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Monday, October 14, 2019

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Red Letter Day

Red Letter Day

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Los Angeles Premiere
Showtime: 
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 1:00am
Run Time: 
1 hour 16 min
Country: 
Canada
Synopsis: 
While adjusting to a new life in a quiet suburban community, a recently divorced mother and her two teens receive mysterious red letters instructing them each to kill or be killed.
Directed by: 
Cameron Macgowan
Produced by: 
Jason Wan Lim
Written by: 
Cameron Macgowan
Main Cast: 
Dawn Van de Schoot, Hailey Foss, Kaeleb Zain Gartner, Roger LeBlanc
Cameron Macgowan
About the Director(s): 
Cameron Macgowan is a Canadian filmmaker whose eccentric films have explored subjects ranging from Murderous Suburbanites to Erotic Trolls. His work has won awards and garnered critical acclaim at international film festivals across the world including SXSW, Fantasia, FrightFest and the Toronto International Film Festival.
10/14/2019 - 1:00am
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Countryside

Countryside

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Los Angeles Premiere
Showtime: 
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 3:00am
Run Time: 
17m
Country: 
France
Synopsis: 
An old and dilapidated house in the countryside. A solitary and gloomy-looking man wandering around. A frail and angelic girl locked up in a room. A piece of human flesh forgotten near the well... That is what a young tramp will discorver beyond sacrifice...
Directed by: 
Pierre Mouchet
Produced by: 
Romain couture
Executive Producer(s): 
Romain couture, JC Savelli
Written by: 
Pierre Mouchet
Main Cast: 
David Clavel Coline D'Incà Charlie Mechiori
Pierre Mouchet
About the Director(s): 

Pierre Mouchet has been working in the french industry for over 25 years. He has always wanted to explore the horror genre, which he had done in his first short films during his early years. He then worked on several comedy sketches for television – which led him to collaborate with Jean Dujardin and Florence Foresti (France Télévision, Canal +) among others –, as well as on many different projects, whether institutional or mainstream. Eager to return to his first love, Pierre wrote this shor...read more

10/14/2019 - 3:00am
 
Allergic Overreaction

Allergic Overreaction

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World Premiere
Showtime: 
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 3:00am
Run Time: 
14:14
Country: 
USA
Synopsis: 
Four friends gather for a weekend long mother of all marathons, "Freddy Vs Jason Fest." Scott brings a plate of cookies, jam packed with all kinds of chocolate, caramel and peanuts! Unbeknownst to Scott, one of his friend's has a severe nut allergy. And after that friend eats MANY cookies, the rest of the group has a serious problem on their hands.
Directed by: 
Zachary Eglinton
Produced by: 
Zachary Eglinton, CB Mullen, Joe Marine
Written by: 
Zachary Eglinton
Main Cast: 
Matt Mercer, Ace Marrero, CB Mullen, Andrew Morris
Director Zachary Eglinton
About the Director(s): 
Zac Eglinton was born and raised in Connecticut. He graduated the film program at Full Sail University and after working on a handful of films, he met a fellow filmmaker that would become a best friend and producing partner. They made a feature film together and after moving to the City of Angels, Zac and his now close knit group of friends started the annual movie marathon, "Freddy vs Jason fest!" A festival that would play EVERY SINGLE Nightmare on Elm St. and Friday the 13th film. At the 5th ...read more
10/14/2019 - 3:00am
 
Unseen

Unseen

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World Premiere
Showtime: 
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 3:00am
Run Time: 
10:50
Country: 
Canada & United States
Synopsis: 
Nicolas lives in the midst of a pandemic where a deadly virus is transmitted through eye contact. With a baby on the way Nicolas' fears of infecting his wife Claire rise. He must decide whether it is worth the risk to be with the ones he loves or ensure their safety by abandoning them.
Directed by: 
Grace Goen
Produced by: 
Clement Lin, Edward Hyde and Grace Goen
Written by: 
Grace Goen
Main Cast: 
Riaan Smit, Kristina Hampton, Stephanie Izsak
Grace Goen
About the Director(s): 

Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Grace started as a self-taught photographer. From a young age, she always had a camera in hand, learning from her father, a photojournalist. In high school, Grace attended an after-school media arts program where her love for visuals turned into creating films.

