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A weekend getaway turns in a fight for their life.

 

Hank Vs. The Undead

A group of friends embark on a weekend camping trip but don’t all make it back to town alive. When the zombie outbreak erupts, Hank, a coward, afraid of his own shadow, must find his courage in order to survive. Hank vs. The Undead is a low-budget horror comedy that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

 

Live Evil

Live Evil  – It’s “Ghostbusters” meets “Dawn of the Dead” as written by Rod Serling – When a small college town police station is besieged by “Evil” on a sleepy Halloween night, Pete, the sheriff, and Hancock, his loyal deputy, are thrown into the middle of holy chess-game that could destroy the town, and possibly the world.

 

Curse of the vampire

The Horror Of It All presents, ‘Curse of the Vampire’!

Revenge is best-served cold… Dead Cold…

The vampire DeBlood, returns in the exciting sequel to The Horror Of It All’s ode to the classic horror silent film, “Into the Arms of Death”!

‘Uncle Olav has not seen or heard from his niece, Lady Anabentine since she quietly slipped out of his house one evening. He is worried sick and is fearful of her fate. Distraught, Olav recruits two local ‘entrepreneurs’ to aid in his search. After acquiring the help of the mad Dr. Lycos, they set off to destroy the vampire. Meanwhile, the Dr. is vigilant in creating a monster that will defeat the vampire once and for all…

The battle lines are drawn and DeBlood is furious, he vows to destroy Dr. Lycos and curse the village to 1000 years of endless suffering…’

 

Chip And Bernie's Zomance

Six zombie hunting teams compete to be known as the world’s greatest zombie killers in Chip & Bernie’s Zomance. Pre-Apocalypse exterminators, Chip & Bernie, are best friends that have an unorthodox way of killing zombies with their often crazy and hilarious antics. Their friendship is tested as the contest continues and they learn that their friendship is what helps them survive. Co-starring 6-time Emmy winner Tim Conway in a comedy of Apocalyptic proportions. Pasquale Murena’s Chip & Bernie’s Zomance is full of laughs and adventure, ultimately highlighting just how important the relationship between two best friends can be. This universal theme brings a deeper context to a fun filled zombie apocalypse movie.

 

Easy Pickings

Follow the white trash exploits of a sadistic redneck who amuses his self by antagonizing the workers and patrons of a popular small town diner before focusing his devious attention on a single mother and her children.

 

Balloon Feast

Tommy’s (Andrew Jacob DeHart) life is forever changed when a mysterious girl (Clarisse Behr) comes into his life. When Tommy reports to the bar for work, he finds an unconscious woman in the parking lot. Determined to help, he brings her into the bar only to find that this mysterious woman is about to bring him into a world of darkness and depravity. Bring your appetite for the Feast and try not to burst the balloon!

Fodder

In a post-apocalyptic world, humanities survival lies with Trelas, a secret military research facility buried deep underground. Trelas is developing a new weapon against the undead, or is it for the undead? But, just how effective their new efforts are lies with Gloria. Freshly captured, and just as mysterious a figure as her surroundings, she’s about to make the ultimate sacrifice: her flesh and blood.

The Barbers Cut

Two cut off but living heads wake up in a fridge and manage to escape while trying to avoid a psycho barber.

NOTC

Jay, recently insomniac and away from any emotions, falls prey to a strange presence, who will turn into his executioner, and also his deliverer.

#FIFTEENSECONDSOFTERROR 

“#fifteensecondsofterror – Trilogy” is a trilogy within an experimental short film.The aim is to create 3 mini-shorts in the drama / horror genre. Each mini short lasts 15 seconds and tries to convey as much as possible in the shortest possible time, relying on the editing of fast-paced sequences, accompanied by a high-beat sound well-sinchronised to the images.
Each individual story tells of chance horror events, where disturbing scenes are introduced by epigraphs that open the
narrative and sustain each scene’s emotive buildup.

