Want to become a director? Start working as an editor, and angle for horror/thriller gigs. As an example, Kevin Greutert edited the Saw films before directing the sixth and now seventh films in that franchise. (And was tapped to direct Paranormal Activity 2 before LionsGate said no.)

And now Tom Elkins, who edited The Haunting in Connecticut, is being promoted. He’ll direct that movie’s follow-up, A Haunting in Georgia. Read More »