LARRY FESSENDEN - Willie Grimes
Fessenden is the writer, director and editor of the award-winning art-horror
movies HABIT, NO TELLING, and WENDIGO. His most recent film, THE LAST
WINTER, starring Ron Perlman, Connie Britton and James Le Gros, premiered
at the 2006 Toronto Film Festival.
As a character actor Fessenden has appeared in numerous films, including Neil Jordan’s forthcoming THE BRAVE ONE, Jim Jarmusch’s BROKEN FLOWERS, Martin Scorsese's BRINGING OUT THE DEAD, Steve Buscemi's ANIMAL FACTORY, Brad Anderson's SESSION 9, and IMAGINARY HEROES by Dan Harris. Fessenden stars in HABIT, and the Sundance pictures MARGARITA HAPPY HOUR (Ilya Chaiken) and RIVER OF GRASS (Kelly Reichardt).
Since 2003, Fessenden has been a producer on various projects including Ilya Chaiken’s forthcoming LIBERTY KID, Douglas Buck’s remake of DePalma’s SISTERS, Jeff Winner's SATELITE and David Gebroe's ZOMBIE HONEYMOON. Under his low budget horror banner ScareFlix, he has produced Ti West's THE ROOST, and TRIGGER MAN, and James Felix McKenney's THE OFF SEASON and AUTOMATONS. Fall 2006 sees production on two new Scareflix: Graham Reznick’s I CAN SEE YOU and Glenn McQuaid’s I SELL THE DEAD.
Fessenden has operated the production company Glass Eye Pix since 1985, with the mission of supporting individual voices in the arts.