Schedule

 

Night 1Night 2Night 3Night 4 Night 5


Night 1 – Friday, Oct. 27th at 10:00PM

Great Choice

Dir: Robin Comisar

A woman gets stuck in a Red Lobster commercial.

 

Too Dark

Dir: Sean Lahiff

A forest too eerie. A girl too vulnerable. A Predator too inept. A frightfully funny tale that’s TOO DARK.

 

Father

Dir: Chris Keller

Danny, a 9-year-old boy, is sitting on his bed, drawing something. It is an unassuming scenario of an innocent child playing, except something is off… What is he drawing? Why does he look anxious? Why is the house so eerily quiet?

 

Blood Shed

Dir: James Moran

Jack loves a bargain. When he buys suspiciously cheap parts to build his dream shed, he and long-suffering wife Helen find they’ve got more than they bargained for: a killer shed with an appetite for blood. A comedy horror about a man’s twisted love for his shed… that eats people.

 

Mister Popular

Dir: Charlie Mayforth

Sid, the classic idea of the popular jock, is put-off by the attention he receives from Ben, an outcast obsessed with Sid’s status as Mister Popular. When Ben takes drastic measures, his own shot at being Mister Popular makes for a twisted finish.

 

Setaceous

Dir: Tel Benjamin

An incessant car alarm lures a small group of neighbours to a mysterious car, seemingly abandoned in their suburban cul-de-sac.

 

We Summoned A Demon

Dir: Chris McInroy

They just wanted to be cool. Instead, they got a demon.


Night 2 – Saturday, Oct. 28th at 10:00PM

Taste

Dir: Adrian Selkowitz

Claire, a beautiful and calculating trophy wife, has convinced her husband to invite an influential Hollywood power couple to dinner. Things begin to go awry when the arriving guests step over a woman’s naked body in the driveway. The arrival of the paparazzi leaves the group no choice but to bring this barely conscious woman inside. As Claire struggles to remain the consummate hostess we learn that the strange woman is no stranger at all but rather a ghost from her past – one she is bonded to in a strange and supernatural way   

 

20Hz

Dir: Chris Keller

A young woman notices a strange sound only audible through her headphones.

Kisses

Dir: Sean U’Ren

Two young boys walk home from school, discussing their problems with girls. After one is caught in a lie about sexual experience, a unique opportunity presents itself. This film is based loosely on my own thoughts about toxic masculinity and consent, and on my mom’s wig models that she kept in the laundry room. They scared me for the better part of my childhood.

 

The Armoire

Dir: Evan Cooper

A struggling young woman moves to Hollywood only to discover that a piece of furniture in her apartment is haunted by a malicious spirit.

 

Earworm

Dir: Tara Price

Oh, the things that get stuck in our heads. When a reclusive man is repeatedly woken up over the course of a night by severe headaches, accompanied by musical repetition from an unknown source, his sanity begins to swiftly unravel.

 

Even The Darkness Has Arms

Dir: Chris Bavota

In the middle of the night, a man is haunted by the manifestation of his fears.

 

Caravan

Dir: Nathan Lacey

Caravan is a cautionary tale which follows a young family on a road-trip. As night falls the family pulls in for a routine rest-stop where their caravan is invaded by a malevolent intruder.


Night 3 Monday, Oct. 30th at 7:00PM

Latched

Dir: Justin Harding & Rob Brunner

A choreographer pursues creative inspiration at a cottage retreat while attempting to wean her demanding toddler — and unknowingly awakens a vile fairy corpse in the process. When she discovers the creature’s terrifying intentions, she will have to put her creativity to good use to lure the repugnant beast.

Worm

Dir: Ilya Polyakov

A lonely woman falls in love with her mysterious neighbor, only to learn he has a very deep, dark secret.

 

Lemon Drink

Dir: Will Goss

A young woman must come to terms with her boyfriend’s odd personality trait.

 

Other Lily

Dir: David Romero

Lily suffers from a sleep paralysis that may have horrific implications on her waking life.

 

Rites of Vengeance

Dir: Izzy Lee

A trio of nuns take matters into their own hands when a priest commits a terrible sin.

 

Agatha

Dir: Timothy Vanderberg

A little orphan girl is paid handsomely by an old woman to bring meals to

someone living in her attic until the girl crosses the one boundary set for her,

and discovers a deadly truth.

Holiday Fear

Dir: Nicolas Payne Santos

In the final act of a slasher film, Bruce attempts to reclaim his manliness and impress the final girl by finishing off the killer.


Night 4 Thursday, Nov. 2nd at 11:30PM

Time To Eat

Dir: Luke Guidici

After being sent to timeout, a mischievous boy’s trip to the basement leads to a monstrous revelation.

Smashed

Dir: Sean Lahiff

Dean has a thing for Jess – and it drives him crazy that she’s with Christian. Egged on by his friends, he manoeuvres everyone into making a hot-tempered and brainless move.

 

Blinky

Dir: Ruairi Robinson

Blinky is your child’s robotic best friend. Just remember he doesn’t understand irony, or hyperbole… or mercy.

 

First Like

Dir: Alexander Ronnberg

A girl comes home after a night out and is the first to press like at a picture a friend posted. Maybe she shouldn’t have done that…

 

The Birch

Dir: Ben Franklin & Anthony Melton

A bullied schoolboy takes drastic measures against his tormenter, summoning an ancient being in the woods using a spellbound book passed down through the generations of his family.

 

Madre de Dios

Dir: Gigi Saul Guerrero

A woman wakes up bound to an altar, helpless as she is transformed into a flesh and blood statue of Santa Muerte by two elderly Brujos whose sole purpose is to conjure the anti-Christ into our plane of existence.

 

Kookie

Dir: Justin Harding

Bree, an imaginative but dishonest child, struggles to connect with her aloof mother Kelly. After discovering that Bree has been stealing cookies, Kelly decides to use fear to teach her daughter a lesson. Kelly replaces the cookie jar with a terrifying jar sculpted as a sinister clown’s head. After Bree defies her mother’s orders to never steal cookies from it, Bree receives a terrifying visit.

 

 


Night 5 Saturday, Nov. 4th at 8:30PM

Connie

Dir: Cat Davies

Would-be stand-up Dolly Diggs suffers from stage fright. To overcome her fear, she plans to become a ventriloquist and thinks she found just the puppet to help. But Connie is no ordinary puppet… She’s a living doll

 

Bestia

Dir: Gigi Saul Guerrero

“Bestia” follows the lone survivor (played by Mathias Retamal) of a disaster as he awakens on a deserted beach. It becomes clear that there are more dangers lurking in the woods than a hungry beast.

 

It Began Without Warning

Dir: Santiago C Tapia & Jessica Cutright

‘The time has come,’ the Walrus said.  And all the little Oysters stood and waited in a row.

 

The Facts in the Case of Mr. Hollow

Dir: Rodrigo Gudino

The strange case of Mr. Hollow boils down to a single photo. But the more you look, the more you see, until you’ve seen too much.

 

Stay

Dir: David Mikalson

A cult of women summon a demon, but one rogue member, Carol, gets in the way of their plans. 

 

Clanker Man

Dir: Ben Steiner

Reality doesn’t happen by itself. Terry Lothian works tirelessly to maintain the background details that we all take for granted. But with his department feeling the pinch of austerity cutbacks, it’s not just the fabric of reality that’s starting to unravel.

 



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