Upon graduation from high school, Grace attended Vancouver Film School in 2018 where she studied film production, specializing in cinematography and directing. Her experience spans productions...read more

10/14/2019 - 3:00am
 
Bedtime Story

Bedtime Story

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US Premiere
Showtime: 
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 3:00am
Run Time: 
9m
Country: 
Spain
Synopsis: 
A witch that is observing from the apartment across the street and a story no child should ever hear. Dani is trying to sleep on the top bunkbed, while his mother is telling Lucas a story on the one below... but who is actually the woman telling the story? Better not take a look...
Directed by: 
Lucas Paulino, Ángel Torres
Produced by: 
Emilio Aragón, Chelo Loureiro, Itziar Puga, Amaro González, Paco Rodríguez
Written by: 
Lucas Paulino, Ángel Torres
Main Cast: 
Nerea Barros, Ismael Palacios, Alberto Sánchez, Miguel Galbín
About the Director(s): 

BEDTIME STORY is the first short film for both filmmakers. Before this, they have filmmed very successful spots in Spain.

10/14/2019 - 3:00am
 
Frost Bite

Frost Bite

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Los Angeles Premiere
Showtime: 
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 3:00am
Run Time: 
10 Minutes
Country: 
United States
Synopsis: 
A young girl lures a mysterious figure across a frozen wasteland for reasons unexplained. https://www.instagram.com/andrewhuntdirector/
Directed by: 
Andrew Hunt
Produced by: 
Andrew Hunt
Executive Producer(s): 
Trey Wodele, Andrew Hunt
Written by: 
Andrew Hunt
Main Cast: 
Louisa Darr, Rod Kasai
About the Director(s): 

Pittsburgh native Andrew Hunt began making films at the age of eleven with a borrowed video camera and an army of neighborhood friends. Hunt went on to study filmmaking at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Soon after, he started working professionally as a writer/director on television commercials, documentaries, short films and music videos. In 2007, Hunt was selected by Steven Spielberg to be a contestant on the Fox Reality series, "On The Lot". The show gave filmmakers from acros...read more

10/14/2019 - 3:00am
 
The Burden

The Burden

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Los Angeles Premiere
Showtime: 
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 3:00am
Run Time: 
17 minutes
Country: 
The Netherlands
Synopsis: 
A young woman visits her boyfriend’s family home. There, she learns about a sinister history with his creepy neighbor and soon, all kinds of skeletons come out of the closet.
Directed by: 
Nico van den Brink
Produced by: 
NL Film
Written by: 
Nico van den Brink
Main Cast: 
Hanna van Vliet, Kay Greidanus, Ilke Paddenburg
About the Director(s): 

Nico van den Brink is an Amsterdam based filmmaker. He graduated from the Netherlands Film Academy in 2014. His horror short SWEET TOOTH (2017) was picked up by New Line Cinema and is currently being developed into a feature with James Wan and Micheal Clear's Atomic Monster and Chris Bender's Good Fear producing.

THE BURDEN (2019) was acquired by JS Entertainment and Starlight Media. Atomic Monster and Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert’s Ghost House Pictures are producing under their developme...read more

10/14/2019 - 3:00am
 
The Hitchhiker

The Hitchhiker

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Los Angeles Premiere
Showtime: 
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 3:00am
Run Time: 
13m 50s
Country: 
Australia
Synopsis: 
Jade hits the road to Byron Bay with two besties, resolving to keep her terminal diagnosis on the down-low. When an enigmatic hitchhiker makes her an offer, she finds it hard to refuse.
Directed by: 
Adele Vuko
Produced by: 
Chloe Rickard and Johanna Somerville
Written by: 
Adele Vuko
Main Cast: 
Liv Hewson, Isaro Kayitesi, Claudia Pickering, Christiaan Van Vuuren
About the Director(s): 

Adele Vuko is developing a prolific portfolio in directing. In 2018, she was one of the ensemble directors for ABC’s Squinters, as well as directing The Hitchhiker short film (selected for Sydney Film Festival and St Kilda Film Festival 2019). In 2017, Adele was a director and co-creator across multiple sketches in Foxtel’s sketch show The Slot.

10/14/2019 - 3:00am
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sadistic Intentions

Sadistic Intentions

Q&A with director Eric Pennycoff

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Los Angeles Premiere
Showtime: 
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 4:30am
Run Time: 
1 hour 30 min
Country: 
USA
Synopsis: 
A psychotic musician lures a fellow band-mate and an unsuspecting woman to a remote mansion for a night of romantic deceit and grinding metal mayhem.
Directed by: 
Eric Pennycoff
Produced by: 
Jason Walter Short
Written by: 
Eric Pennycoff
Main Cast: 
Jeremy Gardner, Taylor Zaudtke, Michael Patrick Nicholson, Larry Fessenden
10/14/2019 - 4:30am