Start spooky season off right by getting paid to watch movies.
If you want to make some extra cash while staying at home, you can apply for jobs so that you can get paid to watch horror movies without having to get up off the couch.
There are two companies with positions open that will have you watching a bunch of scary films and they both pay $1,300 for sitting through your very own scary binge sessions.
Horror Heart Rate Analyst
Salary: $1,300 plus a $50 gift card for movie rentals
Who Should Apply: Someone based in the U.S. and at least 18 years old who can sit through 13 scary movies to help figure out whether or not a movie's budget impacts how terrifying it is. Getting the job means watching the films while wearing a Fitbit to monitor heart rate.
The movies that are part of this frightening film festival are Saw, The 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.
Applications are due by September 26, 2021, at midnight ET.
Stephen King Film Watcher
Salary: $1,300 plus a horror movie watching kit and Stephen King merch
Who Should Apply: Someone who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and is at least 18 years old can apply for this job. The position requires someone who can be detail-oriented enough to track their journey through 13 Stephen King movies, including monitoring their heart rate is, recording which is their favourite or least favourite, whether they're watching alone and more.
The 13 films are Carrie, Children of the Corn, Christine, Creepshow, Cujo, It, It: Chapter Two, Misery, The Mist, Pet Sematary, Salem's Lot, The Shining and Doctor Sleep.
Applications require you to write why you're the perfect candidate and what you hope to get from the experience. The deadline to apply is October 8, 2021, at 5 p.m. MT.