Short Films

Short Films

APEX
Directed by Stuart T. Birchall
U.K. | 4 minutes | 2019
SOUTHEAST US PREMIERE. Emergence of a hybrid human-alien consciousness from the void.

 


BACK INTO THE CLOSET
Directed by Noémie Besombes
France | 4 minutes | 2019
US PREMIERE. A blind little girl is bored living alone with her mother until one day she finds a monster in the kitchen’s closet.

 


BLESS YOU!
Directed by Paulina Ziólkowska
Poland | 5 minutes | 2019
SOUTHEAST US PREMIERE. Everyone gets sick of everyone. But things become really bad when you get sick of yourself.

 


BOILERMAKER
Directed by Risto Kütt
Estonia | 4 minutes | 2019
SOUTH FLORIDA PREMIERE. A surreal short animated film.

 


CATERPILLARPLASTY
Directed by David Barlow-Krelina
USA | 5 minutes | 2019
Spanish with English subtitles
SOUTH FLORIDA PREMIERE. Fusing elements of Kafka and Kubrick, this is a prescient, grotesque sci-fi satire that lifts plastic surgery to another level.

 


CHICHI
Directed by David Nessl
USA | 9 minutes | 2019
SOUTHEAST US PREMIERE. My dog had a dream and told me about it. I made a movie about that dream. This is that movie.

 


CHOWBOYS: AN AMERICAN FOLKTALE
Directed by Astron 6
Canada | 8 minutes | 2018
SOUTH FLORIDA PREMIERE. Things seem hopeless when three mysterious cowboys find themselves stranded on the coldest night in recorded history.

 


CRY CRY SCREAM SCREAM
Directed by Alexander Iffländer
Germany | 7 minutes | 2019
WORLD PREMIERE. An 80’s giallo slasher set in the city of Berlin.

 


DEEP TISSUE
Directed Meredith Alloway
USA | 9 minutes | 2018
SOUTHEAST US PREMIERE. Two strangers meet under mysterious means and discover they share a mutual fetish.

 


THE DESECRATED
Directed by John Gray
USA | 7 minutes | 2017
SOUTH FLORIDA PREMIERE. A young morgue attendant encounters an unwelcome visitor.

 


THE DO IT UP DATE
Directed by Josh Fadem
USA | 6 minutes | 2019
EAST COAST PREMIERE. Kip and Shayla go on a big date!

 


FACING IT
Directed by Sam Gainsborough
U.K. | 7 minutes | 2019
SOUTHEAST US PREMIERE. As a man anxiously awaits a meeting in the local pub, he is forced to explore his own difficult memories and relationships in an evening that will leave him changed forever.

 


FEST
Directed by Nikita Kiakur
Germany | 3 minutes | 2019
EAST COAST PREMIERE. Puppets on strings rave, eat and fly.

 


FIVE COURSE MEAL
Directed by James Cadden
Canada | 7 minute | 2019
SOUTHEAST US PREMIERE. A loving couple agree to take part in a mysterious experiment for money. Things get exceptionally messy.

 


FROST BITE
Directed by Andrew Hunt
USA | 10 minutes | 2019
EAST COAST PREMIERE. A young girl lures a mysterious figure across the frozen wasteland for reasons unexplained.

 


GO BACK
Directed by Matthew & Nathaniel Barber
USA | 6 minutes | 2019

EAST COAST PREMIERE. In the fall of 1978, a distraught commuter travels down a haunted country road only to discover that its inhabitants have other plans.

 


THE GUESSING GAME
Directed by Zachary Wincik
USA | 8 minutes | 2019
SOUTHEAST US PREMIERE. A man invites two old college friends to dinner, where a simple game will have unexpected consequences.

 


GWILLIAM’S TIPS FOR TURNING TRICKS INTO TREATS
Directed by Brian Lonano
USA | 4 minutes | 2019
SOUTH FLORIDA PREMIERE.This is what you wanted! Gwilliam is back and offers some tips for getting special treats this Halloween.

 


HOW TO BE ALONE
Directed by Kate Trefry
USA | 11 minutes | 2019
FLORIDA PREMIERE. Part psychological thriller, part horror comedy, Stranger Things writer Kate Trefry’s totally clever film features It Follows star Maika Monroe as a woman whose deepest fears seem to manifest physically when her husband (Joe Keery) leaves for the night shift.

 


I’M GOING OUT FOR CIGARETTES
Directed by Osman Cerfon
France | 13 minutes | 2018
SOUTHEAST US PREMIERE. A twelve-year-old lives with his sister, his mother, and also some men, all of whom have the same face and nest in closets, drawers, TV set…

 


INTERGALACTICE DETEKTIVE – DR. MONKULA
Directed by Alexander Iffländer
Germany | 3 minutes | 2019
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE. Alarm in Tokyo! Green vampire monsters from outer space are reaching for world domination! But they have not expected the fearless gorilla-vampire-detective Dr. Monkula from planet F.

 


KNOCKSTRIKE
Directed by Genis Rigol, Pau Anglada, and Marc Torices
Spain | 5 minutes | 2019
SOUTHEAST US PREMIERE. Two men who bump into each other on the street accidentally take the other’s briefcase. One contains a videotape that will lead the new owner to embark on an unexpected journey to decipher what’s in it.

