2018 Film Lineup


 



A Father's Day


Country of Origin:  United Kingdom
Runtime:  9 minutes 53 seconds

Today is special. Apocalypse or not.

Unexpectedly reunited with his daughter amongst the ruins of the world as they knew it, a father is determined to make this day special, even if they are already dead.


trailer:  https://vimeo.com/164976786

 



A Mother of Monsters


Country of Origin:  Brazil
Runtime:  8 minutes 40 seconds

A short film and a brazilian production. A story based on a Guy de Maupassant tale, “La Mère aux Monstres”. A girl, allured by a circus troupe, is in danger. It's possible that a kidnapping for a dreadful intent occurs. Is it a freak show?

trailer:  https://vimeo.com/220859092

 



Adolf Silverstein


Country of Origin:  United States
Runtime: 22 minutes 40 seconds

A busy, professional (and undead) father must learn the value of family and how to put his wife and son before his career... his extremely unconventional and horrifying career.

 



Ascension


Country of Origin:  Mexico
Runtime:  9 minutes 26 seconds

In Inferno City, a host of excited demons are set to slaughter Nisroc, a poor devil who is about to experience a major transformation. In a desperate race for survival, Nisroc will discover that his metamorphosis is just a new beginning

 



Balloon


Runtime:  13 minutes 44 seconds
Country of Origin:  United States

Penny and her therapist battle her phobia of balloons through psychological experimentation. However, it's not the balloon itself... it's the clown-like serial killer it represents.

trailer:  https://vimeo.com/215405745

 



BEC


Country of Origin:  Spain
Runtime: 12 minutes 17 seconds

Since 1998 the appearances of the BEC has been constant, and the consequences of looking directly into their eyes has been irreversible.

facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/becshortfilm/

 



Blood Sisters


Country of Origin:  Australia
Runtime:  10 minutes 30 seconds


Amateur witchcraft conjures up bloody consequences.


facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bloodsistersfilm/

 



Call the Police


Country of Origin:  United Kingdom
Runtime:  5 minutes 49 seconds

Richard awakes to find himself mysteriously tied up in a dark basement. He needs to use his wit and knowledge of modern technology if he wants to escape alive.

 



Cell


Country of Origin:  United Kingdom
Runtime:  9 minutes 55 seconds


At the height of WW2, a cowardly deserter awakens in a Nazi prison cell alongside a mysterious female prisoner. Unwitting test subjects in a cruel psychological experiment the pair must follow a set of rules if they're ever to escape, but all is not what it seems.


website:   https://www.shunkfilms.co.uk
facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/shunkfilms/
twitter:   https://twitter.com/shunkfilms

 



Croak


Runtime:  14 minutes 53 seconds
Country:  United States

A deadbeat party boy flies off the handle when his roommate suddenly moves out. Picking the wrong battle, he takes out his anger on those damn frogs in his backyard.

trailerhttps://vimeo.com/222751312

 



DEAD ROUTE 360


Country of Origin:  Spain
Runtime:  6 minutes


Teddy and Nora carry a corpse in the trunk of the car when they are about to run over Melania, a young woman who asks for help.

 



Deadmeat


Country of Origin:  United States
Runtime:  12 minutes

It’s a teenage nightmare! Locked in their high school at night, students find themselves running from more than just hormones. With a crazed killer spilling livers and spleens over lunch tables, who will be prom queen doesn’t seem so important anymore. They’d better chop-chop or be chop-chopped.

 



Devil Town


Country of Origin:  United Kingdom
Runtime: 15 minutes

Patrick Creedle is one of London's more obnoxious letting agents and a man who's used to getting exactly what he wants - but on this particular day Patrick's world is about to crumble as he crosses paths with a most unusual nemesis - a man that may just save him from the end of the world....

trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIpx-tGSjLg

 



Don't Turn Me Off


Country of Origin:  Netherlands
Runtime:  5 minutes 34 seconds


When a woman terrified of a scary film she was watching decides to turn it off, the horror becomes all too real as a dark presence is unleashed in the house.


trailer: https://vimeo.com/208986702
imdb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6649014/?ref_=nm_knf_i3
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DontTurnMeOff/

 



Doris


Country of Origin:  United Kingdom
Runtime: 12 minutes 23 seconds

When single mum Karen and her baby visit their elderly neighbor Doris, Karen soon realizes things are not at all what they seem. Doris has plans for Karen and the baby and enlists a group of elderly cohorts to see her plan through.


A short original film full of deranged and quirky characters. Expect the unexpected in this weird and disturbing story of neighborly love, friendship and murder, but mainly murder.

 



El Duelo Weird!


Country of Origin: Italy
Runtime:  4 minutes 50 seconds

Leaden atmosphere, silence, harbinger of death. 
A poor man vomits blood lying pitifully on a river bank. 
Her Colt still has one final bullet to be imposed in the body of his enemy, before it's too late. 
Or so it seems ...

