Andreas Schnaas

Andreas Schnaas (born 1 April 1968 in Hamburg) is a German director and actor, working exclusively in the horror genre.wikipedia
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Violent Shit

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Shot with his friends over four "extremely long" weekends, Schnaas' gory tale of "Karl the Butcher", entitled Violent Shit, went on to become Germany’s first direct-to-video horror film.
Violent Shit is a 1989 German horror film written and directed by Andreas Schnaas.

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Since he first appeared on the film scene in 1989, Schnaas has become a leader in Germany's ultra-violent low-budget horror film industry.
Two years later, amateur filmmaker Andreas Schnaas made the movie Violent Shit for a reported $2000.

Anthropophagous 2000

As a homage to Italian director Joe D'Amato, he then remade the classic slasher film, Anthropophagous, changing the title to Anthropophagous 2000 (1999).
Anthropophagous 2000 is a 1999 German horror film directed by Andreas Schnaas, and written by Karl-Heinz Geisendorf.

Nikos the Impaler

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In 2003 Schnaas directed his first film in America, Nikos, featuring Joe Zaso and Felissa Rose.
Nikos the Impaler is a 2003 b-grade splatter film directed by and starring German arteur Andreas Schnaas.

Violent Shit II: Mother Hold My Hand

Violent Shit 2: Mother Hold My Hand
The following year, he decided to continue the story of Karl with Violent Shit 2: Mother Hold My Hand, eventually releasing it in 1992.
Violent Shit II: Mother Hold My Hand is a 1992 German slasher film written and directed by Andreas Schnaas, who also plays the film's protagonist, Karl Berger, Jr. It is the sequel to Schnaas earlier film, Violent Shit, and follows the son of that film's villain as he embarks on a killing spree through the German countryside at the behest of his demented mother, portrayed by Anke Prothmann.

Joe Zaso

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In 2003 Schnaas directed his first film in America, Nikos, featuring Joe Zaso and Felissa Rose.
He also worked with German horror director Andreas Schnaas on both Demonium (2001) and Nikos (2003).

Joe D'Amato

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As a homage to Italian director Joe D'Amato, he then remade the classic slasher film, Anthropophagous, changing the title to Anthropophagous 2000 (1999).
In 1999, Andreas Schnaas shot a remake of, and homage to, D'Amato's Antropophagus entitled Anthropophagous 2000.

Felissa Rose

In 2003 Schnaas directed his first film in America, Nikos, featuring Joe Zaso and Felissa Rose.
She has since returned to cinema and has appeared in such films as Chris Watson's Zombiegeddon (2003), Andreas Schnaas' Nikos (2003), and Steve Taylor's Sludge (2005).

Timo Rose

After that, he created the zombie action film Don't Wake the Dead (2006) and, in 2009, directed two films with fellow German auteur Timo Rose - Unrated and Karl vs Axe, the latter of which being the latest chapter in his Violent Shit series.
Substantially younger than many of his contemporaries, Rose bases much of his filmmaking on the brutality of early Andreas Schnaas and Olaf Ittenbach features.

Violent Shit III

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Budget constraints kept the film from being released for years, but it eventually saw the light of day in 1999 under the title, Violent Shit III: Infantry of Doom (or Zombie Doom in the US).
Violent Shit III: Infantry of Doom (Zombie Doom in North America) is a 1999 German shot-on-video action/splatter/comedy film by German director Andreas Schnaas.

Karl the Butcher vs. Axe

Karl the Butcher vs. Axe is a 2010 horror comedy film directed by Andreas Schnaas and Timo Rose.

Hamburg

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Andreas Schnaas (born 1 April 1968 in Hamburg) is a German director and actor, working exclusively in the horror genre.

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Since he first appeared on the film scene in 1989, Schnaas has become a leader in Germany's ultra-violent low-budget horror film industry. Andreas Schnaas (born 1 April 1968 in Hamburg) is a German director and actor, working exclusively in the horror genre.

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Andreas Schnaas (born 1 April 1968 in Hamburg) is a German director and actor, working exclusively in the horror genre.

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Andreas Schnaas (born 1 April 1968 in Hamburg) is a German director and actor, working exclusively in the horror genre.

Martial arts film

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Since many of the local theaters in his city did not care about how young their patrons were, he was exposed to violent martial arts, zombie films, and splatter very early on in his life.

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Since many of the local theaters in his city did not care about how young their patrons were, he was exposed to violent martial arts, zombie films, and splatter very early on in his life.

Europe

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An immediate success, the film quickly appeared on video stores in America and throughout the rest of Europe.

Ant Timpson

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That pen pal grew into producer Ant Timpson, the creator of the ABCs of Death films.

The ABCs of Death

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That pen pal grew into producer Ant Timpson, the creator of the ABCs of Death films.

Dubbing (filmmaking)

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Still spiraling off Violent Shit’s unexpected success, Andreas created his homage to the undead with Zombie 90 - Extreme Pestilence (1990), the English version of which is regarded by some genre fans to have the most hilarious dubbing ever put to celluloid.

Antropophagus

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As a homage to Italian director Joe D'Amato, he then remade the classic slasher film, Anthropophagous, changing the title to Anthropophagous 2000 (1999).

35 mm movie film

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The movie, Demonium (2001), was his first 35MM project, made with completely professional actors and shot in English.

English language

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The movie, Demonium (2001), was his first 35MM project, made with completely professional actors and shot in English.

United States

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In 2003 Schnaas directed his first film in America, Nikos, featuring Joe Zaso and Felissa Rose.