Lloyd Kaufman

Lloyd Kaufman, co-founder of 41-year-old Troma Entertainment, directed many of their feature films, including The Toxic AvengerThe Class of Nuke ‘Em HighSgt. Kabukiman NYPDTromeo & Juliet and Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead. Kaufman has written six books and presented his “Make Your Own Damn Movie” masterclasses globally. His latest film, Return to Nuke ‘Em High Vol. 1, produced in association with Starz, premiered in 2014 and screened in The Contenders series at MoMA. He is currently working on Return to Nuke ‘Em High Vol. 2 and The Toxic Avenger Part V.

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Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember George A. Romero

By Filmmakers | July 17, 2017

Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember George A. Romero

Lloyd Kaufman, Darren Lynn Bousman, Larry Fessenden, Rodney Ascher, Emily Hagins and more remember the much-loved father of the zombie movie.

Bill Plympton Talks with Lloyd Kaufman for The Talkhouse Film Podcast

By Bill Plympton | July 28, 2016

Bill Plympton Talks with Lloyd Kaufman for The Talkhouse Film Podcast

The two friends and founding fathers of the New York independent film scene sit down for a chat at Samsung 837 in New York City.

Lloyd Kaufman and Bill Plympton Are Recording a Live Talkhouse Podcast in New York

July 1, 2016

Lloyd Kaufman and Bill Plympton Are Recording a Live Talkhouse Podcast in New York

Join us at Samsung 837 in New York City on July 7 for a conversation between two legendary filmmakers.

Lloyd Kaufman (The Toxic Avenger) Talks Ondi Timoner’s Brand: A Second Coming

By Lloyd Kaufman | October 1, 2015

Lloyd Kaufman (The Toxic Avenger) Talks Ondi Timoner’s Brand: A Second Coming

This doc portrait of a revolutionary, messianic narcissist takes on added resonance if viewed during and juxtaposed with the Pope's recent U.S. visit.

Lloyd Kaufman (The Toxic Avenger) Talks Takashi Murakami’s Jellyfish Eyes

By Lloyd Kaufman | July 17, 2015

Lloyd Kaufman (The Toxic Avenger) Talks Takashi Murakami’s Jellyfish Eyes

Uncle Lloydie tries to get his bearings in the bizarro world of a Japanese kids movie (that maybe isn't actually for kids).

Filmmakers Rodney Ascher and Lloyd Kaufman Talk Cannes Film Festival Stories

By Filmmakers | May 23, 2015

Filmmakers Rodney Ascher and Lloyd Kaufman Talk Cannes Film Festival Stories

As the French Riviera's great festival finishes, our final two Cannes alumni recall their experiences braving the craziness of the Croisette.

Lloyd Kaufman (The Toxic Avenger) Talks Toa Fraser’s The Dead Lands

By Lloyd Kaufman | April 21, 2015

Lloyd Kaufman (The Toxic Avenger) Talks Toa Fraser’s The Dead Lands

The cult filmmaker finds much to like in an adventure that offers classical storytelling, high production values and, um, actual shit-eating.

Lloyd Kaufman (The Toxic Avenger) Talks Riley Stearns’ Faults

By Lloyd Kaufman | March 6, 2015

Lloyd Kaufman (The Toxic Avenger) Talks Riley Stearns’ Faults

The veteran cult filmmaker turns his attention to a new indie release, fittingly about a man who deprograms cult members.

Lloyd Kaufman (The Toxic Avenger) Talks Tommy Wirkola’s Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead

By Lloyd Kaufman | October 9, 2014

Lloyd Kaufman (The Toxic Avenger) Talks Tommy Wirkola’s Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead

One of the film's actors refused to share a sauna with him, but Troma's head honcho still thinks this Nazi zombie sequel is all kinds of awesome.

Lloyd Kaufman (The Toxic Avenger) Talks Bobcat Goldthwait’s Willow Creek

By Lloyd Kaufman | June 17, 2014

Lloyd Kaufman (The Toxic Avenger) Talks Bobcat Goldthwait’s Willow Creek

A Generational Dispute Erupts Between Troma President Lloyd Kaufman and Troma Student Enterprise Observer Jaime Meyers...