The Dooms Chapel Horror 

A horrific family tragedy. A town that lays blame. A boy who wants revenge. The Dooms Chapel Horror rises to unleash its terrible vengeance on the tight-knit, southern town of Kaler Mills. Blamed for the death of his celebrated older brother, young Kyle Cole is tormented by members of the community to the point of no return. A secret meeting at the compound of a mysterious and dangerous man named Jordan sets the fate of the town… only to be put on hold as Kyle’s parents, succumbing to their grief, abruptly send Kyle away to be raised by distant relatives. Now, years later, Kyle is a young man on the verge of graduating from college. He is joined by his girlfriend Mandy and Tanner, a young documentary filmmaker, as he travels back to Kaler Mills to find peace with his mother and father and finally deal with the events that caused him so much sadness and anger as a boy. But his parents are not the only ones waiting for Kyle’s return… The table is still set and Jordan, his adopted son Samuel and the dark, ancient creation of Kyle’s vengeance have been waiting… and they are hungry…

Mr. Dentonn 

On a cold winter night, Laura reads his brother David the story of a strange creature that attacks children. Suddenly, a shiver runs Laura’s body, feeling a strange presence in the house. It’s him.

Boarding House 

Boarding House is a chilling tale about a pregnant young woman from the 1930s who seeks refuge in a remote boarding house. She thinks she’s safe until the inhabitants and events become increasingly bizarre, transcending reality and time and putting her unborn child in danger.

Z.14.12 

Zack, a horror fanatic, amateur prepper and his partner Jess face the realization of the ultimate apocalyptic event, only to find that things are nothing like anyone had predicted. Together with their house guests, they must find their way out of this horrifying dilemma as all preparations prove useless. Z.14.12 spins the zombie world in a new direction in this unique, witty and though-provoking approach to this popular genre.

Slasher 

When a group of film students go on location to shoot a horror movie, they end up being cast in a real-time slasher film. though-provoking approach to this popular genre.

Ravage 

When a virus outbreak threatens all of civilization, everyone is rushing to military run vaccination camps to secure immunization against the disease. A man, Ollie, and his son, TJ, end up trapped in a school building on their way to said camp, unable to escape due to the permanent threat of zombies. Along with a young infected girl, Marty, Ollie and TJ try to escape the school but things take a turn for the worse when Marty attacks TJ, causing him to quickly descend into zombie form. Ollie is forced to contemplate whether he’s capable of shooting his son and ultimately makes a decision that alters his life forever. though-provoking approach to this popular genre.

Shi 

An ordinary day starts horribly for the character when he receives some bad news. It changes his life right away. Everything would go wrong from that moment on.
Can things get worse than the worst?

Don't Speak 

A group of friends are having a party on a boat. In the distance, a small town watches them in silence. Suddenly, one of them is seriously injured and the group approach the village for help. No one attends, the few inhabitants they find order them to be quiet and disappear into the darkness. The group split for help and strange and terrifying things start to happen, some of them are killed in terrible circumstances. Those who still live, increasingly terrified, discover the reason for all these murders. If they want to leave the village alive and the house where they are locked, they will have to survive in absolute silence.

CHIMÈRES 

While on holidays in Romania with his girlfriend Livia, Alexandre is hit by a car. He is rushed to the hospital where he has to undergo a blood transfusion. On his return home he seems to be suffering from a strange disease, convinced that contaminated blood is running through his veins. After all isn’t Romania the land of legendary bloodsuckers? Livia has to face Alexandre’s increasingly strange behaviour and does all she can to save their floundering relationship.

Night of the Living Relatives 

John reads in the paper that, like suicide bombers, you have to shoot zombies in the head, otherwise they still pose a threat. Too bad for John and his wife Kelly that they didn’t shoot his zomboid sister…

Gordon Finn 

Things go very wrong when a psychotic murderer by the name of Gordon Finn, on his last day on death row, is examined by a doctor.

Relentless 

When a couple goes camping to find solace from their marital problems, they are attacked by a group of locals and the wife is kidnapped. How far will her husband go to save her?

