Ghost Image

Written/Directed/Produced by Katie Damien

Alice has been working as a photographer for years and she’s never seen anything like the odd “smudge” that’s showing up in all her photographs. Things quickly escalate when she buys a new camera hoping to solve the problem and discovers there’s something that wants her dead.

7 minutes

Goodnight, Gracie

Written/Directed by Stellan Kendrick; Produced by Stellan Kendrick, Gloria Sandoval

When Christ-loving eight year old Gracie startles awake to a loud BANG, she assumes it’s just mom and step-dad at it again downstairs. But a blood-curdling scream suggests something more sinister, so Gracie grabs a flashlight and heads to the landing to investigate. She gazes in terror at the sight of her mother’s body hacked into a grizzly pile of gore. Her stepfather locks eyes with her, ax in hand. Gracie flees to the sanctuary of her room. Rather than fight back physically, Gracie desperately calls upon Jesus to banish the evil from her house.

4 minutes

Gut Punch

Written by Ron Ogden, Christopher Marrone, Sam Carter, Chance White, Jeff Kaminski; Directed by Chance White; Produced by Ron Ogden, Christopher Marrone, Clayton Koski, Chance White

It’s The Hangover meets Rosemary’s Baby with a splash of Evil Dead all wrapped up in a HP Lovecraftian Cthulhu themed party-glass! It’s Battle of the Sexes seen through the eyes of madness. In true trope fashion, hilarity and horror ensue. A rag-tag group of good time seeking bro’s are invited to the party of their dreams…. a sorority lake house bash! But the next morning, they find their dream party has become a nightmarish reality.

10 minutes

Hope in a Box

Written/Directed by Mick Dow; Produced by Becky Black, Mick Dow

On Sunday morning the council offices were empty apart from two employees. At 9.20am they were both abducted and taken to an unknown location. Kidnapped, tied up and locked in a box, unlikely heroes, Ally and Mark, have to make a decision. Do they stay or get out?

7 minutes

The Infamous Guy Christman

Written/Directed by Anthony DeNiro; Produced by James Leming

A broad comedy about hiding a dead body. Wannabe villain Guy Christman is holding America’s Greatest Spy hostage. However, after accidentally killing the spy, Guy is confronted by his ex-wife, who is giving a tour to sell their house. As they both attempt to cover up the dead body sitting in the middle of their living room, they find their situation becomes harder and harder to control.

6 minutes

Jason’s Nightmare

Written by Walt Guthrie; Directed by Matt McGahren; Produced by Matt McGahren, Walt Guthrie

It’s Friday the 13th once again and Jason Voorhees has wiped out yet another band of camp counselors. But this time, in an old shack located deep in the woods, the surviving Final Girl is going to discover Jason’s own horrific nightmare: his mom! Prepare yourself for a hectoring guilt trip into terror!”

8 minutes

Keep the Gaslight Burning

Written by Dave Elsey, based on A story by R. Chetwynd Hayes; Directed by Lou Elsey, Dave Elsey; Produced by Anna Bies, Don Bies

Mrs. Maxwell has a problem. She killed her abusive husband, but he won’t stay dead. Now he comes to her bedroom door every night for her, but cannot enter as long as she keeps the gaslight burning. She is trapped and her bedroom has become a prison, until her new lady’s companion, Maya, proves she is brave enough to help…for a price.

18 minutes

Kiss the Devil in the Dark

Written by Jonathan & Rebecca Martin, Blake Casselman, Josh Andersen; Directed by Jonathan & Rebecca Martin; Produced by Jonathan & Rebecca Martin, Ken Foxx

Desperate to save his dying wife, the sorcerer Marcus makes a dark bargain with the demon Dagon to save her soul. Dagon, however, has more in store for Marcus than a mere exchanging of souls in this Faustian dark fantasy short film that explores the very meaning of betrayal. Featuring Doug Jones.

