Short Films

Short Films

ACIDE
Directed by Just Philippot
France | 18 minutes | 2018
French with English subtitles
SOUTHEAST US PREMIERE. An ominous cloud is taking shape and it’s slowly moving inland, forcing people to run for cover. As the cloud keeps on moving forward inescapably, panic strikes. That cumulus is acid.

 


 

AMY
Directed by L. Gustavo Cooper
USA | 7 minutes | 2017
FLORIDA PREMIERE. A surreal and distorted glimpse into a killing spree that captivated a nation in the early 1900s set against the backdrop of the deadliest heat wave in recorded history.

 


 

ARTURO
Directed by Alessandro Bavari
Italy | 7 minutes | 2017
SOUTHEAST US PREMIERE. Let the rhythm get into your head.

 


 

BEASTLY THINGS
Directed by Zev Chevat
USA | 5 minutes | 2017
FLORIDA PREMIERE. A young street artist encounters a group of local schoolchildren, and learns what really makes monsters.

 


 

BEC
Directed by Tony Morales
Spain | 12 minutes | 2018
Spanish with English subtitles
FLORIDA PREMIERE. Since 1998 the appearances of the BEC has been constant, and the consequences of looking directly into their eyes has been irreversible.

 


 

BFF GIRLS
Directed by Brian Lonano
USA | 13 minutes | 2018
English and Japanese with English subtitles
SOUTH FLORIDA PREMIERE. Three dorky American girls magically transform into beautiful Japanese Superheroes and fight a tampon monster as they begin their journey into womanhood.

 


 

BLAZING WORLD
Directed by Carlson Young
USA | 13 minutes | 2018
FLORIDA PREMIERE. Margaret has been plagued with dreams of a strange world since she was a little girl. After a mysterious man with a map visits her one night, she decides to give in to the incessant calls of The Blazing World.

 


 

THE BLOODY BALLAD OF SQUIRT REYNOLDS
Directed by Anthony Cousins
USA | 7 minutes | 2018
FLORIDA PREMIERE. The kids at Camp Nawgonamakit are about to find out the tragic tale of Squirt Reynolds is more than just a legend.

 


 

COYOTE
Directed Lorenz Wunderle
Switzerland | 10 minutes | 2018
FLORIDA PREMIERE. A coyote loses his family to a vicious attack by wolves. Tormented by fear, anger and grief, he sees a chance to avenge their deaths…

 


 

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Directed by Michelle Brost & Dane Cree
USA | 4 minutes | 2017
FLORIDA PREMIERE. An unhealthy competition — the American pastime.

 


 

THE GREEN GIANT OF ZANZUKI
Directed by Alex Greenberg
USA | 8 minutes | 2017
FLORIDA PREMIERE. A deranged Soviet scientist has stolen an ancient relic from the lost island of Zanzuki to harness the power of the weather. Little did he know, it would awaken a horrible creature who stops at nothing to retrieve the magical artifact.

 


 

HEARTLESS
Directed by Kevin Sluder
USA | 12 minutes | 2018
FLORIDA PREMIERE. Based on Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart,” an overlooked associate struggles to complete a corporate presentation as a horrific secret gnaws at her conscience.

 


 

THE HORSE AND THE STAG
Directed by Jonathan Cuartas
USA | 10 minutes | 2018
WORLD PREMIERE. After being abducted by Edith, Carson is held captive in her motorhome.

 


 

HORSES: HAPPY HOLIDAYS
Directed by Leah Shore
USA | 1 minute | 2017
FLORIDA PREMIERE. Good times! There’s more than one way to skin a…

 


 

HOT DOG HANDS
Directed by Matt Reynolds
USA | 6 minutes | 2017
SOUTH FLORIDA PREMIERE. This woman can’t stop growing fingers.

 


 

MIDNIGHT DELIVERY
Directed by Nathan Crooker
USA | 10 minutes | 2018
FLORIDA PREMIERE. A mysterious gift is delivered to an unsuspecting woman’s door at the stroke of midnight. The woman’s morbid fascination entices her to examine the gift, unleashing a sinister evil from within.

