Mark Pavia writes, I get a lot of email asking how Stephen King discovered me, then hired me to make THE NIGHT FLIER. This was how...
The Vimeo page notes:
"DRAG is the best short horror film I've seen in twenty years- smart, scary, and ferocious." -- Stephen King
"DRAG" - Mark Pavia's legendary 16mm zombie short was discovered and championed by the master of horror himself, Stephen King. This is the film that landed Pavia in the writer/director's chair for Stephen King's "The Night Flier", the vampire cult classic.
Shot in and around Pavia's home town of Lockport, Illinois, "DRAG" was also an early effort by Academy Award winning DP Mauro Fiore (AVATAR).