, if I do say so myself.  We even fooled a few people when the pictures were posted on Facebook.    

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movie slate held up marking the first day of filming on Pirromount's "Rage of Innocence."

Principal Photography began on Rage of Innocence Monday June 24th and all went well.  On day one we filmed with Pirromount veterans John McCafferty, Lauren Baldwin, Doug MacPherson, Damon Evans and Tyrone Dubose’, and newcomer to the Pirromount stable Chelsea Cook.  Everything went smoothly and we’re off to a good start.  It was great working  [ Read More ]

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Rectuma at Midnight

June 18, 2013
The marquee that advertised the weekend midnight screenings of "Rectuma" in 2004.

As we approach the ten year anniversary of Rectuma, we’ve just uploaded four TV spots produced when it played the Hollywood midnight circuit.  It played weekends, midnight for a month at the Laemmles Sunset 5 theatres on Hollywood Blvd and Crescent Heights.  The theatre is still there, but I don’t believe it’s still the same  [ Read More ]

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Years ago, long before the digital age of filmmaking, the only way an independent filmmaker could produce his project was on 35mm, 16mm or Super 8mm film.  35mm was usually out of the question, if you were working on the shoestring budget most of us had.  16mm was a little cheaper, but still required quite  [ Read More ]

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We’ve completed construction of the jail set that will be used in a couple of scenes from our upcoming feature film, “Rage of Innocence.”  When looking for a jail cell set around Los Angeles, we found that the cheapest one was on a soundstage going for about $850 a day.  As we would need it  [ Read More ]

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We’ve got ’em all here.  We have the complete set of 6: Django, Butch, Stephen, Candie, Schultz and the nearly impossible to find Broomhilda.  Some of you may be aware that they only made 1000 of these before some thin skinned morons made the decision for all of us that they were offensive and got  [ Read More ]

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A cool article came out the other day talking about how us low budgeteers of the 80’s and 90’s sort of paved a way for the digital filmmaker of today.  You can see the article here. I will grant that back in that time, there weren’t a great deal of DIY (do it yourself) filmmakers,  [ Read More ]

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We just optioned off the screenplay of Color-Blinded to an independent filmmaker who would like to get funding to re-make our 1998 film. He is using the original version of the movie as kind of a blueprint to entice investors. We’ll start the breath holding…now. I always thought that Color-Blinded was one of my tamest  [ Read More ]

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Queerwolf behind scenes

I recently received an email from a fan that I thought I would share with all the independent filmmakers out there. This is something that we may have to deal with from time to time. Dear Mr. Pirro, I’ve been a fan of your work for many years and I respect your opinion, so I’d  [ Read More ]

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THE TERRORISTS WIN…AGAIN

December 5, 2012

Those of you who came to see the unedited South Park episode 201, I must regretfully inform you that we have been forced by the pussies that be to take it down.  We originally posted this video because, unlike them, we are not afraid of terrorists, Al Qaeda, Talaban or suicide bombers.  We felt very  [ Read More ]

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