Season 12  |  October 19-22, 2017



SUBMITTED FILMS
(Submitted Screenplays)


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Accountable
     
Directed by Matthew Heaven
Produced by Matthew Heaven
Accountable is a 74 minute revenge thriller - and is an original fictional work by the films' writer, director and editor, Matthew Heaven. Shot digitally, and on a budget of £10,000.. the film focuses on the journey of Warren Matthews, an angry and directionless young man struggling to contain his considerable temper. Before long, circumstances cause Warren to reluctantly enlist a local psychiatrist to assist him in confronting damaging past events.
Thriller, 75 mins, Middlesex, United Kingdom


 
Astrid
Directed by Luigi Abanto Varese
Produced by Daniel Gimenez Pajares
Miguel is a former war photographer. Albert, who works in the morgue allows Miguel to take photos of dead women for his personal photographic project. One night, he meets the body of Astrid, a dead blond woman whose beauty transfixes him. Susan, Miguel's girlfriend is frustrated from being rejected and ignored, and realizes that only the dead ignites Miguel's passion and desire for her. Miguel, realizing that Astrid is buried, determines to revalue his current life and bury his past with its ghosts and to appreciate more again his life with Susan. But it's too late, Astrid, an angel, perhaps a curse, it will leave an indelible mark.
Horror, 18 mins, Spain


 
Daughter of the Lake
Directed by Ozlem Altingoz
Produced by Ozlem Altingoz
A group of friends take a trip through the country, hoping to have a nice getaway for the weekend. But their trips takes a dangerous turn, when their tire mysteriously pops and an old stretch of road through the woods. They stumble upon an older man's house, and he offers them assistance. They accept, not knowing his deadly secret is hiding upstairs in her room. What will happen when his secret escapes, and not even he can control it anymore.
Horror, 15 mins, California, USA


 
Hofuku (Revenge)
        
Directed by Anaís Medina, Tony Navarro
Produced by Anaís Medina, Tony Navarro
"Hofuku" is a short science fiction with touches of horror / suspense based on historical facts and Japanese legends. In this short real image is mixed with animation and even credits have a surprises.
Science Fiction, 10 mins, Spain


 
Savor
     
Directed by Marc Cartwright
Produced by Marc Cartwright, Baker Chase Powell
A man discovers the horrors of dining alone.
Horror, 37 mins, California, USA


 
Sofia, The Legend of Aguas Verdes
    
Directed by Ruth Gomez
Produced by Willy Poch
In a cruel and mysterious world, a girl traumatized by the death of her mother. A scary crime, without guilty and an uncle in the desperate search, the absolute truth!
Horror, 12 mins, Argentina


 
Tail
Directed by Rory Pierce
Produced by Ryan Pierson
After stopping at Happy Hour for a workday wind down, two friends end up going for a drive full twists, turns and tragedy.
Thriller, 16 mins, Arizona, USA


 
The Cursed Man
      
Directed by James L. Perry
Produced by James L. Perry, Intergalaxy Entertainment
Alister believes death is in love with him. A simple smile from friend or stranger is all it takes to encourage death to kill. With his family deceased and a path of destruction behind him, Alister sits inside a mental institution, sworn to silence and separated from the rest of the world, haunted by his inability to escape death's preferential treatment. But when a beautiful psychologist arrives at the institution and starts offering him care, Alister braces himself for more killings. When none follow, he tries to figure out whether he truly is insane or if death has finally come to him in the form of a woman. Stars Brahm Gallagher (Game of Thrones), Ruth Connell (Supernatural), Jim Tavare' (Harry Potter), Maritza Brikisak (The Young and the Restless), Paul J. Grace (Iron Man 2).
Horror, 91 mins, California, USA


 
The Ningyo (Episode One)
    
Directed by Miguel Ortega
Produced by Tran Ma
A Faustian tale about losing oneself in the process of achieving our goals. Professor Marlowe finds a piece of a map pointing to the place where the Ningyo, a mythical Japanese creature, could be found. The legend claims whomever consumes its flesh will attain remarkable longevity. He presents the project to his peers, who mock and dismiss him as a fraud. He decides to risk everything and go after the Ningyo on his own in hopes to bring to light what could be one of the greatest contributions to science. What he could not anticipate is that, in his search, he is confronted with a choice that puts the very foundations of his morality to the test. Stars Jerry Lacy (Dark Shadows), Tamlyn Tomita (Joy Luck Club; 24), Louis Ozawa Changchien (Predators; The Bourne Legacy).
Fantasy, 29 mins, California, USA



The Sin Reapers: Halloween
      
Directed by Matthew Forte
Produced by Kevin Forte, Matthew Forte
Reapers Jared Scrimm and Pandora Crane help avenge the soul of Jennifer Holder. A younger women who was brutally murdered by Mark Norman, a.k.a., "The Babyface Killer", on Halloween night many years ago.
Horror, 10 mins, New York, USA