Shorts Block 1 w/Q&A

Type: 
Film
Location: 
Main Theater
Date and time: 
Friday, October 2, 2015 -
9:00pm to 11:00pm
Location: 
Upper Right theater
Date and time: 
Saturday, October 3, 2015 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Shorts Block 1 with Filmmaker Q&A - a collection of short films from around the world (film list tba)

 

Flesh and Bone

Directed by
Brett Stillo
starring
Daniel Knop, Casey Castille, James Saunders, Audra Wolfmann, Indra Lowenstein
6 mins
 | 2013
 | United States
 | English
 

A music video by Roadside Memorial, "Flesh and Bone" is a fusion of 1930's, Lovecraftian Horror, and classic Film Noir.

 

Hum

Directed by
Bossi Baker
starring
Jessica Collins, Bill Sarkisian
13 mins
 | 2015
 | United States
 | English
 

A woman is increasingly disturbed by a strange sound in her apartment.

 

Mercy

Directed by
Sean Blau
starring
Frannie Morrison Stephen Brookins Marius Layus Julie Henderson
4 mins
 | 2013
 | United States
 | English
 

A group of friends find a monster on the beach.

 

The Picture in The House

World Premiere
Directed by
Josh Deane
starring
Maurice Tillmon, Brady Allen
14 mins
 | 2015
 | United States
 | English
 

Caught in the rain on a bicycling trip home from Miskatonic University, Ben takes shelter in a seemingly abandoned house in the middle of nowhere. He quickly realizes that the shelter he sought provides little in the way of safety. Based on a short story by H.P. Lovecraft.

 

Tesla vs Cthulhu: The Nightmare of Desolation Sound

Regional Premiere
Directed by
Jeff Richards
starring
Stephanie Dyck, Kirk Wilson, Sacha M. Romalo
7 mins
 | 2015
 | Canada
 | English
 

After returning as the sole survivors of a disastrous expedition to the wilds of British Columbia, Elaine West and Nikola Tesla are ready to deliver their report to Miskatonic University... but the danger may have followed them back.

 

Autumn Harvest

Directed by
Fredrik S. Hana
starring
Oliver Hohlbrugger
18 mins
 | 2014
 | Norway
 | English
 

A grieving fisherman attempts suicide after the recent loss of his wife. But before he can end his life, he is interrupted by a mysterious creature from the sea. He is offered a chance to win back his lost love. 

 

The Whisperer in Darkness

Directed by
Avishai Weinberger
starring
Naomi Weinberger Michael Weinberger Robby Berman Adina Weinberger
9 mins
 | 2014
 | United States
 | English
 

A woman seeks out the truth behind a local legend and finds more than she bargained for. Inspired by the story by H. P. Lovecraft.

 

Cat Killer

Directed by
Jeff Dorer
starring
Brendan Elms, Samantha Sloyan, Oliver Houseknecht
10 mins
 | 2015
 | United States
 | English
 

Working deep into the night, a solitary inventor succeeds in reversing the natural order of predator and prey. But his tinkering yields some unexpected results, including unsettling insights into his own obsession. Following a dream logic and rendered in stark black and white, Cat Killer is a nightmarish fable that recalls the psychological horror stories of Edgar Allan Poe and the imagery of the German Expressionists.

 

Pickman's Model

Regional Premiere
Directed by
Pablo Angeles
11 mins
 | 2014
 | Mexico
 | English
 

In his quest to obtain a picture by his favorite macabre art painter, Richard Pickman, collector Thurber Phillips discovers the secret behind the artists work.