Holiday Dinner/Guest Speaker Ted A. Bohus
When: Saturday, December 14, 2019
Where: Lutheran Church of the Redeemer,
55 Wyckoff Ave, Ramsey, NJ 07446
Join us for our annual Holiday Dinner/Guest Speaker event on Saturday, December 14, 2019
at 6:00pm. This is a pot luck event. There is no fee, just bring a food item or beverage.
Begin arriving at 6:00pm, dinner begins 6:30pm. Mr. Bohus takes the floor at 7:00pm.
Dessert follows guest presentation.
Our guest will have merchandise available for purchase.
Special Guest - Ted A. Bohus
In the 70’s Ted produced several fantasy short subjects and wrote for various film
magazines. In 1977 he published and edited his own magazine called SPFX-Special Effects
Magazine. After a few issues he quit to produce and write several low-budget science
fiction/horror films including FIEND and NIGHTBEAST. In 1993 Ted resumed publication of
SPFX and does to this day.
In 1980 Ted started his own production company FILMLINE COMMUNICATIONS. He
produced and wrote the story for his first theatrical feature, THE DEADLY SPAWN.
Throughout the 80’s Ted worked on various films as producer, director, story consultant,
writer, special effects designer/supervisor, 2nd unit director, and stunt actor. These films
include MIND KILLER, LONE WOLF, GAMBLIN, and THE AMITYVILLE CURSE.
In 1988, Ted produced the 35mm monsterfest, METAMORPHOSIS: THE ALIEN FACTOR.
Beside producing the film Ted also served as story writer, creature designer, stuntman, and
second unit director. Ted has also produced the anthology films FANTASTIC FILMSHOW I
& II and directed various episodes.
THE REGENERATED MAN, which Ted wrote, produced, and directed was shot in 35mm. The
film contains a computer animated creature created with the same software used for the
dinosaur effects in Jurassic Park.
Ted produced, directed and wrote the sci-fi/comedy VAMPIRE VIXENS FROM VENUS.
The film had a successful run on USA TV network “Up All Night.”
In 1994, Ted was the host, producer and director of HOLLYWOOD EAST RADIO. WVNJ
1160. The radio show consisted of interviews with movie personalities and call-ins. Also, with
co-host Joanne Santiglia (Ch. 10 Time Warner News) he produced, wrote, directed and
edited a 1/2 hour news magazine program for cable television. HOLLYWOOD EAST contained
interviews and film clips. It was nominated for the Cable Ace Award. It was shot at New
York's PLANET HOLLYWOOD.
In 1997, Ted was the director and producer of the 16mm coming of age film,
During 2001-2002 Ted co-directed, produced, wrote and acted in the 35mm feature THIS
THING OF OURS. It stars, James Caan, Frank Vincent, Vincent Pastore, Pat Cooper, Chuck
Zito, Vinny Vella, Joe Rigano, Danny Provenzano and Louis Vanaria.
In 2004, Ted co-produced, co-directed and co-wrote the teen oriented feature film
DESTINATION FAME. It stars AJ Gil (American Idol) Cuba Gooding, Joe Jackson, Mario,
Lyric, Ricky Aiello, Jordan Knight and a host of surprise celebrity guests. Music from the
film will be released as a double CD.
In 2007, Ted, with Dave Baumuller started a new film production company: HORROR BIZ
FILMS. Ted co-produced, directed and wrote the horror/comedy, HELL ON EARTH.
Ted has written a book, MAKING LOW-BUDGET SCIENCE FICTION FILMS: A REAL
HORROR STORY. Several publishers are interested.
2018: Ted has started a series of books called CANDID MONSTERS. Articles, interviews
and rare behind the scenes photos from classic Science-Fiction / Horror /
Fantasy and animation films.
Six additional projects are in development for production, FIRST CONTACT: THE
VISITOR, LOVE BY DESIGN, STARDANCER, THE BIOGENESIS EFFECT,
ALIEN ON EARTH and NEW YORK COWBOYS.
Ted also works with Kevin Clement and Chiller Theatre Enterprises. They produce one of the
biggest sci-fi/horror/fantasy conventions in the country as well as publish Chiller Theatre
Magazine. Ted also currently helps his friends with various publications including, Chiller
Theatre, Monster Bash, Horror Biz, Little Shoppe of Horrors, Monsters from the
Vault, Screem and Monsterpalooza!