30 minutes

Kitchen Sink Classic

Written/Directed/Produced by Lauren Shein

Trying to get a man’s attention can sometimes prove difficult, however a smart woman knows the most effective way. In Kitchen Sink Classic we catch a glimpse of the cunning female mind at work. Now who doesn’t like a bit of tongue-in-cheek at the kitchen sink.

3 minutes

The Legend of Rasputin

Written/Directed by Jamie Shannon; Produced by Heather Henson, Sam Koji-Hale

Mystic, prophet, healer, love-god – Grigori Rasputin’s unique talents bring him to St. Petersburg’s luxurious Winter Palace to heal the dying Prince Alexei, heir to the throne, in the waning days of Tsarist rule. When Rasputin succeeds, he becomes spiritual aid to the royal family, and infamous national celebrity to a public that is becoming increasingly critical of its rulers. Rasputin’s hedonistic desires, and the negative attention he draws to the ruling order, is upsetting to a certain faction of the nobility, who plot to kill him in an effort to restore the clean image of the Russian royalty, and to maintain their power in a time of revolutionary crisis. Rasputin’s prophesy that his murder by Royalty proves true, leading to the destruction of the Tsar and his dynasty. This is a dark historical comedy about the first tabloid star, Grigori Rasputin … told with puppets.

13 minutes


Written/Directed/Produced by Nicole Cespedes, Jessica Castillo, Micah Breitweiser

A plucky young gecko goes on an epic journey with a barbarian turtle and a mage chameleon to defeat the great Komodo dragon.

5 minutes

Lunch Ladies

Written by Clarissa Jacobson; Directed by JM Logan; Produced by Clarissa Jacobson, Joe Bratcher, Shayna Weber, JM Logan

Two burnt out high school Lunch Ladies do whatever it bloody takes on their quest to become Johnny Depp’s personal chefs.

19 minutes

Mermaids and Rhinos

Written by Polett Dus, Dorka Gergely, Viktória Traub; Directed by Viktória Traub; Produced by Polett Dus

Eight-year-old Tilda’s memories of her family as surrealistic visions come into life: the circus member ex-mermaid grandmother, the erotically overheated mother and the disappeared father whose broken heart, anger and jealousy manifest as a rhino. The acts of present and the past are in constant metamorphoses and transformation. The characters overstep their own and the surrounding world’s physical borders. Tilda’s life is full of grotesque, bizarre characters hungry for love. The atmosphere of wistfulness, desire, passion and sorrow frame the story.

16 minutes

Midnight Delivery

Written/Directed by Nathan Crooker; Produced by Nathan Crooker, Mayumi Tatsuta, Jake Silbermann

Midnight Delivery begins when 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.

10 minutes

The Mistress Of The Forest

Written/Directed/Produced by Nicholas Hiatt

For fledgling illustrator Neil, it’s a dream come true to come up with a fantasy comic for a major publisher. Problem is, he’s only got one night to do it and he’s much more at home drawing dinosaurs. When a lack of sleep and an intense caffeine binge brings him face to face with the mysterious hero of his story, the Mistress of the Forest, Neil thinks she may have the answer to his creative woes. Too bad she’s too busy living her own life to bother with Neil’s lack of inspiration.

9 minutes


Written by Jakob Grahl, Fabian Carl; Directed by Jakob Grahl; Produced by Tristan Baehre, Sebastian Fehring, Philipp Maron

Stephan has a multiple personality disorder and lives with his imaginary friends in a house. By taking a special pill for his cure he hopes to make his girlfriend Luisa happy again. But things get out of control when the “Pill” appears as a real person and wants to clean up the mess in Stephan’s head…

13 minutes


Written by Don Guarisco; Directed by Eduardo Miyar; Produced by Eduardo Miyar, Don Guarisco, Kathryn O’Donnell Miyar

Angie seems to lead a pretty humdrum life, toiling day in and day out at her dead-end job. One might say her only source of excitement is escaping through her favorite series of spy novels, “The Blade of Justice,” of which she always has a dog-eared copy on hand. Everything changes, however, on the day her boss calls her into his office to talk to some surprising visitors from a shadowy government agency who accuse her of a very strange crime.

20 minutes