Meet the Horror Aficionado Who Wants to Scare You on Your Phone

Crypt TV's Jack Davis is creating a mobile monster franchise

Jack Davis sits on red couch next to skulls.
Jack Davis is working on creating the online version of what he describes as "Marvel for monsters." Lara Solanki
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Jack Davis wasn’t a fan of scary movies as a kid. But now, he’s working on creating the online version of what he describes as “Marvel for monsters.” As the co-founder and CEO of Los Angeles-based Crypt TV, a social video startup that creates scary movie pilots and miniseries for the mobile era, Davis’ goal is a franchise that provides faster scares for shorter attention spans.

This story first appeared in the Feb. 26, 2018, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.
@martyswant martin.swant@adweek.com Marty Swant is a former technology staff writer for Adweek.
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