Shorts Block 2 w/Q&A

Type: 
Film
Location: 
Main Theater
Date and time: 
Saturday, October 3, 2015 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: 
Upper Right theater
Date and time: 
Sunday, October 4, 2015 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Shorts Block 3 followed by Filmmaker Q&A - a collection of short films from around the world (film list tba)

 

666 sq ft

Directed by
Ray Zablocki
4 mins
 | 2014
 | United States
 | English
 

A tenant spends a sleepless night in his new apartment only to discover a problem that's too much for the landlord to handle.LINK

 

The 1000 Colors

Regional Premiere
Directed by
Filip Biedron
starring
Guy Evans, Rose Smith, Maggie Burns, Michael Morley, Richard Holmes
10 mins
 | 2014
 | United Kingdom
 | English
 

The 1000 Colors is a Lovecraftian psychological thriller that tells the story of Simon Gray, a fine artist who has lost inspiration. In desperation, he accepts a mysterious drug which he hopes will help regain his inspiration, but this proves to be a bad decision and by the time Simon realises that, it's already too late.

 

The Terrible Old Man

World Premiere
Directed by
Ryan Smith
starring
Megan Stockman,Geoff Hardy,Chris Monk, Keaton Crowe, John Geddie, Scott Sweatman, Katie Sweatman
21 mins
 | 2014
 | United States
 | English
 

The Terrible Old Man was written by H.P. Lovecraft in 1920. The story follows a set of 3 criminals who come to the town of Kingsport to rob an old man who is rumored to have a sizeable wealth of gold coins. What the criminals don't know, due to their unfamiliarity with the region, is that the locals stay away from the old man and his house due to some... odd practices that they have noticed about him.

 

The Craft

World Premiere
Directed by
Ilan Waldman
starring
Katie Boland, Jonathan Higgins
14 mins
 | 2015
 | Canada
 | English
 

Set in 19th Century Arkham, the film follows Sonia, an upper class socialite married to infamous painter Richard Pickman. After a morbid display at the Newberry Street Art Club, Richard disappears and Sonia is left to be haunted by his work. A biopic fan fiction based on the stories and romantic history of H.P. Lovecraft and his wife Sonia Greene.

 

CLOK

Directed by
Casey Malone
7 mins
 | 2015
 | United States
 | English
 

In this short multi-layered puzzle, the researcher Dylan Hensley believes he can conquer the passage of time by studying the movement of trees.

 

From Beyond

Directed by
Darren Way
9 mins
 | 2014
 | United States
 | English
 

Bathe in the mystical light emanating from the macabre machine created by Crawford Tillinghast and see into other dimensions and the creatures that constantly surround us unseen. But beware! For if you see them, they can also see you! Stop motion animation from Dangerous Puppets.

 

The Case of Evil

Directed by
Neal Hallford
starring
Merrick McCartha, Rebecca Sausedo
11 mins
 | 2014
 | United States
 | English
 

When a down-on-his-luck blues musicians travels to the country to buy a guitar he suspects was stolen from him many years earlier, he finds that its hoodoo-practicing owner is reluctant to hand over the instrument, and she's got something more on her agenda than a simple sale.'The Case of Evil' is a black and white horror short styled after the great horror classics like 'Frankenstein', 'The Wolf Man', 'The Cat People' and others. 

 

The Statement

World Premiere
Directed by
Marc Shahboz
starring
Randy Johnson, Ryan Allen, Marc Shahboz
7 mins
 | 2015
 | United States
 | English
 

The Statement is a modern retelling of H.P. Lovecraft's "The Statement of Randolph Carter".

Randolph Carter is questioned by local police about the disappearance of his friend. He recounts how the pair trekked into the Gainesville wilderness and ultimately deep into the Earth. He weaves a fantastic tale that centers around a strange book and supernatural elements that surrounds it.

This project produced in Gainesville, Florida with the faculty and students of the Santa Fe College Multimedia and Video BAS and Digital Media AS programs. Shot in the Santa Fe College Bat Cave.

 

The Mill at Calder's End

Directed by
Kevin McTurk
starring
Barbara Steele
14 mins
 | 2015
 | United States
 | English
 

In the remote village of Calder's End stands an old windmill, a repository of dark secrets. Nicholas Grimshaw has returned to this haunted place, his childhood home, intent on breaking a generations-old family curse. Grimshaw's journey takes him deep below the decaying mill, into mysterious, forgotten catacombs, whereupon he confronts the very source of the evil that has corrupted his family.