• October 6th – Opening Night Party
  • Friday October 7th


TITLE: Parasites

PREMIERE: U.S. Premiere

SYNOPSIS: Three friends find themselves lost on Skid Row and are captured by an angry homeless gang.

WRITER(S):  Chad Ferrin

DIRECTOR(S): Chad Ferrin

PRODUCER(S): Robert Miano, Silvia Spross, John Santos.

Co-Producer: Suzanne Sumner Ferry

Executive Producer: Robert Rhine

CAST: Robert Miano, Sean Samuels, Rich Lee, Silvia Spross, Robert Rhine, Suzanne Sumner Ferry, Tim Halpin, Joe Pilato



TITLE: Occupants

PREMIERE:  L.A. Premiere

SYNOPSIS:  A documentarian named Annie has roped her husband into a project that involved setting up cameras throughout their house. Complications arise when the cameras start showing that same couple in an alternate universe. Starring Robert Picardo (Star Trek Voyager, Gremlins 2, Total Recall), Briana White, and Michael Pugliese.

WRITER(S): Julia Camara

DIRECTOR(S): Russ Emanuel

PRODUCER(S): Howard Nash, Robert Kwartler

CAST: Briana White (as Annie Curtis)

Michael Pugliese (as Neil Curtis)

Robert Picardo (as Dr. Alan Peterson)

RUNTIME: 80:35


TITLE: Teleios

PREMIERE: North America Premiere

SYNOPSIS:  A deep space mining vessel has been adrift for two years off Saturn’s moon Titan. It is suspected the crew brutally killed each other, but the reason for the bloodbath is unknown. A rescue crew of genetically modified ‘superior’ humans aboard the explorer vessel TELEIOS are sent to find if there are any survivors, what happened and why.

WRITER(S): Ian Truitner

DIRECTOR(S): Ian Truitner

PRODUCER(S): Jeffrey Magnussen, Hayley Helmreich

CAST: Sunny Mabrey (Once Upon a Time, Snakes on a Plane), Michael Nouri (Damages, Flashdance), Lance Broadway (Colony, Olympus Has Fallen), TJ Hoban (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia), Weetus Cren (W.M.D.), Mykel Jenkins (Containment), Christian Pitre and Ursula Mills.


  • Saturday October 8th

Short Program 1:

12:00PM – 1:41PM

Demo Reel (Cornelius Broderick) (2 minutes)

Touch of Love (7 minutes)

The Captors (16 minutes)

It’s All In Your head (6 minutes)

The Last Bullet (4 minutes)

FLYSPY (21 minutes)

Crazy (13 minutes)

Borderline (11 minutes)

Eat (10 minutes)

The Voodoo Dick (11 minutes)

Short Program 2:

2:00PM – 3:39PM

Starfucker (1 minute)

Somniloquy (3 minutes)

Yummy Meat: A Halloween Carol (5 minutes)

Shutter (7 minutes)

The Light Thief (19 minutes)

Girl #2 (9 minutes)

The Scared One (13 minutes)

Surgery (11 minutes)

Used Body Parts (8 minutes)

Blight (15 minutes)

How Deep Can I Go? (5 minutes)


TITLE: Gehenna : Where Death Lives

PREMIERE: L.A. Premiere

SYNOPSIS: Five people travel to the remote, pristine Pacific island of Saipan to scout locations for their company’s new luxury resort. They find curious natives, strange dolls, and learn of historic curses, but they finally find an ideal spot. On this spot is a cave – and when they enter, what appears to be a Japanese WWII bunker turns out to be much more, and they learn that curiosity can kill, that everyone has private secrets and inner demons, and that there are some places on Earth where death itself can live.

WRITER(S): Bradley A. Palmer, Nathan Long, Hiroshi Katagiri

DIRECTOR(S): Hiroshi Katagiri

PRODUCER(S): Koodae Kim

CAST: Doug Jones, Eva Swan, Justin Gordon, Simon Phillips, Sean Sprawling, Matthew Edward Hegstrom, Lance Henriksen



TITLE: I Had A Bloody Good Time At House Harker

PREMIERE: North American Premiere

SYNOPSIS: In order to save a home that has been in their family for generations, the descendants of Dracula’s slayer hire a vampire-actor to scare the town; things get out of hand when the “vampire” turns out to be the real thing.

