9/17/12 - OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
The New Orleans Horror Film Festival is extremely honored to present the Lifetime Achievement Award to director WILLIAM LUSTIG.
William Lustig directed such genre classics as “Maniac”, “Vigilante”, “Uncle Sam”, and the “Maniac Cop” series. (He has also worked as an actor, playing small roles in his own films, as well as in films by Sam Raimi - most notably as a fake shemp in “Army of Darkness” and a dockworker in “Darkman”.)
Lustig went on to produce retrospective DVD documentaries for Anchor Bay. He is now currently the President and CEO of the outstanding DVD/Blu-ray label BLUE UNDERGROUND (which restores and re-releases popular and little seen cult movies and other grind house action, drama, and horror films).
For more information about director William Lustig, click on his image.