 


 

MILK
Directed by Santiago Menghini
Canada | 10 minutes | 2018
FLORIDA PREMIERE. On a late night, a young teen goes into the kitchen for a glass of milk. Upon encountering his sleepless mother, he quickly realizes things are not as they seem.

 


 

MÖBIUS
Directed by Sam Kuhn
Canada-USA | 15 minutes | 2017
FLORIDA PREMIERE. A moth-eaten tale of magic and mutation half-remembered by a teen poet whose beloved lies lifeless in a stream.

 


 

NATURAL MIRACLE
Directed by Noah Malone
USA | 2 minutes | 2018
FLORIDA PREMIERE. Morality grows on trees.

 


 

NIGHTHAWK
Directed by Špela Čadež
Slovenia-Croatia | 9 minutes | 2017
Slovenian with English subtitles
EAST COAST PREMIERE. Attempting to remove an unresponsive badger from a dark road, a police patrol soon realizes that the animal is not dead but rather dead drunk. Things take an even stranger turn when the creature wakes up.

 


 

PREY
Directed by Bill Whirity
USA | 5 minutes | 2018
FLORIDA PREMIERE. While on a first date, a young couple finds themselves being pursued by more than just each other.

 


 

REWIND
Directed by Rubén Pérez Barrena
Spain | 12 minutes | 2017
Spanish with English subtitles
SOUTH FLORIDA PREMIERE. On Halloween night during a thick fog, a college girl finds herself suddenly harassed by a terrifying unknown presence.

 


 

RILEY WAS HERE
Directed by Mike Marrero & Jon Rhoads
USA | 15 minutes | 2018
US PREMIERE. Humankind narrowly avoided an apocalyptic event but some of those who survived struggle to move on after their horrific losses.

 


 

ROBHOT
Directed by Donato Sansone
Italy | 6 minutes | 2017
US PREMIERE. Two cyborg warriors face off in a battle to the death.

 


 

THE SERMON
Directed by Dean Puckett
UK | 11 minutes | 2018
SOUTHEAST US PREMIERE. In an isolated church community in the English countryside, a powerful hate preacher prepares to deliver a sermon to his flock, but his daughter has a secret that could destroy them all.

 


 

SHADOWMAKER
Directed by Ben Meinhardt
USA | 2 minutes | 2018
FLORIDA PREMIERE. He’s some kind of hero.

 


 

SHE CAME FROM THE WOODS
Directed by Erik & Carson Bloomquist
USA | 12 minutes | 2017
SOUTH FLORIDA PREMIERE. A campfire story comes to life for a group of counselors on the last day of the summer of 1987 at Camp Briarbrook.

 


 

SOCKMONSTER
Directed by Wesley Alley
USA | 4 minutes | 2017
SOUTH FLORIDA PREMIERE. A young mother deals with the loss of her young daughter but refuses to give up on her. As she searches for her, she finds something much worse and soon discovers where socks go when they go missing in the dryer.

 


 

THIRD WHEEL
Directed by Daniel DelPurgatorio
USA | 4 minutes | 2017
FLORIDA PREMIERE. Susan has more than just skeletons in her closet.

 


 

THURSDAY NIGHT
Directed by Gonçalo Almeida
Portugal-UK | 8 minutes | 2017
FLORIDA PREMIERE. An elusive stranger pays Bimbo a visit in the middle of the night to deliver a vital message.

 


 

TWO PUDDLES
Directed by Timothy Keeling
UK | 6 minutes | 2018
FLORIDA PREMIERE. Confronted by two radically unusual puddles on a woodland retreat, three family members are forced to make outrageous decisions.

 


 

VIOLA VS. THE VAMPIRE KING
Directed by Kevin Fermini
USA | 8 minutes | 2018
FLORIDA PREMIERE. Everyone’s favorite Super 8 vampire kung-fu revenge film.

 


 

WE SUMMONED A DEMON
Directed by Chris McInroy
USA | 6 minutes | 2017
SOUTH FLORIDA PREMIERE. They just wanted to be cool. Instead, they got a demon.
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