October 28-31, 2016  |  Season 11

    



SUBMITTED FILMS
(Submitted Screenplays)


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(Little) Red Riding Hood
  
Directed by Stephane Guenin
Produced by EuroPacific Films LLC, FMR Productions
Once upon a time, there was a little girl, the most beautiful little girl one could ever see, who lived in a town near the forest and everyone called her Little Red Riding Hood. As she was going to visit her grandmother who was hill, dawdling along in the woods... What happened next? Nothing you've ever heard before...
Fantasy, 5 mins, Paris, France



AGRAVOY
 
Directed by Jacob Nizzola
Produced by Jacob Nizzola, Tom van den Broek
In a dark, dilapidated apartment suppressed door latches and muffled conversations bring a figure scuffling out from the shadows. It leers through peepholes out onto a world of beauty and despair. Obsessive lust over a female neighbour boils up to jealousy and rage when the voyeuristic relationship becomes a ménage à trois.
Horror, 11 mins, United Kingdom


 
Artificial
Directed by David P. Sanudo
Produced by David P. Sanudo
Xabier (Gorka Otxoa) goes for a job interview. What he doesn't know is that he has already been selected. CORPSA offers to pay him 90,000 if he agrees to be cloned. But more than just a lot of money depends on his decision. Still, Xabier isn't sure. What if runs into someone identical to himself one day? Who can reassure him he won't be replaced?
Thriller, 19 mins, Bilbao, Spain


 
Awakening (Excitatio)
  
Directed by Rolf Lindblom
Produced by Rolf Lindblom
To provide a lifestyle his wife and son deserve, Jake takes on a lot of pressure at his job as a real estate agent. But can he handle it all? As things start to pile up, he seeks guidance from a psychiatrist. Per his doctors orders, Jake takes a few days at one of his listings, a remote summerhouse, to work on his self-suggestion. All goes well until Jake senses something disturbing. Something within him or something else? He decides to ignore the piles of work staring at him from his make-up desk and continues with the exercise. During his self-suggestion, Jake has disturbing visions and is not sure what to do. The visions intrigue him, and with his doctor encouraging him to take control over his thoughts, Jake dives deeper. The only problem is -- neither the doctor or Jake has any idea what is lurking in the depths of a well-intentioned mind.
Thriller, 11 mins, Parainen, Finland


 
AXIOME
    
Directed by Geoffrey Crété
Produced by Geoffrey Crété
Yohann Kelly was born with a handicap and a mysterious symbol on his retina. He lives in a strange city and is searching for a meaning to life, trying to understand these anomalies. His life begins to unravel when mankind discovers an extraterrestrial form of life that looks exactly like the symbol in his eye ...
Science Fiction, 47 mins, France


 
Behind The Cake
Directed by Sasha Buljovcic
Produced by Sasha Buljovcic
When the sinister gamers of creative cruelty start wearing their masks, a mysterious man becomes involved in the silent mission of conspiracy, sabotage, and deadly path. Everything that seems cozy, polite, colorful and safe on the surface becomes the worst nightmare when its unwrapped.
Horror, 39 mins, Florida, USA


 
Blurred Vision
 
Directed by Michael Giannantonio
Produced by Michael Giannantonio, Kenzie Mastroe, Boualem Hassaine
Copycat killer "ZCD" is busy "dismembering" his latest victim in the style of his idol, the notorious KM Butcher. ZCD soon finds his "session" interrupted by a surprise visit from Detective Jones, who delivers some disturbing news about the KM Butcher. ZCD soon finds himself taking drastic, and unthinkable, measures as fate deals him a serious twist....
Horror, 8 mins, Arizona, USA


 
Brentwood Strangler
   
Directed by John Fitzpatrick
Produced by Adam J. Yeend, John Fitzpatrick, Ryan Dillon, Sarah Fitzpatrick, Jennifer Van Gessel, Nina Friis
It's the Christmas season in Los Angeles; Maggie, a lonely woman goes on a blind date unbeknownst to her that her date is an active and notorious serial killer, The Brentwood Strangler. Is this love at first sight? Or is Maggie in the worst (and last) date of her life? Stars Jordan Ladd (Cabin Fever).
Thriller, 18 mins, California, USA


 
Bristel Goodman
Directed by Dan Harnden
Produced by Dan Harnden, Richard Ramsdell
A traumatized Iraq War veteran meets the girl of his dreams in an Internet chat room. Through a series of webcam exchanges their relationship grows... until the night he witnesses her murder online.
Horror, 79 mins, USA


