Sister Mary Murphy: Vampire Slayer Teaser [2022]

In the Summer of 1977, a series of vampire attacks reigned terror upon a small Catholic community and only one woman can save them… Sister Mary Murphy: Vampire Slayer. A brand new entry into nunsploitation cinema, hold on tight to your crucifixes, because nun will survive.

Writer(s): Vanessa Ionta Wright
Duration: 4 Seconds
Genres: Horror, comedy, grindhouse
Country: United States
Aspect Ratio: 2:35
Vanessa Ionta Wright

Vanessa Ionta Wright is an award winning filmmaker based in Atlanta. She has written & directed several short films including a fully authorized Stephen King adaptation. Her work has been featured in competitions such as the inaugural American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest judged by Francis Ford Coppola, ScreenCraft, Diverse Voices, Shriekfest, Hollyshorts, and Toronto Vanguard to name a few. Vanessa graduated from Ohio University with a degree in Video Production & Film before heading to Los Angeles where she got her start working on music videos as a production assistant. She eventually moved to Atlanta and worked for a commercial production company as an APOC. In 2002, she penned her second feature screenplay, a reimagining of Friday the 13th and landed herself a face to face meeting with New Line Cinema, reinforcing her belief that with enough hard work, anything is possible.

Vanessa is a lifelong fan of cinema, especially the horror genre. She grew up watching The Twilight Zone and films by Alfred Hitchcock, Brian De Palma, Martin Scorsese, John Carpenter and Stephen Spielberg. But, it was a 1992 screening of Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs that inspired her to pursue filmmaking as a career.

Vanessa also runs the Renegade Film Festival, an event dedicated to showcasing marginalized voices in genre film. She lives in the heart of the thriving film industry in the Southeast with her husband, two children and a pug named Phil. She enjoys punctuality, scary movies, a quick wit, sandwiches, the music of Michael Jackson, Halloween & Bacon Jam. She does not enjoy bugs, clowns, perpetual lateness, mean people, oppression, laziness, running more than 3 miles or curved walls.