HIGHLIGHTS: August 2020 HORROR Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
BEST HORROR FILM: MELODY
BEST THRILLER FILM: FROM SHADOW
BEST PERFORMANCES: NUMEROUS DUO
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: BITCH, POPCORN & BLOOD
BEST SOUND & MUSIC: THE FIFTH DENTIST

Theme of night: Unique surroundings

NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterNORMAL PORN FOR NORMAL PEOPLE, 4min., Australia, Experimental

festival posterBITCH, POPCORN & BLOOD, 16min., France, Horror/Thriller

festival posterNUMERUS DUO, 7min., USA, Horror

festival posterTHE READING ROOM, 7min., USA, Experimental

festival posterTOGETHER, 7min., Ukraine, Horror/Thriller

festival posterMELODY, 20min., Canada, Horror/Thriller

festival posterEAVESDROPPING, 16min, USA, Thriller/Noir

festival posterTHE FIFTH DENTIST, 3min., Canada, Horror/Comedy

festival posterFROM SHADOW, 20min., New Zealand, Horror/Thriller

festival posterSUSHI NIGHT, 9min, USA, Horror

The beginning of a (temporary) new era.

See you at the festivals. Whenever that happens!

– Matthew Toffolo

Short Film: TOGETHER, 7min., Ukraine, Horror/Thriller

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Together is a short horror film about solitude and anxiety during self-isolation caused with COVID-19 quarantine in 2020. It tells the story about a girl who is living alone and senses that someone or something else is in her flat.

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Short Film: MELODY, 20min., Canada, Horror/Thriller

A pianist struggles to finish a song when visited by a stranger.

  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Drama, Fantasy
  • Runtime:
    19 minutes 36 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 17, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    5,200 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    4K
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: THE FIFTH DENTIST, 3min., Canada, Horror/Comedy

Four out of Five dentists agree that daily flossing helps remove plaque buildup that is harmful to your teeth.

Four out of Five dentists recommend sugarless gum for those who chew gum.

Four out of Five dentists simply want to take care of your teeth and wish you ‘good day’.

But what about The Fifth Dentist?

Director – Ian Astorquiza
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  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Horror
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 56 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 1, 2020
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color

Director Biography – Fabio Soares (BITCH, POPCORN & BLOOD)

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Art Director educated at the Applied Arts in the first place, Fabio Soares revealed hisself in advertising during 10 years, through collaborations with international brands as: Orange, Samsung, Johnnie Walker, Cannes Festival, LG, iDTGV, SFR…

Nowadays Writer/Director, his second movie “Bitch, Popcorn & Blood” has been selected more than 110 times in festivals all around the world, and most recent movie “I Will Crush You & Go To Hell” 32 times awarded.

“A study in the result of neglect and abandonment issues”
Oaxaca / Mexico
5 stars out of 5

Short Film: BITCH, POPCORN & BLOOD, 16min., France, Horror/Thriller

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At Salt’ n Sugar, a popcorn bar in the middle of nowhere, LILY a bored waitress, is goingto turn her life around when two fishy strangers show up in the bar.

A mix of onirism, violence and dark humor, Bitch, Popcorn & Blood is simply the weapon that everyone has dreamt of being one day.

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S Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Oct. 2019 HORROR Festival

S, 29min., Spain, Horror/Thriller

Directed by Juan José Patón

Mary, a recent graduate, travels to Spain for an internship at a mental hospital. In addition to facing the difficulties of living in a foreign country, she will meet the first patient she must treat. This will affect her in a way she hadn’t expected.

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