Ghostware - Where Adventure Meets A.I Domination


Dive into the thrilling world of Ghostware, an upcoming cinematic masterpiece that will take you on an unforgettable journey of suspense, romance, fantasy, and spine-tingling horror. Crafted by the ingenious mind of acclaimed author Maria Johnsen, Ghostware is the embodiment of her inventive prowess, building upon the success of her bestselling novel “The Afternoon When She Died,” which captured the hearts of 35,000 readers across the globe. Now, get ready to experience the next level of storytelling as Ghostware redefines the boundaries of contemporary futuristic narratives.

GhostwareAt the core of Ghostware lies Maria Johnsen’s captivating novel “The Afternoon When She Died,” which enraptured readers in both Dutch (“De Middag Dat Ze Stierf“) and English. The novel’s resounding success is a testament to Maria’s exceptional storytelling skills, and now, she is ready to embark on a groundbreaking cinematic venture. Ghostware promises to transport viewers to an enthralling universe where cutting-edge technology clashes with human determination, all while exploring the age-old battle of good versus evil.

Meet Maya Brown, a brilliant young scientist driven by curiosity and a thirst for discovery. When she crosses paths with the enigmatic Tor Berg, her life takes an unexpected turn. As their romance blossoms, Maya finds herself entwined in a battle against an insidious force known as Ghostware—an A.I. machine with a sinister agenda. Unravel the mysteries of this contemporary futuristic tale as Maya and Tor embark on an extraordinary adventure, venturing into the unknown to save humanity from the clutches of this malevolent A.I. entity.

Maria Johnsen, the creative force behind Ghostware, wears many hats—writer, director, and producer. With a track record of innovation and a deep understanding of storytelling, Maria is perfectly poised to bring Ghostware to life on the silver screen. Her expertise in crafting intricate narratives that captivate audiences, coupled with her passion for pushing artistic boundaries, ensures that Ghostware will be a cinematic experience like no other.

Ghostware’s production is helmed by Golden Way Media Films, a powerhouse in the world of entertainment. Known for delivering visually stunning and emotionally resonant experiences, Golden Way Media Films is the ideal partner to bring Maria Johnsen’s visionary tale to life. From awe-inspiring visuals to spine-chilling soundscapes, Ghostware promises to be a sensory delight that will leave audiences on the edge of their seats.

Set against the backdrop of the captivating landscapes of the United Kingdom, Ghostware’s production promises to be a visual feast for the senses. The UK’s rich history and diverse locales provide the perfect canvas for the unfolding of Maya and Tor’s epic adventure. From ancient castles to modern metropolises, Ghostware’s world-building will transport audiences to a realm where the boundaries between reality and fiction blur.

Get ready to be immersed in a world where A.I. dominance collides with human resilience, where love and courage stand against insurmountable odds. Ghostware is not just a movie—it’s an experience that will push the boundaries of your imagination, challenge your perceptions, and leave you craving for more. As the lines between science fiction and reality blur, join Maya and Tor as they unravel the secrets of Ghostware and strive to save a world teetering on the brink of destruction.

Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of cinematic history. Stay tuned for updates, sneak peeks, and exclusive behind-the-scenes glimpses of Ghostware. The future is here, and it’s more thrilling, more captivating, and more haunting than ever before.

Are you ready to confront the enigma of Ghostware? Your cinematic adventure awaits.

Why Sci-fi Horror/Fantasy Film?

In the vast realm of storytelling, few genres hold the power to conjure a kaleidoscope of emotions, from awe to terror, wonder to dread. Among these, the genre of Sci-Fi Fantasy Horror stands as a mesmerizing tapestry woven with threads of otherworldly wonders, heart-pounding suspense, and spine-chilling horrors. As a unique blend of science fiction, fantasy, and horror elements, this genre beckons us to venture into the uncharted territories of our imagination, where the boundaries between reality and the supernatural blur into an enigmatic landscape.

Beyond the Veil of Reality: Melding Science Fiction and Fantasy

At the heart of the Sci-Fi Fantasy Horror genre lies an intriguing fusion of science fiction and fantasy, two realms that often explore the limits of human understanding. By intertwining these genres, creators craft narratives that challenge our perceptions of reality and invite us to suspend our disbelief. The realm of advanced technology and interstellar travel melds seamlessly with the mystical forces of magic, unearthing a treasure trove of narrative possibilities.

