New media spot for Obsession Tattoo

Evil Stew Productions is proud to present the first of two 60-second promotional videos created for Obsession Tattoo. In this video, we introduce Jae Lopez  – one of the tattoo artists profiled in the upcoming documentary Obsession, Inc. Music by The Insider – “The Great Break-off” Courtesy of Cheshire Music Filmed and edited by Pete Yagmin

Planchette named an Official Selection of Fright Night Film Fest

We’re pleased to announce that Planchette has been selected to screen at the 2015 Fright Night Film Fest – The Largest Genre Film Festival in all Mid America. The festival takes place October 16-18 at the Ramada Plaza Louisville Hotel and Conference Center in Louisville, Kentucky For more information, visit their website at


Planchette named an Official Selection of #STUFF2015

Planchette, the second short film from Evil Stew Productions has been named an official selection of the South Texas Underground Film Festival. This marks the first festival selection since Planchette premiered for the Boston Indie Mafia Wicked Film Challenge where it took home the awards for “Outstanding Sound Design” and “Outstanding Original Song” We’re absolutely thrilled to be part […]


Limited Edition “Planchette” T-Shirts Now Available

Due to the positive response of the official movie poster for Planchette we’ve decided to create a t-shirt featuring the original artwork available for a limited time through Teespring. Planchette Limited Edition Shirt Available in long-sleeve and women’s Long Sleeve Option Ladies Tee Act fast if you want to get your hands on these “killer” threads — […]

From left to right - Pete Yagmin, Sophia Cacciola,  Michael J. Epstein

Planchette filmmaker interview with SCATV

We recently premiered Planchette for the Boston Indie Mafia Wicked Film Challenge where the Somerville Community Access Television team conducted a series of interviews with regional filmmakers in the greater Boston area. From left to right – Pete Yagmin, Sophia Cacciola, Michael J. Epstein In this video we discuss the inspiration behind the film, challenges females face […]

Outstanding Sound Design

Planchette wins Outstanding Sound Design and Original Song

On June 27, 2015 – Planchette premiered for the Boston Indie Mafia “Wicked Film Challenge” and took home the awards for “Outstanding Sound Design” and “Outstanding Original Song” Since then, we’ve submitted Planchette to a select number of genre film festivals and will be announcing them on this blog as we receive selection notification for a festival (hopefully) […]


Planchette reviewed on (re)Search my Trash

Mike Haberfelner of (re)Search my Trash recently reviewed the 2015 short film Planchette from Evil Stew Productions and gave it an enthusiastic stamp of approval saying Planchette “transcends genre limitations, and is totally worth a watch!” [ Full review of Planchette at (re)Search my Trash ] We’re thrilled to have such positive feedback as we prepare to premiere […]


“Planchette” principal photography complete

Competing in the Wicked Film Challenge with only a month for casting, location scouting and everything else that goes into pre-production, and given the pitfalls I encountered it almost looked like this film wasn’t going to happen with the biggest challenge being scheduling cast and crew, but somehow managed to find time that everyone was available. April 26, 2015 – a single […]