Film examining the legendary “Fouke Monster” of Arkansas wins big at Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards


A film examining the legendary “Fouke Monster” of Arkansas has taken honors at November’s Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards.

The film won Best Feature and received awards for cinematography (Zac Palmisano), Music/Score (Brandon Dalo), Narration (Lyle Blackburn), and writing & directing (Seth Breedlove) in a near-sweep.

Boggy Creek Monster delves into the titular creature, who in 1973 inspired a b-movie called The Legend of Boggy Creek. The film takes viewers deep into the lengthy history behind the sightings of the Bigfoot-like creature said to roam the forests and swamps still to this day.

Boggy Creek Monster is an in-depth examination of a topic that has long fascinated horror fans and Bigfoot enthusiasts alike. While the Legend of Boggy Creek took an adventurous and fun look at the subject, this film will dig deep into the mysteries behind the Fouke Monster; a creature which has been said to stalk the bottomlands and swamps of Southern Arkansas for over a century.

Author and television personality, Lyle Blackburn, takes us deep into the domain of the Boggy Creek Monster in search of the truth behind the Legend of Boggy Creek.

Boggy Creek Monster is directed by Seth Breedlove, and co-produced by Lyle Blackburn, with an original score by Brandon Dalo. The film will screen as part of the HIIDA festival on December 10th at the historic Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, CA.

Boggy Creek Monster has already made waves nation-wide as one of the top five best selling documentaries on Amazon, and is also available on DVD. Small Town Monsters, the production company behind the film, has already released two films, Minerva Monster, and Beast of Whitehall, both of which have met critical acclaim. Both films are available through Amazon or

Further screenings are planned for Boggy Creek Monster throughout 2016 and into 2017, around the country. The film is also being eyed by major networks for a television release in 2017.

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