Jason Blum, Vera Miao And Horror Filmmakers Talk The Influence Of Identity In Their Films At SXSW

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“The Bleeding Edge: A New Generation of Horror” panel at
SXSW started off with a loaded question from Stage13’s Two Sentence Horror Stories filmmaker Vera Miao: “How does your identity shape how you are as a horror filmmaker?” Genre mega-producer Jason Blum immediately answered in a joking tone, “That’s a racist question!” But the thing is, he’s kind of right. Miao, a female and first-generation Asian American, gets asked the question all the time so she decided to ask…