DECEMBER 2, 2021
*All screenings will be followed by a Q&A from Filmmakers and Actors (if present)
BLOCK 1 - SHORTS 3:30PM
Tank, a natural artist who is always drawing, runs into trouble with the law with his gang of friends. Tank is convicted, jailed, and subjected to solitary confinement and intense brutality. His art allows him to escape his terrible conditions.
directed by Tank Standing Buffalo
While taking a final tour of an investment home, a distracted developer is horrified to discover that the deceased owner never left. And she never will.
directed by Bret Miller
HIDE OR SEEK
Andrew introduces his boyfriend to his childhood friends by playing a nostalgic - and terrifying - game of Hide and Seek. The game turns deadly when he discovers someone from his past hiding in the shadows, out for violent revenge.
directed by Brian Newell
J.C. is beyond surprised when his ex invites him over – but Laura promises she’s grown a lot and that she’s no longer angry. She has something she needs to show him, she insists, and won’t take no for an answer.
directed by Andrew Rothkin
BLOCK 2 - FEATURE 4:30PM
THE BUNNY MAN
A former sheriff's deputy hunts down a hatchet wielding serial killer in a bunny suit, known as The Bunny Man.
directed by Bobby McGruther
BLOCK 3 - SHORTS 5PM
A simple short look at the possible dangers of maintaining a Vegan diet
directed by Mike Vezza
During a mysterious pandemic, Cassie’s quarantine life has turned into a routine, day in and day out. Nothing new seems to happen, until she realizes she’s out of coffee. And she’s determined to get her cup of joe.
directed by Russ Emanuel
A collector of serial killer memorabilia finds himself in a fight for his life when he purchases a spork possessed by the soul of a madman.
directed by Vinnie Mancuso
A man wakes up locked in a strange bathroom where something is lurking behind the walls.
directed by Josh Funk
A photographer has the assignment to shoot Skogskyrkogarden, a cemetery located in the woods of Stockholm. There she sees an old woman placing a lantern on a grave. When the photographer shoots a picture of this very private moment, she soon finds out that its more than it seemed.
directed by Niels Bourgonje
IN FRONT OF YOU
In Front of You is a psychological/paranormal horror about a teenager named Lina. Lina has fallen victim to rape and not only is she suffering psychological trauma due to it, she has begun to face an entity that has become drawn to her after the rape.
directed by Adam Llamas
A desperate man stumbles upon a life changing amount of money, but must make a risky stop on his way to a new life.
directed by Jake Noecker
BLOCK 4 - FEATURE 6PM
A solar eclipse turns the women of a New Jersey Town into enraged, psychopaths. “It's a fun reversal of the genre that, by the end, becomes an all-out gorefest.
directed by Joshua Nelson
BLOCK 5 - SHORTS 6:30PM
In this noir comic-thriller, a woman navigates an envious obsession with the life of her beautiful neighbor.
directed by Noam Argov
Gym employee by day. Instagram influencer by night. Melissa (Ella Jordan) is surprised by an obsessive follower when she stays late to close the gym.
directed by Gamliel Wernick
LAST CALL, MIDNIGHT
Two women are at the bar talking about urban legends. As midnight approaches and it is last call, they are about to discover if one of those urban legends is real.
directed by Larry Rosen
AIR B & D
An author becomes the target of a sadistic couple at an Air B & B.
directed by Jayleen S Perez
Mike’s night is turned upside down when a homeless drifter comes spouting word of the incoming apocalypse.
directed by Tim Jones
A graduate student questions her reality after she receives a mysterious necklace.
directed by Ryan G. Kelly
A young boy is tormented by the physical manifestation of his O.C.D. Written & Directed by 15 year old Sasha Nelson
directed by Sasha Nelson
BLOCK 6 - FEATURE 7:30PM
THE DARKNESS OUTSIDE
When 8 year old Briana mysteriously disappears from her room one night, the ensuing search leads her family and others involved down a mysterious, dark road.
directed by Ryan Callaway
BLOCK 7 - SHORTS 8PM
Hannah Cruz (known for playing "Eliza" in Hamilton) stars in this stop-motion horror short as Viviana, who has just murdered her boyfriend in a jealous rage. Her loyal best friend and criminal accomplice, Catherine (Julia Rothstein), must wrestle with thereality.
directed by Jack Hillebrecht
I'M NOT A ROBOT
Desperate to find the perfect new employee during a job interview, a weary office manager discovers that his new recruit is not what he seems.
directed by Brian Olliver
PICK UP ARTIST
A guy jogs at night listening to a "how-to-pick-up-girls" tutorial. Trying to improve his pick-up-game. Suddenly a girl appears right in front of him also jogging. Perfect moment, not so perfect.
directed by Mario Alexander Schuster
A young woman explores an apartment during a blackout with nothing more than a box of matches. But she’s not alone...
directed by Zack Kron
BETTER SAFE THAN SONNY
A late night encounter with a stranger is not what is seems.
directed by Grace Soriano
NOT SO ALONE
A Girl. A House. A Knife. A Song. Ava - after hearing noises from upstairs - realizes she is not so alone. Who is in the house with her? Or rather; who is she in the house with?
directed by Veronica Tullo
THE KILLER ACROSS THE STREET
A paranoid, stay-at-home husband grows suspicious of his next door neighbor
directed by Adam Seccafico
KOREATOWN GHOST STORY
In this supernatural horror tale based on a Korean ritual starring Margaret Cho and Lyrica Okano, a woman entertains a macabre marriage offer that would let her pursue her dreams, for better or for much much worse.
directed by Minsun Park & Teddy Tenenbaum
BLOCK 8 - AWARDS CEREMONY 9:45PM
Hot Property (written by Jim Harkins)
Marianas Web (written by Taylor Salotti)
The Calling (written by Steven Bogart)
The Grand Bay Hotel (written by Steven Blows)
The Man in the Hat (written by Phyllis Allison)
The Mulligan Caper (written by Henry P. Gravelle)
The Sake House (written by David A. Seader)