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Main Street Meats

A family-run meat shop struggling to survive stumbles onto the secret of success… and is obliged to keep up with insatiable customer demand.

  • Jeff Lyon
  • Jeff Lyon
  • Jeff Lyon
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  • Runtime:
    1 hour 50 minutes 45 seconds
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Chicago Horror Film Festival
    Chicago, IL
    United States
    September 22, 2017
    Best Feature
  • Northeast Wisconsin Horror Festival
    Oshkosh, WI
    United States
    October 15, 2017
  • Weyauwega International Film Festival
    Weyauwega, WI
    United States
    November 10, 2017
  • The American Horrors Film Festival
    Lake Geneva, WI
    United States
    October 28, 2017
  • Local Premiere / Test Screening
    Madison, WI
    United States
    August 13, 2017
  • 13HORROR.COM Film & Screenplay Contest

    United Kingdom
    November 15, 2017
    Best Film
  • The Lost Sanity Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival
    Hoboken, NJ
    United States
    November 28, 2017
  • Spotlight Horror Film Awards
    Atlanta, GA
    December 16, 2017
    Bronze Award Winner
  • Indie Horror Film Festival
    DeKalb, IL
    United States
    March 17, 2018
    Best Feature
  • Horror Avenue Film Festival
    Peoria, IL
    United States
    April 28, 2018
  • Motor City Nightmares International Film Festival
    Detroit, MI
    United States
    April 28, 2018
  • Fear Fete Horror Film Festival
    United States
    October 18, 2018
  • Hollywood Screenings Film Festival
    March 11, 2018
  • FANtastic Horror Film Festival
    San Diego
    United States
    October 27, 2018
    Goriest Film
  • Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival
    Hot Springs
    United States
    September 20, 2018
  • DarkVeins Horror Fest
    December 15, 2018
Director Biography - Jeff Lyon

Jeff Lyon, is an experienced filmmaker, writer and long-time horror movie aficionado. His first feature film, Main Street Meats has won several awards including Best Feature at the 2017 Chicago Horror Film Festival, Best Film for the 2017 Film & Screenplay Contest, and a Bronze Award in the 2017 Spotlight Horror Film Awards.

His short films have appeared in several festivals, including the Rhode Island International Film Festival, Tortured Artists, and Undershorts. He was co-producer and Director of Photography on the House That Jack Built (short) (2009), which screened on the 2009 Halloween Episode of Director’s Cut on PBS and in the 2010 Phoenix Comicon Film Festival.

Jeff’s fiction has been published in The Best Underground Fiction: Volume One, next to writers such as Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting), and Elizabeth Crane (All This Heavenly Glory).

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Director Statement

Main Street Meats, is a black comedy / old school slasher movie filmed entirely in The Great Dairy State of Wisconsin. The story unfolds as a family-run meat shop struggling to survive stumbles onto the secret of success… and is obliged to keep up with insatiable customer demand.

The film features a killer soundtrack, including “Cheerleader Grind” by The Blowtorches, "Up All Night" by the Gore Gore Girls and the "The Fever" by Devil to Drag as well as a vocal cameo from the legendary Herschell Gordon Lewis, the Godfather of Gore himself.