Screenplay by: Jacob Givens

Story by: Noel Carroll, Clayton Cogswell, Jacob Givens and Derek Haugen

DIRECTOR(S): Clayton Cogswell

PRODUCER(S): Noel Carroll

CAST: Derek Haugen, Jacob Givens, Noel Carroll, Whitney Moore, Arlan Godthaab, Nathan Lorch



TITLE: Dead Awake

PREMIERE: World Premiere

SYNOPSIS: A young woman must save herself and her friends from an ancient evil that stalks its victims through the real-life phenomenon of sleep paralysis.

WRITER(S): Jeffrey Reddick

DIRECTOR(S): Phillip Guzman

PRODUCER(S): Galen Walker, James LaMarr, Derek Lee Nixon

CAST: Jocelin Donahue, Jesse Bradford, Jesse Borrego, Brea Grant, James Eckhouse, Lori Petty



TITLE: Paramedics

PREMIERE: World Premiere

SYNOPSIS: What happens when those who are you supposed to care for you, are the ones you should fear the most?

WRITER(S): Rodney Wilson

DIRECTOR(S): Rodney Wilson

PRODUCER(S): Rodney Wilson

CAST: Joe Bocian, Jenice Marshall, Brian Landis


  • Sunday October 9th

Short Program 3:

12:00PM – 1:46PM

Demo Reel (Alan Chan) (2 minutes)

The Amazing Mr. Moji (15 minutes)

Ideal (12 minutes)

The Call of Charlie (14 minutes)

Darla (6 minutes)

The Cleansing Hour (18 minutes)

Ambulance (13 minutes)

Bounce House of Horror (3 minutes)

From Another Place (13 minutes)

Tales From the Toilet (10 minutes)

Short Program 4:

2:00PM – 3:36PM

Eveless (6 minutes)

Monsters (12 minutes)

PYOTR495 (15 minutes)

The Maiden (9 minutes)

Be Still My Heart (7 minutes)

Brentwood Strangler (18 minutes)

The Disappearance of Willie Bingham (13 minutes)

Flush (6 minutes)

Roadside Assistance (7 minutes)

The Chute (3 minutes)

The Shitting (3 minutes)


TITLE: Peelers

PREMIERE: L.A. Premiere

SYNOPSIS: A small town strip club owner must defend her bar, her strippers and her life when violent infected patrons show up on the final closing night and all hell breaks loose.

WRITER(S): Lisa DeVita

DIRECTOR(S): Sevé Schelenz

PRODUCER(S): Sevé Schelenz, Lisa DeVita, Todd Giroux, Brendan Smith

CAST: Wren Walker, Caz Odin Darko, Madison J. Loos



TITLE: Cold Moon

PREMIERE: North American Premiere

SYNOPSIS: From the writer of Beetlejuice & The Nightmare Before Christmas….A chilling Tale of Supernatural Vengeance.

WRITER(S): Griff Furst and Michael McDowell

DIRECTOR(S): Griff Furst

PRODUCER(S): Richard Brown, Griff Furst, Stephen Furst, Isiah Laborde

CAST: Madison Wolfe, Christopher Lloyd, Robbie Kay



TITLE: Capture Kill Release

PREMIERE: L.A. Premiere

SYNOPSIS: A couple plots to murder a random stranger just for the thrill of it, but things turn ugly when one of them decides not to go through with it.

WRITER(S): Nick McAnulty, Jennifer Fraser and Farhang Ghajar

DIRECTOR(S): Nick McAnulty, Brian Allan Stewart

PRODUCER(S): Graham Rogers, Ainslee Kennedy, Nick McAnulty,Brian Allan Stewart.

CAST: Jennifer Fraser, Farhang Ghajar, Jonathan Gates, Rich Piatkowski, Christina Schimmel


Awards Show

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