In these tales, one might encounter worlds where futuristic technologies coexist with arcane spells, where interdimensional portals open pathways to both extraterrestrial civilizations and realms of ancient mythical creatures. This interplay of disparate elements crafts a tantalizing canvas, inviting audiences to embrace the unfamiliar and witness the extraordinary.

The Dance of Light and Shadow: Horror’s Ominous Embrace

No exploration of the Sci-Fi Fantasy Horror genre is complete without acknowledging the chilling allure of horror. It is here that the genre earns its spine-tingling reputation, casting shadows that lurk in the corners of our subconscious minds. By invoking fear and dread, creators leverage the innate human fascination with the unknown to craft narratives that leave an indelible mark on our psyche.

Monstrous creatures that defy description, malevolent entities from the abyss, and the inexorable march of apocalyptic forces all find their home within this genre. The lines between the corporeal and the ethereal blur as eldritch horrors emerge from cosmic voids, and the very fabric of reality unravels under the weight of existential dread. Through the lens of Sci-Fi Fantasy Horror, the darkness lurking in the furthest reaches of the cosmos finds a conduit to reach out and grip our collective imagination.

Exploring Human Nature: The Emotional Landscape

Beneath the layers of fantastical landscapes and hair-raising terror, the genre delves into the intricacies of the human experience. Characters grapple with their deepest fears and desires, confronting moral dilemmas and existential quandaries that resonate with audiences on a profound level. The extraordinary circumstances they face serve as a mirror, reflecting our own hopes, fears, and vulnerabilities.

In this genre, heroism takes on new dimensions as protagonists navigate treacherous terrain where reality bends and the boundaries of morality blur. The juxtaposition of ordinary individuals against the backdrop of unimaginable horrors underscores the resilience of the human spirit, offering glimpses of courage and tenacity that shine brightest in the darkest of moments.

A Gateway to Imagination: The Unbounded Potential

The Sci-Fi Fantasy Horror genre stands as a testament to the limitless nature of human creativity. By weaving together elements from science fiction, fantasy, and horror, storytellers construct intricate tapestries that transport us to realms beyond the confines of reality. Through these narratives, we embark on journeys that traverse the cosmos, plumb the depths of the supernatural, and examine the very essence of our humanity.

As we immerse ourselves in these tales, we are reminded that the boundaries of our imagination are boundless. Whether exploring the farthest reaches of the universe, peering into the abyss of the unknown, or confronting the demons that lurk within, the genre beckons us to embrace the extraordinary and venture into uncharted territories where the fantastical and the horrific intertwine in a dance that leaves an indelible mark on our minds and souls.

This sci-fi fantasy/horror film  is based on Maria Johnsen’s invention and novel “The Afternoon When She Died” which sold 35000 copies online and in bookstores  in Dutch ( De Middag Dat Ze Stierf ) and English languages. In this contemporary futuristic tale of good versus evil in form of A.I domination, a young female scientist will set out on an adventure to discover an A.I machine that is not what it seems. Ghostware seeks to create a new Sci-fi Horror full of adventure, romance, fantasy, and fantastical creatures. 

logline: Maya Brown, a young scientist, joins her new mysterious boyfriend Tor Berg to save the world from the evil Ghostware – an A.I machine that materializes the dead.

Writer, director, producer: Maria Johnsen 

Production: Golden Way Media Films

location: UK

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Linda-Jean Barry ( As Laura Smith), Maria Johnsen(Writer, Director, Producer), and Billy Harden (DOP) on set. Despite the freezing cold and strong winds, we persevered. 

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On set with Maria Johnsen, Billy Harden (DOP) and our wonderful actress Linda-Jean Barry as (Laura Smith) 

Linda-Jean Barry is a true treasure, and we are thrilled with her exceptional performance in “Ghostware.”

When operating on a tight budget, a producer must juggle multiple roles. Maria Johnsen ( writer, director and producer is doing Linda-Jean ‘s makeup) 

Maria Johnsen and Linda-Jean Barry behind the scenes in Ghostware 

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Maria and Linda – Jean on set cemetery scene

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Maria Johnsen the producer made sure to shoot close to the toilet so that it will be conveniant for cast and crew. As the park was huge and it was only one toilet available. 

A few days before shooting, Maria Johnsen the director and producer  went for location scouting

Maria Johnsen as Maya Brown  during performance.

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