 



EMMA - An American Alptraum in Austria


Country of Origin:  Austria
Runtime:  7 minutes 30 seconds

The story of a female documentary filmmaker who’s revealing the mystery of her husband’s idiosyncratic birthplace, Muhr in Austria, where a giant wooden totem called “The Samson”, brings death to the inhabitants and also threatens her unborn daughter, Emma.

trailer:
  https://vimeo.com/201021685



 



Evströnger


Country of Origin:  Spain
Runtime:  3 minutes 8 seconds


Marta and David are a couple politically committed and somewhat anti-capitalist. They try to do things right, like everyone else, being consistent with their values. In spite of it, the parents of Marta have given them a practical piece of furniture of a well-known Scandinavian brand that they must mount themselves. However the "Evströnger" assembly manual will order them to do something else ... Will they follow the instructions to the letter? Or, on the contrary, will they escape from the diabolical capitalist loop that grips us all ...?


facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/gerionfilms/

 



Friday the 24th


Country of Origin:  Sweden
Runtime:  15 minutes

20 years after her father was brutally slayed by a psychopath in a Santa suit Isabelle decides to celebrate Christmas once again. Little does she know that Santa is back to finish what he started.

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Fredagen-den-24-110173043023433/?ref=br_rs

 



GOODNIGHT, GRACIE


Country of Origin:  United States
Runtime:  3 minutes 54 seconds

After mom gets hacked to pieces by her latest lover, a devout child fights to escape the same fate.

 



GRIDLOCK


Country of Origin:  Ireland
Runtime:  19 minutes 45 seconds

A thriller set during a traffic jam on a country road. When a little girl goes missing from one of the cars, her father forms a desperate search party to find her, and soon everyone is a suspect.

trailer:  https://vimeo.com/168663003

 



Heartless


Country of Origin:  United States
Runtime:  12 minutes 24 seconds

Based on Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart". An overlooked associate struggles to complete a corporate presentation as a horrific secret gnaws at her conscience.

facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/HeartlessHorrorMovie/
twitter:  https://twitter.com/HeartlessMovie_

 



Hi, Neighbor


Country of Origin: United States
Runtime: 10 minutes 5 seconds

Successful suburbanite Erin has had enough of her neighbor Gordon, but she is slowly realizing that not every neighbor is super-dee-dooper.

 



Hitler's Balls


Country of Origin:  Switzerland
Runtime:  6 minutes 20 seconds

Hitler is not dead. He is hiding in the woods. With a gypsy woman. Their son is Donald Trump. Two nazi hunters women are tracking him down.

 



Holy F__k


Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Runtime:  8 minutes 48 seconds

A darkly erotic and comedic short film about a demon and an exorcist’s deadly sexual tangle towards release.

trailer:  https://vimeo.com/218811620

 



LILY


Country of Origin:  France
Runtime:  12 minutes 2 seconds

Myriam, Auxiliary of social life, is on a mission since a few days with Mr. Bariani, a septuagenarian widower hit by a severe handicap. Taking advantage of the weakness of the old man, Myriam adopts a detestable behavior by making him suffer abuse.

trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=vm5yIoOWKeA

 



Karl


Country of Origin:  France
Runtime:  3 minutes 45 seconds

Karl aka Grandsyeuxnoirs86 and Zoé aka Poussine98 have met on weirder.com. Their first date-in-real-life is scheduled at 4pm. Zoé is on time. Karl is late. Zoé does not like latecomers.

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/karltheshortfilm

 



La Machine à baiser


Country of Origin:  Japan
Runtime:  19 minutes 45 seconds

Two friends fall in love with a rusty iron box.

trailer: https://vimeo.com/253659398

 



LIFELIKE


Country of Origin:  United States
Runtime:  6 minutes 9 seconds

In the vein of Black Mirror and The Twilight Zone, this short film pulled from a collection of anthology stories tackles a heartbroken woman who orders a lifelike android so she can have one last moment with the man she loves. Will she finally find the closure she has been looking for or will a major malfunction change her life forever?

 



LIKE


Country of Origin:  Italy
Runtime:  20 minutes

A mysterious serial killer hosts a macabre show, where he tries and executes his victims in live streaming., leaving the final verdict in the hands of the Net public, which can decide to kill or spare the victim with simples " Like ".


 



Incoming Call


Country of Filming:  Spain
Runtime:  59 seconds

Two friends talk by videoconference , until something strange starts to happen.

website:  http://danielhernandez.es

 



Online


Country of Origin:  Spain
Runtime: 30 seconds

Life goes by so fast when you're ahead in front of the screen, this is the story of an ordinary man abducted by technology.

website:  http://danielhernandez.es

 



MATHEW 19:14


Country of Origin: Russian Federation
Runtime:  30 minutes


The plot revolves around a teacher of Junior classes, who suspected her students of being demon-possessed. Are they real or do they live only in her head. She is trying to solve the mystery to save the real children. But every day the number of monsters is increasing that pushes a woman to desperate measures.

