Horrors! 'Monsters' director did it himself, didn't go broke

Director Gareth Edwards
Director Gareth Edwards

TORONTO -- Gareth Edwards might have spawned a new generation of do-it-yourself filmmakers at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Instead of making a creature feature with his own money, Edwards sold himself as writer, director, cinematographer and visual effects man in one economical package. Let someone else foot the bill.