The Frankenstein Monster Project
found footage


Set in turn of the century Transylvania, The Frankenstein Monster Project, a comedy feature, is presented as a silent film, complete with intertitles (printed dialogue shown within scenes). The film follows the journey of three Victorian-era student filmmakers on a quest to capture the first moving images of the infamous Frankenstein Monster.

The subject matter parodies films such as The Blair Witch Project, Frankenstein, The Bride of Frankenstein and many others. Characters includes other classic horror favorites such as Dracula, The Wolfman and The Mummy.

Nominated by FANtastic Horror Film Festival 2022 for:

  • Best Documentary/Mocumentary
  • Best Actress in a Feature Film: Amanda Kaschak
  • Best Actor in a Feature Film: Jeff Dujardin
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Feature Film: Jennifer Robyn Jacobs
  • Best Music
  • Best Horror Comedy
  • Best Ensemble Cast

WINNER: Best Actor in a Feature Film: Jeff DuJardin

The Frankenstein Monster Project
Steven Aguilera

Steven Aguilera – Writer | Director | Composer

Steven Aguilera is a multi-award-winning filmmaker and screenwriter with a focus on highly creative horror, science fiction and comedy. He has written seven feature scripts and has directed numerous short films and two features.

On his first major film project in high school, he served as a scenic artist on the Roman Coppola-produced horror feature Clownhouse, starring Sam Rockwell.

Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Steven now resides in Los Angeles and works as a full-time filmmaker while co-hosting the podcast, Dissecting Horror.

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