2019 SELECTIONS

SHORT FILMS
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"CARDINAL" 

Directed by Todd Densmore
  
Haunted by visions of his recently deceased mother, Peter believes that she is sending him a message from beyond the grave, awakening violent urges within him. 
 
 
"CERNUNNOS"
Directed by Winston Stemler
 
A violinist's devouring insecurity of her musical greatness ravages her body and soul as she begrudgingly calls to the Horned God that behooves her.  
 

 "DONOR"
Directed by Donald J. Wren
 
A man goes in for surgery but something goes wrong and he becomes a donor. But is the patient still alive?
 



"FATHER OF LIES"
Directed by Shiva Rodriguez
NON-COMPETITIVE BLOCK

A fantasy-horror tale based on Norse mythology. On Odin's orders, Thor, Balder, and Tyr have kidnapped Loki's three monster children and have locked them away to prevent them from fulfilling their destiny.
 


"FIVE COURSE MEAL"
Directed by James Cadden

Mark and Jenny agree to take part in a mysterious experiment for money. Things get exceptionally messy. 
 
 

"FULL MOON"
Directed by Kenny Brossoie

A quick-witted high schooler must fend for her life when the curse of a Full Moon brings out the primal nature of those closest to her. 
 


"GUEST HOUSE"
Directed by Dave Thorpe

While on a weekend away in a guest house, a couple play a game that has supernatural consequences. 
 
 
 
 
"HERE COMES EDDIE"
Directed by Christopher Schrack 

Through a late night encounter with an odd Craigslist ad, a woman is introduced to Eddie. And Eddie likes to play with knives. 
 


"LOVE SICK"
Directed by Mark Emilio Sciubba

Charles puts a hex on his ex girlfriend Dora to try winning her back. The demons have other plans than fixing his love life. 
"NIGHT TROUBLE"
Directed by Avalon Fast
 
Stella comes home from her stay in Arizona expecting to hang with her old time best friends. She is caught off guard when her world is turned sideways right in front of her eyes. 
 
Her blood runs cold as she watches new girls seemingly take over the life of her hometown best friend. Her blood runs all over when she watches her own life taken in the same way.   
 
 
"NOWHERE TO RUN"
Directed by Graham Thomas and Richard Clarke
 
Three women meet one evening, one of them tells them of a letter she found from her Uncle in which he tells her of a Dark Figure that will come for her. 
 
Sally & Nikki tell her it’s nothing to worry about, shortly afterwards they leave her. Later on that night Sally gets a skype call from Barbara. Something is not right.

"SUCCUBI SCRY"
Directed by Derek Silver


After losing his wife, Brad begins to suspect that the local church group might have played a role in her death. He turns to black magick scrying practices to communicate with his lost lover one last time.  
 

"TERRORDACTYL"
Directed by E.K. Scarfone
 
Three longtime friends go camping in the woods, but the fun and games end when one of them takes a "fossil" from a nearby abandoned nuclear power plant. 
 


"THAT VERY SPECIAL NIGHT" 
Directed by Mark C. Pollock
 
A couple are parked on a dark country road. Are they there to relive a past romantic encounter or are other factors involved that will make this a night to remember? 

"THE CONDUIT"
Directed by John Hale III

While delving into trans dimensional sleep experiments a young man opens a portal to another dimension filled with creatures from beyond. 
 

"THE DIFFERENCE"
 
Directed by  Yubin Zheng
 
The younger sister Vanessa is sheltered by her older sister Zoe during her childhood. They have a strong and loving relationship. 
 
Although they live together, after Zoe found a job, their relationship starts to sour. 

"THE DOLL"
Directed  by  Jason Vandygriff

After finding an old doll in the attic of his new home, James is slowly stalked by this malevolent being.  
 