 
Chateau Sauvignon: terroir

Directed by David E. Munz-Maire
Produced by David E. Munz-Maire, Rob Eletto, Jayesh Hariharan, Carlos Valdivia
"Chateau Sauvignon: terroir" follows the isolated adolescent son of a storied vintner family who finds himself torn between obeying his father's callous restrictions and preventing his ailing mother from deteriorating further. When a doting woman and her indifferent son arrive seeking a tasting and tour of the winery, Nicolas sees an opportunity to help care for his mother, as well as prove his worth to his choleric father. However, his wayward plan quickly takes a turn for the worse, and his missteps puts his family's secretive murderous ways in peril of being unearthed. Stars Sean Weil (Boardwalk Empire, Everybody Wins); Anthony del Negro (Deep In the Darkness, Slink); and, Nancy Nagrant (House of Cards, Delivery Man).
Horror, 14 mins, New York, USA


 
Crying Wolf
Directed by Sandor Tokodi
Produced by Sandor Tokodi, Annamaria Tanai
Unknown suspects kidnapped the billionaire Qasim Al-Thani's only son, and they are demanding a hundred million pounds of ransom money. Al-Thani refuses to negotiate with the terrorists and to avoid any media attention, he hires private operatives for a rescue mission. An inside man at the MI5 gets hold of the hostage whereabouts, who is located in a small village at Herefordshire county. The assembled mercenaries make their way to the countryside, but after arriving to the abandoned mansion, they realise that this textbook mission, might cost them their lives...
Horror, 19 mins, England, United Kingdom


 
DE-MENTE
 
Directed by Lorenzo Ayuso
Produced by AMANIA FILMS S.L.U.
Klaus, a failed actor, shows up at midnight at the house of his old pal Genio, another actor whose career as a TV star is way more successful than his friend's. Klaus has something crucial to tell him: he has had a premonition.
Drama, 12 mins, Madrid, Spain


 
GARGALESIS - The Tickle Killer
Directed by Sascha Loffl
Produced by Sascha Loffl
What does a "killer" actually do? Well, as the name suggests: "killekille" (german for "to tickle"). This gentleman definitely lives up to his name... "GARGALESIS - The KilleKiller" is a funny film noir style fake trailer.
Thriller, 2 mins, Germany


 
Happy Birthday Suzie
Directed by Darren Hutchings
Produced by Darren Hutchings
A 12 year old's Birthday Party goes horribly, horribly wrong.
Horror, 3 mins, Ontario, Canada


 
JACK
 
Directed by Cynthia Morrison
Produced by Cynthia Morrison
Presentation on the facts of "Jack the Ripper" unsolved legal case.
Horror, 60 mins, Florida, USA


 
Kick Paddle, Kick Paddle
Directed by Kyle Klubal
Produced by Kyle Klubal, Nicole Natal
When a group of teens decide to throw a surprise birthday party for their friend Gabe, they encounter much more than they bargained for in this crazy Grindhouse tale which involves serial killers, hit men and superheroes, as everyone tries to make it out in one piece.
Horror, 25 mins, USA


 
Krzml by sinus force
Directed by Sascha Loffl
Produced by Sascha Loffl
This music video is a film noir style interpretation of the song "Krzml" by German electronic music producer "sinus force". What is special about this production is the fact that sinus force was neither involved in the development of the script nor in the production. So, at the premiere, Krzml's producer saw the music video for his song for the first time along with the audience. He was very pleased with the result.
Thriller, 6 mins, Germany


 
La Hora de los Sueños (The Hour of Dreams)
   
Directed by Rodrigo Orozco
Produced by Estudio Rodrigo Orozco
Leonor lives for her painting and through her art, she creates imaginary worlds. However, she is sick because she cannot create anymore. She awaits the hour of dreams, the hour where everything will be solved...
Animation, 13 mins, Mexico


 
LEGEND OF DARK RIDER
 
Directed by Titus Paar
Produced by Titus Paar
A story that has lasted for generations, about the Dark Rider. A beast none has survived, a monster, not human. We filmed it in an actual Swedish Viking village in the middle of a snowstorm. It's like Game of Thrones meets Conan with a touch of Hellraiser, Tarantino and John Carpenter. Sounds like something you haven't seen before? That's the point.
Fantasy, 90 mins, Sweden