 


LA NORIA
Directed by Rubén Carlos Baena
Spain | 12 minutes | 2019
Spanish with English subtitles
SOUTHEAST US PREMIERE. A young boy who loves to draw and build ferris wheels encounters strange creatures that turn his life upside down.

 


LOOM
Directed by Kevin Rothlisberger
USA | 30 minutes | 2019
EAST COAST PREMIERE. A weekend romance between two lovers suddenly turns to horror when they are taunted and abused by a group of local bullies. But just when the bullies think they have the best of them, someone decides to show their teeth releasing the bloodthirsty beasts within.

 


MANNEQUINS
Directed by David Malcolm
U.K. | 7 minutes | 2019
FLORIDA PREMIERE. Four friends visit the abandoned Carpenter Hill Hospital but none of them can know the true darkness that waits for them, a force they find themselves inexplicably drawn toward.

 


MERCURY SCREAMS
Directed by Dan Wilder
USA | 7 minutes | 2018
SOUTHEAST US PREMIERE. A young couple dealing with tragedy encounter an otherworldly evil.

 


MIEDOS
Directed by Germán Sancho
Spain | 2 minutes | 2018
SOUTHEAST US PREMIERE. The most terrifying fears creep into a little girl in her room when the lights turn off, just before she goes to sleep.

 


THE OBLITERATION OF THE CHICKENS
Directed by Izzy Lee
USA | 4 minutes | 2019
FLORIDA PREMIERE. This Herzog-inspired fever dream uses 100% stock footage to reflect on the banality of existence.

 


OCTANE
Directed by Jeron Braxton
USA | 6 minutes | 2017
FLORIDA PREMIERE. A man’s street race through hell and back parallels the black experience in America.

 


OTHER SIDE OF THE BOX
Directed by Caleb J. Phillips
USA | 15 minutes | 2019
FLORIDA PREMIERE. A couple receives a mysterious package from an old friend.

 


THE PROCEDURE 2
Directed by Calvin Reeder
USA | 3 minutes | 2019
SOUTH FLORIDA PREMIERE. A man is forced to endure another strange experiment.

 


RATTLE
Directed by Patrick Rea
USA | 2 minutes | 2019
SOUTHEAST US PREMIERE. Two parents try to calm their crying baby.

 


SELFIES
Directed by Claudius Gentinetta
Switzerland | 4 minutes | 2018
SOUTH FLORIDA PREMIERE. A fireworks display of grinning people who lose themselves in the abysses of human existence.

 


SKIN OF MAN
Directed by Jimmy Roche
USA | 10 minutes | 2019
SOUTH FLORIDA PREMIERE. A drug trip in the woods begins to disintegrate and erode as does the 16mm its filmed on –an odyssey of experimental horror ensues.

 


STARLETS
Directed by Marten Carlson
USA | 12 minutes | 2019
SOUTHEAST US PREMIERE. An entertainment attorney travels to an isolated farmhouse for contract negotiations and must outsmart an aging film star…If he wants to survive the night.

 


THE SUBJECT
Directed by Patrick Bouchard
France | 10 minutes | 2018
SOUTHEAST US PREMIERE. An animator dissects his own body, extracting memories, emotions and fears that will nurture his work.

 


TERROR ROAD
Directed by Brian Shephard
USA | 8 minutes | 2019
FLORIDA PREMIERE. On a dark, eerie night, a young woman makes a wrong turn through a long stretch of deserted woods. But as the night goes on, she’ll soon learn you’re never truly alone on Terror Road.

 


TOE
Directed by Neal O’Bryan & Chad Thurman
USA | 7 minutes | 2019
EAST COAST PREMIERE. A starving boy eats a toe he finds sticking out of the ground. Later that night, something ghastly comes to his bedroom wanting it back.

 


UNDER THE RIB CAGE
Directed by Bruno Tondeur
France | 13 minutes | 2019
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE. This is the story of a guy who’s gonna die. Maybe.

 


THE VIDEO STORE COMMERCIAL
Directed by Cody Kennedy & Tim Rutherford
Canada | 4 minutes | 2019
SOUTHEAST US PREMIERE. A desperate video store owner hires a crew to shoot a commercial in his shop. But when they accidentally destroy a cursed VHS, suddenly, all their lives are in danger.

 


WHEN THE LIGHTS GO OUT
Directed by Jonas Trukanas
Lithuania | 13 minutes | 2019
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE. A bullied boy has a dark secret of what happens when he is hurt by others. The lights go out and the monster appears.

 


WILD LOVE
Directed by Paul Autric
France | 7 minutes | 2019
SOUTH FLORIDA PREMIERE. The heart has its reasons of which nature knows nothing.

 


YOUR LAST DAY ON EARTH
Directed by Marc Martínez Jordán
Spain | 12 minutes | 2019
SOUTH FLORIDA PREMIERE. A Fox-dressed man breaks the spacetime limits with only one goal: to spend some time with his wife. But bellow this recreational act there’s a far more complex and ambitious plan.
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