 



Pistachio Green


Country of Origin: Spain
Runtime: 12 minutes 12 seconds

Christmas has arrived, and with it the problems with little Tomás, who has disturbed the peace of a neighbor nearby throwing all kinds of objects. The reprimands of his parents will lead to an unexpected visit ... Maybe now his son is not the biggest problem...

 



Plastik


Country of Origin: United States
Runtime: 12 minutes 14 seconds


Young dreamer desperately in need of a better image for her addiction in social media and is willing to sacrifice anything for followers and likes.


facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/plastikfilm/
trailer:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7oaNWmVgs0&feature=youtu.be

 



REWIND


Country of Origin: Spain
Runtime: 12 minutes 32 seconds

Elisabeth, a young college girl, comes to her faculty, amid a thick fog, prepared to study while everyone is celebrating Halloween night. With the only company of her walkman, sleep begins to take hold of her, but she hears a recording on her walkman, which will trigger the harassment of a terrifying presence.

trailer:  https://vimeo.com/170491874

 



RIP

Country of Origin:Spain
Runtime:16 minutes 8 seconds

In a? small forsaken village a woman prepares the funeral of her husband with utmost care - she wants everything to go according to plan, since for her it is very important to g?ive a good impression to the guests.

website: http://www.alhena.cat
facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/ripelcorto

 



Sant Martí


Country of Origin:  Spain
Runtime:  1 hour 19 minutes 12 seconds


A couple of friends on their way to a rock festival pick up two girls going to the same event. The trip is ruined due to an unexpected breakdown asking for help in Sant Martí, a shanty town nearby.

trailer:  https://vimeo.com/176517822

 



Skeleton Cop Preview


Country of Origin:  United States
Runtime:  60 seconds

A loose cannon cop (who happens to be a skeleton) is on a quest for justice!

 



Sleazy Pete


Country of Origin:  Canada
Runtime:  11 minutes 25 seconds


A proto-apocalyptic tale where crime, sleaze and violence are king. We spend a night with Sleazy Pete, and his new sidekick.


website: http://glockbusterfilms.com

 



Socket: The Amputated Version


Country of Origin:  Canada
Runtime:  20 minutes

A doctor punishes a photographer for ridiculing her amateurish attempts at his profession.

 



Sound From the Deep


Country of Origin:  Finland
Runtime:  29 minutes

An international research group is searching natural resources from the Arctic Ocean. They pick up a strange underwater sound from far north, and start to follow it to the uncharted waters. Inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft.


trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=QJvW24h3HjY

 



Space Trash Bag


Country of Origin:Spain
Runtime:7 minutes

The most unexpected creature arrives on earth from space to spread horror. Two detectives must stop it before it consumes its evil plan.
Cosmic sex, death and blood in SPACE TRASH BAG !!

trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ix4RjK7iqeU
facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/galleta.dellejanooeste

 



SUNDOWNERS


Country of Origin:  Canada
Runtime: 4 minutes


The Vatican dispatches mercenaries-for-hire – “The God Squad” – to a suburban residence to execute a nocturnal menace.


Certain a city is under siege by a “creature of the night” the local Catholic Chapter has sent a squad of slayers to eradicate a centuries-old enemy, Vampire Violet, at the behest of the Vatican.

Vampire Violet has set up shop in the suburban sanctity of Arkham, Massachusetts, and she’s been slowly sucking her way through the entire town. Little does she know, however, she’s about to come up against The God Squad’s secret weapon – SUNDOWNERS pathogen, which has been hijacked from The God Squad’s archenemy (and Violet’s benefactor), pharmaceutical titan Cerberus Unlimited.


website:   http://www.ego-maniacal.com
facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/egomaniacalproductions/

 



Termitator


Country of Origin: Canada
Runtime:  14 minutes 48 seconds

Four douche-bags embark on a weekend of partying and debauchery at a cabin in the woods, unaware that they will be disturbing the humanoid-termite mutant: Termitator.

trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=myPicSiPaDA

 



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The Basement


Country of Origin: United States
Runtime:  1 hour 30 minutes 36 seconds

Revolves around L.A. serial killer known as The Gemini (Jackson Davis), who tortures and ultimately murders his victims in the dungeon-like basement of his San Fernando Valley home. By the time the movie opens, Gemini has already claimed seven victims, all of whom he has horrifyingly maimed and decapitated with a blowtorch, but Craig Owen (Cayleb Long), the famed musician who Gemini has chosen for his eighth victim, and Craig’s beautiful wife Kelly (Mischa Barton) prove every bit the killer’s equal in the art of psychological warfare, giving rise to one of the more diabolical plot twists in recent memory.

trailer:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ui_tdy7Bso
website:   http://www.basementthemovie.com
facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/BasementHorrorMovie
twitter:   https://twitter.com/Basement_Movie