DECEMBER 1, 2022
*All screenings will be followed by a Q&A from Filmmakers and Actors (if present)
BLOCK 1A 3:30PM (theater A)
I AM WORTHLESS
Down-on-his-luck single father, Ernie Ester has had enough. The cruel, relentless scientists that work with the gentle giant at Worth Bio Tech have finally gone too far. They crossed a line and awakened the hunter lurking deep within him, and unleashed his bloody retribution.
directed by Rodriguez Joseph & Justin Bourne Boring
A 6'7 elf is fired on Christmas Eve and goes rogue with Santa's list in tow, killing everyone on the "Nice List".
directed by Eric Cota
IN MENSTRUAL FRAMES
A pajama person becomes lost in a labyrinth of darkly familiar places that connect together impossibly.
directed by T. B. Johnson
STRINGS - NORTHWEST
Penny has her share of demons, and she’s about to take on one more. Despite her inability to play, Penny has big dreams of becoming the world’s greatest axe player. After stealing one from an antique shop, she decides to break it in at the local punk bar she frequents. Things don't go very well. After which, a dark presence appears with a proposition.
directed by Rodrigo Moreno-Fernandez
A struggling escort responds to an advertisement for a Housesitter, only to discover the subverted agenda of a desperate Mother, who will do anything to "feed" her monstrous son. A tribute to 35mm, 1980s genre cinema.
directed by The Mooncats
BLOCK 1B 3:30pm (theater B)
The Sandman comes at night. If you aren't careful, he'll steal your soul.
directed by Brooke deRosa
NO SIGNATURE REQUIRED
A woman finds a mysterious box on her doorstep, the contents of which will alter her perception of terror.
directed by Kenneth Lawrence
Sophia, a fearful young woman, accidentally lets a demonic entity loose while moving to her new house. She has to face the entity who reflects her personal struggle with insecurity.
directed by David A. Roncone
Santiago is a screenwriter who must submit a commissioned script because his lack of inspiration does not allow it. Fortunately in front of his apartment he sees a woman who inspires him. Santiago writes every action he sees, but when her life is in danger, he must decide whether to keep writing or save her life.
directed by Andrés Molano Moncada
Inspired by true events, this visceral Australian horror follows 2 sisters in the Victorian High Country on a hiking trip gone wrong, when they realize they aren’t alone and are being stalked by an enigma, whose existence was long believed to be an Urban Legend.
directed by Josh Todaro
BLOCK 2A 5pm (theater A)
A man constantly being harassed by a knocking on his door, begins to hallucinate about witnessing a murder. Eventually his obsession with catching the culprit leads him to the scene of the crime.
directed by Michel Pesirla
An overworked man, on the verge of sleep hear's a knock on the door. When no one is there, he begins to suspect something sinister.
directed by Chris Mastro
In the dark nights of sleepy hollow, a man moves along the shadows approaching a family where something unexpected happens
directed by Andrew Graziosa
BORROW OR ROB
A man on the run enters an Air BnB and gets more than he bargained for.
directed by Rob J Graydon
When a box that reads Don’t Open shows up in front of a man’s door, strange things starts to happen when get ignores the warning
directed by Donté Bouyer
NO WAY OUT
Jack, a young man suffering from sleep deprivation is studying for an exam. After receiving some bad news and falling asleep, Jack finds himself greeted by disturbing figures in a reality separate from his own.
directed by Caleb Bergner
I'LL NEVER BE ALIVE AGAIN
A cured zombie lives in seclusion, haunted by the crimes of her past.
directed by Anisha Savan
THROUGH THE TREES
A hiker looking to spend a peaceful and rejuvenating day in the wilderness begins finding strange objects and soon realizes that she may not be as alone in the forest as she thought.
directed by Glen Covell
BLOCK 2B 4:45pm (theater B)
TALES FROM THE NARROW BRIDGE THE WYRMWOOD DEVIL
A group of friends journey into the woods to find the legendary Wyrmwood Devil in this horror anthology featuring eight terrifying tales.
directed by Joey Mosca, Sami Saad, Jayleen Perez, Jenna Kildosher, Sam Platizky, Isaac Platizky, & Billy Farley
BLOCK 3A 6:30pm (theater A)
A REALLY BAD PLACE
A businessman in serious trouble hopes to have one last call with his wife.
directed by Otto Vihanto
An exterminator encounters his deepest sexual fantasy while on the job.
directed by Stefan Fernandez
Billy seeks help from a fortune teller about his love life. With the prospect that tonight is the night he finds the one, he might have found the last girl he will ever have to meet.
directed by Larry Rosen
In this short horror comedy set during Christmas time, the two best friends Amber and Emma discover something shocking in their bathroom. They have to find a way to protect themselves and the future of their start-up. A bloody mess is inevitable.
directed by Arik Bauriedl
THE IRON SHEIK MASSACRE
A group of young professional wrestlers are roasting wrestling legend The Iron Sheik, when lightning strikes their living room rendering a rare Iron Sheik action figure sentient. The awakened Iron Sheik doll hunts the disrespectful new school wrestlers down and makes them humble.
directed by John Hennigan
A LITTLE TENT
Starring Johnny Halloran (Kevin Can F**k Himself), Kate Darby and Michael Spencer, A Little Tent is a dark comedy about commitment, communication, and what happens when women are taught to be polite above all else.
directed by Michael Spencer
BLOCK 3B 6:30pm (theater B)
STAY OUT OF THE CORNFIELD
Two young girls are checking out the creepiest local myths and urban legends late one night when they decide to venture into a haunted cornfield where they make an unexpected discovery.
directed by Ryan Callaway
While renovating his recently inherited home, Scott Wills steps on a small splinter. The wound only grows worse as Scott learns the history of the town, it’s people and a terrible family legacy.
directed by Tom Ryan
BLOCK 4A 8pm (theater A)
A woman’s reality is not what it seems.
directed by Jenn Nobile
THE WINTER FERN
When a woman in 18th c. Colonial America can no longer endure her husband's abuse she will stop at nothing to save her daughter from his wrath.
directed by Gwen Gottlieb
A woman questions her marriage after finding a dying rabbit in her backyard on the night of her anniversary.
directed by Maggie Fox Talbot-Minkin
Sofia has been feeling lonely since her best friend, Claire, moved in with her partner. A late period prompts Sofia to consider a different future for herself. When a familiar spirit begins to sing a lullaby from Sofia’s childhood, she takes it as a sign. But signs may be misinterpreted as dreams, are revealed to be nightmares.
directed by Ann Valdés
FISH OUT OF WATER
A young girl is trapped at home by her delusional mother.
directed by Sasha Nelson
BLOCK 4B 8pm (theater B)
A graduate student interviews a young volunteer caregiver for his class project, but something isn't quite right.
directed by Rafael De Leon
A teenager finds himself stuck on a farm in a mysterious game with deadly implications.
directed by Joshua Land & Victor Fink
A woman discovers a mysterious box with bizarre instructions on the outside. But some boxes are best left unopened...
directed by Tom Griffin
A young woman fresh to New York moves in to a new apartment where a vicious Demon awaits to make her pay for her devilish past.
directed by Jeffrey Brown
IN THE TWILIGHT
Amos, a married father, has a chance meeting with an alluring woman who appears to be in trouble. Though he tries to avoid getting too close, he is drawn in and haunted by her at every turn.
directed by Ryan Callaway
Final Girl (written by Rhys Eleanor Demarest)
Monsters Among Us (written by Penny LeLeux)
Mother's Keeper (written by Adam Russell Carr)
The New Girlfriend (written by Pierre Langenegger)
Til Death (written by Jill Letteney)