October 2010 LMG Magazine cover
feat. Paul Blom & Sonja Ruppersberg
After graduating with a B.A. Degree from Stellenbosch University in the early '90s, Paul attended film school. From there he has been on the independent route ever since.
From the late 1980s he's been:
> involved with various bands and personal musical projects, incl. V.O.D / Terminatryx / F8 / K.O.B.U.S. / The Makabra Ensemble, and compiling the historic Kopskoot! album;
> has been a bilingual entertainment journalist covering movies, music & gaming since 1997 - published in local magazines (incl. SL, Stage, Top Forty, Muse, LMG, Something Wicked, BPM) & syndicated newspapers and supplements (incl. The Star, The Argus, Die Burger, Son, JIP), to international publications (incl. Fangoria Magazine);
> makes movies (incl. production / directing / editing);
> created, designed & run several websites (Flamedrop.com / ShadowRealm Inc.);
> been involved with collaborative photographic projects (Desert Storm / Beautiful People);
> created & run several film festivals (South African HorrorFest / The X Fest / Sound On Screen / Celludroid / Daring Doccies / Cinemaniacs);
> and created Flamedrop Productions in 2000 to encompass all of these and forthcoming activities.
> In 2012 he created the Eruption column in Muse Magazine.
Paul lives in Cape Town with his wife and collaborator Sonja Ruppersberg, their cat Ming and dog Zoltan.
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OFFICIAL HORRORFEST PROMO CLIP
[ director: paul blom / star: sonja ruppersberg / make-up fx: clinton smith / dop: marnus tredoux / editor: leon visser ]
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