Zombie Playground is for sure different from the usual zombie short films as it has over 30 zombie children in the cast so this alone set some challenges for Director Jason Wright. The film was released in January 2016 and being entered to horror festivals all around the world. The team have released the trailer online though, which you can check out below along with the poster designed by Jason Wright. Although this is a short film the production company Silent Studios has plans to expand this in the future.
Zombie Playground: Ice Scream is about two ladies that get lost in a woods and stumble upon a very odd group of children that have survived there for a long time. In the film you will find out why the children survive and what fate awaits the ladies.
Jason Wright directed the film and was born in the UK. He is best known for horror films that include Infected (2015), Sweet6teen (2012) Demon Mist (2010). Jason is also currently working on a few feature films to be released in 2016 and 2017 which include Torture and Zombikini.
Jon Campling was born in Yorkshire, UK and plays the Zombie Ice Cream man in the film and is known for his appearance in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (2010) as a hand raising, train stopping, carriage boarding, kid scaring Death Eater! The two young ladies Winona and Samantha are played by Megan Lockhurst and Rosie Pearson. Megan was born and raised in Milton, Ontario Canada and is known for another Zombie short film Extinction which is due out in 2016. Rosie was born in Sydney, Australia and is known for a few films including Infected (2015) which she played the lead role.
David Sellicks was born in Essex, UK and plays the investigator trying to understand why people are going missing. He is known for his role in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2 as a Deatheater and also Demon Mist (2010). Stills and BTS photos are provided by Gaz de Vere.
Watch the trailer below, and find out more at the team’s website.