Shannon Lark is a Writer, Director, Producer, Actress, and Film Festival Director.
She is the Founder/Director of Operations at the Viscera, org., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to assisting female genre filmmakers. She's the Founder/Advisor and former CEO of The ChainSaw Mafia, and held the 2009 Spooksmodel crown for Fangoria Entertainment. Lark surrounds her entire being to encompass creating genre films and is specifically interested in exploring body issues, unhealthy sexual situations, and gender relations in her own films. She believes in equal opportunity creation, equal opportunity film making, and the idea that creating art is what saves the world from destroying itself.
"I'm an offbeat actress. I am only interested in taking roles and directing films that encompass strong emotions and fantastic situations."
Directing, writing, and creating genre films and theater, attending and directing Film Festivals, exploring photography, dancing, traveling, being with people I love, going to shows of the cinematic, theatrical, and musical related, playing with my Dalmatian, hiking/camping, yoga, and submerging myself into my work as an artist.
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"Shannon is a fantastic talent, a multi-tasking terror ready to take on any challenge and hit it out of the graveyard!"
"Lark is continually setting the bar for women in the biz, her drive is contagious and she's definitely not too hard on the eyes!"
"Shannon Lark is a lovely, intelligent and talented woman who also happens to look fabulous holding a bloody chainsaw. It was a thrill to work with her."
"Shannon Lark is so full of life and beyond talented...shes brilliant. She works in so many areas of the film and she has the passion, hunger and true love for the game. I cant say enough about her. Its a true honor and pleasure working with her."
"I had the honor to work with Shannon Lark on an indie film a few years ago, experiencing her professionalism and passion and utter commitment for what she does!
"Lark is at the forefront of creative change in the horror industry; she's a driven professional with a highly original vision"
"Shannon Lark is one of those rare people that can embody the class, experience, beauty and professionalism that the industry sorely lacks today, and I am very fortunate to be able to work with her."
"Shannon knows blood."
She was electrifying in person as in the photos we shot...I was wowed by that woman....they broke the mold with her.
"One of the hottest chicks I've ever Hot Zombie "Chicked"...
"Impressive, the combination of Ms Larks passion and professionalism make her an asset on any project, definitely look forward to collaborating with her again"
"Shannon is a tireless freedom fighter and source of hope for her sister female filmmakers everywhere. She has done more to help women in horror than you can imagine."
"Shannon Lark has an incredible work ethic. She's as driven and hard-working as she is talented- a deadly combination. The GOOD deadly, I mean...she's not a murderer. Although if she was, she'd excel at that, too."
"Shannon Lark embodies the perfect role model every female (and male) horror fans should look up to."
"In a cut-throat industry - Shannon Lark brings a chainsaw. She's a tenacious, smart independent survivor, and vomits blood regularly (in film) - businesswomen like that are too few. Whether she's eating babies or dancing with chainsaws - I'm happy to know her."
Still smooth and creamy...
"Active in all aspects of horror with an emphasis on female-produced horror art, Shannon is a force with which to be reckoned."
"Shannon has to be one of the most professional, driven, and talented artists I've ever had the pleasure of working with. She's the whole package: looks, personality, talent and of course, BRAINS!
"Shannon Lark is truly the most stellar actress I have had the privilege of working with on a set! Beautiful, talented and a truly humble actress, who could ask for more... What a true honor to work with talent of this caliber!"
Interested in casting Lark in your upcoming production? Only professional, respectful, and knowledgeable Filmmakers may apply.
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