How The Blair Witch Project Brought Found Footage Horror Into the Mainstream

Blair Witch Project 1999

Among all the groundbreaking horror films of the 1990s, perhaps none proved more influential than 1999’s micro-budget phenomenon The Blair Witch Project. The found footage tale of student filmmakers encountering a supernatural force in the Maryland woods became a landmark for innovative format, online marketing, and documentary-style scares. As we pass its 20th anniversary, it’s time to revisit how this trailblazing indie changed horror forever. Directors Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez wrote, planned, and shot … Read The Full Article