 
Max
 
Directed by Ryan Paturzo-Polson
Produced by Sarah Pass
On a fishing trip with his parents, young Charlie reels in a black boot from the grimy depth of the sea. Soon after, a strange figure lurking in the shadows attempts to lay its hands on something that will tear the family apart.
Horror, 17 mins, Victoria, Australia


 
O Christmas Tree
Directed by Greg Kovacs
Produced by Nathan Hawkins, Stephanie Christiaens, Darren Hutchings
Carolers out to spread Christmas cheer get more than they bargained for at Mabel's house.
Horror, 14 mins, Ontario, Canada


 
Observation
   
Directed by Alexandre Laugier
Produced by Alexandre Laugier
Jonathan Lacombe, age twelve, sleeps soundly when at 3:33 am of the morning he is woken by a deaf noise and a blinding light invading his house. In the floor of underneath, the shouts of his parents frighten him. He hurries to lower to join them, but once in their chamber and that everything became again quiet, his parents disappeared without leaving of track. Twenty years later we find Jonathan who lives a life of the most normal. Julia, her girlfriend for three years is a nurse's aide in rest home for elderly. One evening when they find themselves to the restaurant to celebrate their three years together, everything is going to change and the ghosts of the past will resurface?
Dark Drama, 20 mins, Marseille, France



Red Velvet
Directed by Valerio Mazzarella
Produced by Konstantin Frolov
A recovering ambiguously addicted couple, Eric and Rebecca, struggle to adapt and live a normal married life. A mundane dinner party with neighbors causes their dark past to reveal itself.
Horror, 12 mins, California, USA


 
Shuriken Buzz
Directed by Yu Takano
Produced by Yu Takano
Witness the birth of "Ninja Horror" and experience the fear of Americans visiting a mysterious village as they begin to be attacked by Ninjas. American researchers studying Ninjas begin being murdered by the very Ninjas that they are researching! What is the fate of the men, after they enter the traditional Japanese village with their digital gadgets? And what is the shocking true identity of the Ninjas?! Experience a whole new level of entertainment that will make you scream, laugh and enjoy its exotic nature.
Horror, 64 mins, Tokyo, Japan


 
Skin
   
Directed by Deloris
Produced by Collet Collins, Harpal Deol
It's after her Skin... As Leela's eighteenth birthday approaches the very power that grows wild and strong inside of her is exactly what attracts the most malevolent of creatures...the Cicada. With only her grandparents to guide her can Leela survive an evil that has already killed both her parents.
Fantasy, 15 mins, London, United Kingdom



Sticks
 
Directed by Mark J. Parker
Produced by Mark J. Parker, Greg Clements
Four college students reunite on a summer night at a house in the woods. As they tell scary stories around the campfire, the line between imagination and reality blurs, and they get the feeling they may not be alone on the property.
Thriller, 18 mins, New York, USA


 
Subversive
Directed by Joseph Villapaz
Produced by Joseph Villapaz
An unexpected turn of events occurs during an interview with a famous film director.
Science Fiction, 13 mins, New York, USA


 
Ted and Brenda
Directed by Todd Redenius
Produced by Todd Redenius
In this Comedy/Horror short, Ted and Brenda seem like your average everyday couple, but something is off. One of them has an unusual hobby that will cause a drastic change in their relationship.
Horror, 6 mins, Washington, USA


 
The Clearing

Directed by Jim Higgins
Produced by Jim Higgins, Jeff Potts, Alucia Potts
Two siblings attempt to perform a family ritual of feeding an ancient creature.
Horror, 10 mins, Ohio, USA


 
Tokyo Sally
   
Directed by Kal Toth
Produced by Kal Toth
Dahlia works the midnight shift at Tokyo Sally's when her night begins to unravel in unexpected ways. An homage to the Twilight Zone and movies that go bump in the night, Tokyo Sally is Kal's popcorn-noir thriller featuring Anna Adams (Sex In The City 2) and Michael Ian Farrell (Gourmet Detective 2). Owen Shaw describes the film as having a "phantasmagorical quality in its storytelling and disorienting visuals... it reinvents a common theme in a new and interesting way." Stars Anna Adams (Sex In The City 2) and Michael Ian Farrell (The Gourmet Detective 2).
Thriller, 43 mins, USA


 
Trick or Treat
 
Directed by Veronica Kegel-Giglio
Produced by Veronica Kegel-Giglio
Trick or Treat.
Horror, 04 mins, Pennsylvania, USA