About Dark Dunes Productions

Dark Dunes Productions is an independent film company making horror, science-fiction and fantasy films with a special emphasis on practical special effects and puppetry.

Films

Yamasong: March of the Hollows

Yamasong: March of the Hollows

Fantasy

An automaton girl and tortoise warrior journey with a band of outlaws on an incredible quest. Their one hope to defeat a sinister mechanized army and save the creatures of their world is to find a legendary relic.

Kids vs Monsters

Kids vs Monsters

Fantasy

The six richest people in the world each have one thing still dragging them down.. their intolerable kids. Luckily, there is a mysterious entity that is happy to help. See, he has some monsters of his own and they are just dying to test out their skills.

Harbinger Down

Harbinger Down

Horror

A group of grad students have booked passage on the fishing trawler Harbinger to study the effects of global warming on a pod of Orcas in the Bering Sea. When the ship’s crew dredges up a recently thawed piece of old Soviet space wreckage, things get downright deadly.

Lord of Tears

Lord of Tears

Horror

James Findlay is plagued by recurring nightmares of an unsettling entity. Suspecting that his visions are linked to a dark incident in his past, James returns to his childhood home in the Scottish Highlands, where he uncovers the disturbing truth behind his dreams.

Lord of Tears

Horror

Meet the Team

Sultan Saeed Al Darmaki

Sultan Saeed Al Darmaki

Executive Producer

Sultan Saeed Al Darmaki is an Emirati film-maker and businessman from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. He has been a big fan of horror, science fiction and fantasy films ever since he was a child, with King Kong being his first exposure to creature features. This love of film is what drove him to become a film-maker and in 2013, he created Dark Dunes Productions.

Mallory O’Meara

Mallory O'Meara

Producer and Communications Director

Imbued with a lifelong love of the strange, horror and monsters are Mallory’s passion. She has been with Dark Dunes Productions since the summer of 2013. Mallory is a New England native, but now lives in Los Angeles with a mountain of books. She is also a screenwriter and author.

Gavin Robertson

Gavin Robertson

Creative Director

Gavin joined the Dark Dunes team in December of 2013, when Sultan tapped his creative abilities to design the creatures for the film Kids vs Monsters. He has been a cinematographer, story board artist and graphic artist for 5 Dark Dunes feature films and co-productions. He lives in Fife, Scotland with his wife and two daughters.

Adamo Paolo Cultraro

Adamo Paolo Cultraro

Producer

Adamo Paolo Cultraro is a film writer, producer, and director who has been in the film industry since 2005. Cultraro's writer-director credits include Corrado(2008) starring Tom Sizemore and Johnny Messner, and Tactical Force(2010) starring Stone Cold Steve Austin and Michael Jai White. Cultraro is also the senior producer on the Dark Dunes features Kids vs. Monsters and Yamasong.

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Trailers

  • Yamasong: March of the Hollows Trailer
    Yamasong: March of the Hollows Trailer
  • Lord of Tears Trailer
    Lord of Tears Trailer
  • Harbinger Down Trailer
    Harbinger Down Trailer
  • Kids vs Monsters Trailer
    Kids vs Monsters Trailer

Latest News

8Feb

Producer Mallory O'Meara put together an extensive list of those paving the way as Female Horror Filmmakers!

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20Oct

Team Dark Dunes Productions shares their favorite Halloween Films- the scariest and the spookiest!

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