Get to know the short film: DRAWN TO FEAR, 7min, USA, Horror

Playing at the best of Horror/Thriller FEEDBACK Short Film Festival on Thursday Aug. 18th. 7pm. Carlton Cinemas in downtown Toronto. Get your FREE Tickets today

DRAWN TO FEAR, 7min, USA, Horror
Directed by Daniel Robinette

A single woman named Hope has procured a rare book under strange circumstances. Little does she know that the book has a life of it’s own – drawing out the fears of those who possess it. Hope struggles to figure out the meaning of the book before it’s too late.

Director’s Statement:

I’m a huge fan of the horror genre as well as occult and supernatural folklore. Drawn to Fear is a film that embraces some cliche horror film elements, as well as integrates a strong and original concept / storyline. As a fan of horror / fantasy books and RPGs growing up, I wanted an artifact to be the catalyst for the story. The book becomes more than just a vessel, it’s a compendium of deaths and souls. The short film is brief enough to portray one specific death and one life lost to the book.

Film Type:Short

Genres:Horror

Runtime:7 minutes 30 seconds

Completion Date:February 16, 2016

Production Budget:500 USD

Country of Origin:United States

Country of Filming:United States

Film Language:English

Shooting Format:Digital

Aspect Ratio:16:9

Film Color:Color

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Get to know the short film: FOOTPRINTS, 13min, Canada, Horror/Family

Playing at the best of Horror/Thriller FEEDBACK Short Film Festival on Thursday Aug. 18th. 7pm. Carlton Cinemas in downtown Toronto. Get your FREE Tickets today

FOOTPRINTS, 13min, Canada, Horror/Family
Directed by Kevin Saycharuen

Deep in the forest, Cahng, an injured hunter searches for his family who are being haunted by a supernatural force.

Director’s Statement:

Footprints is a film created in equal parts of my love and frustration of filmmaking.

Growing up as a first-generation son of Laotian immigrants in Canada, you live a two-sided life. One side remembers what blood runs through your vein- for me, it was my parents growing up in a small rural village in Laos and how they suffered through civil unrest and immigrated all over the world until settling in Canada. The other side is being brought up as a son of immigrants in a metropolitan North American city. Tradition clashes with first world culture that do not comfortably fit together.

Footprints is a film where I attempt to reconcile my parent’s tradition and my own generation’s culture together. A film that combines my upbringing with the blood that runs through my veins, remembering and honoring both sides.

Film Type:Short

Genres:Korean, Horror, Psychological Thriller, suspense, Thriller

Runtime:13 minutes 57 seconds

Completion Date:April 1, 2015

Country of Origin:Canada

Country of Filming:Canada

Film Language:Korean

Shooting Format:RED

Aspect Ratio:16:9

Film Color:Color

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