Film Festival Winners:
Best Thriller Film: MOON TALK
Best Horror Film: THE LAST CHRISTMAS
Best Sound & Music: WHEN THEY COME
Best Direction: THE LAST SELFIE
Best Performances: FIVE POUNDS OF PRESSURE
Best Cinematography: AN EYE OF AN EYE
Watch the Audience Feedback Videos of each film:
THE LAST CHRISTMAS, 12min., Canada, Horror
Directed by Ryan Port
A mischievous 8-year-old girl unleashes a twisted Christmas nightmare, when her plans to capture Santa Claus go horribly wrong.
WHEN THEY COME, 11min., Canada, Horror
Directed by Hunter Collins
Vanessa learns that a vengeful and superstitious ex has killed himself and now suspects she may have had a hand in pushing him over the edge. As Vanessa gathers the sombre details, suspicion isn’t the only thing that begins to creep into her world. Filmed in a single, continuous shot, this film stares at the inevitability of consequences, and what happens when they come…
THE LAST SELFIE, 15min., Italy, Thriller
Directed by Giuseppe Celesia
A group of friends, thirsty by the so-called horror tourism, goes to the Monte Catalfano where a woman died together with her son, plunged into the void because she has gone too far in order to make a selfie worthy of many like on the web. Among friends, a group of four journalists try to find out if it is an accident or a murder. It ‘s just the beginning of a nightmare because’ come to the site will be the victim of a series of phenomena, up to lose the way back home and be forced to spend the night in the woods …
FIVE POUNDS OF PRESSURE, 14min., Canada, Thriller
Directed by Liam Petite
A despondent man is parked on the side of the road with a gun and a single bullet. As he prepares to take his own life, a young female hitchhiker holds him at knifepoint and demands to get out of town. Her reckless plan is now his ultimate way out.
AN EYE OF AN EYE, 17min., Hong Kong, Thriller
Directed by Phoenix Shi
An Eye for An Eye is a story about desire. Everyone has desires, and if people do not control their desires, then they may lose himself one day. Zhu Li, who suffers from eye disease, is a restaurant owner. He is a good cook and specializes in roasting pig’s eyes, hoping to cure his eyes. A doctor named Ding Xu is one of his regular customers, and they enjoy working on “special recipes” together. One rainy night, Ding Xu brings in ingredients that lead to a huge secret between the two.
MOON TALK, 25min., USA, Thriller
Directed by Roberto Jay
An inquisitive woman finds herself trapped in the center of a mysterious young man’s derealization of the world around him and must uncover the catalyst of his mental breakdown before falling victim to his destructive behavior.