Mother

Director: Kevin McGuiness

Running Time: 3 min


In the dimly lit parlour of an old Victorian home, a timid son carries on a conversation with his elderly mother, asking for her advice about a mysterious young woman. She lovingly offers her maternal wisdom and imparts her insight with grace and compassion, but there is only one problem…she’s been dead for years.

My Little Sister

Director: Maurizio Del Piccolo & Roberto Del Piccolo (Italy)

Running Time: 76 min


When Igor was young, he lost his father because of his little sister. He will grow up trying to find his own way of giving a new face to his past.

Peelers

Director: Seve Schelenz (Canada)

Running Time: 95 min


A small town strip club owner must defend her bar, her strippers and her life when violent infected patrons show up on the final closing night.

Patient 62

Director: Bryce Schlamp (Canada)

Running Time: 80 min


Wracked by nightmares as he searches for his estranged sister, Lucas Chance stumbles upon a ring of human trafficking and genetic experimentation only to realize the dreams he’s having are not his own.

Object Permanence

Director: Nelson Hernandez (FL)

Running Time: 9 min


A man finds himself in an increasingly frightening and familiar situation when a shadowy organization recruits him for what's assured to be a simple job.

2017 Film Fest Official Selections

Payday

Director: Yoshi Kazu Ysa (Student Film) (MO)

Running Time: 7 min


A business man faces a tough deal he cannot ignore.

Out of the Darkness

Director: Noella Borie (Animation) (US)

Running Time: 9 min


Neil, 11, wakes up alone in a strange and dark room FACELESS. He doesn’t remember what happened to him. He desperately tries to find a way out of the room but without any success. He’s trapped! But Neil realizes he’s not alone in the room.

Midnight Walk

Director: Mathilde Nocquet

Running Time: 4 min


Midnight, hidden by sunglasses and a badass vinyl disguise, a mysterious brunette is looking for her victim. Plunged into darkness, a car park is the stage of her next murder.

Night Terrors

Director: Aiden Devaney (NY)

Running Time: 7 min

Found footage short about Ashlee, a psychology graduate student, who has recently begun to experience night terrors. She begins to keep a video dream journals to help work through the problem, but they reveal that there is something more sinister going on.

Night Shadows

Directors: Ivan Viaranchyk & Bat-Ami Rivlin (Animation) (NY)

Running Time: 8 min



In a dark, old victorian city, a young doctor is summoned by a mysterious coachman to attend a patient in need. Rushing to meet his client, the Doctor finds himself taking a dreadful journey to his own personal nightmare.