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Vernon Zimmerman

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer
Vernon Zimmerman is an American writer and director who made his debut as director with the 1962 short Lemon Hearts starring Taylor Mead. He collaborated with Terrence Malick on the script to his directorial debut, the road movie, Deadhead Miles. Zimmerman wrote and directed the Claudia Jennings roller derby drive-in film Unholy Rollers.He is most well known for his horror slasher film Fade to Black, a dark and despairing psychological study of an awkward and alienated hardcore film buff who exacts a harsh revenge on his cruel tormentors. Zimmerman received a Saturn Award nomination as Best Director for the film, a predecessor to more well-known modern parodies of the horror genre. Vernon also wrote the scripts for the horror-Western Hex (a.k.a. Charmed), the redneck crime exploitation film Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw, the made-for-TV wrestling comedy/drama Mad Bull, the failed TV pilot... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Action

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Movies with Vernon Zimmerman as Crew(13)

Writing/Writer1989 Teen Witch
Writing/Story1983 Shooting Stars
Directing/Director1980 Fade to Black
Writing/Screenplay1980 Fade to Black
Writing/Writer1976 Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw
Writing/Writer1973 Hex
Directing/Director1972 The Unholy Rollers
Writing/Story1972 The Unholy Rollers
Directing/Director1972 Deadhead Miles
Writing/Screenplay1972 Deadhead Miles
Production/Producer1972 Deadhead Miles
Directing/Director1963 To L.A. with Lust
Directing/Director1962 Lemon Hearts

Vernon Zimmerman frequently works together with these people:
Martin Scorsese (2x, Actor)
Terrence Malick (2x, Crew)
John Steadman (2x, Actor)
Leo Garen (2x, Crew)
Howard R. Cohen (2x, Crew)
Alana H. Lambros (2x, Crew)
Mark L. Lester (2x, Crew)
Craig Safan (2x, Crew)
Taylor Mead (2x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:155617, Added: 07/05/2018, Last updated: 10/25/2020