Nathan Schiff

Actor, Film director


Who is Nathan Schiff?

Nathan Schiff is a Long Island, New York filmmaker best known for receiving major DVD releases of low-budget horror features he shot in Super 8mm while in his teens. Image Entertainment, a leading DVD distributor, held these films in such high regard that they restored them, followed by wide DVD releases in 2004.

Born in Forest Hills, New York, Schiff grew up in Baldwin Harbor, Long Island where he began making films at the age of 11. Between the ages of 11 and 16, he made over 20 short films. At age 16, he embarked on his first feature, Weasels Rip My Flesh, made on a $400 budget. The storyline follows a detective investigating deaths caused by a giant mutated weasel. The weasel is captured by a mad scientist who plans to conquer the Earth with a monster army created by using the creature's regenerative blood.

In Long Island Cannibal Massacre, power lawnmowers and chainsaws spew guts and gore across the suburban landscape as cannibal lepers lurk. They Don't Cut the Grass Anymore follows two psycho hillbilly gardeners who slice up yuppies instead of cutting the grass.

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Also known as
  • N.H. Schiff
  • United States of America

on July 23, 2013


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