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Documentary ‘Terror in the Skies’ Gets First Trailer & Kickstarter


Small Town Monsters has released the first trailer for its upcoming monster documentary Terror in the Skies. A successor the studio’s 2017 documentary The Mothman of Point Pleasant, the new film follows director Seth Breedlove as he explores local legends of winged creatures throughout the mid-west. The over two minute long trailer features segments about the “Piasa Bird” legend in Alton, IL and its corollaries to the “Mothman” of Point Pleasant, WV and historical sightings of large winged creatures in general:

The film is written & directed by Breedlove along with co-writer Mark Matzke, and narrated by Lyle Blackburn Cinematography is by Zac Palmisano, music by Brandon Dalo, sound by Jason Utes, visual effects by SRV Films & Santino Vitale, and art by Matt Harris & Brian Serway. Interviews include authors Loren Coleman & Troy Taylor among many others.

Terror in the Skies is due out sometime this Summer. Yesterday began the Kickstarter campaign for the film along with two other projects, MOMO: The Missouri Monster and On the Trail of… Bigfoot. Next year, Breedlove intends to release a third film in the series, The Mothman Legacy, to complete a trilogy of films on the phenomenon.


Explore hundreds of years of terrifying reports of encounters with massive, winged creatures around the land of Lincoln. From Alton’s man-eating Piasa Bird legends to recent sightings in Chicago of a creature said to resemble Point Pleasant, West Virginia’s infamous Mothman, Terror in the Skies unlocks a centuries-old mystery.

Journey to the heartland of the Midwest in this new documentary which offers an in-depth look at an ongoing phenomenon. Numerous witnesses and investigators claim to have seen massive beings in the sky as recently as last year. One of the most recent, and popular stories in recent years has been an ongoing wave of sightings of a red-eyed, shapeless creature dubbed “the Chicago Mothman”.


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