SCREAM: THE TRUE STORY
TWO-HOUR SHOCK DOCS SPECIAL
“Scream” may be one of the most successful horror movie franchises of all time, but the real fright lies in its terrifyingly true roots – the horrific story of serial killer Danny Rolling, aka The Gainesville Ripper. Now, SCREAM: THE TRUE STORY, the latest installment in the Shock Docs series, delves into the real-life horror of a murderer who believed he was a possessed by a demon and whose gruesome crime spree inspired the blockbuster film. Through a groundbreaking paranormal investigation, archival media and expert interviews, the docu-special – featuring paranormal investigator Steve Shippy and psychic medium Cindy Kaza – takes a closer look at the alleged diabolical forces involved and whether Rolling’s spirit still lurks in the shadows. As Shippy and Kaza conduct the first-ever paranormal investigation of the Florida campsite from which Rolling stalked his victims, as well as inside his childhood home in Louisiana, they are confronted by powerful malevolent energy – could it be the demonic force that possessed Rolling, or is it the spirit of Rolling himself? Fearing for everyone’s safety, they call in a demonologist to conduct an exorcism and help battle off the evil forces.
Cindy Kaza is a psychic medium. She stars alongside paranormal investigator Dave Schrader and equipment technician Shane Pittman in “The Holzer Files.” Together, the trio investigates terrifying true hauntings from the recently discovered case files of America’s first ghost hunter, Dr. Hans Holzer. With the help of Holzer’s daughter, Alexandra Holzer, the team reopens and revisits Holzer’s most captivating cases, digging into thousands of documents, letters, photographs and chilling audio and visual recordings dating back to the 1950s.
Kaza had her first memorable encounter with a spirit when she was just 10 years old. She dismissed this chilling experience as just a dream until her early 20s, when she realized she was continually having psychically spiritual experiences. Since this “awakening,” Kaza has been searching for the truth about her gifts and testing the limits of her multi-faceted abilities, including “automatic writing,” in which she allows the dead to communicate directly through her via free-form writing.
Kaza has trained at England’s renowned Arthur Findlay School of Intuitive Sciences and now travels across America providing people startling evidence and messages from the dead.
Steve Shippy is a filmmaker and paranormal expert. He grew up in a small town near Saginaw, Michigan. As a kid, he was a victim of a severe haunting. The experience stayed with Shippy and he sought out paranormal experts who worked with him to develop a way to understand what is really going on in hauntings – and how to confront the entities to either make them leave or to bring them peace and to end the haunting. Shippy began documenting his work on film and to date has produced and directed 10 feature length documentaries (all available on Amazon Prime) including “A Haunting on Hamilton Street,” “A Haunting on Dice Road” and “A Haunting on Brockway Street.”