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Here They Are...Your 2012 Looney Award Winners!!!

2012 was an amazing year for Asylum movies, a year in which we saw more films than ever, and the level of quality rose to new peaks. As such, this year also saw a record number of Looney votes pour in from all over the world. So, without further adieu, here they are, your 2012 Looney Award Winners for Excellence in Asylum Films:

Best Actor
  Bill Oberst Jr., Abraham Lincoln vs Zombies

Best Actress
Heather Hemmens, Rise of the Zombies

Best Supporting Actor
Christopher Karl Johnson, Nazis at the Center of the Earth

Best Supporting Actress
Monet Mazur, Adopting Terror

Best Performance by a Non-Human
The 2-Headed Shark, 2-Headed Shark Attack

Best Cinematography
Alexander Yellen, Grimm's Snow White

Best Score
Chris Ridenhour, Nazis at the Center of the Earth

Best Visual Effects
Nazis at the Center of the Earth

Best Screenplay
Karl T. Hirsch (story), J. Lauren Proctor (story), 
and Richard Schenkman (screenplay), Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies

Best Asylum Moment of the Year
Zombie Baby Stomp, Rise of the Zombies 

Best Director
Joseph J. Lawson, Nazis at the Center of the Earth

Best Picture
Nazis at the Center of the Earth 

That's a mighty fine crop of winners; interesting that the three films with multiple wins all feature zombies. 

Congratulations to all, thanks to the voters domestic and foreign for making this the biggest Loonies yet, and of course thanks to The Asylum for the fun flicks! Bring on 2013!


  1. I'd like to thank the Academy...

    Seriously, though, thanks to ALL the various teams, pre, production, and post and everyone who makes an Asylum film tick at EVERY level.

    To all the filmmakers, actors, directors, first and second ADs, Casting, Screenwriters, Composers, Cinematographers, ACs, Properties, Production Designers, Grips, Gaffers, Make-up artists, VFX people, sound people, catering, color correction, distribution support services, facilities people, the front office and especially our producers, David Michael Latt, David Rimawi and Paul Bales... thanks for the effort and opportunity to make such fun films!

    You're all humbling and incredible teams I feel fortunate and blessed to get to work with.

    H. Perry Horton: THANK YOU so much to you and your readership for the recognition... it's nice to look up from the work wheel now and again to see people do watch and appreciate what we do to entertain folks worldwide. And if you think 2012 was good, wait'll you see what we have in store for 2013! :-)

  2. It is an honor to be mentioned here among such esteemed company. Thank you Perry and I say "Viva Asylum!"