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NECROMURDER: A Black Metal Story

A talented rock star from New York City faces the demise of his music career at the hands of his evil music producer band mate while his affliction to obscurity invites some unfamiliar dark forces into his world in this irreverent, darkly comedic meditation on the music industry, madness, metal, and revenge.
Inspired on True Events

  • Pablo C Vergara
    Director
  • takaaki Ando
    Producer
  • Dulcinea Circelli
    Producer
  • pablo vergara
    Writer
  • Project Type:
    Feature
  • Genres:
    Drama, Horror, biopic
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    October 22, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    500,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • FICIME Film Festival
    Bogota
    Colombia
    September 19, 2019
    BEST MOVIE
  • Shockfest Film Festival
    New York / Los Angeles
    United States
    December 19, 2020
    Best Music
Director Biography - Pablo C Vergara

Pablo C. Vergara is a Multi-Award Winning Filmmaker residing in New York City and Hollywood, Los Angeles.

He was born in Mexico City. At the age of 12, he relocated to Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, where he studied and graduated from the ITESM Tech Institute with a Bachelor's Degree in Communication Science in 2009. In 2016, he won a partial Talent Scholarship at the prestigious New York Film Academy, where he studied a Masters in Fine Arts in Film making at the New York Campus, and received a certificate for his first year in September 2017. He was awarded another scholarship for Talent for his second year, which is still pending to complete.

For over 20 years, he has compiled a vast body of work including, but not limited to, producing, screenwriting, directing, cinematography and editing, on feature films, short films, music videos, commercial videos and documentaries. He is also an actor with various credits for short films, music videos and documentaries. He has various credits and awards in photography. He is also a web designer, a published author, a professional musician and music scorer.

He is best known for his film, 'Necromurder: A Black Metal Story,' which he wrote, directed, produced, starred in and composed the music for. The main narrative of the story is inspired by the real murder of Oysten Arseth Aka. Euronymous, from the metal band, Mayhem, and the film is also partly biographical. The 30 minute film won the award for Best International Fictional Film at FICIME Festival first edition in 2019, and later, won the award for Best Music at the Shockfest International Film Festival in Winter 2020. The film has been expanded into a Feature Film and is in current post production stages. The cast features the award winning South African actor Jonathan Pienaar (Blood Diamond, Empire of the Sharks, Troy: Fall of A City), and it also features the horror expert and director of Shockfest, Jeffery Macabre, and the premier of the tattoo legend, Paul Booth, in an acting role.

The final draft screenplay for sequel for the film has been completed and has a few Hollywood celebrities attached to it, including LOIs.

Some other bodies of work of his are the screenplays, 'The Darkest of Fears,' a vampire story that took him ten years to write and made the finalist at the worldwide Page Awards Screenplay Competition 2015, in the category of horror. The script, 'Behind the Sun,' a serial killer thriller inspired by an FBI unsolved crime that dates back to the late 60s, and 'The Heart of Doom,' a sci-fi/thriller of a cursed heart that gets transplanted to multiple people and destroys their lives.

He is an avid composer and musician with an over 25 year career span in music, a seasoned guitar player, singer and keyboardist with many musical projects, where the most well known is Dynasty of Darkness, that includes several guest metal legend musicians with Grammy Awards and Golden Record wins. His debut album, 'Empire of Pain,' shares credits as co-producer along with the metal icon, Steve Tucker, of the world famous band, Morbid Angel.

President of The List Productions (2006 - Present). Works as an executive producer at Global Watch Productions, UK. President of the RAMIFF Rock and Metal International Film Festival.

He is Sofia Vergara's relative. She is the daughter of his grandfather's brother.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Pablo C. Vergara

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Director Statement

My goal is to create relevant films that will transcend the test of time.