Feature Horror Film ‘Nothing Left’ Shot in County
What happens when you think you’ve reached rock bottom and then you find out that things can get worse? When everything you love is stolen away? What happens is “Nothing Left,” a feature horror film shot in El Dorado County.
“Nothing Left” recently won Best Feature in the horror category at the 2012 International Action on Film Festival in Monrovia. One of its director/producers is Al Cacioppo, a 27 year resident of Placerville. The former general building contractor has been acting, writing scripts and producing films for 15 years, ever since he signed up with an extras casting company and got his first part in an HBO movie.
With fellow film-maker Bryan Martin, Cacioppo began production on “Nothing Left” as an episode for a Web series featuring the acting students from Martin’s acting studio.
“We realized that this was too good just for an Internet episode, so we stopped and rewrote it as a feature film,” said Cacioppo.”We started shooting last November and just finished a few months ago. Then we premiered it at the Action on Film Festival and we won for best horror feature.”
The film is about a rebonding camping trip that goes horribly awry when ...