Writer | Producer | Director
ERIC WILLIFORD – Screenwriter/Producer/Director
In the spring of 2021, Eric Williford and his partner Victoria Vertuga completed the critically acclaimed feature length found footage horror film “Lexi”. The film, which centers on a missing Vlogger, was edited by Mr. Williford. He also co-wrote the screenplay and co-produced the project with Mrs. Vertuga, who also directs and stars in the film. The film is currently available on Tubi with other platforms to follow.
In October of 2021 Mr. Williford directed the feature length horror film “Cold Blows The Wind” from a script that he wrote. Working again with his producing partner Victoria Vertuga (who also stars), the film is currently in post production and slated for a 2022 release.
In April of 2020, Mr. Williford and his producing partner Victoria Vertuga released the first season of their web series DisGraced. The series was written and produced by Eric and Victoria. Mr. Williford directed and edited 4 of the 8 episodes. The series has played in over 30 festivals worldwide. It has been nominated 23 times and won 10 awards.
In April of 2019, he completed the comedy short film “The Lost Films Of Ko Chiaki”. He served as the director, writer, and editor on the project. The film was accepted to the Covellite International Film Festival, The Atlanta Comedy Film Festival, and the Chicago Comedy Film Festival.
In June of 2011, Mr. Williford wrote, directed, shot, and edited the short film “Pack a Bag, Quick!”. This horror film was selected for both the San Diego Film Festival and the Southern Cal Film Festival.
On March 4th 2008, he produced the feature length horror film titled “CARVER”. The film was released worldwide to overwhelming critical acclaim and a cult following amongst horror fans. The film was released domestically by Allumination Filmworks and Internationally by Dream Entertainment.
After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Eric Williford produced and wrote his first feature length project, the supernatural horror film “The 8th Plague”. This film was immediately picked up for distribution by Anthem Pictures.
In September of 2006, “The 8th Plague” was theatrically premiered in Virginia to a sold out audience. “The 8th Plague” was awarded Best Feature at the 2006 Freakshow Horror Film Festival as well as Best Cinematography at the 2006 Chicago Horror Film Festival.
Eric Williford currently resides in Southern California.