The Blood of Love 

Unwilling to accept the death of her husband, a young widow, acquires a machine that can bring him back to her. But the machine exacts a terrible price: she must provide the blood it needs to revive her beloved. And it starts demanding more and more blood for less and less time.

LIfeline 

When an enigmatic traveler with an unusual lifeline pays a visit to Madame Golorio’s psychic parlor, the ailing palm reader is compelled to take the future into her own hands. Lifeline is a darkly comedic exploration of the depths one person will sink to save herself and the lengths another will go to in order to lose himself. The brainchild of director Jeffery Wang, it’s a slapstick, bloody battle between mortality and immortality.

Hinkley's Drop 

Samuel Marston visits a coastal town following the death of his wife. However, his break turns into a nightmare when an unsettling presence begins to haunt him.

Survivors 

A deadly contagion is unleashed by the authorities that are meant to keep people safe and three people find themselves trapped in the infected zone fighting to stay alive. In a world without laws, without order and with nobody watching, how far would you go to survive?

2015 Awards

BEST FEATURE
DON’T SPEAK
LIVE EVIL
DARK FOREST​

BEST SHORT
FODDER
Z.14.12
THE BARBER’S CUT

BEST DIRECTOR
DON’T SPEAK
THE BARBER’S CUT
LIVE EVIL

BEST ACTOR
PAUL BARNES – FODDER
TIM CONWAY – CHIP AND BERNIE’S ZOMANCE
IVAN HALL – HINCKLEY’S DROP

BEST ACTRESS
SARAH CORTEZ – SLASHER
OLIVIA BLAKE – RAVAGE
KATHLEEN GATI – LIFELINE

BEST WRITER
LIFELINE
GORDON FINN
MR. DENTON

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
CHIMERES
LIFELINE
RAVAGE

BEST EDITING
THE BARBER’S CUT
BALLOON FEAST
DON’T SPEAK

BEST SOUND
FODDER
LIVE EVIL
MR. DENTONN

 

BEST MUSIC
DON’T SPEAK
RELENTLESS
Z.14.12

BEST SPECIAL FX
THE BARBER’S CUT
FODDER
LIVE EVIL

DIRECTORS CHOICE AWARD
CHIP & BERNIE’S ZOMANCE
SLASHER
Z.14.12

2015 Schedule

Saturday October 17th 2015

11:00AM Doors Open
11:30AM Hank vs. The Undead 1h30m
01:00PM Intermission 15m
01:15PM Live Evil 1h36m
02:50PM Intermission 10m
03:00PM Curse of the Vampire 55m
03:55PM Intermission 10m
04:05PM Chip & Bernie’s Zomance 1h10m
05:15PM Intermission 15m
05:30PM SHORT FILM BLOCK 1h

  • Easy Pickings 11m
  • Balloon Feast 11m
  • Fodder 9m
  • The Barber’s Cut 12m
  • NOCT 15m
  • #fifteensecondsofterror – Trilogy 2m

06:30PM Intermission 15m
06:45PM The Dooms Chapel Horror 1h33m
08:15PM Intermission 15m
08:30PM SHORT FILM BLOCK 1h15m

  • Mr.Dentonn 9m
  • Boarding House 24m
  • Z.14.12 16m
  • Slasher 8m
  • Ravage 10m
  • Shi 9m

09:45PM End of Day 1 Films
10:00PM Close of Festival

Sunday October 18th 2015

11:00AM Doors Open
11:30AM Don’t Speak 1h22m
12:55PM Intermission 15m
01:10PM Chimères 1h20m
02:30PM Intermission 15m
02:45PM SHORT FILM BLOCK 2hr

  • Night of the Living Relatives 9m
  • Gordon Finn 22m
  • Relentless 25m
  • The Blood Of Love 20m
  • Lifeline 18m
  • Hinckley’s Drop 26m

04:45PM Intermission 15m
05:00PM Survivors 1h30m
06:30PM intermission 15m
06:45PM Dark Forest 1h10m
07:55PM Intermission 20m
08:15PM Awards Ceremony 1h30m
09:45PM End of Ceremony
10:00PM Close of Festival