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Company to pay Rs 95,000 for watching 13 horror films


Hyderabad: Love getting those spine chills while watching a horror movie? Well, what if you get paid to watch these horror films? Yes, a US-based company called FinanceBuzz is on the lookout for the role of a ‘Horror Movie Heart Rate Analyst’ who will have to watch 13 horror movies in the month of October.

What more? The selected person shall be paid $1,300 (Rs 95,000) by the end of the assignment. In addition, the job also has an added perk — a $50 gift card to cover rental costs to fund your fright fest.

This research is being conducted to determine whether the budget of horror movies impacts the viewing experience of the audience. For the same, the company will use a Fitbit to track and monitor the heartbeat of the person which will help in reaching a conclusion according to its readings.

“In honour of the upcoming spooky season, we at FinanceBuzz are dying to know whether or not high-budget horror movies deliver stronger scares than low-budget ones,” the release announcing the offer said.

“You’ll help us discover whether or not a movie’s budget impacts just how dread-inducing it can be by wearing a Fitbit to monitor your heart rate while you work your way through the list of 13 movies,” it added.

However, the eligibility for the role is quite simple – the candidates applying should be US citizens and at least 18 years of age.

And the movies that will be shown during the experiment include: Saw, Amityville Horror, A Quiet Place, A Quiet Place Part 2, Candyman, Insidious, The Blair Witch Project, Sinister, Get Out, The Purge, Halloween (2018), Paranormal Activity, and Annabelle.

So, are you on a lookout for a well-paid spooky job?

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