Short Films Block 6
Sunday's Shorts Extravaganza continues! We are stuffed to the gills with weird, uncanny, cosmic horror, and comedic shorts! These range from direct adaptations of stories by Lovecraft and his contemporaries to original stories that couldn’t exist without the influence of cosmic horror. Q&A with attending filmmakers follows.
After driving all night, two sisters come across a dilapidated roadside bathroom. Horrific events follow when a strange message is found and a mischievous resident wants to play a terrifying game.
Einreichen is the story of Redd Jacobson who gets trapped by Henry Wilmbusse, a German hypnotist who wants to use his body to carry out his evil wishes.
Written and Directed by Kody Newton and shot in the Old Haunted Idaho State Penitentary by cinematographer Ryann Race, Einreichen is a fun mixture of history and dark fantasy.
Desperate to gain entry to an alternate dimension, physicist Arthur Whateley allows his mentor Crawford Tillinghast to change his material constitution, a procedure that will enable him to physically pass through to the other side. But Arthur soon discovers that Crawford is making him undergo this transformation for an altogether different and sinister purpose.
A young Navy pilot’s life is shattered after being shot down by a UFO in World War II. Consumed by obsessive fear and hatred, he sets out on a quest to find and kill the creature that put him burning into the sea.
A man facing financial troubles stumbles across a bizarre and sinister solution to his predicament. He soon finds himself in a spiraling descent into darkness as dependence takes the reins.
Consumed by a mysterious low-frequency hum that only few can hear, Andrea Abner discovers the truth about her son’s fate and an evil force that threatens humanity.
When Hollywood mega-star Cooper Bradley goes to a special effects lab in Atlanta to get his head molded for his latest film--all hell breaks loose--and he has to not only try to escape from this freakish funhouse of props and make-up --but retrieve his very soul (which the VFX master has stolen) in the process....