Filmmaking was a shared passion among the members of AngelragE; drummer Matt Rutherford and guitarist Garland Triest both worked on short films, documentaries, and trailers throughout their careers.
Based on the book by Garland Triest and the product of 3 decades of painstaking research, this documentary traces the origins of the gospel stories with shocking revelations that could rewrite history...
Based on the book by William Hope Hodgson and featuring art from the 2000 graphic novel, this fast-paced fan film uses visual FX, sound design, and state of the art A.I. text-to-speech to bring the classic horror novel to life.
Mutfest is a yearly celebration of the life, art, and music of Manuel Francisco Velarde, known to his friends as Mutly. This lighthearted compilation from October 2016 features interviews by Matt and Gar as well as several cameos by world-renown Tom Cruise impersonator Evan Ferrante.
A hapless victim comes home to relax in front of the TV, unaware he is about to be terrorized and murdered by the psychotic drug dealer passed out in his bathtub in this POV found footage style psychological thriller shot in real time in North Hollywood, California in the Summer of 2003. Starring Manuel Velarde and Garland Triest.
AngelragE guitarist Garland Triest recalls the afternoon he and Manuel Velarde filmed a short thriller in realtime in North Hollywood. Originally filmed for MUTFEST 2016.
In January of 2001, several drunken filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Brawley, California while shooting a documentary. A day later their footage was found.
"One of the most shocking endings in cinematic history." - some dude
"Scary as Hell!" - my mom
"Some of the most f*cked up shit I have ever seen!" - some chick I met
Short film parody of The Blair Witch Project featuring AngelragE drummer Matt Rutherford and Hell's Children bassist Manuel Velarde.
In 2020, Gar and his son began collaborating to build several locations and characters for an animated AngelragE series set within the Roblox universe and screen captured hours of footage for the first episodes, with both of them voicing characters. Only the pilot was completed but remained unedited as this was one of many projects Gar abandoned during the 2020 lockdown. I am currently editing the footage and hope to release the pilot episode sometime later this year. - Mark
The Blair Witch Experience is a non profit, fan led annual camping trip and tour of the filming sites used in The Blair Witch Project. After completing the tour, the group screen the film and rare Blair Witch related videos together and have often been joined by cast and crew including co-creator Eduardo Sanchez.
First trailer for The Shadows by Tristan Knight, featuring a voiceover by AngelragE drummer Matt Rutherford. "In the quiet northern town of Aurora Falls, the children have begun playing a game that will soon become a nightmare of madness and murder from which there is no escape. The Shadows by Tristan Knight... based on true events."
Second trailer for The Shadows by Tristan Knight, featuring a voiceover by AngelragE drummer Matt Rutherford. "As a boy in the quiet town of Aurora Falls, Christopher Collins saw terrifying things in the night. Shadows seemed to move and breath, malevolent forces lurked just beyond the door, and the forest itself seemed to come alive... Was it all in his mind? Or was there really something evil there, waiting in the dark? The Shadows, A Novel of Terror Based On True Events... by Tristan Knight."