"THE EXORCIST BOOK"
Directed by C.W. Prather

When teen Alice buys an old copy of The Exorcist book at a yard sale, strange things begin to occur in her suburban D.C. home  
 
 
"THE FAMILY WAY: COMING HOME"
Directed by Shiva Rodriguez
NON-COMPETITIVE BLOCK

An angry teenager commits a series of horrific murders, unaware that he is being tracked by a family that takes a keen interest in serial killers.



"THE GUILD"
Directed by Shiva Rodriguez
NON-COMPETITIVE BLOCK
 
Strange things happen when a man tries to murder an entire family in order to gain membership into a union for serial killers. 

 
"THE REHEARSAL"
Directed by W. Trent Welstead

A young actor prepares for an upcoming role, tormented by the persistent taunts of his harshest critic. 
 


"THREE IN A COFFIN"
Directed by Eric L Hansen
 
Vampire Jami and her keeper Bo are happy together... until the young, cute vampire Teagan crashes their world and everything changes.  
 






SELECTED TRAILERS

"ATTACK OF THE CAT PEOPLE" 

by Sarah Stephenson

In 1940, a group of Scientists ( Jessica Ham, Peter O’Hanlon, John Gorman, Wayne Bassett, Brad Phillips & Emma Critchell) discovered the remains a of Meteorite floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Little do they know they are not alone? 

 See the trailer for "Attack of the Cat People"

"DANGEROUS PEOPLE"
by Garo Nigoghossian
 
 Dangerous People takes place in the early 1970's and is about two murders who pick up a girl in a bar and then take her back to their apartment. A moment of brutal violence occurs which leads to a series of mind games to see who lives and who dies. Dangerous People is psychedelic trip that is equal parts crazy, scary, sexy, funny, sick and tragic.
 

"JEKYLL HYDE GRAY" 
by Andrea Williams 

 What if Dr. Jekyll and Dorian Gray knew each other and were women?  Dr. Jekyll and Dorian Gray are connected by various friends. Their stories interlace through tragedy and bloody circumstances.

See the trailer for "Jekyll Hyde Gray" 

"THE CERVIDAE" 

by Andriy Zayets

 Old friends from Zaporozhye Denis, Lesha and Gera decided on a winter vacation to strike a tour of the historic cities of western Ukraine. After a tour of the old town of Kamyanets-Podilsky in the snowy evening, the boys decide to visit the local brothel and have fun. But this was their last big mistake.

 See the trailer for "The Cervidae"

"THE COLLECTOR" 

by Jack Martin

 In a world without hope, a man find a cure.

See "The Collector" on YouTube 

"SHED" 

by David Axe 

You had your chance to be you. Their turn. SHED is an indie horror movie with skin-stealing monsters. But really, it's about love.

 See "Shed" on Vimeo

"UNKNOWN VISITOR"   
by Isaac Rodriguez
 
This second, their over ten million door cameras currently in use "Recording Every Visitor".

Watch "Unknown Visitor" on Amazon

"VOLKOV"

by George Dibble 

When agent Matthew Shepherd looks into his brother's mysterious disappearance, he discovers that sometimes it's better to let sleeping dogs lie. Through a haze of dark visages, and hidden corners of the criminal underworld, he discovers that a devil walks the shadows. 

 See "Volkov" on Amazon

"THE WAITING" 
by Katey Gulla

A short film trailer by Red Bell Films. 

 

 

 

 




SHORT SCREENPLAYS
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"MI CARINO" 
by Christian Jacob Ramon 

A newly hired nurse in a South Texas nursing home fights to protect one of her patients from what seems like a malevolent spirit from her past.
 
"STRIGOI"
 
by Adam Lapallo

A Machiavellian vampire seeking to end his curse faces the consequences of his bloody past while his victim's life hangs in the balance.
 
"ZOMBIE CORP" 
 
by Montgomery Burt

A keen new employee brings his girlfriend to an office party where she discovers all of his co-workers are zombies! He wants her to join the company too, but she’s not so sure about working for the undead who could eat them at any moment.





























































































































 


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